Job Opportunities


Victim Assistant Advocate

The Tazewell County Victim/Witness Assistance Program has a part-time Victim Assistant Advocate position available. Duties will include, but are not limited to, individual advocacy, crisis intervention, notification assistance, victim/witness support, opening client files and assistance with restitution.Must have high school diploma or equivalency. Must have valid driver's license. Knowledge of the criminal justice system is preferred. All applicants will be subject to a background check and drug screen.  The successful candidate will be required to work 20 hours per week. This is a grant funded position. All inquiries and resumes must be e-mailed to  Deadline to apply is November 3, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.


EMS Captain

Tazewell County, Virginia is seeking an EMS Captain responsible for the planning, managing, and reviewing the activities and operations of the newly formed Tazewell County EMS. The Captain will work closely with the Director in comprising an annual budget for the agency, managing compliance with state rules and regulations and incident reporting.  Seek out grant opportunities, develop training programs, assist in development of policies and procedure and EMS strategic plan. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Virginia State Statues pertaining to EMS.  Must be able to pass annual fit for duty test.  Candidates must have a minimum of 8 years managerial/supervisory experience in Emergency Services with a progressive roll in the EMS command structure.  Bachelor's Degree with major course work in Management, or other course work directly related to the core functions of this position is preferred, but not necessary. Candidate must hold current paramedic certification or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of hire. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years previous experience at the rank of Lieutenant or above.  Successful Candidate must possess a valid Virginia driver's license upon employment. Send an application to Personnel Office, Tazewell County EMS Captain Position, 197 Main St. Tazewell, VA  24651 until Friday, October 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm or until position is filled.  EOE.



EMS Position

Tazewell County EMS is seeking motivated individuals for a rewarding career in the Emergency Medical field to provide quality (BLS  or ALS) patient care utilizing thorough knowledge of department protocols.  Applicant must have a current Virginia EMT or NR EMT certification; or current Virginia NR Paramedic or EMT Advanced certification.  Valid Virginia Driver's license and current CPR Certification are also required.  Applicant must be at least 20 years of age.  Applicant must pass initial and annual physical ability assessment, drug screening, background and DMV investigation.  Part and full time positions available.  Hourly rates $12-$15 plus benefits.  Applications accepted until positions are filled.  Applications may be found at  Send completed form to  Personnel Office, EMS Position, 197 Main St, Tazewell, VA  24651. EOE.






Employment opportunities with Tazewell County will be posted here as they become available.