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Employment Opportunities

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

Position:  Deputy Sheriff
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Field Deputy Application

Position: Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher
Hourly Range: $27,017 – $30,567
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Estimated 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 submit a completed County employment application to the Nelson County Administrator’s Office, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949.  (434)263-7137. EOE. For more information and County Application, visit: Nelson County Job Application

 

Position: Part-Time Animal Shelter Attendant
Hourly Range: $11.56 – $12.14
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Estimated Beginning Date: As Soon As Possible

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, monitoring sick, quarantined, and injured animals and observe them for unusual physical and behavioral conditions. Report monitoring results daily to Animal Control Officer on duty. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Interested persons may apply at 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 – $9.53
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Estimated Beginning Date: As Soon As Possible

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for the position of Part-time Substitute, Convenience Center Solid Waste Collection Site Attendant.  Shifts are generally 6 hours (7 am to 1 pm/1 pm to 7 pm).  The position will require availability to work Sunday through Saturday.

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.

Interested persons may submit a completed County employment application to the Nelson County Finance Office, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949.  (434)263-7137. EOE.

 

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