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Parks and Recreation Job Opportunities

Essex County

Job Title: Director of Parks and Recreation - Reviewing applications/Scheduling interviews
Status:  Full time with benefits
Grade:  116 - $50,311.83


Essex County is seeking a highly-motivated individual to perform difficult professional and administrative work in planning and directing all recreation and parks activities for the County. This position is responsible for supervising all department personnel and works under the general supervision of the County Administrator.  Essex County operates a variety of recreational sports activities for youth as well as a County swimming pool and a summer camp.

For more information please contact the Assistant County Administrator, Pam Smith, at 804-443-8155. To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained at the bottom of this page. Completed applications along with resumes should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open to all applicants February 1 – 28, 2018.

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title:  Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter

Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $34,807 - $55,691 Intermediate
                                                                            $37,070 - $59,311 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.  Hiring salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Open until filled.  

 Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title:  Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter

Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $32,682.85 - $52,292

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.  Hiring salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Open recruitment – applications considered as received and as positions are available.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.

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:  Maintenance Assistant - Position filled 3/15/2018
Job Title:  County Planner - Position filled 3/5/18
Job Title:  Part-Time Library Clerk I - Position filled 12/4/17
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