Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Full-Time Emergency Services Coordinator
Salary Range:  $45,546 – $62,959 Annually DOQ + Excellent Benefits Package
Department: 
Public Safety & Emergency Services
Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant
Required Documentation:  Nelson County Job Application; Resume; and Three (3) References

Responsibilities include coordinating emergency operational plans and operating procedures as required by state and federal regulations as well as ensuring compliance with hazardous materials requirements.  The Coordinator also provides scheduling and supervision of the Emergency Operations Center personnel as well as serving as the county representative to the Nelson County Emergency Services Council and other state or federal emergency services organizations as appropriate.  In the event of major emergencies, the coordinator serves as advisor providing technical assistance and coordination.  The Coordinator is responsible for managing the department budget and works with the Technology Department in assessing equipment and software needs for the Emergency Operations Center.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in emergency communication center operations, as a public safety dispatcher, and having familiarity with local, state, and federal laws regarding emergency operations.  Supervisory skills and working knowledge of basic purchasing and budget management are required.  The successful candidate must have general knowledge of maps and county road systems and working knowledge of PC applications. Candidates must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form.  High school education or GED equivalent is required.  Related course work or training in emergency services is desirable.  Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and undergo a background check.

Interested persons may submit a completed application and resume with three references to:  Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949, or to Judy Seraphin at jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org, or by fax to (434) 263-7134. EOE.  For a County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

Position: Full-Time Roll-off Vehicle Operator
Hiring Salary: $40,013 Annually DOQ + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include operating a roll-off vehicle for solid waste and recyclables transport. 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 desired. CDL, Class B with air brake endorsement required. Candidates required to undergo a background check and pre-employment drug testing. Random drug testing during employment also required. Include a current five year DMV record with application. Occasional work at the Nelson County Transfer Station and weekend hours are required. Interested persons may apply at Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949, (434) 263-7139, by email jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org, or fax (434) 263-7134. EOE. For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

Position:           Full-Time Building Code Official
Department:     Building Inspections
Hiring Range:  $55,385  –  $76,558 (DOQ) Excellent Benefits Package
Posting Date:    August 23, 2022
Closing Date:    Until filled by qualified candidate

Nelson County, VA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Building Code Official.  Responsibilities include reviewing building permit applications and submitted plans for approval in accordance with Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), International Building Code (IBC), and Virginia Amusement Device Regulations (VADR) for the County of Nelson, conducting site inspections of structures and issuing corrective orders in accordance with USBC, IBC, and VADR, administering and enforcing the local ordinance for erosion and sediment control, and bio-solids, supervising and training department staff, managing department budget and implementing department policies and procedures.

Successful candidate must possess qualifications of Building Official pursuant to USBC section 105.1.1 and working knowledge of: USBC, IBC, and VADR, general knowledge of architectural and engineering principles and construction materials, practices, and techniques, and basic knowledge of concepts of soil conservation, and budget principles. The ability to read blueprints and construction drawings, and accurately interpret complex codes and ordinances is required.  Current DHCD CBO certification pursuant to USBC section 105.1.2 Certification of Building Official is preferred, or successful completion of training and examination requirements for a Building Official as established by the USBC section 105.1.2 within 12 months of hire and attendance of the Academy’s Core module within 180 days of appointment is required. (USBC 105.1.3 Noncertified Building Official.) The ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with the public, both verbally and in written form and management experience is essential.  Working knowledge of iWorQ Building Inspections software is desired. At least five (5) years experience in building inspections or related field with at least (3) years in responsible charge is preferred.  Any combination of education and experience that would confer equivalent knowledge and ability shall be deemed to satisfy this requirement.  A valid and unrestricted Virginia driver’s license is also required and Nelson County residency within one year of hire is preferred.  Salary dependent on qualifications, excellent benefit package offered. Position will remain open until filled.

Interested persons must submit a completed County employment application and resume with three (3) references and salary requirements to the Nelson County Administrator’s Office, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949.  (434)263-7139. Applications and resumes may also be sent via fax to 434-263-7134, or emailed to jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org. EOE.  For a County employment application, please visit:  Nelson County Job Application.

Position: Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher
Starting Salary Range: $34,010 Annually (DOQ) + OT and Excellent Benefit Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
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. Starting salary commensurate with experience, certifications and skills.

Interested persons may apply at Nelson County Department of Finance & Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7139. EOE. Applications may be faxed to (434)263-7134 or submitted by email to Judy Seraphin at jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org.  For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

Position:  Part-Time Animal Shelter Attendant
Hourly Hiring Range:  $15.00   (DOQ)
Closing Date:  Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date:  As soon as possible

Responsibilities include animal intake, 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.  Work schedule is 28 hours per week with some weekend work required. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Interested persons may mail applications to the Nelson County Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949.  (434)263-7139. EOE.  Applications may be faxed to (434)263-7134 or submitted by email to Judy Seraphin at jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org. For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

The Nelson County Department of Social Services is seeking interested applicants for the following positions:

Family Services Specialist I/II (Foster Care)

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/313991

Family Services Specialist I/II (APS/ Adult Services)

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/313994

Benefit Programs Specialist I/II (2 positions)

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/314008    

 

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 as listed.

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
Linda Staton | Director
434-263-7135
Judy Seraphin | Payroll & HR
434-263-7139
fax: 434-263-7134