Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Full-Time Animal Control Officer
Starting Salary Range: $32,412 – $44,803 + Excellent Benefit Package
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. Required certifications include: Basic Animal Control, Taser, OC (Oleoresin Capsicum)/Pepper Spray, Baton, and Firearm qualification. Valid Virginia driver’s license is required.

Interested persons must submit a completed Nelson County employment application and resume with three (3) references to Nelson County Finance & Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949.  (434)263-7139. Applications and resumes may also be sent by fax to Judy Seraphin at (434)263-7134, or by email to jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org. For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

Position: Full-Time Building Inspector
Starting Salary Range: $34,010 – $45,000 (DOQ) + Excellent Benefit Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Nelson County, VA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Residential and Commercial Building Inspector.  Responsibilities include conducting and documenting site inspections of commercial and residential structures in accordance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Codes (USBC), International Building Codes (IBC), and the Virginia Amusement Device Regulations (VADR).  The qualified individual will be issuing corrective orders in accordance with the above mentioned codes. In addition, the building inspector will administer and enforce the local ordinances for erosion and sediment control, and issue corrective orders as required.

Successful candidate must possess working knowledge of: USBC, IBC, and VADR, along with general knowledge of architectural and engineering principles, construction materials, practices, and techniques. The ability to read blueprints and construction drawings, accurately interpret complex codes and county ordinances is required.   The ability to communicate professionally and effectively with the general public, contractors, architects and engineers, both verbally and in written form is essential.  Basic knowledge of soil conservation through soil erosion and sediment control measures is a plus.  Working knowledge of iWorQ Building Inspections software is desired.  Continuing training and education for all levels of inspectors is expected and provided.  Successful completion of training and certification requirements for either Residential Building Inspector or Commercial Building Inspector as established by the Commonwealth of Virginia is mandatory within 12 months.  At least five (5) years’ experience in building inspections or related field and a valid and unrestricted Virginia driver’s license is also required.  Excellent benefit package offered including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, vacation and sick leave.

Interested persons must submit a completed Nelson County employment application and resume with three (3) references to Nelson County Finance & Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA 22949.  (434)263-7139. Applications and resumes may also be sent by fax to Judy Seraphin at (434)263-7134, or by email to jseraphin@nelsoncounty.org. For a Nelson 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 by email to jseraphin@nelsoncounty.orgFor 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 position:

Family Services Specialist III (CPS/In Home Worker) 

Starting Salary Range: $39,662 – $44,500 (DOQ) + Excellent Benefit Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

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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