Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn


Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

5 West Main Street

Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

Phone: (540) 473-8233

Fax: (540) 473-8207




A County Job Application Form is available at the Library, by contacting the office, or by clicking on the following links - Word file or PDF File. Note: due to its size, the Word file takes a minute to load.

Submit all applications to:


County Benefits Package rev 12/13

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Current Botetourt County Job Openings

Local Office of State Agencies or Constitutional Offices


Utility Distribution System Operator

Botetourt County is accepting applications for a full-time and part-time Utility Distribution System Operator to work in the operation, maintenance and repair of water and wastewater facilities and other utility facilities in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. This position is subject to 24-hour on call and may work varied shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.


Applicants must hold at minimum Class IV Water Works Operator license or Wastewater Operator license; 2 years experience preferred; must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License, have and maintain a good driving record.  An employee in this position is subject to and must pass a pre-employment medical physical, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and will be subject to future random drug and alcohol screening.

Full job description

A completed application form (indicating your preference for full-time or part-time employment), including salary history, and copy of the Water Works license or Wastewater Operator license is required to be considered for the position.

Candidates should submit application form and supplemental documents to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to

(Reference Operator in the subject line)

Position remains open until filled. Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle; an easy 30 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-8233 with questions.


Posted August 4, 2014

Botetourt County Application for Employment: Word or PDF


  • 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.


Sheriff's Office


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.

No openings at this time


Social Services

No openings at this time




Customer Service/Cashier

Applications are being accepted for the position of a part-time/seasonal Customer Service/Cashier to work in the Botetourt County Treasurer’s Office. Candidate will perform responsible, skilled, clerical work, assisting with the operation of the Treasurer’s Office. Primary tasks include: receiving tax payments, including real estate, personal property, and state income tax, balancing a cash drawer, use of a computer including tax and Microsoft Office programs, use of fax and other office machines.

Candidate should have customer service experience; must also possess excellent public relation and communication skills, be motivated and flexible. This part- time/seasonal position work hours are expected to be as follows:

October – November: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

November – Mid-December: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

January – April: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

May – September: fill in for vacations and/or as needed

Full job description

Candidates should submit completed applications to:

Botetourt County Treasurer

1 West Main Street

P.O. Box 100

Fincastle, VA 24090

or email to

(reference Open Position in the subject line)

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Only individuals selected for an interview will be notified when the position is filled. EOE, ADA

Contact the Treasurer's Office with questions at (540) 473-8254.


Posted September 15, 2014

Botetourt County Application for Employment: Word or PDF





  • 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



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