The County of Wythe seeks qualified firefighters to fill part-time daytime shifts 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 30 hours per week or less, with primary duties in: emergency response; apparatus checks and maintenance; training; facilities maintenance; response records and reporting. Scheduling to be determined 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 at Progress Park and a significant amount of national forest property. Required minimum certifications: Firefighter I; Hazardous Materials Operations; Emergency Vehicle Operations. Preferred candidates will also have EMT-B certification or higher.

Hourly pay in line 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 at this link.

Wythe County is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.