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Emergency Response Team Officer

Public Safety


Emergency Response Team Officer

  • 494499
  • 4901 E PATRICK HENRY HWY PO BOX 548, BURKEVILLE, Virginia, United States, 23922-0548
  • VA Center for Behavioral Rehab
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Title: Emergency Response Team Officer

Hiring Range: $40,910 to Commensurate with Experience

Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Location: Va Center for Behavioral Rehab

Agency Website: https://vcbr.dbhds.virginia.gov/

Recruitment Type: Agency Employee Only - A

Job Duties

The Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation (VCBR), a behavioral treatment center known for securely housing and treating civilly committed sex offenders is actively recruiting for Security Officers for the Emergency Response Team (ERT).

Members of the Emergency Response Team will:
Respond in a professional manner to various incidents and emergencies as trained
Participate appropriately in the implementation of Aggressive Management Plans
Make routine rounds to ensure the safety and security of residents and staff
Conduct regular searches on the Secure Treatment Unit and throughout the facility as directed

This position will also be responsible for custody, control and escape prevention of the resident population. This involves:

Supervision of resident movement
Checking visitors and residents for contraband
Maintaining security at gates and entrances
Reporting on resident conduct and performance
Supervising resident activities
Responding and intervening in emergency situations

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Valid Virginia Driver’s License

Ability to work any shift

Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years’ of age

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in mental or behavioral health

Experience working in an institutional work environment

Security experience (or similar role)

Special Instructions: 

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


Contact Information:

Name: Bill Reinson

Phone: 804-766-3384

Email: william.reinson@dbhds.virginia.gov


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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