Employment Opportunites


Employment Application
* All applications must be submitted to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, tsafewright@pulaskicounty.org
* If the applicant is applying for a CDL related position Appendix I must also be completed

Due to the number of applications received for County positions, applicants will only be notified if selected for an interview

Current Openings


Small Business Solutions Manager

Pulaski County is accepting applications for a Small Business Solutions Manager. The Small Business Solutions Manager will be responsible for networking and assisting Pulaski County with small business efforts, encouraging business investments and the creation of new job opportunities in the community. Essential functions will include: recruiting new business and industry; conducting market research and promotional strategies and travel. A successful background check and drug and alcohol test is also required.

The salary range for this position is $33,864 - $57,028 and is commensurate upon education and experience. This is a full time position with benefits: health, dental, life, optional vision insurance, supplemental life, state retirement program, optional 457 retirement program, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays, and much more.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Public Service Authority Payroll Coordinator

The Pulaski County Public Service Authority is seeking a qualified candidate as a Payroll Coordinator. The applicant must possess a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management is preferred but not required. The position also requires previous payroll experience including calculation of time, time entry, tax preparation, W-2 reporting and reconciliation, ACA 1095-C reporting, new hire reporting, COBRA, deduction reconciliations, etc. Applicants must undergo a drug, alcohol, background and driving record check.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits such as health, dental, optional vision, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The salary scale for this position is $35,557 - $56,584 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Public Service Authority Office Assistant

The Pulaski County Public Service Authority is accepting applications for an Office Assistant. The applicant must perform routine clerical work processing payments, work orders, daily reports, applications, reconciliations, etc. Applicant must possess excellent customer service skills, any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, considerable clerical experience and experience in accounting and computer operations. A successful background check and drug and alcohol test is also required.

The salary range for this position is $24,066 - $40,899 and is commensurate upon education and experience. This is a full time position with benefits: health, dental, life, optional vision insurance, supplemental life, state retirement program, optional 457 retirement program, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays, and much more.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Sheriff's Department Administrative Assistant

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant whose primary duties include providing administrative support by entering warrants, citations and civil process paperwork, maintaining files, screening and responding to inquiries, etc. Strong customer services skills required as well as two years of related administrative support experience. A background check as well as a drug and alcohol screening is required.

Salary is expected to begin at or around $35,000 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Library Outreach/Youth Services Assistant

The Pulaski County Library is now accepting applications for a full-time Youth Services Assistant whose primary duties include the provision of library services to preschoolers, school-aged children, and young adults (teens); for example, preschool story times, programs and activities for the youth, and the Summer Reading Program. Must possess at minimum a high school diploma; college experience is preferred with library experience or work experience with children, parents, schools and daycare centers as well as knowledge of children’s literature. A background check as well as a drug and alcohol screening is required.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


PC Technician

Pulaski County is accepting applications for a PC Technician with the Information Technology Department. This position requires installation, maintenance and repairs of computers and peripherals and serves as an assistant to the Telecommunications Technician. An Associate’s Degree in Information Technology is preferred as well as a minimum of two years related experience is required. A successful background check and drug and alcohol test is also required.

The salary range for this position is $29,253 - $49,262 and is commensurate upon education and experience. This is a full time position with benefits: health, dental, life, optional vision insurance, supplemental life, state retirement program, optional 457 retirement program, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays, and much more.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Deputy Seriff

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is now accepting applications three Deputy Sheriff positions. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Prefer applicants with State Law Enforcement Certification and two years of college credits. Extensive background investigation and medical examination is required. Applicants must have 20/20 corrected vision and have proportionate height and weight. Preference will be give to applicants who are a resident of Pulaski County.

Salary range is $36,000-$57,737, based upon education and experience with a 4.56% increase after a one-year successful probationary period. This is a full time position with benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, optional vision insurance, State retirement program, optional 457-retirement program, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays, and much more.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Emergency Medical Technicians (Part-time)

The Pulaski County Public Safety Department intends to offer part time employment to qualified Emergency Medical Technicians. It is anticipated that several part-time positions will be selected to begin orientation during the Spring of 2021.

Must at a minimum be certified as an EMT and have completed a state approved EVOC course. Must be insurable under existing County of Pulaski vehicle policy, which currently requires employees are a minimum of 21 years of age to operate emergency vehicles.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Water Meter Reader

The Pulaski County Public Service Authority is seeking a Water Meter Reader. This position is responsible for routine clerical field work accurately reading and recording water meter readings, record keeping, reporting meter defects, data entry, collection of water samples, operation of handheld equipment and vehicles and assisting other personnel in the maintenance and repair of utilities, etc. Position requires a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and successful completion of a background and drug test.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits such as health, dental, optional vision, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The salary range for this position is $22,880 - $38,885 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Probation Officer

New River Community Corrections & Pretrial Services is seeking two qualified candidates as a probation officers with duties that include: conducting assessments on adult offenders referred by the courts and developing supervision and case plans accordingly based on the assessments and court orders while implementing and monitoring community corrections plans according to established standards, policies and procedures.

A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, psychology, or a related field is required. Experience in case management, counseling or in a criminal justice agency preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The pay band for this position is $32,000 - $36,000.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and deliver or mail an application to New River Community Corrections & Pretrial Services, PO Box 191, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Grounds Maintenance Tech

Pulaski County is seeking three Grounds Maintenance Technicians that are responsible for the maintenance and mowing of all County owned properties while providing a safe and esthetic environment for our citizens. Must be able to operate mowers, edger’s, weed eaters, chain saws, trimmers, etc. Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver’s License and a Virginia Commercial Driver’s License with a Class A endorsement is preferred but not required.

This is a full time position that includes full benefits: health, dental (optional vision), life insurance, state retirement program, optional 457(b) retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave and paid holidays. The salary scale for this position is $23,302 - $37,534 and is commensurate based on education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Rolloff Driver

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Rolloff Driver (Truck Driver) with the Pulaski County Public Service Authority. The beginning pay range is $28,000 per year. Applicants must possess a valid VA CDL, Class A license and pass a background and drug test.

This is a full time position with fringe benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurance, state retirement program, optional 457 retirement program, sick and vacation leave, and paid holidays.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description


Animal Care Specialist

The Pulaski County Animal Shelter is accepting applications for three part-time Animal Care Specialists. This position performs routine semi-skilled custodial work involving the care and cleaning of the animal shelter and ensures that proper cleaning protocol is adhered to by all those participating in cleaning of kennels and cages. Applicants should have good knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment. Requires a high school diploma or GED. Experience working with animals is desirable. Rate of pay is $11 per hour. Working hours will be determined but will be set at no less than 4 hours per day or no more than 5 hours per day beginning at 8:00 a.m., Monday-Friday.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


PSA Payroll Coordinator

The Pulaski County Public Service Authority is seeking a qualified candidate as a Payroll Coordinator. The applicant must possess a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management is preferred but not required. The position also requires previous payroll experience including calculation of time, time entry, tax preparation, W-2 reporting and reconciliation, ACA 1095-C reporting, new hire reporting, COBRA, deduction reconciliations, etc. This position will also work with the PSA Billing Coordinator assisting with payments, office coverage, composing correspondence for mass mailings, accounts receivable, making adjustments to PSA accounts, etc.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits such as health, dental, optional vision, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The salary scale for this position is $35,557 - $56,584 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Sanitation Worker I

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Sanitation Worker I with the Pulaski County Public Service Authority. Applicants must have the ability to perform continuous heavy manual work in the collection and loading of residential solid waste. Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a maximum of 75 pounds on a daily basis. Ability to step on and off back of refuse truck numerous times daily. Ability to routinely walk a minimum of two miles. Applicants must pass a drug and background check.

The salary scale for this position is $22,880 - $37,752 and is commensurate on education and experience. This is a full time position with benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, optional vision insurance, state retirement program, optional 457 retirement program, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


Public Safety Telecommunicator

The County of Pulaski is seeking to fill four experienced full-time E-911 Public Safety Telecommunicator postions. The salary range for this position is $30,000 - $55,000 and is commensurate upon education and experience. Job requirements include: receiving and dispatching emergency (911) calls for police, fire and emergency medical services. Applicant must successfully pass a thorough background investigation, drug screen and have no felony convictions. Experience or training as an emergency communications officer, dispatcher or similar position required.

This position includes paid holiday, vacation and sick leave time as well as health, dental, vision, retirement and many other fringe benefits.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description


General Services Crew Assistant

Pulaski County is seeking a General Services Crew Assistant. This position will require skilled work in the general maintenance, repair, modification and construction of County buildings and related equipment.

This is a full time position that includes the following benefits: health, dental (optional vision), life insurance, state retirement program, optional 457(b) retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The salary scale for this position is $22,920 - $38,599 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission Office or may download and submit an application to Tammy Safewright, Human Resources Director, 143 Third Street, NW, Suite 1, Pulaski, VA 24301.

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

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