Office of Human Resources

Mary Blackburn


Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

5 West Main Street

Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

Phone: (540) 473-1927

Fax: (540) 473-8207



The Office of Human Resources serves as the first point of contact for prospective Botetourt County employees. We are responsible for coordinating the hiring process for all departments and offices that fall under the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors.

We have striven to provide as much information as possible on this website to help applicants successfully navigate the hiring process and encourage you to read all of the information on this page prior to applying.

Current Job Openings

Constitutional Offices and Other Agencies


Employment Application

A Botetourt County Employment Application is required to be submitted in order to be considered for all Botetourt County job openings. Other documents may also be required as outlined in the job postings below.

Job oppenings with Constitutional Officers, the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, and the Department of Social Services may list alternative requirements for application. Please check with those offices and agencies regarding requirements before filling out a Botetourt County Employment Application.

Botetourt County Employment Application rev. 10/15

Application Instructions:

  • The application requires Adobe Reader. If you do not have the program, please download here.
  • Please open and save a blank copy of the Botetourt County Employment Application to your computer.
  • Do not begin filling in the form in your browser window because the changes will not be saved.
  • Please fill out the saved form electronically and submit to:
  • We prefer that applicants submit electronically through email; however, if you are unable to do so, please contact Human Resources for alternative methods of application.


County Benefits

Botetourt County provides a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees. For more information, please visit the link below:

County Benefits Package rev. 12/14


Current Job Openings

Tourism Communication & Marketing Intern

Botetourt County has an immediate opening for the position of Communication & Marketing Intern in our Department of Tourism. This is a part-time, un-paid position with flexible scheduling.

This position requires:

Proficiency with:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Providing clerical and administration support

Thorough Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated marketing research and the ability to perform online research
  • Assisting in event coordination
  • Assisting with familiarity tours and display setup
  • Brochure inventory and distribution
  • Data collection and maintenance through spreadsheets

The Ability to:

  • Prepare verbal and written presentations
  • Excellent oral, communication, follow-up, and organizational skills
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships
  • Courteously and enthusiastically greet the general public
  • Perform assigned job duties by the Tourism staff in a timely manner

Full job description

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to

(ReferenceTourism Communication & Marketing Intern in the subject line)

Preference will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employee. Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 30 minute commute from Downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 473-1927 with questions.


Posted September 3, 2015

Botetourt County Employment Application

Constitutional Offices and Other Agencies

These offices are independent of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and handle their own hiring processes. For more information, please contact those offices directly.

Office of Commissioner of the Revenue

No openings at this time.


Office of Voter Registration and Elections

No openings at this time


Polling Place Election Officer

Serving as an Election Officer is a rewarding way to participate in your government and help ensure a fair and well-organized voting process. Botetourt County needs approximately 140 dependable and committed citizens to serve as election officers in its 10 precincts for each General Election. Click here to read about qualifications, duties and pay rates. For additional information, contact the Voter Registration Office.


Sheriff's Office

No openings at this time

Submit State Job Application Form to the Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 18, Fincastle, VA 24090  (540) 473-8230

The Sheriff's Office may offer a benefits and vacation package that differs from what is offered for other County positions.


Social Services

No openings at this time



Treasurer's Office

No openings at this time



  • Recreation

The Recreation Department is continually looking for dedicated volunteers to support its various programs and activities. The County utilizes volunteers to support parks and playing fields, coach youth sports teams, and promote its many programs. Additionally, the County works collectively with seven booster clubs in the area made up entirely of volunteers, which support and organize local youth sports leagues. To get involved in any of the Recreation Department's programs and activities, contact Angie Crawford at (540) 473-8326 or e-mail the Recreation Department at

  • Volunteer Fire Departments and Rescue Squads

The residents of Botetourt County are very fortunate to be served by an outstanding group of individuals that comprise the county's various volunteer fire departments and volunteer rescue squads. The selfless dedication portrayed by these men and women is truly inspiring and greatly appreciated; however, more enthusiastic volunteers are always in demand.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like additional information on the services provided by these associations, please contact the Department of Fire and EMS at (540) 473-2098.

To apply for any of the departments listed below, please use the application at

Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Fire House: (540) 977-2094

Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 275
Buchanan, VA 24066
Fire House: (540) 254-1331

Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Fire House: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 432
Fincastle, VA 24090
Fire House: (540) 473-2142

Glen Wilton Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 76
Glen Wilton, VA 24438
Fire House: (540) 862-7771


Troutville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 609
Troutville, VA 24175
Fire House: (540) 966-8661

Read Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
43 EastPark Drive
Roanoke, VA 24019
Fire House: (540) 977-5881

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 309
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
Rescue Building: (540) 977-2094

Eagle Rock Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 234
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Rescue Building: (540) 884-2190

Fincastle Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 605
Fincastle, VA 24090
Rescue Building: (540) 473-8383




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