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Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Part-Time Economic Development & Tourism Specialist
Department: Economic Development & Tourism
Hourly Rate: $14.84 – $17.15
Closing Date: Until filled
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include managing daily operations of the visitor’s center, analyzing various data elements relative to economic development, researching potential sources of grant funding, preparing grant applications including facilitation of programmatic requirements for successful grant projects, and other duties as assigned. Experience is necessary in standard office methods, record keeping, spreadsheets, and budgeting. Must have knowledge of general marketing with knowledge of management of social media campaigns and website platforms, economic development and advertising principles, and basic business plan development. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience is desirable. The successful candidate must have a valid/unrestricted driver’s license. Employment will entail approximately 24 hours per week.

Interested persons may apply at Nelson County Finance & Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE. Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134, or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.org. Applications are accessible online at https://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/departments/human-resources/documents-forms/.

Position: Part-Time Solid Waste & Recycling Coordinator
Hourly Range: $17.17 – $19.85
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 Solid Waste & Recycling Coordinator. Work hours average between 20 and 25 hours per week. Additional convenience center shift(s) may also be included when needed, but total weekly hours may not exceed 29 hours per week.

Responsibilities include: scheduling and supervision of convenience center personnel; performing convenience center attendant duties when necessary; overseeing collection of solid waste and recyclables at convenience centers; maintaining program statistics; preparing monthly reports; preparing monthly time sheets for convenience center attendants; coordinate programs to promote solid waste reduction and recycling activities; serve as staff liaison with the public, local community groups, government agencies and the Board of Supervisors regarding solid waste; assisting in the implementation of County solid waste goals and objectives; assisting in maintaining County compliance with Local, State and Federal laws regulating recycling and solid waste at collection sites.

Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. High school education or GED is preferred but not required. Flexibility is desired; must be available for weekend hours if/when necessary.

Interested persons should submit a completed County employment application to Nelson County Finance and Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949, by fax to (434)263-7134, or by email to Linda Staton at lstaton@nelsoncounty.org. For a County employment application please visit: Nelson County Job Application (http://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/departments/human-resources/documents-forms/). If you have any questions, you may contact Linda Staton in the Finance and Human Resources Department by calling (434)263-7137. EOE.

Position: Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher
Starting Salary Range: $28,017-$32,389 Annually + 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)263-7137. 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.

Position: Part-time Convenience Center Attendant (Floater)
Hourly Range: $10.06 – $11.63     
Closing Date: Open until filled by qualified applicant
Start Date: As soon as possible

The County of Nelson is seeking applicants for the position of Part-time, Convenience Center Solid Waste Collection Site Attendant (Floater).  Shifts are generally 6 hours (7 am to 1 pm/1 pm to 7 pm).  The position will require a flexible schedule, availability on Saturdays and Sundays, and work hours will be on an “on-call floater” position basis at all Convenience Center sites (Shipman, Massies Mill, Rockfish, and Faber).

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 an employment application to Nelson County Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949. (434)263-7137. EOE.  Applications may also be sent by fax to Linda Staton at (434)263-7134 or by email to lstaton@nelsoncounty.orgFor a Nelson County employment application please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

 

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

Position: Human Services Assistant III
You must apply for this job at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/222165

Position: Benefit Program Specialist I/II
You must apply for this job at: 
https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/222330

Position:  Family Services Specialist – CPS
Beginning:  March 12, 2021 (until filled)
You must apply for this job at:
https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/215120

 

The office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Nelson County is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position:

Position:  Full-time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Beginning:  June 25, 2021

This full time position reports to the Commonwealth’s Attorney and prosecutes criminal offenses. The duties include, but not limited to, prosecuting felony, misdemeanor and delinquency matters in all courts on behalf of the Commonwealth and local jurisdiction. Candidate will possess a Juris Doctor degree, possess thorough knowledge of criminal laws and procedure, have excellent trial skills, a focus on justice, and be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.  Position will require the exercise of professional judgment and impeccable ethics. Salary is $60,000.00. EOE.

Send resume and application to:  Office of the Commonwealth Attorney for Nelson County, P.O. Box 447, Lovingston, VA 22949 or by email to drutherford@nelsoncounty.org.  For a County Application visit: Nelson County Job Application <http://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/departments/human-resources/documents-forms/>.

Resumes with applications accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021.

 

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

Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking qualified applicants for the following position in Nelson County:

Position:  ANR Extension Agent, Nelson County
Hiring Range:  Commensurate with Education and Experience
Applications Review Date:  March 4, 2021
Closing Date:  Open until filled

 The ANR Extension Agent position for Nelson County Extension Office is now open for applications. This is an administrative and professional position in the Central District Cooperative Extension Department of Virginia Tech with focus on agriculture and life science. All applications must be completed online at the website www.jobs.vt.edu, job search #515161. The following link provides more information including a full job description and necessary qualifications for this position.

https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/515161/extension-agent-anr-nelson-county

The Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Virginia Tech has an excellent benefits package; including graduate tuition waiver.

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Contact Us
Physical Address
84 Courthouse Square
Lovingston, VA 22949
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 336
Lovingston, VA 22949
Contact
Candy McGarry - Director
434-263-7135
Linda Staton - Finance Technician (Payroll & Human Resources)
434-263-7137
Brenda Loving - Finance Technician (Accts. Payable & Public Services)
434-263-7138
fax: 434-263-7134