Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn

Manager

Monday - Friday

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

5 West Main Street

Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

Phone: (540) 473-1927

Fax: (540) 473-8207

Email

 

The Office of Human Resources serves as the first point of contact for prospective Botetourt County employees. We are responsible for coordinating the hiring process for all departments and offices that fall under the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors.

We have striven to provide as much information as possible on this website to help applicants successfully navigate the hiring process and encourage you to read all of the information on this page prior to applying.


Employment Application

A Botetourt County Employment Application is required to be submitted in order to be considered for all Botetourt County job openings. Other documents may also be required as outlined in the job postings below.

Job oppenings with Constitutional Officers, the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, and the Department of Social Services may list alternative requirements for application. Please check with those offices and agencies regarding requirements before filling out a Botetourt County Employment Application.

Botetourt County Employment Application rev. 4/15

Application Instructions:

  • The application requires Adobe Reader. If you do not have the program, please download here.
  • Please open and save a blank copy of the Botetourt County Employment Application to your computer.
  • Do not begin filling in the form in your browser window because the changes will not be saved.
  • Please fill out the saved form electronically and submit to: jobs@botetourtva.gov
  • We prefer that applicants submit electronically through email; however, if you are unable to do so, please contact Human Resources for alternative methods of application.

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County Benefits

Botetourt County provides a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees. For more information, please visit the link below:

County Benefits Package rev. 12/14

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Current Job Openings

Constitutional Offices and Other Agencies


Planner

Botetourt County is recruiting for the position of Planner to join our Department of Community Development.  This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package, including state retirement.

The selected candidate will have responsibility for performing varied professional assignments in the field of planning.

Areas of Focus:

  • Traditional Land Use
  • Site Plans
  • Subdivision Plats
  • Current and Long Range Plans
  • Land use applications
  • Assist with the Comprehensive Plan update

Areas of Responsibility:

    • Citizen, Applicant, Developer and other inquiry responses relating to planning, zoning and development
    • County Zoning Ordinance
    • County Subdivision Ordinance
    • Review and Process special use, rezoning, site plan and other permit applications for adherence to County plans
    • Attend Board of Zoning Appeals, County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors meetings
    • Assists with development of studies, projects, analyses, plans, ordinances and recommendations concerning the short and long range development of the County

Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in urban and/or regional planning or a closely related field; Master’s degree preferred
    • One (1) year professional planning work experience in municipal or county government; three (3) to five (5) years’ experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform job duties
    • AICP, VAZO and/or Certified Floodplain Manager Certifications preferred

Starting salary: $39,446-$47,500, DOQ

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to jobs@botetourtva.gov

(Reference Planner in the subject line)

Preference will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2015.

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employee. Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 30 minute commute from Downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-1927 with questions.

 

Posted August 12,, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application


Recreation Athletic Turf Maintenance Supervisor

Botetourt County has an immediate opending for the position of Athletic Turf Maintenance Supervisor in our Recreation Maintenance Division of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package including state retirement.

This position requires:

Experience with:

  • Athletic turf and nutrient management Aerating, seeding, fertilizing, applying chemicals for pests and weeds, laying sod, etc.Athletic field maintenance
  • Field irrigation systems and plumbing

Thorough Knowledge of:

  • Tools, equipment and methods used to maintain natural grass fields, skinned and grass infieldsAthletic field irrigation systemsSports programs and preparation needed to adequately prepare facilities
  • Building and facility maintenance

The Ability to:

  • Work outside in extreme environmental conditionsUse hand, power and motorized tools and equipmentOperate a manual transmission vehicle and/or tractor
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other recreation employees, other County staff and the general public

Starting salary: $28,000 - $32,000, DOQ

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to jobs@botetourtva.gov

(Reference Turf Maintenance in the subject line)

 

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employee. Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 30 minute commute from Downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-1927 with questions.

 

Posted July 22, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application

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Recreation Maintenance Worker (Part-time)

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 operation 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-Fri 7:00am to 3:30pm, up to 24 hrs 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 up to eight hours per day.  Appli­cants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record.

Starting pay: up to $10.00 per hour

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to jobs@botetourtva.gov

(Reference Recreation Maintenance in the subject line)

 

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-1927 with questions.

 

Posted July 6, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application

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GIS Technician II

Botetourt County has an immediate opending for the position of GIS Technician II in our Department of General Services. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package including state retirement.

This position requires:

Proficiency with:

  • AUTODESK AutoCAD software
  • ESRI GIS mapping software products including ArcGIS and ArcView
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Trimble GPS hardware and software

Thorough Knowledge of:

    • GIS database design and structure; hardware and software
    • Geographic Information Processing Systems
    • Automated Mapping
    • Mapping Principles
    • Land Surveying Techniques

The Ability to:

    • Prepare verbal and written presentations
    • Provide training in the operation of computer graphics hardware and software
    • Communicate effectively, build and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and co-workers

Starting salary: $32, 772 - $40,000, DOQ

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to jobs@botetourtva.gov

(Reference GIS Technician in the subject line)

 

Position remains open until filled.  Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., June 30, 2015.

Position is anticipated to be filled by August 1, 2015.

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

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-1927 with questions.

 

Posted June 8, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application

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Constitutional Offices and Other Agencies

These offices are independent of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and handle their own hiring processes. For more information, please contact those offices directly.


Office of Voter Registration and Elections

Assistant Voter Registrar (part-time)

The Botetourt County Office of Voter Registration and Elections has an immediate opening for the Assistant Registrar position. This is a part-time position averaging 24 to 29 hours per week.

This position requires:

Proficiency with:

  • Basic office skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite applications and basic computer skills

  • Data entry and use of databases

The Ability to:

    • Write, read, understand and interpret written materials and oral instructions

    • Communicate effectively, build and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and co-workers

    • Compile data and reports, create files and monitor records

Preferred Knowledge of:

    • Local election operations, procedures and practices

Starting pay: $12.00 per hour; 24-29 hours per week

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Office of Voter Registration and Elections

2 East Main Street, P.O. Box 62

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to tclark@botetourtva.gov

(Reference Assistant Registrar in the subject line)

 

Preference will be given to applications received by close of business, Friday, September 4, 2015.

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employee. Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 30 minute commute from Downtown Roanoke.

Contact Voter Registration and Elections at (540) 473-8235 with questions.

 

Posted August 18, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application

 

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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 10 precincts for each General Election. Click here to read about qualifications, duties and pay rates. For additional information, contact the Voter Registration Office.

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Sheriff's Office

No openings at this time

Submit State Job Application Form to the Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 18, Fincastle, VA 24090  (540) 473-8230

The Sheriff's Office may offer a benefits and vacation package that differs from what is offered for other County positions.

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Social Services

No openings at this time

 

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Treasurer's Office

No openings at this time

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Volunteering

  • 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 acrawford@botetourtva.gov


  • 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 Department of Fire and EMS at (540) 473-2098.

To apply for any of the departments listed below, please use the application at http://yourbces.org

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...

Fpo Did You Know

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.