Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Equalization is set to meet on the following dates

Public Notice: The Thaxton Convenience Center has relocated to 1191 Thaxton School Road and is open 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM daily. The old convenience center behind the Thaxton Market is PERMENANTLY CLOSED.

Public Notice
  • Please take notice the Board of Supervisors has added a Work Session on July 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA for an update and discussion regarding the Solid Waste Department.  (The Regular Meeting already scheduled for the same evening at 7:00 pm will still be held as well.)

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

 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.

Deputy County Administrator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Competitive
  • Posted Date:06/14/2019




122 East Main Street, Bedford, VA

 Hours  8:30 am – 5:00 pm with flexibility as required by position 


The position of Deputy County Administrator is the second highest-ranking administrative official of the County government, appointed by and serving under the direction of the County Administrator charged with assisting in the performance and discharge of the responsibilities of that Office. The position has limited executive authority and general administrative and managerial duties, and principally functions as an adjutant to the County Administrator. Primarily continuous administrative and managerial oversight of operational, personnel, logistical/material resource and fiscal/budgetary matters across central county government departments and agencies, and in closely working with all department and agency heads to facilitate effective, efficient and economic governmental operations.

Please see the Position Profile for complete details related to this position.

Deputy County Administrator Job Profile 


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in fields and disciplines such as (but not limited to) public administration, municipal management, political science, government, management, business administration, urban and regional planning, accounting, finance, economics, sociology and/or civil engineering.
  • Valid Commonwealth of VA driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Bedford County residency within one (1) year of appointment.

    Preferred Experience includes:

  • Master's degree-level or higher academic education.
  • Employment experience of similar scope, character and nature within the Commonwealth of Virginia at the municipal or county level of government.
  • A demonstrated, dedicated career path in local government administration with a minimum of five (5) years combined experience with at least two (2) consecutive years in a single, similar post.

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

                     Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five (5) work related references to:

Mail:  Dawn Fields, Director of Human Resources

County of Bedford, VA

122 East Main Street, Suite 202 Bedford, VA 24523  



(540) 587-0710

Date Posted

June 14, 2019


July 15, 2019

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