Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority

Virginia ABC is a multidimensional state government authority, employing a diverse workforce of more than 4,000 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.