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  • Solid Waste Convenience Center Site Attendants

    • Job Duties: Provide assistance to residents as needed. Monitor items to be discarded to ensure compliance with Waste Management regulations. Open and close the sites and keep the grounds clean. Maintain a clean work environment. Other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Ability to life 50 lbs. Dependable transportation. The ability to operate small blowers. Keep accurate and legible records. This position requires a background check.

      How to apply: Applications are available at Convenience sites throughout the County and at the County Administration Office. Applications can also be found online at the County website. Return completed applications to the County Administration Office at 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, VA. 23884. Attention Jeff Gary.

      This job is open for continuous recruitment. For more information contact Jeff Gary at 434-246-4392.

  • PT Animal Services Attendant - [NEW as of 7/2023 until filled]

    • The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Animal Services Attendant. Work involves maintaining the Sussex County Animal Pound, cleaning kennels and cages, cleaning the office area, feeding and providing water for the animals at the pound, answering the phones, greeting the public and other duties as assigned. This position includes cleaning the animal shelter on the weekends and other time as needed.

      Minimum training and experience: Any combination and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

      Special requirements:  Some knowledge of small animal care and behavior; skill in handling animals (dogs and cats); skill in cleaning and maintaining facilities; skill in dealing with the public.  Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and must meet and maintain all county and state training and education requirements for the position.

       Salary: $13.39 per hour / 20 – 28 hours/week

       Submit completed Virginia state application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99), cover letter, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to: Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator at Post Office Box 1397, 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884 or e-mail  State applications can be downloaded at or by calling (434) 246 1000 to request that the application be mailed or emailed to you. If mailing or hand delivering documents, please mark the sealed envelope “CONFIDENTIAL” and place in the box outside the County Administration Building office door.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


       The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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How to Apply

The Virginia Employment Application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99) is commonly referenced as a requirement for applying to positions listed on this page.

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The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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