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Virginia ABC is a multidimensional state government authority, employing a diverse workforce of more than 4,700 full-time and part-time employees statewide.

Careers at Virginia ABC reflect the broad range of the agency's business operations, from retail sales and law enforcement, to information technology and other functions. Whether it’s selling bottles, issuing licenses or performing one of the hundreds of support functions that enable our organization to operate a profitable business and promote public safety, Virginia ABC employees are proud to be public servants of the commonwealth.

Virginia ABC employees work hard each day to bring good spirits and excellent service to Virginia while exemplifying the following core values:

  • Accountability: We build trust by delivering on our promises.
  • Service: We take pride in our role as public servants and put customers, both internal and external, first in all we do.
  • Integrity: We are fair, consistent, transparent and treat everyone with respect.
  • Performance Excellence: We are innovative, collaborative and strive to improve every day.

We offer a variety of career opportunities, both full-time and part-time. Full-time employees receive approximately 43 percent of their annualized salary in paid benefits. Part-time employees are offered flexible work schedules and may work up to 29 hours each week. Part-time employment opportunities often allow individuals to obtain the job-related skills necessary to be competitive for advancement into full-time job openings.

Movers and shakers wanted. Apply today! 

Join a Team Crafted of Virginia's Top-Shelf Talent

A Rewarding Workplace

Our team is our greatest asset, so we invest in the growth and development of all team members. We are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our communities, our stakeholders and, above all, our customers.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. A workforce that reflects the diversity of our customer base enables us to have a better understanding of our customers. We believe an inclusive culture that values different perspectives builds employee engagement, fosters creativity and fuels innovation.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for Virginia ABC openings. Virginia ABC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation in order to ensure access to the application and/or interview process. 

Job Stability

As a revenue-generating agency of the Commonwealth, we do not rely on state funding. During budget difficulties or economic downturns, Virginia ABC is less susceptible to furloughs or layoffs.


We provide a comprehensive package of benefits to all full-time employees and limited benefits to hourly (part-time) employees. Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, group life insurance, disability, retirement and savings plans, paid leave and various other benefits and services. View benefits information at the Virginia Department of Human Resources Management.

Career Advancement

We strive to promote employees from within who want to better themselves and the organization. More than 90 percent of all store associates are promoted to assistant manager and store manager positions.

Using the Jobs Online Employment System

Virginia ABC manages all open positions through its online employment system called Jobs. Candidates can review openings and submit applications using that system. 

Features include:

  • Informative position descriptions of available career opportunities
  • Secured account and application information
  • A user-friendly, step-by-step application process
  • The ability to create a one-time personal application used to apply for either current or future positions within Virginia ABC
  • Helpful links and tips to assist you with completing your application
  • Email notifications when jobs become available based on specified criteria
  • The ability to track the status of your application throughout the recruitment process

If you have accessed your account as of August 2010, you will be able to retrieve your current account information, provided your user name and password are valid.

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Contact Us

Email: [email protected]

Technical support with Jobs:
(804) 213-4513

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The Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) is the first source for information about working for the commonwealth, including state employee benefits.