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Employment Opportunities

As of August 23, 2016 (0 position removed; 1 position added; 5 positions available):

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

*Position: Part-Time Animal Control Shelter Attendant
Hourly Range:  $11.56 – $12.45
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Required Documentation:Nelson County Job Application

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, monitoring sick, quarantined, and injured animals and observe them for unusual physical and behavioral conditions. Report daily to Animal Control Officer on duty the results of monitoring.  Requires education equivalent to high school graduation.

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

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


*Position: 
Information Systems Specialist
Salary Range:  $39,087 – $44,224
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Required Documentation:Nelson County Job Application;  Resume; AND Three (3) References

With supervision, performs diversified information systems and administrative duties.  Responsibilities include mapping, data maintenance and demographic analysis using Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software and database tools to maintain County data related to many aspects of local government, technical support of the County’s computer network and users including 911 related systems and support of the NCBA Broadband network and operations.  Broadband support includes coordination and information sharing with the network operator, outside plant contractor, internet service providers, utility locators, and the general public.

Education and/or experience with ArcGIS, GPS equipment, computer networking and 911 systems is desired.  Must have good oral and written communications skills, have experience with the use of computer applications and possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Candidates with a four year college degree in a related field preferred.  Candidates will be required to undergo a background check.

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. EOE.

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


*Position:
Part-Time Convenience Center Solid Waste Collection Site Attendant
Hourly Range:  $8.22 – $8.85
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Required Documentation:Nelson County Job Application

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for the position of Part-time, Convenience Center Solid Waste Collection Site Attendant at the Rockfish site.  MUST  be available for Sundays between 11 AM & 7 PM.

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.  Flexibility is desired; again must be available for Sunday 11 AM to 7 PM shift.

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

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


*Position:
  Full Time Animal Control Officer
Salary Range:  $28,615 – $31,585
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Required Documentation:Nelson County Job Application

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, assisting with rabid and unclaimed animals, impoundment of abandoned and stray animals, and investigation and processing of dog bite and other cases.  Applicants should be aware up to 75% of time may be spent assisting with shelter duties.  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 submit a completed application to the Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949, (434) 263-7137. EOE.

For a 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: Deputy Sheriff
Department:  Sheriff’s Office
Entry Level Salary: $31,009.00
Closing: Open until filled by qualified candidate
Required Documentation: Field Deputy Application

The qualifications for selection and appointment to a sworn position in the Sheriff’s Office shall meet or exceed the minimum state qualifications that are set forth in § 15.2-1705, Code of Virginia and the requirements of the Sheriff’s Office.

Individuals who wish to apply must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Undergo a background investigation, which includes a fingerprint-based criminal history records inquiry into both the Central Criminal Records Exchange and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and may include a check of school records, credit history, inquiry as to character and reputation;
  • Have a high school diploma or have passed the General Educational Development (GED) exam; Associate degree or higher preferred.
  • Possess a valid Virginia driver’s license at the time of employment with no minus points or suspensions;
  • Be at least twenty years of age
  • Not have been convicted, pled guilty or no contest to a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Virginia
  • Not have any convictions for misdemeanor crimes
  • Pass a written Police Officer Selection Test (POST) exam (exemption: previous or current DCJS law enforcement certification); study guides and practice tests are available at http://www.tests.com/practice/police-test
  • Complete an oral interview
  • Pass a Polygraph Examination
  • Complete a physical / medical examination conducted under the supervision of a licensed physician; at the expense of the Sheriff’s Office
  • Pass a drug urinalysis
  • Interview with the Sheriff
  • For Law Enforcement appointments: § 15.2-1525, Code of Virginia and the requirements of the Sheriff’s Office:
    • The applicant must live in Nelson County or be willing to relocate within a reasonable distance of the administrative Sheriff’s Office, as determined by the Sheriff

After the applications are reviewed, qualified applicants will be invited to take the written test.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact the Sheriff’s Office (434-263-7050).

 

Interested candidates can acquire a job description and application from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, 84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, VA 22949.

Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO/AA/M/F/D/V

 


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 - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
434-263-7137
Grace Mawyer - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
434-263-7138
fax: 434-263-7134