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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. 

For information about the Surry County Resource and Employment Center, click here.


Employment Application Form:



Surry County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer



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Full-Time and Part-Time Dispatcher Positions


Surry County is seeking full-time and part-time dispatchers to work in the 911 Communications Center of the Sheriff’s Office.  The preferred candidates 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. These positions also require; 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. The candidatse must be able to complete all required training and maintain certifications after completion.

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 candidatse must have a high school diploma or GED. The preferred candidates must also possess a valid driver’s license; have reliable transportation and no criminal record. The positions will remain open until filled. Interested persons are encouraged to download an application and return the completed county job application form to:

Sheriff Alvin W. Clayton, Sr.
P. O. Box 233
Surry, Virginia  23883


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






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