Employment Opportunities


Work where your job feels like family

"Work is like family away from family." - Jonathan Martin, Rear Loader

Work where you can build a career

"If you want a career, Pulaski County Public Safety is the place to do it!" - Nathaniel Davis, Pulaski County Public Safety Captain

Employment Application
Internship Application
* All applications must be submitted to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@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


Heavy Construction Crew Equipment Operator

Pulaski County is seeking applicants for a Heavy Construction Crew Equipment Operator. This position is responsible for maintenance of County properties and special projects as assigned. Applicant must be able to operate the following equipment: Tractor trailer with detached trailer, tandem dump truck, road tractors with hitch trailers, track loaders, Excavator, rubber tire loader, bucket truck and other similar heavy equipment.

The salary scale for this position is $25,270 - $46,944 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


E911 Telecommunicator

The County of Pulaski is seeking qualified applicants to fill experienced full-time E-911 Public Safety Telecommunicator positions. Job requirements include receiving and dispatching emergency (911) calls for police, fire and emergency medical services. Experience or training as an emergency communications officer, dispatcher or similar position required.

The salary scale for this position is $40,000 – 60,180 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Summer Camp Counselor

Responsible for providing indoor and outdoor activities for a wide age range of children. The Randolph Park camp occurs five days per week, ten hours per day during the summer. The Central Youth Camp is five days, five hours per day for four days per week. Counselors must be highly qualified to supervise large groups of children ensuring campers safety, conducting activities, collecting camp fees, frequent cleaning, attending to minor and major injuries and parental inquiries. Must be 16 years of age and actively enrolled as a Junior or Senior. Current enrollment in college or college graduate applicants preferred. Program welcomes current teachers to apply. First Aid and CPR is preferred and may be required based on level of responsibility.

The hourly rate for this position is $13-17 per hour and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Clean-up Crew Worker - Friends of Claytor Lake

The Friends of Claytor Lake (FOCL) is seeking a Clean-up Crew Worker that will be responsible for supporting the FOCL mission, vision, strategic plan, goals and management decisions by working with Pulaski County property owners, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and the Pulaski County PSA to clean Claytor Lake of floating debris in the form of wood and trash.

Applicant must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License. Employee must also successfully pass a drug and alcohol screening as well as a background and driving record check to be considered for employment.

The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $15 per hour; however, the rate is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Construction Inspector

Pulaski County is seeking a qualified Construction Inspector that will be required to perform on-site inspections of various contracted construction projects for Pulaski County and the PSA. Inspections will include storage tanks, water pump stations, gravity sewer lines, sewer lift station installation and construction, mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment maintenance/installation on public buildings and facilities as well as pedestrian trail and roadway construction.

Any combination of education and experience including HVAC, Electrical and plumbing certifications are preferred as well as VDOT Materials Certifications for Asphalt Field Level 1 and 2, slurry surfacing, surface treatment, soils and aggregates compaction, pavement marking, concrete field and work zone safety.

Applicant must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and undergo a drug, alcohol and background check. The salary scale for this positon is $35,323 – 55,942 and is commensurate based on education and experience. This is a full time positon and includes full benefits such as health, dental, optional vision, retirement, vacation and sick leave and paid holidays.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Emergency Medical Services – Field Staff

The Pulaski County Public Safety Department is hiring full-time Emergency Medical Technicians, Advanced EMT's, and Paramedics.

Minimum qualifications include EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic Certification, and completion of a state approved EVOC course. Applicants must be insurable under the Existing County of Pulaski vehicle policy, which currently requires a minimum age of 18 and 1.5 years of driving experience with an acceptable driving record. A background screening and drug and alcohol test is also required.

Full-time staff work 48 hours per week with variable shifts including 24-hour shifts as needed. Salary is commensurate upon education, training and experience. A full benefit package, which includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, VRS retirement, optional 457b retirement plan, paid sick, vacation and holidays are included in this position. A $1,500 recruitment bonus (paid upon successful completion of a precepting program and orientation period) is also included. The employer covers uniform and training expenses.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Grounds Maintenance Technician

Full-time position responsible for the maintenance and mowing of all County owned properties. Must be able to operate mowers, edgers, weed eaters, chain saws, trimmers, etc. A valid Virginia Driving Permit is required, a Virginia CDL License with a Class A endorsement is preferred but not required. Salary: $32,276 - $53,226

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


PSA Deputy Director - Water/Wastewater

The Pulaski County Public Service Authority is seeking to hire a Deputy Director that will oversee the Water/Wastewater Department. This position requires thorough knowledge of water/wastewater engineering and construction procedures, equipment used in the repair maintenance and construction of public works projects, ability to comprehend plans, specifications and detailed reports, supervisory experience, GIS experience, grant experience, etc.

Applicant is required to have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five year's experience and must have the ability to obtain a Professional Engineer's License in Virginia. This is a full-time position that includes benefits such as health, dental, vision, VRS retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays and much more. The salary range for this position is $77,662 to $122,092 and is commensurate upon education and experience.

Interested individuals may apply at the appropriate Virginia Employment Commission or download and submit an application to Tammy Nichols, Human Resources Director, tnichols@pulaskicounty.org.

Job Description

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Deputy Sheriff

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is hiring for a Deputy Sheriff position. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Prefer applicants with State Law Enforcement Certification and two years of college credits; however, selected non-certified LEO applicants will begin the academy in July 2024. Extensive background investigation and medical examination is required. Applicants must have 20/20 corrected vision and have proportionate height and weight. Preference will be given to applicants who are a resident of Pulaski County.

The anticipated salary for non-certified applicants is $49,000 based upon successful completion of the NRV Criminal Justice Training Academy and field training. Tenured LEO’s would receive additional pay based upon experience and years of service ranging from $52,000 - $60,000.

Excellent Benefits Package that includes:

  • Health, dental & prescription drug insurance
  • Optional vision, cancer, critical illness, accident , life, AirMedCare, Pet, Legal insurance and Christmas club
  • Virginia state retirement & life plus optional 457b retirement program with company match
  • Sick, vacation and birthday leave
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Multiple paid holidays
  • Free YMCA membership and more!!!

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

Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer