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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.


A Fillable PDF Application is available. Download and complete this form and email it to [email protected] or bring it to the Municipal Building during business hours.


Current Job Openings

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

Certified Police Officer

The Pulaski Police Department, an agency accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, is seeking DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Candidates for current vacancies. 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:
·DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officer
·High School Graduate
·Age of at least 21
·Valid VA driver’s license with a good driving record
·Successful completion of applicant testing
·Pass an extensive background investigation
·Reside within 1 hour of the Town of Pulaski limits
·Additional qualifications may be obtained with application

Benefits:
·Paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employee
·Life insurance and retirement plans available
·Minimum of 13 holidays per year, 2 personal days per year, vacation hours accrual and sick leave
·Assigned vehicle which may be utilized as a take-home vehicle if residing within an approved location
·All equipment is furnished
·Minimum 5% pay raise after successfully completing 12-month probationary period with a second minimum 5% pay raise with acceptable performance evaluations after the third year of employment; COLA raise as provided by the Town of Pulaski
·VRS LEOs multiplier of 1.85%

Starting Salary for Certified Police Officer: $42,945

Certified Police Officer Application


Economic Development Manager

The Town of Pulaski is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Manager. The successful candidate for this exempt, full time position will perform complex and difficult professional level management, leadership, budget management, capital project management, public facilities planning, policy development and administrative functions under the direct supervision of the Town Manager, and will oversee the Planning/Zoning position for the Town.

The Economic Development Manager must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Economic Development, Business Administration, or related field
  • At least two years of Zoning/Economic Development experience and/or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge and competencies
  • Proven track record of successfully leading business attraction, business retention, and economic development funding activities
  • Supervisory Experience

    Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Economic Development, Business Administration, or related field

A full position description is available upon request, please apply online at https://www.pulaskitown.org/government/information/job_openings or send your resume to [email protected].

The salary for this position will be in the range of $47,032 -$72,051, possibly varying depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen applicant. 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 [email protected]



Complete a Fillable PDF Application and email it to [email protected] or bring it to the Municipal Building during business hours.
 

Project Engineer

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a Project Engineer. This is a full-time position with benefits including paid employee health insurance, life insurance, Virginia Retirement, vacation, and sick leave. The starting salary for this position is $54,130. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing the town with engineering and other related services, and is responsible for ensuring that all town building projects and problems are approached and completed in a safe and efficient manner. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field, along with relevant experience, good math skills, and have good working knowledge of surveying.


Complete a Fillable PDF Application and email it to [email protected] or bring it to the Municipal Building during business hours.

   

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 $37,284 - $62,241 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.


Complete a Fillable PDF Application and email it to [email protected] or bring it to the Municipal Building during business hours.
 

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:  $40,800

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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