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PHONE:  (540) 375-3060|FAX:  (540) 375-4058|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:  humanresources@salemva.gov
RISK MANAGER:  (540) 375-3015|LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Civic Center - Food & Beverage Service Worker - Evening Shift

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Job Title: Food & Beverage Service Worker - Evening Shift

Department: Civic Center

Salary: $8.85 -$9.15

Type: Part-Time

Notes: *EVENING SHIFT. Occasional weekends. As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; serves food to patrons during meals; removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function. Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and/or outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise and hazards. Must possess the ability to work long hours while standing and under high temperature conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; Serves food to patrons during meals; Removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function; Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; Adheres to all health and safety regulations; Maintains good personal hygiene, including regular washing of hands; Maintains neat, clean and orderly food area; Carries food trays, distributes dishes to individual diners, fills glasses, and delivers condiments; Ensures food buffet is appropriately refreshed as needed; Cleans service stations and returns all equipment to proper storage; Cleans and sterilizes food service equipment; Stocks concessions stands and drink machines at the various civic facilities; Displays concession products for sale; and prepares food items according to instruction; May be required to accept cash and provide change to customers; Assists with cleaning kitchen, concession stands, and/or other food service areas; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of use and care of food service equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and guests; ability to perform all contact in a hospitable, effective, and professional manner while in food service uniform. Flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays may also be required.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.

Job code: 814PTE

Posted on: Nov 6, 2018

Closes on: Open until filled

Civic Center - Food & Beverage Service Worker - Day Shift

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Job Title: Food & Beverage Service Worker - Day Shift

Department: Civic Center

Salary: $8.85 - $9.15

Type: Part-Time

Notes: *DAY SHIFT. Occasional weekends. As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; serves food to patrons during meals; removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function. Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and/or outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise and hazards. Must possess the ability to work long hours while standing and under high temperature conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; Serves food to patrons during meals; Removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function; Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; Adheres to all health and safety regulations; Maintains good personal hygiene, including regular washing of hands; Maintains neat, clean and orderly food area; Carries food trays, distributes dishes to individual diners, fills glasses, and delivers condiments; Ensures food buffet is appropriately refreshed as needed; Cleans service stations and returns all equipment to proper storage; Cleans and sterilizes food service equipment; Stocks concessions stands and drink machines at the various civic facilities; Displays concession products for sale; and prepares food items according to instruction; May be required to accept cash and provide change to customers; Assists with cleaning kitchen, concession stands, and/or other food service areas; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of use and care of food service equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and guests; ability to perform all contact in a hospitable, effective, and professional manner while in food service uniform. Flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays may also be required.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.

Job code: 814PTD

Posted on: Nov 6, 2018

Closes on: Open until filled

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

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 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. 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. 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).

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: 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 seat-belt 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.

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.

Job code: 921

Posted on: Jul 24, 2011

Closes on: Open

Police - Police Records Specialists

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Job Title: Police Records Specialists

Department: Police

Salary: $28,805.18 - $46,376.34

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: 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, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and pushing or pulling; work requires close vision and ability to adjust focus; 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 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). Performs skilled administrative support work entering a variety of police related data into computer system, filing and retrieving reports and records, reviewing records for accuracy, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Lieutenant.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Processes traffic citations, pawn, and parking tickets through data entry into the RMS; analyzes and processes all confidential police records for accuracy; maintains reports in RMS. Reviews and scans all served court documents such as warrants, summons, etc.; prepares court lists for daily submissions to the City of Salem Commonwealth Attorney, Circuit Court, and General District Court; maintains a log of served court documents mailed out to other jurisdictions. Answers telephone; provides information, answers questions, and responds to inquiries or complaints; forwards calls to appropriate party; processes requests for report and accident summaries and provides them to the public and in person. Verifies arrest records requested from other agencies; prepares accident reports and report summaries for third party agencies. Transcribes confidential recorded statements for use in court cases. Reviews and submits accident reports through TREADS to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles; prepares and submits IBR reports to the State of Virginia; manages and prepares a variety of reports for submission to the Chief of Police. Provides administrative support to department staff; types a variety of documents; makes copies. Completes revenue collections process for submission to the City Treasure’s Office. Maintains and accurately manages department filing system of all case files and arrest records.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of modern record keeping procedures and practices; general knowledge of police forms, terminology, and records; thorough knowledge of departmental programs, policies, and procedures; general knowledge of applicable Federal and State law enforcement agencies and their records systems; general knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, rules and regulations governing criminal procedures; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed record work; ability to maintain files; ability to type accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to take and transcribe dictation and/or tape recordings; ability to follow written and oral directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement personnel, legal personnel, and the general public.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in general office work including records management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Commissioned as a Notary Public within six months of hire.

Job code: PolceRcSpl

Posted on: Dec 11, 2018

Closes on: December 24, 2018

Sheriff - Deputy Sheriff I

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Job Title: Deputy Sheriff I

Department: Sheriff

Salary: $34,307.43 - $55,234.96

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Law enforcement certification is preferred but not required. Applicants must meet minimum requirements set forth by the Code of VA 15.2-1705.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: 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. Performs intermediate protective service work in the Sheriff's Office involving a variety of general or support duty assignments including courtroom security, prisoner transportation, service of civil process, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Sergeant Deputy Sheriff.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Transports prisoners, detainees, mental patients, juveniles, etc. to appointments, court, etc. as assigned; monitors and maintains inmates in the custody of the Sheriff's department. Ensures the security and order of courtrooms; searches courtroom and prisoners for contraband prior to entering court and before returning to lock-up; responds to and carries out all orders of the judge. Scans all persons entering courthouse; searches brief cases, bags, purses, etc.; assists handicapped and special needs persons. Serves subpoenas, summons, notices, court orders, attachments, claims, and delivers evictions and other legal papers. Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs. Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments. 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 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking and speaking or hearing, frequently requires sitting, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, 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 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, 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 fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to blood-borne 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).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office; general knowledge of applicable local, Federal, and State laws; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; 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 prepare clear and concise reports; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective relationship with judges, law enforcement, and the general public.

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

Special Requirements: Obtain Court Services Deputy Sheriff or Jail Basic Academy (Cardinal Academy), CPR, and First Aid certifications within six months of hire. Obtain firearms qualification within six months of hire. Must meet and maintain all department, State, and Federal training and education requirements for position. Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job code: DpShrf1

Posted on: Dec 11, 2018

Closes on: December 31, 2018