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Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator. Wise County is a rural community of approximately 40,000 residents located approximately 52 miles Northwest of Abingdon, Virginia. A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration, economics, finance, or a related field is required; with a Master’s Degree preferred. At least five (5) years of public management experience or service as a chief administrative officer or deputy chief administrative officer in public or private sector management or in a responsible local government position required. Past experience of the individual should demonstrate high levels of performance in areas that include finance, project management, public relations, human resources management, community and staff development and planning. Additional information may be found at www.wisecounty.org. The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Please send professional references and salary history to Attention: Annette Underwood, County Administrator Position, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293. Deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, May 25, 2018.  The Wise County Administrator’s position will remain open until filled. 


Wise County Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Ongoing Opportunities Available)

Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.

College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC.  Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP).  The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.

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