Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn
Director

5 West Main Street
Suite 200
Fincastle, VA 24090

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

P: (540) 928-2001

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. 06/17

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. 11/17

Current Job Openings

Human Resources Technician, part-time

Botetourt County is searching for someone with proven, progressively responsible experience in the areas of employee benefits administration, employee recruitment process, employee leave tracking, employee relations, and general Human Resources principles, practices and employment laws.   Position requires an individual with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with a strong desire to become part of our Human Resources team.  This part-time position, offers 25 hours per week, paid holidays and competitive compensation, DOQ.

Pay range: $12.45 – $19.43, per hour

Full job description

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

Application, cover letter, 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 HR Tech 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 April 13, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Recreation Secretary, part-time

Botetourt County is accepting applications to fill a part-time Secretary position in the Recreation and Facilities Depart­ment. Ability to interact with the public in person and over the phone.  Responsible for processing department bills and invoices. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other co-workers, County departments and the public.  Ability to follow oral and written directions. Minimum requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Secretarial experience with general knowledge of office practices and procedures is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office helpful. This position will be subject to varying hours up to 24 hours per week and additional hours based on departmental needs.  Appli­cants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record.

Starting rate of pay is $10.50 per hour.

Full job description

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

Application, cover letter, 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 Secretary PT 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 April 2, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Recreation Maintenance Worker, full-time – Sign-on Bonus

**$500 Sign-on Bonus**

Botetourt County is accepting applications to fill multiple full-time maintenance worker positions in the Recreation and Facilities Depart­ment.

These positions offer a starting salary of $22,860 per year and include an excellent benefits package including state retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System.

Preferred qualifica­tions in­clude experience and operation of equipment associated with land­scaping, grounds maintenance and snow removal. Examples of this work include mowing, trimming, and pruning, raking, and shoveling.

This position will work primarily Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. However some evening, night and weekend duty may be required. This position requires working outdoors and the ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical activity throughout the work day.

Appli­cants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record.

Position is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical to include alcohol and drug screening.

Starting annual salary of $22,860

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 FT 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 March 23, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Eligible for employee referral bonus

Sports Complex Event Worker (seasonal)

Preferred qualifications include experience with scoreboard operation, scorekeeping, cash handling or concessions. Employee must demonstrate ability to interact with the general public in a professional manner. Varying shifts to include, weekdays, weekends, day shift, evening shift and Holidays. This position requires the applicant to work outdoors and be able to perform moderate to strenuous physical activity for entire work shift.  Appli­cants must be at least 16 years of age.

 

Salary Range: Starting pay is $9.00 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 Sports Complex Worker  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 March 20, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

EMT-Firefighter – BLS/ALS, full-time – Sign-on Bonus

**$500 Sign-on Bonus**

Botetourt County is accepting applications for EMT/Firefighter-BLS and EMT/Firefighter-ALS positions. These positions will report directly to the Department of Fire & EMS, but will work closely with volunteer fire & EMS agencies. Duties will primarily focus on the provision of emergency medical care with firefighting as a secondary focus. Excellent opportunities for advancement. Minimum Requirements: 21 years of age, valid Virginia driver’s license with good driving record, current EVOC, current VDFP FF I or NFPA 1001 equivalent required, FFII preferred. Virginia OEMS EMT-B (BLS), EMT-I or P (ALS) with verifiable field experience, current CPR, PEPP, PHTLS, and ACLS (ALS) preferred.

Must be able to pass standard medical exams and physical ability/practical skills tests. Will be required to perform all physical tasks associated with emergency medical services, fire suppression and related activities.

Salary Range: BLS up to $32,000; ALS up to $37,000; DOQ.

Benefit package includes VRS retirement (w/ LEOS), health, dental, and life insurance, and educational reimbursement opportunities.

Additional $500 bonus after 15 months of employment.

Full job description – BLS full-time

Full job description – ALS full-time

Hiring Flyer

Hiring Timeline

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 Full-time EMT-Firefighter – BLS/ALS  in the subject line)

Application deadline is March 23, 2018.

All applicants are required to be fingerprinted for background purposes prior to the application deadline.

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 March 9, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Eligible for employee referral bonus

EMT-Firefighter – BLS/ALS, part-time

Botetourt County is accepting applications for EMT/Firefighter-BLS and EMT/Firefighter-ALS positions. These positions will report directly to the Department of Fire & EMS, but will work closely with volunteer fire & EMS agencies. Duties will primarily focus on the provision of emergency medical care with firefighting (if applicable certifications are held) as a secondary focus. Minimum Requirements: 21 years of age, valid Virginia driver’s license with good driving record, current EVOC, current VDFP FF I or NFPA 1001 equivalent preferred. Virginia OEMS EMT-B (BLS), EMT-I or P (ALS) with verifiable field experience, current CPR, PEPP, PHTLS, and ACLS (ALS) preferred.

Must be able to pass standard medical exams and physical ability/practical skills tests. Will be required to perform all physical tasks associated with emergency medical services, limited fire suppression and related activities.

Salary Range: BLS $13.50 per hour; ALS $16.75 per hour; DOQ.

Full job description – BLS part-time

Full job description – ALS part-time

Hiring Flyer

Hiring Timeline

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 EMT-Firefighter – BLS/ALS  in the subject line)

Application deadline is March 23, 2018.

All applicants are required to be fingerprinted for background purposes prior to the application deadline.

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 March 9, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Library Assistant, part-time (Buchanan)

Botetourt County Library is seeking a part-time library assistant for the Buchanan Library located on Main Street in the town of Buchanan, VA.  Someone holding this position will usually work 20.5 hours a week mostly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Ability to work until 7 PM at least one evening a week and from 8:30 a.m. to 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

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 – Buchanan 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 January 5, 2018

Botetourt County Employment Application

Planning and GIS Intern – Temporary

Botetourt County is accepting applications to fill a temporary internship in our Planning and Zoning Department.   Position offers a flexible work schedule Monday through Friday, up to 40 hours per week for a duration of 12 weeks.

The position requires:

-Experience with data management best practice

-Demonstrated experience with ESRI Software, ArcMAP, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite

-Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing

-Familiarity with tenets of land use and planning and zoning processes preferred

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use data and analysis to support local planning and policy efforts in a professional environment.

Examples of work to be performed includes:

-Review, scan and verify accuracy of land use databases

-Creating custom maps and applications

-Incorporate land use data into the County’s GIS system

-Assist with file maintenance for implementation of a new software system

 

Rate of pay: $12.00 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 Planning and GIS Intern 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 December 19, 2017

Botetourt County Employment Application

Recreation Maintenance Worker – Part-time, seasonal

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. Applicants may be subject to Pre-Employment Physical and Drug/Alcohol screening.

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

Jail – Cook

Jail – Jailer

Deputy Sheriff – Road Officer

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Submit State Job Application Form to the Sheriff’s Office, P.O. Box 18, Fincastle, VA 24090  (540) 928-2200

The Sheriff’s Office may offer a benefits and vacation package that differs from what is offered for other County positions.

Social Services

Benefit Programs Supervisor

Family Services Specialist II

To apply for the positions, please visit: virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/search

Treasurer’s Office

No openings at this time

Town Job Opportunities

Town of Buchanan

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