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Welcome to the Henry County Local Government Employment page

Please note:  The Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Social Services Department, and the Health Department each post their own employment opportunities and utilize their own application process.  Applicants interested in positions in these departments can find more information at these sites: 

Sheriff's Office Employment

Social Services, Health Department and other State employment opportunities

Other Local Job Opportunities

Current Henry County/PSA Job Postings

Download Henry County / PSA Application

Emergency 911 Telecommunicator

The Martinsville-Henry County 911 Communications Center is seeking to fill the full-time position of Emergency 911 Telecommunicator. This highly stressful position includes dispatching police, fire and rescue personnel in response to emergency situations. The successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, multi-task, receive and transmit information accurately and clearly, work independently, and have knowledge of the geographical area. Education equivalent to graduation from high school is required, in addition to pre-employment testing. Proficiency in data entry, general computer knowledge, and experience in the use of radio and telephone communications equipment, is preferred. A thorough background investigation of the finalist(s) is required. Applicants who are offered employment must successfully complete entry-level Telecommunicator training, as well as, VCIN (Virginia Criminal Information Network) certification at the Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy, and Emergency Medical Dispatcher certification. Work schedule will vary according to the needs of the 911 Communications Center. Starting salary of $30,416, plus excellent benefits. Applicants may apply at the Henry County Administration Building, 4th floor, or by mail to: Director, Martinsville-Henry County 911 Communications Center, P. O. Box 7, Collinsville, VA 24078. Application may be downloaded from the Henry County website: Deadline is Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. Resumes are encouraged and should be attached to the application. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be considered. Not all applicants will be contacted. EOE

Firefighter / EMS Provider

Henry County Department of Public Safety is seeking to establish an applicant pool to hire additional full-time and part-time Firefighters/EMS Personnel for current and future vacancies. Qualified applicants must possess broad knowledge of firefighting and EMS procedures, practices, and appropriate use of related equipment. Must possess exceptional problem solving and communication skills and must work effectively with people while maintaining composure during emergency events.  Current Virginia certified firefighters and ALS providers will be given preference.  Any applicant not possessing current Virginia certifications as a Firefighter II must be willing to obtain this certification within 2 years of employment at their expense and on their own time.  High School Diploma or equivalent required along with a Valid Driver’s License. Salary up to $36,289 based on applicant’s current credentials and experience plus excellent benefits. Applicants must submit a Henry County application along with a cover letter and resume to Susan Reynolds, Human Resources, Henry County, P. O. Box 7, Collinsville, VA 24078.  Applicant period will remain open until all available positions are filled. EOE


Convenience Center Site Monitor

The Henry County Refuse Department is seeking to hire a part-time Convenience Center Site Monitor for the garbage/recycling center on Stoney Mountain Road.  The starting salary for this position is $7.25 hour with flexible hours Monday through Saturday.  Retirees are encouraged to apply.  Applicants can submit a Henry County application to Susan Reynolds, Human Resources, Henry County, P.O. Box 7, Collinsville, VA  24078.  EOE




Henry County & Henry County PSA applications should be returned to:  Human Resources Department, PO Box 7, Collinsville, VA  24078.  You may pick up or drop off an application by visiting the Human Resources Department on the 4th Floor of the Henry County Administration building located at 3300 Kings Mountain Road, Collinsville, VA  24078. 

This facility is operated in a nondiscriminatory basis with regards to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, age or handicap. Complaints of discrimination may be sent to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.  20250