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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

How To Apply

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

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

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

 

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Automotive Mechanic - Streets-Fleet Management
Salary:   $34,650.50 - $55,787.31
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1252AutoMech
Notes:   Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check. Must possess a Class B CDL or learners and provide a current DMV driving record. Required to furnish own tools and have a VA State Inspection license. Evening shift 4 pm-12:30 am, M-F.
Posted On:   06/25/2019
Closes On:   07/08/2019
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.

 

Buyer - Finance
Salary:   $38,933.30 - $62,682.62
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1244Buyer
Notes:   Experience or training in procuring goods and services required. A Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) is preferred.
Posted On:   06/18/2019
Closes On:   07/01/2019
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled technical work procuring municipal services, supplies, materials, and equipment, overseeing the purchasing card program, maintaining contracts, processing purchasing orders, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Director of Finance.

 

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

Manages procurement processes and enforces policy compliance; creates, sources, and awards solicitations/contracts (RFQ, ITB, RFP, Cooperative, Sole Source, Emergency, etc.); oversees evaluation committees; conducts procurement training.

Administers, maintains, and audits the Purchasing Card program; serves as the program administrator for Bank of America's Works application; reviews and reconciles credit card statements and reports.

Maintains and updates contract files; verifies all terms and conditions have been met; processes renewals if applicable.

Approves purchase orders in the financial software system; determines if proper procurement methods were followed.

Orders Salem merchandise and supplies for various departments.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of business methods, markets, and purchasing practices; thorough knowledge of the laws relating to public purchasing; thorough knowledge of various grades and qualities of a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment used by the City or School division; thorough knowledge of procedures required for obtaining quotes, bids, and vendor services; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, and equipment; ability to write clear and concise specifications; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, suppliers, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in the procurement of goods and services, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

Certified Professional Public Buyer (CCPB) certification is preferred.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Last Revised:  12/12/2017


 

 

Deputy Treasurer I - Treasurer
Salary:   $24,427.24 - $39,327.85
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1241DpTrsI
Posted On:   06/25/2019
Closes On:   07/08/2019
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate administrative support work assisting the public, collecting and receipting revenue, posting to accounts, entering data, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Treasurer.

 

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

  • Greets visitors; answers telephone; provides information, answers questions and responds to routine inquiries or complaints; forwards calls to appropriate party.
  • Collects and receipts revenue paid to the City such as taxes, fees, business licenses, other miscellaneous accounts, etc.
  • Processes incoming mail including returning receipts when appropriate.
  • Processes payments of accounts receivable fees and posts daily revenue collections to financial software.
  • Issues animal licenses.
  • Maintains file of collections correspondence.
  • Types correspondence from dictation when required.
  • Assists with deposits of cash collected.
  • Compiles daily collection reports and State work when necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of bookkeeping terminology and methods; some knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, and equipment; some knowledge of the principles underlying the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the operations of the Treasurer's Office; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to read and interpret operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manual; ability to type and transcribe dictation accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to exercise tact in contact with the general public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, City Officials, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in a bank, financial institution, or Treasurer's Office, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work is sedentary and requires little to no exertion of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires standing and sitting and occasionally requires walking and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; 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; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

None.

 

Meter Reader - Finance-Meter Readers
Salary:   $30,838.82 - $49,650.50
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0024MtrReader
Posted On:   06/25/2019
Closes On:   07/08/2019
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work locating and reading electric and water meters on an assigned route, completing service orders, connecting and disconnecting service, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Meter Service 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

  • Locates and reads electric and water meters on assigned routes and records consumption in hand held computer; performs re-reads as needed.
  • Checks to see that meters and visible connection are correctly installed and functioning properly and reports defects or tampering to a superior for further action.
  • Processes service orders; initiates service for new customers and disconnects service for cancellations as assigned.
  • Disconnects meters for non-payment; reinstates service upon payment.
  • Receives and responds to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Keeps records of meters read and reports meters not accessible for reading.
  • Verifies readings, names, addresses, and service status.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the methods and procedures involved in the reading of meters and recording consumption; general knowledge of the geography and street locations of the City; ability to use automated consumption recording device; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to write legibly; ability to walk for continuous periods under varying climatic conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience reading electric and water meters, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; 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 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 regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Confined Space certification within one year of hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $36,729.53 - $59,134.55
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   $4000 Certification pay for VA Certified Officers. 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.

 

Probation Officer - Court Community Corrections-VASAP
Salary:   $32,365.50 - $52,108.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   0070ProbOffcr 07/1/19
Notes:   Hiring salary range: $33,309 - $57,616. Two years experience in probation/parole AND case management is required.
Posted On:   05/01/2019
Closes On:   07/01/2019
Job Description:  
COURT-COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS PROGRAM
EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION AND JOB DESCRIPTION
 
CLASSIFICATION:                       LOCAL PROBATION OFFICER
 
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:           DIRECTOR

 

OBJECTIVES:     

1. Employ approved interview techniques and assessment
procedures necessary to determine an offenders level of competency and need.
                           
2. Review motor vehicle and criminal records, medical records, treatment reports and social histories to assess appropriate levels of supervision
                                    
3. Determine probable substance abuse behavior patterns.
 
4. Apply approved classification tools to determine levels of
appropriate mental health, psychological, or substance abuse intervention, including approved risk assessment tools.  
 
5. Supervise and monitor offender progress completing required intervention and sanctions imposed by the court.
 
6. Complete required breath testing and urine screening.
 
7. Prepare and compose written reports for the courts concerning
the probationer’s progress.
 
8. Maintain orderly files and case records.
 
9. Fully utilize state-approved and guided computerized programs (PTCC and INFERNO) to track and monitor offender progress.
 
10. Prepare special reports for the courts as requested.
 
11. Be effective in handling and controlling problem individuals.
 
12. Be effective in working with people individually.
 
13. Be effective in working with people in group settings.
 
14. Collaborate with worksites to monitor community service.
 
15. Such other duties as may be assigned by the Director.
 
 
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
 
1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal
Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field.
 
2. Some knowledge of basic interview techniques.
 
3. Knowledge of the personal and social dynamics of substance abuse.
     
4. Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer programs (Windows; Microsoft Word) and computer-based data entry modules.
 
5. Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process.
 
6. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
 
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings.

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

None

 

 

PT Laborer - Streets
Notes:   Salary: $10.50 per hour. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required prior to employment. Various positions available for Streets, Sanitation, Beautification, Building Maintenance, and Fleet Divisions.
Job Type:   Temporary
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200PTLaborer
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   09/30/2019
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of hand tools and equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; work is generally in a very quiet location (e.g. park trail, storage or file room).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia

 

PT Official - Parks & Recreation-Recreation
Notes:   Salary: $17.00 per game. Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, basketball, football, and volleyball. 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, and volleyball.  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.

 

Surveillance Officer - Drug Court
Notes:   Bachelor's Degree preferred. Starting salary is $14.14.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073SurvOffcer
Posted On:   06/18/2019
Closes On:   07/01/2019
Job Description:  

OBJECTIVES:

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

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

To prepare letters and reports as may be required;

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

Prepare and compose written reports to the courts;

Concerning the progress of probationers;

Maintain orderly files and manage case records.

To accept and screen telephone calls for program staff;

Accurately recording messages when required;

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

Be effective in dealing with problem individuals;

To work effectively and courteously with co-workers;

The collection and posting of offender fees;

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

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

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

pursuing degree.

Effective use of inter-personal skills.

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

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

 Must have excellent computer skills.

 Basic familiarity with the use of standardized forms.

 Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

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

 Good organizational skills.