County Government Jobs
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Botetourt County is accepting applications for the following positions:
- FF/EMT-BLS (Full –time*): Starting Salary up to $32,000 DOQ
- FF/EMT-ALS (Full –time*): Starting Salary up to $37,000 DOQ
- EMT-BLS (Part-time): $11.00 per hour
- EMT-ALS (Part-time): $15.50 per hour
*Full-time positions are eligible for the County benefits package.
All applicants must be 21 years of age, have a valid VA Driver’s License with a good driving record and current EVOC. Must be able to perform physical tasks associated with EMS, fire suppression and related activities; have verifiable field experience and minimum of VA OEMS EMT (BLS), EMT-I or P (ALS); current CPR, PEPP, PHTLS, and ACLS (ALS) preferred. Full-time candidates must also possess a minimum of VDFP Firefighter I.
Application deadline, including current driving record, is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A completed application form is required to be considered for a position. Application, cover letter and resume can be mailed to Human Resources, 5 West Main Street, Suite 200, Fincastle, VA 24090, or emailed to: email@example.com.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Positions open until filled.
Botetourt County is currently accepting applications for a part-time Van Driver to transport senior citizens and handicapped passengers to and from various destinations. Currently the County utilizes a 14 passenger van and an 8 passenger van with a wheelchair lift.
The successful candidate must be at least 21 years old. Hold and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license. Have experience driving multi-passenger vehicles, with a minimum of 2 years van and/or bus driving experience preferred. Hold and maintain a safe driving record with no charges relating to DUI/DWI or controlled substances. 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. Prior to employment, there will be a driving skills assessment conducted by an independent vendor.
This position requires excellent people skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule, averaging between 16 to 28 hours per week; the ability to lift 50 pounds and to assist passengers on and off the vehicle, to and from building entrances and to carry any parcels or personal items as necessary. Some bookkeeping or clerical experience preferred. Click the link to the Job Description for full details regarding the position. Starting pay $9.50; includes holiday benefits and optional deferred compensation plan with match.
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: email@example.com. Please reference Van Driver in the subject line.
Open until filled. EOE.
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.
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.
- Correctional Officer (Jailer)
Starting salary $29,434 annually. Health, life and dental insurance provided for the employee at minimal cost. Dependent coverage available. Employee pays 5% towards VRS. County of Botetourt pays the balance. 457 plan with some county match available.A completed state application is requested.Position open until filled.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 http://yourbces.org
Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department
Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department
Fincastle Volunteer Fire Department
Glen Wilton Volunteer Fire Department
Volunteer Fire Department
Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
Buchanan Rescue Squad
Rock Rescue Squad