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Wise County is accepting applications to fill the vacancy of Deputy Animal Control Officer. Applications will be accepted through the close of business October 3, 2016.  Applications are available in the County Administrator's Office, Room 223 of the Courthouse (276) 328-2321 and on the Countys' website: www.wisecounty.org.  This position enforces ordinances and laws pertaining to animal, deals with complaints, helps to protect county residents and animals; assists in the supervision of the operation of the Animal Shelter and related work as required.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Animals and their handling; Animal control laws; Geography of Wise County; Proper use of firearms; Good physical condition; Ability to deal with the public and Write routine reports.

Requirements:  High School graduate or GED and some experience in work involving the care of animals, Valid driver's license, Pass physical abilites test, Drug screening and Criminal background check, Stable work record, Complete NIMS (National Incident Management) IS100 and IS700 training within 90 days and the Basic Animal training course.

For further information contact County Attorney Karen T. Mullins at (276) 328-2321.

Shannon C. Scott
County Administrator

(Ongoing Opportunities Available)

Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.

College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC.  Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP).  The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.

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