A Wythe County Application must be completed & signed to be considered for any position.

Please return applications as stated in the employment advertisement. If no instructions are included, applications may be:

  • mailed or dropped off at the County Administration Offices, 340 South Sixth Street Wytheville, VA  24382
  • faxed to 276-223-4515
  • or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Due to the amount of applications received, applicants will only be notified if selected for an interview.

Wythe County Employment Application
Constitutional Officer Applications must be submitted as stated in the employment advertisement)
Sheriff's Office Applications must be submitted directly to the Sheriff's Office)

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


The County of Wythe seeks qualified firefighters to fill part-time daytime shifts at Max Meadows Fire Department, supplementing volunteer fire and accident response to meet Wythe County’s desired public safety outcomes for residents, businesses and visitors. Employees will be scheduled for 30 hours per week or less, with primary duties in: emergency response; apparatus checks and maintenance; training; facilities maintenance; response records and reporting. Scheduling to be determined based on applicant availability.

The department serves the northeastern portion of Wythe County, including the busy eastern intersection of Interstates 81 and 77, several major truck stops, fuel centers and RV parks along the interstates, major industries at Progress Park and a significant amount of national forest property. Required minimum certifications: Firefighter I; Hazardous Materials Operations; Emergency Vehicle Operations. Preferred candidates will also have EMT-B certification or higher.

Hourly pay in line with experience and training. Acceptable driving history required, along with clear drug screen, criminal background check and pre-employment physical. To apply: Submit Wythe County application to Martha Collins, County Clerk; 340 South Sixth Street; Wytheville, VA  24382. Applications considered on an ongoing basis; positions open until filled. Applications available at this link.

Wythe County is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Wythe County Administration Office is accepting applications for a full-time Water/Wastewater Administrative Assistant. 

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: receptionist, assisting with completion of water applications, data entry, preparing and maintaining office files, setting up and maintaining customer accounts, collection of payments, cashiering, daily deposits, preparing correspondence, operating a variety of office and computer equipment, coordination of field work orders and other duties as directed. 

Qualified candidates must possess strong computer software skills with a proven ability to learn and implement new software. Candidate must have strong multi-tasking skills with proven ability to work in fast paced environment. Candidates with Associates Degree in Administrative Support or Computer Technology fields with progressive experience preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled at the County Administrator’s Office, Attention:  Martha Collins, Administrative Assistant, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia  24382. An application may be obtained at this link.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wythe County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a full-time Community Recreation Specialist/Program Assistant. This new position will be responsible for developing and facilitating community programs primarily based in the eastern and western parts of the county. Examples could include adult fitness, community paint nights, or special senior or children’s events.

Applicants should have experience in parks and recreation, health and fitness, education or program/special event planning. Preferred applicants will have an Associate Degree or higher in Parks & Recreation, leisure studies or related field. In addition to creating community programs in Wythe County they will be assisting with supervision at Rural Retreat Campground and Pool.

The employee must work well with the public and be willing to work weeknights and weekends. Candidates should be positive representatives of the county and be willing to take initiative and constantly work to develop, grow and support new programs to meet specific recreational and health needs of the community.

Compensation commensurate with experience and education with salary scale starting at $26,453 per year plus benefits.

Candidates must fill out and submit a letter of interest, resume, and a Wythe County employment application. A full job description and application may be found HERE.

Position will be open until filled, applicant review will begin November 22, 2021.

Please submit application packet to the attention of:

Kevin Williams, Director of Parks and Recreation
340 South Sixth Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

For any additional questions, please contact Kevin Williams at 276-223-4519 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ready for a change? Come thrive in a career where every phone call can mean saving a life and you leave every day satisfied knowing you’ve made a difference in your community. Wythe County is hiring both experienced dispatchers and promising trainees for its E911 emergency communications center. The dispatch center is an around-the-clock operation, all day, every day, and is the heart of operations for local law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical services.

WHAT DISPATCHERS DO:  Receive phone calls and texts for service from the public for police, fire and rescue. Sends police, fire and rescue personnel to emergency scenes by radio communication and paging. Entry and inquiry into VCIN/NCIC/DMV records via data terminal. Operate modern and fast-paced computer-aided dispatch and mapping. Carry out assigned and related tasks as required.

OUR EXPECTATION: We prefer certified applicants with at least two years of recent dispatching experience. We will first interview candidates with experience – or a combination of experiences - with Spillman, 911 mapping, VCIN/NCIC, warrant processing, certified trainers and/or first responder. Must have good keyboarding skills, be able to obtain VCIN/NCIC certification, communicate professionally and clearly via telephone and radio, and quickly handle multiple tasks simultaneously under stressful emergency situations. May be required to pass a hearing test. Requires ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be willing to work shifts assigned; shifts are typically 12 hours (either 0600-1800 or 1800 to 0600) with a rotating schedule. Requires high school diploma, pre-employment physical, clean drug screen and background check.

SALARY: Competitive and in-line with experience. Pay differential for certified dispatcher trainers. The County offers excellent benefits including: paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental and vision insurance; optional insurance coverages; Virginia Retirement System; paid holidays.

Please submit resume and application to Martha Collins, Wythe County Administrator’s Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all.