Employment Opportunities

Finance Officer (Part Time)

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Lancaster County is seeking to employ an individual on a part-time basis to perform independently complex professional work, under the auspices of the county administrator. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the planning, coordinating, and directing of all aspects of county financial management and administration in the areas of budgeting, general accounting, purchasing/procurement, debt issuance, financial/fiscal analysis and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves ensuring the financial integrity of the county's operation by establishing policies and procedures and maintaining sound financial practices.

Must be able to perform duties independently with minimum oversight, prepare reports and make public presentations. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be available to attend evening meetings when requested.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with a degree in accounting, finance, public administration, business administration or related field required. Considerable knowledge of and 3 to 5 years of experience with public budgeting, finance and accounting preferred and may be substituted for bachelor's degree. Knowledge of and experience with Virginia local government budgeting and finance, Virginia procurement statutes and regulations.

Hourly rate negotiable and dependent upon qualifications.  Minimum workload of 16 hours per week with expected workload of 20 hours per week.

Complete job description and county application form may be downloaded here (PDF format) or obtained from the County Administrator's Office at the address and telephone number listed below. Inquiries should be directed to the County Administrator's Office.

Submit letter of interest, completed county application form, minimum of three (3) professional references, salary history and any other materials documenting applicant's qualifications to:

Lancaster County Administrator's Office
8311 Mary Ball Road
Lancaster, Virginia 22503
Telephone: (804) 462-5129

Position is open until filled. First review of applications shall begin during the week of Monday, October 15, 2018. Lancaster County is an equal opportunity employer.

Lancaster County Administrator

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The Board of Supervisors of Lancaster County, Virginia seeks a professional individual with strong leadership skills for the position of County Administrator. Download a detailed job description and county employment application (link at the bottom of this page) (PDF format).  Salary dependent upon qualifications. Please submit a current resume, county application, and professional references to Mr. William R. Lee, Chairman, Lancaster County Board of Supervisors, P.O. Box 542, Kilmarnock, VA  22482, 804-436-3349, blee@lancova.com. The position remains open until filled.  Lancaster County is an equal opportunity employer.

The Board of Supervisors expects the following schedule in this process:

  • September - Advertise the position and receive applications
  • October 1 - Begin review of applications and select finalists for interview
  • Mid October - Begin interviews of finalists
  • November 1 - Make offer of employment to successful candidate

Building Inspector

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Lancaster County is seeking applicants for the position of Building Inspector.  Duties include inspecting construction, electrical, plumbing and mechanical work in commercial and residential structures (inspections are performed under the authority of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code); issuing certificates of occupancy; reviewing plans for new construction and rehabilitation of existing structures; routine maintenance of county-owned property; issuing permits; maintaining records; making computer entries; writing professional letters and communicating with the public via telephone, email and in the office; assisting during county emergency situations and other duties as assigned.  Normal working hours are 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Requirements include a high school diploma or GED, Virginia driver’s license with a good driving record; satisfactory criminal history background check; 3 years experience in the construction trades or education equivalent to experience as noted in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; and future satisfactory completion of courses at the Virginia Building Code Academy.  Preferred - post secondary courses or degree in a construction related field, Virginia certification as a Building Official and/or one or more construction related disciplines and previous experience in code enforcement.  The selected applicant must obtain at least one Virginia certification in building, electric, plumbing or mechanical inspections within eighteen months of  employment and all within three years of employment.

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Lancaster County is an equal opportunity employer.  Contact the county administration office at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA 22503, 804-462-5129, FAX 804-462-0031 for a detailed job description and application.  Resumes are welcome, but must be accompanied by a county employment application.  Applications should be sent to the aforementioned address, Attention: Don G. Gill, Interim County Administrator.  Position remains open until filled.

Unless otherwise noted, the following form(s) must be submitted:

Lancaster County Employment Application Form