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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.  


Special Projects Coordinator

The Town of Pulaski is accepting applications for the position of Special Projects Coordinator. The successful applicant for this non-exempt, full time position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative, clerical, record keeping duties for the Town Manager, and related work as apparent or assigned.

This position requires a bachelor's degree with coursework in Public Administration/Political Science, or related field and moderate experience in public administration, performing administrative duties, working with and meeting the public, general understanding of state and local government, or equivalent combination of education and experience, and a master's degree is preferred. Work is performed under the supervision of the Town Manager.

The salary for this position starts at $40,900, and it will be open until filled. 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.

Please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf.


Economic Development and Planning 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

The salary for this position will be in the range of $47,032 -$72,051.00, depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen applicant. Please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf

 

Engineering Department

Director of Public Works / Town Engineer

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a Director of Public Works / Town Engineer. This is an exempt, full-time position with benefits including paid employee health, dental, vision and life insurance, accrued paid time off for personal and vacation time, accrued sick leave, paid days off for state holidays, and participation in the VRS Retirement plan.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing the Town with civil engineering services, along with Departmental supervision of Engineering, Water Filtration Plant, Public Works (water/sewer operations, property maintenance, and streets), and the Building Official. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field, and along with relevant experience must have good math skills and strong working knowledge of surveying. Work is performed under the general direction of the Town Manager.

The salary range for this position begins at $75,352 and will be commensurate depending on experience. Please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator (Licensed)

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a licensed Water Treatment Operator. The Licensed 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. The Licensed Water Treatment Plant Operator must already possess a Class I, II, or III certification by the State Board for Waterworks Operators, and must also possess basic math skills and general mechanical knowledge while being skilled in detecting defects in equipment and the treatment process as a whole, as well as a Virginia driver’s license.

The salary for this position begins at $40,900 for a Class I; $37,284 for a Class II; and $34,003 for a Class III, possibly going up depending on the experience of the applicant. Please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf.

 

 

Public Works Department

General Superintendent of Utilities

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for a General Superintendent of Utilities. This is a full-time position with benefits including paid employee health insurance, life insurance, Virginia Retirement, vacation, and sick leave. This is a newly created position which will report to the Director of Public Works and will exercise supervision over the water and sewer departments, so the candidate will need to have extensive knowledge and skilled experience in those areas, as well as supervisory experience.

The salary for this position starts at $54,130.00, and may go up depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen applicant. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf.

 

Assistant Superintendent of Sewer

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for an Assistant Superintendent of Sewer. This is a full-time position with benefits including paid employee health insurance, life insurance, Virginia Retirement, vacation, and sick leave.

The successful applicant should be skilled in and possess a working knowledge of sewer repair/maintenance, and will be responsible for performing intermediate administrative work overseeing the Town's sewer crews, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Water/Sewer Superintendent.  Limited supervision is exercised over Crew Leaders, Equipment Operators, and Laborers. These duties are often performed in adverse weather conditions. Applicants for this position must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, with the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license within six months

The salary for this position starts at $40,900.00, and may go up depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen applicant. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf.

Laborers

The Town of Pulaski is seeking applicants for Street, Water and Sewer Laborers. These are full-time positions with benefits including paid employee health insurance, life insurance, Virginia Retirement, vacation, and sick leave.

The successful applicants should be skilled in and possess a working knowledge of street repair/maintenance such as asphalt repair and application, ditching, mowing, trimming, snow removal, or utility repair and maintenance to sewer lines, new service installations and line replacements. These duties are often performed in adverse weather conditions. Applicants for both positions should have experience in dump truck operation, and successful applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, with the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license within six months

The salary for this position starts at $31,200 ($15/hour), and may go up depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen applicant. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [email protected] or complete and send the application pdf.


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


 

 

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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