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Custodial Position

General Statement of Duties:  Performs routine building cleaning tasks; does related work as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment, and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; thoroughness; dependability; good physical condition.

Acceptable Experience Training:  Some building cleaning experience, high school graduate,  or GED.

Drug test, background check, and valid DMV issued driver’s license.

Reports to maintenance/housekeeping supervisor.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  The deadline for submission is the close of business Friday, October 12, 2018.

EE/AA/EEO                   David L. Cox
                                     Interim County Administrator

LITTER CONTROL OFFICER POSITION

Full-time
Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience

Wise County is accepting applications until the position is filled.  Applications are available in the County Administrator’s Office (276) 328-2321 and on the County’s website: wisecounty.org.  This position is responsible for enforcing the Litter Control Ordinances and related laws; conducting investigations; issuing citations and appearing in court; working with the Keep Wise County Beautiful Committee and law enforcement officers in the County; as well as various other job duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge/Skills:  Knowledge of environmental and solid waste state laws & local codes and ordinances; ability to deal with the public; geography of the County; use of firearms; good physical condition; ability to conduct investigations and present evidence in an effective and professional manner.

Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED, Valid driver’s license (CDL preferred but not required); pass physical exam, drug test and criminal background check.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  The deadline for submission is the close of business Friday, October 12, 2018.

For further information contact:  Greg Cross, Chief Litter Control Officer (276) 328-1000; Interim Administrator David Cox, (276) 328-2321.

                 David Cox
                 Interim County Administrator

PUBLIC NOTICE

Attention Pet Owners
Rabies Clinic

The Wise County Board of Supervisors in cooperation with the Wise County Health Department and the area veterinarians are having a rabies clinic.  All dogs and cats four months old or older are required to be vaccinated against rabies.  The cost will be $10.00 per 1-year vaccination and $20.00 per 3-year vaccination.

Riggs Animal Hospital, Pound Veterinary Hospital, and Wise Veterinary Hospital will be giving vaccinations, in their offices, on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Fred Luntsford
Interim County Administrator

Finance Director, Wise County, Virginia          Salary:  DOE

The County of Wise has an opening for a Finance Director.  The successful candidate will work under the direction of the County Administrator and will be responsible for development of the County General Fund Budget, development and maintenance of internal financial controls, supervision of accounts payable and payroll processes and supervision of the human resources records and other records related to financial accounting.  This individual will be responsible for all year-end accounting transactions and the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Requirements include:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution, minimum of 5 years’ experience in governmental accounting with a CPA certificate preferred but not required.  The successful candidate will need to possess the necessary skills to supervise others and communicate with Constitutional Officers and Department Heads.  As an effective team member, the successful candidate should possess strong organizational skills, strong written and verbal communications skills and a very strong knowledge of computers.  Competitive salary and benefits package provided.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  To apply:  a letter of interest, resume and a salary history in a sealed envelope marked confidential can be mailed to Fred Luntsford, Interim County Administrator, County of Wise, PO Box 570, Wise, VA  24293.  For questions- call (276) 328-2321 or email fluntsford@townofappalachiava.us.

Please do not submit applications by email, fax or telephone. The deadline for submission is the close of business, Friday, October 19, 2018.

EE/AA/EEO               Fred Luntsford
                                 Interim County Administrator

All County offices will be CLOSED on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold their next Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the County Administrator's Conference Room at the Wise County Courthouse, E Main ST, Wise VA.

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