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Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Full-time Roll-off Vehicle Operator
Salary Range: $29,771 – $33,683
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date:  As soon as possible

Responsibilities include the ability to operate a roll-off vehicle for collection and delivery of solid waste and recyclables.   Must have general knowledge of routine maintenance on a roll-off vehicle and the ability to maintain daily route records. Education equivalent to high school graduation is desirable. Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with air brake endorsement is required. Candidates will be required to undergo a background check and pre-employment drug testing. Random drug testing during employment is also required. Applicants must include a current five year DMV record with application. Occasional work at the Nelson County Transfer Station and weekend hours may be required. Interested persons may apply at Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949, (434) 263-7137, email Linda Staton at lstaton@nelsoncounty.org, or fax to (434) 263-7137. EOE.

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

 

Position:  Full-Time Animal Control Officer
Hiring Range:  $29,771 – $32,861
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning 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 apply at Nelson County 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.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.

 

Position:  Public Safety Communications Dispatcher
Salary:  $25,422.00
Closing Date:  Until filled by qualified applicant
Estimated Beginning Date:  As Soon As Possible

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for a Public Safety Communications Dispatcher.  Duties include:  answering incoming 911 emergency and non-emergency calls, giving medical emergency dispatch services when applicable, assessing situations by obtaining any/all crucial information for police, fire, EMS, etc., along with many other areas of assistance that is often given by the dispatcher.  The position of a dispatcher requires excellent communication, the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and precise problem-solving skills.  Candidates will be required to complete the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office hiring process as well as undergo a complete background check.

Interested persons may submit a completed Nelson County Sheriff’s Office employment application to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, P.O. Box 36, Lovingston, VA 22949.  Applications may be obtained by accessing the following link at Sheriff’s Office Application, or by contacting the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office at (434)263-7050.  EOE.

 

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