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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Administrative Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$39,505 - $50,000 Actual Salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Posted Date:08/28/2018




Emergency Services – Fire and Rescue


1185 Turning Point Road, Bedford 24523


8:30 am – 5:00 pm with the flexibility to meet the needs of the department


Performs a wide variety of specialized paraprofessional and administrative duties to support the Department of Emergency Services. Serving as the office manager, works with considerable independence within the scope of established policies and procedures. Position requires discretion and diplomatic skill in representing policies and working effectively with County personnel, officials, and the public. Supervises and delegates the work of subordinate personnel. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief of Fire and Rescue with moderate latitude for independent judgement an action.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Any combination of education /experience equivalent to Associates degree with major course work in business management, accounting or related field
  • Extensive office operations / procedures experience including considerable supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general administrative policies and practices, office equipment and secretarial techniques
  • Ability to establish / maintain accurate records, files, and database systems.Requires compiling data and information to prepare summaries and reports using MS Office Suite
  • Ability to establish / maintain effective working relationships with county employees and the general public.
  • Strong interpersonal skills requiring reasonable tact, discretion, and self-expression. Must maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including stressful situations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group settings.
  • Valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license, proof of insurance required to drive on County business, and acceptable driving record

Preferred Experience includes:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in local government emergency services
  • Certified in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Notary Public

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.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Salary Range

$39,505 - $50,000

Actual salary dependent on qualifications and experience.



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Please provide cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Download Download Fire & Rescue Administrative Manager Job Description

Date Posted



Open until filled


 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.