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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. You will find the links to our application pages below, as well as listed with each position that we are currently hiring for below. 

Town of Pulaski Employment Application

Pulaski Police Department Employment Application



Current Job Openings

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

Town Manager

The Town of Pulaski, Virginia is seeking our next Town Manager. Known
worldwide for the exceptional workmanship of furniture that bears our name,
Pulaski has sustained a unique industrious character even as our economy has
evolved. Pulaski’s roots run deep, and our pride in where we’ve come from is
equaled only by our excitement in what lies ahead.

This position performs complex executive work, planning, directing and
coordinating the overall operations of the Town; serves as chief administrative
officer of the Town; executes the policies established by the Town Council;
prepares and administers the annual budget; supervises all Town Departments.
The Town Manager assists the Town Council with operations, governance,
planning, organizing and directing planning activities, services, programs and staff
and related work, as apparent or assigned. The Town Manger represents the
governing body and interprets the Council’s actions to the public, the media and
other bodies at the local, state and federal level.

Bachelor’s Degree required, (master’s degree preferred), with course work in
Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science or related field;
and 5‐years experience in local government with significant management
responsibilities demonstrated. Town residency required within 12 months of
employment. Valid Virginia Driver’s License. The Town Manager represents the
Town on numerous boards. Anticipated salary hiring range is $100,000 to
$130,000

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, detailed resume including career
accomplishments and a minimum of 3 professional references to: Town of
Pulaski, ATTN: Office of the Mayor, PO Box 660, 42 First Street NW, Pulaski, VA
24301, or by email to: mayor@pulaskitown.org. Application review process
commences July 15, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

 Firefighter/Engineer - Deadline for Applications: 4:30 P.M. Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020.

The Pulaski Fire Department is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Firefighter/Engineer position. The firefighter is responsible for providing protective and technical services in fire suppression in an effort to protect lives and property. Firefighting requires the ability to perform strong physical activity and is performed under emergency conditions with personal hazard. Minimum qualifications and expectations are as follows:

- Submit to and pass a Firefighter oriented physical examination.
- Minimum of 21 years of age.
- Successful completion of a Firefighter oriented physical agility test. 
- Successful completion of a written test.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Criminal background check.
- Must be a Non-Smoker and preferred Non-Tobacco user.
- Certified VDFP Firefighter level II & VDFP Haz-Mat Operations
- Required ICS Certifications –ICS 100, 200, 700, & 800
- Required Intro to Tech Rescue – ITR Module 1 online
- Preference may be given to Applicants with Basic Pump certifications and experience in pumping.
- Valid Virginia driver license with acceptable driving record. 
- EVOC Certification; Classes 1, 2 and 3. 
- Average mechanical aptitude.
- Ability and Skills in Communication and Public Relations.
- Basic computer skills.
- Respond to off duty alarms as needed.
- Attend all Department Trainings & majority of Business Meetings
- May be required to perform Emergency Medical Services if trained and certified to do so.
- May be required to obtain Emergency Medical Services Certification at a later date.
- Preference given to applicants willing to further their training in Fire & EMS service as well as willingness to excel in Special Operations Rescue.

The work schedule is a 24 hour rotational shift scheduled by The Fire Chief and/or Officer in Charge. 

If additional info is needed to be submitted with application, please email it to: spalmer@pulaskitown.org

Water Treatment Plant Operator 

The Town of Pulaski is seeking an applicant for Water Treatment Operator.  Class 2 or Class 1 waterworks operator license are preferred but other licenses will be considered, including trainee.

Basic math skills and general mechanical knowledge are required. Physical ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders is necessary. Weekend and holiday work may be required. Applicants must possess a valid VA driver’s license.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This is a full time job with benefits (paid employee health insurance, VRS retirement). The Town offers competitive wages and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

Custodian

The Town of Pulaski is currently accepting applications for the position of Custodian. Custodian is to perform daily janitorial/maintenance duties throughout the Municipal Bldg. Custodian should have basic skills in plumbing, electrical, and property maintenance. HVAC experience preferred.

Custodian will be expected to use a variety of hand tools, floor buffer, and be able to lift large boxed items. Valid Virginia driver’s license required. Applications can be completed and submitted online at the above link. The Town of Pulaski is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment eligibility verification required.

Crew Leader - Water/Sewer


The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works is seeking a Crew Leader for the Water & Sewer Division.  Crew Leader is responsible for overseeing the crew and the job site.  Crew Leader must be able to perform laborer duties and operate equipment as well.  Crew Leader must be able to receive both oral and written instruction and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
 
This position requires a valid driver's license upon hire.

Excellent benefit package includes employee paid health insurance with dental and vision, VRS retirement package, paid vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 42 First Street NW.  Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Alternatively, you may submit an online application here. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks.  

Employment Eligibility Verification is required.  

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer.


Equipment Operator

The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works is seeking an Equipment Operator.  Must be experienced in the operation of dump trucks, backhoes, rubber tire loader, track hoe and other heavy equipment used by the Town of Pulaski.  

This position requires a valid driver's license upon hire.

Excellent benefit package includes employee paid health insurance with dental and vision, VRS retirement package, paid vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 42 First Street NW.  Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Alternatively, you may submit an online application here. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks.  

Employment Eligibility Verification is required.  

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer.


Laborer - Property Maintenance


The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Property Maintenance Laborer.  The Property Maintenance Laborer should be experienced in any levels of electrical repairs, HVAC system repair/maintenance, concrete work, traffic signal and street sign maintenance.

This position requires a valid driver's license upon hire.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 42 First Street NW.  Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Alternatively, you may submit an online application here. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks.  

Employment Eligibility Verification is required.  

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer.


Laborers - Water & Sewer


The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works is currently seeking qualified Laborers for the Water & Sewer Division.  

Water/Sewer Laborers should be experienced in water/sewer utility line repair/maintenance/installation, repairing water and sewer main and service line breaks, and flushing blocked sewer lines.

This position requires a valid driver's license upon hire.

Excellent benefit package includes employee paid health insurance with dental and vision, VRS retirement package, paid vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 42 First Street NW.  Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Alternatively, you may submit an online application here. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks. 

Employment Eligibility Verification is required.  

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer.

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 forty-five minutes 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)994-8680 for additional information.

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


Vehicle Maintenance Superintendent

The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works is accepting applications for the position of Vehicle Maintenance Superintendent.  The VM Superintendent oversees and performs work required to maintain the town’s vehicles and equipment operating in a safe and efficient manner.  This includes but is not limited to the preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of all town vehicles and equipment ranging from police patrol units to heavy equipment, mowers and weed eaters.

VM Superintendent should be knowledgeable in diesel engine repair.  At least five years of experience in the automotive field and in diesel engine repair preferred.  VM Superintendent should be able to operate backhoe, loader, dump truck, forklift, diagnostic scan tools, hydraulic floor jack and vehicle lift as well as desk top computer.

VM Superintendent will have a valid CDL issued by the commonwealth of Virginia upon hire and must obtain CLASS A CDL within 12 month of employment. 

VM Superintendent must also have a valid Virginia State Inspection License upon hire.

Excellent benefit package includes employee paid health insurance with dental and vision, VRS retirement package, paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal building located at 42 First St NW.  M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Alternatively, you may submit an online application here. Once submitted, someone will review your application and contact you within two weeks.  

Employment eligibility verification is required. 

The Town of Pulaski is an equal opportunity employer.

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