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Employment Opportunities

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

* Position:  Emergency Services Coordinator
Salary Range: $43,116 – $53,846
Department: Public Safety & Emergency Services
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Required Documentation:  Nelson County Job Application; Resume; AND Three (3) References

Responsibilities include coordinating emergency operational plans and operating procedures as required by state and federal regulations as well as ensuring compliance with hazardous waste requirements. The Coordinator also provides scheduling and supervision of the Emergency Operations Center personnel as well as serving as the county representative to the Nelson County Emergency Services Council and other state or federal emergency services organizations as appropriate. In the event of major emergencies, the coordinator serves as advisor providing technical assistance and coordination. The Coordinator is responsible for managing the department budget and works with the Technology Department in assessing equipment and software needs for the Emergency Operations Center.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in emergency communication center operations and familiarity with local, state, and federal laws regarding emergency operations. Supervisory skills and working knowledge of basic purchasing and budget management are required. Must have general knowledge of maps and county road systems and working knowledge of PC applications. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form.  High school education or GED equivalent is required. Related course work or training in emergency services is desirable. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Interested persons may submit a completed application and resume with three references to the Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949, (434) 263-7137/7136. EOE

For a County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

* Position:  Secretary III
Salary Range: $27,816 – $33,064
Department: 
Planning & Zoning
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Required Documentation:  Nelson County Job Application; Resume; AND Three (3) References

Responsibilities include general office duties such as preparing correspondence, handling travel arrangements, answering and routing phone calls, establishing and maintaining files, purchasing office supplies, general office management, and processing zoning applications, including data/fee collection.  Also acts as administrative assistant to Planning/Zoning Boards which requires minute/note taking at monthly meetings (typically in the evening).

Experience is necessary in standard office methods and record keeping.  Must have general knowledge of County geography, road systems, landmarks, zoning principles and working knowledge of PC applications. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form.  High school education or GED equivalent is required.

Interested persons may submit a completed application and resume with three references to the Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949, (434) 263-7137/7139. EOE

For a County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

* Position:  Part-Time Office Assistant
Hourly Rate: 
$10.49 – $11.29
Department:  
Tourism
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date: 
As soon as possible
Required Documentation: 
Nelson County Job Application

Responsibilities include some data entry, answering the phone, restocking brochures, and greeting the public in the Nelson County Visitor’s Center. Must have the ability to communicate orally and work well with the public.  Experience with Microsoft Word and Excell desired.  Education equivalent to high school graduation.  Candidates will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Position is for Saturday and Sunday shift, hours 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; 16 – 32 hours per month.

Interested persons may submit a completed County employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949.  (434)263-7137/7139. EOE.

For a County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

* Position:  Part-Time Finance Technician II
Hourly Rate:  $15.47-$17.51
Department:  Finance & Human Resources
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Required Documentation:Nelson County Job Application

Candidate must have skills in general office record keeping and the ability to perform complex calculations and data analysis.

Required: General knowledge of payroll, human resources, budget preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and procurement of goods and services; knowledge of basic accounting and budget principles; proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software.

Preferred: Experience with the Bright and Associates Municipal Software package; experience in local government setting; two year college degree with accounting emphasis or at least three (3) years experience in a related field.

Interested persons may submit a completed County employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949.  (434)263-7137/7139. EOE.

For a County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job 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, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Office of the Assistance Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., 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
Sara Turner/Linda Staton - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
434-263-7137/7139
Grace Mawyer - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
434-263-7138
fax: 434-263-7134