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Essex County

Job Title:  Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter
Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $34,807 - Intermediate
                                                                            $37,070 - Paramedic


Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Advanced Life Support (ALS) EMT/Firefighter position. Candidates will perform emergency medical advanced life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-I, or EMT-P, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, ACLS, PALS, EVOC, PHTLS, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation, drug test and health exam.  

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained at the bottom of this page.  Completed applications should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Applications received before December 4, 2017 will be given first consideration.  Open until filled.  

 Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

Essex County Library

 

Job Title:  Part-Time Library Clerk I
Status:  Part-time - Approx. 20 hours per week, week days and some Saturdays, $9.49 per hour

The Essex Public Library is seeking a dependable individual who will shelve books, assist patrons, work the circulation desk and help with programs.  Excellent technology skills are required.

For more information please contact Dana Smook/Library Director at 804-443-4945.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained online at the bottom of this page or from the library.  Return completed applications to Dana Smook, Library Director, 117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Applications may be emailed to danasmook@eplva.org.  Application deadline is November 21, 2017.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

Job Title: County Planner - Re-posted
Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary:  $37,069 – 59,311
Pay Grade:  111, FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
 Essex County, Virginia, is accepting applications for the newly created full-time position of County Planner.  Essex County is a predominantly rural county located on the Virginia Middle Peninsula along the banks of the Rappahannock River. This position will be responsible for a variety of community planning and land use code administration functions including zoning ordinance and subdivision ordinance permitting and administration.  The County Planner will work closely with the public, county staff, and elected and appointed County Boards and Commissions including the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Board of Supervisors.  Excellent writing and communication skills are a must.  This position will report to and be under the supervision of the County Administrator.

Minimum requirements for the position are a Bachelors’ degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field with three or more years of public or private sector community planning experience with demonstrated knowledge and experience in zoning and subdivision ordinance administration and enforcement, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience with Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act or other coastal/wetland regulations are desirable.  Applicants which possess experience and working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS will receive preferred status among candidates. The County provides a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

To be considered a completed County employment application form, cover letter, and resume is to be submitted to Timothy L.  Wilson, County Administrator, PO Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560.  For further information on the position, County benefits, and applying please call Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator at (804) 443-8155.  Open until filled.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

Essex County

Job Title:  Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter
Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $32,682.85

Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Basic Life Support (BLS) EMT/Firefighter position. Candidates will perform emergency medical basic life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-B, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, EVOC, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation, drug test and health exam.  

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained below.  Completed applications should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open recruitment – applications considered as received and as positions are available.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

Essex County

Job Title:  Part-time Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter
Status:  Part-time, scheduled as needed, Hourly rate - $15.71


Essex County EMS is seeking highly motivated professionals to fill part-time Basic Life Support (BLS) EMT/Firefighter positions. Part-time EMT/Firefighters will fill in the schedule on week days, nights, weekends, and holidays.  Candidates will perform emergency medical basic life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-B, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, EVOC, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and drug test.  

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059 or visit our Website at http://www.essex-virginia.org/county_government/employment .  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained below.  Completed applications should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open recruitment – applications considered as received.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Documents

Essex County Job Application

Please return completed applications to:

Mrs. Pam Smith,
Assistant County Administrator
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Esta institución es un proveedor de servicios con igualdad de oportunidades.


Job Title: Investigator - Position filled 11/13/17
Job Title: Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation - Position filled 10/20/2017
Job Title: Youth Services Specialist - Position filled 10/20/2017
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 8/15/2017
Job Title: Library Director - Position filled 8/7/2017
Job Title: Office Associate I - Position filled 8/7/2017
Job Title: Seasonal Part-Time Pool Attendant - Positions filled 5/1/2017
Job Title: Summer Part-Time Library Page – Position filled 6/7/2017
Job Title: Communications Operator - Dispatch  - Positions filled 5/15/2017
Job Title: Maintenance Assistant - Position filled 4/26/2017
Job Title: Animal Care Technician - Position filled 4/19/2017
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 4/4/2017
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 3/9/17
Job Title: Senior Deputy Clerk – Position filled 3/9/17
Job Title: Warrant Technician - Position filled 1/23/2017
Job Title: County Administrator - Position filled 12/13/16
Job Title: Victim Witness Coordinator - Position filled 12/9/16
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 12/5/16
Job Title: Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 11/1/16
Job Title: Director of Planning and Community Development - position remains open
Job Title: Part-Time Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 8/2/16
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 6/21/16
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 6/10/16
Job Title: Library Clerk – Seasonal Part-Time – Essex County Library - Position filled 6/7/16
Job Title: Seasonal – Part-Time Program Assistant (2 positions being hired) - Positions filled 5/10/16
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 2/29/16
Job Title: Assistant Attorney - Position filled 3/7/16
Job Title: Communications Supervisor - Dispatch - Position filled 3/7/16
Job Title: Deputy Sheriff – School Resource Officer - Position filled 1/19/16
Job Title: Geospatial Program Coordinator - Position filled 2/8/16
Job Title: Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 11/1/15
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 9/18/15
Job Title: Administrative Assistant - Position filled 8/7/15
Job Title: Assistant Attorney  - Position filled 7/28/15
Job Title: Land Use Data Administrator - Position filled 7/14/15