Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn

Manager

5 West Main Street

Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

Monday – Friday

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

P: (540) 928-2001

F: (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. 10/15

Application Instructions:

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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.

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. 11/16

Current Job Openings

Branch Librarian (Fincastle)

Botetourt County Library is seeking a dynamic individual to manage the Fincastle Branch Library.  The library is a thriving center of activity in Botetourt with a staff of eight (five full-time, three part-time) including the branch librarian.    The position includes supervision and scheduling of staff, collection development, working with the Friends of the Library, planning and implementing programs, promoting the library in the community and assisting at the circulation desk.  Ability to teach computer classes is a plus. Minimum requirement:  B.A. degree from an accredited university with at least three (3) years supervisory experience.  MLS degree from an ALA accredited school of library science is highly preferred.

Starting salary is $32,772 to $51,244, 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 Fincastle Branch Librarian in the subject line)

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

Botetourt County, a growing suburban and rural environment has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity. Our offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 25 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

Posted January 26, 2017

Botetourt County Employment Application

Library Assistant (Buchanan) (full-time)

Botetourt County Library is currently seeking a full-time employee to fill the position of Library Assistant at the Buchanan branch. Duties for this position include providing service to library patrons at the circulation desk such as checking materials in and out, shelving, assisting with the internet, and providing information as requested.  Will also assist with children’s and young adult programming.  Applicants should be willing to work until 7 PM two evenings a week and occasional Saturdays if needed

Minimum education requirement is a high school diploma or its equivalent.   Additional education and library experience are a plus but not required. Starting salary will be $21,775.00 with an excellent benefit package.

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 Buchanan – Library Assistant in the subject line)

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

Botetourt County, a growing suburban and rural environment has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity. Our offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 25 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

Posted January 26, 2017

Botetourt County Employment Application

Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Botetourt County, Virginia (population 33,486 located within the Roanoke Valley) is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.  The successful candidate will lead a very progressive and evolving combination department of 12 volunteer agencies and full-time staff of 39.

The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in the field, and be responsible for all aspects of Fire, EMS and emergency management. He/She will recognize the importance and value of emergency service volunteers, bring or establish creative programs that will recognize, utilize and work to grow the volunteer ranks. This position requires a team oriented, consensus-building leader, with a strong history of proven management experiences in fire services, EMS or emergency management; 2-year degree or commensurate education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication, budgeting, strategic planning, analytical and organization skills needed. The ideal candidate will have extensive background in administering a combination department that includes several volunteer agencies and career staff operating as components of a county-wide system.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and includes a competitive benefits package, including state retirement.

Full job description

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

Application, cover letter including current salary, salary requirement for this position, 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 Chief 2017 in the subject line)

Application review will begin January 20, 2017.

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

Botetourt County, a growing suburban and rural environment has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity. Our offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 25 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

Posted January 4, 2017

Botetourt County Employment Application

Accounting Clerk – Temporary

Botetourt County has an immediate opening for the position of temporary Accounting Clerk in our Financial Services Department.

The position requires general office and bookkeeping skills with emphasis on Accounts Payable and General Ledger Software/Database applications.  Candidates should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, excellent communication, mathematical, analytical and organizational skills. Job duties would also include project work as assigned.

The position will work approximately 24 hours per week with a flexible schedule.  Time will be worked weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Starting pay will be $12.50 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 Clerk in the subject line)

The position is open until filled. Botetourt County is an EOE.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

 

Posted December 30, 2016

Botetourt County Employment Application

Library Assistant, Part-time (Eagle Rock)

Botetourt County Library is seeking a part-time library assistant for the Eagle Rock Library just north of Eagle Rock, VA. Someone holding this position will usually work 20 hours a week  mostly on afternoons and Saturdays. Ability to work until 7 PM three evenings a week and from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays is required. Duties for this position include customer service at the circulation desk, shelving materials, helping patrons find information, providing assistance with computers and the online catalog and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have good clerical skills, the ability to use online library catalogs and good customer service skills. Applicants must have education equivalent to graduation from high school. Additional education and library experience are preferred but not required.

Salary:  $7.50 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 Part-time Library Assistant Eagle Rock in the subject line)

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

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

Posted September 16, 2016

Botetourt County Employment Application

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 rate of pay is up to $10.00 per hour.

Full job description

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

Application 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 Rec Maintenance in the subject line)

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

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

Posted August 29, 2016

Botetourt County Employment Application

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.

Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office

No openings at this time

Department of Elections & Voter Registration

No openings at this time

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.

Sheriff’s Office

Communication Operator (Dispatcher)

Correctional Officer

Deputy Sheriff – Road Office

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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.

Social Services

No openings at this time

Treasurer’s Office

No openings at this time

Volunteering

Recreation

The Department of Parks and Recreation 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 Department’s programs and activities, contact Angie Crawford at (540) 928-2130 or e-mail 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) 928-2201.

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

Read Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
43 EastPark Drive

Roanoke, VA 24019
Fire House: (540) 977-5881

Troutville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 609
Troutville, VA 24175
Fire House: (540) 966-8661

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 309

Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Rescue Building: (540) 977-2094

Eagle Rock Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Rescue Building: (540) 884-2190