Employment Opportunities

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Carroll County, Virginia
Full-Time Firefighter/EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic (Preferred)

Carroll County Fire Rescue has a full-time position for a Firefighter/EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic.

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled technical work responding to fires and emergency medical service calls, performing fire suppression, emergency medical response and related duties, maintaining station and equipment, participating in continuing training, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Emergency Medical Services Lieutenant.  Occasional supervision is exercised over subordinate shift personnel in the absence of the Emergency Medical Services Lieutenant.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in emergency services including experience as a firefighter and emergency medical technician at the intermediate level, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of Emergency Medical Technician-I, Paramedic, CPR Instructor and Firefighter I certifications.
Possession of or ability to acquire certification as a Firefighter II within one year of employment.
Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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

For more information candidates are welcome to contact Human Resources at 276-730-3103.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED beginning February 3, 2017.

Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carroll County, Virginia
Assistant Victim Witness Program Director

Applications will be accepted for part-time employment with Carroll County for the position of Assistant Victim Witness Program Director

General Definition of Work
Performs administrative work assisting the Victim Witness Program Director with providing direct services to victims of crimes, ensuring that victims are treated with dignity and respect throughout the criminal justice process, assisting victims in obtaining help with unpaid medical bills, calculating and reporting the status of clients served, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the direction of the Victim Witness Program Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of interviewing techniques and human behavior; knowledge of the practices and techniques involved in counseling and crisis intervention; knowledge of criminal justice system; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to prepare concise written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local law enforcement officials, victims of crime, associates, witnesses and the general public.

Education and Experience
Associate’s degree with coursework in criminal justice, or related field and minimal experience working in or with the court system, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Candidates for these positions must provide a completed Carroll County Application.  Applications can be e-mailed to or mailed to the HR Office at 605-1 Pine Street, Hillsville, VA 24343

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 27, 2017.  Positions will remain open until filled.

Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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.