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Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Part-time Animal Shelter Attendant
Salary Range: $10.56 – $12.21
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, monitoring sick, quarantined, and injured animals and observing them for unusual physical and behavioral conditions. Report monitoring results daily to Animal Control Officer on duty.  Additional duties include assisting in the administration of the shelter when open to the public. Requirements include basic computer skills for record-keeping and good communication skills for positive interactions with the public. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Interested persons may apply at the Nelson County Department of 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 Dept. of Social Services is hiring for the following positions:

Family Services Specialist I/II – CPS, Foster Care, and Adult Services and a Family Services SupervisorPlease follow the links below for access to these job applications.

FSS I/II (FC) –  http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/153876

FSS I/II (CPS) –  http://virginiajobs.peopleadmins.com/postings/153884

FSS I/II (Adult Services/APS)http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/156232

FSS Supervisorhttp://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/158093

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:

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
Candy McGarry - Director
Linda Staton - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
Brenda Loving - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
fax: 434-263-7134