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Employment Opportunities

The County of Nelson is currently seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following positions:

Position:  Full-time Secretary III
Department: County Administrator
Salary Range: $30,863 – $35,680
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities include general office duties such as preparing correspondence, handling travel arrangements, answering and routing phone calls, establishing and maintaining files, purchasing office supplies, and general office management.

Must have general knowledge of PC applications including word processing and spreadsheets, standard office procedures, and typical office equipment. Previous office experience and familiarity with local government practices, Code of Virginia, and Nelson County codes and ordinances is preferred. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form. Must have the ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
High school education or GED equivalent is required. Two year college education and records management experience is preferred.

Interested persons may submit a completed application and resume with three references to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

Position:  Full Time Animal Control Officer
Salary Range:  $32,421 – $37,469     
Closing Date:  Until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, assisting with rabid and unclaimed animals, impoundment of abandoned and stray animals, investigation and processing of dog bite and other animal law violation cases. Officer must be able to complete written and photographic documentation of cases and complaints, obtain necessary warrants and summons, and testify in court. Requires education equivalent to high school graduation. Certifications required include: Basic Animal Control, Taser, OC (Oleoresin Capsicum)/Pepper Spray, and baton. These certifications must be obtained within first year of employment. Valid Virginia driver’s license is required.

Interested persons may submit an employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

Position:  Parks & Recreation Seasonal Part-time Basketball Site Supervisor
Salary Range:  $11.09 – $12.82
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Requirement:  Nelson County Employment Application

Nelson County Parks and Recreation is seeking qualified applicants for a Site Supervisor for the youth basketball season at Rockfish River Elementary School. Supervisor oversees site for practices and games; includes supervision of participants and spectators. Some experience preferred.

Basketball season:
November through December 2018:  Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays nights, with the possibility of Tuesday nights.
January through March 2019: Saturday day and possibly evening; Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights, with the possibility of Tuesday nights.

Interested persons may submit an employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

 

Position:  Parks & Recreation Seasonal Basketball Part-time Timekeeper
Salary Range:  $9.58 – $11.07
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Requirement:  Nelson County Employment Application

Nelson County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking qualified applicants for a sports timekeeper during youth basketball season at Rockfish River Elementary School. Some experience is preferred. The season is from January through March 2019 and will be mostly Saturdays with some week nights possible.

Interested persons may submit an employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

 

Position: Part Time Convenience Center Attendant
Salary Range: $10.06 – $11.63     
Closing Date: Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date: As soon as possible

The County of Nelson is seeking applicants for the position of Part-time, Convenience Center Solid Waste Collection Site Attendant.  Shifts are generally 6 hours (7 am to 1 pm/1 pm to 7 pm).  The position will require a flexible schedule, availability on Saturdays and Sundays, and work hours will be on an “on-call” basis at all Convenience Center sites.

Responsibilities include opening and closing staffed collection sites, overseeing the collection of household trash and recyclables, screening for non-permitted materials, operating hydraulic trash compactors, keeping sites clean and well-maintained, and ensuring that sites are used only by County residents and property owners. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. High school education or GED is preferred but not required.

Interested persons may submit an employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE.  Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

 

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position:

Position:  Certified Deputy Sheriff

Click below for the application information to submit directly to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office:
Field Deputy Application.

 

Please be aware, the Nelson County Department of Human Resources does not handle applications for Constitutional Offices.  Please direct any applications, resumes, or questions directly to the Constitutional Office.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal. (Not all prohibited bases to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:

USDA
Office of the Assistance Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Stop 9410
Washington, DC 20250-9410
Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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Contact Us
Physical Address
84 Courthouse Square
Lovingston, VA 22949
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 336
Lovingston, VA 22949
Contact
Debbie McCann - Director
434-263-7135
Linda Staton - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
434-263-7137
Grace Mawyer - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
434-263-7138
fax: 434-263-7134

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