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RISK MANAGER:  (540) 375-3015|LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Job Openings

How To Apply

Below is a list of our current job openings.   If you would like to apply,  please visit our Job Application Site to complete an application. 

A copy of a resume or detailed list of job functions for each employer is required. That information should be listed in the resume field. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Actual cover letters and resumes may be submitted by email to the Human Resource Department at humanresources@salemva.gov.

Please contact the Human Resource Department at 540-375-3060, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., for further assistance.

 

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Accounting Manager - Administrative
Salary:   $58,541.29 - $94,251.48
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1242AcctMgr
Posted On:   11/19/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs difficult professional work supervising the daily operations and staff involved in utility billing and collections, performing month and year end closings and preparing financial statements, assisting with the annual audit, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance.  Divisional supervision is exercised over all personnel within the division.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

Performs monthly close and prepares financial statements for Electric, Water, Sewer, Civic Center, and Catering Funds; analyzes financial data and prepare reports for management's use.

Performs year end close and prepares work papers for the annual audit of the Electric, Water, Sewer, Civic Center and Catering Funds; reconciles and reviews financial data for the annual audit including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, payroll, fixed assets, and revenue/expenditure variance analysis.

Supervises the staff and daily operations of utility billing and collections for electric, water, sewer, and tote services; oversees the billing and collection for services.

Assists with the recruitment and selection of department personnel; assigns, directs, trains, and inspects the work of staff; rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels, and evaluates staff performance.

Implements various financial system improvements for accounts receivable and utility management; works with Information Technology on utility management system software upgrades.

Performs various other tasks including treasury/banking, budgeting, outside reporting, and other projects as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and budgeting as applied to municipal government; thorough knowledge of modern office practices and office and accounting equipment; thorough knowledge of audit practices; ability to prepare complex financial reports and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other associates, utility customers, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree with coursework in accounting, or related field and considerable experience in municipal accounting and collections in a supervisory role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing and occasionally requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Possession of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license upon hire.

 

Drug Court Technician II - Court Community Corrections-Drug Court
Salary:   $0.00 - $0.00
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073DrugCtTII
Notes:   Salary: $10.98 per hour
Posted On:   11/19/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

To collaborate and cooperate with the Department of Corrections Day Reporting Center staff in assisting in the supervision and monitoring of Drug Court Probationers, update and maintenance of the Drug Court MIS database and to assist in the collection, collation, scientific screening, and data collection of urine screens pursuant to approved Drug Testing Laboratory policies and procedures.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff in the documentation of the supervision and monitoring of the Drug Court probation population as necessary.
  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff with the maintenance and updating of the Drug Court MIS database.
  • Employ and Adhere to approved procedure necessary to ensure the integrity of the procedures for collecting, testing, storing, and reporting for urine specimens submitted to the Drug Testing Laboratory for scientific analysis
  • To adhere to the Day Reporting Center office policies and procedures.
  • To follow the directions of the Day Reporting Center staff during the performance of the duties and responsibilities enumerated within this job description.
  • To fulfill such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Director.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Certification by the manufacturer of the drug testing instrument employed by the Department of Corrections Day Reporting Center.

Knowledge of the personal and social dynamics of substance abuse.

Knowledge in the use of computer programs (Window, Microsoft Word, etc)

Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred. Experience may be substituted for the college degree.

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $36,729.53 - $59,134.55
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   Starting Salary $39,500.00 Must provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs protective service work patrolling the City, responding to service requests, enforcing laws and ordinances, making arrests, testifying in court, preparing records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of criminal and traffic laws, suspicious activities, or persons, and disturbances of law and order.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; explains and enforces applicable State and local laws and ordinances.
  • Interviews witnesses, victims, and suspects to obtain additional necessary information regarding crimes, accidents, violations, etc.; helps investigate crimes and collect evidence; conducts searches.
  • Enforce traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents; completes seatbelt surveys in certain locations to view problem areas.
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; attempts to reduce law infractions and accidents through high visibility.
  • Serves warrants, summons, civil and criminal papers, etc.; attends and testifies in court; discusses cases with the Commonwealth Attorney.
  • Detains, arrests, transports, and/or escorts suspects and evidence to the appropriate facility with due regard for safety.
  • Ensures vehicle is properly maintained and performs vehicle inspections; maintains individual equipment.
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; completes court paperwork, accident reports, witness subpoenas, arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; complete miscellaneous community service reports such as seatbelt surveys, speed surveys, citizen questionnaires, etc.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned; may be assigned to investigation, animal control, DARE, schools, or other technical or special support operations.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; general knowledge of applicable local, Federal, and State laws; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of an automobile; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly, and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement officials, medical personnel, legal personnel, and general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and working in high, precarious places; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Law Enforcement Officer Certification within one year. Must meet and maintain all department, State and Federal training and education requirements for the position. Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $36,729.53 - $59,134.55
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr Certified
Notes:   **Certified** Starting Salary $40,487.50 Must possess State Law Enforcement Certification and provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   06/18/2020
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs protective service work patrolling the City, responding to service requests, enforcing laws and ordinances, making arrests, testifying in court, preparing records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of criminal and traffic laws, suspicious activities, or persons, and disturbances of law and order.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; explains and enforces applicable State and local laws and ordinances.
  • Interviews witnesses, victims, and suspects to obtain additional necessary information regarding crimes, accidents, violations, etc.; helps investigate crimes and collect evidence; conducts searches.
  • Enforce traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents; completes seatbelt surveys in certain locations to view problem areas.
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; attempts to reduce law infractions and accidents through high visibility.
  • Serves warrants, summons, civil and criminal papers, etc.; attends and testifies in court; discusses cases with the Commonwealth Attorney.
  • Detains, arrests, transports, and/or escorts suspects and evidence to the appropriate facility with due regard for safety.
  • Ensures vehicle is properly maintained and performs vehicle inspections; maintains individual equipment.
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; completes court paperwork, accident reports, witness subpoenas, arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; complete miscellaneous community service reports such as seatbelt surveys, speed surveys, citizen questionnaires, etc.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned; may be assigned to investigation, animal control, DARE, schools, or other technical or special support operations.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; general knowledge of applicable local, Federal, and State laws; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of an automobile; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly, and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement officials, medical personnel, legal personnel, and general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and working in high, precarious places; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Law Enforcement Officer Certification within one year. Must meet and maintain all department, State and Federal training and education requirements for the position. Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Probation Officer - Court Community Corrections-Community Court Corrections
Salary:   $32,365.50 - $52,108.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   0071ProbOfcr
Notes:   Two years case management experience required. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Psychology or related field is required.
Posted On:   11/13/2020
Closes On:   11/30/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

To provide probation supervision and assessment services to offenders referred by the courts to ensure their compliance with the conditions of probation imposed by the court.

 

ESSENTIAL Functions

  • Employ approved interview techniques and assessment procedures necessary to determine the offenders level of competency and need.
  • Review criminal records, medical records, treatment reports and social histories to assess appropriate levels of supervision.
  • Apply approved classification tools to determine levels of appropriate mental health, psychological, or substance abuse, and social competency intervention and services.
  • Supervise and monitor offender progress completing required intervention and sanctions imposed by the court.
  • Complete required breath testing and drug screening as ordered by the courts.
  • Prepare reports for the court concerning the probationer’s progress and adjustment to probation.
  • Maintain orderly files and case records.
  • Fully utilize state-approved and guided computerized programs (PTCC) to track and monitor offender progress.
  • Prepare special reports for the courts as requested.
  • Be effective in handling and maintaining confrontational individuals.
  • Be effective in working with people individually.
  • Be effective in working with people in group settings.
  • Collaborate with worksites to monitor community service.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned by the director.

 

Knowledge, SkillS and Abilities

Knowledge of basic interview techniques.

Knowledge of the personal and social dynamics of substance abuse

Knowledge of mental health diagnosis and treatment modalities.

Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer programs (Windows; Microsoft Word, Excel) and computer-based data entry modules.

Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process and the court system.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings

Minimum of two years' experience in case management and/or probation is required.

 

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field is required.

 

 

PT Animal Shelter Worker - Police-Animal Control - Management
Notes:   Salary $9.58 per hour Must have clear criminal history and be able to work day shifts, weekends and holidays
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3510PTAnmlShWkr
Posted On:   09/29/2020
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs responsible unskilled work in animal care, cleaning of premises in animal control operations and some public contact, does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Animal Control Sergeant or his, her designee. 

 

Qualification Requirements

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, standing, walking, lifting and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken levels; the worker is subject to noise and occasionally atmospheric conditions. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Feeds, waters and cares for animals in the shelter;
  • Cleans animal areas and maintains areas throughout the day;
  • Cleans and maintains premises and animal areas;
  • Stocks and maintains supplies and storage areas;
  • Occasionally waits on public and answers phones if necessary;
  • Performs related tasks as required 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of animal care and behavior; skills in handling animals; come skill and knowledge in cleaning and general custodial duties; ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public and co-workers. 

 

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience, sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position and some experience in working with animals.  

Special Requirements

Weekends required.  Job requires the handling of animals on a daily basis, cleaning, feeding and watering.  Some janitorial office cleaning is required.

 

PT Data Entry Technician - Court Community Corrections-Drug Court
Notes:   Salary: $16.00 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073PTDataTech
Posted On:   11/19/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

To provide assistance to Drug Court staff in the documentation of the supervision and monitoring of Drug Court Probationers through the update and maintenance of the Drug Court MIS database; and, to assist the Drug Court program in providing support for the Drug Court Advisory Board. This will include sending notices of meetings, making related arrangements and completing the minutes from each meeting.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff in the documentation of the supervision and monitoring of the Drug Court probation population as necessary.
  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff with the maintenance and updating of the Drug Court MIS database. To collect fees from drug court participants.
  • To adhere to the policies and procedures, and training requirements, of the Department of Corrections and the Court-Community Corrections Program established for position of Data Entry Technician.
  • To follow the directions of the Department of Corrections staff and the Court Community Corrections staff during the performance of the duties and responsibilities enumerated within this job description.
  • To fulfill such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Director of the Drug Court and the Director of the Court-Community Corrections program.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge in the use of computer programs (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel etc.).

Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred. Experience may be substituted for the college degree.

 

PT Food and Beverage Service Wkr - Catering
Notes:   Salary: $8.85 - $9.15 per hour Day and Evening Shifts. Occasional weekends.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0051PTFoodBvWkr
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work setting up and serving at banquets or other events, working concession stands, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Assistant and/or Food and Beverage Manager.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • Sets up and break down rooms for parties or banquets.
  • Wait Staff for Banquet services to patrons.
  • Ensures that there is enough food on the buffet line and refills items as needed.
  • Accommodates all guests and is responsible for refilling beverages and removing dirty dishes from tables.
  • Work in Concession stands to sell catering products.
  • Ensures that customers receive everything ordered on a timely basis.
  • Opens, closes, and cleans up kitchen and concession stands.
  • Any other related work as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the nature of operations at the City's civic facilities; some knowledge of the use or care of food preparation equipment; ability to work long hours while standing and under high temperature conditions; ability to work with the public in a cordial, effective, and professional manner; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in banquet services, concessions, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; work requires depth perception and color perception; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

None

 

 

PT Official - Parks & Recreation-Recreation
Notes:   Salary: $22.00 - $32.00 per game. Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, basketball, football. Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating. On-field and court experience officiating.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7129PTOfficial
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, basketball, football.  Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating.  On-field and court experience officiating and or NSA, ASA, USSSA certification preferred.  Must be 16 years of age or older.  Ability to work on an on-call basis preferred.  May work some weekends.

 

PT Scorekeeper - Parks and Recreation-Recreation
Notes:   Salary $10.00 - $14.00 per game
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7129PTScorekepr
Posted On:   11/12/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs routine clerical and technical work keeping score sheets and/or time for youth and adult sports, including football, basketball, soccer, softball and baseball.  Does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.  Some knowledge of scorekeeping practices and procedures and timekeeping practices and procedures is preferred.  Ability to work on an on-call basis is preferred.  Must have ability to keep score in the official format for the sport assigned.  Must have ability to operate timing device for designated sport in facility assigned.  Ability to write in a legible manner.  Must be 16 years of age or older.  Will work some weekends and 10-30 hours per week.

 

Recreation Program Supervisor II - Parks and Recreation-Recreation
Salary:   $41,269.30 - $66,443.58
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   7117RecProSupII
Notes:   Must have experience in athletic facility management, working on sports turf, irrigation knowledge, supervising staff and running tournaments/events. Position requires a 4 year degree from an accredited college or university.
Posted On:   11/24/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs difficult skilled human support work planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and supervising specialized recreational activities and/or programs, overseeing facility operations, scheduling programs and events, registering participants, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Parks & Recreation Superintendent.  Continuous supervision is exercised over all personnel within the team.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • Supervises the daily functions and staff of assigned athletic fields, recreation centers, and/or facilities; oversees the opening, closing, and securing of facilities.
  • Plans, implements, coordinates, and oversees specialized recreation and cultural activities including senior programs, athletic leagues, community activities, summer camps, trips, classes, etc.; plans and coordinates special events.
  • Evaluates leisure and recreation needs of citizens; develops and implements of sports and recreation programs to meet needs.
  • Assists in answering phones and greeting visitors; responds to inquiries; refers visitors to other agencies; registers participants for sports, events, etc.
  • Manages long and short range maintenance plans for facilities and athletic fields; inspects and reports maintenance needs; participates in the daily maintenance of athletic fields and facilities; identifies future projects for facilities and other capital projects.
  • Schedules and reschedules sports games, practices, classes, and activities; notifies staff and participants of schedule changes.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of volunteers and program staff; recommends candidates for hire and conducts background checks; assigns, directs, trains, and inspects the work of assigned staff; issues materials and equipment; evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules, manages time sheets, and processes payroll.
  • Receives, receipts, and accounts for various program revenues; prepares and makes bank deposits; updates class fees and charges; establishes new fees and charges as necessary; analyzes financial information to ensure all operations are within budget.
  • Oversees and manages marketing and promotion of events and activities; manages City website and social media accounts; prepares, issues, and maintains a variety of fliers, news releases, brochures, and publications of events and activities and does other public relations work on a routine and special basis; develops and sells sponsorship packages; submits advertisements in magazines and newspapers; posts events on local calendars.
  • Inspects work environment, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance, and supplies to ensure that jobs are completed efficiently; reviews and approves inspection reports; prepares, stores, and organizes equipment/inventory.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles, rules, techniques, materials, and equipment required for a variety of sports and recreational activities; thorough knowledge of the rules and equipment of the sport, activity, or craft to which assigned; thorough knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of public recreation; thorough knowledge of the methods involved in organizing, conducting, promoting, and supervising recreation activities; some knowledge of public relations and media techniques; some knowledge of first aid practices and techniques; ability to instruct participants and adhere to program standards and objectives; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, program participants, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree with coursework in recreation, leisure studies, sports management, or related field and moderate experience in organized recreational programs, maintenance of recreational facilities and equipment, managing group activities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and climbing or balancing; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain CPR certification within six months of hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Surveillance Officer - Court Community Corrections-Drug Court
Notes:   Salary: $14.14 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073SurvOffcr
Posted On:   11/19/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

OBJECTIVES:

To receive persons visiting program offices in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner;

To assist the Drug Court Liaison in the preparation, maintenance and organization of program case files;

To prepare letters and reports as may be required;

To enter and extract data from the program’s case management information system and that of the Day Reporting Center/Department of Corrections system;

Prepare and compose written reports to the courts;

Concerning the progress of probationers;

Maintain orderly files and manage case records.

To accept and screen telephone calls for program staff;

Accurately recording messages when required;

To assist the Administrative Assistant, when requested in the preparation of financial or statistical reports;

Be effective in dealing with problem individuals;

To work effectively and courteously with co-workers;

The collection and posting of offender fees;

Such other duties as may reasonably be required by the Director or Drug Court Liaison.

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, but will consider student currently pursuing degree.

Effective use of inter-personal skills.

 Knowledge in the use of office equipment, such as typewriters, calculators, copy machines, FAX machines, and postage meters.

  Knowledge in the use of computer programs (Windows; Microsoft Word, Excel);

 Must have excellent computer skills.

 Basic familiarity with the use of standardized forms.

 Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings.

 Good organizational skills.

 

Telecommunicator I - Police-Communications-911
Salary:   $30,838.82 - $49,650.50
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3140TeleCommI
Notes:   Must be able to work flexible schedules and successfully complete all pre-employment testing to be considered for employment. Including a full background investigation, criminal history record check and fingerprinting. A Driver's License copy is required
Posted On:   10/13/2020
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled human support work receiving and dispatching law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical service calls, receiving and processing non-emergency service calls, assisting public with informational requests, preparing and maintaining records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Telecommunications Manager.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • Operates emergency communication system; answers and prioritizes all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire, and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire, and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system.
  • Monitors radio channels for medical, fire, and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact and monitors the safety of dispatched personnel; engages in emergency crisis intervention and provide emergency medical instructions as necessary; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Enters, reviews, and maintains warrants, protective orders, stolen/missing items (vehicles, guns, articles, etc.) missing persons, wanted persons, teletypes, traffic citations, pawn lists, parking tickets, etc. into VCIN, NCIC, and RMS; inspects data entries, records, and files for accuracy and completeness.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains accurate records of all calls including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Assists police personnel by providing services and information.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the methods of operating the communications system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology, and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies, and procedures; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to multi-task; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to maintain files; ability to type accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to follow written and oral directions; ability to speak distinctly; ability to acquire and relay information accurately; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to deal courteously with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work is sedentary and requires little to no exertion of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain VCIN, NCIC, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Basic Dispatch, and CPR certifications within two years.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Utility Lines Technician II - Sewer
Salary:   $32,689.15 - $52,629.54
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0031UtlLnTechII
Notes:   Valid commercial driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia required.
Posted On:   11/10/2020
Closes On:   12/07/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines and appurtenances, operating dump trucks and other equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Utility Lines Crew Supervisor.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines; makes taps; installs and repairs service lines and laterals; maintains meters and vaults.
  • Operates a crew, single, double, or tandem axle dump truck and other equipment in connection with the transportation of sand, stone, gravel, tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Uses various hand tools and equipment including shovels, jack-hammers, saws, and tampers.
  • Operates sewer clearing jet-Vector truck, CCTV camera, and related equipment in utility operations.
  • Sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
  • Responds to a variety of after-hours emergency problems, stand-by, and trouble calls.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance, and repair of utility lines; general knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of utility lines and appurtenances; thorough knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; ability to operate back hoe and other medium construction equipment; ability to perform manual and semiskilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the maintenance, repair, and/or construction of sewer and water lines, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 50 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 100 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather) and exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and exposure to vibration and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain VDOT Flagger, CPR, and AED certification within six months of hire.

Completion of Excavation Safety training within six months of hire.

Valid commercial driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or the ability to obtain within six months of hire.