County Government Jobs


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Current Botetourt County Job Openings

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Utility Maintenance Worker

Botetourt County has an immediate opening for a Utility Maintenance Worker.  This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.   This position requires knowledge of equipment, pumps and procedures involving construction and maintenance of water and sewer facilities; and manual labor.  Backhoe experience is a plus. Must possess valid Class A CDL or be able to secure within 6 months of employment.  Pre-employment physical and drug screening required.  Starting salary from $25,906 to $30,000 DOQ.  Open until filled.  EOE.

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A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.    Applications can be emailed to or mailed to:  Botetourt County Human Resources, 5 W Main St, Suite 200, Fincastle VA 24090

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Maintenance Worker-Recreation (Part-time Seasonal)

Botetourt County is accepting applications to fill two part-time seasonal maintenance worker positions in the Parks and Recreation Department.  Preferred qualifications include experience in landscaping and grounds maintenance, such as mowing, trimming, pruning, raking, shoveling and the operations of tools and equipment needed to perform these duties, including riding and push mowers, weed-trimmers and hand tools.  This position will primarily work Mon-Friday 7:00AM to 3:30PM, up to 24 hours per week.  Some periodic evening or weekend duty may be required. 

This position requires the applicant to be able to work outdoors and be able to perform moderate to strenuous physical activity for periods of up to eight hours per day.  Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record.  Starting rate of pay is up to $10.00 per hour, based on experience. Applications can be obtained by calling 540-473-8233 or from the county's website at :

Application and resume should be submitted to: Human Resources, 5 West Main Street, Fincastle, VA 24090, by 5:00PM on March 28, 2014.

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Planning Manager/Zoning Administrator

Exciting opportunity for planning professional looking for that next level of opportunity.  One of Virginia’s most desirable communities, Botetourt County seeks and promotes growth consistent with and complimentary of its unique character and identity.  Located within the Roanoke, VA MSA, Botetourt has transitioned from an agricultural/bedroom community to a regional manufacturing and outdoor activity center and is experiencing significant commercial growth.  Interstate 81 interchange development and redevelopment, coordinated transportation-land use planning and access management and innovative mixed-use planning and development will be immediate and near-term issues of focus and opportunity.   The successful applicant will be a proven team leader with strong land use planning experience (min. 5 years preferred) in a diverse development environment.  Starting salary to the upper 50’s DOQ plus a comprehensive benefits package.

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.  Mail application, cover letter and resume to:  Botetourt County, Human Resources, 5 West Main Street, Suite 200, Fincastle, VA 24090 or email to:  Please reference Planning/Zoning in the subject line.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., March 12, 2014.  Position remains open until filled.  Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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  • Polling Place Election Officer

Serving as an Election Officer is a rewarding way to participate in your government and help ensure a fair and well-organized voting process. Botetourt County needs approximately 140 dependable and committed citizens to serve as election officers in its 17 precincts for each General Election. Click here to read about qualifications, duties and pay rates. For additional information, contact the Voter Registration Office.


Botetourt County Sheriff's Department


Submit State Job Application Form to the Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 18, Fincastle, VA 24090  (540) 473-8230 e Sheriff's Department may offer a benefits and vacation package that differs from what is offered for other County positions.


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  • Recreation

The Recreation Department is continually looking for dedicated volunteers to support its various programs and activities. The County utilizes volunteers to support parks and playing fields, coach youth sports teams, and promote its many programs. Additionally, the County works collectively with seven booster clubs in the area made up entirely of volunteers, which support and organize local youth sports leagues. To get involved in any of the Recreation Department's programs and activities, contact Angie Crawford at (540) 473-8326 or e-mail the Recreation Department at

  • Volunteer Fire Departments and Rescue Squads

The residents of Botetourt County are very fortunate to be served by an outstanding group of individuals that comprise the county's various volunteer fire departments and volunteer rescue squads. The selfless dedication portrayed by these men and women is truly inspiring and greatly appreciated. However, more enthusiastic volunteers are always in demand.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like additional information on the services provided by these associations, please contact the Emergency Services Coordinator at (540) 473-2098.

To apply for any of the departments listed below, please use the application at

Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Fire House: (540) 977-2094

Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 275
Buchanan, VA 24066
Fire House: (540) 254-1331

Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Fire House: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 432
Fincastle, VA 24090
Fire House: (540) 473-2142

Glen Wilton Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 76
Glen Wilton, VA 24438
Fire House: (540) 862-7771

Troutville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 609
Troutville, VA 24175
Fire House: (540) 966-8661

Read Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
43 EastPark Drive
Roanoke, VA 24019
Fire House: (540) 977-5881

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Rescue Building: (540) 977-2094

Buchanan Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 244
Buchanan, VA 24066
Rescue Building: (540) 254-3048

Eagle Rock Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Rescue Building: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 605
Fincastle, VA 24090
Rescue Building: (540) 473-8383

Troutville Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 11
Troutville, VA 24175
Rescue Building: (540) 966-8661



Did You Know...

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The Botetourt Sports Complex has attracted more than 40,000 visitors to Botetourt since opening in July of 2007. It received the Best New Facility Award from the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society in 2008, Pioneer Athletics Field of the Year Award in 2011, and Amateur Softball Associations Complex of the Year in 2012.