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Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its work session, scheduled for April 22nd at 5:00 pm, to Liberty Middle School’s cafeteria/auditorium, 1237 Lacey Putney Way, Bedford.

As advertised, VDOT’s public hearing beginning at 6:00 pm, and the Board’s regular meeting beginning at 7:00 pm (which will include the public hearing on the tax rate), are scheduled for that same evening and will also be held at this location.




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All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Posted Date:03/27/2019


Assistant Commonwealth Attorney


Commonwealth Attorney


123 East Main Street, Suite 302, Bedford, Virginia 24523


8:30-5:00 must be flexible as needed


Applications are being accepted for multiple positions of Assistant Commonwealth‘s Attorney. Positions will start no later than July 1, 2019.

Both experienced prosecutors and entry-level applicants will be considered.

Shall be responsible for performing difficult professional work as prosecutor for the county, town and the state. Typical duties include serving as a prosecutor; preparing cases for prosecution; trying cases in General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relation, and Circuit Courts. Work is performed under general supervision.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must possess degree from an accredited law school
  • Must have considerable demonstrated experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of law, state laws and court decisions applicable to criminal prosecution.
  • Must be eligible to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Must possess any other qualifications as prescribed by state statute.
  • Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license, proof of insurance required to drive on county business, and acceptable driving record.
  • Subject to a complete criminal history background search and drug screening with acceptable results.

Preferred Experience includes:

  • Prior experience with cases involving crimes against children, or other special victims, preferred.

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


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.



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

Mail: Angela Overstreet, 123 East Main St. Suite 302 Bedford, VA 24523


Please provide cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Date Posted



4/26/2019 at 5:00 pm


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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.