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Electric - Electric Line Technician II

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Job Title: Electric Line Technician II

Department: Electric

Salary: $45,911.08 - $73,916.83

Type: Full-Time

Notes: *(2) Vacancies* As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Installs, maintains and repairs electric utility transmission and distribution systems and a variety of other electrical services and equipment; uses hot line equipment and tools; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Line Construction Crew Leader. May lead other line crew personnel in the absence of the Crew Leader. Requires 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, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, 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, peripheral vision, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, 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 outside environmental conditions, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils. The worker may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Installing, maintaining and repairing overhead and underground power transmission and distribution lines and related facilities; operating equipment. Climbs poles, operates bucket truck, installs hardware, fuses transformers and pulls wires; Assembles and fastens cross-arm sets on poles; Installs, repairs and maintains street lights, traffic signals, stadium lighting; works on fiber optics and control cables; Maintains existing high and low voltage lines; Strings and splices wire and fastens insulators on poles; Uses hot line equipment and tools; Replaces malfunctioning equipment on poles; Installs, repairs and maintains underground service; Installs transformers and other auxiliary equipment; Reconnects lines and fastens guy wires; Ensures current and on-going safety training, maintenance of standards, equipment checks and maintenance; Operates a variety of utility vehicles and equipment including bucket truck, digger, boom, compressor, test equipment, etc.; Installs and removes cross arms cutouts, lightning arrestors, primary and secondary lines, span guys, etc.; Carries out requisite ground work in preparation for and at the conclusion of a job and maintains appropriate records and files; Leads a line crew in absence of Line Construction Crew Leader; Required to be on stand-by, work trouble calls and handle a variety of emergency problems; Trains new and junior employees; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials and tools used in the erection and maintenance of electric lines; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with the work and the safety precautions to be taken; skill in the use and care of tools; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and subordinates.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some related experience, or successful completion of an approved electrical apprenticeship program, and two years of experience working with power lines or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A Class B Commercial Driver\'s License, with air brake and trailer endorsements, valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Current certification in CPR, basic first aid training and flagging is required

Job code: 615

Posted on: Jun 5, 2018

Closes on: July 2, 2018

Parks and Recreation - Sports Official

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Job Title: Sports Official

Department: Parks and Recreation

Salary: Range - Ages 6-12 years $17.00 per game, Junior Boys-Shag Girls-Senior League $20.00 per game

Type: Part-Time

Notes: Must be at least 16 years old.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating. On-field/court experience officiating and/or NSA, ASA, USSSA certification preferred.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, softball, basketball, football, and volleyball.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: None

Education and Experience: None

Special Requirements: Must be 16 years of age or older. Ability to work on an on-call basis preferred. May work some weekends.

Job code: 999SO

Posted on: Jul 12, 2011

Closes on: Open

Parks and Recreation - Recreation Maintenance Worker

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Job Title: Recreation Maintenance Worker

Department: Parks and Recreation

Salary: $9.15 per hour

Type: Part-Time

Notes: Senior Center. 29 Hours per week. Requires room setups, cleaning, landscaping and small maintenance repairs. Must work along Senior Citizens.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Sets up, prepares and maintains recreation and sports facilities and centers; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. 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, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral vision, use of measuring devices, 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 inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Sets up, marks, prepares and maintains parks, athletic fields and sports facilities; prepares and maintains recreation center facilities. Marks, paints and prepares athletic fields for baseball/softball, football, soccer, tennis or other sports activities; Mows, sods, landscapes, plants, drags and trims park and field areas as required; Sets up, takes down, modifies, arranges and maintains special seating, scaffolding, press boxes, fences or other areas and facilities as necessary; Sets up chairs, tables and arranges for a variety of center and outside events and programs; Prepares and maintains school gymnasiums for basketball programs with special goals and required safety equipment; Loads, transports and unloads various materials, equipment and supplies to a number of locations and facilities; Prepares reports and records as required; Operates tractor, loader, dump truck and other equipment and tools as required; Operates, loads and maintains line painting machine and related equipment; Performs routine set-up, repair and maintenance on a variety of equipment and facilities including score boards, lighting and public address systems; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of recreation and leisure service practices and methods; some knowledge of park maintenance equipment and tools; some knowledge of hazards of the work and the safety precautions required; ability to operate equipment and use hand tools; 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 is required.

Job code: 711

Posted on: Mar 27, 2018

Closes on: Open until filled

Police - Police Officer

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Job Title: Police Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46

Type: Full-Time

Notes:

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a field training officer or the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant. 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; work requires stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, 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 inside and outside environmental conditions, and noise. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Ensures safety of public; enforces laws; investigates criminal activity; gathers and processes evidence; testifies in Court; prepares and maintains records, files and reports. On an assigned shift, operates a patrol or other vehicle, or walks, to observe for violations of traffic or other laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; enforces traffic laws; issues citations for violations; Serves warrants, summonses and makes arrests, maintains warrant records, testifies in court; Investigates traffic accidents; controls scene and files reports; Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; assists fire and emergency services, citizens and other City departments; handles animal complaints, mail, delivery, and bank deposits as required; Fills out arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; performs prisoner security and transportation functions; Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities; opens and closes facilities as required; Assists with criminal investigations, stakeouts, installation and use of surveillance equipment; interviews victims and witnesses; performs property and evidence duties; establishes and maintains chain of custody; Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; Participates in a variety of in-service training programs, certifications and re-certifications May be assigned to special programs or services such as ERT or DARE liaison to community groups; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and 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 and general public; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) is required. Two years of college, or an Associates degree, and some military (especially military police) experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience, is preferred.

Special Requirements: A driver\\\'s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Virginia Police Officer certification after graduation from basic law enforcement academy is required. Must meet and maintain all department, State and federal certification, training and education requirements for position.

Job code: 921

Posted on: Jul 24, 2011

Closes on: Open

Police - Telecommunicator

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Job Title: Telecommunicator

Department: Police

Salary: $30,533.49 - $39,846.20

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Dispatches law enforcement, medical, fire, rescue and other equipment and personnel usually in response to emergency situations; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Telecommunications Supervisor. Requires the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires sitting for long periods, reaching, fingering, grasping, 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Receives, classifies, processes and dispatches emergency service calls; receives, records and forwards non-emergency service calls; prepares and maintains computerized and other records and files. Receives law enforcement, medical, fire, rescue and related service requests and calls; Operates and monitors radios, telephone switchboard, recording devices and computer terminals; Dispatches emergency equipment and personnel where and when needed; Receives and forwards service requests, complaints and other calls for City departments and other agencies; Receives and transmits messages by radio and maintains radio log; Operates telecomputer terminals on VCIN/NCIC Networks; reviews, validates and determines status of entries, records, documents, prepares folders and cards and reports as required; Utilizes computer data bases for mapping, data collection, file maintenance and computer aided dispatch (CAD); Prepares and maintains public safety computer records, warrants and accident reports; Processes and maintains warrants and accident reports; Generates, types and files reports and records; Works varying shifts and flexible schedules; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough 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; ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to deal courteously with the public under stressful conditions.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some training or experience that would have provided basic computer knowledge and the ability to operate a keyboard, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to acquire within twelve months of employment certificates in Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD), Basic Dispatch and Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) certifications.

Job code: 905

Posted on: Oct 3, 2017

Closes on: July 2, 2018

Police - Animal Control Officer

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Job Title: Animal Control Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs intermediate protective service work in the enforcement of local and State laws and ordinances for the keeping, regulation and protection of animals; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Animal Control Sergeant. 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 climbing, balancing, crouching, crawling, reaching, 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 word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Enforcing animal control laws; investigating complaints; capturing animals; maintaining records and files; preparing reports. Investigates and answers complaints concerning stray, wild, nuisance or owned animals and other wildlife; Patrols, checking for animals running at large, licenses and vaccinations; Impounds abandoned and stray dogs and other animals; issues appropriate warning notices and citations; Assists in animal shelter operations and assists citizens, conducts programs, mediation and information activities; Contacts owners of dogs or other animals having bitten someone, takes directed actions; prepares and submits appropriate records; Rescues trapped, lost or injured animals; captures wild, vicious, diseased and other animals using specialized animal capture equipment, techniques and chemicals; helps control rabies; Investigates reports of animal cruelty, conducts investigations and issues appropriate forms, citations or arrests; Assists in keeping appropriate records and files and reports; May perform police duties when required; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing animal control; some knowledge of the geography of the City; general knowledge of the care, control and handling of animals; ability to collect facts and prepare reports; ability to deal tactfully with the public; skill in the application of specialized animal capture techniques and in the use of a firearm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Special Requirements: Possession of an appropriate driver\'s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Certification as a police officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia within one year of employment. Must obtain required training and certification in animal control, euthanasia and chemical immobilization.

Job code: 915

Posted on: Feb 22, 2018

Closes on: July 2, 2018

Streets and General Maintenance - Laborer

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Job Title: Laborer

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $10.50 per hour

Type: Temporary

Notes: ** 10 Vacancies ** - Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs responsible unskilled work in a variety of installation, maintenance and repair projects; occasionally operates nonspecialized equipment in connection with manual tasks; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. This is 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, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; 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 use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assisting with installation, maintenance and repair projects; operating nonspecialized equipment. Loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, chemicals and other materials, tools and equipment; Cuts grass and trees, rakes leaves; Digs trenches and ditches, assists in installing pipes, cleans catch basins, manholes and sewer lines; Performs various grounds and athletic facility maintenance duties; Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets; Assists with snow and ice removal; Performs various street maintenance duties such as cleaning gutters, raking and spreading asphalt and patching holes; Assists in the repair, installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related facilities; Performs related tasks as required.

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.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

Special Requirements: None

Job code: 410

Posted on: Mar 15, 2018

Closes on: Open thru Summer

Streets and General Maintenance - Maintenance/Construction Worker II

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Job Title: Maintenance/Construction Worker II

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $27,174.70 - $35,462.98

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Must be able to pass drug screen and criminal background check, must have valid VA drivers license and provide DMV driving record.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work in a variety of construction, repair and maintenance assignments involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Limited supervision may be exercised over other workers in group. Requires 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, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, 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 inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Installs, maintains and repairs streets, water and sewer and mowing activities; operates a variety of equipment, mowers and trucks. Performs a variety of tasks in maintaining and repairing streets, sidewalks, driveways and utility lines; Installs, repairs and maintains sewer and water lines, makes taps, installs and repairs meters and gauges; Mows and assists in maintenance of right-of-way, golf course, parks, ball fields and school grounds; Transports crew, materials and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites; Removes damaged sections of pavement, fills holes with patching materials and tamps or rolls patches; Prepares asphalt materials for resurfacing projects; fills and tamps pouring cuts; Spots for and directs drivers, runs flagging activity and directs traffic at construction sites; Installs and maintains informational, regulatory and construction signs; Constructs, repairs and maintains manholes, catch basins and curbs; Operates machinery and equipment and performs maintenance activities in the transfer station; Assists with landscaping and tree maintenance; Assists with snow and ice control, emergency situations, sanitation and bulk refuse operations; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work; thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: No prior training or experience required.

Special Requirements: A drivers license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred. A VDOT Flagger certificate is required.

Job code: 412

Posted on: Jun 19, 2018

Closes on: July 2, 2018

Streets and General Maintenance/Beautification - Maintenance/Construction Worker II

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Job Title: Maintenance/Construction Worker II

Department: Streets and General Maintenance/Beautification

Salary: $27,174.70 - $35,462.98

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Must be able to pass drug screen and criminal background check, must have valid VA drivers license and provide DMV driving record.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work in a variety of construction, repair and maintenance assignments involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Limited supervision may be exercised over other workers in group. Requires 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, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, 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 inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Installs, maintains and repairs streets, water and sewer and mowing activities; operates a variety of equipment, mowers and trucks. Performs a variety of tasks in maintaining and repairing streets, sidewalks, driveways and utility lines; Installs, repairs and maintains sewer and water lines, makes taps, installs and repairs meters and gauges; Mows and assists in maintenance of right-of-way, golf course, parks, ball fields and school grounds; Transports crew, materials and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites; Removes damaged sections of pavement, fills holes with patching materials and tamps or rolls patches; Prepares asphalt materials for resurfacing projects; fills and tamps pouring cuts; Spots for and directs drivers, runs flagging activity and directs traffic at construction sites; Installs and maintains informational, regulatory and construction signs; Constructs, repairs and maintains manholes, catch basins and curbs; Operates machinery and equipment and performs maintenance activities in the transfer station; Assists with landscaping and tree maintenance; Assists with snow and ice control, emergency situations, sanitation and bulk refuse operations; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work; thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: No prior training or experience required.

Special Requirements: A drivers license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred. A VDOT Flagger certificate is required.

Job code: 412

Posted on: Jun 19, 2018

Closes on: July 2, 2018

Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division - Laborer/Sanitation

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Job Title: Laborer/Sanitation

Department: Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division

Salary: $10.50 per hour

Type: Temporary

Notes: ** 2 Vacancies ** - Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs responsible unskilled work in a variety of installation, maintenance and repair projects; occasionally operates nonspecialized equipment in connection with manual tasks; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. This is 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, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; 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 use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assisting with installation, maintenance and repair projects; operating nonspecialized equipment. Loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, chemicals and other materials, tools and equipment; Cuts grass and trees, rakes leaves; Digs trenches and ditches, assists in installing pipes, cleans catch basins, manholes and sewer lines; Performs various grounds and athletic facility maintenance duties; Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets; Assists with snow and ice removal; Performs various street maintenance duties such as cleaning gutters, raking and spreading asphalt and patching holes; Assists in the repair, installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related facilities; Performs related tasks as required.

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.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

Special Requirements: None

Job code: 410B

Posted on: Mar 15, 2018

Closes on: Open thru Summer

Water and Sewer - Utility Lines Technician I

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Job Title: Utility Lines Technician I

Department: Water and Sewer

Salary: $28,805.18 - $37,590.76

Type: Full-Time

Notes: * (3) Vacancies.* As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work to install, maintain and repair water and sewer systems involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Requires 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, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, 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 inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: • Installs, maintains and repairs water and sewer lines; operates a variety of equipment, mowers and trucks. • Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining and repairing water and sewer lines, makes taps, installs and repairs service lines and laterals; • Transports crew, materials and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites; • Repair waterline breaks by cutting pavement, removing materials, repair pipe, fill hole with backflow materials and tamp or roll fill material; • Assist with repair of sanitary sewer system backups and overflows including CCTV and flushing of sewer lines; • Spots for and directs drivers, runs flagging activity and directs traffic at construction sites; • Installs and maintains informational, regulatory and construction signs; • Constructs, repairs and maintains manholes; • Repair landscaping after installation, maintenance or repair; • Assist with a variety of after hour emergency problems, stand-by and trouble calls; • Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work; thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: No prior training or experience required.

Special Requirements: A driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A VDOT Flagger certificate is required.

Job code: cTechIUtL

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018

Closes on: July 2, 2018