Employment Opportunities

Commissioner of the Revenue - Deputy One

The Lancaster County Commissioner of the Revenue is seeking a qualified individual for a Deputy 1 position.  Duties will include:  filing and keying in information from personal property forms; processing income tax returns and transient occupancy tax returns; preparing monthly reports; assisting Deputy III with building permits and deed transfers.

Minimum qualifications include:  high school graduate; have above average computer skills, including Word and Excel programs. Good communications skills, confidentiality and flexibility in dealing with taxpayers are a must. Experience in the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office researching deeds, wills and plats desirable.

Application forms may be downloaded below (PDF format) or obtained at the Commissioner’s Office located at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Room 203, Lancaster VA 22503.  A completed application with a current resume’ attached should be sent to Marlon S. Savoy, Commissioner of the Revenue, at the aforementioned address by June 15, 2022.  Interviews are expected to begin soon thereafter, but the position remains open until filled.

Salary dependent upon qualifications and benefits provided.

The Commissioner of the Revenue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Planning and Land Use

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Lancaster County is seeking a Director of Planning and Land Use to oversee the development, implementation and enforcement of the county's comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, erosion and sediment control ordinance, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, wetlands ordinance, and other regulatory processes dealing with planning and land use, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications include: a bachelor's degree in planning, public administration, or a related field (preferred), but an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will also be considered; a valid Virginia driver's license; at least two years' experience in planning, zoning or similar fields; and a knowledge of state, federal and local laws regulating land use matters. A history of supervisory experience is desirable, but not mandatory.

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 or our website www.lancova.com for a detailed job description and application. Resumes are welcome, but must be accompanied by a county employment application. Complete applications should be sent to the aforementioned address, Attention: Don G. Gill, County Administrator. Interviews are expected to begin in early June 2022, but the position remains open until filled.

Solid Waste Site Attendant (Substitute)

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Lancaster County is accepting applications for the position of Substitute Solid Waste Site Attendant. Refer to the job description linked above for details.

Environmental Codes Compliance Officer/Permit Technician

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Lancaster County is seeking an Environmental Codes Compliance Officer / Permit Technician to perform technical work for the County Planning and Land Use Office in the oversight and inspection of site development projects for compliance with the County’s Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, Wetland Regulations, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, Stormwater Management Regulations, Zoning Regulations and Site Plan Requirements.  Work involves reviewing submitted applications, issuing permits, attending meetings, performing on-site inspections to ensure compliance with local program regulations and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Must have a high school diploma or GED.  A higher level of education in related studies is preferred; 2) Must be in generally good health and be physically capable of negotiating steep and rough terrain expeditiously in all types of weather; 3) Must have a Virginia driver’s license and a clear criminal history; 4) Must hold a Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and Plan Reviewer certification, or obtain both certifications within one year of date of hire.

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 or download from links elsewhere on this page (PDF format). Resumes are welcome, but must be accompanied by a county employment application. Applications should be sent to the aforementioned address, Attention: Don G. Gill, County Administrator and must be received by 5 PM on Monday, November 15, 2021. Interviews are expected to begin soon thereafter, but the position remains open until filled.

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

Lancaster County Employment Application Form