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Employment Opportunities

The office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Nelson County is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position:

Position: Full-Time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Salary Range: $58,000-$60,000
Closing Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Beginning Date:  TBD

Full-time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney position begins April 6, 2020. This full time position reports to the Commonwealth’s Attorney and prosecutes criminal offenses. The duties include, but not limited to, prosecuting felony, misdemeanor and delinquency matters in all courts on behalf of the Commonwealth and local jurisdictions. Candidate will possess a Juris Doctor degree, possess thorough knowledge of criminal laws and procedure, have excellent trial skills, a focus on justice, and be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar. Position will require the exercise of professional judgment and impeccable ethics. Salary range is $58,000.00 – $60,000.00, EOE.

Send resume and application to: Office of the Commonwealth Attorney for Nelson County, P.O. Box 447, Lovingston, VA 22949 or by email to drutherford@nelsoncounty.org. For a County Application visit: Nelson County Job Application. Resumes with applications accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020.

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.

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

Position: Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher
Salary Range: $28,017-$32,389     
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include answering and documenting all calls into the Emergency Operations Center including dispatching appropriate emergency personnel. Must have the ability to communicate orally, effectively handle emergency situations, and work well with the public. Education equivalent to high school graduation is required. Knowledge of PC applications, county road systems, and emergency communication center techniques and procedures is preferred. Candidates will be required to undergo a background check.

Interested persons may apply at Nelson County Department of Finance & Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may be faxed to (434)263-7134 or submitted by email to Linda Staton at lstaton@nelsoncounty.orgFor 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
Candy McGarry - Director
434-263-7135
Linda Staton - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
434-263-7137
Brenda Loving - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
434-263-7138
fax: 434-263-7134