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

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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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Custodian - Police-Services
Salary:   $21,740.15 - $35,001.65
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110Custodian
Notes:   **This position is PT with a salary of $10.07 per hour**
Posted On:   02/02/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work in the care and cleaning of assigned facilities, buildings, and grounds, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the assigned 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

  • Orders, picks up, stores, distributes, and accounts for cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • Sweeps and vacuums floors; scrubs and mops assigned areas and rooms; cleans carpets.
  • Washes windows, walls, and woodwork.
  • Scrubs and cleans restrooms including mirrors, wash basins, urinals, commodes, etc.; fills tissue, towel, and soap dispensers.
  • Performs simple building maintenance; makes minor repairs and adjustments.
  • Operates machines such as electric floor scrubber and other custodial equipment.
  • Keeps grounds, streets, and sidewalks free of debris and trash; sprays weed killer around perimeter of parking lots; removes snow from sidewalks of City and School buildings.
  • Gathers and disposes of refuse, litter, and trash.
  • Assists with painting inside and outside at various City locations as assigned.
  • Assists with setting up buildings and rooms for activities and special events; assists with community programs as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Less than high school diploma or GED and minimal experience in general custodial work, 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 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires walking, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires pushing or pulling and occasionally requires standing, sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling, lifting and repetitive motions; 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 operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Electric Line Technician II - Electric-Administration
Salary:   $46,370.19 - $74,656.00
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0015ElLnTechII
Notes:   Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License. CDL preferred.
Posted On:   02/24/2021
Closes On:   03/08/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled technical work assisting in the construction, maintenance, and operation of an electric distribution system, installing, maintaining, and repairing overhead and underground power lines and related facilities, operating equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Electric Line Crew Leader.

 

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

  • Assists with planning and initiating projects; installs, maintains, and repairs overhead and underground high and low voltage electric transmission and distribution lines and related facilities.
  • Supervises and assists with training assigned staff; establishes and ensures compliance with OSHA and customer safety requirements.
  • Operates a variety of utility vehicles and equipment including line truck, bucket truck, digger, boom, compressor, test equipment, and tools, etc.; uses hot line equipment and tools.
  • Climbs poles; installs hardware and fuse transformers; pulls wire; sets towers and poles.
  • Installs and maintains transformers and other equipment; maintains existing high and low voltage lines.
  • Assists with installation, maintenance, and repair of street lights, traffic signals, and recreation facility lighting.
  • Trims trees, undergrowth, and other obstructions away from power lines and transformers.
  • Installs, maintains, and tests fiber optic cables.
  • Installs new electric services and electric service upgrades for utility customers; performs required line work on energized and de-energized circuits.
  • Checks voltage, rotation, and troubleshoots electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Installs and replaces meters and anti-tampering devices; installs temporary power hook ups.
  • Checks and replaces cables as required.
  • Sets up work zones to meet local and Federal safety standards to ensure protection of employees and the general public.
  • Transports, loads, and unloads tools, materials, and equipment to and from work sites.
  • Takes inventory and stocks supplies and equipment; cleans, greases, inspects, and performs maintenance checks on equipment; verifies the condition of all vehicles, equipment, and tools provided for use in the performance of work.
  • May serve as Lead Technician in the absence of the Electric Line Crew Leader.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials and tools used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution and transmission systems; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with the work and the safety precautions to be taken; thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; skill in the operation of equipment to which assigned; ability to follow oral directions; ability to observe safety rules and regulations; ability to climb poles; ability to set poles, string wire, and perform related work; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other utilities, customers, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in electric line construction and maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 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 standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires sitting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; 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, 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 working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and occasionally requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Flagging, Forklift, CPR, and First Aid certifications within six months of hire.

Completion of an approved electrical apprenticeship program within six months of hire.

Valid commercial driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Equipment Operator I - Streets
Salary:   $29,093.23 - $46,840.10
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200EquipOpI
Notes:   Salary $29,093.23 - $31,500.00 Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License and a Class B CDL or CDL learners and provide a current DMV driving record.
Posted On:   03/02/2021
Closes On:   03/15/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work operating a variety of equipment in the construction, repair, and maintenance of streets, utilities, mowing, and related operations, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the assigned 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

  • Operates a variety of equipment such as front loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, pavement roller, asphalt hot box, infrared asphalt heater, concrete truck, etc.
  • Installs and repairs traffic control devices such as street signs, barricades, and road cones; composes and generates image files for traffic control devices; applies and repairs pavement markings including traffic patterns, thermoplastic stop bars, crosswalks, turn arrows, and turn lane indicators; maintains compliance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
  • Hauls materials to and from job sites.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools.
  • Assists with digging out and placing forms for pouring concrete.
  • Repairs damaged asphalt patches using infrared asphalt heater.
  • Assists with a variety of grounds keeping tasks; maintains landscaped areas.
  • Sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
  • Assists other crews as assigned.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the operation, maintenance, capabilities, and limitations of equipment used in area of assignment; general knowledge of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions involved in the operation of equipment; thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; skill in the operation of equipment; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to detect signs of mechanical failure of equipment; 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 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 standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires tasting or smelling; 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, 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 working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and occasionally requires exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain VDOT Flagger, Fork Lift Operator, and Chainsaw Operator certifications 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.

 

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.

 

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 EMT Paramedic - Fire-EMS
Notes:   Salary $16.97 per hour. Valid Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record. Approved OEMS EVOC level 2 certification, and a Valid VA-OEMS Paramedic Certification.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3210PTEMTMedic
Posted On:   02/24/2021
Closes On:   03/08/2021
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Performs emergency medical services and other functions of emergency services; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a Fire/EMS Battalion Chief, Captain, or Senior Firefighter/Paramedic. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard.

 

 Requires 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, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

Responds to emergency fire, medical related and hazardous materials situations; provides medical care and rescue services; maintains equipment and facilities; continues training and instruction; performs emergency medical duties.

  • Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including medical, rehab and cleanup;
  • Responds to emergency medical calls, operates equipment and transports victims to emergency care facility;
  • Examines and evaluates patient’s medical condition to determine appropriate treatment and life saving procedures;
  • Provides patient care and administers advance life support techniques and treatment;
  • Communicates descriptive patient information to authorized emergency room personnel, to obtain orders for administering advanced procedures; makes presentations on emergency services for interested parties;
  • Assists in maintaining all apparatus and equipment and cleaning fire station and grounds;
  • Participates in continuing training and instruction program, by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes;
  • Inspects, cleans and maintains medical equipment and all other related equipment; May serve as relief driver and equipment operator if qualified;
  • Conducts station tours and provides school demonstrations; and performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, techniques and equipment required for performing emergency medical treatment and specialized cardiac treatment; general knowledge of firefighting techniques and procedures, as applied to fire suppression; general knowledge of the street system and physical layout of the City; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to understand and maintain effective working  relationships with fellow associates and the general public; possession of physical endurance and agility.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Two years of college, or an Associate’s degree, in fire science, emergency medical services or related fields, and at least one year of experience as a Firefighter, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Certification as an EMT-P or EMT-I, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, , BLS and Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, is required. Must meet and maintain all department, State and Federal training requirements for position.

 

PT EMTB - Fire-EMS
Notes:   Salary $12.94 per hour. Valid Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record. Approved OEMS EVOC level 2 certification, and a Valid VA-OEMS Basic Certification.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3210PTEMTB
Posted On:   02/24/2021
Closes On:   03/08/2021
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Performs emergency medical services and other functions of emergency services; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a Fire/EMS Battalion Chief, Captain, or Senior Firefighter/Paramedic. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard.

 

 Requires 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, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

Responds to emergency fire, medical related and hazardous materials situations; provides medical care and rescue services; maintains equipment and facilities; continues training and instruction; performs emergency medical duties.

  • Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including medical, rehab and cleanup;
  • Responds to emergency medical calls, operates equipment and transports victims to emergency care facility;
  • Examines and evaluates patient’s medical condition to determine appropriate treatment and life saving procedures;
  • Provides patient care and administers basic life support techniques and treatment;
  • Communicates descriptive patient information to authorized emergency room personnel, to obtain orders for administering advanced procedures; makes presentations on emergency services for interested parties;
  • Assists in maintaining all apparatus and equipment and cleaning fire station and grounds;
  • Participates in continuing training and instruction program, by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes;
  • Inspects, cleans and maintains medical equipment and all other related equipment; May serve as relief driver and equipment operator if qualified;
  • Conducts station tours and provides school demonstrations; and performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Some knowledge of firefighting techniques and procedures as applied to fire suppression, principles and techniques of emergency medical care; some knowledge of the street system and physical layout of the City; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma (or GED) is required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Certification as an EMT-B, BLS and Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, is required. Must meet and maintain all department, State and Federal training requirements for position.

 

PT Laborer - Streets
Notes:   Salary: $10.50 per hour. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required prior to employment. Various positions available for Streets, Sanitation, Beautification, Building Maintenance, and Fleet Divisions.
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200PTLaborer
Posted On:   03/02/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work in a variety of construction, maintenance, and repair projects, collecting refuse, performing general grounds keeping duties, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the close supervision of the Streets 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

  • Operates a variety of mowers and equipment in grass cutting and trimming operations; operates weed eater and leaf blower.
  • Cuts, trims, and removes shrubs and trees from Right of Ways, sidewalks, and roadways; collects and removes leaves.
  • Collects garbage, bulk items, dead animals, hazardous materials, and recycling; empties refuse containers.
  • Removes debris and trash from City properties and streets.
  • Assists in cleaning and maintaining sanitation trucks and grounds keeping equipment.
  • Assists in the set-up of seasonal events and activities by preparing and hanging signage, hanging and removing lights and decorations, etc.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control; mixes salt; spreads salt on sidewalks.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of hand tools and equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual 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, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 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 standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires 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 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, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; work is generally in a very quiet location (e.g. park trail, storage or file room).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia

 

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.

 

Utility Lines Technician I - Sewer
Salary:   $29,093.23 - $46,840.10
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0031UtlLnTechI
Posted On:   03/02/2021
Closes On:   03/15/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines and appurtenances, transporting crews, materials, and 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.
  • Transports crew, materials, and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites.
  • Repairs waterline breaks by cutting pavement, removing materials, repairing pipe, filling hole with backfill materials, and tamping or rolling fill material.
  • Assists with repair of sanitary sewer system backups and overflows including CCTV and flushing of sewer lines.
  • Spots for and directs drivers; sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
  • Installs and maintains informational, regulatory, and construction signs.
  • Constructs, repairs, and maintains manholes.
  • Repairs landscaping after installation, maintenance, or repair activities.
  • Assists with a variety of after-hours emergency problems, stand-by, and trouble calls.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance, and repair of utility lines; some 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 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, 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

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

 

Utility Locator - Sewer
Salary:   $34,650.50 - $55,787.31
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0031UtilLoc
Notes:   Salary $34,650.50 - $45,218.90 Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Posted On:   02/23/2021
Closes On:   03/08/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled trades work locating water, sewer, electric, natural gas, and fiber utility lines, reading and interpreting utility plans and specifications, inspecting utility installations, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Service & AMI Coordinator.

 

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

  • Locates and marks City owned utilities including existing underground utility lines and appurtenances.
  • Develops and maintains a program for the protection of the City's buried assets.
  • Analyzes City GIS mapping data; updates maps and collects field data.
  • Reads and interprets plans and specifications of underground electric, water distribution mains and water service connections, sanitary sewer collection mains and sanitary sewer laterals.
  • Receives locate ticket requests and closes out tickets upon completion.
  • Manages a variety of special projects, new utility upgrades, and replacements; meets with engineers and planners on site as needed; reviews location request to determine what utilities are in conflict and need to be marked.
  • Works with the general public, private contractors, developers, public service companies, and other utility companies.

     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the operation of electronic locating devices; thorough knowledge of the maintenance, manual methods, and tasks involved in locating utilities; thorough knowledge of the hazards associated with the work and the associated safety precautions; thorough knowledge of the municipal utilities service policies and procedures; general knowledge of the City engineering standards and specifications related to utilities system installation methods and materials; ability to read maps to determine location of natural gas, electric, water, sewer lines, and fiber; ability to read and understand printed locate ticket directions and perform tasks requested; ability to read utility maps, operation, and service manuals, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions; mechanical aptitude; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, home owners, engineers, project managers, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the location of utility lines, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 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 standing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires walking and speaking or hearing and occasionally requires sitting and climbing or balancing; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; 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, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather) and exposure to fumes or airborne particles and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, 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

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.