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The Town of Tazewell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.
Unless noted otherwise, applications for the positions listed can be picked up at Town Hall located at 211 Central Avenue Tazewell, VA 24651, requested via mail at Town of Tazewell P.O. Box 608 Tazewell, VA 24651, or can be downloaded here.
For more information on any of the listings, call (276)988-2501

Town Administration

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Town Council

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Public Works

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Police Department


The Town of Tazewell, Virginia is now accepting applications for position of Chief of Police. The Tazewell Police Department is a fully State Accredited Police Department with thirteen (13) officers, one (1) daytime dispatcher and one (1) accreditation manager. The Town of Tazewell is the county seat of Tazewell County and has a population of 4,500.

The Town is seeking an individual with command experience and a broad understanding of law enforcement, community relations and administrative experience. The ideal candidate will be Virginia Police certified. A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred. Proven ability in managing diverse organizations and at least five (10) years of law enforcement experience is preferred.

Salary will be dependent on qualifications. Applicants should call (276) 988-2501 or write the Town of Tazewell, Attention: Todd Day, Town Manager, 211 Central Avenue – P.O. Box 608, Tazewell, Virginia 24651 for the standard application. A resume must accompany the standard application and be turned into the Town Hall. Applications will be received until the position is filled.


Recreation Department

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