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The Employment section of our website is provided to share employment notifications to the public. The type of information you will find here includes notices, job descriptions,and applications. All documents and forms are Adobe Acrobat files. Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

While employment application forms may be completed online, for security purposes, they must be printed and signed in order to be considered for employment.

Wythe County Employment Application

Sheriff's Office Employment Application

New River Valley Jail Employment Opportunities



NRRWA - Chief Water Operator PDF Print E-mail

The New River Regional Water Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Chief Water Operator for the New River Regional Water Plant. 

The Chief Operator will perform a variety of skilled work as a worker/supervisor over the water operators, operator trainees, and temporary workers. Responsible for efficient, overall operation/maintenance of the plant.

 Must possess a Class I or Class II Virginia Waterworks Operator Certification as issued by the Virginia State Board for Certification of Water or Wastewater Works Operators; or be able to possess within one year of hire. Must be a high school graduate with knowledge of environmental science, public health, civil engineering, or closely related field. Preferred candidate should have five (5) years experience related to operation, repair and maintenance of water or wastewater collection or treatment systems including the operation of related maintenance equipment and five years supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will acceptable. 

Applications may be obtained at the link above and a full job description may be found by clicking HERE. First review of applications will begin on December 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

The New River Regional Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

By Order of the New River Regional Water Authority
Stephen D. Bear, Chairman

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:32
 
Water Operator/Maintenance Position PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Water Operator/Maintenance position for the Wythe County Water & Wastewater Department. 

Job functions include performing routine distribution operation, maintenance, emergency repairs, meter reading, improvements to water & sewer systems and other duties as directed. Must be self-motivated and have a team player attitude. 

High school diploma required. Continuing education credits in the Water/Wastewater field and/or technical training a plus. Must hold or be committed to obtaining a Class V water license within 12 months of hire. Must have a valid motor vehicles operator’s license. Commercial Drivers licenses (CDL) required or be able to obtain within six months of hire date. 

Applications may be obtained at the link above. Please submit applications along with attachments to the attention of Martha Collins, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Applications accepted until position filled.

 
NEW RIVER REGIONAL WATER PLANT - OPERATOR OR OPERATOR TRAINEE PDF Print E-mail

The New River Regional Water Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Water Operator or Operator Trainee.

Successful candidates will be able to exert 10 lbs. of force frequently and 50 lbs. of force occasionally, operate a skid-steer loader, possess good communication skills, knowledgeable with computers, general knowledge of hand tools and chemical feed pumps, and follow written and oral instructions.  This position requires candidates to be able to work shift-work, weekends and holidays. 

Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED, Virginia driver’s license issued by the DMV and good driving record. 

Candidate must be able to obtain a class 4 Water Works license issued by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation within 12 months.  Preference will be given to candidates who already possess a class 4 or higher Virginia water works license.  Salary is based on experience and what classification of license is held. 

Duties include but are not limited to:  Sample collecting, performing routine water testing, adjusting chemical feed rates, using SCADA to evaluate/control plant conditions and tank levels in the distribution system, prepare and maintain daily logs, read and interpret test results, read flow meters and pressure gauges, use skid-steer to clean drying beds and perform general plant maintenance and cleaning.

Applications may be obtained from the Wythe County Administration Office, County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or at the link above.  Please submit application to the attention of Martha Collins, County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Applications accepted until position filled. 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 October 2018 11:19
 
Wastewater Operator PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Water and Wastewater Operator or Operator Trainee for the Wythe County Water and Wastewater Department.

Job functions include operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater systems, which service nearly four thousand residential and commercial customers.  Job duties include but are not limited to: operation of wells, pump stations, and wastewater treatment facilities; performing the necessary field and laboratory tests to ensure compliance with State regulations; maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

The Operator Trainee will be required to obtain the necessary water and wastewater licenses as a condition of employment within a specified time period.  Job hours include weekends and holidays as directed.

Applicants who possess or are in the process of obtaining Associates in Applied Science Degree in the field of Environmental Science, Water/Wastewater Specialization, or Chemical/Biological sciences preferred.  Applicant should possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, computer skills, mechanical and electrical skills, be self-motivated and possess a team player attitude.  The candidate shall have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Applicants must possess at a minimum a High School diploma, GED or Vocational school graduate education.  The applicant must have a valid motor vehicles operator’s license.

Applications may be obtained from the Wythe County Water/Wastewater Department, County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or at the link above.  Please submit application to the attention of Martha Collins, County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382.

The salary range is dependent on qualifications and includes paid County benefits such as health/dental insurance, life insurance, retirement, annual/sick leave accumulation, etc.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 September 2018 10:41
 
Part-time Animal Shelter Custodian PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a part-time custodian (up to 28 hours/week) at the Wythe County Animal Shelter. The successful candidate must be in good physical condition and have experience working with animals. Candidate must have experience in dealing with the public, computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and photography.

A county application may be obtained at the link above. Please submit resume and application to Mrs. Martha Collins, Administrative Assistant, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  


 


 
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