The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Public Works/County Engineer. 

A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is required with a PE license preferred; however, experience shall be considered in lieu of the PE license. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate and possess excellent writing skills, be detailed oriented and have five years experience dealing with funding agency such as Rural Development, DHCD, EDA and VRA. The candidate must have a minimum of five years field experience in both construction management and construction of utilities, buildings and site grading. The candidate must demonstrate experience in departmental oversight and development of budgets. Experience in media & community relations (including crisis communications), multi-tasking and public speaking skills are a must. The selected individual should be looking for a challenge, be a hands on person and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

This position is an exempt position. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Salary range for this position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. 

Interested applicants may obtain a job application at the at the link above. Applications and resume accepted at the County Administrator’s Office, Attention:  Mr. Stephen D. Bear, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia  24382 until the position is filled. 

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Wythe County Clerk of Circuit Court is accepting applications for a Deputy Clerk position. Deputy Clerk's are responsible for processing legal documents; assisting public with technical and recording matters; processing and issuing marriage licenses, passports, Notary commissions; administering oaths; recording and indexing real estate transactions; preparing legal papers; courtroom support; setting up criminal and civil court files; preparing cases for appeal; data entry into Case Management Systems; setting up payment agreements; collecting and receipting fees collected by Court.

The minimum requirements are a high school diploma or equivalency. Preferred applicants will possess an Associate's Degree in business, legal assisting or other related field or a combination of education and experience equivalent to such; have excellent verbal and written communications skills, experience in cashiering and accounting; general working knowledge of the terminology and procedures of the legal and Court system; understand generally accepted business office methods; be proficient in Windows operating systems including Word, Excel, Access; be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Court officials, associates and general public; and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Applicants selected for position must submit to criminal history check and negative drug screen. 

Benefits include health insurance with dental & vision, life insurance and VRS retirement. Starting salary is $26,500

To apply, please complete a State Application and returned to the Wythe County Clerk of Circuit Court, Attn: Jeremiah Musser, 225 South Fourth Street, Suite 105, Wytheville, VA. Application deadline is June 25, 2019.


The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Lead Dispatcher Telecommunicator for the Emergency Communications Center. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Field emergency and non-emergency calls for service from the public for police, fire, rescue, and other emergency services. To dispatch police, fire, rescue, and other emergency services personnel by radio, radio paging or phone. Conduct entry and inquiry into VCIN/NCIC/DMV records via data terminal. Operate modem and fast –paced computer-aided dispatch utilizing DOS and Windows based operating systems. Carry out assigned miscellaneous tasks, maintaining records, scheduling, day-to-day responsibilities and serve as an assistant to the Director of the Communications Center in performance of a wide variety of training and other duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of three years experience as a telecommunicator. Must possess good keyboarding skills, state certification in VCIN/NCIC and Telecommunications, ability to communicate professionally and efficiently via telephone and radio, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under stressful emergency situations. Must have a minimum of two years experience as a training supervisor or be APCO certified as a trainer and have had leadership training. May be required to pass a hearing test. Must be willing to work any shift with no exceptions. Shifts may be 8 hours to 12 hours in duration. Drug screen and extensive background check required. Starting salary is $30,000.00.

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 the position is filled.

For specific inquiries regarding this position, please contact Darlene Lang at (276)223-4533.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Wythe County Treasurer is seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of Deputy Treasurer/Receptionist.  Applicant should have knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment, accounting and money handling practices and procedures; must possess excellent computer skills, problem solving skills, communication skills - verbal and written, the ability to work well with the public and coworkers, perform duties in a fast-paced environment, handle stressful situations, ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions and work independently without direct supervision. 

Duties include but are not limited to accepting and processing various state and local payments; assisting the public and resolving concerns; assisting attorneys, closing agencies and mortgage companies conducting tax searches; issuing animal licenses; maintaining various office records and preparing office documents for distribution.  College degree or equivalent work related experience preferred.  SALARY: $26,250 (non-negotiable).  Employment benefits include health insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, and paid holidays.  Related employment tests may be administered during employment interview.  Upon acceptance of position, individual must submit to and pass a criminal background investigation and possess an acceptable Department of Motor Vehicles driving record. 

Applications may be downloaded from the link above or obtained from the Treasurer’s Office. REQUIRED: A completed Wythe County employment application and a resume outlining the applicant’s ability to perform the job.  Other applicable information pertaining to the applicant’s qualifications may be submitted.  All required documents must be returned in a sealed envelope to Wythe County Treasurer, Attn: Deputy Treasurer Position, 245 South 4th Street – Suite 104, Wytheville, VA  24382 in person or via mail between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays no later than May 10, 2019. EOE.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Operator or Operator Trainee for the Wythe County Water and Wastewater Department. 

Job functions include operation and maintenance of the wastewater systems, which service nearly four thousand residential and commercial customers.  Job duties include but are not limited to: operation of wells, pump stations, and wastewater treatment facilities; performing the necessary field and laboratory tests to ensure compliance with State regulations; maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. 

The Operator Trainee will be required to obtain the necessary water and wastewater licenses as a condition of employment within a specified time period.  Job hours include weekends and holidays as directed. 

Applicants who possess or are in the process of obtaining Associates in Applied Science Degree in the field of Environmental Science, Water/Wastewater Specialization, or Chemical/Biological sciences preferred.  Applicant should possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, computer skills, mechanical and electrical skills, be self-motivated and possess a team player attitude.  The candidate shall have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Applicants must possess at a minimum a High School diploma, GED or Vocational school graduate education.  The applicant must have a valid motor vehicles operator’s license. 

Applications may be obtained at the link above or from the Wythe County Water/Wastewater Department, County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Please submit application to the attention of Martha Collins, County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. 

The salary range is dependent on qualifications and includes paid County benefits such as health/dental insurance, life insurance, retirement, annual/sick leave accumulation, etc.