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Current opportunities for employment are listed below.  Please download one of the application forms below and submit your application to the appropriate department for the position listed that you are applying for. 

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Surry County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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Part-Time Emergency Communications Dispatcher


Surry County is seeking a part-time dispatcher to work in the E-911 Communications Center of the Sheriff’s Office.  The preferred candidate must be able to; multi-task between radio and phone communications, communicate information clearly to deputies, fire, rescue and animal control as necessary for emergency and non-emergency calls for service. This position also requires; typing ability, knowledge of the county geographically and/or the ability to read maps, data entry, compliance with policies and procedures and the ability to handle stressful situations while communicating with the public and first responders.

Note: Requires availability to include days, evenings, midnights, rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and extended shifts. Dispatchers are essential personnel and are placed on standby for all major events to include weather related emergencies and special events.

The preferred candidate must already be certified as a Basic Dispatcher, VCIN (Virginia Criminal Information Network) Operator and possess a high school diploma or GED. The preferred candidate must also possess a valid driver’s license; have reliable transportation and no criminal record. The position will remain open until filled. Interested persons are encouraged to download an application (above) and return the completed county job application form to:



                                                Sheriff Carlos Turner
                                                P. O. Box 233
                                                Surry, Virginia  23883




If you have any questions, please contact Sheriff Carlos Turner or Tamara B. Arthur, Emergency Services Coordinator at (757) 294-5264.






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Surry County Employment Opportunity

Emergency Services Coordinator


The successful candidate will assist the County Administrator with the implementation of current County policy, make recommendations concerning development of new policies related to the provision of Emergency Services.  The preferred candidate will coordinate County Emergency Preparedness and response activities, serves as the County’s liaison with the volunteer fire and rescue agencies, represents the County on various regional committees, coordinates grant applications and assists the various County Emergency Services agencies with training.

The candidate should have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in emergency management, public administration or related field and considerable professional experience in emergency management.  The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and submit a current DMV record. 

Interested candidates should submit a Surry County application and resume to the County Administrator’s Office Attention:  Mr. Tyrone W. Franklin, County Administrator, P. O. Box 65, 45 School Street, Surry, Virginia  23883.  (Application is available in PDF using the link above.)

Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2016.


Surry County Is An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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Surry County Job Opportunity


Payroll and Benefits Administrator


Surry County is seeking a full-time Payroll and Benefits Administrator.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Finance and IT and includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:  reconciles semi-monthly payroll for all County employees, including all deduction checks, leave balances, and the submission of direct deposits; accurately completes required monthly reports and tax remittances; reconciles and processes annual W2s and transmits information to the Social Security Administration; processes annual Affordable Care Act documents for submission to the Internal Revenue Service; serves as County Records Manager.  Most work is performed using the Bright & Associates Municipal Software.

The preferred candidate should have two years of college coursework with a concentration in Business, Marketing and/or Human Resource Management or an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Applicant must hold a valid appropriate Virginia driver’s license.  Hiring range $39,240- $43,000.

Applications are available in PDF format above, or can be picked up in the County Administrator’s Office during regular business hours.  Interested persons are encouraged to submit a county job application and résumé no later than 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 to the County Administrator, P. O. Box 65, Surry, Virginia 23883.