Wythe County Parks and Recreation is continues to accept applications for a full-time Recreation Assistant, Sports Coordinator. All candidates must possess a positive friendly demeanor, work well with the public and willing to work weeknights and weekends. Preferred applicants should have experience in parks and recreation, sports management, sports officiating or field management. Preferred applicants will have an Associate Degree or higher in Parks and Recreation, Sports Management or related field. CLICK HERE for full job description.

Starting salary $24,668 per year plus benefits. Compensation commensurate with experience & education.

To apply candidates must fill out and submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and a Wythe County Employment Application.

Position will be open until filled, applicant review will begin May 24, 2019.

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.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Wythe County Parks and Recreation is now accepting employment applications for Campground Clerk/Maintenance and Lifeguard positions at Rural Retreat Lake. These are seasonal employee positions that will work part-time (up to 28 hours) early May through 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 must have reliable transportation to and from job site. 

All Lifeguards must be Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid Certified and be able to provide proof of certification before employment. 

Campground Clerks/Maintenance are responsible for managing the camp store, daily maintenance of the store/campground, camp sites and other duties deemed necessary. 

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

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


One full time School Resource Officer position.
Salary $31,009.00 plus benefits.

Duties shall consist of, but are not limited to serving as a SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER under the COPS in Schools Initiative. Foster a relationship of trust, mutual respect and understanding to promote a safe school community. Serve as a positive role model in and out of the school environment. Effectively utilize timely communication coordination. Required to use crime prevention strategies such as providing information about student conflicts, crime trends, and situations that may cause disorder in school environment or community. General responsibilities necessary for the safety and good order of school and community. Knowledge of school and community support resources available to students. Also serve as a liaison between available support services. Responsible for identifying criminal offenders and criminal activity. When appropriate, will participate in any subsequent court proceedings.

• A current certification in Law Enforcement from the Department of Criminal Justice Services preferred.
• Must be able to successfully perform department physical assessment.
• Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation and drug screening.
• Must have high school diploma or GED.
• Must have valid Virginia Operators License.

The Wythe County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications are available on the Wythe County website and can also be requested at the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Application deadline is February 15, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.

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.

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.