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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

Special Postings

Assistant City Manager

The City of Salem, VA is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Manager. The City of Salem has a population of 25,500 and is surrounded by Roanoke County and borders Roanoke City. The Assistant City Manager will play a vital role in providing leadership and working with the City Manager in a variety of areas pertaining to the administration of city services in various departments. Actual departments assigned will depend on the chosen candidate's background and experience. The Assistant City Manager performs complex professional and administrative work in assisting the City Manager in a variety of assignments relating to the planning, direction, control, and evaluation of the operations and programs of the City Government. The preferred candidate will have graduated from an accredited college or university with extensive work in municipal government with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, or related field with five to ten years of high-level management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree is preferred.

The candidate must possess a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 6 months of employment. An offer of employment will be contingent on background criminal/credit history check and pre-employment drug screen. The position will be opened until filled with the first scheduled screening on January 8, 2020. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, five job-related references, and salary history to Mayor Randy Foley at rfoley@salemva.gov. EOE

Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK

Performs complex professional and administrative work in assisting the City Manager in a variety of assignments relating to the planning, direction, control, and evaluation of the operations and programs of the City Government; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. Supervision is exercised over departmental officials as directed or in the absence of the City Manager.

This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not usually subject to adverse environmental conditions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS

  • Attends City Council sessions and provides information or technical assistance and follow up as required; prepares research reports to serve as a basis for action by the City Manager or the City Council.
  • Provides complex administrative assistance and support to the City Manager and City Council. Assists City Council in responding to inquiries, complaints, and/or requests from citizens.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and supervises activities of departments as assigned.
  • Assists the City Manager in the development of a strategic plan in collaboration with City Council, including budget, development, and improvements in city services.
  • Serves as Clerk of Council.
  • Represents the City Manager at conferences and meetings.
  • Makes recommendations to the City Manager in the development of administrative policy.
  • Keeps the City Manager informed of current and projected developments in the conduct of city government as it related to areas of responsibilities.
  • Arranges conferences, interprets administrative policies, relays instructions, policy and procedural revisions.
  • Serves as liaison to the City Manager and various department heads, boards, committees and agencies.
  • Receives inquiries from the City Council, City departments, public agencies and the public by phone or in person, and provides information or directs the inquiry to the proper department.
  • Researches and recommends long-range planning of new programs/strategies that impact the attraction, motivation, and retention of employees.
  • Assists in budget preparation.
  • Prepares cost estimates for City projects.
  • Inspects projects during implementation and construction.
  • Research, review, and prepare complex reports and studies at the direction of the City Manager or City Council.
  • Executes a variety of documents on behalf of the City Manager as required and assigned.
  • Serves as the Acting City Manager in the absence of the City Manager.
  • Serves as Deputy Emergency Services Director.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Comprehensive knowledge of public management and organization theories, principles, practices and techniques at the local level; thorough knowledge of the organization, function and methods of operation of the City's legislative, executive staff and operational departments; thorough knowledge of the basic laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the municipal corporation; thorough knowledge of municipal finance and administration; ability to analyze a variety of complex administrative problems, to make sound recommendations for their solutions and to prepare working procedures; ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City officials, employees and the public; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in public administration or a related field, and extensive experience in municipal administration. Master's degree in public administration desirable.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 6 months of employment.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Director of Technology

The City of Salem, VA is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Technology. This position directs the daily operations of the Technology Deparment including computer/server operations, technical support, network support, programming, applications, and other technology functions. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. The preferred candidate will have graduated from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in information systems, computer science, computer engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred. Ten years progressively responsible professional experience and/or training in technology/information systems, operation and maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Significant experience required in managing and/or direction Technology operation.

The candidate must possess a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 6 months of employment. An offer of employment will be contingent on background criminal/credit history check and pre-employment drug screen. The position will be opened until filled with the first scheduled screening on January 23, 2020. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, five job-related references, and salary history to Beth Rodgers at brodgers@salemva.gov. Hiring salary range is $78,341.46 - $110,000. For additional information visit www.salemva.gov. EOE

Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs complex professional work in planning, developing, evaluating, and coordinating the implementation and maintenance of the City's information technology and related operations, and related work as apparent or assigned.  The primary responsibilities of the Director of Technology are to oversee the streamlined operation of the Technology Department and ensure it aligns with the City's objectives and to provide leadership to the organization to ensure effective investment, acquisition, and leveraging appropriate technology resources to meet the service delivery needs.  These functions are performed under the general direction of the City Manager.  Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

 

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

  • Provides strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the City's technology systems, resources, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversees the daily operations of the technology staff supporting networking, applications, user services, hardware, telecommunications, public safety/public works, radio communications, and other technology functions.
  • Responsible for establishing a comprehensive technology program management framework of methodologies for planning, project management, and portfolio management to be used in managing the department.
  • Explores new technologies for future planning and potential implementation that will be proposed by the Technology Department for funding, staffing, and priority considerations.
  • Consults with management, vendors, and community partners to exchange information, present new approaches, and to discuss equipment, system changes, and opportunities to improve efficiency.
  • Evaluates, approves, and manages all projects related to selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems; negotiates and manages all maintenance and support contracts.
  • Plans, develops, and manages the annual operating and capital budgets for technology systems.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with vendors for sales, service, and support of all information systems and technology.
  • Develops and implements technology vision and short-term and long-term plans; evaluates existing technology, information systems, and staffing; researches new solutions and technologies and recommend changes.
  • Research, develop, deploy, and enforce policies and procedures to ensure the protection of the City's IT assets and the integrity, security, and privacy of the City's data.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of information technology systems, methodologies, and procedures; comprehensive knowledge of laws, ordinances, compliancy, professional and business standards, and other requirements governing the City information systems and data; thorough knowledge of modern business practices and their integration with current information technology; comprehensive knowledge of current technology, trends, and developments in the areas of information systems, storage systems, and communication systems; ability to apply IT in solving business problems; ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products; ability to evaluate complex business and information systems; ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate technical ideas effectively in oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other management, elected officials, vendors, businesses, associates, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree from a four year college or university with a major in information systems, computer science, computer engineering or related fields; Master's degree preferred.  Ten years progressively responsible professional experience and/or training in technology/information systems, operation and maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Significant experience required in managing and/or direction Technology operation. 

 

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 sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms and 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; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; 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. Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 6 months of employment.

 

Job Openings

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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Assistant Commonwealth Attorney - Commonwealth Attorney
Salary:   $62,053.77 - $99,906.57
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   2210AstComAttny
Notes:   Salary: $62,053.77 - $76,396.39 Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar
Posted On:   01/21/2020
Closes On:   02/03/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs difficult professional work providing prosecutorial legal services in routine civil and criminal cases, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Commonwealth's Attorney.

 

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

  • Prosecutes all crimes occurring within the City of Salem including traffic charges, misdemeanors, and felonies. 
  • Meets with witnesses, visits crime scenes, and coordinates with expert witnesses (Forensics, DNA, Drug Lab); performs case law research, jury research, trail preparation with witnesses, and handles post-conviction appeals.
  • Advises City and State law enforcement officials regarding investigation of law violations; advises on which statutes to charge, number of counts, etc.; handles police requests for continuance/leave.
  • Coordinates with Police department as to various legal issues that may arise based on existing and new case law, such as search and seizure and probable cause.
  • Assists in filing and handling of asset forfeiture suits in Circuit Court for disposition of money and property recovered as a result of criminal activity. 
  • Prepares various Orders relating to disposition of evidence and contraband. 
  • Handles bond hearings and related issues.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of law, particularly criminal law and procedure; comprehensive knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibilities for Attorneys; thorough knowledge of legal research methodology; thorough knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of local and State laws and court decisions; skill in trial tactics; ability to express complex ideas effectively in oral and written form; ability to speak extemporaneously and persuasively; ability to use tact and discretion; ability to analyze a variety of complex cases and make sound recommendations; ability to prepare cases for trial including interviewing witnesses; ability to prepare legal briefs and memoranda of law and perform case evaluation; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other judicial agencies and task forces, victims, witnesses, law enforcement officers, court personnel, and the general public

 

Education and Experience

Juris Doctorate and moderate experience as a practicing attorney, some of which shall have been in the practice of government and criminal law, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing and repetitive motions, frequently requires standing, sitting and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires walking; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Eligibility to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and possession of all other qualifications as prescribed by State Statute.

Member of Virginia State Bar. 

 

Equipment Operator I - Streets
Salary:   $29,093.23 - $46,840.10
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200EquipOpI
Notes:   Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must possess a Class B CDL or learners and provide a current DMV driving record. Experience working with asphalt, concrete, storm drain and/or site work preferred.
Posted On:   01/21/2020
Closes On:   02/03/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the operation, maintenance, capabilities, and limitations of equipment used in area of assignment; general knowledge of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions involved in the operation of equipment; thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; skill in the operation of equipment; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to detect signs of mechanical failure of equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and occasionally requires exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain VDOT Flagger, Fork Lift Operator, and Chainsaw Operator certifications within six months of hire.

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

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $36,729.53 - $59,134.55
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   Starting Salary $39,500.00 Must provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs protective service work patrolling the City, responding to service requests, enforcing laws and ordinances, making arrests, testifying in court, preparing records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of criminal and traffic laws, suspicious activities, or persons, and disturbances of law and order.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; explains and enforces applicable State and local laws and ordinances.
  • Interviews witnesses, victims, and suspects to obtain additional necessary information regarding crimes, accidents, violations, etc.; helps investigate crimes and collect evidence; conducts searches.
  • Enforce traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents; completes seatbelt surveys in certain locations to view problem areas.
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; attempts to reduce law infractions and accidents through high visibility.
  • Serves warrants, summons, civil and criminal papers, etc.; attends and testifies in court; discusses cases with the Commonwealth Attorney.
  • Detains, arrests, transports, and/or escorts suspects and evidence to the appropriate facility with due regard for safety.
  • Ensures vehicle is properly maintained and performs vehicle inspections; maintains individual equipment.
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; completes court paperwork, accident reports, witness subpoenas, arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; complete miscellaneous community service reports such as seatbelt surveys, speed surveys, citizen questionnaires, etc.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned; may be assigned to investigation, animal control, DARE, schools, or other technical or special support operations.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; general knowledge of applicable local, Federal, and State laws; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of an automobile; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly, and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement officials, medical personnel, legal personnel, and general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and working in high, precarious places; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Law Enforcement Officer Certification within one year. Must meet and maintain all department, State and Federal training and education requirements for the position. Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Probation Officer - Court Community Corrections-VASAP
Salary:   $32,365.50 - $52,108.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   0070ProbOffcr
Notes:   Minimum of two years experience working in probation/parole or in case management required.
Posted On:   01/14/2020
Closes On:   01/27/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

To provide probation supervision and assessment services to offenders referred by the courts to ensure their compliance with the conditions of probation imposed by the court.

 

ESSENTIAL Functions

  • Employ approved interview techniques and assessment procedures necessary to determine the offenders level of competency and need.
  • Review criminal records, medical records, treatment reports and social histories to assess appropriate levels of supervision.
  • Apply approved classification tools to determine levels of appropriate mental health, psychological, or substance abuse, and social competency intervention and services.
  • Supervise and monitor offender progress completing required intervention and sanctions imposed by the court.
  • Complete required breath testing and drug screening as ordered by the courts.
  • Prepare reports for the court concerning the probationer’s progress and adjustment to probation.
  • Maintain orderly files and case records.
  • Fully utilize state-approved and guided computerized programs (PTCC) to track and monitor offender progress.
  • Prepare special reports for the courts as requested.
  • Be effective in handling and maintaining confrontational individuals.
  • Be effective in working with people individually.
  • Be effective in working with people in group settings.
  • Collaborate with worksites to monitor community service.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned by the director.

 

Knowledge, SkillS and Abilities

Knowledge of basic interview techniques.

Knowledge of the personal and social dynamics of substance abuse

Knowledge of mental health diagnosis and treatment modalities.

Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer programs (Windows; Microsoft Word, Excel) and computer-based data entry modules.

Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process and the court system.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in office settings

Minimum of two years' experience in case management and/or probation is required.

 

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field is required.

 

PT Animal Shelter Worker - Police-Animal Control - Management
Notes:   Salary $9.58 per hour Must have clear criminal history and be able to work day shifts, weekends and holidays
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3510PTAnmlShWkr
Posted On:   10/22/2019
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 Box Office Clerk - Civic Center-Box Office
Notes:   Salary: $9.15 per hour PT afternoon with 20 hours per week with a possibility of additional hours during heavy events.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTBoxOffClk
Posted On:   01/14/2020
Closes On:   02/03/2020
Job Description:  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Sells tickets at box office by phone or automated system; assists customers; collects payments and maintains accounts.
  • Sells tickets to city events at box office window, over phone or through automated systems;
  • Assists customers with seat selection;
  • Collects proper payments by cash, check or charge;
  • Balances and accounts for all transactions daily or as required;
  • Assists with ticket counting, processing and verification;
  • Answers phone calls and provides services or directs to proper person for resolution;
  • Prepares purchase orders, mailings, faxes and reports as required;
  • Maintains mailing list, makes copies and collates as required;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of box office and ticketing activities; some knowledge of Civic Center operations; some knowledge of general office and administrative support procedures; some knowledge of computers and related applications such as MS Excel and Outlook; some knowledge of basic accounting principles; ability to interact with public in a sale and service capacity; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and customers.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma (or GED) and some experience as a cashier or providing customer service.

 

PT CC Operations Worker - Civic Center-Administration
Notes:   Salary: $8.85 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:   09/05/2019
Closes On:   03/31/2020
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 Data Entry Technician - Court Community Corrections-Drug Court
Notes:   Salary: $16.00 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073PTDataTech
Posted On:   01/16/2020
Closes On:   01/27/2020
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

To provide assistance to Drug Court staff in the documentation of the supervision and monitoring of Drug Court Probationers through the update and maintenance of the Drug Court MIS database; and, to assist the Drug Court program in providing support for the Drug Court Advisory Board. This will include sending notices of meetings, making related arrangements and completing the minutes from each meeting.

 

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:

  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff in the documentation of the supervision and monitoring of the Drug Court probation population as necessary.
  • To assist the Drug Court probation staff with the maintenance and updating of the Drug Court MIS database. To collect fees from drug court participants.
  • To adhere to the policies and procedures, and training requirements, of the Department of Corrections and the Court-Community Corrections Program established for position of Data Entry Technician.
  • To follow the directions of the Department of Corrections staff and the Court Community Corrections staff during the performance of the duties and responsibilities enumerated within this job description.
  • To fulfill such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Director of the Drug Court and the Director of the Court-Community Corrections program.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

Basic familiarity with the criminal justice process

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

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

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred. Experience may be substituted for the college degree.

 

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 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 $9.15 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTPatronSvc
Posted On:   06/26/2019
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 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.

 

Recreation Maintenance Worker - Parks and Recreation-Recreation
Salary:   $27,446.44 - $44,188.77
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7117RecMaintWkr
Notes:   Starting Salary $27, 500.00 Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must have experience operating small motorized equipment.
Posted On:   12/31/2019
Closes On:   01/27/2020
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate semiskilled work maintaining and repairing athletic fields and facilities, performing general maintenance and grounds keeping duties, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Recreation Program Superintendent.

 

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

  • Prepares athletic fields for play; marks lines on playing fields; reshapes mounds; resets bases; performs general field maintenance duties.
  • Mows and maintains athletic fields, parks, and playgrounds; plants shrubs, sows grass, blows leaves, and maintains beds; trims hedges and weeds around fences, play equipment, and other areas not accessible by mower.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets.
  • Performs light maintenance and repair of equipment; checks and changes oil, water, and fluid levels; changes filters.
  • Loads, transports, and unloads various materials, equipment, and supplies to various locations and facilities.
  • Empties garbage cans; picks up litter and debris.
  • Assists with snow and ice removal.
  • Helps set up facilities for events.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of tools, materials, and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance work; general knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; some knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the class; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to read and write; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to operate tools and equipment safely; 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 speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires climbing or balancing 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; 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 outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Surveillance Officer - Court Community Corrections-Drug Court
Notes:   Part Time position. Starting Salary $14.14 hour. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0073SurvOffcr
Posted On:   01/14/2020
Closes On:   01/27/2020
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.