available positions

Applications for job openings may be downloaded here or requested at the Town Hall between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. All applications should be returned to Town Hall.

Application for Employment with The Town of Richlands may downloaded HERE.

Now Accepting Applications for:

The Town of Richlands is currently seeking applications for the position of part-time Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), EVOC, and Firefighter/ALS Provider/EVOC. A detailed job description is available CLICK HERE. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled and should be submitted to the Richlands Town Hall, 200 Washington Square, Richlands, VA. Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Town of Richlands is currently seeking applicants for the position of Town Manager CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD LISTING:
Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in finance, engineering, public or business administration, with a master’s degree preferred. A minimum of ten years of public and/or private sector management with significant experience dealing directly with local governments as a manager, deputy or assistant, department head in an organization similar with similar or greater complexity, with a background in budget, staffing, and electrical engineering as it applies to public works, water, and environmental administration is preferred. Competitive candidates must demonstrate achievement in a broad range of areas, including working effectively with a Town Council, Regional Partners and Facilities, the community, businesses, and the ability to promote economic development. The Salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include participation in Virginia Retirement System, paid time off, group life insurance, and medical insurance, access to town owned vehicle. The Town of Richlands is a full-service municipality that operates under a Council/Manager form of government with a 2020- 2021 adopted budget over $16 million and a staff over 120 full and part-time employees. Seeking an innovative and visionary consensus builder with outstanding management and operational skills able to empower staff and ability to successfully achieve desired established goals. The Town will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter directly to the Town Hall at 200 Washington Square Richlands, VA 24641. Applications may be downloaded from the Town of Richlands website or may be obtained directly at the Town Hall or by calling (276)964-2566. The Town of Richlands is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Town of Richlands is currently seeking applications for the position of Parks and Recreations Director CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD LISTING:
A detailed job description is available at the Town of Richlands Town Hall, 200 Washington Square, Richlands, VA as well as the town’s facebook page. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on October 2, 2020 and should be submitted to Heather Perry, Human Resources/Payroll Clerk at the Town Hall. Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Town of Richlands is currently seeking applications for the position of Director of Utilities.  A detailed job description is available CLICK HERE  and at the Town of Richlands Town Hall, 200 Washington Square, Richlands, Virginia 24641. Applications and resumes will be accepted until filled and should be submitted at the Richlands Town Hall.  Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Town of Richlands is currently seeking applications for the position of Communication Officer/Dispatcher. Applicant must be a high school or GED graduate and have the ability to work different shifts and hours. A detailed job description is available at the Richlands Police Department, 1851 Cranwell Drive, Richlands, Virginia 24641. A Police Department employment application, along with an updated resume, should be submitted to the Richlands Police Department. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Town of Richlands is currently accepting applications for the position of Uniform Patrol Officer. A Richlands Police job application and detailed job description is available CLICK HERE and at the Richlands Police Department, 1851 Cranwell Drive, Richlands, VA 24641. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position filled. Must complete a Police Department application. Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Town of Richlands is currently accepting applications for the position of Grant Writer. A detailed job description is available CLICK HERE and at the Town of Richlands Town Hall, 200 Washington Square, Richlands, VA as well as the town’s facebook page. It is part – time, with the primary responsibility of identifying, defining, and securing new funding opportunities, through the development of proposals and grant applications, that support the views and projects of the Town of Richlands. This includes, but is not limited to researching, identifying, developing, recommending, monitoring, and responding to public and private grant opportunities, with additional responsibilities that may be assigned by the Community Development Director. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position filled. This position will report directly to the Director of Community Development.