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

Job Openings

How To Apply

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this page is not current for all the City of Salem job openings Several job openings are listed below. If you would like to apply for one of these positions, please complete the attached application here: APPLICATION LINK then submit, along with a Resume and Cover Letter if available to humanresources@salemva.gov. Please make sure you include the job title you are applying for.

We also have additional jobs that are currently open including:

  • Victim Witness Director
  • Assistant Director of Civic Facilities
  • Chef – Civic Center
  • Food and Beverage Manager – Civic Center

You can find these job opportunities on our indeed site and our LinkedIn site. You may apply directly through these job sites or complete the above application and submit along with a resume and cover letter to humanresources@salemva.gov.

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

The City of Salem, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the City of Salem is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

 

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Automotive Mechanic - Streets-Fleet Management
Salary:   $35,343.51 - $56,903.05
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1252AutoMech
Notes:   Must pass drug screen & background check. Must provide current DMV record, have Class B CDL, CDL learners or obtain a CDL within 6 mths of employment. Must furnish own tools & have VA State Insp License Sched 3:30pm - 12am (Weekly reviews Until Filled)
Posted On:   11/02/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs skilled trades work maintaining and repairing a variety of automotive and construction equipment, maintaining work/shop area, performing road service calls, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the City Garage 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 routine and preventive maintenance and repair on a variety of vehicles and equipment including automobiles, school busses, tractors, heavy construction equipment, and landscaping equipment; performs tune-ups, checking lights, tires, brake linings, wiper blades, horns, suspensions, etc.
  • Operates complex specialized automotive diagnostic testing equipment in the diagnosis and troubleshooting of mechanical problems, determines required repair or replacement of parts, and initiates repair.
  • Fabricates replacement parts and metal for repairs to vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs hydraulic maintenance, diagnostics, and repair; builds and fixes hydraulic hoses.
  • Replaces or disassembles and rebuilds engines; makes necessary repairs and adjustments; replaces worn or defective parts.
  • Performs diversified electrical work on automotive equipment such as diagnosing electrical shorts, installing batteries and terminals, repairing and adjusting lights and repairing generators, alternators, and starters.
  • Changes, repairs, and replaces tires; mounts and balances car and large truck tires; replaces and checks brakes; performs exhaust work.
  • Performs road service calls on vehicles and equipment; performs minor repairs on site, if possible; tows and recovers vehicles and equipment using rollback and wrecker.
  • Maintains shop area in a clean and orderly state; opens and secures shop, tools, and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies for work orders; orders and picks up supplies.
  • Performs street maintenance duties as assigned including cutting trees, repairing roadways, picking up dead animals, etc.; operates light and heavy duty equipment.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment including electronic diagnostic equipment used in the repair of cars, trucks, school busses, construction and maintenance equipment; thorough knowledge and skill in the use and operation of shop tools and machinery such as drills, presses, grinders, micrometers, brake relining and drum grinding machines, and welding equipment; ability to diagnose defects in the drive trains, chassis, and other components of automotive equipment; ability to detect by inspection worn or broken automotive parts; ability to keep records of repairs and service operations and to make reports; ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems; ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams, and installation and repair charts; ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline-powered automotive equipment, 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, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting; 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 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, frequently requires working in high, precarious places and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Virginia State Inspector license within six months.

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

 

Automotive Service Worker - Streets-Fleet Management
Salary:   $26,410.73 - $42,521.27
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1252AutoSvcWrkr
Notes:   Salary: $26,410.73 - $34,466.00 Must be able to pass drug screening & criminal background check, possess a valid driver's license and provide a current DMV driving record. Weekly reviews will be conducted until filled
Posted On:   11/02/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work in the procurement, storage, inventory, and issuance of parts for the repair and servicing of City vehicles and equipment, maintaining the cleanliness of the City garage, 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

  • Picks up and delivers vehicles, automotive parts, supplies, and equipment to and from garage, departments, and suppliers.
  • Provides payment for purchases and maintains logs of City asset purchases.
  • Performs routine cleaning of garage, vehicles, equipment, parts, and tools.
  • Stocks, sorts, audits, and adjusts inventory; notifies supervisor of low inventory and purchasing needs.
  • Assists automotive mechanics and parts personnel as needed.
  • Provides daily delivery by transferring assets for the local library system.
  • Assists with snow and ice removal.
  • Assists other departments with a variety of tasks as needed.
  •  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of hand tools, equipment, and techniques used in the service and repair of automotive equipment; some knowledge of shop tools and machinery; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to detect by inspection any worn or broken automotive parts; ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, vendors, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience working in a garage and assisting with servicing automobiles, trucks, or heavy equipment, 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 speaking or hearing and lifting, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; 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 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, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to vibration and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, 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 very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Building Maintenance Technician III - Streets-Building Maintenance
Salary:   $44,620.37 - $71,838.79
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4310BldMtTecIII
Notes:   Salary: $44,620.37-$58,229.58 Must pass drug screen & criminal background check Must have a valid VA driver's license, a class B CDL is preferred and provide a current DMV driving record *Masters Electrical License Required - Weekly reviews until filled
Posted On:   09/14/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs complex skilled trades work in a variety of facility maintenance assignments, and in the construction, replacement, and repair of buildings and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Building Maintenance Superintendent.  Continuous supervision is exercised over assigned maintenance staff.

 

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 the supervision of and participates in a wide variety of building maintenance tasks such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, and HVAC repair, installation, testing, troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance.

Discusses job requirements with and receives detailed instructions from supervisor; makes and adjusts work assignments.

Performs or assists in performing more difficult tasks; ensures crews are in conformance with department policy and safety regulations.

Trains and instructs subordinates.

Performs general carpentry work in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, walls, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens and various other wooden articles; hangs, plaster and finishes drywall; paints walls.

Installs, troubleshoots and maintains electrical systems; replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators and other parts of electrical systems.

Assists with the installation of water and sanitary fixtures and equipment; analyzes defects or malfunctions in plumbing systems; repairs leaks; installs replacement fixtures.

Maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; changes filters.

Assists other Technicians when needed; assists with more complex installations and repairs.

Attends training as needed to stay abreast of new practices, tools, and techniques.

Reads complex and standard prints, diagrams, schematics, manuals, and related materials.

Assists other trades as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of the common practices, tools, and terminology of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in electrical, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, painting, and other trades; comprehensive knowledge of the use of common hand and specialized power tools required in the work; comprehensive knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials; comprehensive knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with assigned trade; skill in the use of tools and equipment to which assigned; ability to draw and work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications; ability to estimate needed materials and time required for various jobs; ability to perform manual and semiskilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, school staff, vendors, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and extensive experience in building maintenance, repair, and/or construction activities, 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, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions; 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 exposure to the risk of electrical shock, frequently requires working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Possession of Master license in at least two of the building trades (e.g. HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, etc.) upon hire.

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

 

Equipment Operator I - Streets
Salary:   $29,675.09 - $47,776.90
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200EquipOpI
Notes:   Salary: $29,675.09 - $38,726.00 Must pass drug screening and a background check. Must have a valid VA Driver's License and a Class B CDL or CDL learners and provide a current DMV driving record. 3 available positions (Weekly reviews until filled)
Posted On:   09/08/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
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.

 

Equipment Operator II - Sewer
Salary:   $33,342.94 - $53,682.13
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0031EquipOpII
Notes:   Hiring Salary: $37,502.94 - $43,512.53 CDL License required with backhoe experience. Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check. Weekly reviews will be conducted until position is filled
Posted On:   11/23/2021
Closes On:   12/31/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate 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 limited 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 such as front loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, pavement roller, asphalt hot box, infrared asphalt heater, concrete truck, etc.
  • Operates equipment to cut and remove asphalt street sections.
  • Operates equipment in street and pedestrian traffic, around other ground utilities, and in other tight places requiring care and skill.
  • Transports various equipment, materials, and crew to and from job sites.
  • Assists other crews as assigned; digs trenches and ditches, levels surfaces, and pours concrete; retrieves tools; ensures the safety of work crews.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools.
  • Sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance, capabilities, and limitations of equipment used in area of assignment; thorough 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 and moderate experience operating motorized equipment, 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, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and frequently lifting; 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 visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain VDOT Flagger certification 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.

 

Maintenance-Construction Worker I - Streets-Landscape Management
Salary:   $26,410.73 - $42,521.27
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7250MCWI
Notes:   Salary $26,410.73 - $34,466.00 - Hiring for 3 positions Must pass drug screen and criminal background check. Have a valid VA driver's license and provide a current DMV record. Weekly reviews until filled
Posted On:   09/09/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work installing, repairing and maintaining streets, drainage ways and related facilities, sidewalks and catch basins, pouring and finishing concrete, operating a variety of equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate 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

  • Repairs and maintains streets; removes damaged sections of pavement; spreads asphalt and patches holes in street surfaces; removes loose materials from road surface holes.
  • Prepares asphalt materials for resurfacing and patching.
  • Digs trenches and ditches; cleans storm drains, catch basins, and manholes.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs drainage ways, catch basins, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways, traffic signs, etc.
  • Sets and removes concrete forms; pours and rubs concrete.
  • Hand grades streets, ditches, and driveways.
  • Operates light equipment such as loaders, dump trucks, rollers, mowers and a variety of landscaping and street maintenance equipment.
  • Operates tamper, concrete saw, compacter, and similar equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains inside the drum and the outside of concrete truck.
  • Mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, weed eats, trims trees and shrubs; performs related landscaping duties in the maintenance of right of ways and alleys; cuts down or trims trees that may impose safety hazards.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of streets, drainage, grounds, landscape areas, and related construction, maintenance, and repair procedures; some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of specialized equipment and hand tools 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 read and write; 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 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception 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 visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) 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

Possession of VDOT Flagger certification upon hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Maintenance-Construction Worker I - Streets
Salary:   $26,410.73 - $42,521.27
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200MCWI
Notes:   Salary: $26,410.73-$34,466.00 Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and provide a current DMV driving record. Hiring for 2 positions. Weekly reviews until filled
Posted On:   09/08/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work installing, repairing and maintaining streets, drainage ways and related facilities, sidewalks and catch basins, pouring and finishing concrete, operating a variety of equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate 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

  • Repairs and maintains streets; removes damaged sections of pavement; spreads asphalt and patches holes in street surfaces; removes loose materials from road surface holes.
  • Prepares asphalt materials for resurfacing and patching.
  • Digs trenches and ditches; cleans storm drains, catch basins, and manholes.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs drainage ways, catch basins, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways, traffic signs, etc.
  • Sets and removes concrete forms; pours and rubs concrete.
  • Hand grades streets, ditches, and driveways.
  • Operates light equipment such as loaders, dump trucks, rollers, mowers and a variety of landscaping and street maintenance equipment.
  • Operates tamper, concrete saw, compacter, and similar equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains inside the drum and the outside of concrete truck.
  • Mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, weed eats, trims trees and shrubs; performs related landscaping duties in the maintenance of right of ways and alleys; cuts down or trims trees that may impose safety hazards.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of streets, drainage, grounds, landscape areas, and related construction, maintenance, and repair procedures; some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of specialized equipment and hand tools 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 read and write; 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 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception 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 visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) 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

Possession of VDOT Flagger certification upon hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   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:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr Certified
Notes:   **Certified** 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:   3510PTAnmlWrkr
Posted On:   05/19/2021
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 CC Operations Worker - Civic Center-Administration
Notes:   Salary: $11.00 per hour. Must have the ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Hours vary based on events. Part Time Position does not require a Driver's License.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTCCOpsWkr
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate semiskilled work setting up, tearing down, cleaning, and maintaining civic facilities and equipment for sporting events, shows, and other activities, assisting staff and the general public, operating equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Civic Center Operations 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

  • Sets up and tears down facilities for sports events, shows, and other activities; sets up, takes down, modifies, and arranges special seating, scaffolding, press boxes, stages, floors, and tables as required.
  • Performs set-up, repair, and maintenance on a variety of equipment including score boards, lighting, and public address systems. 
  • Cleans and maintains facility and grounds; prepares and maintains sports facilities and fields as required.
  • Assists catering, security, and event staff during events; assists the general public as needed.
  • Operates equipment including, scissor lifts, floor machines, buffers, lawn mowers, and other equipment as needed.
  • Assists with snow and ice removal.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of building set up and arrangements; general knowledge of the operation of HVAC and electrical systems; general knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the assigned equipment; general knowledge in reading and interpreting diagrams and schematics; skill in the use of assigned equipment; 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 vendors, promotors, government officials, associates, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Less than 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 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 climbing or balancing and occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; 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, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; 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 may be required.

 


 

PT Food and Beverage Service Wkr - Catering
Notes:   Salary: $11.00 per hour Day and Evening Shifts. Occasional weekends.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0051PTFoodBvWkr
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

None

 

 

PT Library Page - Library
Notes:   Starting Salary $9.50 Per Hour Hiring for Two (2) Positions
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7300PTPage
Posted On:   11/16/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Shelves and maintains proper order of library materials according to detailed library standards.  Provides customer service and other related clerical tasks as needed

 

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, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs customer service-oriented patron assistance.
  • Daily use of online library databases, ILS software (integrated library system), and general internet searching and websites.
  • General tasks include:  shelving library materials (books, DVDs, serials, etc.) according to detailed library standards; checking out and in of library materials; researching subjects, titles, and authors for patrons; communicating with and guiding library patrons to locate and retrieve library materials (both in-library and online); creating, maintaining, and troubleshooting library user accounts; charging and accepting payment for fines, interlibrary loans, supplies, faxes, and copies/prints, etc.; answering and transferring phone calls.
  • Empties book drops regularly, processes library returns.
  • Maintain knowledge of and promote library programs, collections, technologies, and services to all patrons.
  • May assist as needed with library programs or program preparations/cleanup.
  • Clears library tables and public areas.
  • Ensures copy machines, printers, and fax machines have sufficient supply of paper and toner and assists with their use
  • Secures building and conducts opening and closing procedures
  • Occasionally assists with or helps supervise library programs or activities
  • Assist in the collection and recording of library statistics
  • Performs related tasks as required
  • May require evening and weekend hours of work

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have a strong attention to detail; the ability to sort and shelve alphabetically and numerically; ability to work independently and follow instructions; ability to work a regular schedule; ability to create an orderly environment; and ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public and other City employees.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma and some work or volunteer experience.

 

Physical Requirements

 Must be able to push/pull heavy book carts, lift stacks of books, stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, stretch and stoop to reach all levels of shelves.

 

Special Requirements

 Reliable transportation is a must.

 

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 Patron Services - Civic Center-Administration
Notes:   Salary $11.00 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTPatronSvc
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Ensures security and safety for spectators of an assigned area in the Civic Center facility during scheduled events; does related work as required. Accepts and/or inspects tickets from patrons at assigned gate or entranceway in the Civic Center facility during scheduled events; escorts patrons to proper seating area; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of an Events Manager and/or Events Service Supervisor.

 

Requires the exertion of 30 pounds of force occasionally, up to 15 pounds of force frequently, and up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires standing for long intervals, walking, lifting, finger grasping, feeling, and repetitive motion: vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging direction 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 print; operation of ticket scanning equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and occasionally outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

Provides general security for an assigned area of the Civic Center during scheduled events;

properly inspects each admission ticket for correct date/time and event; may be assigned a seating area or vomitorium; inspects admission tickets and determines correct seating location for each ticket.

  • Inspects patrons’ bags for prohibited items;
  • Recognizes security violations and follows proper protocol;
  • Refers escalated situations to supervisor when necessary;
  • Ensures the security of hallways and surrounding non-public areas;
  • Continuously monitors and inspects surroundings;
  • Maintains positive communication with the public; 
  • Operates portable ticket scanning machines and/or tears individual admission tickets;
  • Ensures proper use of equipment;
  • Operates flashlight;
  • Negotiates steps and stairs;
  • Responds to public inquiries during events;
  • Life safety issues such as location and proper use of fire extinguishers;
  • Locate and assist patrons in the event of an evacuation;
  • Ability to count as they may be needed to count hard tickets after they are torn;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Some knowledge of the practices and procedures of the Civic Center facilities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors and patrons; ability to work long hours while standing; ability to perform all duties in a cordial, effective and professional manner.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma (or GED), or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

None.

 

 

PT School Crossing Guard - Police-Services
Notes:   Salary: $16.25 per hour. A Driver's License copy is required
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PTCrosGuard
Posted On:   07/13/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Regulates vehicle and foot traffic in conjunction with the moving of children to and from school; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant.

 

Requires the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires standing, walking, 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 peripheral vision, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, and vibration.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

Directs traffic around schools; assists children crossing traffic to and from school.

  • Regulates vehicular traffic at designated crossing to allow children to cross safely;
  • Regulates children using the crossing to assure that they conform to traffic regulations;
  • Assists bus drivers, parents, vehicle operators, police and school staff to ensure a safe and orderly school ingress and egress process;
  • Attends meetings, gives statements, provides reports, and testifies in court as necessary;
  • Regulates traffic/parking as special events and non-school locations as assigned;
  • Performs miscellaneous duties to assist with D.A.R.E., special events and other school functions and events;
  • Takes appropriate action with children who fail to cooperate and reports such action as required;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of traffic regulations; ability and willingness to work in inclement weather throughout the year; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to deal courteously and firmly with children, vehicle operators, school personnel and citizens.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma (or GED) is required.

 

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.

 

Telecommunicator I - Police-Communications-911
Salary:   $31,455.60 - $50,643.51
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3140TeleCommI
Notes:   Must be able to work flexible schedules and successfully complete all pre-employment testing to be considered for employment. Including a full background investigation, criminal history record check and fingerprinting. A Driver's License copy is required
Posted On:   06/16/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Utility Lines Technician I - Water-Water Distribution
Salary:   $29,675.09 - $47,776.90
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0022UtlLnTechI
Notes:   Salary Range $29,675.09 - $47,776.90 Starting Salary $33,835.09 Weekly reviews will be conducted until position is filled
Posted On:   10/05/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
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 Lines Technician II - Water-Water Distribution
Salary:   $33,342.94 - $53,682.13
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0022UtILnTechII
Notes:   Hiring Salary $37,502.94 - $43,512.53 Must be able to pass a drug screen and a criminal background check. CDL License is required Weekly reviews will be conducted until position is filled
Posted On:   11/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

Completion of Excavation Safety training within six months of hire.

Valid commercial driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia