Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn


Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

5 West Main Street

Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

Phone: (540) 473-8233

Fax: (540) 473-8207




A County Job Application Form is available at the Library, by contacting the office, or by clicking on the following links - Word file or PDF File. Note: due to its size, the Word file takes a minute to load.

Submit all applications to:


County Benefits Package rev 12/13

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Current Botetourt County Job Openings

Local Office of State Agencies or Constitutional Offices


Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Botetourt County is currently accepting applications for the newly created position of Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to lead an evolving combination department with 12 volunteer agencies and a full-time staff of 33.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Fire, EMS, and emergency management. This position requires a team-oriented, consensus-building leader with a strong history of proven management experience in fire services, EMS, or emergency management and a 4-year degree or commensurate education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication, budgeting, strategic planning, analytical, and organizational skills are needed. Salary is negotiable; DOQ and includes a competitive benefit package.

Full job description

Candidates should submit a completed application form, cover letter with salary requirement, and resume to

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to

(Reference Chief in the subject line)

Preference will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014.

Position remains open until filled. Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-8233 with questions.


Botetourt County Application for Employment: Word or PDF



  • Polling Place Election Officer

Serving as an Election Officer is a rewarding way to participate in your government and help ensure a fair and well-organized voting process. Botetourt County needs approximately 140 dependable and committed citizens to serve as election officers in its 17 precincts for each General Election. Click here to read about qualifications, duties and pay rates. For additional information, contact the Voter Registration Office.


Botetourt County Sheriff's Department


Submit State Job Application Form to the Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 18, Fincastle, VA 24090  (540) 473-8230 e Sheriff's Department may offer a benefits and vacation package that differs from what is offered for other County positions.

No openings at this time


Social Services


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  • Recreation

The Recreation Department is continually looking for dedicated volunteers to support its various programs and activities. The County utilizes volunteers to support parks and playing fields, coach youth sports teams, and promote its many programs. Additionally, the County works collectively with seven booster clubs in the area made up entirely of volunteers, which support and organize local youth sports leagues. To get involved in any of the Recreation Department's programs and activities, contact Angie Crawford at (540) 473-8326 or e-mail the Recreation Department at

  • Volunteer Fire Departments and Rescue Squads

The residents of Botetourt County are very fortunate to be served by an outstanding group of individuals that comprise the county's various volunteer fire departments and volunteer rescue squads. The selfless dedication portrayed by these men and women is truly inspiring and greatly appreciated. However, more enthusiastic volunteers are always in demand.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like additional information on the services provided by these associations, please contact the Emergency Services Coordinator at (540) 473-2098.

To apply for any of the departments listed below, please use the application at

Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Fire House: (540) 977-2094

Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 275
Buchanan, VA 24066
Fire House: (540) 254-1331

Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Fire House: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 432
Fincastle, VA 24090
Fire House: (540) 473-2142

Glen Wilton Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 76
Glen Wilton, VA 24438
Fire House: (540) 862-7771

Troutville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 609
Troutville, VA 24175
Fire House: (540) 966-8661

Read Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
43 EastPark Drive
Roanoke, VA 24019
Fire House: (540) 977-5881

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Rescue Building: (540) 977-2094

Buchanan Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 244
Buchanan, VA 24066
Rescue Building: (540) 254-3048

Eagle Rock Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Rescue Building: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 605
Fincastle, VA 24090
Rescue Building: (540) 473-8383

Troutville Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 11
Troutville, VA 24175
Rescue Building: (540) 966-8661



Did You Know...

Fpo Did You Know

The library has hosted an annual Poetry Contest for 18 years that routinely draws well over a hundred entries from all over Botetourt County and the surrounding area.