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Employment Opportunities

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

Position: Full-time Senior Transfer Station Operator
Hiring Range: $29,415 – $43,116 Annually + Excellent Benefit Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Position is responsible for operating the solid waste transfer station; serving as on-site supervisor. Responsibilities include: maintenance of transfer station grounds in accordance with Department of Environmental Quality standards, acceptance and processing of all commercial and residential trash delivered to transfer station, and performance of routine preventative maintenance on equipment. Operators must use an electronic scale system to generate charge tickets, a computer to process payments and charge transactions and answer citizens’ inquiries. Successful candidate must have a valid/unrestricted driver’s license, must have the ability to operate large equipment, effectively communicate with the public, and perform basic mathematical computations. Education equivalent to high school graduation is preferred. State Transfer Station Operator Certification is recommended and must be obtained within first year of employment. Required to work one half-day on Saturday per month. Excellent benefit package offered.

Interested persons must submit a Nelson County 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.org  . For a Nelson County employment application, please visit: Nelson County Job Application.

Position: Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher
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.

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.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:  Family Services Supervisor
Beginning:  As soon as possible (until filled)
You must apply for this job at:  https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/posting/205018

This job description, qualifications, and requirements may be accessed using the following link:  DSS-Family Services Supervisor 20201204

 

Position:  Benefit Programs Supervisor
Beginning:  As soon as possible (until filled)
You must apply for this job at:  https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/196493

 

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
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