APPLICATION PROCESS:

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
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Constitutional Officer Applications must be submitted as stated in the employment advertisement.)

Sheriff's Office Employment Application 
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Sheriff's Office Applications must be submitted directly to the Sheriff's Office)

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Wythe County seeks a creative professional to engage and inform the public through media releases, website, social media and civic engagement opportunities as our Public Information Officer ("PIO"). Wythe County residents will come to depend on this person as a reliable, trustworthy, timely source of news and information regarding public meetings, public business and emergency information. In addition to these public-facing duties, the PIO also serves a critical county financial function by applying for, receiving, tracking and reporting on grants from public and private sources to support county projects and initiatives.  

The ideal candidate will have experience in professional writing, public speaking and speechwriting, grant writing, workflow organization and video production. 

Minimum salary: $34,000; actual starting salary depends on education and experience. Full-time hourly position, 40 hours per week with a varied work schedule. Available benefits including health insurance, Virginia Retirement System, paid leave and more.

Complete application package includes county application (see above link), cover letter, current resume and three professional writing examples. Address cover letter to Wythe County, Attn: Martha Collins, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382. Email application packet to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Position is open until filled, with initial review starting April 7, 2021.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Wythe County Parks and Recreation is now accepting employment applications for Lifeguard positions at Rural Retreat Lake. These are seasonal part-time positions (up to 28 hours/week) starting May through early September. All Candidates must possess a positive friendly demeanor, work well with the public, and be willing to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed. Employees should be able to lift 50 lbs or less without assistance and have reliable transportation. All lifeguards are required to have current lifeguard certification. Should a certification be needed please contact the Parks and Recreation department on how to obtain one. Lifeguards are also responsible for daily maintenance of the pool and facilities, monitoring/supervising the pool area, and other duties deemed necessary. CLICK HERE for full job description.  

Applications may be obtained at the link above and returned Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia, by calling (276)223-4519. 

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

The Wythe County Parks and Recreation is now accepting employment applications for Campground Clerk/Maintenance positions at Rural Retreat Lake. These are seasonal part-time positions (up to 28 hours) starting early May through early September.  All Candidates must possess a positive friendly demeanor, work well with the public, and be willing to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed. Employees should be able to lift 50 lbs or less without assistance and have reliable transportation.  Campground Clerks/Maintenance positions are responsible for managing the camp store, daily maintenance of the store/campground, camp sites and other duties deemed necessary. CLICK HERE for full job description.

Applications may be obtained at the link above and returned Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia, by calling (276)223-4519. 

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

The Wythe County Parks and Recreation is now accepting employment applications for Pool Manager at Rural Retreat Lake. This is a seasonal part-time position (up to 30 hours/week) starting early May through early September. All Candidates must possess a positive friendly demeanor, work well with the public, and be willing to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed. Employees should be able to lift 50 lbs or less without assistance and have reliable transportation. Manager will also be responsible for supervision and scheduling of lifeguards, daily till and deposit, maintaining chemical records and overall daily maintenance of the facility. Knowledge of lifeguarding and general pool maintenance preferred. Training will be available. CLICK HERE for full job description.

Additional questions may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director Wythe County Parks and Recreation. 

Applications may be obtained at the link above and returned Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia, by calling (276)223-4519. 

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for both full and part-time Dispatchers for the Emergency Operations Center. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Field calls for service from the public for police, fire and rescue.  To dispatch police, fire and rescue personnel by radio/radio paging.  Entry and inquiry into VCIN/NCIC/DMV records via data terminal.  Operate modern and fast-paced computer-aided dispatch utilizing DOS and Windows based operating systems.  Carry out assigned miscellaneous tasks as required.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma or two-years experience preferred.  Must possess good keyboarding skills, ability to obtain VCIN/NCIC certification, ability to communicate professionally and efficiently via telephone and radio, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under stressful emergency situations.  May be required to pass a hearing test.  Must be willing to work any shift with no exceptions; shifts may be 8 hours to 12 hours in duration.  Drug Screen and extensive background check required. Starting full-time salary is $26,000 with raise after completion of training and certification. 

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 all positions are filled.

For specific inquiries regarding these positions, please contact Darlene M. Lang at (276)223-4533.