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The Town of Pulaski - Where Your New Career Begins!

The Town of Pulaski is supported by a diverse and dedicated team of professional staff members and employees.  Whether you are starting your career, or looking for a great place to begin a new chapter in your employment, the Town of Pulaski could be the right fit for you!  

Applications for employment may be obtained at the Municipal Building, located at 42 First Street, Northwest from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday.  

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability.


Online Applications Are Now Here! 

You may now submit online applications for employment with the Town of Pulaski. Each available position has it's own application, which can be filled out by clicking the corresponding link in the job description below.



Current Job Openings

This listing of employment opportunities with the Town of Pulaski is updated frequently, so please check back often for new opportunities.  

Summer Help Wanted

The Town of Pulaski is seeking to hire seasonal help to work outdoors this summer in the Public Works Department.

-- Up to 40 Hours per week, for 10-12 weeks
-- 7:00am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
-- Minimum age: 16
-- $12.00 per hour

Summer Help Application


Water Treatment Plant Operator (Licensed)

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a licensed Water Treatment Operator. The Operator performs all activities related to the operation and maintenance of equipment at the water treatment plant. This includes, but is not limited to, the operation and troubleshooting of all water treatment equipment, determining and adjusting water treatment chemical levels, and sampling and testing water conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Plant operation duties
  • Equipment inspection/Maintenance duties
  • Water testing duties
  • Plant Appearance and miscellaneous duties

Qualifications:

  • Possess and maintain a certification by the State Board for Waterworks Operators
  • Possess basic math skills and general mechanical knowledge
  • Obtain knowledge of the entire water distribution process
  • Gain in-depth working knowledge of the town’s water system
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of layout of town streets
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of plumbing
  • Be skilled in detecting defects in equipment and the treatment process as a whole
  • Practice safe work habits
  • Be knowledgeable of state water treatment regulations
  • Be available 24 hours a day
  • Attend schools and seminars to enhance knowledge of the water treatment process
  • Possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license

The salary for this position begins at $33,603 depending on qualification and level of license. The Town of Pulaski participates in the Virginia Retirement System, and provides an excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Town of Pulaski is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please contact the Town of Pulaski Human Resources office.

Water Treatment Plant Operator Application

 
Laborer/Meter Reader

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a Laborer/Meter Reader. This full-time, non-exempt position will perform intermediate semiskilled work reading meters and recording water usage and forwarding readings to the Finance department for billing.  When not reading meters, laborer duties are performed for both water and sewer departments, and will include related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Superintendent - Water/Sewer. 

Responsibilities:

  • Completes all work orders prepared by Finance Department and inter-department requests.  This includes new account turn on and reads, turn off for closing accounts, check for leaks, pressure checks, meter issues, customer complaints, and taking meters to county for accuracy testing, includes use of Trimble handheld.
  • Completes all meter readings for monthly billing of utility accounts.  This includes 175 manual reads and 4300 reads that are completed using laptop reading system.
  • Completes miscellaneous labor - clearing debris from meter boxes, repair of damaged meters, replacement of defective meters, and inspection and replacements at sewer pump stations.
  • Completes various reports for finance for billing purposes - includes no read report, no consumption report, and leak report - all produced after meter readings.

     Qualifications:

    Ability to use the following tools and equipment:

  • Dump truck
  • Service truck
  • Compressor truck
  • Water/sewer pumps
  • Hydraulic cutter
  • Masonry saw
  • Sewer flush truck
  • Tapping machine
  • Pipe cutters and fittings
  • Remote sensing meter reading equipment
  • Various electronic and software driven reading systems, as required

 In addition to the use of tools and equipment the laborer should also have the ability to:

  • Follow both oral and written instruction
  • Work well alone or in small group
  • Work with or without direct supervision (meter reading is without direct supervision)
  • Interface well with the public
  • Know the layout of town streets
  • Learn the location of all water meter customer’s meters 

Education and Experience:

  • Trimble handheld operation - on the job training with special training from Carolina Meter
  • Valid commercial driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • High school diploma or GED and moderate experience operating computers and GPS unit
  • Ability to safely operate a vehicle
  • Ability to complete multiple job aspects daily with limited supervision
  • Ability to work with customers to resolve issues
  •  or equivalent combination of education and experience

 The salary for the Laborer/Meter Reader begins at $27,646. The Town of Pulaski participates in the Virginia Retirement System, and provides an excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Town of Pulaski is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please contact the Town of Pulaski Human Resources office at (540) 994-8642 or by email at [email protected]

Laborers Application


Water Treatment Operator/Operator Trainee

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a licensed Water Treatment Operator or Operator Trainee. This is a full-time position with benefits including paid employee health insurance, life insurance, Virginia Retirement, vacation, and sick leave.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Town’s water treatment plant. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, a high school diploma, basic math skills, general mechanical knowledge and safe work habits. Certification by the State Board of Waterworks Operators is preferred but not required. 

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled and may be obtained at the Municipal Building located at 42 1st St NW, Pulaski, M-F from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Alternatively, you may submit an online application via the link below. Someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks.

Deadline: Open until filled
Starting Salary:  $32,003
Employment eligibility verification is required. The Town of Pulaski is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Water Treatment Operator/Operator Trainee Application


Police Officer

The Pulaski Police Department, an agency accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, is seeking candidates to establish an eligibility list for anticipated vacancies during the next six months.  Officers are responsible for the enforcement of laws and ordinances pursuant to the Town, State and Federal Governments, as well as, providing assistance to the public.  Officers are subjected to hazardous and life threatening situations and must be able to work as a team member and maintain a good relationship with fellow employees. Officers are required to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications include graduation from high school, must be twenty-one years of age by the date of graduation from the basic academy and possess a valid Virginia’s driver’s license with a good driving record.  Must successfully complete applicant testing and an extensive background investigation and complete the training standards as required by the Law Enforcement Basic Academy.  The successful candidate must reside within one hour of the town limits.  Additional qualifications and disqualifiers for employment as a Law Enforcement Officer may be obtained with the application form.  Preference may be given to DCJS certified officers.

Excellent benefits, to include paid health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and retirement plans. A minimum of thirteen paid holidays per year, two personal days off, vacation hours accrual and sick leave are also provided.  Employee benefits also include assigned vehicles, which may be utilized as a take home vehicle if residing within an approved location.  All equipment is furnished. College tuition assistance available.

Deadline: Open until filled
Starting Salary:  $38,900

Applications may be picked up Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Town of Pulaski Municipal Building, 42 1st Street N.W. Pulaski, VA 24301, or call (540) 994-8667 for additional information.

Alternatively, you may submit an online application for the police department at the link below. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks. 
 
EOE/M/F/D

Police Officer Application Form

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