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


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

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Sanitation Worker II

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Sanitation Worker II (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.

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Project Manager

The Pulaski County Office of Economic Development, is seeking to hire a Project Manager to serve the Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority. The Authority is a regional entity consisting of 11 member jurisdictions. The Project Manager will work under the direction of the Executive Director of the Pulaski County Economic Development Authority (EDA), and will be a 40-hour per week employee primarily promoting and managing the development of the New River Valley Commerce Park.

General responsibilities include: Marketing and promoting the holistic development of the industrial park; caring for and comprehensively developing the 757.5-acre industrial park; Managing existing and future lease purchase, utility, agricultural rental and other agreements; applying for, administering and managing grants and loans; managing the Authority’s budget and finances with bookkeeping services provided by the New River Valley Regional Commission.

This position requires extensive knowledge of economic development and marketing, with computer skills including GIS and CAD desirable. This a full-time position with fringe benefits and a salary range of $42,000 to $54,000.

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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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

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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

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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

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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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