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Closing & Delays: All Bedford County Parks & Recreation activities/programs are cancelled for Tuesday, December 11, 2018. 

The Broadband Authority's Public Hearing, that was scheduled for Monday Dec. 10, (due to inclement weather) has been re-scheduled for Wednesday the Dec 12th at 6:30.
 
The meeting of the Board of Supervisors' scheduled for Mon Dec 10 at 7:00pm, with a work session at 5:00pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec 12th at 7:00pm with the work session at 5:00pm
 
The three public hearings as to zoning and subdivision text amendments, originally scheduled for Mon Dec 10 will be heard at the Board's next regularly scheduled meeting which will be on Monday, Jan 14th at 7:00pm.


Public Notice: Please take notice that the Chairman of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has called a special meeting of the Board beginning at 8:15 am on Wednesday, December 12 and again on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Bedford Central Library, 321 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA. 

The purpose of the meeting is to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 (A) (1) as to the discussion, consideration, or interviews of prospective candidates for employment; assignment, appointment, promotion, performance, demotion, salaries, disciplining, or resignation of specific public officers, appointees, or employees of any public body; specifically, to conduct interviews for the County Administrator position.


Meeting Cancellations: 

  • Bedford County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018 has been cancelled
  • Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting for Wednesday, December 26, 2018 has been cancelled
Bedford County Broadband Authority is requesting public comments as to its submission grant

Bedford County Collection Center Holiday Hours 

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You may download the application form in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Print out the completed form and send it to us at the address below. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader  to read the file. Click HERE to download Acrobat Reader. It's free.


All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523


Deputy Sheriff-Baliff

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Competitive
  • Posted Date:04/26/2018

BEDFORD COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Title Deputy Sheriff - Bailiff

Department: Sheriff Office

Location: 1345 Falling Creek Rd - Actual work site will vary

Hours: Part Time, Monday – Friday, approximately 20-25 hours per week

Description:

This position acts as a representative of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office. General duties included, but not limited to: serve as bailiff in the courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the courtroom when necessary; monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; and assist other courtroom personnel and jurors in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom.

The application process typically last 6-12 weeks and the applicant must undergo a thorough background investigation to include a polygraph, psychological evaluation, and a medical exam.


Requirements

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must hold a current, valid Virginia DCJS Certification as a Jail Officer or Law Enforcement Officer

  • Must be a U. S Citizen

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Degree Certificate or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid Virginia operator's license at the time of employment

  • Must be (21) years of age by date of hire or completion of training academy

  • Must not have any felony convictions; a misdemeanor conviction may be grounds for dismissal, but will be looked at on a case-by-case basis.

  • Must not use tobacco products on or off duty to ensure compliance with the Virginia Heart and Lung Laws

  • Must abide by the Bedford County jurisdictional living requirement

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check, a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

Minimum Salary

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

$16.65 hour (OR) based on experience for Law Enforcement Certified Candidate

Apply 

Online: https://www.bedfordcountyva.gov/about-bedford/administration/human-resources/employment

In Person: Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, 1345 Falling Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523 (or) Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523 Phone: 540-586-4800


Download Bedford County Deputy Sheriff- Bailiff Posting Profile

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 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.