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

Special Posting

Director of Economic Development

The City of Salem is currently accepting applications for a Director of Economic Development. The Director will serve as the lead for the City's economic development program from concept to implementation. This exciting role offers a uniquely entrepreneurial opportunity to build the overall economic development department and operations for a city located in Virginia's scenic Roanoke Valley. The preferred candidate will have a strong track record of success supporting, retaining, and creating a favorable environment for existing business communities including at least 5 years of experience in an economic development focused environment with increasing responsibility. At a minimum, candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a business or planning discipline. A Master's Degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field is preferred. Personnel management experience is also preferred.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample detailing your experience with business retention programs and the associated outcomes. Relevant supplemental documentation such as industry publications, presentations, etc. is encouraged, though not required, for the evaluation of your submission. The position will remain open until filled with an initial review date of September 1, 2021. Please submit the required materials to salem@fahrenheitadvisors.com for consideration. EOE.

Job Description:  

Position Summary:

As the Director of Economic Development, you will serve as the lead for the City's economic development program from concept to implementation. Working collaboratively with internal and external partners, this position is responsible for building the City's economic base, by retaining the existing business base, talent enhancement, recruiting new business, strategic planning, and overall developing a successful economic development program. This exciting role offers a uniquely entrepreneurial opportunity to build the City's overall economic development department and operations.

Supporting, retaining, and creating a favorable environment for Salem's existing business community will be the Director's most critical responsibility. As a result, this should be an area where you excel and offer a proven track record of success.

Please note, this position has a City of Salem residency requirement within the first year of employment.

About Salem, VA:

Located in Virginia's scenic Roanoke Valley between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains on the Roanoke River. With a population of approximately 25,000 residents, the City of Salem offers a unique charm and sense of community. The historic downtown offers dining and shopping and walkable access to the beautiful campus of Roanoke College, a U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review recognized liberal arts school with approximately 2,000 students.

Ranked as one of the "Happiest Cities in Virginia", Salem offers the unique attraction of affordability, excellent education systems, and accessibility. With easy access to Roanoke Regional Airport (approximately 10 miles) and direct access to Interstate 81, the City of Salem is positioned to support activities throughout the region. The appeal of Salem draws NCAA athletic events, concerts, and eco-tourism due to proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Appalachian Trail.

Essential Job Functions:

General Economic Development Activities
  • Foster successful economic development projects by identifying opportunities, partners, and coordinating available City resources to facilitate attractive projects.
  • Maintain and perform research of economic information and provide market data to interested parties to enhance data driven economic development insights. Including maintaining a new CRM system to track and improve data availability for existing and prospective businesses.
  • Provide reporting and data for City leadership and City Council related to economic development, redevelopment, and related activities.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with relevant stakeholders. Including business leaders, private and public agencies/partnerships, educational institutions, etc. to facilitate the successful execution of the City's economic development strategy.
  • Provide feedback during the City's planning process addressing strategies for near-term and long-term solutions to enhance attractiveness to new and existing businesses.
  • Provide expertise regarding the review, implementation, and ongoing monitoring of the City's economic development strategic plan.
  • Manage staff and oversee their professional development to add value to the City's economic development office.
  • Lead the procurement of economic development financing programs. Including, but not limited to, tax financing, opportunity zones, economic development grants, etc. Offer extensive insight and breadth related to financing tools within the industry.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the City of Salem and the Economic Development Authority to advance economic development initiatives as necessary.
Existing Business Support
  • Foster strong and collaborative relationships within the existing business community.
  • Lead retention strategies and tactics focused on encouraging a healthy and stable business environment for existing business base.
  • Improve data for existing business population to enhance the City's visibility, business mix, contacts, and other useful information.
Talent Development
  • Coordinate talent development initiatives and collaborate with existing local and regional programs to advance career training strategy.
  • Assess current and projected industry trends to ensure the City is positioned to offer a competitive and skilled talent for business community.
Marketing and Communications
  • Maintain an active presence in industry associations/conferences, trade shows, and other educational opportunities to remain current on economic development trends and identify opportunities to promote the City to interested parties.
  • Assist with the creation and execution of marketing and public relation activities (website, print, social media, and others).
Business Attraction/Recruitment
  • Assist in developing programs and materials to market the City to prospective businesses and investors.
  • Serve as the City's representative within regional partnerships to enhance the City's regional collaboration and ability to attract new businesses.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a business or planning discipline
  • 5 years of professional experience working in an economic development focused environment with a proven track record of increasing responsibility
  • Personnel management experience

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field
  • 7-10 years of professional experience working in economic development
  • At least 3-5 years of department management experience
  • Proven track record of successfully leading business retention and attraction, talent development, and economic development funding activities
  • Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification

Submission Requirements:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • A writing sample detailing your experience with business retention programs and the associated outcomes
  • Relevant supplemental documentation such as industry publications, presentations, etc. (optional)

 

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.

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

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

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

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

Trains and instructs subordinates.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assists other trades as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and extensive experience in building maintenance, repair, and/or construction activities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to the risk of electrical shock, frequently requires working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

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

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

 

Electric Line Technician I - Electric-Administration
Salary:   $44,620.37 - $71,838.79
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0015ElLnTechI
Notes:   Hiring Salary: $45,500 - $53,128
Posted On:   10/12/2021
Closes On:   10/25/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled technical work assisting in the construction, maintenance, and operation of an electric distribution system, installing, maintaining, and repairing overhead and underground power lines and related facilities, operating equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Electric Line Crew Leader.

 

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

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs overhead and underground high and low voltage electric transmission and distribution lines and related facilities.
  • Operates a variety of utility vehicles and equipment including line truck, bucket truck, digger, boom, compressor, test equipment, hot line equipment, and tools, etc.; uses hot line equipment and tools.
  • Climbs poles; installs hardware and fuse transformers; pulls wire; sets towers and poles.
  • Installs and maintains transformers and other equipment; maintains existing high and low voltage lines.
  • Assists with installation, maintenance, and repair of street lights, traffic signals, and recreation facility lighting.
  • Trims trees, undergrowth, and other obstructions away from power lines and transformers.
  • Installs and maintains fiber optic cables.
  • Installs new electric services and electric service upgrades for utility customers; performs required line work on energized and de-energized circuits.
  • Checks voltage, rotation, and troubleshoots electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Installs and replaces meters and anti-tampering devices; installs temporary power hook ups.
  • Checks and replaces cables as required.
  • Takes inventory and stocks supplies and equipment; verifies the condition of all vehicles, equipment, and tools provided for use in the performance of work.
  • May serve as Lead Technician in the absence of the Electric Line Crew Leader.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials and tools used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution and transmission systems; some knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with the work and the safety precautions to be taken; general knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; skill in the operation of equipment to which assigned; ability to follow oral directions; ability to observe safety rules and regulations; ability to climb poles; ability to set poles, string wire, and perform related work; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other utilities, customers, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in electric line construction and maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 50 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, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires sitting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and occasionally requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals 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 Flagging, Forklift, CPR, and First Aid certifications within six months of hire.

Completion of an approved electrical apprenticeship program within six months of hire.

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

 

Equipment Operator I - Street-Landscape Management
Salary:   $29,675.09 - $47,776.90
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7250EquipOpI
Notes:   Salary; $29,675 - $38,726 Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check, must have a valid Virginia Driver's License and a class B CDL, must provide current driving record from DMV.
Posted On:   09/28/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

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

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

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

 

Maintenance-Construction Worker I - Streets-Landscape Management
Salary:   $26,410.73 - $42,521.27
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7250MCWI
Notes:   Salary $26,410.73 - $34,466.00 Must pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Possess a valid VA driver's license and provide a current DMV record. Duties include mowing and/or landscaping.
Posted On:   09/09/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of streets, drainage, grounds, landscape areas, and related construction, maintenance, and repair procedures; some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of specialized equipment and hand tools to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to read and write; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Possession of VDOT Flagger certification upon hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of streets, drainage, grounds, landscape areas, and related construction, maintenance, and repair procedures; some knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of specialized equipment and hand tools to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to read and write; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Possession of VDOT Flagger certification upon hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   Must provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

 

Police Officer - Police-Services
Salary:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr Certified
Notes:   **Certified** Must possess State Law Enforcement Certification and provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   06/18/2020
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

 

PT Animal Shelter Worker - Police-Animal Control - Management
Notes:   Salary $9.58 per hour Must have clear criminal history and be able to work day shifts, weekends and holidays
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3510PTAnmlWrkr
Posted On:   05/19/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs responsible unskilled work in animal care, cleaning of premises in animal control operations and some public contact, does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Animal Control Sergeant or his, her designee. 

 

Qualification Requirements

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, standing, walking, lifting and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken levels; the worker is subject to noise and occasionally atmospheric conditions. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Feeds, waters and cares for animals in the shelter;
  • Cleans animal areas and maintains areas throughout the day;
  • Cleans and maintains premises and animal areas;
  • Stocks and maintains supplies and storage areas;
  • Occasionally waits on public and answers phones if necessary;
  • Performs related tasks as required 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of animal care and behavior; skills in handling animals; come skill and knowledge in cleaning and general custodial duties; ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public and co-workers. 

 

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience, sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position and some experience in working with animals.  

Special Requirements

Weekends required.  Job requires the handling of animals on a daily basis, cleaning, feeding and watering.  Some janitorial office cleaning is required.

 

PT CC Operations Worker - Civic Center-Administration
Notes:   Salary: $11.00 per hour. Must have the ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Hours vary based on events. Part Time Position does not require a Driver's License.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTCCOpsWkr
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Some knowledge of building set up and arrangements; general knowledge of the operation of HVAC and electrical systems; general knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of the assigned equipment; general knowledge in reading and interpreting diagrams and schematics; skill in the use of assigned equipment; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, promotors, government officials, associates, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

Less than high school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires climbing or balancing and occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia may be required.

 


 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

None

 

 

PT Laborer - Streets-Landscape Management
Notes:   Salary: $11.50 - $11.75 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:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7250PTLaborer
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
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: $22.00 - $32.00 per game. Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, basketball, football. Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating. On-field and court experience officiating.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7129PTOfficial
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, basketball, football.  Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating.  On-field and court experience officiating and or NSA, ASA, USSSA certification preferred.  Must be 16 years of age or older.  Ability to work on an on-call basis preferred.  May work some weekends.

 

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

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

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

 

Requires the exertion of 30 pounds of force occasionally, up to 15 pounds of force frequently, and up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires standing for long intervals, walking, lifting, finger grasping, feeling, and repetitive motion: vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging direction by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small print; operation of ticket scanning equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and occasionally outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

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

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

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

None.

 

 

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

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

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

 

Requires the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires standing, walking, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, and vibration.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

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

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma (or GED) is required.

 

PT Scorekeeper - Parks and Recreation-Recreation
Notes:   Salary $10.00 - $14.00 per game
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7129PTScorekepr
Posted On:   11/12/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs routine clerical and technical work keeping score sheets and/or time for youth and adult sports, including football, basketball, soccer, softball and baseball.  Does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.  Some knowledge of scorekeeping practices and procedures and timekeeping practices and procedures is preferred.  Ability to work on an on-call basis is preferred.  Must have ability to keep score in the official format for the sport assigned.  Must have ability to operate timing device for designated sport in facility assigned.  Ability to write in a legible manner.  Must be 16 years of age or older.  Will work some weekends and 10-30 hours per week.

 

Sanitation Equipment Operator - Streets-Sanitation
Salary:   $33,342.94 - $53,682.13
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4230SanEqOp
Notes:   Salary; $33,342.94 - $43,512.63 Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check, must have a valid Virginia Driver's License and a class B CDL, must provide current driving record from DMV.
Posted On:   09/28/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled trades work operating a refuse collection vehicle over an assigned route, transporting refuse to disposal site, performing safety checks and minor maintenance on equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Sanitation Superintendent.  Limited supervision is exercised over assigned staff.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Drives sanitation truck over prescribed routes to collect refuse and trash and to transport it to established disposal areas; dumps front end loader trash containers and toters; supervises workers to ensure the safety of assigned crew.
  • Drives a roll back, dumpster, and/or hook truck to collect dumpster pans with cardboard and other recycling materials; transports to recycling companies; operates an excavator and loader to move recycled items.
  • Operates a knuckle boom loader to collect limbs and other bulk items on garbage routes; maintains overhead safety procedures for trees and power lines; transports to established disposal areas.
  • Performs pre-trip inspection daily; checks vehicles for fluid levels and tire pressure; cleans assigned equipment; maintains tools; fuels equipment.
  • Delivers trash dumpsters to businesses and toters to citizens.
  • Assists with various special events; maintains cleanliness of streets and public areas; assists with setting up and taking down decorations.
  • Assists with snow and ice removal including preparing and operating snow and ice removal equipment.
  • Replaces and repairs toters, dumpster, and roll off pans.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing automotive equipment; thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; thorough knowledge of safe driving practices and occupational hazards of the work; thorough knowledge in the operation of the equipment required for the position; general knowledge of City and Department policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of City streets; thorough knowledge in reading routes and maps; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform continuous heavy manual work at a steady pace in adverse weather conditions; ability to detect signs of mechanical failure of automotive and packing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with businesses, associates, and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in the operation of sanitation equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; 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; 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 working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

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

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Tree Trimmer - Street - Landscape Management
Salary:   $33,342.94 - $53,682.13
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7250TreeTrim
Notes:   Hiring Salary Range: $33,342.94 - $43,512.63 Must be able to pass drug screening background check, must have a valid Virginia Driver's License and a Class B CDL, must provide driving record from DMV, ISA Certified Arborist preferred, familiar with/or wi
Posted On:   10/05/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate skilled trades work trimming, removing, felling, and pruning trees, shrubs, bushes, brush, and obstructions, planting and maintaining landscape gardening, operating a variety of vehicles and equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the City Horticulturist.

 

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 tree trimming work and maintenance including planting, maintenance, pruning, large scale hazardous limb/tree removal, and clean-up.
  • Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment including forestry bucket truck, tractor, mulch blower, large knuckle-boom truck, backhoe, loader, chain saws, and roping and rigging trees; ensures the necessary safety precautions are taken.
  • Performs landscape gardening for City-owned properties including buildings, schools, right-of-ways, and special projects; installs, maintains, and removes trees, shrubs, seasonal flowers; responds to safety concerns, visibility issues, and assists crew supervisor in managing work load.
  • Assists with herbicide application as needed.
  • Assists with emergency storm damage clean up and snow removal.
  • Assists with holiday decorating throughout the City including set up, removal, and storage.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of tree trimming and care methods; thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work; general knowledge of shrubs and flower care and planting techniques and of the composition and use of common insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizers; ability to operate a truck with a hydraulic boom; ability to acquire skill in the use and care of ropes, climber hooks, and tools commonly used in tree trimming and felling operations; ability to climb trees and to work effectively in dangerous positions at considerable heights above the ground; 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 working at heights involved in the general care and trimming of trees including the use of specialized vehicles and equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 50 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 100 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, 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 walking and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires sitting; 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 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 fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently requires exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

 

Special Requirements

Completion of chain saw training within one year.

Obtain VDOT Flagger certification within one year.

 

Utility Lines Technician I - Water-Water Distribution
Salary:   $29,675.09 - $47,776.90
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0022UtlLnTechI
Notes:   Salary Range $29,675.09 - $47,776.90 Starting Salary $33,835.09
Posted On:   10/05/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines and appurtenances, transporting crews, materials, and equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Utility Lines Crew Supervisor.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines; makes taps; installs and repairs service lines and laterals; maintains meters.
  • Transports crew, materials, and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites.
  • Repairs waterline breaks by cutting pavement, removing materials, repairing pipe, filling hole with backfill materials, and tamping or rolling fill material.
  • Assists with repair of sanitary sewer system backups and overflows including CCTV and flushing of sewer lines.
  • Spots for and directs drivers; sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
  • Installs and maintains informational, regulatory, and construction signs.
  • Constructs, repairs, and maintains manholes.
  • Repairs landscaping after installation, maintenance, or repair activities.
  • Assists with a variety of after-hours emergency problems, stand-by, and trouble calls.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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