Employment Opportunities

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Carroll County
Maintenance
PART-TIME/SEASONAL Groundskeeper

Applications will be accepted for the position of Part-Time/Seasonal Groundskeeper.

The Groundskeeper operates and performs routine maintenance on a variety of mowing, weed trimming and other landscaping equipment in order to mow County property weekly as well as performs various grounds maintenance tasks, such as edging grass and landscaped areas, cutting brush/tree limbs, picking up and disposing of tree limbs, trimming and pruning shrubs and hedges, planting flowers, applying and spreading mulch, fertilizer and other ground materials, spreading seed, raking and blowing leaves and picking up debris.  Must be familiar with the operation of zero turn and walk behind mowing equipment and have the ability to mow in steep and precarious places. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instruction; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to lift heavy articles; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.


All candidates for this position must provide a completed County Application to the Carroll County Human Resources Office at 605-1 Pine Street, Hillsville, VA 24343, or by e-mail to

Application review will begin on April 3rd.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:


ANIMAL SHELTER SUPERVISOR

The City of Galax is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Animal Shelter Supervisor at the Galax-Carroll-Grayson Animal Shelter.  The successful candidate’s duties include planning, overseeing and participating in animal shelter operations; utilize social media and other resources to advertise and promote the adoption of the animals; recruits and develops relationships with licensed animal rescue organizations to advance the placement of animals; overseeing animal control operations, preparing and maintaining files and records.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, Animal Control Officer, euthanasia, bite stick, pepper spray and firearms certifications, DEA drug license, and possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. 

Applications and the full job description are available at 111 E. Grayson St. or online at http://www.galaxva.com.  Submit a cover letter, resume’, and completed application and release form to City of Galax, Judy Bolt, Human Resources Director, 111 E. Grayson Street, Galax, VA 24333 or email to

The City of Galax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This position is open until filled.