A Wythe County Application must be completed & signed to be considered for any position.

Please return applications as stated in the employment advertisement. If no instructions are included, applications may be:

  • mailed or dropped off at the County Administration Offices, 340 South Sixth Street Wytheville, VA  24382
  • faxed to 276-223-4515
  • or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Due to the amount of applications received, applicants will only be notified if selected for an interview.

Wythe County Employment Application
Constitutional Officer Applications must be submitted as stated in the employment advertisement)
Sheriff's Office Applications must be submitted directly to the Sheriff's Office)

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Building & Grounds. 

Duties shall include planning, organizing and assigning work associated with the cleaning, mowing, testing, maintenance and repairs of the county building, facilities and oversight/coordination of the County Solid Waste Collection facilities. Applicant needs the ability to set up an approved budget for each building and work within that budget. Coordinate the purchases and inventory of supplies and parts for equipment repairs. Check on complaints to determine problem and solve the problem. Provide information and direction on how to complete assignments and assist the maintenance workers as needed. Keep records and give reports as needed on repairs and jobs. Provide a preventative maintenance program on the equipment and buildings. Make sure the buildings and grounds are in compliance with the Statewide Building Code and related laws of the local, state and federal levels. Check on all work performed by the maintenance department personnel. 

Applicants shall have an Associate degree and/or 5 years’ experience in construction and maintenance of building and grounds which includes plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC or an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirement. Supervisory experience is preferred. 

Interested applicants may obtain a complete job description at THIS LINK. Please submit completed applications to the County Administrator’s Office, Attention: Martha Collins, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382. Initial application review will begin December 15th

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wythe County seeks a motivated and caring animal control professional to actively enforce county animal control ordinances, control litter, fight blight and help operate the county’s dog shelter. Take home both competitive pay and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve ensured great outcomes for county animals and improved the appearance and function of the County.

Officers enforce county and state codes, working a rotating duty and on-call schedule at the direction of the Animal Control and Code Enforcement Supervisor. Responds to 911 dispatched calls, proactively patrols, writes summonses and resolves hazardous situations, either on their own or with law enforcement assistance. Helps operate the animal shelter by working with animals, cleaning and feeding, monitoring animal health and ensure Works closely with animal rescues and volunteers to ensure effective shelter operation and animal adoption, promote spay and neuter, facilitate and follow up on adoptions, and work with the public.

Preferred candidates will have some combination of experience, exposure and education in law enforcement, code enforcement, animal control, animal rescue and Virginia animal control law. Should demonstrate strong customer service skills, ability to work safely and effectively with animals and livestock, and be able to obtain required animal control and firearms certifications within 12 months of hire.


Salary competitive, depending on experience, qualifications and aptitude. County benefits include paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, state retirement, health, dental and vision insurance, and optional benefits. To apply, send letter of interest, county application and references to: Martha G. Collins, County Clerk, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382

Position open until filled. Review of applications begins December 12, 2022.

Wythe County is an equal opportunity employer.

Wythe County is looking for a passionate public safety advocate to serve as deputy emergency management coordinator. This is a full-time career with benefits. Serve the community by coordinating disaster response, directing emergency services and training to prepare the county for all kinds of emergencies. Lead teams that prepare for the worst by expecting the best. Must have experience and training in related fields, and we’ll consider all kinds of backgrounds and experiences in deciding who to interview.

This is a new position, and you’ll get to help define the job and set expectations for its success. CLICK HERE for full job description. Salary: Pay Plan Grade 12, Step 1 is minimum $42,690 to start, more depending on qualifications. County vehicle provided. County benefits include paid leave, Virginia Retirement System, health and life insurance and others.

How to Apply: Applications are available online at the Wythe County Administrator's Office or AT THIS LINK. Submit completed application with letter of interest and resume to: Wythe County Administrator's Office, Attention: Martha G. Collins, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Position is open until filled, with initial reviews starting November 30.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The County of Wythe seeks qualified firefighters to fill paid part-time day shifts.

These county employees will staff two-person daylight shifts weekdays at Max Meadows Fire Department, supplementing volunteer fire and accident response to meet Wythe County’s desired public safety outcomes for residents, businesses and visitors.

Employees will be scheduled for up to 30 hours (three 10-hour shifts) per week, typically between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., with primary duties in: emergency response; apparatus checks and maintenance; facilities and equipment maintenance; training; response records and reporting.

Scheduling will be flexible based on applicant availability.

The department serves the northeastern portion of Wythe County, including the busy eastern intersection of Interstates 81 and 77, several major truck stops, fuel centers and RV parks along the interstates, major industries and construction sites at Progress Park and a significant amount of national forest property.

Preferred qualifications and certifications include: Firefighter II, or ability to obtain within six months of hire; Hazardous Materials Operations; Emergency Vehicle Operations. Applicants may not volunteer with Max Meadows or another Wythe County volunteer fire department. The positions report to the County Emergency Management office.

Hourly pay commensurate with experience and training. Acceptable driving history required, along with clear drug screen, criminal background check and pre-employment physical. To apply: Submit Wythe County application to Martha Collins, County Clerk; 340 South Sixth Street; Wytheville, VA  24382. Applications considered on an ongoing basis; positions open until filled. Applications available online at THIS LINK.

Wythe County is an equal opportunity employer.

Wythe County is seeking a part-time animal shelter attendant to lead care, feeding, sanitation, customer service and adoption of dogs in the shelter’s care. The shelter attendant works part-time with county animal control & code enforcement officers to provide animal care, facility custodial and sanitation duties, record keeping and customer service, along with posting adoption information and availability on social media.

Work is usually scheduled in the mornings at the direction of the animal control supervisor. Must be able to work independently to provide the best possible care and placement for dogs. This position may lead to later full-time employment as an animal control officer for qualified individuals. 

Position is part-time with hourly pay, up to 28 hours per week, with starting pay based on experience and aptitude. Special conditions: May not have been charged or convicted of animal cruelty, neglect or related offenses; must show proof of or be able to receive rabies and Hepatitis B vaccine and others as needed.  Full job description available at THIS LINK.

To apply, submit county application and references online or by mail to Martha Collins, County Clerk, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Position open until filled. Application review begins November 9.

Wythe County is an equal opportunity employer.