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Employment Opportunities

As of January 28, 2015:

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

* Position:  Animal Control Officer (Part-Time)

Department:  Animal Control

Salary Range:  $13.69 – $14.74  

Closing Date:  Until filled by qualified applicant

Start Date:  As soon as possible

Responsibilities include daily operation of the animal shelter including cleaning, feeding, and euthanasia as required, assisting with rabid and unclaimed animals, impoundment of abandoned and stray animals, investigation and processing of dog bite and animal law violation cases, and maintaining required logs and reports.  Requires education equivalent to high school graduation.  Certification in Basic Animal Control is recommended, but may be obtained within first year of employment.

Interested persons may apply at the Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949.  (434)263-7135. EOE. For a County Application, see Nelson County Human Resources – Documents & Forms.



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 Information

Contact Us

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