County Employment

MAY 2016

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission

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Transportation Planner

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC), a regional planning organization located in Staunton VA and serving the local governments in the Central Shenandoah Region, has the following employment opportunity:

Transportation Planner. The CSPDC is seeking interested applicants for a full-time Transportation Professional with experience in planning and administration of public transit and regional transportation programs to become a member of its planning staff. The CSPDC Transportation Program administers and staffs two Metropolitan Planning Organizations; a rural transportation program that covers five counties and two cities; a regional public transit program; and works to promote bicycle and pedestrian modes for transportation, recreation, and tourism throughout the CSPDC region.

Responsibilities will be varied and include writing and administering grants, developing transportation and regional plans, preparing reports, disseminating information, and assisting member jurisdictions with local contract services. Other duties include organizing, staffing, and presenting at meetings with local elected officials, boards, committees, and outside organizations on a variety of transportation related programs. The qualified candidate will possess an effective knowledge of the transportation planning process, federal and state regulations and guidance related to transportation programs and funding, including planning and programming for highways, bicycle and pedestrian modes, and public transit.

Applicants must possess the ability to carry out planning projects independently and to work well with local, state, and federal staff and the general public and coordinate work with other agencies especially VDOT, DRPT and FTA. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office. A master’s degree in planning or related field and 2-5 years local and/or regional planning experience is preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be substituted). Salary:  $49,000-$58,000 depending on qualifications.

To apply, send a resume with references to
Bonnie S. Riedesel, Executive Director
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
112 MacTanly Place
Staunton, Virginia  24401
or bonnie@cspdc.org

Position opened until filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED May 27)

 

HR SPECIALIST - TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Frederick County

Frederick

HR Specialist – Training & Development
Human Resources Department

Essential Functions:

• Administer, organize and conduct company training programs for clerical, supervisory, technical and mid-management personnel;
• Research, plan, organize and conduct training programs, seminars and conferences for clerical, supervisory, technical and lower-level management personnel;
• Develop material for new training programs; reviews, evaluates and modifies existing and proposed programs; recommends appropriate changes;
• Assist with preparing and administering various training programs;
• Administer and evaluate training program qualification tests and determines eligibility of prospective attendees;
• Prepare and distribute training aids such as instructional material, handouts, evaluation forms and visual aids; sets up audiovisual equipment and makes presentations when necessary;
• Contact attendees and department representatives about training program;
• Scheduling of the appropriate classroom and preparation of the physical setup.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Training & Development experience, preferably in a Public organization, preferred;
• Outstanding Oral Communication skills;
• Ability to make effective presentations and lead/facilitate various trainings;
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with County employees and work effectively with all levels of staff;
• Excellent problem solving, customer service, time management and communication/interpersonal skills.
• Master level proficiency with PCs, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook and Calendar.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a sociology, human relations, or similar concentration;
• Previous training and development experience preferred, preferably in a Public organization.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Salary Range: $32,300 – $51,700, DOE/DOQ
• General Application with resume and cover letter required;
Position will remain open until June 17, 2016.

 County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED May 26)

 

PLANNER II
Augusta County

Augusta

Planner II

Augusta County is seeking a highly motivated, qualified professional with advanced skills and abilities to serve as Planner II within the Community Development Department.  The role of the Planner II is to provide staff assistance to the Planning Commission and to provide professional support for planning projects including comprehensive plan updates and ordinance amendments.

This role requires working independently and as part of a team to address planning issues that will involve research, analysis, plan review, and communication with a variety of stakeholders including government boards and the general public.  This position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in planning or related field and 3-5 years of professional experience.

Applicants who have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in planning or related field and 2 years of professional experience may be considered for a Planner I position. GIS experience is preferred.  Position requires a valid driver’s license and includes several monthly evening meetings. The expected hiring range is $48,990- $53,890 depending on qualifications.

Position will remain open until filled and hiring will be expedited for the right candidate.

Applications can be downloaded from our website at www.co.augusta.va.us and returned to the Augusta County Human Resources Office located at 18 Government Center Lane in Verona, VA.

Augusta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED May 26)

 

REAL ESTATE ANALYST
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Real Estate Analyst

SALARY: $3,911.17 – $6,257.83 Monthly       $46,934.00 – $75,094.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/25/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Gloucester County, VA, a growing waterfront community located along the Chesapeake Bay, is seeking  two (2) experienced Real Estate Analyst to join our progressive Real Estate Assessment Department.

Positions are open until filled and review of applications will begin immediately.  Hiring salary is dependent on qualifications.

Performs professional and technical real estate analysis work assisting in the management of county-wide computer assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA) and departmental databases. Assists with establishing and maintaining guidelines necessary to produce accurate and equitable residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial and tax exempt property values throughout the County.  Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing job duties. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with property owners, contractors and the general public.   Reports to the Assessor.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

• Assists with the administration and maintenance of the CAMA system, the LAN and other related applications such as photographic digital imaging, mapping, sketching and scanning.
• Establishes and maintains guidelines necessary to produce accurate and equitable property values throughout the County using statistical analysis, reporting tools such as SQL Report Server, ArcView, local market indicators and the CAMA System. Verifies and reviews accuracy of information prior to Land Book entry.
• Analyzes market trends and participates in the annual compilation of pricing schedules, for use in estimating real property values, by collecting current cost/sales information from contractors, manuals, realtors, etc. and then computing estimations.
• Maintains and updates CAMA reports using SQL Report Server, Microsoft Access, ArcGIS, Excel or other software. Compiles data, designs layout and generates reports requested by other departments and/or customers of the Assessment Office.
• Conducts on-site investigations of properties to include measuring all new improvements and additions, classifying and rating to establish the market value.
• Coordinates and oversees maintenance of various data and records pertaining to real property assessments; maintains records of building permits on real estate and personal property to be appraised.
• Responds to property owners regarding appraisals and meets with owners and/or attorneys to explain appraisals. Justifies appraisals before the Board of Equalization and testifies in proceedings related to the valuation of real property.
• Investigates non-routine building and/or land problems relating to tangible personal property, Land Use, or appraised value discrepancies.
• Assists in the production of the land book and change of assessment notices.
• Serves as a resource to other departments to answer questions regarding use/manipulation of real estate data.
• Monitors computer hardware and software needs, and advises Assessor of necessary upgrades and replacements; develops and formats CAMA presentations and instructional sessions; assists in the training of employees on all aspects of the CAMA system.
• Assists the general public with real estate and personal property assessment problems; works to resolve customer problems.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business administration, public administration, or a related field of study.

Five (5) years of real estate assessment and/or appraisal experience; experience administering a computer based CAMA system; and experience with ArcGIS Systems and reporting software such as SQL Report Server.

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Possession of a valid driver’s license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards.

Virginia Licensed/Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser license or equivalent designation through national appraisal organization is required.

Completion of the following IAAO (International Association of Assessing Officers) courses is required within 2 years of employment in the position:
Course 101 – Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal
Course 102 – Income Approach to Valuation
Course 400 – Assessment Administration
Or equivalent course(s) through other Virginia approved continuing education provider.

Must be available to work flexible hours and/or extended hours to meet deadlines and during extremely busy times.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A cover letter and resume, and at least 3 professional references must be submitted with the on-line application in order to be considered.

For a complete description and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.gloucesterva.jobs

(POSTED May 26)

 

COASTAL PLANNER
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Coastal Planner

Starting Salary:  Upper $40s – DOQ/DOE.

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, a regional planning agency, representing the interests of the 1.7 million residents in the 17 localities of Hampton Roads, is seeking a Coastal Planner.

The successful candidate will have expertise in urban and environmental planning and geographic information systems to support the HRPDC Coastal Resiliency Program.  Requires regular travel to meetings within the Hampton Roads region and occasional travel to other locations within coastal Virginia.  Master’s degree in Planning, Environmental Science, Landscape Architecture, Geography, or Environmental Policy from a science, engineering, planning, design, or public policy related program.  Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years relevant experience may substitute for an advanced degree.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
or via email at karledge@hrpdcva.gov
Additional information is available at http://hrpdcva.gov/page/employment/

Closing date:  Open until filled.

EOE

(POSTED May 26)

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER/ENGINEER
Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization

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Transportation Planner/Engineer

Starting salary:  Upper $40s, DOE/DOQ

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is seeking a Transportation Planner/Engineer to perform routine professional work in the development, maintenance, and analysis of the HRTPO Transportation Improvement Program.

In addition, the successful candidate will be involved in other assignments in the areas of transportation planning and programming, including transportation finance and a variety of transportation studies.  Candidate must exhibit knowledge of the theories, principles, and techniques of transportation planning/engineering and analysis, as well as applicable federal and state transportation regulations.  Qualified applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

Send cover letter, résumé and transcripts to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
or via email to karledge@hrpdcva.gov.

Additional information available at http://hrtpo.org/page/employment/

CLOSING DATE:  June 15, 2016

 EOE

(POSTED May 26)

 

REGIONAL ECONOMIST
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Regional Economist

Salary Commensurate with Qualifications & Experience

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is seeking a candidate for the position of Regional Economist. The successful candidate will have a strong background in economics with general knowledge of econometrics, input-output analysis and the ability to develop research methodologies.

Applicant must be able to collect and analyze economic data, prepare analytical reports and findings and develop and prepare programs and policies to aid decision makers on issues of regional importance. The position requires research and analytical skills to prepare short and long range forecasts of the region’s economy as well as forecasts for major industries with ability to effectively communicate findings to a variety of audiences. Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Planning or related field; Bachelor’s degree with 2 – 5 years of relevant professional experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
or via email at karledge@hrpdcva.gov
Additional information available at http://hrpdcva.gov/page/employment/

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

EOE

(POSTED May 26)

 

DEPUTY CITY MANAGER
City of Lynchburg

Deputy City Manager

City of Lynchburg (pop. 80,000) The City of Lynchburg is seeking an experienced, collaborative and innovative local government leader to serve as Deputy City Manager. The Deputy City Manager will be confident, and relentlessly positive, but realistic, in ensuring that the City continues to achieve its goals to be responsive, effective, and results focused. The City of Lynchburg’s leaders practice an inclusive leadership philosophy and a collaborative management approach that tears down silos as we work towards the vision of making Lynchburg a “Great Place to Live, Work and Play”. Partnership is essential, as is a sincere desire to provide extraordinary service to our customers. Optimism and the ability to sustain and build on the City’s positive environment are important.

Required Qualifications:
A Bachelors’ degree in Public Policy, Business Management or related field; a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Management or related field is preferred and/or a Certificate in Local Government Management. At least seven years of progressively responsible work in local government at a leadership level. Must exhibit a record of continuous learning. Must reside in the City of Lynchburg within 6 months of appointment.  Must have a Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record according to the City’s criteria within thirty days of appointment. Must successfully complete a full background check including criminal history and credit check.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to review the full Recruitment Profile on the City’s website www.lynchburgva.gov and complete the City’s application and supplemental questions and attach a cover letter and resume, with three (3) professional references and two (2) personal references, via the City’s web based application process at www.lynchburgva.gov to be considered.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

(POSTED May 25)

 

ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
City of Deerfield Beach, Florida

 

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ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH, FLORIDA

The City of Deerfield Beach, Florida (78,881), ideally located on the beautiful east coast of southern Florida in Broward County, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant City Manager. The Assistant City Manager works under the direction of the City Manager and is responsible for a wide array of municipal functions for the City. In addition, the Assistant City Manager serves as a key member of the senior management team, represents the City Manager as needed and is responsible for long range planning and budgetary responsibilities. The City of Deerfield Beach operates under a Commission-Manager form of government, with five City Commission representatives and a Mayor elected at-large. Deerfield Beach is a full-service city that employs a workforce of 450 and provides services that include planning, water, economic development, recycling and solid waste.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, planning or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. In addition, at least five years of experience in managing and directing a complex organization is needed. Competitive candidates will possess at least three years of municipal management experience as a department head or comparable capacity. It is essential that the candidate have the ability to promote effective and positive relations with the media, the public, other governments, the business community, Commission members and City staff. Must hold a valid Florida Driver’s License. A full profile describing the City, the position and the City’s programs may be found at  https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/924.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in a deferred compensation program, paid time off, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the City.

The application deadline is June 28, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting the Waters & Company Executive Recruitment at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by W&C based on the criteria established by the City. The City will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in July 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

 The City of Deerfield Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED May 25)

 

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER II
City of Manassas

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Real Estate Appraiser II

Salary:  $51,812.80 – $68,640.00

The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue in the City of Manassas, Virginia is seeking a seasoned professional with real estate appraisal and ad valorem experience for the position of Real Estate Appraiser II to perform complex professional work in the annual appraisal of approximately 1,300 existing commercial and industrial properties located in the City, including those that go beyond the scope of the normal mass appraisal process.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate core competencies in the following areas: Analyze cost, market and income data to develop individual factors for valuation benchmarks. Determine assessed values of land and improvements for assigned groups of real estate properties. Conduct field reviews of properties, including new constructions and other permits. Review real estate sales in assigned groups. Analyze regional and local area economic profiles including employment, population, household income, and real estate trends as well as identifying emerging development trends for the real estate market. Maintain and develops records and documentation on properties, benchmark sales data, construction cost data, income and expense reports, sales assessment ratio reports, coefficient of dispersion reports, etc. Investigate and gather data required for determining value and defending value of property owners, representatives, and the Board of Equalization. Duties would include but are not limited to tax and assessment data, market statistics including vacancy, absorption, other supply/demand factors, and comparable data.

Bachelor’s degree and at least four (4) years of  progressively responsible experience in appraising and assessing commercial real estate property; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Strong understanding of Virginia’s local tax structure. Proficiency in computer automated mass appraisal systems (experience with Vision a plus). Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Appraisal licenses or certifications in the following are desirable:  Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), and/or Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

This position will be open until filled.

Apply online athttp://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

(POSTED May 25)

 

FIRE CHIEF
Fauquier County

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Fire Chief

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a department that is committed to protecting & preserving the county & its citizens with Fire, Paramedic Emergency Medical, Rescue, Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Services. The selected candidate will be responsible for staffing, training, budgeting & all other administrative matters.

A Bachelor’s degree is required (Masters preferred), from an accredited college with major course work in Fire Science, Fire or Public Administration, considerable supervisory experience &/or the equivalent of 5 years’ experience as Fire Chief. Residency required except for current County employees.

For more information & to submit your application please visit https://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED May 25)

 

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST
James City County

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Senior Human Resource Specialist

$59,000 or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits . James City County Human Resources Department is seeking a demonstrated HR professional to perform advanced work administering the County’s Compensation plan, direct supervision of the recruitment processes, and department budget management.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, or related field; Considerable experience in position classification and compensation planning that includes individual and position series, presentation experience to all levels of impacted staff; Considerable experience working with an HRIS database, preferably in the public sector; current CCP, SHRM – CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred; or, any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Must possess ability to effectively supervise staff, including selection, performance management, prioritizing assigned work and related activities; retrieve and analyze data to make recommendations regarding the compensation plan and related policies as requested; create, manipulate, and interpret spreadsheets and make data driven recommendations or decisions; Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Software Suite required; ability to effectively manage priorities and meet deadlines; excellent written and oral communication; and, outstanding customer service skills.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) June 10, 2016.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

 

(POSTED May 25)

 

SENIOR ASSISTANT (CHIEF OF STAFF)
Prince William County

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Senior Assistant to the District Supervisor (Chief of Staff)

Salary: $49,471.50 – $83,967.00
Location: Woodbridge, VA
Job Type: Full-Time (PF)
Department: BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS
Job Number: 201203079
Closing: 6/14/2016 11:59 PM Eastern

Supervisor Frank J. Principi, Woodbridge Magisterial District Supervisor on the Prince William Board of County Supervisors is recruiting for the Senior Assistant Position (Chief of Staff). Work in this position is performed under general supervision of the District Supervisor.

This position is a political appointment. The successful candidate will be comfortable in an environment of electoral politics, and will be able to function with the sensitivity and discretion needed in such an environment. This position is about policy, people, and budget in a political climate. The successful candidate would serve at the pleasure of the District Supervisor, and employment is coterminous with the District Supervisor’s term (December 2019).

Top Qualified candidates must have public policy experience working in an elected office and a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Political Science, or Business/Public Administration.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pwcgov/default.cfm

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

(POSTED May 24)

 

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Virginia Retirement System

VRS

Chief Operating Officer
Virginia Retirement System

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia’s capital city, Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is seeking a dynamic and innovative senior leader to serve as its Chief Operating Officer. The VRS is an independent state agency which administers a number of defined benefit plans, managed disability plans, group life insurance plans and long-term care plans. VRS provides benefits to almost 190,000 retirees and beneficiaries and employs approximately 350 full- and part-time staff, manages about $68 billion in assets and pays out about $4.1 billion annually in benefits. The nine-member VRS Board of Trustees serves as the agency’s policy approving body.

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for assisting the VRS Director in achieving the agency’s vision, mission, core values and strategic business objectives. The COO ensures effective and efficient delivery of agency programs and services. The COO provides leadership and management direction to VRS through developing, supporting, guiding and supervising the Enterprise and Knowledge Services staff. This position works closely with the VRS Director, the Chief Investment Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. In addition, a minimum of 10 years of leadership experience is required, including five years of senior management level experience in the operation of a large financial institution, government agency or similar organization. Experience interacting with executives, legislators and other public officials preferred. To succeed, the individual must have knowledge of managerial principles, possess the ability to plan and evaluate complex operational programs and be able to set goals, monitor outcomes and achieve established results.

The salary for this position is negotiable based on education and experience. VRS offers a comprehensive and substantial benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, health insurance and wellness program, paid time off, life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

The application deadline for the position is June 19, 2016. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume with salary history at https://waterscompany.recruitmenthome.com. Following the application deadline, resumes will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by VRS. VRS will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists will be interviewed in July and early August 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

The Virginia Retirement System is an EEO/ADA Employer.

(POSTED May 24)

 

CUSTOMER SERVICES DIRECTOR
Virginia Retirement System

VRS

Customer Services Director
Virginia Retirement System

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia’s capital city, Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is seeking a collaborative, customer-focused senior leader to serve as its Customer Services Director. The VRS is an independent state agency which administers a number of defined benefit plans, managed disability plans, group life insurance plans and long-term care plans. VRS provides benefits to almost 190,000 retirees and beneficiaries and employs approximately 350 full- and part-time staff, manages about $68 billion in assets and pays out about $4.1 billion annually in benefits. The nine-member VRS Board of Trustees serves as the agency’s policy approving body.

The Customer Services Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction to division leaders and staff to ensure successful accomplishment of the department’s and agency’s strategic goals and operational objectives. This position provides leadership and direction to division leaders and staff, serves on the VRS Director’s Executive Committee, provides guidance to employers and other stakeholders regarding complex retirement and benefit matters and assesses the impacts of legislative and administrative changes on VRS operations.

Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. In addition, a minimum of 10 years of leadership experience is required, including five years of senior management level experience in the operation of a large financial institution, government agency or similar organization. Experience interacting with executives, legislators and other public officials, preferred. To succeed, the individual must have knowledge of managerial principles, possess the ability to plan and evaluate complex operational programs and be able to set goals, monitor outcomes and achieve results.

The salary for this position is negotiable based on education and experience. VRS offers a comprehensive and substantial benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, health insurance and wellness program, paid time off, life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

The application deadline for the position is June 19, 2016. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume with salary https://waterscompany.recruitmenthome.com. Following the application deadline, resumes will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by VRS. VRS will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists will be interviewed in July and early August 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com

The Virginia Retirement System is an EEO/ADA Employer.

(POSTED May 24)

 

CHIEF OF FIRE AND EMS
Rockbridge County

Rockbridge

Chief of Fire and EMS

Rockbridge County seeks experienced professional to serve as its Chief of Fire and EMS. Responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the operations of the department through managing effective relationships with volunteer and paid personnel; developing policies, procedures and departmental goals, and responding to emergency situations as required.

Successful candidates will have extensive knowledge of Fire and EMS best practices; progressive supervisory experience in Fire and EMS positions; and strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required; coursework in fire science, EMS or public administration preferred.

Additional requirements include VA EMS/ALS Certification and Fire Officer III within 1 year of hire; NIMS and ICS certification(s); valid Virginia Driver’s License; EVOC.

Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Salary range: $71,711-$111,152.

Rockbridge County offers a competitive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation/sick leave and Enhanced Hazardous Duty Retirement.

Open until filled with preference given to applications received by June 15.

Please visit www.rockbridgecountyva.gov for job description and application.

Salary requirements and resume must be included with applications and should be submitted to HR@rockbridgecountyva.gov.

Rockbridge County is an equal opportunity employer.

(POSTED May 23)

 

COMMERCIAL APPRAISER
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

Commercial Appraiser
Real Estate Assessment

Hiring Range:  $46,757 – $55,028

Deadline:  5pm June 16, 2016

Chesterfield County is seeking a Commercial Appraiser to perform valuation of commercial/industrial and special purpose properties using the income, cost and sales comparison approaches to value, as well as the valuation of vacant commercial and industrial land.  Collects data from various sources related to income and expenses, vacancy rates, capitalization rates and economic trends for major property types.  Performs field inspections and measures buildings, interprets building plans and site plans and performs deed research as needed.  Prepares and presents assessment appeal cases to the Board of Equalization.

Perform other work as required.  Bachelor’s degree in business, real estate or related field.  Five years of appraisal experience including two years in valuing commercial, industrial and special purpose properties with increasing responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  CAE designation or Virginia Certified General Appraisal License preferred.  Excellent communication skills, both orally and with written correspondence.  Excellent research and analytical skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel and Word.  Experience with Marshall & Swift cost estimating software preferred.  The ability to analyze large amounts of data and apply it to a broad population of properties is critical.  Knowledge of local zoning ordinances and appropriate sections of the Virginia Code desired.

Good driving record required.  Must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.  A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. 

Visit careers.chesterfield.gov to view instructions and to complete and submit an application.  804.748.1551

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

(POSTED May 23)

 

ASSISTANT CONVENIENCE SITE SUPERVISOR/SCALE OPERATOR
Frederick County

Frederick

Assistant Convenience Site Supervisor/Scale Operator
Landfill

Essential duties and responsibilities:

• Performs responsible clerical, bookkeeping, mathematical and computer work involving the preparation and maintenance of various records;
• Operates electronic landfill weigh scales;
• Answers telephone and provide routine information to the public;
• Maintains and balances cash accounts;
• Makes bank deposits;
• Maintains files related to waste inspections, tire disposal and other daily records;
• Performs random inspections of incoming waste and completes necessary documentation;
• Assists with documentation related to the operation of the Convenience site;
• Completes necessary documentation related to accidents, employee actions and disputes between employees and/or residents.

Knowledge Includes:

• Any combination of education or experience equivalent to High School diploma/GED supplemented by courses in bookkeeping, general office and computer work;
• Minimum one year practical work experience related or similar to the position;
• General knowledge and use of bookkeeping/accounting methods and procedures;
• General knowledge and use of standard office practices and procedures including the operation of personal computers and other office equipment;

Requirements Include:

• Ability to operate electronic weigh scales; Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions;
• Ability to supervise and schedule subordinate personnel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public and possess excellent telephone etiquette;
• Ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 50 pounds;
• Ability to work in adverse weather conditions;
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationship with co-workers, and general public;
• Ability to work in unfavorable weather conditions, emergency situations, and work flexible schedules, holidays/weekends and be dependable.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• General County Application with resume required;
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record;
• Salary Range – $32,300-$51,700, dependent on experience and/or qualifications.
Position will remain open until filled.

County benefits include:

• Paid Life Insurance
• Health and Dental Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED May 23)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY
Frederick County

Frederick

Assistant County Attorney
County Attorney’s Office

Frederick County Local Government is seeking a full-time Assistant County Attorney to provide representation of the County in legal matters, included, but not limited to in litigation matters by and against Frederick County.

Essential Functions:

• Rendering of general advice on the County’s legal matters;
• Preparation of proposed ordinances;
• Representation of the County in litigation matters, including misdemeanor proceedings involving County Code violations and tax collection matters;
• Review of various land use actions (rezoning, use permit, subdivision, etc.) proposed by or requested of the County, and rendering advice on same;
• Preparation and/or review of various contracts to which the County is a party, and rendering advice on same;
• Monitoring and rendering of advice regarding legislation proposed and/or enacted by Congress and the Virginia General Assembly;
• Attendance at meetings of County boards, commissions, and agencies as necessary and rendering of legal advice to such bodies as necessary; and
• Performance of such related tasks as may involve the County’s legal affairs.

Knowledge/Skills:

• Knowledge and understanding of Virginia local government law;
• Knowledge and understanding of Virginia state and federal court procedures;
• Ability to analyze factual and legal scenarios to develop proposed responses and/or solutions to particular situations;
• Ability to respond collegially and professionally to County officials, county staff, and citizens.

Position Requirements:

• Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school required;
• 0-3 years practice experience in Virginia, with ability to gain admission to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia within 6 months of employment.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• General Application required. Cover Letter and Resume recommended;
• Employment is contingent on successful completion of criminal background check;
• Salary Range: $65,800-$105,400, DOE/DOQ;
Position will remain open until filled.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

(POSTED May 23)

 

LIFEGUARD (OUTDOOR)
James City County

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Lifeguard (Outdoor)

$10.00/hour or higher DOQ; no benefits; James City County Parks and Recreation seeks several individuals available to work on-call hours at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Experience related to safety and pool chemistry, current certifications for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR required. Previous experience as a Lifeguard preferred. Post-offer criminal history/sex offender and credential checks and drug screening required. Applicants must be able to work flexible schedules on an as needed basis; seasonal positions, up to 40 hours per week and part-time temporary positions up to 28 hours per week available.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) on 06/24/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 23)

 

SENIOR HVAC FACILITIES TECHNICIAN
James City County

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Senior HVAC Facilities Technician

$35,477 or higher, DOQ + Full-time County Benefits. James City County General Services is seeking an individual to perform experienced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) work including installation, servicing, and maintenance of commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems in all County facilities.

Responsibilities: Install, service, and maintain commercial roof top HVAC units, chillers, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, split systems, unit heaters, water source equipment, exhaust fans, and water heaters, refrigeration equipment including ice machines and water fountains; Assure that direct digital control (DDC) systems for buildings are programmed and operating at an energy efficient level; Balance air and water systems with highly technical balancing equipment; Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma preferably including or supplemented by vocational, technical, or trade school training in mechanical maintenance; extensive experience in the repair and maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration systems; Must possess or have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire date a valid Virginia commercial driver’s license with an acceptable driving records based on James City County’s criteria; Must possess, or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire, a North American Technician Excellence (NATE) HVACR certification or equivalent; Must have Type I, II, or III certification to handle refrigerants from an EPA-approved Technician’s Certification Program.

Accepting applications until 11:59 (EST) 06/17/2016 or, until position is filled whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 23)

 

BUSINESS LICENSE INSPECTOR
James City County

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Business License Inspector

$32,994/year + Full-time County Benefits. Do you have experience in bookkeeping, banking, or accounting? The James City County Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills to perform essential work researching, collecting, and analyzing comprehensive information to assess various taxes for the County. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service who is able to establish and maintain working relationships. Work is primarily conducted in an office setting.

Responsibilities: Assess local Business, Profession & Occupation License (BPOL) Tax; Meets with new businesses on license applications and annual filing requirements; Reviews information sources to ensure businesses are in compliance with related statutes; Maintains accurate historical records; Establishes accounts for the assessment of locally assessed business taxes.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in accounting, business, or related field, and considerable experience in the field of taxation, which shall have included experience with computerized records maintenance systems; Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria; Seeking someone with knowledge of laws related to business licenses and taxes as well as various accounting and financial statements; Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be able to maintain confidentiality and interpret and apply relevant laws and policies; Knowledge and experience in BPOL tax preferred; training opportunities available.

Accepting application until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 23)

 

PUBLIC WORKS PLANNING MANAGER
City of Harrisonburg

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Public Works Planning Manager

SALARY: Hourly $27.97 – $32.17, Biweekly $2,237.60 – $2,573.60, Monthly $4,848.13 – $5,576.13,   Annually $58,177.60 – $66,913.60

OPENING DATE: 05/17/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Public Works Department. Full-time position with benefits. Preferred hiring range: $58,177 – $66,913. Position is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive and strategic planning efforts for the Public Works Department.

Specific responsibility and duties for the position include:

• Coordinates the development, review and implementation of the City Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, Downtown Streetscape Plan, etc. and provides support for the Stormwater Improvement Plan, Street Improvement Plan, Capital Improvement Plan, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization plans and so forth;
• Participates in the strategic planning process by developing objectives and projects for the Public Works Department and assists with reviewing and revising applicable sections of the City’s Capital Improvement Program and Comprehensive Plan;
• Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, manages and evaluates subordinate employees (directly and/or indirectly);
• Collaborates with and provides professional advice to City departments and officials and community groups regarding ordinances, design standards, guidelines, etc. by evaluating needs, researching information and writing or reviewing amendments or revisions;
• Oversees consultants involved in engineering design, environmental reviews, bid documentation and plan development;
• Determines the Planning Division’s budgetary needs and proposes to management; administers the divisions budget by monitoring expenditures and performing appropriate cost control/ management measures to complete projects within budgetary allotment;
• Manages the Public Works Planning Division by supervising and participating in developing, planning, designing, coordinating, directing and monitoring the implementation of projects related to transportation systems, including but not limited to, motor vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians;
• Facilitates, coordinates and acts as the Public Works liaison to the Transportation Safety & Advisory Commission and Bicycle & Pedestrian Subcommittee; researches, develops, and presents recommendations for safety improvements and transportation issues; provides professional advice and guidance for the Commission and Subcommittee;
• Administers the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program by receiving and responding to citizen inquiries, coordinating with the Police Department, City Council and neighborhoods; oversees development and implementation of traffic studies/plans and evaluating effectiveness of changes;
• Assists in developing and sustaining an organizational culture promoting integrity, safety, customer service, open communication, equitable personnel practices, positive employee morale, etc.;
• Conveys public information through media interaction by providing interviews, organizing and developing materials for and assisting with hosting public meetings, overseeing the departmental pubic information web editing processes;
• Undertakes a variety of special projects and studies requiring the use of technical knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of transportation analysis and planning, applicable laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, policies and programs relating to municipal planning, public-funded projects and project management; knowledge of current supervision and management concepts and practices; knowledge of environmental best management practices; knowledge of GIS mapping; ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects effectively; ability to express ideas clearly and accurately orally and in writing; ability to collect, summarize and present detailed information; ability to maintain detailed records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, subordinates, other employees and general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning, engineering, or closely related field and/or considerable professional experience in urban planning and/or engineering.  Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in GIS
• Education and/or experience in reading and comprehending street mapping, engineering and construction/site plans;
• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification.

Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and drug screen.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received.  This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 05/17/2016)

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
409 South Main Street, Third Floor
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540.432.8920
540.432.7796

employment@harrisonburgva.gov

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job #5340 – (May 2016)

(POSTED May 20)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Sussex County

Sussex

Director of Finance

The County of Sussex Virginia is seeking a Director of Finance to serve as its chief accounting and financial officer.  The County operates under a six person Board of Supervisors. Sussex County is centrally located approximately sixty (60) miles west of Hampton Roads, Virginia and sixty (60) miles southeast of Richmond.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field with advanced degree is preferred. Experience should include six (6) to nine (9) years progressive managerial accounting, preferably in a governmental setting, including at least three (3) to five (5) years of senior accounting and finance. Some of the duties include organizing and directing the annual audit and the preparation of annual financial statements; helping with the implementation of financial systems; overseeing the preparation and maintenance of financial records and statements and related reports; must attend all meeting of the Board of Supervisors; preparing revenue forecasts and expenditure projections; budget development, preparation of request for proposals and invitation for bids; oversees procurement for the County. The position as part of the County’s Management team, reports directly to the County Administrator and is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the Finance Department, which consists of Accounts Payable and Payroll. Must be experienced with the AS400 Accounting System.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, Virginia State application (Form DPT Form 10-012, Rev.10/99) and professional references to Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator, County of Sussex, Post Office Box 1397, Sussex VA 23884 or via email to sricks@sussexcountyva.gov. If mailing or hand delivering your documents, please note “CONFIDENTIAL” TO BE OPENED BY ADDRESSEE ONLY on the envelope.

The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package.  Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Position requires a criminal background check and valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.  Requests for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. Salary Range: $65,801 to $72,800.00 annually.

POSITION OPENED UNTIL FILLED.

(POSTED May 20)

 

TAX AUDITOR II
Arlington County

Arlington

TAX AUDITOR II
Business Tax Division

Salary Range:          47,881.60 – 77,792.00 Annually
Job Type:  Full-Time
Work Location:  2100 Clarendon Blvd., Ste. 200 Arlington, Virginia
Office:  Commissioner of Revenue
Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Closing Date:  Open until filled

POSITION INFORMATION
This position is located in the Business Tax Division of the office of Commissioner of Revenue. The employee is responsible for coordinating and conducting private sector business license and business tangible property tax audits and auditing financial reports regarding miscellaneous taxes (bank franchise, transient occupancy, cigarette, short-term rental, and meals, food and beverage) to ensure tax compliance with current County and State statutes.

Specific duties of the position include:

• Coordinating and conducting financial tax audit investigations;
• Developing tax audit work plans and project timetables;
• Determining audit objective, scope, strategies, and procedures;
• Leading tax audits in field investigations;
• Reviewing financial reports from external consultants, banks, accountants, the Internal Revenue Service and  corporate attorneys;
• Interpreting and evaluating internal controls policies and procedures;
• Developing and preparing interim and final audit findings reports;
• Research and compiling background information and code references, and preparing responses to audit findings appeals;
• Serving as technical resource to staff in the resolution of complex inquiries;
• Assisting in analyzing proposals and recommendations to amendments to the County Board taxation ordinances and may propose State and County legislation/regulation;
• Assisting in conducting statistical analysis;
• Assisting customers in obtaining or renewing business licenses and explaining business tangible or miscellaneous custodial tax rules; and
• Performing other related duties as required including training.

The successful candidate must possess strong communications skills; be detail oriented, self-motivated, and well-organized; must be a problem solver with keen research skills and have the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects.  Must be a flexible team player and have the ability to independently exercise good professional judgement.

SELECTION CRITERIA
Minimum:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or related field, plus two years tax investigation/auditing experience in either a private, public or governmental environment.  Technical experience may be in the areas of business tax inspection, tax auditing or assessment or account monitoring and reconciliation in a related field.

Substitution:  Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:

1.Conducting financial tax audit investigations;
2.Assisting/preparing tax audit work plans;
3.Experience with federal, state and local business tax regulations;
4.Performing statistical analysis;
5.Certified Public Accountant;
6.Working with the legal structure of diverse business entities;
7.Working with federal government contracts;
8.Using Microsoft Office Suite; and/or
9.Financial regulatory compliance (filing company taxes; making decisions based on tax implications of those decisions).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator’s licenses from the applicant’s place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite.  If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide copy of the applicant’s official state/district driving record.  Any offer of employment is contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant’s driving record.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Office of Commissioner of Revenue
Attn: Mr. Otilio Sabillon
2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201
Or email to osabillon@arlingtonva.us.  Phone 703.228.3033

(POSTED May 20)

 

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & GIS
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Director of Information Technology & GIS

SALARY:  $5,998.42 – $9,597.50 Monthly         $71,981.00 – $115,170.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/18/16
CLOSING DATE: 06/26/16 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Under general direction, performs complex professional and administrative work in the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of information and telecommunications systems and related information resources operations. Responsible for IT infrastructure, networks, communications, telephone systems, websites, office automation systems, IT hardware and management of the portfolio of software systems and technical solutions across the enterprise. Reports to the County Administrator.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Develops, implements, and directs the information technology efforts for the county government, Constitutional offices, and other partners; advises the County Administrator and department managers on IT systems and functional capabilities, directs and supervises a centralized program of IT infrastructure; assists County offices in determining, defining and fulfilling data processing, records management, geographic information systems, and telecommunications needs; manages the design and improvement of existing technical processes; and analyzes new systems to determine feasibility and design efficiency; prepares cost estimates.
  2. Evaluates present hardware, software, and procedures in the data processing, records management, geographic information systems and telecommunications areas and initiates or recommends changes.
  3. Develops policies and procedures for the information resources function, including communications, records, and geographic information systems. Designs, coordinates, and evaluates training needs related to data processing, records management, geographic information systems, and communications.
  4. Manages large systems procurement in the data processing, records management, and telecommunications areas from needs assessment through RFI/RFP preparation, systems evaluation, and implementation.
  5. Plans, oversees, coordinates and directs the work of staff, including professional, technical and support employees; ensures employees receive orientation and proper training for assigned position; assists and advises employees as necessary, resolving problems as non-routine situations arise; and supervises personnel matters (selection of new hires, employee evaluations, disciplinary actions, scheduling, etc.).
  6. Develops and administers short and long range plans, as well as operating and capital budgets.
  7. Serves as County liaison for local and state information technology planning, including consultations for organizations; consults with and forms plans with adjacent local governments on issues of mutual interest in information technology; maintains an active role in community issues related to local government application of information technology.
  8. Receives and directs response to emergency calls for LAN, WAN, and enhanced 911 systems; performs public relations work related to a variety of projects.
  9. Attends public hearings, budget meetings or Board meetings, as required.
  10. Receives and responds to citizen inquiries and complaints.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Public Administration or related field of study.

Six (6) to nine (9) years of progressively responsible supervisory level experience in information technology, five (5) years of which must have been in a management capacity.

Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Experience with Cognos Business Intelligence and/or Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid driver’s license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards.

Additional preferred certifications include: Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Cisco Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA/CCNP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and/or Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

A cover letter and resume, and at least 3 professional references must be submitted with the on-line application in order to be considered.

EMPLOYEE UTILIZATION IN ADVERSE WEATHER AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
All Gloucester County employees are subject to being assigned to specific positions and tasks during a “Declared Emergency” as support personnel, by the County Administrator, the Emergency Management Director, or the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Once assigned, this would be the same as a regular work assignment and all policies and procedures for duty assignments apply. (Please see Gloucester County Administrative Policy 101.1 – Employee Utilization in Adverse Weather and Emergency Conditions.)

For a complete description and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.gloucesterva.jobs.

(POSTED May 19)

 

 

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Brunswick County

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Director of Planning

Brunswick County is accepting applications for the position of Director of Planning.  Under the direction of the Assistant County Administrator, performs professional and supervisory work in directing activities of the Department of Planning. Plans, manages, and oversees the planning functions of the County, including, but not limited to, serving as Zoning Administrator and Subdivision Agent; reviewing and approving zoning permit applications, subdivision plats, erosion and sediment control plans and permits, site plans, and other related documents or materials; performing on-site inspections for compliance with County ordinances and regulations, enforcing County zoning, subdivision, and other development regulations and resolving violations thereof.

Bachelor’s degree with coursework in urban studies, planning or a related field and extensive (at least four years) experience in professional planning preferably in local government, including considerable experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred.

A complete job description is available on the Brunswick County website www.brunswickco.com.

Please submit application and resume to the
Human Resources Coordinator
228 North Main Street, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 399
Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

Telephone: 434.848.3107 or toll free 1.800.848.3199

This position will be open until filled.

Brunswick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED May 19)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER
Fauquier County

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Environmental Planner

The Fauquier County Department of Community Development is seeking an experienced planner to fill the position of Environmental Planner. The Environmental Planner is a Senior Planner level position residing within the Planning Division. The Planning Division is responsible for: legislative case management; comprehensive planning and implementation including transportation, environmental and historic resource planning and implementation; as well as other studies and analyses relevant to the County’s future development.

The Environmental Planner will, with limited supervision, develop, coordinate and/or implement environmental planning programs and the County’s water resources management program. This will involve the development of plans, reports, procedures and monitoring of various aspects pertaining to the County’s environmental well-being. The Planner will be expected to represent the County as an advisor on various committees and boards. Additionally, the Planner will review and manage land development cases with significant environmental impacts.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning or closely related field or a combination of coursework and experience equivalent thereof, with a Master’s degree preferred, with at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in planning and/or environmental work. The successful applicant will be a results oriented professional with keen analytical problem-solving skills. Position also requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Experience in local government preferred.

Minimum starting salary is $54,678 with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must submit an online Fauquier County classified application, available on the County’s website at www.fauquiercounty.gov.

 Position is open until filled.

For assistance with the online application call the Human Resources Department at 540.422.8300. Please direct specific position-related questions to Holly Meade, Chief of Planning at 540-422-8210 or email holly.meade@fauquiercounty.gov.

 EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED May 19)

 

JAIL SUPERINTENDENT
Rappahannock Regional Jail Authority

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Jail Superintendent

The Rappahannock Regional Jail Authority is accepting applications for the position of jail superintendent.  To be considered as an applicant, candidates should have management experience in law enforcement, corrections, or general government administration.  The ideal candidate must possess well developed leadership and management skills and communication skills.  The position requires effective decision-making, sound fiscal and budgetary skills, and the ability to supervise employees effectively.

The Rappahannock Regional Jail Authority is located in Stafford County, Virginia and serves the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania and King George and the City of Fredericksburg.   The jail holds on an average 1,300 inmates.   The Jail is governed by a twelve member board consisting of representatives from the four jurisdictions.  The successful candidate will receive a compensation and benefits package that is commensurate with the candidate’s experience and education.

Persons interested in applying for the position should send a resume and cover letter to
Stafford County Sheriff’s Office
Professional Standards Unit
1st Lt. M. David Roderick, Jr.
P.O. Box 189
Stafford, Virginia 22555
or email to MRoderick@staffordcountyva.gov

Applications must be received no later than Friday, June 3.

The Rappahannock Regional Jail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED May 18)

 

BUDGET MANAGER
Roanoke County

Roanoke

Budget Manager

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs difficult professional and administrative work related to significant aspects of the financial and organizational operations of the County. Performs a variety of complex financial tasks. Operates as part of a team of Budget and Finance professionals that involves project management accountability and detailed research and analysis in a variety of financial areas; responsible for planning, organizing and facilitating project assignments from beginning to end with minimal supervision. Supervision may be exercised over other staff members on a project basis. Reports to the Director of Management and Budget. Performs other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• System Manager responsibilities for maintenance and operation of budgeting module of client-server based financial package that includes Personnel budgeting, data maintenance, and report writing.

• High visibility in team environment, Board of Supervisor meetings, and public forums.

• Conducts complex financial research and evaluation, including developing and refining models for monthly, quarterly, yearly, and long-range revenue and expenditure projections.

• Acts as liaison and provides front-line financial consulting services to department heads and/or appropriate departmental staff concerning personnel, operational, or capital requirements relating to budget.

• Reviews budget requests and communicates budget issues to senior management.

• Identifies non-routine budget transactions and recommends appropriate action.

• Assists the Director of Management and Budget with all aspects of the annual operating budget preparation cycle and Capital Improvement Program.

• Attends and participates in County departmental staff meetings to assist department and assistant department heads in developing, presenting, and amending their budgets.

• Assists with establishing administrative budgetary standards, policies and procedures.

• Prepares numerous presentations and documents for both internal and external use that conveys complex financial and budgetary information in a useful manner

• Utilizes sophisticated software in developing analyses and presentations from the Office of Management and Budget to the County Administrator and the Board of Supervisors.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary range– $52,951.00 to $75,312.00

Deadline to apply is June 5, 2016.

For full position description and to apply.

(POSTED May 17)

 

SPECIAL PROJECT COORDINATOR
James City County

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Special Project Coordinator

$38,146/year or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

Williamsburg Regional Library is seeking a Special Projects Coordinator to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of projects for all library divisions.

Responsibilities: Assists in implementing and evaluating the library’s communication plan; Updates and maintains the library’s website and social media sites; Assists in proofreading, researching, compiling, analyzing, tracking, and maintaining information for reports, statistics, inventories, and special projects; Coordinates and prepares written and graphic materials, presentations, and reports for production and distribution of promotional materials; Develops templates for publications and assists in training staff in their use; Collaborates with library administrators, division directors, managers, officers and other staff to support project needs.

Requirements: Must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, or a closely related field; Must have knowledge of marketing principles, public relations, and media relations; and principles and processes for providing customer service; Must possess strong written and verbal communication is necessary including accurate copyediting and proofreading, and the use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite; Some work experience in writing and editing publications, marketing, media relations, or communications; Training experience preferred.

Accepting applications until position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 16)

 

ADULT SERVICES ASSISTANT
James City County

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Adult Services Assistant

$11.04/hour + part-time benefits

James City County Library and the Williamsburg Library seek an enthusiastic individual to perform responsible work supporting the activities of the Adult Services Division.

Responsibilities: Provide administrative support to the adult services division and computer class instructors; Create and maintain internet and/or intranet web pages or other informative sections for the staff and public; Assists with: interlibrary loans; coordinating collection development projects such as weeding, trace/lost reports, and checking journals, catalogs, and bibliographies for library holdings; and, training and coordinating projects for designated volunteers; Performs administrative tasks such as typing updates for the division’s policies and procedures or maintaining spreadsheets of the division’s statistics; uses excellent written and verbal communications skills to produce memos and procedures; May field division telephone calls, answer routine questions, and route others to the appropriate division or individual.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; some college and/or public library experience preferred; Some computer experience, including word processing; Must have accuracy and efficiency in clerical skills and the ability to work independently and maintain effective working relationships; Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record; Post offer criminal history/sex offender and driving record checks will be conducted.

Accepting applications until position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 16)

 

PARK RANGER
James City County

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Park Ranger

$12.76/hour or higher DOQ (no benefits); Part-time, temporary

James City County Parks and Recreation seeks a Park Ranger to perform responsible, service maintenance work overseeing visitor management and safety, resource management, park operations, facility management, and law enforcement at various County parks, recreation, and watershed properties.

Responsibilities: Enforce County and State laws at all County parks by patrolling to ensure guest safety using a vehicle to observe for violations of County ordinances, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order; Educate and assist the general public about parks; Assist with special events and maintaining park cleanliness; perform minor repair and maintenance to equipment, grounds, and any park structures; secure park buildings and gates as needed.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; considerable knowledge of James City County park ordinances, rules, and regulations; some customer service experience preferred; Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria; Must possess Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DJCS) Firearm Certificate; Must complete and obtain DCJS certification for Armed Special Conservator of the Peace within 3 months of hire.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm (EST) 05/27/2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 16)

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLANNER P/T
Louisa County

Louisa

PART-TIME COMPREHENSIVE PLANNER
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Summary:
Reporting directly to the Director of Community Development, the part-time Comprehensive Planner performs professional work assisting in the long-range planning activities of the Community Development Department.  Responsibilities include assistance with neighborhood planning, transportation planning, and support of top Board of Supervisors priorities. He/she must exercise tact and courtesy and a business friendly attitude while providing high quality service, direction and assistance to customers, visitors, developers, property owners and the general public by efficiently answering questions, and providing information in a timely manner regarding departmental policies and procedures. Employee must also exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing assigned tasks.

Essential Functions of the Position:

• Coordinates the preparation, analyses, and review of long-range plans, special projects and studies to include the County Comprehensive Plan.
• Conducts research pertaining to orderly growth and efficient administration of municipal resources, and provides recommendations on comprehensive planning issues.
• Develops projections pertaining to future population, employment, traffic, and provision of government services.
• Provides a variety of public relations duties such as explaining departmental policies and procedures by working on a daily basis with developers, property owners and the general public to provide them with information and assistance.
• Prepares and presents staff reports at public hearings of the Planning Commission/associated committees, and Board of Supervisors meetings, as needed.
• Prepares and presents plan revisions; providing basic planning assistance to the public and county departments.
• Prepares resolutions based on decisions by the Planning Commission that are forwarded to County Administration for action by the Board of Supervisors, as needed.
• Works directly with members of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to provide additional information and insight to planning issues.
• Coordinates, prepares, and organizes materials, agendas, and minutes for public meetings and acts as staff liaison to various committees, the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.
• Assists with the preparation of yearly and special reports for the Board and Planning Commission with statistical analysis of department activities; gathers information and analyzes data.
• Inputs, updates and retrieves information relating to the department’s needs, resources and assignments for a variety of purposes such as comprehensive analysis of activities or permitting to identify shifting development dynamics.
• Interprets maps to provide analysis of land uses and strategic planning and assists in the coordination of updating county land use maps.
• Performs field inspections, as required.
• Coordinates and distributes a variety of information using multimedia such as census tracts, FEMA map, statistical, population and housing information.
• Works with the County Geographic Information System and Real Estate Assessment records to retrieve data to prepare maps for use in presentations by various departments and county agencies.

Additional Functions:

• Maintains a variety of records and files pertaining to the department.
• Performs other related work as required.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 

• Considerable knowledge of the principals, practices, and applications of planning as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Comprehensive Planner.
• Ability to analyze, systematically compile, and manipulate technical and statistical information, including interpretation of maps, and to prepare reports and plans, ability to prepare and present information clearly and in an interesting manner to lay groups and the public.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with all levels of County government and public officials by exercising tact and diplomacy and displaying a professional demeanor at all times.
• Demonstrated ability to provide the highest level of customer service and a business friendly approach.
• Ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to exercise solid time management skills, along with a proven ability to exercise sound professional judgment to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Strong organizational skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written skills; excellent public speaking and presentation skills to communicate to groups concerning planning projects and land use issues.
• Ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, mapping, geographical information system (GIS), and other software programs.

Education, Experience and Training:

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), in planning, geography/GIS, political science/public administration, architecture, or related field, or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Working Conditions:

Environmental: Work is typically performed in an indoor setting. The department is currently open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  This position will require a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the Department and the County to include evening, weekend and occasional holiday hours.

Physical Effort: Light to moderate work, exerting up to 10-15 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Hazards: Employee is subject to both inside and outside conditions: activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.

Special Conditions or Requirements:

• Must be willing to submit to a criminal background and Motor Vehicles check.
• Must consent to drug testing consistent with Louisa County’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
• Must maintain a driving record consistent with insurance industry standards in order to drive a County vehicle.
• Twelve (12) month probationary period; six (6) month probationary period if an internal candidate is selected.

Disclaimer:

This information is of a general nature, and is not intended to be a comprehensive description of each and every duty. This position is also responsible for performing other duties as assigned.

The position is Open until filled. Send resumes and applications to HR@louisa.org. Applications can be obtained at www.louisacounty.com

(POSTED May 16)

 

MANAGEMENT/POLICY ANALYST
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Management/Policy Analyst
Office of the County Executive

Exempt, Benefits-Eligible, VRS-Eligible, Pay Grade 15

The Management/Policy Analyst performs difficult and complex professional and administrative work as an analyst for the County Executive Office(s). Incumbent is assigned specific program or project responsibility; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant County Executive, with project tasks performed under the direction of the appropriate department director or supervisor.

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

• Possesses the ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with a diverse array of stakeholders including the Board of Supervisors, senior county managers, community representatives and the general public;

• Demonstrates experience with balancing competing priorities from internal and external customers along with a significant workload;

• Has a strong dedication to exceptional public service and enthusiasm for the role of local government;

• Exercises strong Emotional Intelligence with excellent teamwork skills in resolving conflict, decision-making and problem-solving;

• Able to synthesize complex issues and data points into clear, comprehensible reports;

• Exhibits behavior consistent with the mission, vision and values of the County.

SALARY:  Hiring Range: $44,578 – $53,494/annual equivalent based on experience, education and internal equity.

Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Open Until Filled (this posting will remain open for a minimum of 10 days)

For full job posting and application click here

EOE/EEO

(POSTED May 16)

 

DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY
Goochland County

Goochland

DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

The Goochland County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney to perform complex tasks in prosecuting traffic, misdemeanor and felony matters before Circuit, General District, Juvenile and/or Domestic Relations Courts.

Responsibilities include preparing cases to be tried in court, preparing briefs, interviewing parties related to cases, conducting cases in court, including examinations, cross-examinations and summaries.  Knowledge of federal, state and governmental law, including criminal law and procedures, required.  Knowledge of county laws/ordinances preferred.  Familiarity with appellate pleadings and procedures essential.  Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, law enforcement, and the general public.  Good research skills required.  Must be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.  Juris Doctorate degree required with a minimum of two (2) years prosecuting cases preferred.  Experience with drug and felony cases involving forensic analysis preferred, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.  This is a full-time position with benefits, serving at the pleasure of the Goochland Commonwealth’s Attorney.  The hiring range is $86,124 – $100,600, depending on experience.  Background check and pre-employment drug screen required.

A cover letter, resume and application must be submitted for consideration and may be found under the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Employment Opportunities page at www.goochlandva.us/231/Employment-Opportunities.

Applications must be submitted to
D. Michael Caudill, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney
P.O. Box 195
Goochland, VA 23063
by May 31, 2016.

EOE.

(POSTED May 13)

 

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Fauquier County

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Director of Social Services

Fauquier County Government is currently seeking qualified and enthusiastic candidates for the position of Director of Social Services.

Responsibilities include assessing, planning and directing all social service and public assistance programs; coordinating work with other human service and other County agencies; maintaining records and files; preparing reports.

Candidates should possess a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and methods of administration, including planning, directing and personnel and fiscal management; comprehensive knowledge of human behavior essential to working effectively with individuals and groups; comprehensive knowledge of current social, economic, legal and health problems associated with program activities; comprehensive knowledge of public welfare policies and programs, and the laws upon which they are based; ability to plan, organize and direct a large staff of professional and nonprofessional employees; ability to plan and execute effective in-service training and staff development programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Candidates should also possess any combination of education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Social Work supplemented by a Master’s degree and extensive responsible program administration experience. Must possess a valid VA driver’s license.

Starting salary range is $84,805 – $135,681 with an excellent benefits package.

For more information or to submit your application please visit https://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov .

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED May 13)

 

PARK TECHNICIAN
Frederick County

Frederick

PARK TECHNICIAN
Parks & Recreation

The successful applicant:

• Performs responsible work in the supervising and performing of building and mechanical maintenance duties;

• Operates the department’s vehicles and equipment performing special projects;

• Performs carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical and mechanical tasks;

• Supervises skilled and semi-skilled workers in the performance of building and grounds maintenance tasks;

• Keeps department supplied with necessary cleaning supplies, repair and maintenance supplies and equipment;

• Opens and secures park and facilities as required;

• May work days, evenings, nights, or weekends as weather and field parameters dictate;

• Checks prices and quality of materials purchased in conformity of needs;

• Keeps records of incoming and outgoing stock;

• Maintains and repairs maintenance equipment and vehicles;

• Maintains and repairs swimming pool equipment;

• Keeps records of all work performed, time and materials spent and equipment utilized;

• Maintains control records on non-expendable County property;

• Supervises part-time labor;

• Maintains playground and park amenities.

Attributes for the position:

• Graduation from High School or Vocational School;

• Possess valid driver’s license;

• Extensive experience in facilities and equipment maintenance operations work or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities;

• Thorough technical knowledge and use of building maintenance practices, swimming pool maintenance, equipment and vehicle maintenance practices, materials and tools;

• Thorough knowledge and use of occupational hazards and safety precautions;

• Ability to train and supervise subordinate personnel;

• Ability to prepare detailed reports;

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and communicate well with the general public;

• Ability to obtain a Certified Playground Safety Inspector License and a Certified Pool Operators License.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Full Time Position; Salary Range: $29,500 – $47,100.

• General County Application with resume must be submitted.

• Position is Open Until Filled

 County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance

• Paid Life Insurance

• Virginia Retirement System

• Paid Time Off

• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED May 12)

 

PRINCIPAL PLANNER-TRANSPORTATION
Albemarle County

Albemarle

PRINCIPAL PLANNER – TRANSPORTATION

 

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as the Principal Planner – Transportation The Principal Planner – Transportation position undertakes assignments related to a full range of project management responsibilities in the Department. Primary functions include multi-modal transportation planning and priority setting; liaison with neighborhood and community interests regarding transportation issues and program development; identification and costing of projects for inclusion in VDOT/MPO transportation improvement programs, the County’s CIP and transit budgeting; coordination with various transportation providers in implementing projects; and, assistance with development review as pertains to providing for transportation improvements consistent with plans/priorities. This position assists the Director and/or their supervisor in the management of policies of the Comprehensive Plan and/or the development review process.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university, supplemented by a master’s degree in urban planning regional planning, civil engineer, or related, and a minimum of three years experience in professional planning work. Experience working with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) programs and procedures, elected officials and neighborhoods preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The hiring salary range for this position is $55,058 – $72,465 with excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options and VRS retirement. This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply through Albemarle County’s online application system to be considered. This position is open until filled. Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered.

 

EEO/EOE

  

Albemarle County boasts an excellent school system, low taxes, low crime and unemployment rates, a skilled and educated workforce, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities. Albemarle County surrounds the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia

(POSTED May 11)

 

ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
City of Williamsburg

CityOfWilliamsburg

Assistant City Manager

The City of Williamsburg, Virginia (14,068), a prominent, strategically located, independent city known worldwide for its preservation of the founding history of the United States, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the City’s next Assistant City Manager.

The City operates under a charter which establishes the City as a Council-Manager form of government, with the City Manager serving as the chief of the executive branch. The Assistant City Manager is responsible for supporting the City Manager by completing complex executive and administrative tasks, duties and responsibilities including performing policy analysis, supervisory oversight, special projects and serving as Williamsburg’s Acting City Manager in the absence of the City Manager. The City provides a full range of services to its residents and visitors and operates with a Fiscal Year 2016 total budget of $56 million and staff of 191 personnel.

The position requires a widely experienced, well-rounded professional to work creatively with the City Manager to realize the City’s vision. Competitive candidates will possess a master’s degree with coursework in public administration, business, political science, or related field. In addition, progressively responsible management experience as a Deputy or Assistant Manager in a comparably sized, well-recognized community, business or non-profit organization with a wide range of duties with various departments is required. Past experience should exhibit a high level of interest and successful achievement in areas that include working effectively with a team, economic and community development and working on special projects. It is desired that candidates have a broad knowledge of policy and practices of public administration and business management as well as a demonstrated ability to create and present reports. The individual should also be able to work creatively and independently and possess strong analytical skills. It is essential that the candidate have the ability to promote effective and positive relations with the media, the public, other governments, the business community, City Council members and City staff. Status as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is also desired.

A full profile describing the City and the Assistant City Manager’s position may be found at http://www.williamsburgva.gov/ or on our webpage, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

The City offers a salary which is competitive in the region and is negotiable based on the chosen candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, paid time off, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the City.

The application deadline is June 2, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the City. The City will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Williamsburg in June 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

The City of Williamsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

(POSTED May 10)

 

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance

HRMFFA

Deputy Executive Director
Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance

Background
Hampton Roads’ economic health is highly dependent on the Federal government, with the military in particular accounting for over 40% of the Region’s economy. These Federal assets are distributed throughout the Region – and their impacts are felt in every locality.

The nation’s defense posture and Federal budgets are dynamic and continually changing. A key to maintaining the health of our economy is constant vigilance, paying close attention to Federal needs and trends, proactively positioning the Region to influence, adapt and embrace these changes.

The Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance (HRMFFA) helps to preserve and expand Federal facilities, linking associated businesses and other similar assets in the 13 cities and counties of Hampton Roads through the proactive development of relationships, data analysis, and strategic planning and execution in order to be the national Region of choice for hosting Federal assets of every type.

Constituent Localities: Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Wiliamsburg, Newport News, Isle of Wight County, Norfolk, James City County, Poquoson, York County, Portsmouth

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance and direction of the HRMFFA Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director shall accomplish the following duties and responsibilities:

      • Serve as advisor on critical military and Federal facility matters.
      • Manage state and Federal lobbying and consulting contracts for HRMFFA.
      • Develop a long-range strategic plan to optimize the Federal presence in the Region. This plan will include likely future Federal budgets; needed Federal legislation; and clear actions that can be taken at the local, regional and state level to optimize partnerships with current and future Federal facilities.
      • Other duties as deemed necessary or as assigned by the Executive Director.

Goals

      • Enhance and expand existing relationships among the Hampton Roads elected leaders, business community, educational and academic institutions, Federally operated or sponsored facilities, and the military to enhance their economic value to the region.
      • Promote and advance an understanding and appreciation at the Commonwealth level for Federal activities as a major economic driver.
      • Continually shape and market Regional attributes so as to be attractive to Federal installations of every type.

The Deputy Executive Director will possess the following attributes:

      • Knowledge of Federal budget process, Federal organizational structure and Congressional structure and functions.
      • Understanding of Federal issues as they relate to Hampton Roads.
      • Experience in successfully administering a significant Federal lobbying or consulting contract.
      • Sufficient stature and background to inspire credibility within the Pentagon and other Federal agencies and Congress.
      • Demonstrated ability and aptitude to professionally collaborate with elected officials at local, Commonwealth and Federal levels.

In addition, it would be desirable for the Deputy Executive Director to have existing relationships (Federal, Commonwealth and local) within the Region and an understanding of local government processes in Virginia.

Education & Experience
Minimum of BS or BA degree from an accredited institution(s). Senior military and/or Federal Executive Service/senior Civil Service experience highly desirable.

Compensation
To be determined based on qualifications.

Send cover letter and resume to Craig R. Quigley at cquigley@hrmffa.org

Closing date is June 3, 2016

(POSTED May 9)

 

FINANCE OFFICER/TOWN TREASURER
Town of Gordonsville

Town of Gordonsville

FINANCE OFFICER/TOWN TREASURER

THE TOWN OF GORDONSVILLE, VIRGINIA is currently accepting applications for a Finance Officer/Town Treasurer. Salary $50,171 – $65,461. This position has been adapted to meet the needs of a growing community and advancing organization.  The ideal candidate should have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or related field and extensive experience in public or private finance administration. Experience in Virginia local government finance/accounting and supervisory experience are preferred. Prior experience should include day-to-day accounting functions, development and successful implementation of annual budgets, use of automated accounting systems, financial forecasting, capital improvement plan development, financial policy development, customer service programs, and employee benefits coordination. Willingness to work in a team oriented environment, successful use of technology to enhance financial performance, communication with elected officials, citizens and staff, and history of stable tenure are important considerations.

The Town of Gordonsville offers a solid benefits package and an excellent working environment in a picturesque small Town located in Virginia’s Piedmont.

Please submit an application packet (cover letter, resume and town employment application) to:
Deborah S. Kendall, Town Manager
Town of Gordonsville
Post Office Box 276
Gordonsville, Virginia 22942.
Application packets must be received by COB on Friday, June 3, 2016.
For inquiries please e-mail the Town Manager’s Office at dkendall@gordonsville.org
or telephone at 540.832.2233.

A position job description and employment application are available on the town’s website at www.townofgordonsville.org.

(POSTED May 9)

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
City of Poquoson

City of Poquoson

Executive Director of Finance
This position is X  exempt or __ non-exempt

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The director is responsible for financial operations. As such, the executive director is responsible for the proper accounting and reporting of financial activities, preparation, and management of the operating budget and capital improvement plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in accounting, CPA, MBA, SFO preferred with a minimum of 3 years of financial administrative experience in a public agency or any equivalent combination of experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      • Thorough knowledge of accounting methods and techniques applicable to business and finance
      • Thorough knowledge of the principles of budget development and administration of financial and business management systems
      • Thorough understanding of the state and local government’s budget process
      • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted principles of governmental accounting and budgeting systems
      • Considerable knowledge of management information systems and reporting
      • Complete understanding of the principles and practices of public procurement and risk management
      • Skill to manage/lead staff
      • Ability to direct a variety of accounting and budgetary activities
      • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing
      • Ability to work successfully with department heads and other public officials

GENERAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Oversees accounting functions including auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital asset, property management, and payroll in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, School Board policies and procedures, and all other applicable rules and guidelines
      • Prepares the annual financial plan
      • Establishes and maintains a system of accounts to ensure that allocations are accurate, revenues and expenses are properly recorded, expenses are within budget limits and fiscal practices are followed
      • Analyzes a variety of financial information (e.g. revenues, expenditures, cash management, cost projections, insurance, etc.) for the purpose of providing direction and support, making recommendations, maximizing use of funds, and ensuring overall operations are within budget
      • Oversees the Health, Dental, and Tax Sheltered Annuity Programs
      • Presents monthly financial update to the School Board
      • Advise and assist in procurement activities for the division
      • Ensures that the Board and division superintendent carry adequate insurance and understand the terms, conditions and limitations of the coverage
      • Oversees grant and contract management and coordinates with legal advisors to finalize agreement terms; monitors contracts and maintains contract documentation
      • Assists in the development of long-term organizational goals and objectives and division policies and procedures
      • Establishes plans to achieve School Board goals
      • Communicates effectively with multiple audiences
      • Facilitates the effective day-to-day operation of the finance department and prepares records for audit
      • Prepares a variety of periodic and special financial and statistical reports to include but not limited to: Annual School Financial, Per Pupil Cost, Maintenance of Effort, Required Local Effort reports
      • Establishes good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with City staff community groups, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the division’s goals

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary according to School Board Pay Plan and contract length 12 months

REPORTS TO: Division Superintendent

EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of administrative personnel.

APPROVED BY SUPERINTENDENT: April 2016

Apply online at http://www.poquoson.k12.va.us

If you have questions contact Debbie Bunting, Human Resources Coordinator by phone at 757.868.3055 or by email at debbie.bunting@poquoson.k12.va.us

Thank you for your interest!

(POSTED May 9)

 

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
James City County

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Development Management Assistant

$30,685/year or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City County Planning Division seeks an energetic individual to conduct responsible technical work and administrative tasks for the department. Many assignments will require initiative to complete and generally follow set procedures and routines while some will involve more difficult components. Responsibilities: Assists the public and applicants with questions concerning property information, zoning, land use, site plan review procedures, and status of land development applications; Intakes and processes planning related development applications.

Performs technical and statistical research and analyses for development review and comprehensive planning activities. Assists staff with gathering data and preparing reports, presentations, and displays; compiles minutes, staff reports, and attachments for the Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors, and necessary County officials. Gathers and compiles land use, zoning, socioeconomic, marketing and other data, and prepares appropriate reports and displays, as needed. Serves as Planning Division’s office manager; develops and administers operating records, coordinates activities with other sections within division and outside agencies and departments, as appropriate, and provides general administrative support for the division.  Requirements: Requires any equivalent combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s Degree in planning, public administration, applied computer science, business or related area; and, some experience in planning, customer service, clerical support or related field. Must have considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures. Some knowledge of drafting principles, practices, techniques, and equipment, and GIS systems and related software. Ability to conduct research, data collection, statistical analysis, and formulate conclusions and recommendations.  Assemble and organize data and prepare reports from such records.

Accepting application until 11:59 pm (EST) 05/20/2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 9)

 

CONSTRUCTION PLANS EXAMINER
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas

CONSTRUCTION PLANS EXAMINER                   Salary range: $55,016 – $90,771

The Community Development Department is seeking an energetic candidate looking for an opportunity that provides excellent growth potential.  The individual will process and review building and site plans to ensure compliance with local, state and federal codes and ordinances including but not limited to the Uniform Statewide Building Code.  Plan review responsibilities encompass all trades for both commercial and residential projects to include building, structural, plumbing, mechanical and electrical.  The position also requires the performance of building and trade inspections on an as needed basis.  This position coordinates with architects, contractors, engineers, homeowners and others to ensure a smooth plan review and permit process.

Hiring Range for this position is: $55,016.00 – $72,883.20 

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field; supplemented by three (3) years of experience in building inspection, plan review, permitting or building code enforcement;  or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must obtain and maintain the following certifications:  Combination Commercial & Residential Plan Reviewer and Inspector; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City.  Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Not all certifications are prerequisites of hire and salary increases are possible as certifications are achieved.

Position shall be considered a technical assistant to the building official, and shall be required to maintain certifications by attending periodic maintenance training as designated by Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

TO APPLY, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs 

Position is Open Until Filled

EOE  M/F

(POSTED May 9)

 

RECREATION TECHNICIAN
Powhatan County

Powhatan

Recreation Technician
$11.25 per hour

Seasonal help needed for Powhatan County Parks and Recreation Division of Public Works.  This position is part time and involves primarily weekend and night hours to provide assistance for tournaments and seasonal activities, and will end on 11/30/16.  This position is not benefit eligible.

Duties include groundskeeping and field maintenance duties, to include dragging, raking, watering and lining fields in adverse temperatures and/or weather conditions.  Assists with administration of athletic activities and related scheduling tasks.  Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects.  Will require valid Va. Driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Work hours may include nights, weekends and holidays.

Applications may be picked up from the
County of Powhatan Administrative Office
3834 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
or online at www.powhatanva.gov.

Position is open until filledPowhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a Drug Free Workplace, and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply.

(POSTED May 9)

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS
Powhatan County

Powhatan

Director of Public Safety Communications

Powhatan County is accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the County’s newly created Director of Public Safety Communications. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or related field supplemented by extensive experience in emergency communications with considerable supervisory experience.  This position will manage the County’s Public Safety Radio System and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) projects, to include procurement and implementation.

This position performs highly responsible work for the overall administration of the Public Safety Communications Center (911 Dispatch), and ensures that the Center provides a high level and quality of service that enables the Sheriff, Fire, EMS and other Public Safety units to respond efficiently and effectively.

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate specific and successful experience of CAD Systems, dispatch systems and protocols, and interoperability as applied to law enforcement, fire and EMS in a rural/suburban context; have knowledge of state-of-the-art 9-1-1 systems and associated technologies, and an understanding of law enforcement, fire and EMS operations.

Salary negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, and sick leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance. Relocation allowance negotiable.

Submit completed County application, letter of application, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to:
Human Resources, County of Powhatan
3834 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
or email humanresources@powhatanva.gov.

Position open until filled.  Powhatan County applications can be obtained  from the County’s website at www.powhatanva.gov.

Powhatan County is a drug free workplace and an EOE. 

Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

(POSTED May 9)

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Powhatan County

Powhatan

Director of Community Development

Powhatan County is accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the County’s Director of Community Development This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, urban studies, public administration or related field (Master’s Degree preferred) and a minimum of five years in local government planning, including a minimum of three years supervisory experience. AICP certification is required.

This position performs highly responsible work for the overall management of the Department of Community Development, to include the planning, zoning, environmental, and building inspections functions of the County.

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate specific and successful experience in Comprehensive Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances, and other land-use issues (such as special planning districts, water and sewer policies, and transportation policies).  The ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on employee relations such as, but not limited to, team building, conflict resolution, and staff development of assigned personnel.

The position serves as the primary technical advisor to the County Administrator, the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors regarding land use issues, and ensures clear and accurate conveyance of this information to the general public.

Salary negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, and sick leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance. Relocation allowance negotiable.

Submit completed County application, letter of application, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to:
Human Resources, County of Powhatan
3834 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
or email humanresources@powhatanva.gov

Position open until filled.  Powhatan County applications can be obtained  from the County’s website at www.powhatanva.gov.

Powhatan County is a drug free workplace and an EOE.  Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply

(POSTED May 9)

 

SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST/BUDGET
Loudoun County

Loudoun

SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST/BUDGET

Loudoun County’s Department of Management and Budget (DMB) is seeking a detail-oriented, innovative, and analytical team player to become a core member of its team. DMB, which reports directly to the County Administrator, is a change agent for the County and guides departments through resource allocation and programmatic analysis to create a high-functioning local government organization.

An ideal Senior Management Analyst will share a passion for local government, prioritize problem solving and collaboration, and thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. DMB is responsible for the coordination and technical work in the preparation and presentation of the County’s annual Proposed and Adopted Budgets; advises and assists departments with financial management and policy development; provides training and consultation to departments in the area of budget, budget systems, and performance management; and guides departments through management analyses and program evaluations to improve the effectiveness of County programs.

The position is high-visibility and produces work products and recommendations that guide the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors on resource allocation decisions for the organization. The analyst acts as a subject matter expert for the financial and policy decisions and analysis for his/her assigned departments. The ideal candidate will have a team-oriented approach, strong analytical and writing skills, a proven record of excellent customer service, a desire to innovate, and a passion for local government. Incumbent is eligible for the County’s benefit package, which includes health, dental and vision insurance; enrollment in the Virginia Retirement System; matching contributions to deferred compensation plan; and annual and sick leave benefits. Loudoun County, Virginia, is located approximately 35 miles outside Washington, DC. Loudoun County plays a key role in the Northern Virginia region and participates in regional undertakings including those related to transportation and road infrastructure, parks, mental health, public safety, and economic development. Recognized as one of the fastest growing counties in the entire United States, Loudoun boasts a thrilling and diverse local economy that will continue to expand as the Metrorail Silver Line opens three new stations within the County over the next four years.

The County’s General Fund budget totals $1.4 billion for FY 2017 and is buoyed by strong residential and personal property values and sales tax and its backbone of nationally-recognized schools. Applicants should include information in the application that demonstrates how previous work, volunteer, and educational experience will make him or her the ideal Senior Management Analyst. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, or a related field with three years of directly related experience in budget, management analysis, performance management, or other related work experience. Experience in public budgeting is strongly preferred. This position requires thorough knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Oracle EBS and Hyperion is a plus and also strongly preferred. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a credit check, DMV and criminal background checks.

Hiring Range: $52,621-$76,784. Recruitment #16-A106-1154. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply.

EOE

(POSTED May 9)

 

WASTEWATER PUMPING ASSISTANT
James City County

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Wastewater Pumping Assistant

$26,540/year or higher; DOQ + Full-time County Benefits . The James City Service Authority is seeking applicants who are self-motivated and find satisfaction working within our wastewater collection facilities. Responsibilities: Assists with the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater pumping stations; Performs daily inspection, readings, calculations, and preventative maintenance of sewage pumping stations on assigned route; Tests and monitors operation of pumps and motors, start and exercise generators and fluid checks; Performs preventative maintenance within their route i.e., oil changes, fuel injection system services, electrical inspections, cooling system changes, and vibration and temperature analysis.

Requirements: Experience with wastewater facilities, or mechanical skills is preferred; Duties will be performed in all weather conditions and possibly under harsh environments at sewer pumping stations, and various field locations; Position requires climbing up and down ladders, into wet wells and manholes; Candidate must also possess the ability to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices. Must possess, or be able to obtain, a Valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria. Post offer physical exam with drug screening, pulmonary function test, and criminal history and sex offender checks required. Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 5)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR & DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Madison County

Madison

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR AND DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Madison County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Administrator & Director of Finance. Madison County is a rural community of approximately 13,350 residents located just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. The County operates with an annual gross budget of approximately $49.5 million and a total general government staff of 82 full time employees. Under limited supervision the individual selected will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the County Finance Office. This includes all aspects of governmental accounting, budget preparation and monitoring, as well as financial management and planning. Additional duties shall include human resources and personnel administration and management of grant funding and activities. In the absence of the County Administrator the individual selected will assume increased responsibility for all County operations.

This position requires extensive knowledge of local government operations as well as direct experience in local government finance. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business management, public administration or related field. Candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in local government finance. Additional information may be found at www.madisonco.virginia.gov or by calling the County Administrator’s Office at 540.948.7500.

Hiring range is $75,000 – $85,000 plus benefits depending on qualifications. This position will remain open until filled, with consideration of applications beginning on June 9, 2016. To be considered please submit a letter of interest, detailed resume outlining career accomplishments and a minimum of three (3) professional references to:

Daniel J. Campbell
Madison County Administrator
302 Thrift Road
P. O. Box 705
Madison, Virginia 22727

*Madison County is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

(POSTED May 5)

 

DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEY and/or SENIOR ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY
Albemarle County

Albemarle

DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEY and/or SENIOR ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

The County of Albemarle is seeking an attorney to join the County Attorney’s Office.  Applicants for the Deputy County Attorney should have: (1) a degree from an accredited law school and Virginia State Bar membership; (2) a minimum of ten years experience as a practicing attorney; (3) considerable experience or demonstrated knowledge in one or more areas in the practice of local government law; and (4) experience or demonstrated competency in conducting civil litigation.  Significant experience in land use law, litigation, and representing public bodies preferred.  Applications may also be considered for a Senior Assistant County Attorney Position. Senior Assistant applicants should meet qualifications 1, 3 and 4 above and have a minimum of six years experience. These positions afford substantial client agency responsibility under the general direction of the County Attorney and an excellent professional working environment in downtown Charlottesville.  Hiring Salary Range for Deputy County Attorney: $83,985 – $110,537; Hiring Salary Range for Senior Assistant County Attorney: $78,276 – $103,025.

DEADLINE:  May 31, 2016. 

APPLY: On-line application and complete job description; Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered.

EOE/Reasonable Accommodation on Request

(POSTED May 5)

 

CITIZEN CONVENIENCE SITE SUPERVISOR
Frederick County

Frederick

Citizen Convenience Site Supervisor
Landfill

Essential duties and responsibilities:

      • Responsible for the overall operation and upkeep of the Citizen Convenience Site at the Frederick County Landfill;
      • Enforces landfill regulations and safety rules at the facility;
      • Coordination, supervision and scheduling of staff and part-time help;
      • Responsible for policing and monitoring of acceptable and non-acceptable waste at the Convenience Site;
      • Responsible for special waste handling and storage;
      • Complete necessary documentation related to the operation of the Convenience Site including accidents, employee actions, public actions;
      • Provides training and information of new policy and procedures related to staff duties;
      • Assists with electronic weight scales and associated computer systems on an at needed basis;
      • Coordination and management of Household Hazardous Waste & E-Cycle Collection events;
      • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements Include:

      • Any combination of education or experience equivalent to High School diploma/GED;
      • Three years or more of direct supervisory/field experience in a similar environment;
      • Existing knowledge or ability to be trained in the rules and regulations governing the operations of both sanitary and construction debris landfills;
      • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the proper operation of varied maintenance equipment;
      • Ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 50 pounds;
      • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions;
      • Ability to establish and maintain working relationship with co-workers, and general public;
      • Ability to work in unfavorable weather conditions, emergency situations, and work flexible schedules, holidays/weekends and be dependable.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

      • General County Application with resume required;
      • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record;
      • Salary Range – $$36,800-$58,800, dependent on experience and/or qualifications.
      • Position is Open Until Filled

County benefits include:

      • Health and Dental Insurance
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Virginia Retirement System
      • Paid Time Off
      • Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED May 5)

 

REVENUE SPECIALIST OR SENIOR REVENUE SPECIALIST
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Revenue Specialist or Senior Revenue Specialist

SALARY: $2,183.92 – $2,453.92 Monthly
$26,207.00 – $29,447.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/02/16
CLOSING DATE: 05/20/16 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Revenue Specialist: Under general supervision, performs technical, clerical, and customer service duties in the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office by responding to inquiries from the general public, lawyers, and other interested parties regarding assessments. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments and handling public contact situations requiring considerable tact and courtesy. Reports to the Chief Deputy.

Senior Revenue Specialist: Under limited supervision, performs specialized technical, clerical, and public contact work in the discovery, analysis and processing of property assessments and state income and estimated tax returns. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments and handling public contact situations requiring considerable tact and courtesy. Reports to the Chief Deputy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Click on the links below to review the essential job functions and the entire job description:

Revenue Specialist
Senior Revenue Specialist

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Revenue Specialist: Possession of a high school diploma/GED. Minimum of three (3) years of closely related work experience, preferably involving assessment of personal property or State income tax.

Senior Revenue Specialist:  Associates Degree in Accounting, Technology or closely related field, supplemented by direct experience in local government handling the more difficult situations and/or taxpayers ensuring the appropriate resolve. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in governmental tax accounting work and/or closely related work in local government. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Employee must be available to work flexible hours, extended hours, and some weekends during deadlines and peak times.

To be considered for this position, online application must have the following:
A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.)

 

EMPLOYEE UTILIZATION IN ADVERSE WEATHER AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

All Gloucester County employees are subject to being assigned to specific positions and tasks during a “Declared Emergency” as support personnel, by the County Administrator, the Emergency Management Director, or the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).  Once assigned, this would be the same as a regular work assignment and all policies and procedures for duty assignments apply.  (Please see Gloucester County Administrative Policy 101.1 – Employee Utilization in Adverse Weather and Emergency Conditions.)

For a complete job description, visit our website: www.gloucesterva.jobs

(POSTED May 4)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Warsaw

Warsaw VA welcome 2014 (4) WBlog

Town Manager

The Town of Warsaw, Virginia (1,498), located on Virginia’s historic Northern Neck in Richmond County, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the Town’s next Town Manager. The Town Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town and is an ‘at-will’ employee appointed by the Council. Responsibilities of the Town Manager include developing the Town’s annual budget for Council review and approval, preparing Council agendas, overseeing Town departments and ensuring a high level of quality services are provided to the Town’s citizens. The Town operates with a Fiscal Year 2016 budget of $2,623,925 for all operations.
The salary for the position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, planning or a related field, with a master’s degree preferred. In addition, a minimum of five (5) years of senior management experience in a comparable local government or related organization is required. Significant experience working in public and/or private sector management in an organization of similar or greater complexity than the Town in both budget and staffing size is preferred. Candidates with private sector experience must demonstrate an understanding of municipal government and its challenges and may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Past local government experience of the candidate must show a high level of interest and successful achievement in areas that include economic and community development, redevelopment, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, understanding the needs and challenges of working in a small town setting, building Council and community consensus and dealing with human resources and budget issues.

For more detailed information on this position click here.

The application deadline is June 5, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town of Warsaw. The Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Warsaw during the month of June 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

The Town of Warsaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED May 3)

 

REENTRY COORDINATOR/PROBATION OFFICER
James City County

JamesCityNew

Reentry Coordinator/Probation Officer

$35,477/yr or DOQ + Full Time County Benefits

Colonial Community Corrections (CCC) division of James City County is seeking a responsible individual with the ability to make sound judgement and use discretion to supervise caseload of probationers in need of transitional services in accordance with Evidence Based Practices (EBP), supervision guidelines, and standards set by Colonial Community Corrections’ policies and procedures and the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Responsibilities:
Conduct interviews, assessments, and evaluations of inmates located in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail to determine appropriate level of client supervision and services required for appropriate transition back into the community. Develop and coordinate delivery of applicable client services with appropriate agencies. Facilitate Thinking for Change groups; serve on Reentry Council and other relevant teams and sub-committees; act as liaison between CCC and other collateral agencies. Provide and prepare oral and written progress reports as appropriate.

Requirements:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences, rehabilitation counseling, or related field and experience in adult probation, social services, criminal justice, or related field. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria. Considerable knowledge of theories and practices of social case work and reentry efforts. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain working effective working relationships with other professional groups within and outside local government agencies.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on April 17, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 3)

 

EEO OFFICER
City of Chesapeake

CityOfChesapeake

EEO Officer

The City of Chesapeake is seeking a strategic and collaborative leader to serve as an EEO Officer.

The ideal candidate will serve as a member of the department’s leadership team whose primary focus is: EEO, ADA, FML, employee relations, and absence management. The ideal candidate will also proactively work with departments to analyze issues and develop legally defensible options and programs to address concerns/issues; coordinate and direct program work activities with staff and vendors and ensures clear procedures and communications are in place.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field and six years of varied and responsible professional human resources experience emphasizing EEO, ADA, FML, absence management, performance management, discipline and grievance activities, including related programmatic and or supervisory responsibility.

Salary:  $62,145 – $73,000 DOQ.  We offer a competitive benefit package including annual and sick leave provisions, three health care options, dental insurance, group life insurance, and participation in the State retirement system.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.jobs.cityofchesapeake.net.  EOE

(POSTED May 3)

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

NVTA

Transportation Planner

REPORTS TO: Senior Transportation Planner

SALARY: Up to $90,000 (Depending on qualifications and experience)

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Support the development of updates and amendments to the region’s long-range transportation plan (currently TransAction 2040). This includes supporting project evaluation and public engagement activities, and coordination with members of the TransAction Subcommittee and the NVTA’s external consultants as needed. Support the establishment and use of in-house modelling capabilities.

•Support the development of the NVTA’s Six Year Program in collaboration with the Planning and Programming Committee (PPC). This includes soliciting and reviewing project applications, preparing reports for PPC meetings and drafting summary notes of PPC meetings.

•Monitor implementation of projects receiving NVTA funds with respect to approved project description, schedule and reimbursement requests. This may include review of requests for proposals by member jurisdictions and other agencies, development of a comprehensive project database, enhancement of online project reporting using interactive mapping and/or GIS, and development of a congestion trend monitoring program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in relevant field, e.g., transportation planning, transportation engineering (with transportation planning experience), public administration (with transportation planning experience), environmental science (with transportation planning experience). A minimum of six years related professional experience in metropolitan transportation planning is required. Master’s degree preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work will typically be performed in a quiet, office environment. Support to Authority (and potentially committee) meetings will be in a public meeting environment that may be crowded and sometimes noisy. Authority and committee meetings are often conducted during evening hours. Attendance at other regional evening meetings may be required. During periods of public engagement, evening and weekend work may be required.

FOR A COMPLETE POSITION DESCRIPTION

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Send resume and cover letter to recruitment@thenovaauthority.org. Cover letter should address salary history and requirements. First review of resumes will occur on May 23rd. Please note, this position becomes effective with the 2017 fiscal year of the Authority. Therefore, the earliest start date for compensation and employment purposes is July 1, 2016.

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability.

(POSTED May 3)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISOR
James City County

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Administrative Supervisor

$32,994/year or, higher DOQ + Full-County Benefits

James City County Social Services seeks a responsible candidate to perform high level administrative support work supervising assigned staff, handling sensitive or controversial matters, implementing policies, and assisting with daily operations.

Responsibilities: Supervises the selection, performance and work of assigned staff. Performs general support functions while providing guidance and training. Serves as department records manager by coordinating document destruction, monitoring purge deadlines and preparing appropriate reports. Supervises reception and telephone operations.  Ensures accuracy of personnel information in state and local human resources. Facilitate Random Moment Sampling process tracking worker efforts and completing updates as required. Supervise the Electronic Benefits over-the-counter SNAP card issuance process.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma supplemented by course work in a business education program or office administration; considerable experience in related administrative and supervisory work. Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria. Thorough knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment, and its application to the area of assignment. Ability to work independently, organized, multi-task and be proficient in time management.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on May 13, 2016.  Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED May 3)

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Albemarle County

Albemarle

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT / DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as the Assistant Director of Community Development / Director of Planning who has demonstrated superior ability leading and managing organizations with comparable characteristics and qualities. Join a dedicated team of principled public servants that are committed to the high performance organization model and achieving excellence through the practice of our core values of innovation, integrity, learning, and stewardship. The Director of Planning is responsible for all aspects of planning and development review in the Department of Community Development, while also ready to act as the Director of Community Development as needed. Albemarle County has a long history of thoughtful planning, resource protection, and community engagement. The Director of Planning is at the forefront of that work and must continually strive to improve that reputation.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major work urban and /or regional planning, supplemented by studies in architecture, sociology and related fields.   A master’s degree in urban and/or regional planning is strongly preferred.  Requires at least five years experience in professional planning and community engagement including a minimum of five years of supervisory experience.

For more information on Albemarle County and the position of Assistant Director of Community Development / Director of Planning, please see the Assistant Director of Community Development / Director of Planning Position Profile

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $78,276 – $127,773 with excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options and VRS retirement. This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply through Albemarle County’s online application system by Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered. Anticipated Start Date July 15, 2016.

EEO/EOE

Albemarle County boasts an excellent school system, low taxes, low crime and unemployment rates, a skilled and educated workforce, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities. Albemarle County surrounds the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia

(POSTED May 2)

 

APRIL 2016

 

SUPERVISING APPRAISER
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Supervising Appraiser
Department of Finance

Exempt, Pay Grade 18

The Supervising Appraiser supervises and leads a team of professional appraisers in the appraisal of all types of taxable and non-taxable real estate to be used as a basis for real estate tax assessments; ensures that the team meets applicable deadlines; responsible for ensuring quality control of team members work; consults and instructs team members regarding office policies and procedures and professional appraisal best practices; reviews assessments at the request of property owners to ensure equity, uniformity, and accuracy of annual reassessments; makes presentations to professional organizations to provide information on the appraisal process. Work is done under limited supervision by the Assistant County Assessor with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment.  Essential functions include and are not limited to the following:

      • Responsible for the supervision of the Appraisal staff to include: provides support for assessments of real property; prioritizes and assigns work, performance management, employee relations, training, special projects and related activities ;
      • Participates in the recruitment, hiring, promoting, and other personnel related activities. Works with other Division staff to ensure cross-training and work coverage.
      • Performs the most complex and highly specialized assessments of industrial, commercial and high end residential properties; reviews appraisals performed by staff for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with all state and local regulations thus ensuring quality control; conducts field inspections; takes measurements of buildings; collects data relative to the number of rooms, type of construction, age, and other statistics and conditions affecting values; analyzes statistics and data; and makes calculations and applies such data to appraisals of specific buildings. Refers to, interprets, and applies Virginia Code and local tax codes and regulations.
      • Collects data relative to land valuations; reviews plats, surveys and maps to determine land attributes and applies in appraising specific parcels of land; and reviews financial data related to the appraisal of real property; reviews building permits issued to appraise new construction, additions and alterations; and reviews and evaluates drawings and plans to determine quality of construction.
      • Interviews persons familiar with property; inspects property; searches public records for sales, leases, assessments, and other transactions to evaluate property and to determine proper value. Writes appraisal reports; develops and writes detailed reports and spreadsheets, summaries, correspondence, and position papers and makes presentations as required.
      • Counsels and/or educates the public providing technical advice and guidance regarding specialized tax programs administered by team members, such as the County’s Land Use Deferral Program.
      • Participates in the Board of Equalization hearing of appeals and requests for changes in valuations; may make reappraisals in connection with hearings. Supports appraisals in hearings and courts of record; meets with public to discuss appraisals on a professional basis.
      • Keeps abreast of local property trends and of modern appraisal methods and techniques.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Business Management, Economics or a closely related field and five years of experience in real estate appraisals to include high end residential, commercial and industrial appraisals with three years supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Completion of IAAO Course 101 Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal, Course 102 Income Approach to Valuation, Course 201 Appraisal of Land, Course 300 Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal, or combination of extensive education/knowledge and mass appraisal experience.

Thorough knowledge of the principals, practices, methods, and techniques of appraising and assessing real estate, building construction practices, techniques and procedures, to include understanding building construction plans and specifications for the purpose of ad valorem property mass appraisal. Ability to supervise, plan, assign work, schedule, train, coach, and evaluate assigned staff. Ability and experience in implementing principles and processes for providing excellent customer service to meet quality standards. Ability to communicate complex ideas, policies, standards, regulations, and proposals both in writing and orally to include preparation of reports. Strong analytical skills; ability to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and statistical applications; employ economic and accounting principles. Proficient in Microsoft office and other relevant software packages.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Regular and frequent work involves sitting in an office, work frequently involves performance of a more strenuous physical nature; such as (a) walking over rough or uneven surfaces, (b) bending, stooping, standing (c) working in a confined (motor vehicle) space, light lifting, and operation of a motor vehicle in adverse weather conditions with exposure to potentially severe or disabling injuries. Regular and frequent contacts made with all organizational levels(internally and externally) for the purpose of achieving organization goals and mission. Communication may: (a) not be cooperative, requires tact and discretion; and (b) may cover confidential, sensitive, or controversial material; and (c) reflect need to motivate, persuade, or influence individuals or groups.

SALARY:  Hiring Range: $55,058 – $72,465/annual equivalent/based on experience, education and internal equity.

Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until Filled
Please apply online at: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED April 29)

 

SENIOR PLANNER
Fluvanna County

Fluvanna

Senior Planner

The County of Fluvanna, VA is seeking an experienced Senior Planner.  This position performs professional work in the handling of a variety of assignments in the Planning and Development Department.

Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in planning and zoning, creativity, strong visionary skills, consensus building ability, and strong interpersonal skills.   Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning or related field, Master’s degree in planning preferred, and considerable experience in professional planning a must.  Work experience in planning or local government preferred.

Salary beginning at $45,024 ($21.65/hour).  Submit a County application, resume, cover letter, and references jobs@fluvannacounty.org. Position open until 5 PM, May 16, 2016.

Applications are available at the county website, www.fluvannacounty.org . EOE

(POSTED April 29)

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Fluvanna County

Fluvanna

Building Inspector

 The County of Fluvanna, Virginia, is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector.

The preferred applicant will have a thorough understanding and experience in building inspection and plans examining work to enforce compliance with Virginia building and environmental codes, regulations and ordinances; researching new construction materials and methods; and providing information to and working with the public to resolve problems.

General knowledge of all types of building construction materials and methods and stages of construction when possible violations and defects may be most easily observed and corrected; general knowledge with state building and related codes laws and ordinances; general knowledge of Zoning Ordinance provisions; ability to detect poor workmanship, inferior materials, and hazards of fire and collapse; ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints accurately and to compare them with construction in process; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to contact property owners, contractors and the public and effect satisfactory working relationships; firmness and tact in enforcing ordinances and codes.

The Building Inspector performs plan checking, examines blueprints or specifications of new buildings or contemplated repairs of old buildings for conformance to zoning ordinances and building codes.  Performs field inspections and re-inspections of residential, commercial and industrial facilities for compliance with building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes; enforcing Zoning Ordinances.

The candidate must be in possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia and have or obtain the state core certification in building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical inspections within eighteen (18) months of employment and environmental and building plan review certification within twelve (12) months of employment.

Salary beginning at $19.25 per hour (annually $40,040) plus benefits. DOQ.

Submit a County application, resume, cover letter, and references by 5:00 p.m., April 3, 2015 to jobs@fluvannacounty.org.

Applications are available at the county website, http://fluvannacounty.jobs /. EOE

(POSTED April 29)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ASSESSOR
Albemarle County

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Assistant County Assessor
Department of Finance – Real Estate

Exempt, Pay Grade 20

The Assistant County Assessor performs difficult and complex professional real property mass appraisal work, and facilitates and supports staff in the delivery of competent and accurate real property appraisals. Applies modern methods and techniques of mass appraisal techniques and principles to ensure uniform, reliable and equitable property valuation of all classes/types of property in the County. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, supervising and directing staff under the direction of the County Assessor; Performs complex computer-assisted financial analysis and review of subordinates work. Performs duties of the County Assessor in the absence of that official. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

      • Responsible for planning, managing, directing, supervising, and evaluating activities of the technical, professional, and administrative staff of the Assessor’s Office and setting long and short term goals and ensuring completion of work;
      • Tracks overall work status of Reassessment, New Construction, and Land Use Revalidation throughout the year and directs supervisors and appraisal staff where necessary to ensure timely completion.
      • Oversees the maintenance and development of records and documentation on properties, benchmarking of sales data, construction cost data, income and expense reports and analysis, sale assessment ratio and other statistical reports.
      • Provides guidance to staff regarding the investigation and data gathering required for proper valuation of real estate and verification of land uses.
      • Advises and assists County Assessor on development of staff work assignments, work status tracking, policy revisions, reviews, and supervision of both personnel and their work.
      • Assists in the formulation of departmental policies, goals, and objectives, including appraisal policies for all real property in accordance with laws, rules, regulations, and recognized appraisal standards and best practices (such as IAAO);
      • Assures compliance with appraisal principles, policies, best practices, laws, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines;
      • Analyzes and verifies the work of appraisal and administrative staff, and assists them in the technical and legal aspects of their duties;
      • Makes periodic review and inspection of appraisal records and assures effective follow-up practices, specifically regarding the more difficult properties which require the use of advanced appraisal methods, and assures consistent application of standards;
      • Prepares reports and correspondence dealing with complex valuation and assessment subjects;
      • Make recommendations for hiring, merit reviews, work assignments, performance issues and terminations; Acts as primary department contact for information technology and systems’ matters;
      • Advises County Assessor on approval of major technical decisions;
      • Selects and applies any combination of complex appraisal techniques applicable and necessary to the accurate and defensible determination of property values;
      • Collects data, makes final reviews of property and applies such data to appraisal of land and improvements;
      • On occasion, performs on-site inspection of properties in the County;
      • Audits complex and multi-faceted financial records pertaining to commercial and/or industrial properties;
      • Provides market review of sales ratio data and dispersion equity to benchmark individual properties, groups of properties and the County in general;
      • May be responsible for conducting individual reassessments, including periodic inspections of property;
      • Performs duties of the County Assessor in the absence of that official;
      • Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Any combination of education and related experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Real Estate, Business or Public Administration, Engineering, Law or Economics, and a minimum of seven years of  appraisal and/or mass appraisal experience of progressively increasing complexity including a minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising appraisal staff, with demonstrated ability to perform sales ratio analyses, quality assurance and data modeling and calibration reviews. Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a certified appraiser or be willing to obtain Virginia Appraiser license within six months of appointment. A professional designation such as Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) and/or a Master’s Degree in the above listed fields is preferred. Significant experience using Computer Aided Mass Appraisal (CAMA) systems, specifically the Vision system, is necessary. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia must be obtained within 30 days of appointment.

Thorough knowledge of the modern principles, practices, objectives, and philosophies of real property assessment, specifically mass appraisal of residential and commercial properties; Thorough knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations regarding real property appraisal and assessment; thorough knowledge and demonstrated core competencies in the field of appraisal best practices; ability to supervise, plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate personnel; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with taxpayers, realtors, attorneys, builders, and other County staff; Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, orally, and in writing; ability to analyze complex factors which would tend to influence the value of property and to exercise sound judgment in the determination of property values. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Strong analytical skills and research skills. Efficient, responsible, well-organized, ethical, and dependable.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Regular and frequent work involves sitting in an office, work frequently involves performance of a more strenuous physical nature; such as (a) walking over rough or uneven surfaces, (b) bending, stooping, standing (c) working in a confined (motor vehicle) space, light lifting, and operation of a motor vehicle in adverse weather conditions with exposure to potentially severe or disabling injuries. Regular and frequent contacts made with all organizational levels (internally and externally) for the purpose of achieving organization goals and mission. Communication may: (a) not be cooperative, requires tact and discretion; and (b) may cover confidential, sensitive, or controversial material; and (c) reflect need to motivate, persuade, or influence individuals or groups.

SALARY:  Hiring Range: $63,380 – $83,417/annual equivalent based on experience, education and internal equity. Full Range: $63,380 – $103,455
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until Filled

To Apply: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED April 29)

 

EMT INTERMEDIATE OR PARAMEDIC LEVEL
Madison County

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EMT Intermediate or Paramedic Level

Madison County Department of Emergency Medical Services is currently accepting applications for a full-time opening at the EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic level. Applicants will be contacted for a time to appear when your application and all other required items are received. Applications will remain active for a period of one year, for consideration in connection with any subsequent vacancies.

To be invited for applicant testing the following certifications are required:

Virginia EMT-I or EMT-P

      • EVOC 2
      • ACLS
      • Valid Virginia Driver’s License
      • Proof of release by OMD

Salary: $39,975 / annual

Start date: July 1st, 2016

For more information call:

Robin M. Clark, EMS Lieutenant
540.948.7541

For application and job description:

      • Mail application, copies of all certifications, and OMD release letter to:

Madison County EMS
Attention: Robin Clark
1449 North Main Street
Madison, Va. 22727

(POSTED April 29)

 

MANAGEMENT ANALYST
Town of Ashland

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Management Analyst

The Town of Ashland (pop. 7,300) seeks a motivated, innovative and outgoing professional to assist the town council, the town manager, and various departments with project management, policy and budget analysis, process improvement and special projects. The successful candidate will also serve as the municipal clerk, records manager and parks and recreation manager for the Town, providing a broad range of experience ideal for aspiring future town/city managers and/or deputies. The incumbent employee has resigned to become a deputy county administrator in California.

The management analyst position is located within the town manager’s office and serves as a supporting member of the town’s senior management team. The successful candidate will be a leader in promoting engagement, innovation, excellent customer service and good governance throughout the organization. S/he will also conduct studies and research, provide analysis and make recommendations to the town manager on simple to complex administrative, financial and operational issues.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of principles and concepts of municipal administration, the ability to exercise considerable independent judgement in planning and implementing policies and projects, and the ability to develop and maintain effective communications with all internal and external stakeholders. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field; the preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in public administration/policy and internship/fellowship or other experience working in a local government organization.

The starting salary for this position is $43,408 plus excellent benefits including networking and training opportunities. Background check required. Please submit Town of Ashland application, statement of career goals, resume, and references to Wanda Cornwell, Assistant to the Town Manager, wcornwell@town.ashland.va.us.

EOE.

(POSTED April 28)

 

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
Cupeper County

Culpeper

Zoning Administrator

The County of Culpeper, Planning & Zoning Department, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Zoning Administrator.  The Zoning Administrator is responsible for enforcing the County’s zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance and the County Code as it pertains to zoning, land use and related activities.

Candidate must have considerable knowledge of County ordinances, State Code, regulations, standards, policies and procedures pertaining to zoning, land use and land development and related planning issues; considerable knowledge of the geographic layout of the County; ability to review documents, to apply Code, and pertinent ordinances; and determine compliance with same; and the ability to speak publicly to various boards and committees.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in planning, community development or a related field; supplemented by three (3) years of experience performing zoning, land use and land development work.  Candidate must acquire and/or maintain VAZO certification.

Application and position description are available at:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/culpeper

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on May 27, 2016.

EOE

(POSTED April 28)

 

VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Victim Witness Advocate

SALARY: $2,833.33 – $2,833.33 Monthly
$34,000.00 – $34,000.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/21/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

FULL-TIME GRANT FUNDED POSITION

Under general supervision, explains complexities of the criminal justice system and provides crisis intervention services and referrals for specialized counseling or social services to victims of and witnesses to crime. Employee must exercise considerable tact, courtesy, and discretion in frequent contact with program clients, criminal justice agencies, and the general public. Completes work within the framework and mandates of any grant funding this position. Reports to Victim Witness Coordinator and the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

      1. Provides crisis intervention services for victims of and witnesses to crime and offers referral to counseling or social services. Counsels victims about their options with respect to participating in the criminal justice process.
      2. Assists victims, either directly or by referral, with services including: orders of protection from harm or threats of harm; preparation of safety plans; prompt return of property held for evidentiary purposes; and, crime prevention.
      3. Prepares witnesses for participation in trial proceedings through counseling, courtroom tours, accompaniment to court, and explanation of judicial proceedings in which they will be participating.
      4. Provides victims and witnesses with information on any significant developments in the investigation and adjudication of the cases in which they are involved including: explanation of the steps in the criminal justice process and information on how to obtain the program’s services; information about case disposition; employer intercession services to minimize loss of pay and to ensure that victims and witnesses will be able to cooperate with criminal justice system demands while minimizing unnecessary trips to court.
      5. Provides written material and informs victims about compensation available to them as a result of their victimization and advises them on how to apply for it. Where appropriate, assists victims in completing applications for compensation, acts as liaison between victims and the Division of Crime Victim’s Compensation, and provides follow-up on claims filed.
      6. Provides written material about and an explanation of victim impact statements and assists victims in completing and filing victim impact statements.
      7. Provides written material about restitution and advises victims of what they are entitled to under the restitution provisions of the Code of Virginia; if restitution is ordered, informs victims of that fact, and monitors payments, as needed.
      8. Arranges and/or provides escort or other transportation services related to the investigation or adjudication of the case, if necessary and advisable.
      9. Coordinates and implements direct services to crime victims, such as: disseminating victim assistance materials; recommending written interagency service agreements; maintaining a directory of social services and community resources available to crime victims; and, attending relevant meetings as a program representative.
      10. Establishes and maintains case files and other documentation to include any necessary grant related documentation that may fund and / or supplement this position.
      11. Performs other duties as assigned.
      12. Maintains all policies and procedures set forth by the Commonwealth’s Attorney including, but not limited to, a Statement of Appointment, Policy of Confidentiality and Social Media Policy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a high school diploma/GED, plus college courses in criminal justice, sociology, or a related field.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in direct delivery of human services.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

May be required to work a flexible schedule that varies weekly.
A cover letter and resume are required in addition to the on-line application.
A minimum of 3 professional references must be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name, address, phone number(s) and email address (if available).

A complete job description is located on our website: www.gloucesterva.jobs

(POSTED April 28)

 

UTILITY OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
James City County

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Utility Operations Assistant

$26,540/year or higher; DOQ + Full-time County Benefits  to include paid leave and holidays. The James City Service Authority is seeking applicants to hire as a utility assistant to work with water and wastewater infrastructure. Main responsibilities include installation, repair, and maintenance of pipelines, manholes, fire hydrants and valves. This is an entry level position with training opportunities for possible advanced positions.

Requirements: Applicant requires the ability to perform strenuous physical labor. Must have knowledge of basic construction techniques, i.e. excavation and pipe laying. Class B Commercial Driver’s License preferred or, must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire. Must be able to perform duties outdoors in all weather conditions, and sometimes under disagreeable or hazardous conditions. Applicant must be able to function in an environment requiring the use of respiratory protective devices. Must possess a Valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria. Post offer checks include driving record check, physical exam with drug screening, pulmonary function test, and criminal history and sex offender checks.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on July 22, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov

(POSTED April 26)

 

MAIL CARRIER
James City County

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Mail Courier

$11.87/hour; on-call; applicants must be able to work flexible schedules on an as needed basis. Hours will vary based on needs of the department.

James City County’s Financial and Management Services Department is seeking a Mail Courier to sort, meter, and deliver mail to all County and school buildings on an on-call (as needed) basis.

Responsibilities:  Pick up mail from the Post Office for delivery to the Government Center; sorts interoffice and U.S Postal Service (USPS) mail items and delivers mail to all County and school locations with speed and accuracy.  Assist departments with U.S. postal mailings as necessary; interprets postal lists and USPS mail services as required. Meter and batch U.S. mail.  Forward undeliverable mail to Administrative Specialist for processing. Perform visual inspection and operational safety checks of assigned vehicle daily; report repair needs; report traffic hazards, accidents and other conditions requiring attention including cleanliness. Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, and some experience in general clerical work. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Knowledge of the principles and practices of excellent customer service. Ability to maintain and secure confidential materials; skill in handling multiple priorities and organizing workload

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on July 22,2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 26)

 

TRANSIT BUS OPERATOR P/T
James City County

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Transit Bus Operator

Are you people-oriented, safety conscious, and have a good driving record? Consider a career as a professional Transit Bus Operator!  Starting wage of $13.85 per hour, plus paid training, and excellent Part Time Benefits. Candidates must be able to work evening and/or weekend shifts and should have the flexibility to work morning and weekday shifts as needed.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking Operators to provide safe transportation and excellent customer service to residents and visitors of the Williamsburg area. As a member of our team, you’ll play a vital role in a public transit system that provides over 1 million trips per year, connecting people to jobs, school, shopping, recreational activities, and more.

Requirements:  Must be at least 21 years old.  Must possess a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (A or B with passenger and air brakes endorsement) and have an acceptable driving record.  Ability to operate assigned equipment in a safe manner and adhere to time schedules.  Post-offer physical, criminal history and sex offender checks, drug screening, driving record check, and CDL previous employer drug testing check required.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on July 7, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 26)

 

TRANSIT BUS OPERATOR F/T
James City County

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Transit Bus Operator

Are you people-oriented, safety conscious, and have a good driving record? Consider a career as a professional Transit Bus Operator!  Full-Time Operators (40 hours/week) earn a starting salary of $28,808 per year, paid training, and excellent Full Time Benefits.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking Operators to provide safe transportation and excellent customer service to residents and visitors of the Williamsburg area. As a member of our team, you’ll play a vital role in a public transit system that provides over 1 million trips per year, connecting people to jobs, school, shopping, recreational activities, and more.

Requirements:  Must be at least 21 years old.  Must possess a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (A or B with passenger and air brakes endorsement) and have an acceptable driving record.  Ability to operate assigned equipment in a safe manner and adhere to time schedules.  Post-offer physical, criminal history and sex offender checks, drug screening, driving record check, and CDL previous employer drug testing check required.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on July 7, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 26)

 

SCHOOL BUS SUPERINTENDENT
City of Harrisonburg

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School Bus Superintendent

SALARY: Hourly $24.90 – $28.64
Biweekly $1,992.00 – $2,291.20
Monthly $4,316.00 – $4,964.27
Annually $51,792.00 – $59,571.20

OPENING DATE: 04/25/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

Public Transportation Department. Full-time position with benefits. Preferred hiring range: $51,792 – $59,571. Position is responsible for planning, scheduling, and assigning school bus and transportation services for Harrisonburg City Public Schools to include school transportation, field trips, and athletic trips. Plans, schedules, assigns and supervises drivers and vehicles for regular routes, and special events. Ensures compliance with State Department regulations and is responsible for the annual state school bus report. Provides information to the public on transportation schedules, programs, policies, and procedures and resolves transportation problems.

Additionally, the School Bus Superintendent duties include:

      • Advises, assists, and oversees training program with trainers and safety coordinator;
      • Conducts in service training.
      • Has thorough knowledge of all school bus software. Maintains routing program and database of students.
      • Supports Human Resources with maintenance of personnel and payroll records.
      • Maintains required daily reports.
      • Assists in scheduling vehicle maintenance and repairs.
      • Assist in accident investigation, takes photographs, prepares reports when necessary.
      • Responsible for guidance and assisting with creating and maintaining annual school bus budget;
      • Monitors billings for school bus services, field trips, and special arrangement transportation;
      • Provides proper documentation to accounts receivable to Harrisonburg City Schools for new or unbudgeted services;
      • Attends state trainings on school bus certification, obtains and maintains school bus trainer certification;
      • Attends and schedule meetings with Schools, employees and public as required;
      • Leads meetings and agenda for back to school training and education;
      • Attends regional school bus meetings as scheduled;
      • Assists safety coordinator with safety issues and accident reviews;
      • Assists with training new drivers.

The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of school transportation principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of departmental objectives, equipment, programs and procedures; general knowledge of office practices and procedures; ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others; ability to express ideas clearly and accurately orally and in writing; ability to collect, summarize and present detailed information; ability to maintain detailed records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, subordinates, other employees and general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED with coursework in business administration or related field and considerable experience in transportation management at a responsible level. Valid commercial driver’s license required, or the ability to obtain one within 3 months of hire.

Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, physical, credit check and drug screen.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates has been received.  This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (Posted 04/25/2016).

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
409 South Main Street
Third Floor
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540.432.8920
540.432.7796
employment@harrisonburgva.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer                Job #5611 – (Apr 2016)             SCHOOL BUS SUPERINTENDENT

(POSTED April 26)

 

JAIL SUPERINTENDENT
New River Valley Regional Jail

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Jail Superintendent

The New River Valley Regional Jail is accepting applications for the position of jail superintendent.  To be considered as an applicant, candidates should meet the education, experience and special requirements for the position as listed in the job description.  The ideal candidate will possess well developed leadership and management skills and excellent communication skills.  The successful candidate will oversee and direct jail operations, including supervising personnel, inmates, security, safety, food and health services, and visitation procedures.  This position requires honesty and integrity, effective decision-making, sound fiscal and budgetary skills, policy development expertise, strategic planning and an understanding of the technological systems used in the administration of a jail facility.

In addition, the successful candidate must possess initiative, a broad comprehension of diversity, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with multiple levels of the organization with the member agencies to effect organizational change.  The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with the candidate’s experience and education.

For additional information and application instructions visit http://nrvrj.org/about-nrvrj/employment/announcement-superintendent.html

(POSTED April 26)

 

SENIOR WATER RESOURCES PLANNER/SCIENTIST
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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SENIOR WATER RESOURCES PLANNER /SCIENTIST – Starting Salary $60,000+ DOQ/DOE

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, a regional planning agency, representing the interests of the 1.7 million residents in the 17 localities of Hampton Roads, is seeking a Senior Water Resources Planner/Scientist.   The successful candidate will have expertise in watershed planning and stormwater related regulatory programs to lead the Regional Stormwater Management Program and coordinate the Region’s involvement in the implementation of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL.  Requires weekly travel to meetings within the Hampton Roads region and quarterly overnight travel to meetings within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Hydrology, Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Planning or Policy from a science, engineering, planning or public policy related program.  Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years relevant experience may substitute for an advanced degree.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
or via email at karledge@hrpdcva.gov.

Closing date:  May 31, 2016

Additional information is available at http://hrpdcva.gov/page/employment.

EOE

(POSTED April 26)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
King William County

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES — GRADE 36 — $71,936 – $86,325

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to support and represent the Board of Supervisors and County Administrator of King William County. This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of the annual budget and determination of tax rates to fund the annual budget, supervising the operations and employees of the Financial Department, and assuming responsibilities of the County Administrator in his/her absence. In addition, this position is responsible for administering and monitoring grants, programs and accounts, maintaining all fiscal, procurement and employee files, serving in a variety of positions and on a variety of boards and completing special projects as assigned by the County Administrator.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

      • Assists the County Administrator in preparing and monitoring the county annual budget and determining tax rates necessary to fund the annual budget.
      • Manages the annual financial audit and production of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
      • Serves as the personnel officer for the County and manages the personnel policy, benefits administration, compensation plan and any other items that fall into the human resources function.
      • Serves as procurement officer for King William County. Ensures compliance with ordinances and regulations during the appropriate process for each purchase done by the County.
      • Supervises operations of the Finance Department to include the personnel and general ledgers along with their reconciliation, payroll and accounts payable. Develops, interprets and implements department and county policy and procedures.
      • Assigns, reviews, plans and coordinates the work activities of 3.5 full time equivalents. Provides work instruction and employee training.  Maintains work standards and evaluates employee work performance.  Responds to employee issues and grievances.
      • Administers and monitors grants and other programs such as Risk Management and Utility Billing
      • Maintains and updates County fixed assets plan for general ledger as well as all fiscal, procurement and employee files.
      • Completes special projects as assigned by the County Administrator. Assists in developing agenda materials and various reports for Board of Supervisors meetings.

 MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in business/finance, economics, public administration, or closely related field with a Master’s preferred; supplemented by minimum five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes governmental accounting and management, public administration and supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. CPA designation is not required but is preferred.

Application form may be obtained on the county web site at www.kingwilliamcounty.us Send county application form and resume including three professional references through online system or to sconley@kingwilliamcounty.us

Open until filled.

(POSTED April 26)

 

DIRECTOR TAX ADMINISTRATION
Fairfax County

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Director Tax Administration

Job # 16-00856
$111,411 to $185,685 Annually

The Director serves as the County Assessor and Tax Collector, exercising independent statutory duties subject to appeal to the Board of Equalization, State Tax Commissioner and/or Circuit Court as may be applicable. Extensive responsibility is exercised over the development of effective administrative policies and procedures in the taxation of the County. Subject to the confidentiality restrictions of Virginia law, the Tax Director advises and consults with the County Executive, Chief Financial Officer and other senior management on all property tax assessment and collection matters. This is an appointed position that serves as the pleasure of the County Executive, and employment is therefore “at will.”

General direction and supervision is exercised over the specialized operational divisions within DTA: Real Estate Assessments, Personal Property and Business License Assessments, Revenue Collection, and Administration. The position requires one to have the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial and tax records and reports; deal effectively with the public, the Board of Supervisors, Committees, and other elected officials; and accurately interpret the law. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director is a member of the senior management team.

For a more detail description of this position, please view the position profile.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in public administration, assessing, appraisal, management, accounting, finance, business or law, or a closely related field, plus ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in real estate/personal property appraisal or revenue management, to include five years at a management level and supervisory experience, developing strategic work plans, management of human capital, and budget development and control.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possess experience or education in any of the following:

√ A master’s degree in a relevant area of study;
√ Licensed appraiser, preferably with the state of Virginia;
√ Professional designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers or comparable professional appraisal association;
√ Law degree;
√ Certified Public Accountant;
√ Extensive experience in budget preparation, management, development, and implementation;
√ Proven ability to build and establish on-going relationships;
√ Twelve years or more years in local government finance with extensive management experience in tax assessment and collections;
√ Extensive experience managing a large-scale revenue administration department;
√ Ability to solve problems and execute decisions;
√ Excellent senior level leadership, supervisory, and team-building skills;
√ Excellent written and oral communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position is primarily sedentary, and may require lifting of up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position, because it is one with financial responsibility, will be subject to a criminal background check and credit check as a condition of hiring and periodically thereafter. Applicant or employee will be required to submit a request for a criminal background check and credit check to the appropriate agency. Applicants/employee in this position must demonstrate financial responsibility in personal finances as a condition of employment. Appointee is required to complete a “Statement of Economic Interest” form at time of hire and annually thereafter.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.
TO APPLY: Apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by the closing deadline of May 27, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703.324.4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.
Profile link: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hr/pdf/dta-director.pdf

(POSTED April 26)

 

CAPITAL PROGRAMS DIVISION CHIEF
Chesterfield County

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CAPITAL PROGRAMS DIVISION CHIEF

Chesterfield County, Virginia (327,745), ideally located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States and Virginia’s fourth largest county, is seeking applications for the position of Capital Programs Division Chief. This position is responsible for providing leadership and management of the County’s comprehensive facilities capital planning, construction and engineering programs. In addition, the Division Chief works in close coordination with the Department of General Services leadership and numerous stakeholders and has fiscal oversight of project budgets up to $10 million as well as a division budget of $655,000.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in architecture; engineering or related field is required. In addition, the individual must possess at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in commercial and/or government facility construction and renovation, including five (5) years in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Successful candidates will have experience working in the field of construction and actively participating in projects and be knowledgeable about the details of projects. Individuals should possess strong skills in financial planning and budgeting and experience with alternate project delivery methods is also desired but not required. The incoming Division Chief should possess the ability to strategically communicate across all levels; exceptional strategic planning and presentation skills; and the ability to embrace an integrated facilities management philosophy in all facets.

A full profile describing the County, the Division Chief’s position and the County’s programs may be found at http://www.chesterfield.gov/ or https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience, with the anticipated salary range to be between $107,000 and $115,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, paid time off, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and deferred compensation. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County.

The application deadline is May 19, 2016. To be considered, please submit an application, cover letter and résumé with five (5) professional references online by visiting http://www.chesterfield.gov/careers. Following the filing date, applications and supporting documents will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Chesterfield County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Chesterfield in June 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

  Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED April 25)

 

MS4 PROGRAM MANAGER
Albemarle County

Albemarle

MS4 Program Manager
Facilities & Environmental Services

Exempt, Pay Grade 17

The MS4 Program Manager performs complex professional and administrative work in developing, implementing, and coordinating the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program; works with the chief and other Environmental Services staff to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and achieve County environmental goals.

Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

      • Manages the MS4 Program, including program development, implementation, and assessment, data tracking, reporting, and maintaining overall compliance with Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) permit requirements;
      • Assists in the development and implementation of programs and capital projects to address impaired waters in accordance with DEQ Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements and County goals;
      • Assists in the development of initiatives to support the Board of Supervisor’s Strategic Plan related to the protection of the County’s natural resources;
      • Assists in the advancement of County policies related to water resources management and protection;
      • Assists with organizational responsibilities including strategic planning and budget administration;
      • Researches, pursues, and coordinates available grants that can be used to offset the cost of implementing the water resource program;
      • Responds to public concerns and inquiries;
      • Develops educational information and programs for the general public and target audiences to disseminate County regulations and promote environmental awareness and personal responsibility;
      • Supports the storm water facility inspection program through developing improvements to processes, procedures, and data management;
      • Conducts or coordinates field inspections;
      • Monitors potential changes in state and federal legislation and regulations and assists the County in meeting those changes;
      • Assists Community Development Department staff in developing master plans, updating the Comprehensive Plan, reviewing land use activities, and enforcing the Water Protection Ordinance;
      • Contributes to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of capital projects and existing infrastructure;
      • Prepares requests for proposals (RFPs) and request for qualifications (RFQs), contracts, purchase orders, and other documents as needed to secure external professional and contractor services;
      • Performs other related work as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in water resource management, natural sciences, environmental science or policy, planning, or civil engineering with a minimum of five years of experience in water or natural resources management or a master’s degree in one of the fields listed above with a minimum of three years of experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, and maintain a valid Virginia Driver’s License.

A thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of water resource management and protection, land use planning, Erosion and Sediment Control, and storm water management; knowledge of MS4 programs and requirements; a general knowledge of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project management; ability to interpret and analyze technical and statistical information; ability to prepare and present complex and technical written or oral reports; strong organizational skills; an ability to establish and maintain strong professional relationships with other agencies, elected officials, outside environmental support groups, and County staff. Experience with the use of GIS, databases, and other information management systems strongly preferred.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Mix of office work (75%) and field work (25%). Outdoor work requires vehicle operation; extensive walking over difficult terrain, steep slopes, and wet/slippery conditions; and frequent exposure to adverse weather conditions including heat, cold and rain. Administrative environment is typical of office conditions, requiring occasionally lifting and carrying moderate weight (15 – 20 lbs.); regular contact with the public, staff, construction personnel, regulatory agencies, the media, interest groups, County officials, and design professionals.

 SALARY:  Hiring Range: $51,317 – $61,580/annual equivalent based on experience, education and internal equity.
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until Filled
(POSTED April 25)

 

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
Charles City County

CharlesCity

Water/Wastewater Operator

Charles City County is recruiting for a Water/Wastewater Operator. The County operates several small water and wastewater facilities serving primarily domestic customers. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and ability to operate systems according to standard O&M procedures, recognize and troubleshoot operational issues, and assist in planning for the upkeep and maintenance of facilities.  Current holders of water and wastewater licensure will receive special consideration.

The position works under the direction of the Senior Utility Operator and the Director of Public Works.  The successful candidate will be required to work well in a team environment, exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing tasks, and exercise courtesy and tact with the general public.  The position will require outside work and rotational on-call duties.

The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., May 12, 2016.  Starting salary DOQ and includes excellent benefits package.

To be considered, please visit www.co.charles-city.va.us to find a County Application and view the full job description.  A County Application along with a resume and cover letter should be addressed to the Management Services Department, 10900 Courthouse Road, Charles City, Virginia 23030 and sent via email with the subject line “Water/Wastewater Operator Application” to ljones@co.charles-city.va.us.  Mailed or paper application packages will not be accepted.  For questions, please call 804.652.4701.

Charles City County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED April 25)

 

PERMIT TECHNICIAN
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas

Permit Technician

Salary:  $41,371.20 – $68,265.60

The Community Development Department is seeking an individual to perform intermediate technical and customer service work within Development Services Division.  The position is responsible for the review and processing of permit applications and inspection requests, assisting customers, and providing support for the Community Development Department.

Hiring Range: $41,371.20 – $54,828.80

The Permit Technician processes site plans, zoning and building permit applications for all construction work, issues permits for approved building permit applications and Certificates of Occupancies; maintains daily logs of work activities; prepares and scans files; enters information into database; monitors permitting deadlines; and notifies permit holder of renewal requirements.

High school diploma or GED required; supplemented by three (3) years of providing customer service, permit processing, or related field and general office work. Must obtain and maintain the following certifications: VA DHCD Permit Technician; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City.  Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.

To apply, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE  M/F

(POSTED April 25)

 

COMPTROLLER
City of Alexandria

Alexandria

Comptroller

The City of Alexandria is looking for a Comptroller with demonstrated leadership skills, a team-based approach to work, superior interpersonal and analytical skills, and a commitment to excellent customer service. Alexandria’s Comptroller provides administrative and technical assistance to the Finance Director and Deputy Director through directing and coordinating the daily operations of the Finance Department’s Accounting Division.

The Division maintains records on the City’s financial operations, prepares financial reports, prepares checks to fulfill City obligations to vendors, maintains the City’s employee payroll, and monitors expenditures and revenues to determine budgetary compliance.

Of the City’s $671.6 million proposed FY2017 budget, the Finance Department’s budget is $13,908,066. The Accounting Division’s budget is $3,025,662 with 20.45 FTEs who are organized into three areas: financial reporting, accounting, and reconciliation.

Minimum requirements are a bachelor’s degree and extensive experience in accounting, progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience, and completion of college-level courses in accounting, financial management, business and public administration, computer science, and management information systems; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred qualifications are a master’s degree, designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Virginia local government experience, and at least five years of experience directly overseeing a CAFR, annual audits working with external auditors, and staff supervision. Expertise using Microsoft Excel and all its functionality for complex financial modeling and analyses is also preferred.

The salary for the position is $91,000 – $161,000, with an expected hiring range of up to $120,000, depending on qualifications, with a competitive benefits package.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at http://thenovakconsultinggroup.com/comptroller-alexandria-virginia and click on Apply Online. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that has a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3-5 professional references. Apply immediately. The position is open until filled with first review of applications on May 27.

Questions should be directed to Catherine Tuck Parrish at apply@thenovakconsultinggroup.com or 240.832.1778

(POSTED April 25)

 

ANIMAL CARE AND ADOPTION CENTER DIRECTOR
Montgomery County

Montgomery

Animal Care and Adoption Center Director

Montgomery County is experiencing a new beginning in the provision of animal care services as the community transitions from the traditional concept of a pound facility to a community- supported “no kill” center. The Director will play a critical role in these transition efforts by developing community support for animal care programs as well as supporting a strong cadre of volunteers to assist with the programs of the new center.  The Director must be committed to creating a “no kill”, adoption-friendly philosophy within the Center.

Duties include managing the functions and employees of the Center who handle animal sheltering of displaced animals, finding adoptable animals homes, and networking of foster homes to support the Center; coordinating with various groups including rescue and animal welfare groups, as well as, various volunteer associations; and developing and implementing marketing and fundraising campaigns.

Successful candidates must possess an attitude of care and concern for the wellbeing of animals; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; have exceptional skills in the care for animals; ability to work well with a variety of customers including county officials, volunteers, rescue groups, advocates, animal control staff and the general public; and strong computer skills and the ability to analyze data and prepare reports.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in related field. Certifications and training in animal care preferred; a minimum of five years’ experience in a related animal care environment, with at least 3 years at a managerial level; direct experience in leadership and supervision required.

Minimum salary is $53,518 on July 1, 2016.  Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits including paid health, dental and vision, life, disability, retirement, flexible spending plan, wellness program.

Deadline: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by May 15first reviewposition open until filled.

For more information about this position or to apply for accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540. 394.2007; TTY/Voice 1.800.828.1120 or 1.800.828.1140); County Job Line: 540. 394.2010; visit our website at www.montva.com/jobs to apply for this position.

AA/ADA/EEO Employer

(POSTED April 22)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Warren County

Warren

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Warren County (est. pop. 38,829), covering 219 sq. miles located in the northern Shenandoah Valley, is seeking highly motivated and skilled candidates with extensive experience to fill the position of County Attorney.  Warren County is known for its prime location; scenic beauty; tourist attractions such as the Skyline Drive, Skyline Caverns, and the Shenandoah River; proximity to numerous colleges and universities; strong school system; and its diverse economy and workforce.

Appointed by and under the general direction of the Board of Supervisors, this full-time position performs complex professional and administrative work in overseeing the legal affairs of the County.  Responsibilities include providing legal advice and representation to the Board of Supervisors, County Constitutional Officers, County Administrator, County Department Heads, the Economic Development Authority, the Board of Social Services, and County commissions and boards; researching law for pending issues and to keep the County updated with new legislation or legislative changes; representation in Court and administrative hearings with such representation to include review and preparation of relative documentation; drafting or supervision of drafting of contracts, deeds, leases, releases, and other legal documents; researching of land and title records and conducting real estate closings and preparation of relative real estate documents; responding to Freedom of Information Act requests and media representative questions. Successful candidate must possess ability to establish and maintain productive and harmonious relationships with County officials, associates, and citizens; comprehensive knowledge of municipal law, tors, contracts, civil rights, administrative process, and real property; comprehensive knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and court decisions affecting municipalities; thorough knowledge of standard office procedures; ability to present complex ideas effectively orally and in writing.  Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member of the Virginia State Bar.  Prefer at least five (5) years of experience in practice of law, particularly in local government work and civil litigation.

Salary DOQ with an excellent benefits package.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on June 1, 2016.

For employment application, including job description, contact
Warren County Administrator’s Office
220 North Commerce Avenue, Suite 100
Front Royal, VA
or by calling 540.636.4600
or by visiting our website at www.warrencountyva.net

EOE

(POSTED April 22)

 

BENEFIT PROGRAM SPECIALIST
James City County

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Benefit Program Specialist

$32,994 or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits; multiple positions available

Social Services is seeking individuals to perform responsible paraprofessional work conducting telephone and in-person interviews to determine eligibility for State, Federal, or Local Financial Assistance Programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities: Position ensures accurate and timely benefits are processed according to State compliance and policies. Explains benefit programs and makes appropriate referrals based on customer needs. Monitors cases and resolves any discrepancies.

Requirements: Requires an Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field, and some human services related experience, preferably involving interviewing customers. Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria. Ability to work independently, multi-task, and meet deadlines

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office Suite software.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on July 20, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 21)

 

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
City of Chesapeake

CityOfChesapeake

Human Resources Generalist

The City of Chesapeake is seeking a qualified human resources professional to provide support to assigned departments in the areas of policy interpretation, employee relations, and recruitment. The incumbent must be a self-starter with exceptional problem analysis/resolution and customer service skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well both orally and in writing are necessary.

Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years of full-time equivalent, directly related professional experience.

Interested applicants should apply at www.jobs.cityofchesapeake.net.

Closing date: May 2, 2016

EOE

(POSTED April 21)

 

SECRETARY-TRAINING DIVISION
Frederick County

Frederick

Secretary – Training Division Fire & Rescue

Frederick County, Virginia Local Government is seeking a Secretary to perform advanced level secretarial, clerical, mathematical, and computer work as pertains to the department function.  The incumbent will assist in planning many phases of the department/division functions.  In addition, the incumbent will support new and potential volunteer members through direct contact during academies and management of the Explorer Program.  Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Training Division Deputy Chief or his/her designee.

The successful applicant:

      • Serves as the Training Division’s primary Secretary;
      • Serves as the back-up receptionist – answers multi-line telephone, greets citizens, contractors, and personnel arriving at the office;
      • Composes and proofreads a wide variety of correspondence and reports from rough drafts, notes, recordings, or verbal instruction;
      • Oversees the maintenance of Training and Volunteer records and files as required;
      • Assists with the organization, maintenance, and control of the inventory of materials and equipment in the Department’s Training Library;
      • Manages Preceptor Program; schedules students with preceptors in accordance with Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) and Lord Fairfax EMS Council (LFEMS) guidelines;
      • Serves as liaison with State Fire/EMS program office regarding training and volunteer station training leaders;
      • Manages Explorer Program through training/class coordination and advertisement;
      • Assists with planning / organizing Academy graduations;
      • Executes proper loan forms and maintains a tracking system of materials and equipment on loan;
      • Prepares and distribute incoming and outgoing mail;
      • Performs bulk copying of training materials as required for department sponsored training programs;
      • Prepares and distributes monthly training course schedules, notices, documents, and certifications;
      • Maintains class registrations, rosters and payments;
      • Assists instructors with grading and distribution of class assignments
      • Maintains division schedules;
      • Answers complex questions for customers; answers telephones and responds to telephone inquiries;
      • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements for the position include:

      • High School Diploma/GED required supplemented by coursework in clerical and computer studies;
      • Considerable clerical and computer experience performed in a similar, professional environment required;
      • Minimum of two years related experience in an office setting. Preference given to those with at least two years’ experience in Fire and Rescue Systems.
      • Thorough knowledge and use of standard office practices, equipment, procedures and clerical techniques.
      • The selected candidate must be well versed in social media, have strong public speaking skills, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task;
      • Ability to file alphabetically, compose correspondence and other materials independently or from verbal instruction, marginal notes or drafts;
      • Must have the ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with co-workers, officials, volunteers, career staff, outside agencies and the general public. Must possess professional telephone etiquette.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

      • Public Safety Application Required; Cover Letter and Resume recommended;
      • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
      • Salary Range: $29,500 – $47,100; DOE/DOQ
      • Position Expiration Date: 4/28/16 @ 9:00A.

County benefits include:

      • Health and Dental Insurance
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Virginia Retirement System
      • Paid Time Off
      • Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

 

Public Safety Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED April 21)

 

INFORMATION/TECHNOLOGY MANAGER
Caroline County

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Information/Technology Manager

Caroline County is seeking an Information/Technology Manager to join our team. This position serves as the County’s information systems (IT) manager and is responsible for all technical support to various County offices. Performs technical and professional-level work involving the planning, coordinating and operation of computer and networking resources, geographic information system, telecommunications equipment, and associated peripheral equipment to the County.

Qualified candidates should possess a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of information systems and technology. Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, the ability to communicate effectively, work under minimal supervision and establish and maintain good working relationships with department heads, end-users, government officials and vendors.

Bachelor’s degree in related field required with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible information technology experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.

This is a full-time position with a great benefit package. Hiring range is $57,509 to $63,818 DOE.

To apply for this position visit https://co.caroline.va.us/employment and submit a completed application. Open until filled.

(POSTED April 20)

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Arlington County

Arlington

Deputy Director for Operations
Department of Environmental Services

Arlington County is seeking an experienced, innovative, and results-oriented leader to manage the Operations Division of the Arlington County Department of Environmental Services (DES). This division provides strategic and operational excellence in street and utility (sewer and water) infrastructure maintenance, wastewater treatment, solid-waste management, utility billing, fleet operations, and emergency operations for these service areas.

The Deputy Director for Operations is a member of the departmental executive team and reports to the Department Director. This Deputy Director leads approximately 400 employees and overseas a proposed operating budget of about $20 million in the General Fund and $88 million in the Utilities Fund, with additional funds available for annual capital improvements.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The Deputy Director is responsible for effectively managing the Division’s relationships with the rest of the department (DES), other County departments, other jurisdictions with which Arlington collaborates on street and utility issues, state regulatory agencies, and a highly engaged community

We are looking for an experienced leader with a strong record of achievement and the following:

      • Strong leadership skills at the operations level with the ability to develop effective working relationships and partnerships with staff from many different disciplines and diverse backgrounds;
      • A seasoned senior manager with proven success in a large utility or local government organization, personally committed to advancing sound public environmental policy and operations, dedicated to customer service, committed to teamwork and to the success and growth of employees and especially subordinate managers;
      • Recognized as an innovative, courageous and ethical leader with excellent consensus building skills and the ability to work with divergent interests, listening to and respecting all opinions;
      • Experience in and a commitment to ensuring workplace safety in industrial and work site locations;
      • A strong background in local environmental and public works operations, with the ability to ask critical questions and make independent judgments in these matters;
      • Strong negotiating skills, effective in representing Arlington’s viewpoint with regional partners and with state and federal regulatory agencies, and able to deal effectively with Arlington’s engaged local community;
      • Experience managing emergency operations; and
      • Ability to integrate the perspectives of civil engineering, utility management and environmental science in departmental policies and operations.

Requires: a solid technical background in civil engineering, environmental science, or related field, as evidenced by appropriate academic qualifications and/or professional experience; and the ability to lead a large, diverse local government organization, as evidenced by at least three years of senior management experience in a local government, authority, utility, or comparable environment.

Desirable:

      • P.E. in Civil Engineering or related discipline, or MS in Environmental Science, MPA, MBA or a Master’s degree in a related field.

TO APPLY:  Submit REQUIRED Internet Employment Application at http://careers.arlingtonva.us.  E-mail questions only (no resumes) to EMunsch@arlingtonva.us

Arlington County (VA) Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Reasonable Accommodation Upon Request

(POSTED April 19)

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority

BlueRidgeCrossroads

Executive Director

The Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority (BRCEDA) is organized under the Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act and serves the localities of Carroll County, the City of Galax, and Grayson County (pop. 54,000) in southwestern Virginia.  The Authority has been recognized by the Appalachian Regional Commission, Council for Rural Virginia, and the Virginia Association of Counties for its regional approach to and accomplishments in economic development.  BRCEDA is seeking qualified, professional candidates for the Authority’s executive director position.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, site development and marketing of Wildwood Commerce Park (www.wildwoodva.com), promotion and administration of the localities’ regional Enterprise Zone, & supervision and guidance of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) staff.  Abilities to promote collaboration of all parties and agencies engaged in local & regional economic development and to lead business attraction efforts, including marketing, responding to requests-for-information, and leveraging site visits, are critical to the executive director’s success.  Responsibilities are performed under the limited supervision of the Chairperson and Board of Directors of BRCEDA.

The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Economic Development or Business Administration, or demonstrated experience in local government administration, economic development, business development, and project management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Salary negotiable DOQ/E.

Position is open until filled.

Applications consisting of a cover letter, completed Virginia Application for Employment (https://www.trs.virginia.gov/Documents/Gm/stateapp.doc), and detailed résumé, including examples of relevant experience & accomplishments, salary history, and a minimum five professional references, should be directed to
Mr. CM Mitchell, chair, BRCEDA
1117 East Stuart Drive
Galax, VA 24333

First review of applications to begin April 29, 2016.  Finalist shall be subject to pre-employment background and drug screenings.

EOE

(POSTED April 19)

 

WATER PLANT MANAGER
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas

WATER PLANT MANAGER                             Salary:  $79,081.60 – $104,769.60

Water & Sewer Department.   The City of Manassas is looking for a qualified candidate to manage the daily operations of the water treatment facility including lake impoundment, dam and storage tank facilities within the City of Manassas, ensuring water quality meets/exceeds local, state, and federal guidelines.

Hiring Range for this position is:  $79,081.60– $104,769.60

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff.
Manages plant operators and shift supervisors to keep water plant within operational guidelines: Monitors productivity/work flow and resolves problems to ensure deadlines are met.

Reviews and maintains operational records for the plant; develops and writes reports and procedures to comply with changing treatment and plant requirements.

Inspects and maintains treatment and plant equipment for proper calibration and operation to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines: Coordinates and schedules maintenance of operational equipment with maintenance supervisor or outside contractors.

Coordinates and directs communications with engineers during proposed expansion of treatment plant: Supervises installation of computer equipment and operations.

Maintains personnel records on operators and lab technicians: Processes timesheets; and documents vacation, sick leave, disability leave, and other personnel issues.

Maintains inventory of equipment, tools, supplies, and chemicals: Takes physical inventory on regular basis to ensure proper levels are maintained at all times; monitors use of departmental tools and supplies; and submits requisitions as needed for replacement.

Associates degree in related field required; supplemented by three (3) years’ experience in water plant management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license with appropriate endorsements

To apply, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

EOE  M/F

(POSTED April 18)

 

INSTRUCTOR I/II/III (SPECIAL INTEREST/OUTDOORS
James City County

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Instructor I/II/III (Special Interest/Outdoors)

James City County Parks and Recreations is seeking high-energy individuals to plan, execute and instruct Special Interest/Art, and Outdoor Education Summer break programs on an as-needed basis. $12.00-$30.00/hour, DOQ and area of expertise; seasonal positions up to 40 hours per week or year-round positions up to 28 hours/week available. Specifically looking for individuals interested and qualified to teach or assist with camps in areas of Art (youth), Computer Technology, Engineering, Video, or have general Outdoors interested (ex. Biking, rock climbing, hiking) but, will consider many other topics as well. Must be skilled in teaching techniques, organizing time and working effectively with class/program participants. Requirements: High School diploma or, equivalent; supplemented by other course work in related field, experience/education/certification in areas related to class/program or, any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience. Requires a Virginia criminal history check, sex offender record check and drug test. May require certifications depending on type of class/camp.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) on May 14, 2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 18)

 

CUSTODIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR
James City County

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Custodial Services Coordinator

$28,538/year or higher, DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. James City County’s Facilities Maintenance Division is seeking a Custodial Services Coordinator to fill essential position coordinating the procedural duties associated with general housekeeping at the James City County Recreation Center, as well as other outlying facilities.

Responsibilities: Assigning and monitoring custodial work; Performing administrative duties including preparation of work logs and field reports; maintaining cleaning supplies usage records; Ordering and delivering cleaning supplies to various County buildings; Recommending personnel actions such as hiring, training, and evaluating staff. Performs general housekeeping, floor care, installing or replacing paper dispenses, replacing ceiling tiles, and performing preventive maintenance on all cleaning equipment.

Requirements: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; and considerable custodial experience; supervisory experience preferred; Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria. Requires considerable knowledge of commercial building cleaning practices, procedures, supplies, and equipment Knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Must have skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing and time management.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 18)

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER
James City County

JamesCityNew

Nurse Practitioner

James City County Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner to provide primary health care services to patients within a community based clinic serving the uninsured and underinsured. Position is for part time, temporary up to 28 hours/week, no nights or weekends.  New graduates welcome to apply.

Responsibilities: Work in collaboration with physicians and other Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants; Conduct physical exams and patient assessments; Establish treatment plans; Order appropriate diagnostic tests; Prescribe appropriate medications. Requirements: Must be eligible for Virginia prescriptive authority; Requires a Family Nurse Practitioner license from the Commonwealth of Virginia; related experience preferred; Must be certified in specialty.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 18)

 

PERMIT TECHNICIAN
Sussex County

Sussex

Permit Technician

Application deadline: 4:00p.m., Monday, May 2, 2016

The County of Sussex is seeking candidates for the position of Permit Technician reporting to the Director of Community Development.  This position provides critical support to the Community Development Office by performing difficult, skilled clerical work and providing a variety of administrative and office management support functions. Successful candidate shall be responsible for receiving and processing zoning, building, trades and land disturbance permits, maintaining records and files, issuing certificates of occupancy and serving as back up to the Assistant to the Director of Community Development. Attendance at monthly Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and Board of Supervisors meetings, as needed, and the ability to make oral presentations.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Capability of attending evening meetings.
      • Thorough knowledge of technology; standard office practices, procedures and equip-ment, Microsoft Word and Outlook; typing, Business English, spelling and arithmetic; and the functions and organization of local government; good writing skills a must;
      • Demonstrates ability to work under deadlines; multi-task; maintains detailed records; performs and organizes work independently; manages time; communicates ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the Board, County staff and the general public; to deal with the public courteously and tactfully in all circumstances; and to use discretion.
      • Ability to be flexible.
      • Attention to detail.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

      • The candidate should possess or have the ability to possess within twelve (12) months the
      • Permit Certification from the International Code Council and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
      • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school  and general clerical work involving contact with the public

SALARY $30,000 – $34,000 DOQ.

Submit cover letter, resume and Commonwealth of Virginia application to Andre M. Greene, Director of Community Development, Post Office Box 1397, 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex VA 23884. Please mark your envelope “Confidential – Permit Technician Position.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Post mark dates are not acceptable. EEO/ADA

(POSTED April 18)

 

MANAGEMENT ANALYST/BUDGET
Loudoun County

Loudoun

MANAGEMENT ANALYST/BUDGET

Loudoun County’s Department of Management and Budget (DMB) is seeking a detail-oriented, analytical team player who thrives in a fast-paced work environment to fill a full-time Management Analyst position. The Management Analyst is a member of the DMB team, which performs coordination and technical work in the preparation and presentation of the County’s annual Proposed and Adopted Budgets; advises and assists departments with financial management, budget monitoring and amendments; and provides training and consultation to departments in the area of budget, budget systems, and performance management.

The position is high-visibility and produces work products and recommendations that guide resource allocation decisions for the organization. The position also performs technical work in the review and monitoring of the County’s annual budget and provides excellent customer service to a portfolio of assigned departments. The analyst acts as a subject matter expert for the financial decisions and analysis for his/her assigned departments. The ideal candidate will have a team-oriented approach, strong analytical and writing skills, a proven record of excellent customer service, a desire to innovate, and a passion for local government.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public or Private Financial Management, or a related field with three years of directly related experience in budget, management analysis, performance management, or other related work experience. Experience in governmental budgeting and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field are strongly preferred. This position requires thorough knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with Oracle EBS and Hyperion is a plus and also strongly preferred. Experience with Oracle based systems is desired. This position works outside of normal business hours on occasion and is expected to attend some night and weekend meetings. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background, DMV and credit check.

Hiring Range: $46,304-$67,567. Recruitment #16-S306-1112. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply.

EOE

(POSTED April 14)

 

DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & FINANCE
Washington County

Washington

DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & FINANCE
COUNTY OF WASHINGTON, VIRGINIA

The County of Washington, Virginia is presently seeking applications for the position of Director of Budget & Finance.  Under the direction of the County Administrator, the director is responsible for oversight of the County’s budget and finance function and advises the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors on major budgeting and accounting.

Generally is responsible for developing and implementing administrative policies and procedures relative to budget; general ledger; procurement; accounts payable and payroll. This position serves as a security officer for the County’s computer systems in coordination with the Director of Information Systems. Ability to manage staff and excellent customer service skills required.  Salary range DoQ, DoE with benefits.

A complete Position Description along with an Application for Employment may be obtained through the
Human Resources Department
Washington County Government Center
1 Government Center Place, Suite A,
Abingdon, Virginia 24210

Applications are also available for print via the County website www.washcova.comApplications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Washington County, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED April 13)

 

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES CHIEF
King William County

KingWilliam

Chief of the King William Department of Fire and Emergency Services
Grade 36 – $71,936 – $95,000
Starting Salary $71,936

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

– The Chief, working with the County Administrator, shall develop a plan to establish a county Department of Fire and Emergency Services integrating current volunteer departments with County funded resources to establish a combination Fire and Rescue System.
– Establish operational policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations for the Department and serve at the point of control to ensure these items are followed.
– Development and administration of the department budget; approve the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approve expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary. This includes preparing projections and funding needs associated with the pay per call formula.
– Establish, within County policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocate resources accordingly.
– Lead the procurement and management of the County’s contract to provide EMS services and/or develop plan to hire career staff.
– Respond to incidents as necessary and may, upon arrival, assume command of the emergency scene.
– Serve as the Emergency Management Coordinator and, as such, coordinate prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation of natural & man-made disasters.
– Develop, implement and maintain the King William County emergency operations plan including the assignment of responsibilities and actions required of local leadership, hazards analysis, the receipt and the dissemination of Homeland Security and disaster warnings, emergency preparedness, emergency operations, disaster analysis and recovery assistance to ensure quick and effective response to the needs of the citizens and community in the event of a disaster.
– Ensure the County’s emergency plans are compatible with the plans and procedures of other key facilities and organizations within the County; serve as a liaison with State, Federal and adjacent county authorities to insure effective disaster preparedness and response capabilities.
– Serve as the Hazardous Materials Coordinator for the County and, as such, coordinate prevention, response and mitigation of hazardous materials exposures.
– Serve as the County Fire Code Official and Fire Marshal.
– Coordinate with the Sheriff’s Office on dispatch issues and protocols.
– Prepare and deliver policy recommendations and presentations to County Administration and the Board of Supervisors.
– The working environment is both indoors and outdoors presenting conditions that may include exposure to adverse weather and hazardous pollutants. The Chief is “on call” 24 hours a day and is expected to perform other job related tasks as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requirements:

– Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience (5 years management level)
– Degree should be in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Management or a related field.
– Appropriate experience and training may be substituted in place of degree requirement.
– Experience in each of the following fields; firefighting, rescue and EMS.
– Candidate should possess the following minimum certifications Firefighter II, Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, Hazardous Materials Operations, EMT-Basic and ICS-300. Experience may be substituted for above certifications.
– King William County residency must be established within first twelve (12) months of employment unless waived by the Board of Supervisors.
– Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Preferences will be given to one or more of the following:
– EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic
– Graduate degree in a related field
– Graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program
– Have a record of success in managing within a combined volunteer/career system.
– Experience with Continuity of Operations plan development and preparation.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry in excess of 75 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office or moderately loud when in the field. Work may periodically the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. There is frequent exposure to physical and emotional stress, fire, adverse weather conditions and hazardous substances with potential for bodily injury or even death. The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, or in high, precarious places.

EVALUATION:
Performance will be evaluated on the ability and effectiveness with which the incumbent accomplishes the above responsibilities. The successful candidate must pass a criminal and background check.

For a complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our website http://kingwilliamcounty.us/departments-and-services/human-resources/

Closing Date: May 2, 2016

(POSTED April 13)

 

COMBINATION INSPECTOR, COMBINATION INSPECTOR/PLANS EXAMINER
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Combination Inspector, Combination Inspector/Plans Examiner

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 04/08/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/29/16 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:

      • Full-time position working in the Building Inspections department.
      • Hiring salary: Dependent on qualifications and certification(s).

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Under supervision, performs technical and skilled inspection work in area of expertise of the building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and structures during various stages of construction, alteration, renovation and/or repair. Employee must exercise independent judgment in applying these standards to a variety of work situations.  Employee must also exercise considerable tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with contractors, property owners and the public.  Reports to the Building Official.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Click the job title links below for duties and qualifications specific to each position:

ICC = International Code Council
DHCH = Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
COMBINATION INSPECTOR:

      • Possession of a high school diploma, supplemented by college coursework in engineering, construction management or architecture.
      • Three (3) years of experience as a certified inspector in a local government setting.
      • Possession of ICC or DHCH certifications as Combination Inspector One & Two Family Dwelling and Combination Inspector General.

COMBINATION INSPECTOR/PLANS EXAMINER:

      • Possession of a high school diploma, supplemented by college coursework in engineering, construction management or architecture.
      • Five (5) years of experience as a certified inspector and/or plans examiner in a local government setting.
      • Possession of ICC or DHCH certifications as Combination Inspector One & Two Family Dwelling, Combination Inspector General and Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire and Electrical Plans Examiner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Positions require a high school diploma or GED, possession of a valid driver’s license, possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards.
Pass a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination. Employee may be subject to subsequent physical examinations to ensure he/she meets job-related physical requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered for this position, online application must have the following:

A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.)

For a complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our website www.gloucesterva.jobs

(POSTED April 12)

 

 

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR                     Salary:  $98,321.60 – $162,219.20

 

The City of Manassas, Virginia is seeking candidates to fill the position of Public Works Director for a full service Public Works Department.  The ideal candidate is an industry leader with excellent leadership experience to manage, direct and coordinate the work of various divisions within the Public Works Department including Street Maintenance, Traffic Signals, Buildings & Grounds Maintenance, and Fleet Maintenance.  Refuse Collection and Recycling Services are managed by Public Works but are provided via a third-party contractor.

Hiring Range: $98,321.60 – $130,270.40/DOQ

This position works closely with the City Manager, Utilities Department, Engineering Department, and Development Services Department to implement City Council’s vision and strategic plan, to build and maintain the City’s public infrastructure, and to maintain the high quality of life in Manassas.  The City of Manassas has a high-functioning Senior Leadership Team and the Director of Public Works is a key contributing member of this team.  This position reports to the Deputy City Manager.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff: Develop and oversee employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compile and review timesheets; approve/process employee concerns and problems and counsel or discipline as appropriate; interview potential candidates and makes hiring recommendations; complete employee performance appraisals;  recommend promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases; and train staff in operations, policies, procedures.

Develops and manages annual budget; analyzes monthly financial reports and recommends budget adjustments as necessary.

Works closely with Engineering Department to develop and manage significant capital improvements program with a particular focus on transportation system improvements.  Conducts field inspections and makes complex decisions regarding ongoing capital projects.

Keeps City Manager, City Council, and citizens informed regarding Public Works activities, and generally ensures that the activities are in line with the established goals and objectives.  Ensures that all activities and efforts of the department complement and support City Council’s strategic plan.

Works closely with regional transportation partners including the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on transportation related matters and projects.

Represents the City at local, regional and state meetings as required: Attends public hearings and make presentations to public gatherings and City Council regarding departmental proposals, projects, and activities.

Performs special assignments as requested: Researches and prepares reports and projects; develops and implements programs; administers state and federal grants; and presents technical data to City staff and others as needed.

 

Education & Experience:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, public administration, or related field is required; Master’s degree strongly preferred; supplemented by a minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible management experience in public works operations and administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Candidates licensed as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

This position will be open until filled. Please submit an application by visiting the City website at www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs. Interested candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the completed City application.  Initial consideration will be given to those applications received by May 9th, 2016.

(POSTED April 11)

 

CITY ENGINEER
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas

CITY ENGINEER                                       Salary:  $91,915.20 – $151,632.00

The City of Manassas, Virginia is seeking candidates to fill the position of City Engineer.  This position leads a multi-discipline engineering services department that provides design, coordination, review, and project management services to other City divisions in the implementation of capital improvement projects.  In addition, this department provides plan review services for all proposed development projects within the City to ensure conformance with the City’s design standards and interface with public infrastructure.  This department is also responsible for the City’s Stormwater Management Program.

Hiring Range: $91,915.20 – $121,763.20/DOQ

The ideal candidate is an industry leader with excellent leadership experience to manage, direct and coordinate the work of a multi-disciplined engineering team including water, sewer, electric, transportation, surveying, stormwater, and GIS.  Direct design and construction management experience in a local government setting will be needed to ensure success in the position.

This position works closely with the City Manager, Utilities Department, Public Works Department, and Development Services Department to implement City Council’s vision and strategic plan, to build and maintain the City’s public infrastructure, and to maintain the high quality of life in Manassas.  The City of Manassas has a high-functioning Senior Leadership Team and the City Engineer is a key contributing member of this team.  This position reports to the Deputy City Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

Supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff: Develop and oversee employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compile and review timesheets; approve/process employee concerns and problems and counsel or discipline as appropriate; interview potential candidates and makes hiring recommendations; complete employee performance appraisals;  recommend promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases; and train staff in operations, policies, procedures.

Works closely with other City Departments to develop and manage significant capital improvements program.  Coordinates design work and construction management with both city staff and third-party consultants.  Conducts field inspections and makes complex decisions regarding ongoing capital projects.

Manages the plan review process for this department and coordinates work with Development Services to ensure all submitted development plans conform to the City’s design standards and properly coordinate with the City’s public infrastructure.

Supervises Stormwater Program Manager and ensures program is administered correctly and that all maintenance work is coordinated with the Department of Public Works.

Develops and manages annual budget; analyzes monthly financial reports and recommends budget adjustments as necessary.

Keeps City Manager, City Council, and citizens informed regarding capital project activities, and generally ensures that the activities are in line with the established goals and objectives.  Ensures that all activities and efforts of the department complement and support City Council’s strategic plan.

Represents the City at local, regional and state meetings as required: Attends public hearings and make presentations to public gatherings and City Council regarding departmental proposals, projects, and activities.

Performs special assignments as requested: Researches and prepares reports and projects; develops and implements programs; administers state and federal grants; and presents technical data to City staff and others as needed.

 

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Structural, or related Engineering Field;  Master’s Degree preferred; supplemented by a minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible management experience in the design and construction of public infrastructure projects; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.  License as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.  Additional state certifications in erosion and sediment control, storm water management, plan review, etc., are preferred.

 

This position will be open until filled. Please submit an application by visiting the City website at www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs. Interested candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the completed City application.  Initial consideration will be given to those applications received by May 9th, 2016.

(POSTED April 11)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Isle of Wight County, Virginia (36,007), conveniently located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia
nestled on the shores of the James River, is seeking applications for the position of County Administrator. Isle of Wight County’s Administrator directs and supervises operations of all County departments, provides administrative support to the Board and is responsible for preparing the County’s annual budget, for advising the Board as to the financial condition of the County and preparing agendas for the regular meetings of the Board. Isle of Wight is governed by the Board of Supervisors, consisting of five members elected by district on a staggered term basis. The County is located a short distance from the major metropolitan hub of Hampton Roads and provides a wide array of comprehensive services to residents. For Fiscal Year 2016, the County operates with a budget of $162.6 million and a real estate tax rate of $0.85 per $100 assessed value. In addition, the County holds a ‘AA+’ bond rating at this time.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field; with a master’s degree encouraged. In addition, at least ten (10) years of progressively
responsible management experience as a Chief Executive/ Administrator or Deputy Chief Executive/
Administrator in a comparably sized, growing community, business or non-profit organization with a wide range of duties in operation and management is desirable. Past experience of the candidate should exhibit a high level of interest and successful achievement that provides strong leadership in areas that include building transparent systems, utility system management, economic and community development, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, understanding the needs and challenges of working in a diverse, but developing rural community, building Board and community consensus and dealing with public finance issues.

A full profile describing the County, the Administrator’s position and the County’s programs may be found at http://www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us/ or https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/862.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience.
Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

The application deadline is May 8, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Isle of Wight County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Isle of Wight in May 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

Isle of Wight County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED April 11)

 

UTILITY TECHNICIAN-ELECTRICAL/MECHANICAL
Hanover County

Hanover

Utility Technician-Electrical/Mechanical

Public Utilities is seeking a qualified candidate for this technical position.  The incumbent will be performing routine repairs and preventive maintenance on water and wastewater utility electrical/mechanical equipment; repairing and installing electrical/mechanical equipment as needed; and maintaining records.

This position is part of a career development program.  Familiarity with the equipment and techniques necessary to perform assigned work tasks, preferred.  HS diploma or equivalent required, related experience preferred.  Hiring range $26,465 – $48,000 plus benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com  or call 804.365.6075 (TDD # 365.6140).

EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED April 11)

 

UTILITY TECHNICIAN-COLLECTIONS
Hanover County

Hanover

Utility Technician-Collections

Public Utilities is seeking a qualified candidate for this technical position.  The incumbent will be performing routine cleaning and inspection work of the sanitary sewer collection system. This position is part of a career development program.  Familiarity with the equipment and techniques necessary to perform assigned work tasks, preferred.  HS diploma or equivalent required, related experience preferred.  Hiring range $26,465 to $39,483 plus benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com  or call 804.365.6075 (TDD # 365.6140).

EOE/MFDV

 (POSTED April 11)

 

UTILITY TECHNICIAN-CONSTRUCTION
Hanover County

Hanover

Utility Technician-Construction

Public Utilities is seeking a qualified candidate for this technical position.  The incumbent will be performing construction work operating construction equipment and tools as required; repairing and installing water and sewer lines and appurtenances as needed; and maintaining records.

This position is part of a career development program.  Familiarity with the equipment and techniques necessary to perform assigned work tasks, preferred.  HS diploma or equivalent required, related experience preferred.  Hiring range $26,465 – $35,741 plus benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com  or call 804.365.6075 (TDD # 365.6140).

EOE/MFDV.

 (POSTED April 11)

 

BENEFIT PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Hanover County

Hanover

Benefit Program Supervisor

Hanover County Social Services is seeking qualified candidates for this administrative position.  The incumbent supervises Benefit Programs Specialist who determine eligibility for government assistance programs and provide clerical support to the unit; train, lead and develop staff; and monitor case management services.

Requires considerable knowledge of current social, economic and health issues and trends; principles and practices of effective supervision; public assistance programs, policies and regulations.  Requires working knowledge of computer systems and standard office software to include the State Department of Social Services human services systems.  High school diploma or equivalent required (Bachelor’s degree preferred) with at least two (2) years’ related experience, supervisory experience and /or training preferred.

For more information and to apply, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com  or call 804.365.6075 (TDD # 365-6140).

EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED April 11)

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Region 2000 LGC

Region2000

Transportation Planning Program Coordinator:

The Region 2000 Local Government Council is seeking to fill the position of Transportation Planning Program Coordinator.  The individual selected will be responsible for the development and management of the Central Virginia Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) programs and other transportation and planning related initiatives.

A master’s degree in urban planning or transportation planning is preferred and five years of progressively responsible experience is required or a combination of both education and experience.  A competitive salary will be offered depending on qualifications, with excellent fringe benefits.

Position description, application available at http://www.localgovernmentcouncil.org/about/jobs.html.

Reply with application, resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@region2000.org , fax 434.845.3493 or Region 2000 LGC, 828 Main Street, 12th floor, Lynchburg, VA 24504.

Position open until filledPriority response date, May 17, 2016.

Drug free environment. VRS employer. EOE

(POSTED April 8)

 

DIRECTOR/ENGINEER
Alleghany County

Alleghany

DIRECTOR/ENGINEER
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Alleghany County is accepting applications for a Director/Engineer to lead the Department of Public Works.  Requires considerable knowledge of the functional service areas of a local government public works department, to include but not limited to water, sewer, solid waste management, planning, zoning, building inspections, engineering, and code compliance; preparation, administration, and evaluation of the budgets for the same; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of civil/sanitary engineering; considerable knowledge of local government human resources principles and practices; and considerable knowledge of risk management principles and practices related to local government public works operations.

Will assume responsibilities for the Public Works Department in operations, management, budget, finance, risk management, and provide general administrative leadership for the Department of Public Works.  Must possess 3 years experience in similar field and relevant bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, or engineering; experience in public works preferred; licensure as a professional engineer preferred, but not required.

Other combinations of related educational attainment or experience may be considered.  Must demonstrate strong ability to provide leadership and work effectively in a team environment among departmental and local government colleagues.  Requires effective written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking; proficiency in Microsoft Office products; and experience with municipal software.  Work to be performed independently under the general supervision of the County Administrator/Assistant County Administrator with considerable opportunity to apply initiative and judgement.  Must possess valid Va. driver’s license.

Apply by cover letter and resume (include salary history) to:
Alleghany County Administrator’s Office, Attn:  Jon Lanford
9212 Winterberry Avenue
Covington, Virginia 24426

If you have already submitted an application, you do not need to resubmitPosition open until filledStarting salary range negotiable based on experience.

EOE

(POSTED April 8)

 

RECREATION LEADER
James City County

JamesCityNew

Recreation Leader

$9.55/hour or higher DOQ; part-time, temporary positions;

James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking enthusiastic individuals with high energy and ability to work in a team environment to help plan, lead and coordinate recreational activities such as games, sports, arts, crafts and for children (ages 3 months to 11 years old) at James City County Recreation Center.

Work availability will consist of morning shifts only, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 12 noon.

Responsibilities include:

      • Assisting with and planning a variety of engaging daily recreational activities
      • Ensuring a safe environment for children
      • Assisting with behavior management and record keeping
      • Establishing and maintaining rapport with participants, parents, and staff

Requirements:

      • Some knowledge of child growth/development, safety and health practices and experience working with children in a recreational, educational or state licensed day care program setting is preferred.
      • Post-offer drug screen, criminal history, sex offender and Child Protective Services registry checks and tuberculosis test conducted.
      • Must possess or be able to obtain CPR certification within six months of hire

Click here to read the full job description. Applications will be accepted until midnight (EST) on 04/15/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

(POSTED April 8)

 

PARK ATTENDANT (CUSTOMER ASSISTANT)
James City County

JamesCityNew

Park Attendant (Customer Assistant)

$11.87/hour; no benefits; seasonal positions up to 40 hours per week or year-round positions up to 28 hours/week available

James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking a responsible individual to perform responsible work assisting in the daily operation of various County’s parks and outdoor pools.  Selected applicants will be assigned to a designated location, but may be required to work at other locations.  Applicants should be willing to work flexible schedules, which may include weekend, early morning, late evening, and holiday hours.

Responsibilities:

      • Assisting patrons
      • Monitoring activities
      • Maintaining the cleanliness of assigned park(s), which includes picking up litter, emptying trash cans, and cleaning restrooms
      • May include collecting revenue and working concessions in which a food handler’s card will be required

Requirements:

      • A valid Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Cash handling experience
      • Experience working with the public, preferably in a park or other public facility

Post-offer drug screening, criminal history/sex offender, and driving records checks will be conducted.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the job description link, for information on general aptitude and physical requirements needed to be successful in this position.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm (EST) on 06/01/2016, or until the positions are filled, whichever comes first.

(POSTED April 8)

 

CONTROLLER
Goochland County

Goochland

CONTROLLER

Goochland County seeks outstanding candidates for the Controller position with the Department of Finance.  This is a full-time position with benefits.  The incumbent performs a wide range of tasks to assist in the proper maintenance of the County’s general ledger for countywide financial reporting in support of the Deputy County Administrator for Financial Services and other customers.

Primary duties include:

      • Has lead role in compiling the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, directly preparing exhibits and schedules for review by the external auditor
      • Likely to serve as Project Manager for the replacement of the County’s financial system software, working with recently hired consultant to procure new software and coordinate the transition from the current Bright system beginning in early 2017
      • Prepares, initiates, and/or approves journal entries as needed
      • Prepares accounting, fiscal, and statistical reports as requested, performing research and analysis of revenues and expenditures and significant variances
      • Provides direct support to the Department of Public Utilities regarding water and sewer enterprise fund accounting and trends analysis
      • Maintains consistency within the County’s chart of accounts, and serves as the capital assets coordinator for the County
      • Oversees budget document submission to GFOA and assists with budget implementation

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, experience in government accounting and financial reporting, and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).  Preferred candidate will be a Certified Public Accountant, have thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and current GASB statements as well as Bright/AS400 financial system software with multiple years of entity-wide professional accounting experience in a local government environment.

The hiring range is $70,000 to $85,000, depending on qualifications. An online Goochland County Employment Application is required for consideration of this position and is available at www.goochlandva.usThe deadline to apply is April 22, 2016.  A pre-employment drug screen and background investigation will be required. EOE.

(POSTED April 4)

 

MARKET INTELLIGENCE ASSOCIATE P/T
Frederick County

Frederick

Part- Time Market Intelligence Associate
Economic Development Authority

Frederick County Local Government is seeking a Part-Time Market Intelligence Associate to collect, catalog, maintain, and present a wide range of information from secondary sources that is critical to the work of the EDA. This role is a support position responsible for assisting EDA efforts related to talent engagement, business attraction and business retention.

The successful applicant will:

•Maintain data and analysis for print and electronic marketing materials;
• Provide analytic support to EDA activities;
• Manage the office and industrial building/land database and online site selection tools, maintain and further develop site selection tools, including online listings;
• Research competitive advantages of Frederick County for business retention and attraction purposes;
• Monitor and report target industry trends and opportunities;
• Collect and analyze current and future real estate data and trends;
• Generate market intelligence that impacts EDA strategies;
• Provide data and analysis as needed to support the Business Retention, Business Attraction and Talent Engagement programs;
• Gather raw data to assist with marketing campaigns and special projects (e.g., target industry analysis).

Attributes for the position:

•Two year associates degree with focus study in Business, Business Administration or related area;
• Two to three years of progressively responsible marketing or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities;
• Previous experience in planning, performing and delivering economic development research;
• Two to three years’ experience using spreadsheets and Microsoft Office software (PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc.);
• Must be a self-starter with a positive attitude;
• Must have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities;
• Must be committed to service excellence;
• Must be a team player who develops and maintains good working relationships with EDA staff and a wide range of economic development allies;
• Must have the proven ability to treat all information in a confidential manner.

 Miscellaneous Position Information:

•General County Application with resume required;
• Part-Time Position; No Benefits; 26 Hours Maximum per week;
• Pay Rate: $22.00-$30.00 p/hour, dependent on experience and/or qualifications.

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED April 4)

 

CITY ASSESSOR
City of Staunton

CityOfStaunton

City Assessor

The City of Staunton is recruiting for a City Assessor to plan, organize and direct the appraisal and assessment of real property in the City. Reporting to the City Manager, the successful candidate will, among other duties, be responsible for implementing procedures in commercial, industrial and residential appraisals, maintaining property tax records and maps, staying abreast on local property value trends, carrying out the biannual reassessment of the City’s 10,000+ parcels, and fulfilling the leadership and administrative duties of the Assessor’s office.

Successful experience working with CAMA software (the City uses Appraisal ® Vision Software), property valuation, problem solving, effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to collaborate and build effective working relationships with stakeholders is required.

The position requires significant experience in real property appraisal, coupled with education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in real estate, economics, business, public administration, or related field; Master’s degree preferred. Appointment is contingent upon certification by the Virginia Department of Taxation for real property appraisal. Salary is DOQ/E.

Apply online at www.staunton.va.us by April 24, 2016.

EOE

(POSTED April 1)

 

DEMOGRAPHER
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

Demographer

OPENING DATE: 03/30/16

CLOSING DATE: 04/13/16 11:59 PM

Prince William County is seeking a highly skilled professional who is organized and has strong attention to detail to perform demographic research and analysis. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is tech savvy, analytical and who enjoys resolving complex issues and intertwined scenarios.

PREFERENCES: Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with all levels of the organization. Considerable knowledge of ArcGIS 10.3 or higher is desirable. Project management and leadership experience is a plus.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pwcgov/default.cfm

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.
(POSTED April 1)

 

FITNESS ATTENDANT
James City County

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Fitness Attendant

$11.87/hour; Part-time temporary positions. James City County Parks & Recreation department looking for responsible individual to assist and instruct James City County Community Center patrons in the effective use of a wide variety of cardiovascular endurance and strength training equipment.

Responsibilities: Monitors orderly operation of the fitness area; Provides routine maintenance to fitness equipment. Must be available to work flexible schedule to include afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and some work experience assisting the public, and operation of fitness equipment; or any combination of training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Must possess and maintain CPR-Professional Rescuer and Advanced First Aid Certificate or obtain certification within six months of hire date. Must successfully complete Cybex and Nautilus training within three months of hire date.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 06/25/2016 or until the positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED April 1)

 

MARCH 2016

BUSINESS LICENSE INSPECTOR
James City County

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Business License Inspector

$32,994/year + Full-time County Benefits. The Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office is seeking a Business License Inspector to perform essential work researching, collecting, and analyzing comprehensive information to assess various taxes for the County. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service and communication skills who is able to establish and maintain working relationships.

Responsibilities: Assess local Business, Profession & Occupation License (BPOL) Tax; Meets with new businesses on license applications and annual filing requirements; Reviews information sources to ensure businesses are in compliance with related statutes; Maintains accurate historical records; Establishes accounts for the assessment of locally assessed business taxes.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in accounting, business, or related field, and considerable experience in the field of taxation, which shall have included experience with computerized records maintenance systems; Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Seeking someone with knowledge of laws related to business licenses and taxes as well as various accounting and financial statements. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be able to maintain confidentiality and interpret and apply relevant laws and policies.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on April 15, 2016, or until position is filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov

(POSTED March 30)

 

BUDGET ANALYST
Roanoke County

Roanoke

Budget Analyst

SALARY:  $42,709.00 – $51,250.00 Annually
OPENING  DATE:  03/18/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/10/16 11:59 PM

GENERAL  DESCRIPTION:

Performs difficult professional budgetary and financial work involving the study of administrative systems, policies, procedures and organization, in line with the preparation and administration  of the county’s comprehensive annual budget. Responsible for exercising considerable independent judgment and initiative in performing assigned duties, incorporating sound governmental budgeting and accounting principles in the budgetary process. Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Analyzes annual departmental budget requests and assists in the preparation of the county’s annual budget
      • Analyze departmental programs, projects and activities as they pertain to efficient utilization of resources, materials and person Request additional materials where needed and make recommendations as to their requests
      • Analyze productivity studies, organizational and legislative reviews. Prepare reports and present findings as needed.
      • Performs independent work analyzing and making recommendations regarding proposals related to fiscal and operational opportunities.
      • Prepares and completes budget entries, transactions, and account balancing
      • Prepares budgetary reports, analysis statements, and other documentation
      • Provides counsel to departments on a variety of budgetary questions, performing research and analyses as required
      • Administers the financial system for various departmental billings
      • Assist the Director of Management and Budget during the annual budget preparation cycle, including preparation of operating and capital budget documents
      • Assist with liaison activities between Payroll and Human Resources
      • Assist in the preparation of the budgetary publications and documents
      • Assist with the development and monitoring of performance measures

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES:

Education
Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, finance, budget or a related field or equivalent combination of training and experience providing desirable knowledge, abilities, and skills. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience
Required: Some experience in public finance, management and administrative analysis, or accounting and fiscal operations. Experience with performance measures, capital budgeting and revenue analysis is a plus.

Certifications/ Licenses

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

      • Thorough knowledge of the methods and procedures of budgeting and the principles of management and organization as they pertain to the budgeting process; and in the use of personal computers utilizing spreadsheet, word processing and graphics applications.
      • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, budget preparation and administration, and organizational management analysis
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writin

Additional Requirements

Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Must be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description. Must be able to work some nights and weekends as the job requires.

Apply online:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/roanokeva/jobs/1387176/budget-analyst

(POSTED March 30)

 

INVESTMENT AND DEBT MANAGER
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

NVTA

POSITION TITLE: Investment and Debt Manager
REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer
SALARY: $90,000 – $125,000 (Depending on qualifications and experience.)
The statements in this position description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by incumbent(s) assigned to this position. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK. TYPICAL TASKS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Performs complex professional and difficult administrative work involving planning, supervising, coordinating and maintaining the Authority investment and debt programs in compliance with adopted policies and procedures. Work involves developing and implementing policies and procedures in the areas of revenue forecasting, cash flow projections, safeguarding and efficient management of the Authority funds, investment of funds, issuance and servicing of debt, and the accounting, reporting as well as reconciliation of the financial data for each of the above program areas. Work involves having inter-jurisdictional and inter-agency responsibility for special projects and managing difficult administrative and financial management functions for planning, organizing, executing and directing work in all areas of financial and economic analysis, reporting and reconciliation of the financial data related to investments and debt.
Work is performed under general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer.

TYPICAL TASKS:

√ Manage the development and implementation of the Authority investment and debt programs;
√ Professional and technical work involved with the daily investment and cash management of funds on long and short-term basis;
√ Coordinate with financial institutions as required;
√ Oversee the purchase and sale of investment instruments;
√ Ensure investments are made in accordance with Authority policies and applicable federal and state standards and regulations;
√ Ensure accurate and appropriate records are reflected and reconciled with performance for all investment and other banking transactions;
√ Coordination and preparation of various financial analysis and reports including long and short-term revenue and expenditure forecasts, gathering of statistical data and projections on revenues in coordination with member jurisdictions;
√ Coordinate issuance of Authority debt with the CFO, financial advisor, council of counsels and bond counsel and preparation of financial data for debt issuance documents and bond rating agency requirements;
√ Endeavors to attain the highest possible credit rating for each debt issue and to minimize debt interest costs;
√ Assess debt issuance alternatives including new and innovative financing approaches;
√ Oversee payment, recording and reconciliation of debt service payments to bond holders;
√ Participate in the development of the six year capital improvement plan and annual fiscal plan;
√ Oversee banking contracts and relationships;
√ Ensure applicable federal and state standards and regulations are followed for all assigned programs; and prepares special complex financial reports;
√ Ensure post issuance compliance with IRS regulations;
√ Ensure post issuance disclosure and reporting requirements are met.
√ Ensure compliance with IRS arbitrage calculations and submittal of IRS Form 8038-T

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

√ Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of government financial management;
√ Comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in debt and cash management programs;
√ Comprehensive knowledge of post issuance tax compliance;
√ Comprehensive knowledge of post issuance disclosure requirements;
√ Thorough knowledge of accounting principles theory and practices; thorough knowledge of principles and practices of revenue and expenditure forecasting, investments, budgeting and financial management;
√ Thorough knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local statutory or regulatory provisions and standards;
√ Thorough knowledge in evaluating and forecasting governmental entities financial conditions;
√ General knowledge of office automation equipment to include spreadsheets, presentation, email and word processing software;
√ Thorough knowledge of banking practices and methods involved in the receipt, collection, custody, transfer and disbursement of public funds as well as banking, cash and related fiscal records;
√ Thorough knowledge of managerial and supervisory principles, practices and procedures, ability to plan, organize, and assign the work of subordinate personnel;
√ Ability to evaluate the work of subordinates;
√ Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with jurisdiction and agency employees, elected officials, bank officials, regulatory officials and the general public.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

√ Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration with major course work in finance, financial management, accounting or related field and 5-8 years of experience in public finance administration.
√ Experience must include 5 or more years of experience with complex financial transactions related to investments and debt; 2-3 years supervisory experience at a professional level preferably in governmental accounting and financial management.
√ Semiannual Statements of Economic Interest are required.
√ Must be bondable.

PREFERRED CHARACTERISTICS:

√ Professional demeanor
√ Strategic thinker, results driven.
√ Ability to respond flexibly as part of a small staff with significant time demands.
√ Understanding that nature of position requires some evening work (e.g. committee meetings, public hearings).
√ Ability to work well with elected and senior appointed officials.
√ Ability to express oneself orally and in writing in a coherent, clear and understandable manner.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work will typically be performed in a quiet, office environment. Support to Authority (and potentially committee) meetings will be in a public meeting environment that may be crowded and sometimes noisy. Authority and committee meetings are often conducted during evening hours. Attendance at other regional evening meetings may be required.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Send resume and cover letter to recruitment@thenovaauthority.org. Cover letter should address salary history and requirements. Additional information on the NVTA can be found at http://thenovaauthority.org/. First review of resumes will occur on April 11th.

Please note, this position becomes effective with the 2017 fiscal year of the Authority. Therefore, the earliest start date for compensation and employment purposes is July 1, 2016.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability.

(POSTED March 29)

 

INTENSIVE SUPERVISION OFFICER
Frederick County

Frederick

Intensive Supervision Officer
Juvenile Probation Office
(26TH District Court Service Unit)

 

Major Responsibilities Include:

      • Provide intensive casework and supervision to moderate and high risk court involved youth, adhering to state standards and local policies and procedures.   Make referrals for services and collaborate with treatment providers and other agencies;
      • Completes a variety of detailed reports to be submitted to the Courts, attorneys, etc.;
      • Coordinates, administers and develops special programs, projects or services to juveniles and their families;
      • Serves as a representative of the Court Service Unit during legal proceedings, law enforcement and academic related matters and interdisciplinary agency meetings;
      • Act as court liaison, summarizing and recording/documenting court hearings, testify as an agent for court services as required;
      • Completes a variety of daily departmental paperwork in accordance with State and local policy and guidelines;
      • Testifies in Court as necessary.

Some Requirements Include:

      • High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor’s degree in a field related to criminal justice, social work, or psychology is preferred.  Experience in counseling at risk youth and their families in a court setting is preferred.  All prior practical experience will be considered toward the degree/job requirements;
      • Knowledge of the criminal justice system, including court proceedings, ability to interpret regulations, guidelines, and statues;
      • Ability to interview and utilize counseling techniques; must maintain and prepare a variety of required reports and correspondence;
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with diverse socioeconomic groups and populations as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, local law enforcement officials, coworkers, the general public and representatives of public and private agencies;
      • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

      • Position is primarily Monday – Friday working 8a – 5p; requires a minimum of one evening shift per week;
      • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background and CPS background check;
      • Salary Range: $32,300 – $51,700 DOE/DOQ;
      • General County Application with resume required; position open until filled.
      • Please Note: This position has been re-opened to allow for additional recruitment; previous applicants need not reapply.

County benefits include:

      • Health and Dental Insurance
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Virginia Retirement System
      • Paid Time Off
      • Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

 Frederick County benefits included.

General County Application required and available online at www.fcva.us.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

(POSTED March 28)

 

FITNESS ATTENDANT
James City County

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Fitness Attendant

$11.87/hour; Part-time temporary positions. James City County Parks & Recreation department looking for responsible individual to assist and instruct James City County Community Center patrons in the effective use of a wide variety of cardiovascular endurance and strength training equipment.

Responsibilities: Monitors orderly operation of the fitness area; Provides routine maintenance to fitness equipment. Must be available to work flexible schedule to include afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and some work experience assisting the public, and operation of fitness equipment; or any combination of training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Must possess and maintain CPR-Professional Rescuer and Advanced First Aid Certificate or obtain certification within six months of hire date. Must successfully complete Cybex and Nautilus training within three months of hire date.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 06/25/2016 or until the positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 28)

 

ASAP INSTRUCTOR-PART TIME
Frederick County

Frederick

ASAP Instructor – Part Time
Alcohol Safety Action Program
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center
Old Dominion Court Services

 

Frederick County, Virginia Local Government is seeking ASAP instructors to provide classroom instruction and training for individuals charged with and/or convicted of alcohol and/or drug-related traffic offenses and who are ordered by our courts to complete ASAP training.

Attributes for the position include:

      • Will serve as primary program administer of state-provided ASAP curriculum material to be administered to classes ranging from 15 to 20 participants;
      • Requires work at satellite offices in Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren counties;
      • Ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends;
      • Responsible for instructing 2 hour classes, once a week, for up to 10 consecutive weeks, pending course completion;

Requirements for the position include:

      • Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or similar field;
      • Two years’ experience preferred in education, law enforcement, or counseling or counseling services in alcohol, drug abuse, and driver’s safety functions;
      • Knowledge of alcohol and/or drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
      • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
      • Ability to conduct performance evaluations, maintain records and prepare reports;
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
      • The incumbent will be required to successfully pass a driving record check, and a criminal background check.

Miscellaneous Information:

      • Pay Rate: $18.00 p/hour; Part-Time, No Benefits;
      • General Application must be completed for consideration; Position open until filled.

General Application available on our website:  www.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

(POSTED March 28)

 

CIVIL ENGINEER
Hanover County

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Civil Engineer

Hanover County is seeking engineering candidate to join the Public Works Team.  The incumbent will perform a variety of civil engineering duties including:

      • Reviews construction plans, specifications, estimates, contracts and reports involved in the construction, maintenance and operation of a variety of projects.
      • Inspects construction projects such as subdivisions, commercial developments, roads and variety of other construction activities.
      • Provides project management for various types of Capital Improvement Projects.
      • Provides project management for public road construction projects in accordance with VDOT’s Locally Administered Projects Manual.
      • Develops and monitors project budgets / expenditures, including revenues where applicable.

Knowledge of modern principles and practices of civil engineering, stormwater hydraulics, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control required.  Familiarity with public road construction and VDOT’s Local Administered Projects requirements, the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program and Virginia Stormwater Management Programs, desired.  Requires Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering.  Professional  Engineering License preferred.  Erosion & Sediment Certification, desired.

For more information and to apply, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com or call 804.365.6075. (TDD #365.6140)

EOE/MFDV

(POSTED March 28)

 

LIFEGUARD (INDOOR)
James City County

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Lifeguard (Indoor)

$9.55/hour + partial benefits; part-time, regular position; 25 hours/week; flexible schedule available James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking a positive, team-oriented individual who would take pride in creating a safe and welcoming environment for the James City County Recreation Center members.

Duties:  ensure safety of pool patrons; enforce pool policies, rules, and regulations; measures and reports water chemistry, assist with pool and pool area maintenance and cleaning; and teaches swimming lessons. Requires: current certifications for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED. Previous experience as a lifeguard, current Certified Pool Operators or Aquatic facility Operations, certified First Responders, or Emergency medical Technicians preferred. Requires post-offer criminal history and sex offender check and drug screening.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) 05/21/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 22)

 

LIFEGUARD (INDOOR) P/T
James City County

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Lifeguard (Indoor)

$9.55/hour; part-time, temporary positions; applicants must be able to work flexible schedules on an as needed basis. James City County Parks and Recreation seeks several individuals available to work on-call hours at the indoor pool in the James City/Williamsburg Community Center. Experience related to safety and pool chemistry, current certifications for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR required.

Previous experience as a Lifeguard, current Certified Pool Operators or Aquatic Facility Operators, certified First Responders, or Emergency Medical Technicians preferred. Post-offer criminal history and sex offender check and drug screening required.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) 05/21/2016 until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 22)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Amherst County

Amherst

Director of Finance

Amherst County is looking for an experienced individual with a strong background in local government finance, budgeting and integration of complex financial systems to serve as its first Director of Finance.  The successful candidate should have strong communication skills to present financial data in a way that facilitates decision making. Independent judgment and initiative with attention to detail under minimal supervision is expected.

The successful candidate will be a strong and strategic leader with significant experience in financial policy and debt management/financing, budget development and administration, financial policy evaluation and development, cash management and investment, general accounting, employee supervision, financial reporting and audit planning procedures.

This position will lead the preparation of annual budgets, be responsible for analyzing projects and programs, and must be able to prepare and explain accurate revenue and expense projections. Additionally, the candidate must be able to understand the operational needs of a variety of departments, prepare and make presentations to County leadership, and must have experience developing process improvements to enhance efficiencies and tighten internal controls.

With appropriate segregation of duties, the candidate will also provide guidance for the integrated accounting of the School Division, Service Authority and EDA budgets as well as the Treasurer’s accounts.  Prior experience with Bright AS400 accounting software is preferred. Master’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration or related field is desired, along with CPA or CPFO license, and a minimum of 10 years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hiring range is $75,000 – $83,000 plus benefits depending on qualifications.

To apply for this position please submit an Amherst County application along with a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) references to the
Office of Human Resources
PO Box 390
153 Washington St.
Amherst, VA 24521
or email to  hr@countyofamherst.com

Application and full job description is available through the Office of Human Resources or online at www.countyofamherst.com.

Applications received until filled.

EOE

(POSTED March 22)

 

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ANANLYST
York County

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Senior Human Resources Analyst

SALARY: $51,664.00 – $71,260.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/17/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

 

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for developing, implementing, and administering the County’s classification and pay plan; processes salary actions and advises department officials on compensation issues in order to ensure compliance with FLSA, other regulations, and internal policies.  Analyzes and evaluates County jobs; collects and analyzes market data in conjunction with individual classification reviews and more comprehensive studies.  Assists with administering the employee benefits programs to include health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation, and other programs.  Meets with carriers/vendors to discuss the County’s program needs; surveys other localities and organizations in order to remain competitive in the benefits area and communicates benefits information to employees throughout the year and during open enrollments.  Researches laws affecting compensation and benefits, and makes recommendations to management on compensation and benefits related practices and procedures.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or any field related to compensation and benefits and 5 to 7 years of experience in managing and designing employee compensation and benefits programs is required; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification preferred.

Must be familiar with federal and state regulations pertaining to compensation and benefits administration. Experience with self-funded insurance programs, defined benefit and defined contribution retirement programs desired.

Requires strong analytical skills and good oral and written communication skills.

Personal computer experience using Microsoft Office software required.

Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines which include a computer, printer, calculator, etc. Work involves a great deal of sitting in front of a personal computer or desk, and occasional walking or standing when doing job analyses.

For a more detailed description: View Document

Apply online at http://www.yorkcounty.gov/humanresources

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The County of York reserves the right to close or withdraw this position at any time.

(POSTED March 22)

 

MANAGEMENT ANALYST
Fluvanna County

Fluvanna

MANAGEMENT ANALYST – #1385

The County of Fluvanna, VA is seeking a full-time Management Analyst.  Duties include:  Managing day-to-day operations of the County’s budget, performing financial, analytical, and supervisory support for assigned programs, administering and providing support for the County’s Munis financial system, and assists county staff in identifying, preparing, submitting, monitoring and managing grants for external sources.  Under the direction of the Fluvanna County Director of Finance, the Management Analyst  independently carries out assignments; organizes own work, sets priorities, meets critical deadlines, and follows-up on assignments.

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field.  CPA and/or extensive public accounting experience preferred. The candidate will also bring several years of progressively responsible experience in professional analytical, accounting and administrative experience as a budget analyst, management analyst, and/or grants manager, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  The candidate must also demonstrate to have excellent teambuilding, organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and computer proficiency.  A combination of experience and education will be considered.

Salary beginning at $47,224 plus benefits, DOQ.  Position open until close of business April 15, 2016.

Submit a County application, resume, cover letter, and references jobs@fluvannacounty.org.

Applications are available at the county website, www.fluvannacounty.org .

EOE 

(POSTED March 22)

 

OPERATIONS PROGRAM MANAGER
Town of Culpeper

TownOfCulpeper

OPERATIONS PROGRAM MANAGER

Town of Culpeper
Full-Time – Excellent Benefits
Salary Range – $44,844.80 – $71,760.00

 

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for an Operations Program Manager.  The successful candidate will perform difficult technical work assisting with the operation and maintenance of Town infrastructure and utilities; administer compliance programs for Town operations; manage the pretreatment program, FOG program, storm water program, water labs and wastewater lab; prepare standard operating procedures, quality control reports and other documentation and training aids; prepare and submit a variety of local, state and federal mandated reports; and perform other duties as assigned.

Candidate must have thorough knowledge of principles and practices of water treatment and wastewater operations; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of necessary safety precautions; thorough knowledge of federal and state regulations governing water and wastewater treatment systems; ability to work independently and establish priorities with minimal guidance; ability to formula operational policies and procedures; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to prepare detailed reports and maintain records.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in chemistry, biology or related field and at least 5 years of experience in municipal utility operations.

 Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov.

Open until filled.

EOE

(POSTED March 21)

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Arlington County

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

 Arlington County, Virginia (226,908) is seeking an innovative and strategic executive leader to serve as its Deputy Director for the Department of Human Services. This position will work across boundaries and with multiple stakeholders and community partners to promote high quality, integrated services for the Department of Human Services and the residents of Arlington County. This senior leader will work with the Director of the DHS to achieve broader County and community goals and initiatives. The Deputy Director will also provide leadership to five (5) Division Chiefs who manage operations in Aging and Disability Services, Child and Family Services, Economic Independence, Behavioral Healthcare Services and Public Health Services. Arlington County is a world-class, urban community situated directly across from Washington, D.C and is home to a highly diverse population and engaged citizenry.

Working with the Division Chiefs of the DHS, the Deputy Director will set operational policies, develop and meet standards for outcomes and performance and fulfill the Department’s pledge to the community to provide high quality services in a cost effective manner. The Deputy Director’s position will be tasked with managing complex community issues and projects as well as building effective teams and motivating staff to achieve the vision of the Department and the County. DHS serves as the largest department in Arlington County government and provides services for more than 50,000 clients annually, operating with a $142 million budget and over 700 staff members which manage over 140 programs.

Minimum requirements for the position include a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, social services, human services or related field, supplemented by progressively responsible experience in a senior management or leadership role in a large human services organization. In addition, candidates must possess knowledge of and experience working with several service areas of DHS, which include Aging and Disability, Child and Family, Economic Independence, Behavioral Health and Public Health. The ideal candidate for the position will possess a record of significant accomplishments in a complex human services organization, with experience in mental health services strongly desired. Successful candidates will also show a demonstrated ability to forge strong relationships with clients, elected officials, managers, employees and community members as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of public administration, human resources and organizational development. Strong oral and written communication skills as well as a positive outlook and commitment to getting the job done are also necessary for success.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. The County offers a comprehensive package of benefits to include vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance. The County administers a Defined Benefit plan, which includes a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan and a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Other benefits include the Workplace Wellness program and Mass Transit Subsidy.

The application deadline is April 17, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Department of Human Services. The DHS will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Arlington County in May 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com or 804.726.9750.

The Department of Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED March 21)

 

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Senior Project Manager
Office of Facilities & Environmental Services Exempt, Pay Grade 19

The Senior Project Manager performs complex skilled and technical work in support of Feasibility, Programming, Design, Construction & Close-Out phases as they relate to the engineering, planning and construction of County-wide projects; Projects will be of a commercial or institutional nature and varied in scope and size. Specific project types may include, but are not necessarily limited to: schools, commercial spaces, public infrastructure, courts, libraries, etc. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

√ Performs program management responsibilities for multiple interrelated projects requiring public input, multiple design teams, multiple groups of project stakeholders and multiple prime contractors;
√ Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple and/or large scale projects in varying phases of the project development lifecycle;
√ Oversees project inspectors and/or administrators to ensure project administration requirements are timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures;
√ Reviews deliverables for projects and ensures that deliverables are staffed and reviewed by project stakeholders, as required;
√ Minimizes County exposure and risk across multiple projects by proactively managing projects and by using advanced knowledge of construction practices, policies and procedures and contract law to appropriately shift and/or reduce identified risks;
√ Coordinates construction documents review and approval through County review processes to ensure timely design and overall project schedule success;
√ Coordinates the acquisition of easements and right-of-ways as required;
√ Schedules, supervises and recommends action on value engineering studies, peer and constructability reviews, LEED scope develop, third-party estimates, etc.;
√ Manages financial data for multiple projects using Excel spreadsheets and/or project management software;
√ Reviews and approves appropriate percentages of completion for both design and construction in order to determine project payments;
√ Records invoices, change orders, potential change orders and other specified and potential project budget impacts in order to provide real-time project budgeting and reconciles records with Finance to ensure projects are completed within budget;
√ Develops and refines budgets from authorizing documents with minimal top-level breakdown while relying on available departmental resources and significant construction-industry experience;
√ Analyzes, reviews and prepares Change Orders for assigned projects;
√ Serves as the project team leader and facilitator for project meetings;
√ Ensures that meeting minutes are maintained throughout the project lifecycle to provide continuity and historical documentation;
√ Proactively confronts and resolves project issues openly, equitably and quickly to prevent derailment and negative project impacts;
√ Timely and effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors and project stakeholders, as appropriate;
√ Tactfully communicates sensitive information in a timely manner to prevent harmful repercussions and embarrassment to project stakeholders or the County;
√ Serves as the project spokesperson on behalf of the County when assigned projects are presented to the Board of Supervisors, the School Board, the Architectural Review board and other agencies, as required;
√ Drafts Executive Board Reports for assigned projects requiring Board of Supervisor or School Board decisions;
√ Provides input into the evaluation and design of projects as required to ensure projects remain within scope and meet the County’s best long-term interests;
√ Mentors subordinates to develop as leaders while clarifying roles and responsibilities;
√ Possesses the expert knowledge to identify opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for change;
√ Builds expert knowledge in the construction industry and conveys knowledge to others;
√ Handles difficult personnel and team situations directly, using appropriate leadership techniques;
√ Participates in subordinates’ performance evaluations and career development planning;
√ Evokes creative solutions and innovative thinking from project team members in an effort to solve project hurdles through all phases of project development;
√ Helps to determine new, creative ways to employ teams on projects and distribute responsibilities;
√ Works in conjunction with other County departments and subject-matter-experts, local jurisdictions and utilities organizations in an effort to proactively navigate regulatory and statutory requirements that could negatively impact project budgets and schedules;
√ Grows long-term relationships with project stakeholders to ensure that future County relationships are positively impacted;
√ Proactively leads project stakeholders such as the design team and contractor through internal and external bureaucratic requirements to ensure timely project completions;
√ Recognizes areas for internal improvement and develops plans for implementation;
√ Manages day-to-day project team interaction and expectations for multiple and/or large-scale projects;
√ Possesses a knowledge base of each project stakeholder’s business, organization and objectives as they relate to assigned projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess the equivalent of a four year degree in architecture, engineering or construction management and at least 7 years experience in building design and/or construction to include construction management. A related four-year degree supplemented by at least 7 years experience in building design and/or construction management may be considered equivalent. LEED-AP certification highly desirable. Ten (10) years project management experience managing construction projects preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Virginia Driver’s License is required.

Knowledge of construction codes; knowledge of site plan and Architectural Review Board (ARB) preparation and approval processes; knowledge of design processes and techniques used by architectural and engineering firms; practical understanding of construction processes, methods, techniques and issues; ability to select qualified design professionals; ability to manage construction to deliver the projects on budget, on time and within scope; ability to interface varied (personal, construction manager, design professional, capital projects inspector, building code inspector, engineering, and zoning) inspections to ensure construction of the project per approved plans and specifications; knowledge of construction contract law; knowledge of critical path method (CPM) scheduling and software applications such as MS Project; knowledge of project budgeting and job costing; knowledge of MS Excel and project management software applications. Must have the ability and experience necessary to expedite complex projects. Must have the ability and experience to work independently and establish priorities with minimal guidance. Excellent communication skills to interface effectively with staff, consultants, contractors and public. Professional-level writing skills appropriate for correspondence, reports, action plans and responses to various County sources, outside agencies and the public.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Tasks involve frequent vehicle operation, extensive walking on construction sites over difficult terrain and steep slopes, and strenuous activities such as climbing over and around structures in various stages of construction. This occasionally involves lifting and carrying moderate weight (15-20 lbs.) objects and is required during adverse weather conditions. At all times, this requires consistent alertness to avoid potentially hazardous situations. Regular contact with the public, staff, construction personnel, county officials, and design professionals while using judgment, tact and consistent interpretation skills.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $59,073 – $70,888/ annual equivalent based on experience and education

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 4/1/2016

To apply: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED March 21)

 

BUYER II/BUYER I
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Buyer II/Buyer I
(Position may be filled as Buyer II or Buyer I, depending on candidate’s qualifications)
Department of Finance Non-Exempt, Pay Grade 14

The Buyer II performs difficult professional and technical work in coordinating the County’s and School Division’s purchasing system in accordance with Virginia Procurement Act and Albemarle County Purchasing Manual Codes and regulations, and purchasing best practices. Responsible for prioritizing requisitions received, determining the appropriate purchasing requirements to be followed and selection of successful vendor. Does related work as required. Work is performed with a considerable degree of individual responsibility and independent judgment. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

√ Authorizes the issuance of purchase orders for County and School division;
√ Oversees the purchasing of goods, services and supplies and equipment, ensuring the policies and procedures comply with Virginia Procurement Act;
√ Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of RFP’s, requisitions, and purchase orders with medium to high level of complexity, ensuring accurate and timely forms/reports;
√ Reviews requisitions, analysis of quotations, and recommends the awarding of contracts to vendors;
√ Assists in the maintenance and accuracy of the fixed assets inventory and fixed assets manual;
√ Assists at bid openings, records information relating to the bid process;
√   Processes legal advertisement of bids;
√ Disposition of surplus property;
√  Supports Access Albemarle and the Buy Speed Procurement Module as project subject matter expert;
√ Consult and provide support to decentralized buyers;
√ Prepares a variety of documents, technical and statistical reports, data for publication, and other materials where a knowledge of format and presentation is necessary;
√ Collects, files, checks and approves invoices and statements;
√ Makes appointments and arranges committee meetings;
√ Meets/greets/screens customers/visitors and interprets departmental policies and procedures for employees and the public;
√ Sets up and supervises the maintenance of filing systems;
√ Assists in development of office procedures;
√ May have some responsibility for supervision of others;
√ Performs other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, and four years experience of increasingly responsible related professional procurement experience, preferably in the public sector (local government and schools). Also, prefer certification as a Virginia Contracting Officer, Certified Professional Public Buyer, Certified Professional Procurement Officer or other professional procurement certification.

Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relevant to the administration of the Purchasing Department, departmental objectives, procedures, and organization; Considerable knowledge of the laws, practices and applicable procedures used in public sector purchasing; considerable knowledge of sources of supplies and of services and supplies required by a public sector jurisdiction (local government and schools); demonstrated knowledge of the request for proposal and competitive negotiation process as related to the procurement of services and supplies; extensive knowledge of technical terminology, procedures and equipment; ability to work under pressure; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with general public and staff; a thorough knowledge of Virginia Procurement Law and the County’s Purchasing Policy is required; standard office practices and procedures, equipment, and computer skills including MS Office Suite products like Word and Excel; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures; strong mathematical abilities including knowledge and familiarity with using complex spreadsheets and statistical tables; ability to maintain procurement records and prepare reports from such records; ability to make decisions in accordance with regulations and established policies; ability to work independently in the absence of specific instruction; ability to meet the public effectively; ability to deal effectively with vendors and negotiate price of goods or services.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Conducts work in a sitting position; however, job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and light lifting up to 30 pounds; requires frequent operation of a variety of office machines; regular contacts made with individuals from (a) other internal organization units, (b) outside organizations or (c) frequent contact with the general public for purposes of exchanging factual information which may require some judgment or interpretation in order to be responsible to questions or applicable to a specific situation; communication with Department Heads/ Principals and staff members of local government and schools on a regular basis is require; frequent contact with vendors and sales persons is necessary; communication is usually cooperative in nature.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $19.97 – $23.97 per hour/based on experience, education and internal equity. Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Until Filled

To apply: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED March 21)

 

APPRAISER TECHNICIAN
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Appraiser Technician
Department of Finance – Real Estate Division Non-Exempt, Pay Grade 12

The Appraiser Technician performs responsible professional and technical work for the purpose of assisting the organization in appraising real property for assessment purposes; does related work as required. The primary role of this position is to perform field inspections of residential new construction permits, existing parcels and residential structures to collect data for verification to establish value or to maintain accuracy against previously recorded data.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Review Appraiser. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

√ Takes measurements of buildings, collects data relative to amenities, and other conditions affecting values, makes calculations and applies such data for the purpose of appraising specific buildings;
√ May make field appraisals of real property and answer inquiries concerning appraisals when possible;
√ Assist in the development of sales ratio studies for land and buildings by identifying and comparing specific quality, size and characteristics;
√ Interviews persons familiar with property, inspects property, and searches public records;
√ Collects data relative to land valuations;
√ Collects data and other pertinent facts to aid in appeal cases and requests for changes in valuation;
√ Ensures equitable treatment of County property owners by performing parcel classifications, size verification and condition determination when conducting field inspections of individual parcels;
√ Gathers knowledge of local property trends and of current appraisal methods and techniques;
√ Makes recommendations to management on mapping changes;
√ May review basic appraisal methods, administration of complaints and appeals of assessments with property owners;
√ Reviews parcels under land use program to insure compliance with state and county codes; Inspects parcels to ensure compliance under Land Use Assessment regulations;
√ Appraises real property that is of a straightforward nature;
√ Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in real estate, business management or economics; seeks professional certification and posesses at least two years of experience involving basic appraisal principles, theories, methods and techniques. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Basic knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of appraising real estate; general knowledge of building construction practices and building and land values; some knowledge of state laws, charter provisions and municipal ordinances relating to real property assessment; ability to read and understand building construction plans and specifications, cadastral mapping, and GIS systems; ability to analyze factors influencing the value of property and to exercise sound judgment in the determination of property values; ability to write clear and concise reports; ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Regular contacts made with individuals from other internal units, outside organizations or the general public for purposes of exchanging factual information which may require some judgment or interpretation in order to be responsive to questions or applicable to a specific situation. Communication is generally cooperative but sometimes characterized by debate, and may cover confidential, sensitive, or controversial material requiring the use of tact, with infrequent conflicts resolved by higher authority. Occasional work involves sitting in office, majority of work involves performance of more strenuous physical nature: such as: walking over rough or uneven surfaces; bending, stooping, standing, light lifting; working in confined area (motor vehicle). Daily operation of motor vehicle, in possible adverse weather, with exposure to potentially severe or disabling injuries.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $17.35 – $20.82 per hour/based on experience, education, and internal equity.
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 4/1/2016

To apply: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED March 21)

 

TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR
Goochland County

Goochland

Transportation Supervisor

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations
SALARY SCALE:Administrative Scale, Level 6
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/DIRECT/INDIRECT REPORTS:Direct Reports – Yes
FLSA STATUS:Exempt
LOCATION: Central Office
WORK SCHEDULE: 260 days

Qualifications:

      • 5 + years experience in a supervisory role
      • Valid Virginia Driver’s license
      • Valid Virginia Commercial Drivers License (preferred)
      • Considerable knowledge of pupil transportation programs and services
      • Extensive knowledge of state and federal mandates and regulations regarding pupil transportation operations
      • Experience in organizing, staffing, evaluating, and planning
      • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
      • Ability to analyze situations and to identify and solve problems
      • Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

Position summary:

The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing, and administering the pupil transportation department in compliance with District objectives as well as all relevant guidelines, polices, codes, and regulations; to include the establishment of budget procedures and directing the work of all transportation employees, while serving as a resource to District administrators.

Essential Job Functions:

      • Plans and coordinates training programs for department employees
      • Supervises the planning and implementation of bus schedules and reviews routes for all program areas
      • Provides information to parents, patrons, schools, and employees related to transportation issues and concerns
      • Stays abreast of regulations and changes in federal and state motor vehicle traffic laws, regulations of the State Board of Education, and local policies pertaining to pupil transportation Assists the Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations to budget for all operations and maintenance of the pupil transportation department
      • Performs personnel functions, including interviewing, evaluating, supervising, and training employees
      • Develops a staffing model based on bus driver attendance and attrition data to ensure an adequate pool of substitute transportation personnel Facilitates periodic safety and communication meetings with drivers Coordinates the development of efficient bus routes and schedules using routing software Supervises work and evaluates performance of pupil transportation employees Assists the Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations to formulate and recommend policies, procedures, and standards/practices to be followed by the pupil transportation department
      • Measures performance and efficiency of services provided and outlines continuous improvement plans
      • Provides cost efficient services for extracurricular trips within the established guidelines Coordinates and aligns expectations with school principals and other administrators regarding pupil transportation
      • Assesses incidents and complaints for the purpose of resolving or recommending corrective actions and resolutions
      • Works cooperatively with County Fire and Rescue Department, Sheriffs Department, and neighboring counties to recommend appropriate action due to inclement weather Attends School Board Meetings and prepares reports as requested by Superintendent Assumes responsibility for professional growth and keeps materials, supplies, and skills up-to-date;
      • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities
      • Performs related duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations in accordance with the school/system policies and practices

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidate must be able to meet the criteria set forth by the Goochland County Public Schools criminal history background check. Frequent operation of county owned vehicles is required to travel to schools throughout the division, school-related functions, administrative building, and central office. Frequent operation of office equipment is required.

For more information and to apply: goochlandschools.org/jobs

Application deadline: Open until filled

(POSTED March 18)

 

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Bedford County

Bedford

DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Bedford County, Virginia (population 77,371) is located in west central Virginia between the cities of Lynchburg and Roanoke.  The area abounds with natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities offering residents an attractive and pleasant environment in which to live, work and play.  The County is seeking candidates to serve as its Director of Information Technology.

This role will have responsibility for technology infrastructure, telecommunications infrastructure, technology services, and applications which support the mission of departments within the County.  The Director is responsible for working with County departments to establish the long-term strategic direction for technology and applications supporting governmental functions.  This is an ongoing process which the Director will continually monitor and adapt to align with needs and requirements of the departments and to adapt to changes in technology in the industry.  The Director will be responsible for ongoing management of the design and implementation of strategies which support the County’s strategic initiatives.

The Director will be responsible for establishing the direction for the staff of the department to design, implement and manage the technology and applications which support the governmental functions of the County.  The Director will be responsible for establishing processes and procedures representing industry best practices for managing the County’s information technology environment.  The Director will be responsible for ensuring the department’s staff follows these established processes and procedures on a daily basis.  The Director will have project management responsibility for all projects involving the design, implementation, and management of technology supporting County departments.

The Director will have overall responsibility for information security for Bedford County.  In this role, the Director will be responsible for establishing a security plan and related security policies and procedures which are designed to protect the information and technology assets of the County.  The Director will have responsibility for the ongoing monitoring of security to ensure the County maintains a solid security posture. Work is performed under the general supervision of the County Administrator with latitude for independent judgment and action, both unilaterally and as authorized by the County Administrator.

Education and Experience Requirements:  A minimum of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science or related field and related course work in business related discipline.  Experience working in multiple roles within information technology including network engineering and support, systems and server engineering and administration, and application integration.

The salary range for the position is $80k to $115k depending upon qualifications.  The County offers an excellent benefits package including participation in Virginia Retirement System, health, dental, vision, and group life insurance, as well as paid holidays, sick leave and vacation.

For a complete profile related to the position, please visit: http://www.co.bedford.va.us/Res/Jobs/DirectorofInformation%20TechnologyAdvertisment%203_16_2016.pdf.

Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five work related references to: dfields@bedfordcountyva.gov
or Dawn Fields, Human Resources Manager
Bedford County
122 East Main Street, Suite 202
Bedford, Virginia 24523
no later than April 2, 2016.

 Bedford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED March 17)

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
Rappahhannock Regional Jail

Rappahannock Regional Jail

Correctional Officer

The Rappahannock Regional Jail is seeking a career-oriented individual who enjoys working with people, personal challenges and the opportunity for advancement.  This position monitors and ensures the safety, welfare and supervision of the inmates.  Duties include, but are not limited to; enforcing rules and regulations in a firm, but fair manner, respond to emergency situations; ability to prepare and maintain clear and concise logs and reports.  Flexible rotating shifts that will allow for quality family time.

Only serious applicants that wish to contribute to the safety and security of our community should apply.  Candidates must be adaptable and possess strong interpersonal communication skills. Applicants must be 21 years of age, must have HS Diploma/GED, and a valid Virginia Driver’s License.  Applicant must pass a criminal background, DMV check and Polygraph examination.

Completed Jail application required.
Applications available online atwww.rrj.state.va.us
or at 1745 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford.
For more information call 540.288.5251

Open Until Filled

EOE

(POSTED March 17)

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Rappahannock Regional Jail

Rappahannock Regional Jail

Maintenance Technician

The Rappahannock Regional Jail is seeking to fill the position of Maintenance Technician.  This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair, minor modifications and construction work relating to electrical, painting, carpentry and plumbing for the entire facility.  Interested applicants should be in possession of a High School diploma or GED and an equivalent combination of education and/or two (2) years experience in HVAC, plumbing, boilers and electrical.  Should be knowledgeable in all phases of building maintenance.  Must have the ability to communicate with a variety of people, work independently and able to think and act quickly in emergency situations.  Applicants must be 21 years of age and must posses a valid VA driver’s license.

All applicants must successfully complete a criminal background investigation, drug test and polygraph examination.

Applications are available online at: www.rrj.state.va.us
or at 1745 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA.
For more information regarding this position, please call 540.288.5251

Open Until Filled

EOE

(POSTED March 17)

 

LPN
Rappahannock Regional Jail

 

Rappahannock Regional Jail
LPN

The Rappahannock Regional Jail is seeking an energetic, positive and self-motivated LPN to work with our team of diverse professionals providing health care to incarcerated individuals.  Duties include, but are not limited to; performing medical evaluations; assisting physicians; vein puncture; collecting medical data; preparing and maintaining files and records; preparing and dispensing medications.  This position requires 12 hour rotating shifts.  Must have a valid LPN state license.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, have HS Diploma/GED and a valid Virginia Driver’s License.  Applicant must pass a criminal background, DMV check and polygraph examination.

Completed Jail application required.
Applications available online at: www.rrj.state.va.us
or at 1745 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford.
For more information call 540.288.5251

Open Until Filled

EOE

(POSTED March 17)

 

REGISTERED NURSE
Rappahannock Regional Jail

Rappahannock Regional Jail

Registered Nurse

The Rappahannock Regional Jail is seeking an energetic, positive and self-motivated RN to work with our team of diverse professionals providing health care to incarcerated individuals.  Duties include, but are not limited to; performing medical evaluations; assisting physicians; vein puncture; collecting medical data; preparing and maintaining files and records; preparing and dispensing medications.  This position requires 12 hour rotating shifts.  Must have a valid RN state license.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, have HS Diploma/GED and a valid Virginia Driver’s License.  Applicant must pass a criminal background, DMV check and polygraph examination.

Completed Jail application required.
Applications available online at: www.rrj.state.va.us
or at 1745 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford.
For more information call 540.288.5251

Open Until Filled

EOE

(POSTED March 17)

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR III
Warren County

Warren

Assistant Director III

Job Description:  The Assistant Director III will succeed the Director.   This is the third management level in the occupational group for Social Services Assistant Director. Employees are responsible for serving as the single principal assistant to a Social Services Director requiring the planning, organizing, staffing and directing of major functional areas of the local department and includes both operational and administrative program areas. Employees are second only to the agency head in making decisions affecting the agency, particularly in specified program areas. The Social Services Assistant Director III is distinguished from the Social Services Assistant Director II by serving as a single position Deputy Director and having responsibility for the management of the major part of the local social services programs (both operational and administrative programs)  Implements, monitors, and evaluates major programs related to the department’s management and operations. Develops, interprets, and administers administrative policies, procedures, and utilization of staff resources.Assigns and explains work assignments to managers for new or changed programs, goals and processes;Reviews and analyzes records and reports of work accomplishment to assess program progress and resolve problems encountered in achieving goals and objectives; Takes corrective action;Attends management planning and policy-making meetings and provides advisory services in financial management matters; Represents the Social Service Director when absent or as designated; and Directs the work of managers who are responsible for major program areas in administrative support and program operations.

Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s):  Knowledge- Considerable knowledge of: human services program delivery; the current social, economic, and health issues relating to clients in jurisdiction; Social Security Act; laws and regulations on administration of welfare services; human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources; and principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems. Comprehensive knowledge of: the rules, regulations, and policies governing the department’s administrative, financial, and operational programs which this position supervises. Working knowledge of technical fields supervised. Skills- Skill in: operating office equipment to include the personal computer; and related equipment.  Abilities- Demonstrated ability to: plan, direct, implement, and monitor assigned programs; supervise and direct the work of managers; communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with diverse groups of persons; interpret complex rules and regulations; work effectively with others; represent the Social Service Director before the Boards, staff, and other committee assignment or government meetings; and to analyze problems and develop logical conclusions.

Qualifications Education, Experience, Licensure, and Certifications:  Master’s degree in social work, a behavioral science, counseling, business or public administration or related field supplemented with professional experience in social work or other human services field with considerable supervisory or other management work experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Please visit https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov for Position number 00052.

Open until 4/1/16

(POSTED March 16)

 

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
City of Winchester

Print

Radio Communications Manager

$44,408.00 – $57,720.00

This position is responsible for the overall successful installation, implementation, and maintenance of the Comprehensive Public Safety Radio Communications System. This is a state of the art system that will provide state of the art capabilities creating interoperability internally with multiple users in the city as well as enabling interoperability with other jurisdictions and agencies including various state and federal agencies.

The new radio communication system has a micro wave component which provides dependable connectivity between the two sites. The base radios and subscriber units (portables & mobile) have multiple user functions to ensure a wide array of user communications options as well as user safety.

Please visit www.winchesterva.gov for full job description and to apply.

(POSTED March 16)

 

CHIEF OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Virginia Department of Rail and Transportation

DRPTCHIEF OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF RAIL AND TRANSPORTATION

The Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), a Virginia state agency reporting to the Virginia Secretary of Transportation in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking a dynamic leader to join its executive team as Chief of Public Transportation. The successful candidate will join a strong executive team that is focused on a strong, values-based culture and building the agency’s capability to best serve the citizens of the Commonwealth. The DRPT currently operates with a Fiscal Year 2016 budget of $662.2 million and has an authorized full-time equivalent staffing level of sixty (60) employees. The DRPT’s focus is the movement of people and goods throughout the Commonwealth and the agency’s primary areas of activity are rail, public transportation and commuter services.

The Chief of Public Transportation is responsible for providing executive leadership and management in the development, execution and evaluation of all DRPT public transportation and congestion management initiatives including planning studies, program management, grants administration and project development/delivery. This position will serve as the DRPT’s chief advisor on Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs, policies and regulations and provide strategic input to agency policy-making functions related to public transportation and transportation demand management (TDM) as well as manage the six (6) year portfolio of public transportation and congestion management projects, which includes $2.8 billion in programmed expenditures.

Minimum requirements for the position include a master’s degree in public administration, transportation planning, transportation management or related field. At least fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible management experience in public transportation is also required, of which at least five (5) years must have been in a senior management position. The incumbent should possess considerable experience managing complex transportation programs, communicating with elected officals and legislators, business representatives and the public. In addition, the successful candidate should have considerable expereince working at a public transportation agency with significant responsibilities and be a strong leader with a proven track record of building accountability and working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. Significant knowledge of the transportation planning and programming processes including the TIP, Statewide-Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and Six-Year Improvement Plan (SYIP) as well as knowledge of federal, state and local transportation programs and grants management. Key qualities of the ideal professional include high personal integrity, proven leadership and fiscal stewardship, a desire to build relationships.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance and professional dues.

The application deadline is April 11, 2016. To be considered for this position, candidates must follow all requirements to properly complete a state application through the online employment system at https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. Applications should also include an attached résumé and cover letter. An applicant’s resume cannot substitute for completing the state application form in its entirety. Following the filing date, applications will be screened by Waters & Company based on the established criteria by the DRPT. The Department will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in early May 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

 The Department of Rail and Public Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN
Hanover County

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Facilities Technician

This is a skilled technical position. The incumbent performs routine tasks to repair and maintain equipment and systems in County buildings.  The Facilities Technician is part of Hanover’s Career Development Program (CD).  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to inspects and maintains all building environmental systems and communications, such as HVAC; installs and repairs data and telecommunication cable and electrical wiring; programs, interprets and operates building automation center that controls building systems and security; and operates mechanical systems such as chillers, boilers, pumps, air handling units and heaters.

Requires extensive knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and maintenance practices.  Must have basic understanding of plumbing, HVAC, and building construction-including the ability to operate power and hand tools. Requires the ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, schematics, diagrams and manuals.  Chlor-floro-carbon (CFC) license approved by EPA, preferred.  High school diploma or equivalent required with additional training in a technical program preferred.  Previous work related experience desired.

Salary range $29,238 – $49,720 plus benefits.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com or call 804.365.6075 (TDD# 356.6140).

EOE/MFDV.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Chesterfield County, Virginia (327,745), ideally located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States and Virginia’s fourth largest county, is seeking applications for the position of County Administrator. Chesterfield County’s Administrator is responsible for leading the operations of county government and its 4,200 full and part-time employees as well as advising the Board of Supervisors, setting priorities for consideration by the Board and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and ordinances and maintaining open communication with various sectors of the community. Chesterfield is governed by the Board of Supervisors, consisting of five members elected to serve four year terms and represent individual magisterial districts. The County is located within a two-hour drive of Virginia’s beaches, mountain ranges and Washington, D.C and has been designated as one of America’s Best Places to Live. For FY2016, the County operates with a budget of $785.6 million and a real estate tax rate of $0.96 per $100 assessed value. In addition, the County possesses the coveted ‘AAA’ bond rating by all three major rating agencies, reaffirming its strong financial management practices.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, planning or related field; with a master’s degree desired. In addition, at least ten (10) years of public sector management experience as an executive in a comparable sized community is required. The successful candidate will be able to take a vision and turn it into reality, while remaining aligned with the County’s goals and also aligning employees with those goals. Individual must be able to develop and maintain good relations with Board members, regional leaders, community groups and residents as well as understand diversity, be strong and enthusiastic in presenting ideas and proactive in dealing with issues. ICMA Credentialed Manager (ICMA-CM) status for candidates is desired. A full profile describing the County, the Administrator’s position and the County’s programs may be found at http://www.chesterfield.gov/ or https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, paid time off, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and deferred compensation. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

The application deadline is April 8, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Chesterfield County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Chesterfield in late April/early May 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

 Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED March 15)

 

SPOTTER
Frederick County

Frederick

Spotter
Landfill

The successful applicant:

      • Directs traffic and ensures flow control of vehicles at the landfill working face;
      • Enforces landfill regulations and safety rules at the landfill;
      • Ensures that waste is being disposed of in proper areas;
      • Perform visual inspections of all loads;
      • Perform detailed written documentation for at least five (5) percent of waste delivered to the landfill;
      • Assists haulers with directions to proper disposal areas;
      • Provide routine information to haulers regarding unacceptable waste and waste generation locations;
      • Performs related duties assigned.

Attributes for the position:

      • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school;
      • Ability to maintain records of waste inspections, and other essential documentation;
      • Ability to learn and enforce illegal dumping regulations, and safety rules;
      • Must be alert and observant while in the working environment;
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public;
      • Ability to work in unfavorable weather conditions, emergency situations and work flexible schedules holidays/weekends and be dependable.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

      • General application required;
      • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
      • Starting Salary for the position is $29,500;
      • Position is open until filled.

County benefits include:

      • Health and Dental Insurance
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Virginia Retirement System
      • Paid Time Off
      • Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our websitewww.fcva.us/jobs

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED March 14)

 

CIRCULATION SERVICES ASSISTANT
James City County

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Circulation Services Assistant

$11.87/hour + Part-Time County Benefits; part-time regular, 20 hours/week; varied schedule includes mornings, afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends. Job alternates between James City County Library and Williamsburg Library.

Responsibilities Include: Checking out library materials to the public using an automated system. Maintaining accurate user records. Requirements: Undergraduate degree or combination of higher education and/or two years customer service skills. Accurate and efficient clerical/computer skills.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on 03/25/2016.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 14)

 

SHELVER CLERK
James City County

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Shelver Clerk

$9.55/hour (no benefits); part-time, on-call positions. Varied schedule includes mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and alternates between James City County Library and Williamsburg Library. Responsibilities: Check in books and other library materials on automated system; Sorts and shelves library materials; Keeps library shelves and other areas in orders; Some clerical duties.

Requirements: High school diploma or, equivalent; Public library job experience; Minimum age 16; Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push book carts filled with library materials.

Accepting applications until filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 14)

 

ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY II
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II

The Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II serves as a prosecuting attorney for the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters pending before the Albemarle County General District Court, Albemarle County Circuit Court, the Albemarle County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and on occasion act as special prosecutor in other jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

      • Extensive prosecution experience (five to eight years of prosecution experience preferred)
      • Considerable experience in prosecuting violent crime, adult sexual assault, child exploitation, and Internet-based crimes
      • Outstanding judgement
      • Steadfast commitment to fairness and public service

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an accredited law school or completion of all necessary requirements in legal education program after having read Virginia law. Must be an active member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar and hold a license in good standing from the Virginia Supreme Court. A minimum of one year of previous experience as prosecutor or a minimum of five years of experience as a practicing attorney. Five (5) years or more of prosecution experience preferred. Considerable experience in violent crime, adult sexual assault, child exploitation, and Internet-based crimes preferred. Bilingual and multi-lingual fluency desirable. Diverse candidates welcome.

Full Listing and Apply at www.albemarle.org/jobs EEO/EOE

(POSTED March 11)

 

HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
James City County

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Human Resource Administrative Coordinator

$30,685/year or higher, DOQ + Full-time County Benefits; Full-time Regular position. Are you welcoming, organized, and computer savvy with the ability to provide excellent customer service while juggling multiple priorities? The Human Resource (HR) Department is seeking a responsible individual to support HR staff in all areas of the County’s comprehensive human resource management programs.

Responsibilities: Provides customer service by answering routine HR related questions; Schedules daily work of Administrative Assistants; Makes job offers, assists new hire in completing forms and post offer checks, and prepares material for new hire and supervisors; Accurately completes payroll data entry; Ensures scanning and quality assurance is completed for personnel documents; Assist employees in enrolling and changing benefits plans and other information; Processes tuition assistance requests; Researches issues to resolve problems and provide background about HR related topics.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; college degree or courses in public administration, human resource management, or a related field preferred; and, considerable experience in general office work including customer service required. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria; Must have effective communication skills; ability to edit communications for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and tone; working knowledge of the Internet and software applications including Microsoft Office products, accurate data entry; and, the ability to appropriately handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) March 15, 2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED March 10)

 

COUNTY ENGINEER
Albemarle County

Albemarle

County Engineer

Community Development Department

The County Engineer is responsible for planning, directing and implementing a sound program of engineering administration for Community Development.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major work in civil engineering, combined with a minimum of 6 years of related professional work experience and includes supervisory experience. Ideal candidate’s experience would be supplemented by graduate course work in public administration or similar educational endeavors.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a professional engineer (P.E.) is required. Certification as a Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Combined Administrator or Administrator, Plan Reviewers, and Inspector is required to be obtained with 12 months of employment. Preference given to candidates currently certified.

For application and additional information visit Albemarle County’s online application system at www.albemarle.org/jobs (direct link: https://albemarleva.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1478). Apply by April 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered.

(POSTED March 8)

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Fairfax County

Fairfax

Emergency Management Coordinator
Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management
Job # 16-00522
$96,910 – $161,516 Annually

Fairfax County Government seeks an experienced professional to lead and manage its Office of Emergency Management. As a member of the Senior Management Team and reporting to the Deputy County Executive, the Emergency Management Coordinator provides leadership, vision, direction and subject matter expertise in the field of emergency management and homeland security for the entire county of Fairfax, including the towns of Herndon and Vienna.

TO APPLY: Apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2016.

TTY 711. EEO/Reasonable Accommodation.

(POSTED March 7)

 

PROPERTY CODE INSPECTOR
City of Manassas

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PROPERTY CODE INSPECTOR
Salary: $46,196.80 – 76,211.20

Community Development Department. Conduct routine to complex inspections of residential and commercial properties for compliance with applicable Virginia Maintenance Codes and the City of Manassas Codes, including the Zoning Ordinance.

Hiring Range: $46,196.80 – 61,193.60

The successful incumbent will be able to inspect properties for potential code violations and issue corrective notices to property owners accordingly. Respond to complaints of City code violations and investigate possible infractions. Document and maintain paper and electronic records of enforcement activities. Ensure compliance of codes by maintaining a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations.

High School diploma or GED; supplemented by training and/or experience in planning, engineering, site development experience, property maintenance code or law enforcement, building trade inspections or related field. Zoning Official and Property Maintenance Certification desired or must attend training and obtain certification as a Certified Zoning Official and Property Maintenance Inspector within eighteen (18) months of employment; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.

To apply, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

This position is open until filled.

EOE M/F

(POSTED March 7)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
ROANOKE VALLEY ALLEGHANY REGIONAL COMMISSION
Roanoke Virginia

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director with considerable latitude for exercising independent judgment, responsible for performing fiscal and personnel management by maintaining a comprehensive computerized accounting system, preparing budgets, payroll and financial reports for management and grant funding sources, budgetary forecasting, negotiation of contracts for insurance, and other financial and personnel activities associated with multi-funded grants.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field, with six years of progressively responsible experience in maintaining a computerized accounting system for multi-funded programs. Experience with spreadsheet and data base management is required and experience with GMS software is desirable. Excellent fringe benefit package. Salary range $45-$55,000.

Send cover letter and resume to odooley@rvarc.org by March 31, 2016.

(POSTED March 7)

 

DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Chesterfield County Government

 

Chesterfield County, Virginia (Richmond-Metro Area), a recognized leader and award winning local government, is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, and collaborative leader to plan, coordinate, and direct the activities of the Department of Parks and Recreation, which provides comprehensive year-round programming for sports, fitness, special needs residents and nature programs for all ages.

Chesterfield, a suburban county of 446 square miles, is centrally located in the Commonwealth with a population of approximately 337,000 residents. Chesterfield is the corporate location for many small businesses as well as large international companies and has a national reputation as one of the most affluent and most educated localities in the country. Chesterfield is proud to be the recipient of the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Award gold medallion, the Award for Continuing Excellence (ACE) and holds AAA bond ratings from all three major bond rating agencies, one of only 25 counties nationwide.

The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is an integral part of the county’s service delivery system and offers a wide range of affordable leisure, recreational, and sports programs for all residents to improve their social, physical and mental well-being. Under the direction of the Deputy County Administrator for Human Services, the Director of Parks and Recreation establishes the goals and objectives for the department and is actively involved in all aspects of planning, organizing, managing and directing parks and recreation programs and activities in the county. The Director of Parks and Recreation will work collaboratively with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC), as well as department staff, other county departments, governmental agencies, elected officials, and the public. The Department is comprised of 111 full-time and approximately 200 part-time and seasonal employees; and operates and maintains 105 sites and 54 major parks, trails and 6,600 acres of outdoor spaces. The department operates with a FY16 budget of $10,646,000.

Under the direction of the Deputy County Administrator for Human Services, the Director of Parks and Recreation has the following responsibilities:

• lead, direct, and oversee planning, services and programs that are innovative, safe and sustainable within Chesterfield County;
administer programs in operations, capital development, trails systems, resource conservation, data management, visitor services, park programming and revenue management;
• identify and coordinate funding efforts for parks and recreation improvements, programs and services;
• develops, administers and manages operating budget including revenue and expense projections to ensure cost recovery targets are met;
• oversee new site acquisition, planning, design and construction of park facilities;
• work cooperatively with county school administration for joint use of school facilities;
• develop and/or reviews recommendations for new or modified programs and evaluates effectiveness of existing programs: analyzes costs, revenues, staffing, size, and characteristics of population served, and the effectiveness of programs in meeting goals and objectives;
• implement the countywide Parks and Recreation 20-year Master Plan.

Successful candidates should possess the following qualifications:

– Possess a strong character of ethics and integrity with a high standard for excellence
– Strong management and leadership skills to deliver high quality parks and recreational services in an efficient manner
– Visible and effective leader with the ability to communicate the vision, mission, and values of the department
– Accessible and approachable with the ability to partner and collaborate with multiple groups in developing solutions to meet the needs of the county
– Ability to work within established budget parameters and develop alternative revenue sources
– Excellent analytical skills yet creative, with a strong focus on operational efficiency in a complex parks and recreation organization
– Energetic self-starter, with a results-driven approach to management

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation administration, business administration, engineering or a related field, from an accredited college or university (master’s degree preferred), and a minimum of ten years progressively responsible experience in recreational programs, parks and facilities, including a minimum of five years in a supervisory/leadership capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience in a comparably sized organization. Parks certifications such as CPRP or PE are preferred.

An extensive background investigation including fingerprinting for an FBI criminal check is required and a pre-employment drug test. This recruitment will remain open until March 31, 2016 at 5 p.m. To view the recruitment profile, please visit Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Director Recruitment Profile. Interested applicants should submit a confidential resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Mary Martin Selby, Director of HR Services
Chesterfield County Human Resource Management
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Email: executivesearch@chesterfield.gov
804.748.1551

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

(POSTED March 4)

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
Amherst County

Amherst

WATER/WASTEWATER UTILITIES
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Due Date: April 4, 2016

Salary Range: $68,890-$116,953, DOE/DOQ

The Amherst County Service Authority is now accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Public Utilities. The Authority is seeking an individual with a history of significant public water/wastewater utilities involvement, demonstrated leadership skills and supervisory/ management experience. The applicant must be an analytical thinker with excellent verbal, written and computer communications skills. Responsible for overview and management of water resources, water treatment, transmission/distribution, wastewater collection, pumpage and treatment, development of the utility’s asset management plan, reports, development of manuals, plus numerous special projects. The applicant must be an operationally minded B.S. Engineer, P.E. preferred, or hold a B.S. in the Sciences plus clearly demonstrate the above listed experience. Licensure as a high level Water Treatment Plant Operator or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is helpful, dual licensure preferred. A valid VA driver’s license is necessary. Full security and drug screening.

The Amherst County Service Authority is a mid-sized public utility of 6,785 water accounts and 1,144 wastewater accounts, and a moderate growth rate. ACSA’s service area is located in the Western Piedmont of Central Virginia, north of Lynchburg. We look forward to providing this lifework opportunity to the right individual, committed to public health and the environment.

Phone 434.845.1606 for an application packet.

ACSA is an EOE.

(POSTED March 3)

 

CASHIER
Frederick County

Frederick

Cashier
Treasurer’s Office

The successful applicant:

• Performs general clerical and technical work in the review and processing of tax payments from individuals and businesses;
• Responds to basic property owner, taxpayer, customer, employee, and management questions and requests for assistance (via walk-in, e-mail, or phone);
• Assists explaining complex tax code and regulations in a customer-friendly manner, seeking input from account analyst and/or senior account analyst;
• Complies with all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the Frederick County Treasurer’s Office and Virginia law;
• Processes all local tax payments and miscellaneous payments to the County. Ensures all payments are accounted for and posted properly in a timely manner;
• Prepares and reconciles daily cash deposit;
• Ensures protection of highly confidential taxpayer information in accordance to the Virginia Secrecy Act and administrative regulations of the Virginia DMV and Virginia Dept. of Taxation;
• Processing of credit/abatements made by Commissioner of the Revenue’s office;
• Assists with the preparation and mailing of all personal property, real estate, and other local tax/fee bills utilizing quality control procedures to ensure accuracy;
• Will complete 12-18 months of training including through the Treasurer’s Association of Virginia.

Requirements Include:

• High School diploma/GED supplemented by coursework in accounting and business administration;
• Previous experience as a tax clerk preferred;
• General knowledge of Virginia laws;
• General knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment;
• Ability to deal effectively with taxpayers, co-workers and the general public.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Position is primarily Monday–Friday, working 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• General County Application with resume required;
• Must possess a valid driver’s license;
• Starting Salary: $30,000-$36,000; Dependent on experience/qualifications;
Application deadline: March 14, 2016.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

 

General Application available on our website: www.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED March 3)

 

CLERK TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
Full-Time, 12 Months, Non-Exempt, Pay Grade 14, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible
The Clerk to the Board of Supervisors performs difficult paraprofessional work in assisting the Board of Supervisors and directing the internal operations of the department, to include supervision of department staff. Responsible for all activities related to Board of Supervisors meetings and work sessions. Maintains all official records of Board of Supervisors and handles sensitive, confidential and controversial information. Responsible for administrative functions of the Board Staff; does related work as required.

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

• Is able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
• Demonstrates diplomacy and tact
• Is solution oriented
• Identifies positive outcomes before and after problems arise
• Takes a proactive approach to work
• Excels in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment
• Is an effective communicator, with strong writing skills
• Has a high level of energy and enthusiasm for work
• Is flexible and adaptable
• Is willing to attend all Board meetings, including many that occur outside of normal business hours
• Possess strong time management and organizational skills
• Is future oriented and thinks ahead
• Possesses excellent technology skills and ability to learn and use a variety of applications
• Networks with professional peers

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or administrative support technology, as well as a minimum of three years’ experience in increasingly responsible administrative work. Requires possession of, or the ability to obtain a Certified Municipal Clerk certification (CMC) within five years of employment. Prefer administrative work experience in local government and certification as a Certified Municipal Clerk.

Considerable knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment; ability to synthesize Board meeting issues and actions and produce concise notes; ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to meet top level officials and citizens with tact and diplomacy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, employees and the general public; ability to work under pressure and make independent decision in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and establish procedures; ability to prioritize, organize and work independently. Excellent technology skills, as well as extensive knowledge of software programs with proficiency in various forms of technology, electronic forms of media, website technology, office procedures and equipment. Ability to gain thorough knowledge of the functions and organization of the County government; thorough knowledge of County ordinances; and thorough knowledge of departmental activities, procedures and organization; SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Annually appointed; Custodian of the County Seal; Certified notary public.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The salary range for this position is $41,549 to $67,821 with excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options and VRS retirement. This is a full time, FLSA Non-Exempt position.

For an extended description of this position
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, April 1, 2016, 5:00 p.m. EST

Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

You may find more information at the Albemarle County Human Resources page http://www.albemarle.org/hr.

EEO/EOE

(POSTED March 2)

 

PRE-TRAIL INVESTIGATOR - CASE MANAGER
Hanover County

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Pre-Trial Investigator – Case Manager

This is a PART-TIME (24 hrs. per week) paraprofessional position with partial benefits. Hanover County’s Community Corrections Department is seeking a qualified candidate to perform routine tasks to make recommendations to the court, identifying defendants who are pretrial detainees and cannot make bond and supervise defendants pending trial and sentencing.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, conducting interviews and investigations of defendants to obtain background information; making recommendations of defendants to courts, Commonwealth’s Attorney and community agencies; serving as court liaison for arraignment docket; facilitating and monitoring substance abuse screening and drug testing; establishing and maintaining records on all defendants; and preparing reports and making presentations as needed. The successful candidate must have knowledge of the criminal justice systems and judicial procedures. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of the Department of Criminal Justice Services basic skills with a minimum of two (2) years related experience.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com or call 804.365.6489, (TDD# 365.6140) EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED March 2)

 

CLEAN COMMUNITY COORDINATOR
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Clean Community Coordinator

SALARY: $14.16 – $14.16 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 03/01/16

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

• Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately
• Part-time, 20 hours per week
• Position offers pro-rated benefits
• Requires occasional evening and Saturday hours

Under general supervision, performs administrative and program management duties in the coordination of the services, programs and activities of the Clean Community Program which promotes litter prevention, recycling, and beautification efforts. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion and initiative in completing assignments and handling public contact situations requiring considerable tact and knowledge of county policies, procedures and programs. Reports to the Director of Community Education.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Serves as staff liaison for the Clean Community Committee, assisting with projects and annual goals/objectives as determined by committee; and maintains committee files, minutes, and official documents.

2. Manages the day to day operations of services and programs, including correspondence, records, service projects, and grant and award applications and reports; maintains department website content; maintains a library of resource materials on various programs; produces e-newsletter on green initiatives and departmental activities.

3. Serves as contact source and resource for information related to litter prevention, beautification, recycling, and solid waste services.

4. Works with County Clean Community Committee and other citizen groups to plan and implement county-wide litter prevention programs and education services; publicizes the purposes and accomplishments of the litter prevention, recycling and other programs.

5. Assists in planning, organizing and conducting an annual community clean up for the county and other clean ups as designated by the Clean Community Committee. Provides information and resource materials to volunteers and organizations conducting independent clean ups.

6. Represents the County at meetings, workshops, training sessions, and other seminars related to job functions.

7. Plans and conducts informational presentations on litter prevention, recycling, and reduction of solid waste.

8. Gathers data and prepares reports, studies, summaries, and other projects needed for program planning, grants and department reports using computer and various software.

9. Communicates and publicizes the mission, objectives, and accomplishments of the Clean Community program.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field is preferred.

Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience in program management or administration, communications, and/or an environmental field.

Necessary Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid driver’s license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A cover letter and resume must be submitted with your on-line application.

A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.)

For a complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our website
www.gloucesterva.jobs

EMPLOYEE UTILIZATION IN ADVERSE WEATHER AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
All Gloucester County employees are subject to being assigned to specific positions and tasks during a “Declared Emergency” as support personnel, by the County Administrator, the Emergency Management Director, or the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Once assigned, this would be the same as a regular work assignment and all policies and procedures for duty assignments apply. (Please see Gloucester County Administrative Policy 101.1 – Employee Utilization in Adverse Weather and Emergency Conditions.)

(POSTED March 1)

 

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST
Department of Housing and Community Development

DHCD

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST
(Policy & Planning Specialist II)

 

POSITION #00313
LOCATION
: DHCD  600 E MAIN ST. STE 300   RICHMOND, VA 23219
HIRING RANGE: Negotiable to $65,000 Annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking a team player with strong analytical skills to provide technical and logistical support to the Policy & Legislative Office and Commission on Local Government by collecting and analyzing data; drafting reports on local boundary changes and governmental transition issues as well as other types of inter-local issues; oversight of assessment of state and federal mandates on local governments; identification of mandates and preparation of an annual catalog; conducting a survey of and preparing an annual report on cash proffer utilization; preparing fiscal impact statements and legislative action summaries; attends regular and special Commission meetings; conducts presentations; provides technical assistance and support to local government and intergovernmental entities; and additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS GUIDE:
Working knowledge of Virginia state and local government structure and authority and intergovernmental relations; of local government, land use, economic development and fiscal issues; and of Virginia and federal regulatory and legislative processes. Demonstrated ability to draft comprehensive and accurate reports, summaries, briefing papers, position statements and memoranda; to research, analyze and interpret federal and state law and regulations and to monitor proposed changes; to identify issues, analyze problems, develop solutions and formulate and articulate findings and recommendations; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to present complex information; to collect, compile and accurately analyze data; to manage multiple assignments and organize and prioritize work; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, state and local officials and public interest groups. Skilled using a PC and a variety of software to input data and produce graphics and to create and manipulate electronic databases. Ability to use ESRI GIS software and Microsoft Access preferred. Familiarity with data sources and ability to locate and utilize appropriate resources. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in urban planning, public administration, law or a related field preferred or equivalent combination of training and experience. An Advanced degree is preferred. Experience working with local governments and/or local government issues desired. A criminal records check and a valid driver license are required.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST COMPLETE A STATE APPLICATION THROUGH THE ONLINE EMPLOYMENT SYSTEM https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov BY MONDAY, March 14, 2016, at 11:59 P.M.

For additional information, please contact our Human Resource Office, at 804.371.7000

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, Minorities, Veterans and people with disabilities, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process

(POSTED March 1)

FEBRUARY 2016

PARALEGAL
City of Falls Church

FallsChurch

Paralegal

The City of Falls Church is recruiting for a full-time, Paralegal to assist in all aspects of the City Attorney’s office functions.

The successful candidate for the job will be highly organized, able to work independently, detailed oriented, adaptable, and possess thorough knowledge of legal office practices and procedures. The Paralegal will work closely with the City Attorney to manage the office and its budget and other aspects, be a liaison to citizens and to other City offices. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with upper-management, stakeholders and the public. This is a great opportunity to work closely with the City Attorney to manage a wide variety of aspects of a busy office.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as office manager, legal secretary and receptionist;
• Manages, directs and supervises the daily operations of the City Attorney’s office, including a wide range of administrative, management and services relating to personnel, budgetary/fiscal planning, program and records management;
• Prepare payroll and track office expenditures;
• Develop and maintain organizational and filing systems for the office;
• Draft letters and basic legal documents;
• Assist with factual and legal research as needed to assist the City Attorney;
• Update City Code and other legal publication;
• Maintain calendar and schedule meetings for the City Attorney;
• Acts as liaison between office and public or directs requests to proper staff member
• Maintain all files for the office, including confidential files; and
• Perform related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate’s Degree or specialized courses or training or experience equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college in legal studies, office technology or related field, or equivalent training and work experience;
• At least two years of paralegal, secretarial or closely related experience;
• Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suites – MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to organize and perform work independently and to provide paralegal and administrative support to City Attorney’s office;
• Demonstrated ability to present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials and associates; and
• Demonstrated ability to adhere to deadlines and details.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in local government
• Court or litigation experience a plus

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 40 hours per week.

Salary & Benefits: $49,245-$81,304. Starting salary is depending on qualifications and experience. Includes comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, pension plan, deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account, college savings plan, life and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, credit union membership, free parking, and more.
See www.fallschurchva.gov for additional information.

To Apply: Send City application or resume to City of Falls Church, HR Div, 300 Park Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046 or hr@fallschurchva.gov. Resumes received by Friday, March 11, 2016, will receive priority consideration.

Reasonable Accommodation: During the selection process, applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation with the agreement of the Human Resources Division. Requests should be directed to the Human Resources Division. The City of Falls Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

All City Facilities Are Smoke Free

(POSTED February 29)

 

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
City of Falls Church

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Senior Systems Engineer

There is a full time Systems Engineer position available with the City. This position will be responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and participating in the day-to-day management and operations of the City’s support service as part of the IT Support Team. In particular, coordinates, plans, monitors, and participates in the day-to-day support, management and operations of the City’s systems infrastructure, sites and services, with key focus in supporting workstation and server hardware & software, database systems / applications admin, virtual systems, SAN & blade systems management, and some support of telephony and audio/visual systems. Provides input to the IT Manager, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and IT team in developing and implementing the City’s overall IT strategic plan, as well as developing and/or refining policies and procedures related to daily IT support and process improvements; and providing general IT support coordination and liaisons with Falls Church Public Schools’ IT staff as required. The work is performed under the general supervision and guidance of the City’s IT Manager and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), a sub-division of the City Manager’s Office.

Responsibilities:
This position requires superior server & workstation support skills with key focuses including, but not limited to:

• Provides direct support to end-users ranging from Tier 1 – 3 type issues, with command of general workstation support functions (hardware & software), including: Microsoft Office support tasks (install & troubleshoot errors), mitigate and handle system viruses, malware, spyware & Adware, hardware component replacement, and use of system imaging software to create and load images;
• Command of detailed Windows OS support tasks (2003 – 2012 & XP – 8), setup OS to a new unformatted hard drive and/or RAID controller, and navigate the Windows registry and understand its full structure;
• Provides all level of support to servers (OS & hardware), proper array configuration and management;
• Command of how to setup / configure printers in a Windows print server environment, along with providing printer hardware support;
• Manages and develops all AD schema and replication tasks supporting the domains, as well as centralized patch management of servers & PCs and software deployment;
• Able to trace phone and network patch cables to wall jacks and/or connectivity devices and use phone & network wiring continuity testers, clearly understands and can produce full network device / system inter-connectivity diagrams;
• Command of IT ticketing system use and effective workload management;
• Works closely with the departments and external vendors to define, develop, and document application related business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with all staff;
• Proactively monitors and identifies trends and behaviors in systems support and implements processes to proactively monitor and addresses application issues to reduce business impact and increase IT system up-time and performance, and fully documents all systems and processes & procedures to support them;
• Support of audio/visual systems (TVs, projectors, etc.), and video teleconference systems (VTC)
• Able to follow other specific advanced troubleshooting steps that are documented;
• Able to follow other specific advanced troubleshooting and processes that are trained on the job;
• Performs other related tasks as required.

Qualifications:

• Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science or related field and/or equivalent experience with a minimum of 6 years professional experience in IT systems administration support required with at least 3 years professional experience in Windows server OS configuration and support, along with server hardware configuration and maintenance support;
• Excellent configuration and support knowledge of operating systems including, Windows Server 2000 – 2012 & Windows XP – 8 (min 3 years of professional experience, MCSE preferred), and MS Office 2007-2012, with strong support knowledge of multi-user database systems (minimum 2 year of professional experience – i.e., email / Exchange server, SQL, SharePoint, web-based, cloud, archiving and continuity of operations), and strong command of all related hardware/software, the operation and basic care of computer systems, and the methods, principles and practices used in scheduling computer operations;
• Professional experience with supporting VM environments and the infrastructure around them (min 2 year), with experience supporting blade server enclosures and SAN support;
• Professional experience with using central management systems for patching and software deployment, along with experience with developing and deploying system images with management tools.
• Professional experience showing ability to research, develop plans and procedures, coordinate, schedule projects and prioritize work; demonstrating ability to respond to multiple projects within acceptable time frames, and ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records;
• Professional experience demonstrating the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, customers, the general public, all levels of employees and contractors, to prepare reports and to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Ability to proactively self-initiate and continually expand professional development of all necessary skillsets, as well as keep abreast of related emerging technologies that would be used from a wide variety of sources (i.e., self-paced online training, training materials, and some training courses as available);
• An equivalent combination of relevant training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Hours: This is a full time salaried position of at least 40 hours per week on site, with on-call rotation.

Salary: $70,000 – $85,000, depending on qualifications. Benefits include comprehensive benefits package including pension plan, deferred compensation plan, health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spending account, college savings plan, life & long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, credit union membership, free parking, and more. See www.fallschurchva.gov for more information.

To Apply: Send City application or resume to City of Falls Church, Human Resources Division, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church, VA 22046 or via e-mail at hr@fallschurchva.gov. THE QUESTIONNAIRE  MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION OR RESUME.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The City of Falls Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.

Reasonable Accommodation: During the selection process, applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation with the agreement of the Human Resources Division. Requests should be directed to the Human Resources Division. The City of Falls Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

All City Facilities Are Smoke Free

(POSTED February 29)

 

BUILDING OFFICIAL
City of Hopewell

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Building Official

SALARY: $67,883.00 – $96,976.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/08/16
CLOSING DATE: 03/04/16 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:

• Performs advanced official and administrative work managing all aspects of the Building Inspections and Property Maintenance Division including supervising professional, technical, and clerical staff.
• Performs difficult technical work reviewing construction documents and inspecting buildings and their associated systems for compliance with building codes.
• Responsible for fair, reasonable, and impartial administration and enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of the City of Hopewell.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; On-call during emergencies

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

• Planning, supervising and participating in building inspection, plan review and building code enforcement activities; preparing and maintaining appropriate files and records; preparing reports, testifying in court;
• Supervises and performs building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire and related plan reviews and inspections; performs complex structural engineering design analysis;
• Develops and implements workload and productivity/effectiveness programs and performance measures for all division activities; promotes and ensures proper employee training and compliance with City safety program;
• Prepares polices and operating procedures for the division; assists in preparing recommendations for fee schedules, staffing levels, capital improvements, monthly and annual reports, recommends hiring, promotion, transfer and termination; approves leave request and resolves conflicts with staff;
• Administers USBC, Commercial and Residential codes, Virginia Maintenance codes, the City flood plain ordinance, and other national, state and local ordinances charged to the Building Official;
• Meets and confers with designers, architects, engineers, developers, contractors and owners with respect to enforcement interpretation and application of the building codes during planning and construction of projects; prepares plan review letters, inspection reports and client correspondence, maintains files, log books, monthly and annual reports;
• Reviews and responds to requests for code modifications as specified in the USBC;
• Issues building and other types of permits; verifies information is correct and complete;
• Issues Certificates of Occupancy; verifies condition of the building permit have been met; verifies outside department and agency approvals have been obtained;
• Provides technical expertise in the field when inspectors raise questions concerning the method of construction or the materials used; responds to citizen and customer complaints, inquiries, requests and technical questions;
• Serves notices of code violations; prepares evidence for legal actions; testifies in court; serves notices of condemnations for unsafe structures; issues stop work orders when deemed necessary;
• Responds to structural damage incidents such as fires and severe weather; performs damage assessment and occupancy restrictions; verifies structural stability;
• Serves as Staff to the Local Board of Building Code Appeals; serves on various committees and boards as appointed or requested.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that includes a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in architectural engineering technology or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a certified inspector in a local building inspection division, or as a licensed engineer, architect or contractor, with a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

• Possession of a valid driver’s license; possess and maintain a driving records that meets established City of Hopewell Driving Standards.
• Required possession of Building Official Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development.
• Required possession of a minimum of four of the following certifications: Residential (Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing), Commercial (Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing)
• Possession of the Amusement Devise Inspector Certification preferred.
• Certification as a Fire Official preferred.

Knowledge:

• Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of building and construction safety, architectural and engineering principles and practices.
• Expert knowledge of legal principles involved in professional code administration.

Skills:

• Requires strong analytical, oral and written communication and customer service skills, including ability to  make effective presentations, maintain public relations, and write technical reports/letters/briefs.
• Requires the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and identify valid recommendations.
• Supervisory, organization and time-management skills.

Abilities:

• Ability to work effectively with business owners, building contractors, City officials and the general public
• Demonstrated ability to work with considerable independence and make sound decisions and defensible interpretation of code, ordinances and regulations.

Other Requirements:
Ability to be on call nights and weekends during emergencies.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Work Environment:

• Worker is exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme noise, odors, heights and/or dust.
•Typical weight handled: up to 75 lbs.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.hopewellva.gov/jobs

The City of Hopewell is an EEO/AA employer.

(POSTED February 29)

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Domestic Violence Advocate

SALARY:  $14.73 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/25/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: PART-TIME GRANT FUNDED POSITION  (20 hours per week)

Under general supervision, explains complexities of the criminal justice system and provides crisis intervention services and referrals for specialized counseling or social services to women who have been victims of crime. Provides information and direction in applying for services available, including benefits from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. Employee must exercise considerable tact, courtesy and discretion in frequent contact with program clients, criminal justice agencies and the general public. Reports to Victim Witness Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from high school plus college courses in criminal justice, sociology, or a related field, and at least one year experience in direct delivery of human services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is a part-time 20 hour per week, grant funded position with no benefits. May be required to work a flexible schedule that varies weekly.

A cover letter and resume are required in addition to the on-line application.

A minimum of 3 professional references must be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name, address, phone number(s) and email address (if available).

A complete job description is located on our website: www.gloucesterva.jobs

(POSTED February 26)

 

CONSTRUCTION PLANS EXAMINER
City of Manassas

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CONSTRUCTION PLANS EXAMINER                                          Salary range: $55,016 – $90,771

The Community Development Department is seeking an energetic candidate looking for an opportunity that provides excellent growth potential. The individual will process and review building and site plans to ensure compliance with local, state and federal codes and ordinances including but not limited to the Uniform Statewide Building Code. Plan review responsibilities encompass all trades for both commercial and residential projects to include building, structural, plumbing, mechanical and electrical. The position also requires the performance of building and trade inspections on an as needed basis. This position coordinates with architects, contractors, engineers, homeowners and others to ensure a smooth plan review and permit process.

Hiring Range for this position is: $55,016.00 – $72,883.20

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field; supplemented by three (3) years of experience in building inspection, plan review, permitting or building code enforcement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must obtain and maintain the following certifications: Combination Commercial & Residential Plan Reviewer and Inspector; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Not all certifications are prerequisites of hire and salary increases are possible as certifications are achieved.

Position shall be considered a technical assistant to the building official, and shall be required to maintain certifications by attending periodic maintenance training as designated by Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

TO APPLY, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

EOE M/F

(POSTED February 24)

 

DEPUTY COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Rockingham County

Rockingham

Deputy County Administrator

Rockingham County is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with a population of 77,000 living in 850 square miles. The County provides an outstanding blend of agriculture, business, and educational diversification along with strong and sustained growth spanning the past 40 years. The County seeks to fill the position of Deputy County Administrator.

The Deputy serves as the principal assistant to the County Administrator working collaboratively to provide day to day supervision of County departments. With assistance from appropriate staff members develops background information for recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. Provides supervision to County staff in the absence of the County Administrator. Contributes significantly to the development of County policies; and participates in staff and Board of Supervisors meetings by reporting on activities and significant items of concern and interest. Those considered for this position must have a minimum of bachelor’s degree and direct experience in local government management.

You may apply in person at the Rockingham County Administration Center or mail your resume, completed application and references, to the
Department of Human Resources
Rockingham County
20 East Gay Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

The position will remain open until filled, with consideration of applications beginning on March 31, 2016.

If you prefer you may download the employment application from our web site at www.rockinghamcountyva.gov and submit the application and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Rockingham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 24)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL INSPECTOR I/II/III
James City County

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Environmental Inspector I/II/III

Salary and level hired dependent on qualifications + Benefits. I-$35,477/year or higher, DOQ; II-$38,146/year or higher, DOQ; III-$41,018/year or higher, DOQ. James City County is seeking an Environmental Inspector to monitor, plan, and inspect a variety of environmental development programs for the County.

Responsibilities: Performs compliance monitoring in accordance with related laws, regulations, and programs; preconstruction meetings; Issues and tracks progress of issued land-disturbing permits; Review and process record drawings and construction certifications; Responds to citizen inquiries about erosion and sediment control; Computes, with supervision, performance surety on projects; Inspector II (only) Performs plan of development reviews on basic cases for erosion and sediment control program requirements. Inspector III (only) Performs plan of development reviews on complex cases for erosion and sediment control program requirements; computes and provides recommendations on release or reduction of performance surety on projects; case management of administrative or formal Chesapeake Bay Exceptions and administrative or local wetland board tidal wetland applications. Looking for an applicant who has the knowledge of principles and practices of construction, erosion and sediment control, storm drainage, stormwater management, or soil conservation. Applicant must also have a Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

Inspector I Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; and, some experience in engineering, construction or soil conservation or related field.
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 12 months of hire, a certificate of competence as an inspector from the Commonwealth of Virginia, State Water Control Board.

Inspector II Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, an Associate’s in engineering, hydrology, soil conservation or related field preferred; and, some experience in engineering, construction or soil conservation or related field.
Must possess a certificate of competence as an inspector from the Commonwealth of Virginia, State Water Control Board.

Inspector III Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, an Associate’s in engineering, hydrology, soil conservation or related field preferred; and, considerable experience in engineering, construction or soil conservation or related field.
Must possess a certificate of competence as an inspector and plans reviewer from the Commonwealth of Virginia, State Water Control Board.
Demonstrated ability to handle complex permit applications; provide effective training for individuals and/or groups; make the effective public presentations.

Accepting applications until the position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 24)

 

CHIEF OF POLICE
Albemarle County

Albemarle

CHIEF OF POLICE

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as the Chief of Police who has demonstrated superior ability leading and managing organizations with comparable characteristics and qualities. Join a dedicated team of principled public servants that are committed to the high performance organization model and achieving excellence through the practice of our core values of accountability, courage, dedication, diversity, innovation, integrity, learning, preparedness, professionalism, stewardship, and unity. The Chief of Police performs difficult administrative and complex protective service work in planning and directing the full activities of the Police Department; does related work as required. Supervision is exercised over all departmental personnel.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in the field of law enforcement, public administration or related areas, and seven years’ experience in a commander position to include wide and progressively responsible nature in police service and administration. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or similar preferred. Successful completion of FBI National Academy or Southern Police Institute preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

For more information on Albemarle County and the position of Chief of Police, please see the Chief of Police Position Profile (http://www.albemarle.org/upload/images/forms_center/departments/human_resources/forms/misc/Recruiting_Police_Chief_Final.pdf)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $90,108 – $147,085 with excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options and VRS retirement. This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply through Albemarle County’s online application system by March 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered. Anticipated Start Date June 1, 2016.

To print a copy of the application questions prior to submission visit Police Chief Application Review

EEO/EOE

Albemarle County boasts an excellent school system, low taxes, low crime and unemployment rates, a skilled and educated workforce, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities. Albemarle County surrounds the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia

(POSTED February 23)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Brunswick County

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ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Brunswick County, Virginia
Brunswick County is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Administrator. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, planning, directing and overseeing the departments of Planning & Zoning and Building & Code Enforcement, the functions of transportation, tourism, recreation, rural broadband, and supervising assigned staff. Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, urban studies, planning or a related field and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or management position in a local government setting.

A complete job description is available on the Brunswick County website www.brunswickco.com.

Please submit application and resume to
Dr. Charlette T. Woolridge, County Administrator
228 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
P. O. Box 399
Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
Telephone: 434.848.3107 or toll free 1.800.848.3199

This position will be open until filled.
Brunswick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 23)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Town of Carrboro, North Carolina

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
TOWN OF CARRBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

The Town of Carrboro (20,984), a progressive small town located adjacent to the Town of Chapel Hill, is
seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Director of Finance. The Finance Director will be
responsible for all aspects of the Town’s financial operations. In addition, the Director manages all
Finance Department staff members and has full authority for planning, organizing and managing the
business and financial affairs of the Town. The Town operates under the council-manager form of
government and has a seven (7) member elected Board of Alderman that serve as the governing body.
The County is regarded as a fiscally responsible, stable and well-managed organization. The Town is
operating with a Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget of $21.57 million and employs 156.5 staff members that
provide services in major departments such as Economic and Community Development, Finance, Fire-
Rescue, Police, Public Works and Information Technology.

Minimum requirements for the position include a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or
related field; supplemented by extensive and progressively responsible management experience in
municipal finance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a wide range of functions assigned to the position. Successful candidates will be a strong and strategic leader with significant experience in financial policy and debt management/financing, budget development and administration, financial policy evaluation and development, cash management and investment, general accounting, employee supervision, financial reporting and audit planning procedures required by North Carolina General Statutes, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other State and Federal Financial reporting guidelines. Certification as a North Carolina Local Government Finance Officer is desirable.

To learn more about the Town and view the full position profiles, please visit our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/803.

The salary for the position is negotiable within a range of $73,796 -$120,103, dependent upon education and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the North Carolina Local
Governmental Employees Retirement System, Town contribution to an independent 401(k) program for
employees, paid gym membership, paid observed holidays, vacation, and sick leave, group life insurance, a very generous health insurance plan, as well as and vision coverage for eyeglasses and contact lenses annually. Professional dues and conference expenses are also provided. Moving and relocation expenses, and the transfer of vacation and sick leave balances from current employer may be negotiated with the Town.

The application deadline is March 16, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town. The Town of Carrboro will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in the Town during the month of April 2016.

For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.
The Town of Carrboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 22)

 

DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SERVICES
Prince George County

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Director of General Services

Job Title: Director, General Services
Salary: $73,958.00 – $118,332.00
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: County of Prince George, Virginia
Department: Buildings & Grounds
Planning, organizing, directing, supporting, reviewing and executing all programs for the maintenance and repair, construction and remodeling of building facilities to include all buildings owned by Prince George County; planning, organizing, directing, reviewing, and executing all work involved in the contracted services of the County; planning, supporting, reviewing, organizing, and executing all programs for the repair and maintenance of a wide variety of gasoline and diesel automotive, construction, and mechanical equipment.

• Oversees the division of Buildings and Grounds and County Fleet maintenance staff.
• Provides leadership either directly or indirectly to County Fleet and Buildings and Grounds maintenance staff.
• Maintains all documentation on County Fleet.
• Manages contractual services to include, but not limited to engineering, custodial operations and all other professional maintenance.
• Serves as project manager on major facilities projects; reviews contract specifications and monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors.
• Receives and answers employee and departmental agency maintenance request, performs research as to the nature/cause of subject and to secure related information; develops recommendations for new programs, revision, policy modifications and ordinances for presentation to the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.
• Performs supervisory duties as necessary including assigning and reviewing work; program planning; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; acting on all employee matters.
• Coordinates submission of assigned departmental budgets to County Administrator; assists assigned departments with budget formulation as needed.
• Coordinates and provides support for all county sponsored and employee special events.
• Oversees agency initiative concerning energy and environmental conservation and recycling.
• Maintains regulatory compliance of County assets and properties.
• Performs related tasks as required.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of building and ground maintenance, fleet management, and contract work; ability to research and prepare reports; ability to develop technical specifications for requests for proposals; ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County and municipal officials, associates and the general public.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in facilities maintenance, building trades and considerable experience managing maintenance and repair facilities, production of budgets, reports, and analytical presentation of technical information, maintenance of public organizations specifically with building maintenance and fleet operations.
Possession of a driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be able to successfully complete required job related testing. Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting required.
Possession of Facility Manager (CPM) or Plant Engineer (CPE) certification preferred.
Represents the County on various boards and commissions.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov/

(POSTED February 22)

 

PLANNER I
Frederick County

Frederick

Planner I
Planning & Development

The successful applicant:

• Performs and provides professional support to the County’s planning program. Carries out special projects, conducts independent planning research;
• Assists with the administration and enforcement of County development codes;
• Provides primary support to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, the Planning Director, and various committees;
• Reviews master development plan, subdivision plans, and site plan proposals;
• Conduct independent research on planning issues and planning projects;
• Provide staff support to the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission;
• Attend and participate in meetings of the Planning Commission and various groups and organizations;
• Assist the general public and other professionals and government officials with inquiries and issues concerning planning processes, development procedures, and County ordinances;
• Assist other members of the Planning Staff with other tasks identified in the department’s work program;
• Performs related duties as assigned.

Attributes for the position:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field or any equivalent combination of experience and/or training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities;
• Master’s Degree preferred in Urban Planning or related field;
• Four years’ experience preferred;
• Considerable knowledge and use of planning principles, practices, and local government regulations;
• Ability to conduct extensive research, write technical reports, prepare data, and work with the public;
• Ability to work with computer systems including Internet, ArcView, and general office software, including word processing, database, and presentation;
• Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with co-workers, officials, and the general public, and possess professional telephone etiquette.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• General County Application with resume required;
• Must possess a valid driver’s license;
• Starting Salary for the position is $56,900;
Position is open until filled.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

General Application available on our website: www.fcva.us/jobs
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 22)

 

POLICE OFFICER I/II (DCJS CERTIFIED)
James City County

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Police Officer I/II (DCJS Certified)
Salary and level hired dependent on qualifications + Full-time County Benefits. I-$40,045/year II-$42,047/year. James City County Police Department is seeking Police Officer candidates that are currently Law Enforcement (BLE) certified by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Join a proactive team dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community. James City County Police Department offers opportunities for career development, specialized assignments and training including SWAT, Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer, uniform and marine patrols, and investigations. The County offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including a take-home car program; participation in Virginia Retirement System (LEOS); 11-paid holidays; tuition assistance; a homeownership program; a free membership to the Recreation Center; and eligibility for career advancement pay increases.

Requirements: Must possess a current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Basic Law Enforcement (BLE) Certification. Must be at least 21 years old and be a U.S. citizen; Must meet all qualifications listed in Code of Virginia 15.2-1705; Must possess a high school diploma or GED (some college preferred); Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Must not have been convicted of or pled guilty or no contest to: any felony; any offense involving moral turpitude; any misdemeanor sex offense; domestic assault. Must not have produced a positive result on a pre-employment drug screening.

To be considered, all applicants must attach copies of educational certificate(s) or diploma(s) and military DD 214 (if applicable) to the application. All complete applications will be reviewed, to include driving record and criminal history checks related to the Police Department’s automatic disqualifiers.

Selected applicants will continue to a panel interview. A thorough background investigation will be completed, to include: fingerprint-based check through CCRE and FBI, sex offender registry check, polygraph (lie detector), character and employment reference checks, credit history, psychological and fitness assessment, and medical exam with a drug test.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on 3/6/16.

(POSTED February 22)

 

FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF
City of Manassas

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FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF
Salary range: $104,748.80 – 172,806.40

The City of Manassas is seeking an experienced professional with proven leadership skills and demonstrated abilities to build a strong and focused team of paid and volunteer members in a combination system, and oversee the day to day management and operations of the Manassas fire and rescue system. The Chief also serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Fire Science/Technology, EMS Administration/Management, Public Administration, or closely related field, supplemented by vocational/technical training in fire suppression and emergency medical care. In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in fire services at a level equivalent to Battalion Chief (shift commander) in a combination system, (experience as a Deputy Chief preferred), is also required.

The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license and certification as a Fire Officer III, Fire Instructor III, and EMT-Basic from an accredited training institution and complete training in hazardous materials, operation of emergency vehicles, and operation of pump and aerial equipment. The successful candidate will also need to meet any additional requirements with the Fire and Rescue Systems’ Uniform Rank Structure Policy within a defined time period.

Please visit http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs to view a complete community and position profile. Interested candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the completed City application. Initial consideration will be given to those applications received by March 11, 2016.

This position is open until filled.

(POSTED February 18)

 

ERP ANALYST
Town of Culpeper

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ERP ANALYST
Town of Culpeper
Full-Time – Excellent Benefits
Salary Range – $49,483.20 – $79,185.60

The Town of Culpeper’s Information Technology Department is seeking qualified applicants for an ERP Programmer/Analyst. The successful candidate will provide ongoing ERP management support to include planning, installation, configuration, operations, project management and maintenance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and applications; establish and execute ERP training plan to ensure system team readiness; provide system support; evaluate and modify programs; review and perform program coding and testing; and participate in business process/systems review with agency staff and other team members.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of computer language, programming principles and practices, and ER software packages; knowledge of information processing techniques, systems analysis, and life-cycle development; and knowledge of the capabilities and operating requirements of various computer platforms functioning in centralized, distributed, client server and stand-alone environments. Candidate must have the ability to perform systems analysis and to evaluation administrative processes and procedures; ability to assist users in solving systems and programming problems; ability to prepare clear and detailed programs of instructions, and ability to communicate effectively and establish/maintain effective working relationships.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field supplemented by three to five years of project management experience with ERP applications, databases and servers. Experience with Tyler Munis, Microsoft SQL server (scripting, reporting, and administration), SharePoint and HTML desired.

Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov.

Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete pre-employment physical and background check.

Open until filled.

EOE

(POSTED February 17)

 

PROGRAMMER/ANALYST
Town of Culpeper

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PROGRAMMER/ANALYST
Town of Culpeper
Full-Time – Excellent Benefits
Salary Range – $44,839.20 – $71,742.72

The Town of Culpeper’s Information Technology Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Programmer/Analyst. The successful candidate will prepare, test, de-bug, and document computer programs; provide system support; evaluate and modify programs; review and perform program coding and testing; and participate in business process/systems review with agency staff and other team members. The ideal candidate will have experience with financial modules including: accounts payable, general ledger, human resources, fixed assets, cash management, inventory, payroll, and utility billing. Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively and establish/maintain effective working relationships.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in computer science or related field and 4 years programming analysis experience in a complex information systems environment. MCP, MCSD, or MCSE preferred. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, VBA, Microsoft SQL server (scripting, reporting, and administration), customer web, business portal, SharePoint and HTML desired.

Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov.

Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete pre-employment physical and background check.

Open until filled.

EOE

(POSTED February 17)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Onancock

Town Manager

The Town of Onancock, Virginia, home to 1,262 residents, seeks to appoint a Town Manager to serve at the pleasure of a Mayor and six member Town Council. Located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Virginia in Accomack County, Onancock employs 15 full-time government employees and currently operates within 2.3 million dollar budget.

As chief administrative officer, the Town Manager is responsible for the daily administrative oversight of the town government, as well as budget preparation, and policy development and implementation. Basic qualifications for the position include three years of experience as a city, town, or county manager, administrator or assistant or comparable private sector experience.

Additional information about the position and the Onancock community can be found by accessing the “Town Manager Job Opportunity” link on the Town of Onancock website at: www.onancock.com .

The salary range established for this position is $80,000 to $90,000. Qualified interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume including three professional references by email to whmwhitley@gmail.com in care of William H. Whitley.

Applications are due no later than March 31, 2016.

The Town of Onancock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 17)

 

BUSINESS AUDITOR
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Business Auditor
Department of Finance

The Business Auditor performs difficult technical work in the inspection and investigation of County business establishments to secure compliance with the State and Local Business license and tax ordinances. Works with the business community by providing information and assistance for new businesses. Does related work as required. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

• Performs professional work conducting financial and compliance audit examinations to ensure proper application and enforcement of County tax ordinances.
• Audits business accounting records to determine proper liability and classification of business and professional license, business tangible personal property, machinery and tools, meals, transient, and utility taxes; observes business operations to verify accounting records when necessary; investigates requests for large refunds which may include audition business accounting records.
• Researches State and Local statutes to identify and evaluate various factors that affect tax liability of businesses; when appropriate, researches and recommends changes to tax ordinances or to the interpretations of tax ordinances.
• Provides technical assistance to local businesses in filing required reports.
• Assists in negotiating differences with businesses concerning audit reports.
• Establishes payment schedules of delinquent taxes with businesses and monitors compliance; coordinates collections with the County Attorney’s Office when necessary.
• Follows collection procedures before taking action against businesses found to be in violation of ordinances; issues written notice of warnings or summons when necessary.
• Drafts detailed analytical reports and studies related to local business tax issues.
• Makes oral presentations to small and large professional groups.
• Provides Court testimony as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business management, finance, or a related field with course work equivalent to a major concentration in accounting and/or auditing; Minimum of 2 years audit experience required; CPA or related certification preferred;

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and techniques as applied to a wide variety of business establishments; Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Thorough knowledge of auditing principles, practices, and techniques; Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS); General knowledge of business licensing procedures, classification, and taxation of business properties; General knowledge of computer operations, systems, and procedures; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to gather, analyze, and present data; Ability to interpret State and County Codes; Ability to plan, program, and coordinate and audit examination; Ability to meet and deal effectively with businessmen and attorneys, and Ability to enforce the tax ordinance with firmness.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Occasional work involves sitting in office, majority of work involves performance of more strenuous physical nature: such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces; bending, stooping, standing; working in confined area, light lifting, daily operation of motor vehicle, in possible adverse weather, with exposure to potentially severe or disabling injuries. Some contact made with individuals from: other internal organization units; or outside organizations; or the general public for purposes of exchanging factual information which may require some judgement or interpretation in order to be responsible to questions or applicable to a specific situation. Communication is usually cooperative in nature, with infrequent conflicts resolved by higher authority.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $22.99 – $27.59/per hour, based on experience, education and internal equity.
Annual Equivalent: $47,829 – $57,395
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3/7/2016

(POSTED February 16)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Brunswick County

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ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Brunswick County, Virginia

Brunswick County is accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Administrator. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, planning, directing and overseeing the departments of Planning & Zoning and Building & Code Enforcement, the functions of transportation, tourism, recreation, rural broadband, and supervising assigned staff. Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, urban studies, planning or a related field and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or management position in a local government setting.

A complete job description is available on the Brunswick County website www.brunswickco.com.

Please submit application and resume to
Dr. Charlette T. Woolridge, County Administrator
228 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
P. O. Box 399
Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
Telephone: 434.848.3107 or toll free 1.800.848.3199

Brunswick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position will be open until filled.

(POSTED February 16)

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES
James City County

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Assistant Director Human Resources

$68,164 or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits; James City County Human Resources Department is seeking individual to perform high level work assisting the Director of Human Resource Department to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the County’s comprehensive human resource management programs.

Position manages and performs work in assigned human resource functional areas which may include recruitment and retention, employee relations, diversity, recognition, training, benefits, compensation, and/or human resource information systems. Essential functions include serving as member of the Human Resource Department management team in developing the strategic vision, goals, measures, and work plan for the department; plans, manages, and performs work in human resource functional areas as assigned; communicates management decisions, policy information, and policy changes to employee and management groups; performs human resource related duties in the absence of the Director.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration, human resources, or related field; considerable experience in benefits administration; master’s degree and/or current certification as a Human Resource professional through an approved agency preferred; and, extensive professional human resource work experience which shall have included supervisory and program management experience.

Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff; and, principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Skilled in excellent written and oral communication; customer service; and, in use of computer software, specifically Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to initiate, develop, and effectively manage a wide range of human resource policies, program and functions; work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, employees, and the public.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) Sunday, February 21, 2016.

(POSTED February 16)

 

OFFICE MANAGER
Town of Amherst

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Office Manager

The Town of Amherst is accepting applications for its Office Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position with health insurance and pension benefits. Individuals with experience in bookkeeping, bill collection, hardware and software maintenance, and human resources are encouraged to apply before March 9, 2016.

Information on the Town, this position and application procedures can be found at www.amherstva.gov.

EOE

(POSTED February 16)

 

CITY MANAGER
City of Lynchburg

Lynchburg

City Manager

Lynchburg, VA (78,675)

City Manager. Current manager retiring. Market competitive salary + benefits, DOQ. 7 member council; 7 managers since 1920. $1850M operating budget; $330M total budget; 1300 FTE. An historic, core City with strong, diverse neighborhoods, Lynchburg is located near the geographic center of the state, bordered by the James River and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Requires a Master’s Degree in Business/Public Administration or related field; equivalent experience may be considered; requires 8-10 years successful leadership experience at a senior executive/administrative level in a comparable organization. ICMA Credentialed Manager is preferred and a demonstrated track record of relevant measurable accomplishment; strong leadership and consensus building skills; commitment to citizen service.

Full Recruitment Profile available on website.

Qualified candidates encouraged to submit a City of Lynchburg application, cover letter, resume with salary history and professional references via the City’s on-line system at www.lynchburgva.gov.

Initial review will begin March 4, 2016. Questions may be directed to Margaret M. Schmitt, HR Director at 434.455.4208 or Margaret.schmitt@lynchburgva.gov

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 12)

 

DIRECTOR/ENGINEER DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Alleghany County

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DIRECTOR/ENGINEER
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Alleghany County is accepting applications for a Director/Engineer to lead the Department of Public Works. Requires considerable knowledge of the functional service areas of a local government public works department, to include but not limited to water, sewer, solid waste management, planning, zoning, building inspections, engineering, and code compliance; preparation, administration, and evaluation of the budgets for the same; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of civil/sanitary engineering; considerable knowledge of local government human resources principles and practices; and considerable knowledge of risk management principles and practices related to local government public works operations. Will assume responsibilities for the Public Works Department in operations, management, budget, finance, risk management, and provide general administrative leadership for the Department of Public Works.

Must possess 3 years experience in similar field and relevant bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, or engineering; experience in public works preferred; licensure as a professional engineer preferred, but not required. Other combinations of related educational attainment or experience may be considered. Must demonstrate strong ability to provide leadership and work effectively in a team environment among departmental and local government colleagues. Requires effective written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking; proficiency in Microsoft Office products; and experience with municipal software. Work to be preformed independently under the general supervision of the County Administrator/Assistant County Administrator with considerable opportunity to apply initiative and judgement. Must possess valid Va. driver’s license.

Apply by cover letter and resume (include salary history) to:
Alleghany County Administrator’s Office, Attn: Jon Lanford
9212 Winterberry Avenue
Covington, Virginia 24426

Position open until filled. Starting salary range negotiable based on experience.

EOE.

(POSTED February 11)

 

INSTRUCTOR II (WATER SAFETY)
James City County

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Instructor II (Water Safety)

$14.00/hour; part-time, temporary positions. James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking responsible individuals to plan, execute, and instruct youth and adult water safety classes.

Duties include: Preparing the site for the class and ensuring proper clean up after the class; Updating class records; Handing out evaluation forms for participants to complete; Ensuring class goals are met; Overseeing proper use of the facility and enforces class rules and policies to ensure participant safety; May have to administer first aid if necessary.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma supplemented by college course work in related field; and considerable experience instructing skills necessary for water safety classes and working with different ages and abilities, preferably in a recreation/educational setting. Red Cross, Water Safety Instructor or acceptable experience in swimming, coaching, or instructing. Must possess, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire, First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications from the American Red Cross. Lifeguard or Lifeguard Instructor certifications from the American Red Cross preferred. Ability to work effectively with class participants. Knowledge of safety and basic first aid.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 03/16/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 10)

 

WATER PLANT OPERATOR
Jame City County

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Water Plant Operator

$32,994/year or higher, DOQ + Benefits. The James City Service Authority is seeking a motivated and skilled applicant to perform work in the operation, maintenance and repair of its 5 mgd Reverse Osmosis Treatment Plant. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits, including health and life insurance, retirement, holidays, and paid time off.

The applicant must have experience in water production facilities, SCADA systems, and be able to demonstrate mechanical and electrical skills. Water chemistry and R.O. treatment experience preferred but not required. Incumbent will perform unsupervised work during the shift of Sunday through Wednesday, from 4:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Duties are performed in all weather conditions and require skills in mechanical maintenance, basic plumbing, and electrical work. The ability to work at elevated areas and enter restricted openings, are mandatory. A valid Class 4 or higher Waterworks Operator’s License is preferred, or must be able to obtain a Class 4 Waterworks Operator’s License within six (6) months of hire.

Must also possess the ability to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices. Position requires a valid Virginia driver’s license and record check, post-offer physical exam with drug screening, criminal history and sex offender checks.

Applications accepted until the position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 10)

 

CHILDREN'S SERVICES ACT (CSA) COORDINATOR
James City County

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Children’s Services Act (CSA) Coordinator

$44,104/year + Benefits. James City County Social Services is seeking a responsible individual to coordinate and oversee services to at-risk children and their families under the Children’s Services Act (CSA).

Responsibilities: Coordinates CSA services for Social Services Division, Colonial Behavioral Health, the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, and the Court Service Unit in accordance with State and Local policies; Manages the Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) process; Screens and oversees referrals of at-risk children and their families to appropriate services and agencies; Assists in planning services for eligible children and reviews service utilization; Ensures completion of required paperwork; Coordinates parent and agency representatives at FAPT; Coordinates monthly Community Policy & Management Team (CPMT) meetings by preparing CPMT case summaries; Negotiates fees and completes contracts for services with vendors; Oversees fiscal management of the local CSA budget.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in human services, Master’s degree in human services preferred; and some experience in human services program eligibility or case management work. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Thorough knowledge of human behavior principles, social work, child welfare, and community social service programs; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to analyze and use judgment in accomplishing diversified duties and think independently within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.

Accepting applications until the position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 10)

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
City of Bristol

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Emergency Management Coordinator

The City of Bristol, Virginia is currently recruiting qualified candidates for the position of Emergency Management Coordinator. The successful candidate will manage the city’s Emergency Management Program, which includes the day-to-day direction, management, monitoring, and coordination of all emergency management programs and activities for the City of Bristol. The Coordinator will work closely with others to implement emergency management strategies, programs, and activities within the City and Region.

The Coordinator oversees the planning and administration of programs to protect the civilian population, protect state and national resources, minimize the effects of disasters, and preserve the continuity of city government. Will evaluate processes and/or make recommendations for effective organizational changes. Will perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on the effectiveness of exercise programs or operations in meeting established goals and objectives. The selected candidate will have extensive knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding emergency services, disaster response, recovery, and mitigation; and extensive knowledge of planning, development, implementation, and assessment of emergency management programs and response strategies relative to natural and man-made disasters. The Coordinator will build partnerships with the City Council, city management, other city agencies, and other local and regional jurisdictions. Additionally the position will manage and maintain the E-911 communication system including hardware, software and personnel.

Tracks National Incident Management System (NIMS) certifications and training.

Visit www.bristolva.org for full job description and application.

Submit application, resume, and cover letter to
City of Bristol, Virginia, Human Resources, 300 Lee Street, Bristol, VA 24201. No phone calls.

Deadline: March 10, 2016
EOE.

(POSTED February 10)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Carroll County

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County Administrator

The County Administrator is an appointive position that serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors as the administrative head for the County providing organizational oversight and vision. .

General Description of Work
Performs complex executive work planning, directing and coordinating the overall operation of the County, serving as chief administrative and operating officer, ensuring proper operations, staffing and budgeting, advising and assisting the Board of Supervisors with operations and governance, planning, organizing and directing planning activities, services, programs and staff, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Board of Supervisors. Organizational supervision is exercised over all personnel within the organization.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, with coursework in public administration, or related field and extensive experience of an increasingly responsible nature in local government, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements
County residency is required within six (6) months of employment.
Valid Driver’s License in the Commonwealth of Virginia

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, detailed resume including career accomplishments and salary history, completed County Application and list of 5 professional references to the Human Resources Department, Attention: Michelle Dalton, HR Director at 605-1 Pine Street, Hillsville, VA 24343; Tel: 276.730.3103; Fax 276.730.3175.

A County Application and County Administrator Recruitment Profile is located in the Employment section of the County’s website: www.carrollcountyva.org.

Position will remain open until filled.

Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 9)

 

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING & G.I.S.
Town of Blacksburg

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DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING & G.I.S.
ENGINEERING & G.I.S. DEPARTMENT
TOWN OF BLACKSBURG

For more information on this position, please visit our website beginning February 8, 2016.

The Town of Blacksburg offers benefits that include: fully paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and partially paid retirement through VRS. Direct deposit of pay is required for all full-time employees.

A Town of Blacksburg application is required for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016.

Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 or may be downloaded at www.blacksburg.gov.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call 540.961.1188 (voice) or VA Relay Center at 711 (TDD).

An EEO Employer
M/F/D/V

(POSTED February 5)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMNISTRATOR
Tazewell County

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Tazewell County
Assistant County Administrator

This is an advanced management position responsible for performing complex technical, administrative work as required to support the County Administrator. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Administrator and the policies of the county. The incumbent manages the day-to-day operations of the service area in conjunction with the department heads and within the policies of the county. The work requires considerable initiative and constructive judgment. The position is accountable to the County Administrator and is exempt from overtime on FLSA.

Duties include: analyze and prepare reports on various county functions; perform budget analysis and assist in the preparation of the annual budget; oversee operations of Technology and Maintenance Departments; represents the county on various boards and commissions; receive and investigate public questions or complaints; assists in preparing agenda material and reports for board meetings; liaison between the County Administrator’s office and all departments on administrative matters; Risk Manager for the county; assists with procurement; approve purchase orders for goods and services for the county in the absence of the County Administrator; other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge of policies and practices of public administration, including personnel management, public finance, risk management, program planning, implementation and monitoring. Thorough knowledge of the policies and practices of the County. Skills and abilities in effectively working with the public and employees. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.

Must possess considerable knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodologies of a special occupation or administrative field as may be gained through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in a specialized course of study or through completion of a four year general college degree with two years of experience performing work in relevant area of specialty and at least three years experience in a supervisory or management level of responsibility. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five work related references to:
Patricia Green, Tazewell County Administrator
108 E. Main St.
Tazewell, VA 24651

Application will be accepted until February 19, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. or until position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 5)

 

DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
Crater Planning District Commission

CPDC

Director of Transportation Planning
The Crater Planning District Commission is seeking to fill the position of Director of Transportation Planning. The individual selected will be responsible for supervising transportation planning staff and overseeing the management of the Tri-Cities Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

Responsibilities include oversight of all transportation grants, funding programs, initiatives, and studies, as well as preparation of studies that integrate all aspects of transportation planning. The ability to introduce innovative approaches to metropolitan transportation needs and experience with the federal certification review process for MPOs serving an urbanized area with a population over 200,000 is desired. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary. Knowledge and ability to make effective presentations to elected officials, boards, committees, and outside organizations are very important.

A master’s degree in urban planning or a related field preferred and five years of progressively responsible experience is required or a combination of both education and experience. A competitive salary will be offered depending on qualifications, with excellent fringe benefits.

Reply with resume, cover letter and salary history to
dmorris@craterpdc.org
or by USPS to
Crater Planning District Commission
Post Office Box 1808
Petersburg, Virginia 23805

Open until filledPriority response date, March 11, 2016.
EOE/F/M/H

(POSTED February 5)

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
Frederick County

Frederick

Correctional Officer
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

Frederick County, Virginia Local Government is seeking Correctional Officers for entry level correctional work involving the supervision of criminal and sometimes violent offenders in a barrier-free operational environment. Work is normally performed in accordance with established policy and procedure without constant supervision. However, independent judgment and immediate action is often required to ensure safety and security.

The successful applicant will:

• Supervise and direct the conduct of pre and post-trial incarcerated persons at all custody levels;
• Maintains near continuous observation of inmates and activities under supervision. Enforces inmate rules and regulations for the purposes of ensuring security and safety;
• Prepares written reports of observations, misconduct, and other incidents. Investigates minor inmate infractions of facility rules;
• Serves as a member of Inmate Disciplinary Hearing Boards. Protects crime scenes;
• Conducts inventories and physical counts of persons, equipment, and supplies. Issues property receipts for inmate property and funds in accordance with established procedures;
• Inspects inmate living areas, personal belongings and equipment for weapons, prohibited substances, and contraband. Confiscates and secures prohibited items;
• Conducts security checks of doors, windows, and other sensitive locations. Inspects security devices to include locks, keys, alarms, etc; takes immediate action to resolve security breaches; and reports deficiencies immediately;
• Maintains logs of security checks; observations; and other activities;
• Monitors security devices, alarms and other monitors;
• Maintains accountability and security of security keys;
• Escorts inmates inside and outside the facility to include court, medical appointments, etc;
• Responds to security, medical and other emergencies. Responds to inmate inquiries and requests for assistance verbally and in writing;
• Applies physical and other forms of force as required in accordance with facility policies and procedures. Applies first aid and CPR procedures as may be required.

Attributes for the position:

• The incumbent must be capable of communicating verbally and issuing orders in a clear and direct manner;
• The ability to maintain continuous observation of persons, activities, and surroundings is critical;
• The incumbent must be capable of recognizing and responding to audio and visual alarms;
• Correctional Officers must be capable of running 100 yards and immediately engaging in vigorous physical activity;
• With training, the incumbent must be capable of applying physical force; rendering first aid and CPR; and qualifying to Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) standards with a Detention Center-issued pistol and shotgun;
• With training, the incumbent must be tolerant of short-term, indirect exposure to aerosol and liquid OC.

Qualifications:

• Be at least twenty-one years of age upon date of employment;
• Citizen of the United States;
• High school diploma or GED;
• Valid driver’s license;
• Drug free and no felony convictions;
• Successfully pass the established NRADC Physical Agility Test, and polygraph examination.

Automatic disqualifiers:

• Drug use of any kind after age 30 or within the last three years;
• Drunk Driving or DUI conviction within the last three years;
• Misdemeanor conviction involving moral misconduct or indecency after age 30 or within the last five years;
• Any domestic assault or domestic violence conviction; or
• Driver’s license suspension or revocation within the last three years.

If presented with a contingent offer of employment after screening and interview, applicants must:

• Successfully pass a physical examination; and
• Pass a urine drug screen;
• All applicants may be asked to undergo psychological testing prior to employment.
• Starting Salary: $36,800

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

NRADC Application required and available online at www.fcva.us.
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 5)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Christiansburg

Christiansburg

TOWN OF CHRISTIANSBURG, VIRGINIA
TOWN MANAGER

The Town of Christiansburg, Virginia (21,805), a growing community of 14 square miles located in the New River Valley of Virginia, is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager.

The Town is governed by the Mayor and Town Council, with the Town Manager serving as the chief administrative officer of Christiansburg’s government. The Town Manager carries out policies established by Council, directs business procedures, and has hiring and termination authority over all Town employees with the exception of those who are also appointed by the Council. The Town Manager is responsible for preparing, submitting, and administering the Town’s annual operating budget, advising Council on Town affairs, enforcing provisions of the Town Code, and directing and supervising all Town departments which include: Administration, Information Technology, Aquatics, Office of Building Inspections, Engineering, Fire, Human Resources, Parks and Recreation, Police, Planning and Zoning, Public Relations, Public Works, Rescue and Treasury. For Fiscal Year 2015-2016, the Town is operating with a budget of $25.3 million which supports 526 employees, including full-time, part-time and volunteers.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, civil engineering, planning and zoning and/or equivalent experience; with a master’s degree desired. In addition, a substantial amount of public or private sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant in a comparably sized or larger city, county or comparable organization is also required. Past experience must include a high level of interest and demonstrated achievement in a broad range of areas that includes working effectively with a Town Council or governing body and the community, economic and community development, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Council and community consensus, developing transparent processes for all functions of the local government and development and administration of realistic budgets in a challenging economic environment. ICMA Credentialed Managers are encouraged to apply. A full profile describing the Town and the Manager’s position may be found at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/ or http://www.christiansburg.org/.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Town offers an excellent benefits package which includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, professional dues and conference expenses. Relocation expenses may be negotiated with the Town. Residency within the Town is required within a defined period of time.

The application deadline for the position is March 4, 2016. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, résumé with salary history, and five professional references online by visiting out website https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town of Christiansburg. The Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Christiansburg in late March to early April 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

The Town of Christiansburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 4)

 

FIRE RESCUE OPERATIONS MANAGER
Carroll County

Carroll

Fire Rescue Operations Manager

 

General Definition of Work: Performs difficult professional work planning, organizing, directing and managing fire and emergency medical services, training activities, record-keeping, providing technical assistance, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the County Administrator. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Education and Experience: Associate’s/Technical degree with coursework in fire science, emergency medical services, or related field and considerable experience in emergency services including supervisory and firefighter experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of EMT-Paramedic, EVOC, Firefighter I and Firefighter II certifications.
Possession of or ability to acquire certification as a Fire Officer II certification within one year of employment.
Possession of or ability to acquire ICS-NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 certifications.
Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

All candidates for this position must provide a completed County Application along with resume to the
Carroll County Human Resources Office
605-1 Pine Street
Hillsville, VA 24343
or by e-mail to humanresources@carrollcountyva.org

 

Application review will begin February 15, 2016. Job will remain open until filled.

For more information candidates are welcome to contact Human Resources at 276.730.3103.

A Complete Job Description and Application may be found at: www.carrollcountyva.org.

Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 4)

 

DIRECTOR OF NURSING
Frederick County

Frederick

Director of Nursing
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

The successful applicant will:

• Direct the performance of eleven or more nurses and/or correctional health specialist (CHA) engaged in the delivery of health care services to inmates as stipulated by the Jail’s Physician and in accordance with Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) standards;
• Ensures prompt and thorough completion and follow-up on inmate health assessments; regular day triaging;
• Ensures daily administration of medications;
• Provides oversight for the completion of nurse sick calls, weekly physician and dental sick calls; initiation and review of lab tests, x-rays;
• Ensures organized documentation of medical services rendered for all inmates; oversees the acquisition, inventory, maintenance and accountability for pharmaceuticals, medical and safety equipment/supplies;
• Develops and recommends officer training in medical and health care functional areas.

Attributes for the position:

• Thorough working knowledge of national and state wide health care standards;
• Skilled at triage and emergency medical care;
• Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with inmates, physicians and members of the correctional staff;
• Skilled in planning, evaluation and implementation of medical policy and procedure;
• Ability to collect and analyze statistical data;
• Ability to counsel and discipline subordinate medical personnel;
• A minimum of (5) years of nursing experience in a clinically demanding setting such as a large hospital and/or correctional institution with emphasis on medical/surgical, emergency, cardiac, critical and intensive care nursing preferred;
• Must be at minimum a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), however a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Position is primarily Monday – Friday 0800hrs-1600hrs, however sporadic weekends and holidays may be required;

• Salary Range: $56,900 – $91,100 DOE/DOQ

• Position open until filled.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

 

Application available on our website: www.fcva.us
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 3)

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Shenandoah County

Shenandoah

Community Development Director

Shenandoah County seeks a highly motivated, creative and qualified candidate to lead and direct the County’s Office of Community Development. The position, directs, coordinates and oversees the office of community development to include the functional areas of planning, zoning, building and code enforcement, erosion and sediment control and economic development.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning, political science or related course work; supplemented by supervisory experience as a division or department head within the field. The successful candidate’s final negotiated starting salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate’s education and experience. The position is compensated on a pay grade 27 of the Shenandoah County Pay scale. The preferred hiring range is $59,875 – $71,172. Shenandoah County offers a competitive benefits package for full time employees including: employer paid health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. This position is FLSA exempt.

Submit a cover letter, detailed resume and references along with a completed Shenandoah County employment application to
Mary T. Price, County Administrator
Shenandoah County
600 N. Main Street, Suite 102
Woodstock, VA 22664
by February 26, 2016

Visit our website: http://shenandoahcountyva.us/administration/employment/ for an employment application. Electronic submissions may be submitted to hwilliams@shenandoahcountyva.us

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 3)

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I/II
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission

CSPDC

Transportation Planner I/II

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC), a regional planning organization located in Staunton VA and serving the local governments in the Central Shenandoah Region, has the following employment opportunity:

Transportation Planner I/II. The CSPDC is seeking interested applicants for a full-time Transportation Professional with experience in planning and administration of public transit programs and/or Metropolitan Planning Organizations to become a member of its professional planning staff. The CSPDC Transportation Program administers and staffs two Metropolitan Planning Organizations; a rural transportation program that covers five counties and two cities; a regional public transit program; and works to promote bicycle and pedestrian modes for transportation, recreation, and tourism throughout the CSPDC region.

Responsibilities will be varied and include writing and administering grants, developing transportation and regional plans, preparing reports, disseminating information, and assisting member jurisdictions with local contract services. Other duties include organizing, staffing, and presenting at meetings with local elected officials, boards, committees, and outside organizations in the administration of a variety of transportation related programs. The qualified candidate will possess an effective knowledge of the transportation planning process, federal and state regulations and guidance related to transportation programs and funding, including planning and programming for highways, bicycle and pedestrian modes, and public transit.

Experience with GIS, transportation demand modeling, and website maintenance a plus. Applicants must possess the ability to carry out planning projects independently and to work well with local, state, and federal staff and the general public and coordinates work with other agencies especially VDOT, DRPT and FTA. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.; a master’s degree in planning or related field; and 2 – 5 years local and/or regional planning experience (or equivalent combination of education and work experience). Salary: $40,000-$55,000 depending on qualifications.

To apply, send a resume with references to
Bonnie S. Riedesel, Executive Director
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
112 MacTanly Place
Staunton, Virginia 24401
or bonnie@cspdc.org

Please submit by March 1, 2016.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 3)

 

CUSTOMER SUPPORT SENIOR MANAGER
City of Martinsville

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Customer Support Senior Manager

Social Services Customer Support Senior Manager  (Job Number: 1500003146)
Martinsville, VA

About ICF International:
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com/.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide policy recommendations and day-to-day oversight of the ICF Connect customer support and state-of-the-art call center services for social programs. Focus is on child support enforcement, child protection, and adult protection services. Understanding of TANF, SNAP, behavioral health, workforce development and other social services a plus. Responsible for providing policy and process recommendations to support customer service programs and ensure customer satisfaction thru continuous quality monitoring and enhancement. Will also be responsible for hands-on management of customer support overflow services based in Martinsville, Virginia. These overflow services support ICF Connect’s customer service projects nationwide and in Canada. Will be asked to represent the program to senior state social service officials.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

√ 10 years supporting social service programs
√ Minimum 5 years in customer support and call center, preferably in a public health, family support, and/or government services.
√ Minimum 5 years in project management for government projects
√ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills/Experience

√ Experience in child support enforcement, family support services, child welfare
√ Experience as or working with case workers
√ Experience with customer service center procedures and technologies, to include customer relationship management systems; quality control in a customer service center environment, and reporting procedures
√ Experience presenting achievements and serving as company liaison with government executives
√ Experience managing and enforcing secure handling of PII and sensitive customer information
√ Experience managing teams with significant budget and P/L responsibilities
√ Experience managing multi-lingual staff
√ Relevant certifications in technology, program management, and customer contact services

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce
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ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EEO/AA – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities)

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter at:
https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500003146
Primary Location
: United States-Virginia-Martinsville

(POSTED February 3)

 

LIFEGUARD
James City County

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Lifeguard

$9.55/hour + partial benefits; part-time, regular position; 25 hours/week; flexible schedule available; Parks and Recreation is seeking a positive, team-oriented individual who would take pride in creating a safe and welcoming environment for the James City County Recreation Center members.

Duties: ensure safety of pool patrons; enforce pool policies, rules, and regulations; measures and reports water chemistry, assist with pool and pool area maintenance and cleaning; and teaches swimming lessons. Requires: current certifications for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED. Previous experience as a lifeguard, current Certified Pool Operators or Aquatic facility Operations, certified First Responders, or Emergency medical Technicians preferred. Requires post-offer criminal history and sex offender check and drug screening.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 2)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Albemarle County

Albemarle

COUNTY ATTORNEY

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as the County Attorney who has demonstrated superior ability leading and managing organizations with comparable qualities. Join a dedicated team of principled public servants that are committed to the high performance organization model and achieving excellence through the practice of our core values of integrity, innovation, learning, and stewardship. The County Attorney is appointed directly by the Board of Supervisors to manage the Office of the County Attorney and to provide counsel and legal advice to the Board of Supervisors, School Board, County Executive, School Superintendent and all departments, agencies and officials of the County in all areas of local government, including land use and development, intergovernmental relations, real estate, contracts, employment, public safety, social services, financial management, legislation and litigation.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduated from a law school of recognized standing and has a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a practicing attorney, a considerable amount of which shall have been in the practice of local government law in Virginia.

For more information on Albemarle County and the position of County Attorney, please see the County Attorney Position Profile (http://www.albemarle.org/upload/images/Forms_Center/Departments/Human_Resources/Forms/Misc/Recruiting_County_Attorney_Final.pdf)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $111,317 to $181,706 with excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options and VRS pension. This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply through Albemarle County’s online application system at www.albemarle.org/jobs by March 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Faxed and mailed applications will not be considered. Anticipated Start Date June 1, 2016

EEO/EOE
Albemarle County boasts an excellent school system, low taxes, low crime and unemployment rates, a skilled and educated workforce, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities. Albemarle County surrounds the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia

(POSTED February 2)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Bedford County

Bedford

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Bedford County, Virginia (population 77,371) is located in west central Virginia between the cities of Lynchburg and Roanoke. The area abounds with natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities offering residents an attractive and pleasant environment in which to live, work and play. The County is seeking candidates with a passion for public service and experience in local government to serve as its Assistant County Administrator.

The ideal candidate is one who possesses a demonstrated, dedicated career path and a proven record of providing effective leadership in a local government administration environment. Candidate will be a strategic thinker who can provide leadership skills, excellent relationship building qualities and a commitment to innovation and best practice. Must be capable of working on a wide variety of strategic priorities, creating partnerships, managing projects, leading internal department efficiency reviews, and overseeing budget and performance management.

The position requires extensive knowledge of local government operations. Experience with the Commonwealth of Virginia at the municipal or county level of government is strongly preferred. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, government, political science, business management or related field. A Master’s degree in public administration or business administration preferred. Former experience in positions of a similar scope, character, and nature within local government may be considered in lieu of formal academic educational requirements. Candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in local government management with at least two (2) consecutive years in a single, similar post.

Starting salary for the position is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Bedford County offers an excellent benefits package which includes Virginia Retirement System participation. Upon acceptance of the position, residency within the County is required.

Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five work related references to:
Dawn Fields, Human Resources Manager
Bedford County
122 East Main Street, Suite 202
Bedford, Virginia 24523
no later than February 29, 2016.

For a complete community/profile related to the position, please visit the County’s web site at www.co.bedford.va.us.

Bedford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED February 2)

 

DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Botetourt County

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Director of Economic Development

Are you a talented, results-oriented professional looking for an exciting opportunity to expand your economic development career? One of Virginia’s most desirable communities, Botetourt County (pop. 33,486), seeks and promotes growth consistent with and complimentary of its unique character and identity. Located within the Roanoke, VA MSA (pop. 313,945), Botetourt has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity.

The Director will develop and implement a comprehensive economic development program in support of the County’s strategic plan. The successful applicant will be a proven innovator with strong economic development, marketing or related experience (min. 5 years or related master’s degree preferred) in a diversified business environment.

Starting salary will be based on qualifications and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Go to www.botetourtva.gov for application, complete job description and benefits summary.

Application, cover letter including complete salary history, resume and 3-5 examples of projects managed can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources
5 West Main St, Suite 200, Fincastle, VA 24090
or e-mail to jobs@botetourtva.gov
(Reference Director of Economic Development in the subject line)

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

First review of applications will take place Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Botetourt County offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 30 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Position will remain open until filled. Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED February 2)

 

LEAD GROUNDSKEEPER
James City County

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Lead Groundskeeper

$28,538/year or higher, DOQ + benefits. James City County Grounds Maintenance Division seeks a responsible applicant to perform skilled manual labor serving as lead worker for the landscaping and maintenance of County-owned property including parks, athletic fields, rights-of way, and other grounds and planted areas.

Responsibilities: Leads assigned personnel and performs a variety of landscaping and maintenance duties, such as mowing lawn areas, planting annuals and shrubbery, applying fertilizer and herbicides, weeding, edging, watering, trimming shrubbery, placing topsoil, grading, seeding. Works with Superintendent to establish maintenance schedule of grounds and planted areas. Works with Parks and Recreation staff and School officials to schedule grounds maintenance activities at all school properties while minimizing disturbance to school activities. Prepares and maintains a variety of logs and reports such as inspection reports, equipment reports, etc.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, supplemented by training and/or an Associate’s degree in a related field; and, some experience with methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in grounds maintenance work as needed to maintain gardens, building grounds, and paved areas including application of pesticides; some experience supervising the work of others preferred. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria; a valid Virginia Class A or B Commercial driver’s license preferred. Requires certification as a Pesticide Registered Technician form the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Pesticide Services. Seeking someone with considerable supervisory experience overseeing multiple employees, knowledge of grounds-keeping procedures, equipment, and maintenance as well as safety standards, practices, procedures, and techniques. The ideal applicant should have the ability to perform strenuous physical labor, operate power equipment and tools, plan and coordinate work of others, and communicate effectively.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on February 8, 2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 1)

 

UNDERGROUND UTILITY ASSISTANT
James City County

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Underground Utility Assistant

$26,540/year or higher; DOQ + benefits. The James City Service Authority is seeking applicants to hire as a utility assistant to work with water and wastewater infrastructure. This position includes benefits such as health and life insurance, retirement, and paid leave and holidays.

The applicant will assist in the installation, repair, and maintenance of pipelines, manholes, fire hydrants and valves. This is an entry level position with training opportunities that can lead to more advanced positions. The applicant needs the ability to perform strenuous physical labor and have some knowledge of basic construction techniques, i.e., excavation and pipe laying. It is preferred the applicant will have a Class B Commercial Driver’s License, or be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire.

Duties are performed outdoors in all weather conditions, and sometimes under disagreeable or hazardous conditions. Applicant must be able to function in an environment requiring use of respiratory protection devices. They are also required a valid Virginia driver’s license and driving record check, post offer physical exam with drug screening, pulmonary function test, and criminal history and sex offender checks.

Accepting applications until the position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 1)

 

PARKS OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
James City County

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Parks Operations Coordinator

$44,104 or higher DOQ; + benefits. James City County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an experienced professional to plan, develop, supervise, and evaluate the County’s park and facilities.

Responsibilities for this positions include: Supervising assigned staff and volunteers; Coordinating and overseeing capital/special projects, cooperative agreements, maintenance, facility schedules and reservations, programs/events and fiscal transactions; Assisting in development of procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations for park operations; Preparing and monitoring the annual budget, performance measures, statistics, program and service evaluations, marketing efforts and other daily administrative functions; Serving as a liaison to County staff, community partners, and school athletic directors for matters pertaining to the shared use of County and School athletic facilities; Serving on committees, community agency boards, and councils; Serving in of the absence of the Park Administrator.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or related field, preferably from a National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) accredited college or university; and, considerable experience in recreation program planning, implementation, evaluation, and supervision; experience in parks and/or facility management; Must possess, or obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

Must possess or obtain within 6 months of hire a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate and a First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross; Certified Park and Recreation Professional certification from the National Recreation and Park Association preferred. Seeking someone with considerable knowledge of the operation of park facilities with an emphasis on athletic facilities, diverse youth and adult athletic programs, tournament management, safety and liability of parks and facilities, and knowledge of leadership techniques. Must have computer skills and be able to use Microsoft Office Suite products and experience with facility reservation software. The Ideal applicant should have the ability to work in a team setting, solve problems, work under pressure, and communicate effectively.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm (EST) on February 12, 2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED February 1)

JANUARY 2016

LEAD PARK ATTENDANT
James City County

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Lead Park Attendant

$12.76/hour or higher DOQ; Seasonal position (up to 40 hours/week between April – September) James City County Parks and Recreations is seeking a responsible and enthusiastic individual to oversee the daily operations of Jamestown Beach Event Park (may perform work in other parks as necessary). The incumbent in this position will be required to work Memorial Day weekend, July 4th weekend and Labor Day weekend. Candidates must be available to work between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Employee selection and training; Directing and scheduling staff; Overseeing cash handling procedures; Assisting guests; Monitoring activities and enforcing rules; Maintaining the cleanliness of the park; Maintaining concession and supply inventories.
Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; cash handling and customer service experience; and supervisory experience that includes the responsibilities listed above. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office with strong skills in Excel, Outlook and Word–experience with Rectrac software is a plus. English and Spanish bilingual language skills are also plus.
Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria. Post-offer drug screening, criminal history and sex offender records checks, and driving record check will be conducted.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the job description posted on our Career Center, which includes the general aptitude and physical requirements needed to be successful in this position before applying.

Applications accepted until 11:59pm (EST) 03/29/16 or until the position is filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 29)

 

PLANNER II
Roanoke County

Roanoke

PLANNER II
County of Roanoke

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke County is seeking a Planner II to perform difficult professional work preparing and amending programs, policies, and ordinances used to guide current and future development within the County.

The employee in this position: assists in the preparation and annual update of the comprehensive plan for the development of the County; reviews site plans and subdivision plats for compliance with the County’s development regulations; participates in the review of rezoning, special use permits and variances; assists in researching, documenting and developing policies on matters pertaining to County planning; prepares codes and ordinances for consideration by the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors; prepares complex technical planning reports and studies, including data collection, survey development, graphics, public information materials and proposed official actions; and answers inquiries from the public concerning planning and zoning policies.

Requires a four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban and regional planning or a related field and one (1) or more years of experience in comprehensive planning, reviewing development proposals, developing codes and ordinances, and policy analysis. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning or a related field is preferred. A state/national criminal background check at time of employment is required for this position.

Online Roanoke County application required
Submit resume and online application at www.roanokecountyva.gov

Closing Date: February 28, 2016
HIRING RANGE: $42,709 – $55,223

EOE/M/F/D

(POSTED January 29)

 

FIRE RESCUE TECHNICIAN I/III/IV
James City County

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Fire Rescue Technician I/III/IV

Salary dependent on qualifications (DOQ) + benefits:

Fire Rescue Technician I (Recruit)-$38,139/year
Fire Rescue Technician I (Certified)-$40,045 or higher DOQ
Fire Rescue Technician III-$44,150 or higher DOQ
Fire Rescue Technician IV-$46,358 or higher DOQ

Progressive fire department offering exciting opportunities for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! We are currently accepting applications to fill current vacancies and to create a hiring pool of eligible applicants to fill future vacancies.

Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent, valid Virginia driver’s license, must be eligible to work in the United States, no automatic disqualifiers are met, satisfactory results of post-conditional offer assessments: extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, criminal history/sex offender check, credential check, driving record check, physical exam, drug screening, and psychological assessment.

Preferred Qualifications are Emergency Medical Technician- Intermediate or Paramedic, Tidewater Regional Fire Academy graduates or equivalent (as determined by James City County Fire Department), college degree, military experience.

Do you have questions? Contact a Fire Department Recruiter at fire.recruiting@jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757.565.7650.

Accepting applications until February 12, 2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered.

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 27)

 

BUS DRIVER (LIMITED TERM)
James City County

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Bus Driver (Limited Term)

$24,683/year + benefits; full-time limited-term; 40 hours/week; may have to drive a paratransit bus; includes weekdays and weekend evenings. Do you enjoy working with people and are you a safe driver? James City County Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking a professional to help welcome and transport citizens and visitors around the historic area.

As a member of our team, you will be required to provide safe and efficient service to our customers and outstanding customer service as you collect appropriate fares and provide passengers general information. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and some experience operating a passenger bus.

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days of hire, a valid Virginia Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and air brakes endorsement and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Post-offer physical, criminal history and sex offender checks, drug screening, driving record check, and CDL previous drug testing check required.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 3/11/2016 on or until position is filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 27)

 

F/T HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST I/II (EMPLOYEE RELATIONS)
James City County

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Human Resource Specialist I/II (Employee Relations)
THIS IS AN UPDATE

Full-time position; salary and level hired dependent on qualifications; excellent benefits.
I-$38,146-49,314 DOQ//II-$41,018-53,026 DOQ

Job Responsibilities:
The Human Resource Department is seeking a skilled professional to provide employee relations consultation to departments including conducting investigations as needed. Position will serve as first point of contact for employees regarding employee relations issues; assess County performance and training needs; provide or coordinate training and evaluate training effectiveness; participate in and develop initiatives to promote employee engagement including employee communications; and, conduct exit interviews.

Requirements:

Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction; and, modern trends, issues, and practices in human resource field.
Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite; and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned tasks within specified time frame.

Position Level Requirements:

Human Resource Specialist I

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in human resource management or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred; and, some professional human resource work experience.

Human Resource Specialist II

Associate’s degree in human resource management or related field; certification as human resource professional through an approved agency; and, considerable professional human resource work experience; OR,
Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field; certification as human resource professional through an approved agency; and, some professional human resource work experience; OR,
Master’s degree in human resource management or related field; certification as human resource professional through an approved agency ,or, demonstrated competency in areas of both employment and benefits as determined by department; and, some professional human resource work experience.

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 27)

 

SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER
City of Fredericksburg

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Senior Environmental Planner
Starting Salary Range: $61,102 – $75,476 DOQ

The City of Fredericksburg is a geographically diverse community, of almost 30,000 people, with multiple challenges to preserve and improve its environmental quality. It is located half-way between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA on the Falls of Rappahannock River, at the juncture of the coastal plain and the piedmont. Its diverse topography ranges from tidal frontage on an estuary of the Chesapeake Bay and to rolling hills. This position will fill an essential role in Fredericksburg city government to carry out the charges of the Commonwealth of Virginia to protect and improve the quality of surface waters. To be successful, a candidate must have a thorough understanding of the theories and practices of environmental stewardship, particularly in the area of stormwater management and floodplain protection, with hands-on experience applying these theories and practices in local government. The candidate must be able to work effectively with decision makers, property owners, and environmental advocates.

Under limited supervision, this position ensures that the City complies with all state and federal environmental laws and regulations to preclude pollution of the environment. Plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees the City’s stormwater quality management program; ensures City’s compliance with federal and state mandated municipal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Permit and other federal, state, and local regulations regarding stormwater and surface water quality; directs, coordinates, and monitors the work of assigned staff; and performs a variety of technical, administrative, investigative, and programmatic work in support of assigned programs including serving as a liaison to, coordinating with, and providing staff assistance to City staff, various boards and committees, and outside agencies. Prepares and administers environmental grants; prepares reports and technical data on grants. Reports to the Department Director.

Bachelor’s degree in community development, engineering, planning, or a related field, focusing on environmental issues (Master’s degree desired); supplemented by five (5) to seven (7) years of experience developing and managing environmental protection programs; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Preferred qualifications and skills include experience in environmental design, practice, education and ideologies surrounding environmental issues. Must be competent and knowledgeable in Nutrient Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Watershed and Water Resources Management. Such skills should include a high level of competency in the use of desk top and mobile computers, including graphic design and geographic information systems. The ability to exercise independent ethical judgment is required. Background and driving record checks required.

While the position is open until filled, completed City Applications and resumes should be submitted before the close of business on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to:

City of Fredericksburg
Human Resources Department
715 Princess Anne Street, Room 217
P. O. Box 7447
Fredericksburg, VA 22404-7447
jobs@fredericksburgva.gov
EOE

(POSTED January 27)

 

CHIEF OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Chief of Environmental Services
Department of Facilities and Environmental Services

Exempt, Pay Grade 20
The Chief of Environmental Services in conjunction with the Director of Facilities and Environmental Services, the Chief of Environmental Services provides overall leadership, coordination, and supervision of the operations of the Environmental Services Division. The position is responsible for integrating regulatory compliance, safe practices and sustainable values into the department’s strategic planning, management of resources and operations, facilities planning and design, and curricular and co-curricular activities. Performs complex professional, administrative, and management tasks in directing, coordinating and implementing environmental compliance, Water Resources Program and Solid waste program development and implementation. Position will annually assess and determine County compliance with federal, state and local laws dealing with environmental, health & safety matters by performing the following duties.

Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

• Responsible for managing projects for the Environmental Services Division.
• Plans, organizes, manages, and leads the operations of the Environmental Services Division;
• In conjunction with the Director, develop and administer the division’s budget in accordance with program goals and objectives;
• Plans, directs and evaluates County compliance with federal, state and local environmental and safety rules and regulations;
• Oversees staff responsible for the County’s water resource program, environmental program, solid waste materials management and recycling programs;
• Provides direct supervision of the Environmental Services Division staff; conducts annual performance evaluations, creates and supports Standards, Processes, and Procedures necessary to produce the deliverables from the team and work effectively with other teams;
• Facilitates and approves procurements of all environmental and energy management control system services;
• Responsible for the oversight of the County’s water resource policies and programs;
• Provides oversight for the development of internal audits to ensure continuing pollution control and compliance with regulations, including Hazardous Waste Storage and Disposal, storm water, etc.;
• Oversight of sustainability and recycling programs, including commercial composting; energy and water resources program ;
• Provides oversight in the modifying operations based on existing or potential environmental and safety hazards; resolve problems related to environmental issues, such as indoor air quality, mold and humidity;
• Reviews all reporting to DEQ, USEPA and any other mandatory reports to other regulatory agencies;
• Acts as a liaison with regulatory agencies;
• Develops environmental regulatory and safety training program for employees and establishes the County’s safety training calendar;
• Ensures coordination of the EMS Program and goals with School Division;
• Serves on local government safety and risk management team and emergency response organizations.
• Works with school division to coordinate government compliance programs.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Require a Bachelor’s Degree; and five – ten years related experience, to include supervisory experience and training as it relates to the work required. Experience in managing solid waste, water, and physical environment programs desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Virginia Driver’s License and negative results of drug and TB tests.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to prepare reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, governmental regulators and the general public. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret and produce a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to guide, direct and counsel subordinate staff; ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Regularly required to communicate verbally. Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance. Occasionally will lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes, vapors, or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasionally subjected to stressful conditions that require immediate decision making and action.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $63,380 – $76,056 annual equivalent/based on experience, education and internal equity. Full Range: $63,380-$103,455 annual equivalent

Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 2/8/2016

(POSTED January 27)

 

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Pittsylvinia County

Pittsylvania

Animal Control Officer

Pittsylvania County is seeking to hire an Animal Control Officer to perform a variety of animal control, rabies control, and law enforcement activities to safeguard citizens from dangerous animals. The candidate will investigate reports of animal attacks or cruelty; interview witnesses, collect evidence and write reports. Ability to provide patience, care and compassion in dealing with animals. Must be able to interpret and adhere to laws and regulations as prescribed by the Code of Virginia Section 3.2-6556 for a County Public Animal Shelter.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or completion of a General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) One (1) year of experience in animal control, law enforcement, veterinary office or animal shelter preferred. Capable of lifting and carrying items weighing over 75 pounds. Successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test. No history of animal cruelty.

Certifications and licenses: The ability to obtain certification in euthanasia; complete a basic animal control course. Certification in firearm use. Must possess a Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license.

Equipment and Tools Utilized: Motor vehicle, office computer, two-way radio, and standard office equipment. Specialized equipment includes chemical immobilization equipment, firearms, various animal control equipment, catch and restraint pole, and animal traps.

Salary: $28,388 – $29,825

Submission requirements: Pittsylvania County application, resume and cover letter.

 

To Apply: Go online to: http://www.pittsylvaniacountyva.gov (Job Openings)
or Download Application and mail to:

Pittsylvania County
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 426
Chatham, VA 24531

DEADLINE: Open until filled.

(POSTED January 21)

 

ASSISTANT CHIEF ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Fauquier County

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Assistant Chief of Zoning and Development Services

Announcement No.: 000212

The Fauquier County Department of Community Development is seeking an experienced planner and manager to fill the position of Assistant Chief of Zoning and Development Services. The Zoning and Development Services Division includes 27 staff positions responsible for land development and building construction functions, to include: Zoning, Building, Site Planning, Subdivision, and Stormwater Management. Staff is responsible for administering, interpreting and enforcing the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, Stormwater Ordinance, Design Standards Manual, Building Code and land use and environmental provisions of the Code of Virginia.

The Assistant Chief will independently manage a number of these land development functions and play a significant role in the ongoing process of streamlining and simplifying the development process. Additionally, this position will be responsible for a variety of professional work, which may include zoning review of complex land development cases, interpretation of ordinances and proffers, and analysis and preparation of amendments to the subdivision and zoning ordinances. The position provides staff support to various boards and commissions and has extensive contact with citizens, property owners, developers, design firms, local officials, and staff in other county departments and state agencies.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or closely related field, with a Master’s degree preferred, with at least 8 years of progressively responsible experience in planning and/or zoning. The successful applicant will be a results oriented professional with keen problem-solving skills. Position also requires outstanding analytical and communication skills. Experience in both the public and private sectors strongly preferred, with specific experience in land development design and/or review, zoning, subdivision, ordinance and permitting required, as well as experience managing staff and/or functions.

Minimum starting salary is $63,297.00 to $82,270.50 with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must submit an on-line Fauquier County classified application, available on the County’s website www.fauquiercounty.gov .

Position is open until filled.

For assistance with the on-line application call the Human Resources Department at 540.422.8300. Please direct specific position-related questions to Kim Johnson, Chief/Zoning and Development Services at 540.422.8220 or email kim.johnson@fauquiercounty.gov.

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED January 21)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Smyth County

Smyth

COUNTY ATTORNEY

SMYTH COUNTY

FULL TIME POSITION

General Description of Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator, provides legal advice and services to the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator. Responsible for all County legal services representing the Board of Supervisors and County Administrator in civil, governmental, and any criminal actions in both defense and plaintiff positions. Confines legal advice and services to legal aspects, as opposed to administrative advice, which is the responsibility of the County Administrator as Chief Advisor to the Board. The County Attorney serves as legal advisor; serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors, and receives general supervision from the Board of Supervisors, and from the County Administrator on a day-to-day basis. Work is performed with a wide degree of latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and action. Problems encountered range from routine to extremely complex in nature.

Examples of Work:

• Represent the County central government, its departments, and any other assigned sub-units or appointed agencies of the Board of Supervisors, such as but not limited to Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. Provide these departments and agencies with legal advice and services as necessary or required.
• Initiate and respond to civil and criminal actions on behalf of the County, with primary emphasis on civil and constitutional law.
• Provide legal advice on, and defend the County in, civil rights matters and issues.
• Provide legal advice on matters of civil, constitutional, and administrative law.
• Provide legal review and advice on matters pertaining to contracts and real estate. Oversee the review of all contracts before execution of contractual documents and agreements.
• Manage and review all basic personnel functions of the County to ensure that local personnel policies and practices are in compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines.
• Defend the Board of Supervisors and County Administrator in any actions or litigation brought against them.
• Serve as the Delinquent Tax Collector for the County, taking appropriate action as necessary to collect delinquent taxes, such as sending out notices and initiating litigation, making court appearances on behalf of the county, etc.
• Draft ordinances and other documents, as necessary or requested, in a timely manner.
• Work closely with the County Administrator providing legal advice in short and long range planning in order to help determine desirable alternative courses of action to provide more efficient and effective services to the Board of Supervisors and the public.
• Develop and maintain a positive and effective liaison with other governmental officials and the public pertaining to legal matters.
• Ensure through legal counseling, that various legal requirements and statutory deadlines are met to avoid potential litigation, compliance with contractual obligations, avoidance of civil rights claims awards, and compliance with various legal funding requirements.
• Attend all meetings of the Board of Supervisors, and other meetings as required by the County Administrator.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Juris Doctorate degree, with admission to the Virginia State Bar. Appropriate legal authorization to practice law before the Virginia State Supreme Court, and in Federal, District, and Appeals courts. Prefer undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Personnel or related field. Administrative, advisory, and governmental or business experience; demonstrated knowledge of proficient legal practices and the Code of Virginia as pertaining to County government in Virginia. Ability to plan, organize and present legal positions in a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Professional knowledge of civil, criminal, constitutional, administrative, contractual, real estate, tax, and civil rights laws. Considerable knowledge of modern legal practices relating to governmental law and its application to County governments in Virginia; and extensive knowledge of the philosophy and principles of courtroom protocol, conduct, and techniques. Exceptional oral and written communications skills; providing brief, concise, and definitive legal opinions in a timely manner. Confidentiality; good and mature judgment. Knowledge and ability to facilitate the effective outcome of the purpose of legal counsel in a public environment, providing a positive image of the County government. Ability to independently conduct legal research, formulate effective legal strategies, respond to and follow up on requests from the Board of Supervisors and County Administrator in a prompt and timely manner. Outstanding ability to maintain a harmonious working relationship with the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, other employees, and the public. Agreement to work exclusively for the County, with no formal private practice. Agreement to reside in Smyth County within six months of successfully obtaining position.

Job Titles of Employees Directly Supervised:
Administrative Assistant

Starting Salary Range: DOE

Full County Benefits

Apply by submitting resume to:
Smyth County Administrator’s Office
Human Resource Manager
121 Bagley Circle, Suite 100
Marion, VA 24354

Deadline for submission: February 12, 2016

(POSTED January 20)

 

ENGINEER-PROJECT MANAGER
Loudoun County

Loudoun

ENGINEER-PROJECT MANAGER
LOUDOUN COUNTY GOVERNMENT, LEESBURG, VA
Loudoun County Government’s Department of Building and Development’s Engineering Division is seeking candidates for a full time Engineer-Project Manager position with the Quality Assurance Team. This position will act as a County project manager and inspector in charge of facilitating developer maintained streets into the VDOT State Secondary System for maintenance.

Position will also perform project management and inspection duties related to private and commercial bond release, performance bond reductions, and bond extension updates. This position will consistently perform as-built inspections in the field, and maintain project files and diaries in a proficient manner.

Applicant must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and show excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills in customer relations. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Construction Management, or a related field. Relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement. Work may sometimes be required in adverse weather conditions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Requires a successful yearly driving record check.

Hiring Range: $39,337-$56,352. Recruitment #16-S133C-1028.

Closes: 2/2/2016. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE.

(POSTED January 20)

 

ENGINEER IV
Fairfax County

Fairfax

Engineer IV
Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
$71,386 – $118,977 Job # 15-02484

Serves as project manager for the development of engineering standards and proposed amendments to the County Code, including the Stormwater Management Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, Site Plan provisions of the Zoning Ordinance and the Public Facilities Manual (PFM). Performs research, technical studies, and engineering calculations as necessary for the preparation of new code and PFM provisions, and amendments to existing requirements and standards. Works with other staff in coordinating amendments by soliciting input from appropriate county and state agencies, the development industry, environmental organizations and citizen groups. Presents proposed amendments to the Engineering Standards Review Committee, Planning Commission, and Board of Supervisors.

Prepares written reports and correspondence that convey complex and technical matters to industry, staff, citizens and elected officials. Reviews and processes complex parking reduction submittals and makes recommendations on approval or disapproval. Researches and interprets code and PFM provisions as they pertain to the land development process. Manages projects and programs to align with formulated goals, objectives and schedules, and makes necessary adjustments as necessary in response to changes in resources and priorities. Serves on various technical committees regarding land development, stormwater and environmental issues. Reviews pending state legislation and regulatory actions for the agency and the county. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Chief of the Site Code Research and Development Branch.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; and five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

TO APPLY: For complete details or to apply online, visit agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by 5:00 p.m. on January 29, 2016. EEO/Reasonable Accommodation.

(POSTED January 15)

 

FINANCIAL AND BUDGET SPECIALIST
Fairfax County

Fairfax

Financial and Budget Specialist (Management Analyst IV)
Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
$76,347 – $127,244 Job # 15-02453

Manages and supports all financial and budgetary needs of the county’s Land Development Services (LDS) agency and the Director’s Office of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES). The LDS agency processes over $30 million in permitting receipts annually and is comprised of nearly 300 full time employees.

The position maintains central responsibility and oversight for revenue management, procurement, projections, budget, performance metrics, purchasing initiatives and human resources position budget planning. Serves as the Chief Financial Administrator (CFA) for the LDS agency and as DPWES financial coordinator for the entire department (five business agencies including LDS), working closely with agency senior leadership on cross-system long-range financial and structure planning, strategic financial planning, departmental dashboard metrics and performance measures, and strategic scorecard coordination.

Responsible for department-wide audit review and coordination. The LDS agency is currently considering standing up an enterprise fund for its business; in doing so, this position would be responsible for projecting and managing reserve requirements for the fund. Works with countywide agencies to implement revenue generated from proffers received through private development within the county. Advises the Directors of DPWES and LDS on fiscal and financial policy implementation. This position reports to the Director of Land Development Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; and five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, contract administration or business management.

TO APPLY: For complete details or to apply online, visit agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by 5:00 p.m. on January 22, 2016. EEO/Reasonable Accommodation.

(POSTED January 15)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Cary, North Carolina

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TOWN OF CARY, NORTH CAROLINA
TOWN MANGER

The Town of Cary, North Carolina (155,227), a world-class community situated in the counties of Wake and Chatham and conveniently located adjacent to the state capital of Raleigh, invites candidates to apply for the position of Town Manager.

The Town is governed under the council-manager form of government, with the Town Manager serving as the chief administrative officer of Cary’s government. The Town Manager is charged with the responsibility of managing the day-to-day operations of the Town, coordinating work among Town departments and ensuring that the Town operates as a smoothly functioning organization which provides a high level of service to its citizens. Additionally, the Town Manager serves as the legislative liaison for the Council, is considered the Town’s budget officer and is tasked with upholding unique relationships which have been established within the region. For Fiscal Year 2016, the Town is operating with a budget of $218 million and a staff of 1,239 employees that provide services from fifteen departments.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management or related field with significant, broad and diversified managerial experience in planning and directing major programs of local public services. A minimum of 10 years of senior management experience in a comparable or larger municipal, county or related organization is required. Past local government experience of the candidate must show a high level of interest and success in areas that include economic and community development, public finance issues, working with and understanding the needs of the community and building Council and community consensus. ICMA Credentialed Manager status is encouraged and a commitment to continuous learning and a demonstrated ability to manage change are important considerations. Competitive candidates will be strong, visible leaders with a passion for local government service and high moral and ethical standards.

A full profile describing the Town and the Town Manager’s position may be found at https://www.townofcary.org/ or our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/760.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to: participation in the North Carolina Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, professional dues and conference expenses. Relocation expenses may be negotiated. Residency is required within a negotiated period of time.

The application deadline for the position is February 14, 2016.

To be considered, please submit your cover letter, résumé with salary history, and five professional references online at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town of Cary. The Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Cary during the month of March 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

The Town of Cary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 14)

 

PLANNER III
Loudoun County

Loudoun

PLANNER III
Loudoun County (VA) Department of Building and Development is seeking candidates for the position of Planner III (Senior Planner) in the Land Development Planning Division. The Land Development Planning Division provides technical review and oversight of land development applications, manages performance and erosion and sediment control bonds, maintains land development records, provides professional guidance to other County agencies related to land development, and provides exemplary customer service.

Primary responsibilities of the Planner III include: Reviews complex land development applications and ensuring compliance with County regulations through written correspondence with applicants; provides technical expertise to the Department of Building and Development, other County Departments, and outside agencies; delivers accurate and timely information to the public; and represents the Department of Building and Development at Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission meetings.

The successful candidate must have the ability to analyze complex problems, navigate an intricate land development process, and perform a multitude of advanced professional planning tasks. The chosen candidate must have strong and effective written and verbal communication skills. The ability to deliver presentations to local boards, commissions, and citizen groups is desired. Applicants must maintain a thorough knowledge of County operations, policies, and procedures; possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of County, State, and Federal land use regulations, principles, practices, and methodologies of the planning profession. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field and three years directly related experience. Must be available for occasional meetings after business hours with members of the public and/or elected officials. (Hiring Range: $51,860 – $75,675) Recruitment # 16-S351T-1018.

Closes: 1/26/2016.

Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

(POSTED January 14)

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Loudoun County

Loudoun

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Loudoun County (VAP) Department of Building & Development’s Code Enforcement Division is seeking candidates for a full-time Building Inspector position. Duties include conducting all assigned building inspections in a manner that exhibits professionalism, in accordance with Title 36 of the Code of Virginia, under the authority of the Loudoun County Building Official.

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of materials, methods and practices involved in contracting, installing and maintaining all components of buildings, structures and equipment as defined in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, as well as, the ability to interpret construction plans and documents; exercise diplomacy and tact in enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; the ability to maintain effective working relationships with owners, architects and contractors.

This position requires the ability to conduct visual and physical inspections; ability to climb ladders and stairs, maneuver in crawl spaces and through construction debris. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School diploma and at least four years of construction related experience. Must become certified by the State Board of Housing and Community Development as a Building Inspector within the timeframe stated in State guidelines from the time of employment and maintain the required certifications in accordance with Virginia Certification Standards. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license in accordance with Loudoun County Human Resources policy. Valid driver’s license, driving record and criminal background check required. (Hiring Range: $33,310-$47,718) #16-T240-1021

Closes: 1/27/2016.

Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

(POSTED January 14)

 

CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR
City of Manassas Park

ManassasPark

Code Enforcement Inspector

The City of Manassas Park is accepting applications for the position of Code Enforcement Inspector within the Department of Community Development. The Code Enforcement Inspector works directly with citizens, land owners, and business owners to maintain a clean, safe, and healthy community in the City of Manassas Park. Inspectors investigate complaints and proactively inspect properties to ensure compliance with various chapters of the City’s Code of Ordinances. When violations of the City Code are discovered, the Code Enforcement Inspector communicates the existence of violations to the residents, homeowners, or business owners, and when necessary, initiates enforcement actions to bring the properties into compliance with the Code.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Code Enforcement Inspector both proactively patrols the City and responds to property condition related complaints from various sources. They must have knowledge of numerous types of property codes, including the Virginia Maintenance Code, the zoning ordinance of the City of Manassas Park, and certain property related code sections throughout the Code of the City. When a violation of one of these provisions is noted, it must be conveyed to the responsible party. This requires excellent communication skills and professional demeanor.

The Inspector must have strong office and organizational skills to produce professional correspondence and notices of violation, and ensure that detailed files are maintained. In the course of their duties, the Code Enforcement Inspector will have verbal and written communications with owners, tenants, neighbors, property managers, HOA representatives, and many others. The Code Enforcement Inspector must thoroughly document conditions, communications, correspondence regarding code violations so that these actions will be found admissible and favorable in a court of law. Enforcement actions range from a documented verbal communication to court proceedings. The Inspector will be required to give sworn testimony before court officials in order to obtain warrants and to see enforcement actions through court proceedings if necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

      • Ability to understand and interpret codes and ordinances.
      • Knowledge of construction methods and building maintenance practices.
      • Professional customer service and communication skills.
      • Office, data entry, document production, and recordkeeping skills.
      • Availability to work nights and weekends as required.
      • Ability to work independently and manage caseload with minimal supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

      • 3 years municipal code enforcement, Bachelors degree in related field.
      • Certification as a Virginia Property Maintenance Inspector preferred.
      • VAZO/CZO certification preferred.
      • Valid Virginia Driver’s License with good driving record.
      • Any combination of education, credentials, or experience deemed equivalent to these education and experience requirements may be considered.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, you must complete an application form and submit it to the
City of Manassas Park
Human Resources Department
One Park Center Court
Manassas Park, VA 20111
or fax 703.335.1405
email: humanresources@manassasparkva.gov

(Resume accepted in lieu of application)

The City of Manassas Park is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

You may obtain an employment application by going to the following link: http://www.cityofmanassaspark.us/index.php/component/content/article/128-about-manassas-park/city-departments/124-human-resources

To be considered for the current hiring process you must have your application submitted to the Human Resources Department by January 31, 2016.

(POSTED January 14)

 

PLANNING AND ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
City of Manassas Park

ManassasPark

Planning and Zoning Administrator

The City of Manassas Park is accepting applications for the position of Planning and Zoning Administrator. The Planning and Zoning Administrator serves two key roles for the City in the Department of Community Development both as the City’s Planner, and as the City’s Zoning Administrator.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Planning and Zoning Administrator works within the Department of Community Development, overseeing all aspects of planning and zoning for the City of Manassas Park.

As the Planner, they develop plans to optimize the effectiveness of land use throughout the city, to best achieve the goals of the Comprehensive Plan, through research, analysis, and understanding of economic, social, development, and transportation trends. The Planner must be able to display knowledge of existing development and infrastructure, both in the city and surrounding areas, and effectively convey recommendations to the Governing Body, Planning Commission, and fellow staff on the types of residential, commercial and transportation projects that meet the goals of developing a manageable, sustainable and vibrant community. They work directly with developers, land owners, engineers, and other professionals to ensure understanding of the Comprehensive Plan, and plan development accordingly. They will be staff member to the Planning Commission, and communicate directly to the Planning Commission and Governing Body on issues of existing and future land use and development. They assist these boards in updating the Comprehensive Plan to meet the goals of the community, and offer guidance to fellow staff in keeping an updated Capital Improvements Plan that is in line with the current Comprehensive Plan. Other duties of the Planner include those spelled out as responsibilities of the planning office in the Code of the City of Manassas Park.

As the Zoning Administrator they oversee all aspects of zoning regulation in the City of Manassas Park. They must gain thorough knowledge of all zoning districts and the zoning ordinance for the City, and work with the City Attorney and Governing Body to update the zoning ordinance so that they align with the goals of the Comprehensive Plan. The incumbent will work directly with citizens, land owners, business owners, developers, engineers and other professionals to ensure both proposed and existing land uses are in conformance with the City’s zoning regulations and the Comprehensive Plan. They have many codified responsibilities to handle submissions of various types of plans and applications, and often act as the approval authority in matters of zoning compliance. They act as the intake authority for new site plans, amendments and modifications, as well as rezoning applications, conditional use permits, home occupation permits, new business occupancy permits, construction related zoning approvals, sign permits, etc. They must work effectively with staff from other departments to ensure timely review and response on applicant submissions. When not the approval authority, they must be able to confidently present staff opinion and make recommendations to both the Planning Commission and Governing Body. Other key duties include overseeing complaint based and proactive enforcement of zoning regulations on existing land use conditions, both commercial and residential. This involves direct supervision of zoning officers and cooperative enforcement efforts with code enforcement officers, building inspectors, the fire marshal, and police officials.

The Planning and Zoning Administrator must be able to attend evening meetings, and give professional presentations to various boards. They must monitor costs of administration, and recommend budget adjustments and fee schedule adjustments to meet the needs of providing effective service.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

      • Knowledge and experience in planning the urban environment, including understanding of current social, economical, transportation and development trends.
      • Experience in reviewing site plans, construction plans, transportation plans, parcel plats, and house location surveys.
      • Experience in giving professional presentations to boards and commissions.
      • Good public speaking skills.
      • Ability to work well in cooperation with fellow staff, boards, and a wide range of professionals.
      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret code language, including an understanding of the rules of statutory construction.
      • Ability to work independently, and to make critical decisions under passive supervision.
      • Professional customer service and communication skills.
      • Office, data entry, document production, and recordkeeping skills required.
      • Ability to understand and translate ordinances, policies and procedures to applicants and the general public.
      • Ability to review plans, applications, and other submissions for compliance with codified ordinance.
      • Ability to efficiently and effectively coordinate the submission and timely review of documents between applicants, Community Development staff, other City departments, and other professionals.
      • Ability to track document flow and meet strict deadlines.
      • Ability to calculate fees, and manage receipts.
      • Ability to monitor costs and make budget recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

      • Masters Degree in a related field preferred. Bachelors Degree with job related experience considered.APA/AICP credentials highly preferred.
      • VAZO/CZA credentials highly preferred.
      • Minimum 5 years experience in a municipal planning or non-governmental urban planning experience.
      • Any combination of education, credentials, or experience deemed equivalent to these education and experience requirements may be considered.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, you must complete an application form and submit it to the
City of Manassas Park
Human Resources Department
One Park Center Court
Manassas Park, VA 20111
or fax 703.335.1405
email: humanresources@manassasparkva.gov

(Resume accepted in lieu of application)

The City of Manassas Park is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

You may obtain an employment application by going to the following link: http://www.cityofmanassaspark.us/index.php/component/content/article/128-about-manassas-park/city-departments/124-human-resources
To be considered for the current hiring process you must have your application submitted to the Human Resources Department by January 31, 2016.

(POSTED January 14)

 

COUNTY MANAGER
Catawba County, North Carolina

 

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CATAWBA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY MANAGER

Catawba County, North Carolina, situated in the beautiful western foothills of the state, invites candidates to apply for the position of County Manager. Catawba is a historically rich area with access to a wide range of activities, is home to eight cities and towns and is within just one hour’s drive of major areas such as Charlotte and Winston-Salem.

The County is governed by a five (5) member Board of Commissioners and the County Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of Catawba’s governmental structure. The County Manager’s responsibilities include supervising all county departments, boards, commissions and agencies under the general control of the Board of Commissioners; preparation and submission of annual budget; and any other reports and duties required or authorized by the Board of Commissioners. In addition, the County Manager has liaison responsibilities with Catawba’s three (3) public school systems and the Catawba Valley Community College, Catawba Valley Medical Center and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporations. For Fiscal Year 2015-16, the County is operating with a budget of $235.5 million and 1,124 full-time equivalent employees.

Minimum requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, planning, finance or related field, with a Master’s degree preferred. Public sector management experience as a manager or deputy in a comparably sized or larger city or county is also required. Past experience of must demonstrate a high level of interest and successful achievement in a broad range of areas including public finance, succession planning, community building, economic and community development, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Board and community consensus, assessing organizational effectiveness and building performance based organizations. Candidates must also have demonstrated a high level of performance and success in working with a high functioning, engaged Board, citizens and staff to build consensus and must possess the ability to effectively work with, and challenge, well qualified and motivated department heads. Excellent communication skills are a must, including the ability to communicate with a community that encompasses urban and rural interests and represents forward-looking and creative ideas. Knowledge of how to effectively use existing community resources and strong, yet quiet leadership qualities are extremely important skills for candidates to possess.

To learn more about the County and the County Manager’s position, please visit http://www.catawbacountync.gov/ or view the full position profile on our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/755.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The County offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to participation in the North Carolina Local Government Employee’s Retirement System (LGERS), vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is February 18, 2016. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Catawba County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Catawba in March 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

Catawba County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 12)

 

CHIEF OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Chief of Project Management
Department of Facilities and Environmental Services

Exempt, Pay Grade 20

In conjunction with the Director of Facilities and Environmental Services, the Chief of Project Management provides overall leadership, coordination and supervision of the operations of the Project Management Division. Provides support to Director for planning, directing and ensuring the successful implementation, management and tracking of the County Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Performs complex professional, administrative and managerial tasks in the execution of design and implementation of all capital projects to include transportation, government, libraries and schools.

Responsible for implementing strategies and procedures in the procurement and oversight of design professionals, contractors and consultants. Coordinates activities of other departments, including schools, with respect to planning and execution of capital projects. Provides direct supervision of Project Management Division resources.
Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

• Plans, organizes, manages and leads the operations of the Project Management Division;
• In conjunction with the Director, develop and administer the divisions budget in accordance with program goals and objectives;
• Establishes, reviews, and updates office procedures and standards for work as required to maintain a model of continuous improvement;
• Directs and monitors the implementation of short-term and long-range goals and objectives;
• Provides direct supervision of the Project Management Division staff; conducts annual performance evaluations; Creates and supports Standards, Processes and Procedures necessary to produce the deliverables from the team and to work effectively with the other teams;
• Coordinates the divisions resources and activities in support of planning, overseeing and executing the components of the County’s CIP program the division is responsible to execute
• Serves as a facilitator of projects in various stages of initiation, planning and execution, working with both local government and school system staff, department heads, contract architects, engineers, consultants and outside agencies;
• Coordinates the acquisition of easements and rights-of-way as required;
• Coordinates construction documents review and approval;
• Ensures an effective process in the selection of architects, engineers or consultants;
• Negotiates and prepared contracts and requests for proposals (RFPs) in consultation with Purchasing Agent and County Attorney;
• Coordinates with Purchasing and the County Attorney to develop and implement alternate Procurement methods in order to optimize project execution efficiencies within the county;
• Provides advice, assistance, and consultation to the Director and/or Deputy County Executive in matters pertaining to organizational projects, the CIP and other specific projects;
• Acts as a resource to other county departments for general Project Management assistance and expertise; Assume a leadership role in educating the county on project management processes and areas of expertise, support HR as a training resource when needed;
• Maintains accurate and up to date data on the status, budget and schedule of each project;
• Work with departments and agencies to support developing realistic cost estimates, planning and construction schedules, and justifications in support of the CIP;
• Facilitator of the Technical Review Committee (TRC), responsible for leading a committee for review all CIP project requests and provide a ranking of all CIP project requests annually to the Financial Review Committee (FRC);
• Staff support of the Oversight Committee whose role is to review and recommend annually a CIP plan to the County Executive;
• Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating and developing methods, processes and procedures that are efficient, effective and meet good business practice;
• Promotes and ensures proper employee training and compliance with County safety program and office safety procedures; ensures that all equipment, materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents;
• Represents the division in dealings with the Board of Supervisors, administration, outside organizations, the news media, and the public as required;
• Receives and responds to requests, inquiries, or complaints from the public and internal customers pertaining to departmental staff, services or programs; confers with those affected and addresses as appropriate;
• Attends training to enhance and maintain knowledge of trends and developments in the fields of project management, capital projects and construction administration;
• Plans and directs development and communication of information designed to keep departments and the community informed of projects and services; may make presentations before various boards and commissions;
• Coordinates, reviews and prepares monthly and special reports to the Deputy County Executive, Director of Facilities and Environmental Services, Office of Management Budget, County Executive Office, Board of Supervisors, and other County officials or facility development teams;
• Performs related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must possess a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in architecture, civil engineering, planning, or technical project management and at least seven years of experience in technical project management; or a related four-year degree supplemented by at least ten years of experience in project planning and management. Prefer extensive experience in local and/or other government agency administration, which includes supervisory experience. Professional Engineering registration supplemented with certification in project management highly desirable. Master’s degree preferred, and; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, abilities, and skills cited above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Virginia Driver’s License is required.
Thorough knowledge of trends, development issues, and theories of technical project management to include project management programs, delivery systems and reporting processes; Thorough knowledge of design and construction process and techniques used by architectural and engineering firms; Knowledge of material and techniques of complex construction projects; Knowledge of software development and implementation processes; Knowledge of the government planning process; Ability to select qualified design professionals; Ability to manage construction to deliver the project from planning, through bidding, construction and close out on time and on budget; Thorough knowledge of management practices; Ability to supervise supervisory, professional, and clerical staff; Ability to lead teams and facilitate groups; Ability to adapt to and lead, change, and coach others in the acceptance and support of change; Ability to make sound decisions; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, department heads, County officials, and representatives from the private sector or other jurisdictions, and the public; Expert experience in Project/Program Management; Ability to lead in the coaching and mentoring of team members to help them achieve individual expectations and deliverables.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Work is primarily performed in an office environment, but tasks may also involve occasional operation of a vehicle, occasional walking on construction sites over difficult terrain, steep slopes and occasionally in inclement weather conditions, including extreme outside temperature of the summer and winter. There will be occasional lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (15-20 lbs.). While on construction sites, this position requires the employee to have the ability to be constantly alert to avoid hazardous situations. Regular contact with appointed officials; frequent contact with elected officials. Regular contact with the public, staff, developers, and design professionals while using judgment, tact, and interpretation skills to resolve complex issues.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $63,380 – $76,056/ annual equivalent based on experience, education and internal equity.
Full Range: $63,380 – $103,455
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 1/25/2016

(POSTED January 11)

 

DIRECTOR OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES
Stafford County

Stafford

STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA
DIRECTOR OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES

Stafford County, Virginia (139,992), a growing community located midway between Washington, DC and Richmond, the capital of Virginia along I-95, invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities.

The Stafford County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is an integral part of the County’s service delivery system and offers a wide range of affordable leisure, recreational, and sports programs for all citizens to improve their social, mental, and physical development. The Department also strives to provide cost effective, year round management and maintenance of the County’s parks, public buildings, and other facilities. The Director’s position provides committed recreation and leisure services professionals the opportunity to manage in a fast-paced, high quality, service-oriented environment overseeing a wide range of programs for all age levels while maintaining and building upon a broad range of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor facilities which are strategically distributed over 1,432 acres. The Department operates with a Fiscal Year 2016 budget of $11,154,897 and an authorized full-time workforce of 58 full and 121 part-time employees.

Successful candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation administration or a related field, from an accredited college or university, with a master’s degree preferred, plus six years of managerial or administrative experience in a comparably sized organization. Qualified candidates must have dynamic leadership skills and a passion for development and maintenance of high quality parks and recreation facilities and programs, while possessing the ability to convey a clear vision and direction that builds on the current quality of Department staff, volunteers and amenities. Successful candidates must have experience managing department staff of a comparably sized organization, working within established budget parameters and developing alternative revenue sources and a background in community center programming and parks and recreational space management. Experience in electronic social networking and marketing is a plus.

To view the full position profile and learn more about the Department and the County, please visit their website at http://staffordcountyva.gov/ or our website https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the individual’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is February 7, 2016. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume with salary history and five professional references online by visiting our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Stafford County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Stafford in March 2016.

For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

Stafford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 11)

 

MAINTENANCE WORKER
Sussex County

Sussex

MAINTENANCE WORKER

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs responsible skilled trades work in the care and cleaning of county buildings; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Custodial Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Cleaning and maintaining buildings and facilities. (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Prepares surfaces for painting, paints walls, ceilings, doors, windows, cabinets, and equipment; Performs basic carpentry, electrical, masonry, repair and maintenance; Replaces light fixtures, switches and receptacles; Mows grass, edges, rakes leaves, collects and transports debris; Maintains mowers, tractors and equipment; Performs small engine maintenance; Changes oil, filters and fluids in vehicles; Performs custodial duties; sweeps, mops, strips, wax, seal and buffs floors; vacuums; Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and associates; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in building maintenance and repair. HVAC knowledge and/or experience is a plus.

PHYSICAL 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 balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken words; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

SALARY RANGE: $21,524 to $35,491 DOE/DOQ

Submit a Commonwealth of Virginia State Application (DHRM Form 10-012) to
Sussex County Administration
Attn: Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator
Post Office Box 1397
Sussex, VA 23884
or hand deliver to 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, VA 23884
or email to sricks@sussexcountyva.gov

The deadline to submit application is 4:00 P.M., Friday, January 29, 2016.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED January 11)

 

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE COORINATOR
James City County

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Automotive Service Coordinator
$38,146/year or higher, DOQ + benefits; James City County’s Fleet Division seeking individual to perform skilled craft work overseeing daily operations of the department including scheduling, maintaining reports and work orders, and inspecting vehicles as needed. Must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in completing assigned duties to ensure the safety and operability of vehicles/equipment.

Job duties include: coordinates and schedules repairs; maintains work schedule on calendar; creates work orders; adjusts technician times as needed; generates reports; coordinates all aspects of sublet/contracted maintenance and repair work; ensures proper accountability of charges and payments; ensures diagnostic tools and software are up to date and identify building maintenance needs; and performs automotive repair and maintenance work as necessary and as time allows.

This position also assists in the preparation of new/replacement vehicles and equipment specification and purchase; coordinates training to meet department needs and conducts training as required; and coordinates the surplus of vehicles and equipment for auction. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and considerable experience in the automotive service industry, including customer service; and, the repair and maintenance of automotive and related equipment.

Must have knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures relating to the acquisition of services and equipment; computer based operating systems used in the automotive fleet industry; and, principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Must also have the ability to organize, operate, and maintain Service Dispatch System to ensure customer satisfaction and maximize the use of time; plan and conduct job related training; and perform accurate computer data entry to account for repair time and rates charged.

Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 8)

 

CITY MANAGER
City of Fredericksburg

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CITY MANAGER
THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

The City of Fredericksburg (28,350), a progressive community strategically positioned half way between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia, is accepting applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of City Manager.

The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council and serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City. The Manager is responsible for directing various City departments and providing guidance in directing, supervising, coordinating and planning the day-to-day administration of the affairs of the City and the implementation of the policies established by City Council. The City Manager is also responsible for preparing the City’s annual budget and for advising City Council as to the financial condition of the City. In addition, the Manager ensures that the entire community is served effectively and efficiently by providing direct management and oversight to City departments such as Finance, Human Resources, Economic Development and Tourism, Fire, Transit, Community Planning and Building and Public Works. For Fiscal Year 2016, the City is operating with a General Fund budget of $88.5 million and over 400 employees that provide services in over twenty (20) departments.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, business or related field, with a Master’s preferred, supplemented by at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience as a Chief Executive/Administrator or Deputy Chief Executive/Administrator in a high performing, comparably sized, growing community or organization similar to the City of Fredericksburg. Successful candidates should be experienced, well-rounded and able to work cooperatively with the Mayor and City Council as the community continues to move forward while building on its past successes. Experience in a historic and diverse community environment, with a successful record of proactively dealing with well-planned and managed change consistent with adopted plans and practices; staff development, team building and productivity improvements; the use of technology to expand transparency and improve services; maintenance of fiscal and environmental sustainability; and development of long-range capital plans resulting in well-planned replacement of aging infrastructure is vital. In addition, candidates should be willing to be visible in the community and with staff, possess strong verbal and written communication skills and have extensive knowledge of major municipal policy issues. To view the full profile on the position and learn more about the City, please visit our website here.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. City residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

The application deadline is February 5, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com.

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the City. The City will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Fredericksburg in mid-March. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

The City of Fredericksburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 7)

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER
Town of Strasburg

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER
The Town of Strasburg, Virginia, is a full-service community of approximately 6,500 residents, seeking an Economic Development and Marketing Manager.

A general definition of the work includes: Performs a broad range of complex professional and administrative work leading the economic development efforts of the Town of Strasburg. Identifies and completes assignments relating to the marketing, promotion, and development of business, industry and events in the Town. Leads all efforts related to tourism, downtown revitalization, and business development.

A major focus of the work will be on Quality of Life aspects of development as well as business retention, downtown revitalization, and redevelopment/reuse of existing commercial buildings and their promotion. A secondary focus will be on traditional large scale economic development measures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Town Manager. Supervision is exercised over two part-time tourism information specialists.

For a complete position profile, job description, and employment application, please visit: http://www.strasburgva.com/Facility-Info/Employment-Volunteer-Opportunities.aspx

(POSTED January 7)

 

CUSTODIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR
James City County

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Custodial Services Coordinator
$28,538/year or higher, DOQ + Benefits; James City County’s Facilities Maintenance Division is seeking a Custodial Services Coordinator to coordinate the procedural duties associated with general housekeeping at the James City County Recreation Center, as well as other outlying facilities.

Responsibilities include assigning and monitoring custodial work; performing administrative duties including preparation of work logs and field reports; maintaining cleaning supplies usage records; ordering and delivering cleaning supplies to various County buildings; and recommending personnel actions such as hiring, training, and evaluating staff. This position also performs various duties such as general housekeeping, floor care, installing or replacing paper dispenses, replacing ceiling tiles, and performing preventive maintenance on all cleaning equipment.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; and considerable custodial experience; supervisory experience preferred. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria. Requires considerable knowledge of commercial building cleaning practices, procedures, supplies, and equipment; knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Must have skill in organizing, planning, prioritizing and time management.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED January 6)

 

COMMUNITY & PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PLANNER
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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COMMUNITY & PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PLANNER
STARTING SALARY: $42,000 – $48,000 DOQ/DOE
The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is seeking a candidate for a Community & Public Involvement Planner. The HRTPO serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads region of Virginia and serves over 1.7 million people in 15 jurisdictions.

The Community & Public Involvement Planner will assist in the implementation of public outreach activities to engage the general public and key business stakeholders to enhance and improve the work of the HRTPO. Qualified applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

For more information on this position, including education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and benefits, go to: http://hrtpo.org/uploads/docs/Community%20Planner%20-%20New%202016.pdf.

Send cover letter, résumé and transcripts to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization
723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
or via email to karledge@hrpdcva.gov

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled; résumés reviewed on an ongoing basis. Résumé review begins January 18, 2016.

HRTPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 6)

 

F/T FRONT DESK/OFFICE ASSISTANT
King George County

KingGeorge

FULL TIME FRONT DESK/OFFICE ASSISTANT
HIRING RANGE UP TO $26,000

 

King George County Finance Department is currently seeking qualified and motivated applicants to fill the position of Front Desk/Office Assistant. Applicant must be reliable, possess good telephone skills and basic computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Duties include but are not limited to customer service, general office skills, data entry and ability to work independently.

Minimum requirements include graduation from high school or equivalent (GED) and some general office experience. Financial background preferred but not required. Position is full time and includes benefits.
Applications will be accepted through close of business Wednesday, January 13, 2016.

Applications may be obtained from the

King George County Administrator’s Office
10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200
or online at www.king-george.va.us.

If you have questions regarding the position and related duties, please contact the County Administration office at 540. 775.9181.

King George County is an EOE.

(POSTED January 5)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Goochland County

Goochland

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
GOOCHLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Goochland County, Virginia (21,936), conveniently located between Richmond (15 miles east) and Charlottesville (30 miles west) in the fast developing, vibrant mid-Atlantic corridor of central Virginia, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of County Administrator. Goochland County’s Administrator directs and supervises operations of all County departments, serves as a liaison between the Board of Supervisors and the County’s Constitutional Officers, is responsible for preparing the County’s annual budget and advises the Board on the financial condition of the County. Goochland is governed by the Board of Supervisors, consisting of five members who are elected to serve four year quadrennial terms represent individual magisterial districts. For Fiscal Year 2016, the County operates with a budget of $65.6 million supported by a real estate tax rate of $0.53 per $100 assessed value complemented by a range of other taxes and fees. In February 2015, the County received the coveted ‘AAA’ bond rating by Standard and Poor’s Rating Services, reaffirming its strong financial management practices.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field; with a master’s degree encouraged. In addition, at least eight (8) years of public management experience as a Chief Executive/Administrator or Deputy Chief Executive/Administrator in a high performing, growing community with a wide range of duties in operation and management is desired. Competitive candidates must have demonstrated experience and have proven success in financial management and budget development, growth management, strategic planning and performance measures, staff development, and collaboration with agency counterparts and citizens. ICMA Credentialed status for candidates is desired.

A full profile describing the County, the Administrator’s position and the County’s programs may be found at http://www.goochlandva.us/ or https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, automobile allowance, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

The application deadline is February 7, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Goochland County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Goochland in March 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

Goochland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED January 4)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY I
Henrico County

Henrico

ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY I
HENRICO COUNTY, VIRGINIA

The Henrico County Attorney’s Office seeks to hire an entry level, full-time attorney with a strong academic background and excellent research and writing skills to assist in providing a full range of transactional legal services to County agencies, boards and officials. Responsibilities include public procurement; reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts; client counseling; legal research; and drafting ordinances, resolutions and legal opinions. Breadth of legal matters includes purchasing, construction, public-private partnerships, administrative law, real property, and other matters related to the practice of Virginia local government law.

Applicants must have a Juris Doctor degree and must be a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar at the time of application. Applicants must also be proficient in the use of Windows software.

The pay range for this entry-level position is $63,869-$114,768. The starting salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful applicant and is expected to be at the low end of the pay range.

Deadline for completion of an online Henrico County application form is January 25, 2016.

Applications will be accepted only via Henrico County’s online job site at www.henricojobs.com.

EOE

(POSTED January 4)

 

DECEMBER 2015

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
James City County

 

JamesCityNewEmergency Communications Director
Salary is competitive based on qualifications + Benefits; The James City County Fire Department is seeking a Director for the Emergency Communications Division to manage the staff and daily operations of the County’s dispatch center. The center receives both emergency and non-emergency call requests requiring a response of Police, Sheriff, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Animal Control, Game Warden, and James City Service Authority (JCSA) personnel.

Responsibilities for this position include supervising staff, researching and implementing new technology, informing the Fire Chief of regional and state 911 related initiatives, working with surrounding jurisdictions to expedite first responders to emergencies, managing records for Police, Fire, and EMS calls for service, completing Subpoena and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, testifying in court as needed, developing and managing the division’s annual budget, and assisting in revising disaster and contingency plans for manmade and/or natural disasters.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in public administration, business management or related field preferably supplemented by course work in employee supervision and management, bachelor’s degree preferred; and extensive experience in emergency communications and considerable supervisory experience.

Must possess, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire, a Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) certification from the Virginia State Police; a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification; and a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

Screening of applications will begin on January 25, 2016, but accepting applications until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 31)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER
New Kent County

New Kent

Environmental Program Manager
New Kent County

Apply Online: www.co.new-kent.va.us

The Environmental Programs Manager is a professional position working under the direction of the Director of Community Development performing advanced professional, technical and administrative responsibilities. This individual plans, organizes and directs the management and enforcement of County ordinances relating to erosion and sediment control, Virginia Stormwater Management Program, wetlands, agriculture and forestal districts and the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance

Essential Functions:

• Administers the Erosion/Sediment Control Ordinance; serves as administrator designated by the governing body;
• Administers the Virginia Stormwater Management Program, serves as administrator designated by the governing body;
• Administers the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, including serving as staff to the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Board and implementing the Septic Pump-out Program; serves as administrator designated by the department head;
• Administers the Stormwater Management Ordinance; serves as administrator designated by the department head;
• Administers the Agricultural and Forestal District Program, serves as administrator designated by the department head;
• Monitors the application process for wetlands permits and serves as staff to the Wetlands/Beaches Board;
• Conducts field conferences and inspections with developers, contractors, engineers, homeowner groups, citizens and planning and zoning personnel;
• Informs developers, contractors and engineers of deviations from approved plans and specifications and advises corrective action;
• Issues violation notices specifying required corrective actions and participates in other enforcement proceedings;
• Issues stop work orders for erosion control and wetlands violations; initiates legal actions to prevent or correct County ordinance violations;
• Prepares and assembles evidence of violations as required and provides expert testimony in court proceedings;
• Coordinates, directs and participates in highly technical and complex engineering areas such as erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, construction and development administration, environmental protection, sanitation and soil hydrology;
• Reviews and revises complex construction plans, site plans, subdivision plans and rezoning plans to ensure compliance with standards, codes, and acceptable engineering principles
• Oversees and manages inspection of single family, subdivision and site plan construction sites to ensure compliance with County ordinances and approved plans;
• Demonstrated knowledge to effectively plan and supervise the work of other staff members;
• Oversight of BMP record drawing and construction certification program;
• Oversight of septic pump out program;
• Advises engineers, developers and contactors of problems and/or conflicts with approved plans and develops corrective action plans;
• Oversees the management of a computer database of all inspections, project activity and enforcement actions;
• Administers the Chesapeake Bay Grant, prepares and processes required quarterly reports;
• Develops and conducts outreach programs and efforts to educate and inform the citizens and community about the need for and benefits of environmental stewardship;
• Applies for applicable grants and manages awarded grant funds

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

The Environmental Programs Manager is required to have an extensive knowledge of the principles, techniques and equipment used in the control of erosion and sediment from construction sites; a thorough knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, soil mechanics, geology and computer modeling techniques; the ability to make accurate mathematic calculations; the ability to interpret and comprehend blue prints and engineering drawings; the ability to prepare complex technical reports clearly and concisely; the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; the ability to use computers and software applications specific to the job function.

Salary: Experience and Qualification Based

(POSTED December 31)

 

EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE
Virginia Retirement System

VRS

Employer Representatives
Positions #348 & #269

Posting Period: December 31, 2015 – January 25, 2016

The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is seeking two individuals to act as primary liaisons between VRS and the community of VRS participating employers in order to increase customer outreach and understanding of VRS products and services. These individuals will focus their efforts on Virginia’s 145 local School Boards. The candidates will meet with decision makers, benefit administrators, and finance/payroll staff of local School Boards regarding programs, products and services provided by VRS to employers and members. Employer Representatives help employers identify and adapt to changes to retirement benefits for their covered employees. They ensure compliance with the Code of Virginia and communicate the reasons for changes in contribution rates, benefit coverage, legislation, plan design, and policies. They communicate employer needs and concerns to VRS staff and executives and advocate on behalf of the employer as appropriate. Employer Representatives frequently provide group presentations to employers on VRS products, services and policies. These positions are similar in scope to account representatives. Other responsibilities include: facilitate group workshops for employers; establish and maintain effective relationships with administrative personnel at employer locations; provide individualized service and informal training; provide assistance to employers to resolve issues and address problems; utilize VRS systems, as well as spreadsheet and database software, to research and fulfill data report requests from employers and internal VRS staff. In addition, Employer Representatives work with organizations representing various constituent groups. Frequent overnight travel throughout the state is required.

Qualifications: Considerable experience with public relations, policy research and analysis, customer service delivery and public speaking; knowledge of employee benefits and pension administration; ability to interpret the Code of Virginia and apply administrative policy, legal guidance and VRS policies to resolve complex issues; skills in financial analysis, data analysis and project planning; strong listening and verbal and written communications skills; ability to negotiate, persuade and influence behaviors; ability to plan and prioritize. Prefer Bachelor’s degree in education, business, public administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Hiring Range: $45,591 – $65,000

Application
Please go to the Careers section on the VRS website at www.varetire.org and click on the Commonwealth of Virginia Job Site link to view and apply for open positions at the VRS.

An EEO/ADA Employer                                                              An Independent State Agency

(POSTED December 31)

 

INSTRUCTOR I/II/III (SPECIAL INTREST/SPORTS/OUTDOOR
James City County

JamesCityNew

Instructor I/II/III (Special Interest/Sports/Outdoor)
$12.00-$30.00/hour, DOQ and area of expertise; part-time, temporary positions; Seeking high-energy individuals to plan, execute and instruct Special Interest/Art, Sports and Outdoor Education classes and/or Winter, Spring or, Summer break classes/programs for youth and/or adults on an as-needed basis. Specifically looking for individuals interested and qualified to teach classes and/or camps in areas of Spanish, Art (youth), Computer Technology, Archery (certification required), Canoe, Kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard (certification required), Preschool Sports, Skateboarding, Mountain Biking, and Rock Climbing but, will consider many other topics as well.

Must be skilled in teaching techniques, organizing time and working effectively with class/program participants. Requires at least a High School diploma or, equivalent; supplemented by other course work in related field, experience/education/certification in areas related to class/program or, any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience.

Requires a Virginia criminal history check, sex offender record check and drug test. May require certifications depending on type of class/camp.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) on February 29, 2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.
Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 30)

 

PURCHASING SPECIALIST
James City County

JamesCityNew

Purchasing Specialist
$38,146/year or higher, DOQ + benefits; Full-Time Regular; Do you have an Associate’s Degree in Business, Public Administration or related field OR a professional certification from a recognized purchasing related organization? The Purchasing Division is seeking a computer savvy, organized professional with effective communication skills to perform procurement services exercising considerable independent judgment.

Duties involve complex and specialized work in the procurement of a variety of supplies, materials, equipment and professional and non-professional consulting and other services required by, but not limited to, James City County, James City Service Authority (JCSA), Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA), and Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) Public Schools staff.

Prefer some related purchasing experience but will provide training to individual with an equivalent combination of education and experience providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 30)

 

ASAP CASE OFFICER
Frederick County

Frederick

Case Officer
Alcohol Safety Action Program
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center
Division of Court Services

The Old Dominion Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) delivers court-directed intervention services in Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, Clarke and Warren Counties and the City of Winchester to persons convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and/or other minor offenses involving drugs or alcohol.

The successful applicant will:

• Conducts interviews to assess past/present alcohol and/or drug abuse;
• Classifies clients according to severity of alcohol and/or drug abuse and established appropriate intervention modality;
• Records vital statistical information concerning clients;
• Counsels clients and conducts breath and urine tests on clients under supervision;
• Coordinates cases with the courts, service providers, instructors, attorneys and other relevant agencies or individuals;
• Prepares reports and maintains files on clients, completes state forms and assists in updating information in the state tracking system (Inferno).

Attributes for the position include:

• Combination of education/experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or similar field;
• Experience in social case work required;
• Ability to deal with clients in appropriate, professional, and responsible manner and must establish effective working relationships with personnel from other agencies, the courts, and co-workers.

Miscellaneous Information:

• Starting Salary: $36,800;
• Position is primarily Monday – Friday, 8a – 4p;
• Requires some work at satellite offices in Page, Shenandoah, and Warren counties;
• NRADC Application must be completed for consideration; Position open until filled.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Life Insurance
• Deferred compensation plans
• Optional Life, Cancer, Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance

To be considered, please visit www.fcva.us/jobs to complete the General County Application and learn more about the position.

General County Applications/Resumes may be submitted at: http://www.co.frederick.va.us/; faxed to 540.665.5669; or mailed/delivered to the HR Department at:

Frederick County Government Building
Human Resources Department
107 N. Kent St., 2nd Floor
Winchester, VA, 22601
Frederick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED December 30)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Fairfax County

Fairfax

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA
County Attorney

Fairfax County, Virginia (Pop. 1,137,538) located just west of the nation’s capital, invites applications for the position of County Attorney. The County Attorney is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for providing counsel and advice in all civil matters to the Board and all departments and agencies of the County. The Office of the County Attorney for Fairfax County operates with five (5) divisions: General Law, Land Use/Environmental Law, Personnel/Administrative Law, Community Services Board and Public Private Partnerships. Each division is vital to the success of the Office’s mission to provide the best legal counsel and representation to County officials. The Office of the County Attorney has a sixty (60) member staff, to include 36 attorneys, and a Fiscal Year 2016 budget of $6,599,266. Fairfax County is governed by a ten (10) member, elected Board of Supervisors and the County is consistently recognized for its fiscal stability, quality services and technological sophistication. The County is operating with a Fiscal Year 2016 General Fund budget of $3.81 billion and employs over 12,000 staff that work in thirty (30) different department areas. In addition, the County holds the coveted “AAA” bond rating by all three (3) leading rating agencies.

The ideal candidate for the position will be:

• A highly ethical leader and manager who will partner with the Board to provide legal analysis and advice that appropriately assesses risk and available options while supporting the Board in meeting their priorities as they relate to county programs and services
• A trusted advisor that brings creativity and flexibility to bear on challenging legal issues
• A clear communicator who keeps the Board fully informed and supports transparency as appropriate

Minimum requirements for the position include:

• A Juris Doctor degree and licensure to practice law in Virginia.
• Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of public sector civil law to include two (2) years managing staff.

Experience with or in one (1) or more of the five (5) areas within the County Attorney’s office (General Law, Land Use/Environmental Law, Personnel/Administrative Law, Community Services Board, Public Private Partnerships) and familiarity with local government legal issues are preferred.

The County is seeking an individual who is solution-oriented and possesses the ability to interact well with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and all levels of the community. A proven track record in building consensus both inside and outside the organization is vital, as well as the ability to work collaboratively and aggressively to seek creative solutions to complex problems. Candidates with a demonstrated record of building a strong, cohesive team and providing direction and motivation to move the office forward in a progressive, responsive and accountable way are preferred.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience. Fairfax County offers an excellent benefits program including, but not limited to, participation in a robust defined benefit retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and reasonable conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County.

The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company Executive Recruitment (WCER) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com.

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Fairfax County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Fairfax County by the Board of Supervisors during the month of February 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at Richmond@waters-company.com.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 23)

 

FINANCIAL ANALYST
James City County

JamesCityNew

Financial Analyst
$44,104 or higher, DOQ + Benefits; Treasurer’s Office is seeking a professional individual to perform responsible work gathering, researching, maintaining, and analyzing complex financial data, and supervising, training, and managing assigned staff.

Responsibilities include: gathering accurate information on present financial situation, forecasting revenues; provide regular reporting updates on projections; analyzing data; develop and implement analysis projects; compiling data and preparing financial reports that analyze cash flows for the county.

Candidate should be a team leader and interested in business process improvements for new or improved system functionality. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, statistics, finance, or a related field and some experience in accounting; experience in investments, developing cash flow and other financial management reports preferred.

Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Must possess or be able to obtain within three (3) years of employment a Master Governmental Deputy Treasurer certification. Must have thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); principles, methods and practices of accounting, ledger recording, balancing and financial systems; and applicable accounting systems and microcomputer software packages. Must have extremely strong skill in the use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite and Excel.

Accepting applications until January 8, 2016.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 23)

 

PERMIT TECHICIAN
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas2

PERMIT TECHNICIAN                          Salary: $41,371.20 – $68,265.60

The Community Development Department is seeking an individual to perform intermediate technical and customer service work within Development Services Division. The position is responsible for the review and processing of permit applications and inspection requests, assisting customers, and providing support for the Community Development Department.

Hiring Range: $41,371.20 – $54,828.80

The Permit Technician processes site plans, zoning and building permit applications for all construction work, issues permits for approved building permit applications and Certificates of Occupancies; maintains daily logs of work activities; prepares and scans files; enters information into database; monitors permitting deadlines; and notifies permit holder of renewal requirements.

High school diploma or GED required; supplemented by three (3) years of providing customer service, permit processing, or related field and general office work. Must obtain and maintain the following certifications: VA DHCD Permit Technician; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license.

To apply, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE M/F

(POSTED December 23)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
James City County

JamesCityNew

County Attorney
Salary dependent on qualifications + benefits; James City County is seeking a candidate with extensive law experience in the public sector to perform advanced professional and supervisory work while serving as chief legal advisor to the County government in all matters affecting the legal interests of the County. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the County Administrator.

Position manages the law business of the County and departments, boards, commissions and agencies thereof, or in which the County has an interest; institutes, prosecutes, defends, comprises and settles all legal proceedings; advises the Board of Supervisors on legal matters; and, supervises staff and the administration of the County Attorney’s Office.

Requires: Degree of law from accredited school and knowledge of laws, legal precedents, court cases, and administrative regulations pertaining to local government in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Must have ability to: provide sound legal advice to government officials on a wide variety of circumstances and situations; effectively plan, coordinate, and provide guidance to subordinate attorneys; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials and employees, other attorneys, representatives of community and government agencies, and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and, prepare clear and concise reports and legal materials. Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 23)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Wythe County

Wythe

WYTHE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Wythe County, Virginia (29,344), known for its strategic crossroads location and beautiful Blue Ridge mountain landscape in southwestern Virginia, is seeking applications for the position of County Administrator. Wythe County’s Administrator directs and supervises operations of all County departments, serves as a liaison between the Board of Supervisors and the County’s Constitutional Officers and School Board, is responsible for preparing the County’s annual budget and advises the Board on the financial condition of the County. Wythe is governed by the Board of Supervisors, consisting of seven members elected to serve four year staggered terms. The County is located just 40 minutes from North Carolina and serves as an intersection for Interstates 77 and 81, which provides convenience access to most of the eastern United States. For Fiscal Year 2015, the County is operating with a total budget of $89.25 million, which allow for provision of a full range of services through twenty-three departments. The County’s location provides for a high quality of life to include providing health care, public schools and recreation.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in a field that relates to local government, which includes public administration, engineering, planning, business management or related field; with a master’s degree in a related field preferred. In addition, at least five (5) years of progressively responsible management with a wide range of duties in operations, management and development is required. Past experience of the individual must show high levels of performance in areas that include finance and budget, human resources, economic development, engineering and maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels.

A full profile describing the County, the Administrator’s position and the County’s programs may be found at www.wytheco.org.

The salary for the position is negotiable, based upon candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within two months of appointment to the position. Candidates shall provide a release to conduct a background investigation.

Resumes received by April 30, 2016 will receive priority consideration. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting www.wytheco.org.

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by the Wythe County Board of Supervisors based on the criteria established by Wythe County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists shall be interviewed in Wythe during the month of June 2016. For more information, please contact R. Cellell Dalton at rcdalton@wytheco.org.

Wythe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 23)

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Southampton County/City of Franklin

Southampton                CityOfFranklin

BUILDING INSPECTOR – CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

Salary DOQ + excellent benefits! High School graduate or equivalent with 3 yrs. of general construction experience; 1 yr. min. experience as a Certified 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Combination Inspector preferred.

Primary role is to perform inspections of buildings and structures to ensure compliance with all pertinent building codes and laws. Ensures community and resident compliance with the City’s Municipal Code. Identifies, receives and investigates code violation complaints and takes appropriate actions towards resolution.

For a full job description contact
HR Dept. 
207 W. 2nd Ave.
Franklin, VA 23851
757.562.8508

Submit a complete resume w/references & cover letter of interest to:
Carolyn S. Joyner
207 W. 2nd Ave.
Franklin, VA 23851

Open till filled.

(POSTED December 22)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST
Southampton County/City of Franklin

Southampton                     CityOfFranklin

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

Salary DOQ + benefits. Min. BS deg. in Environmental Science, Biology, Civil Engineering, Soil Conservation, Planning, Construction Management or related field. Exper. in Construction Management or any equiv. combination of educ. & exper.

Primary role stormwater plan review, administer, inspect & enforce environmental regulations, including erosion & sediment control, stormwater management, & floodplain regulations throughout City of Franklin/Southampton County. Licensed PE in civil engineering preferred.

For a full job description contact
HR Dept.
207 W. 2nd Ave.
Franklin, VA 23851 
757.562.8508
Submit a complete resume w/references & cover letter of interest to:
Carolyn S. Joyner
207 W. 2nd Ave. 
Franklin, VA 23851

Open till filled.

(POSTED December 22)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Dayton

Town of Dayton

Town Manager

The Town of Dayton, Virginia, located in the beautiful central Shenandoah Valley, invites applications for the position of Town Manager. The Town Manager oversees all Town departments, develops the annual budget and handles day to day operations.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, finance or related field, with a master’s degree preferred; five (5) years’ experience working in a private/public organization similar to that of Dayton. Designation as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is a plus. The salary for the position is negotiable within a range of $75,000 to $90,000 based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include participation in VRS, paid time off, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is January 31, 2016.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references to:

William G. O’Brien, Interim Town Manager
125-B Eastview Street
Dayton VA 22821

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by the Town Council and candidates and finalists will be interviewed in Dayton shortly thereafter.

For more information, contact William O’Brien at manager@daytonva.us.

Dayton is an EOE.

(POSTED December 21)

 

WEB SYSTEMS ANALYST
Roanoke County

Roanoke

WEB SYSTEMS ANALYST
County of Roanoke

Want to join a high performing organization? Want to make a positive impact on the Roanoke community by contributing to a team that makes a difference? The County of Roanoke’s nationally recognized and award winning Department of Communications and Information Technology (CommIT) aligns the County’s information technology infrastructure and systems to the needs of the community. CommIT ensures that its services support Roanoke County by providing technology innovation and information to decision makers.

This position offers an opportunity to be a team player in the area of web services and content management supporting the Enterprise Services Team. Microsoft SharePoint technical experience is preferred with a strong understanding of web-based systems value to the organization.

The employee in this position performs web services support functions such as planning, development and maintenance of site structure and content. Works closely with the Content Manager and departmental webmasters on the design, implementation, and administration of the County’s web portfolio. Leads web services administration of site user accounts, server platforms, and web software upgrades. Assigned systems limited to one or more major web systems that support multiple business units and/or several smaller web systems with cross-system integration requirements. Lead constructing and implementing the technical design for the organization’s web services presence. Lead the selection of Web applications’ hardware and software platforms, developing site navigation, and designing an application framework for multiple Web platforms, technologies, protocols, and publishing tools with a focus on Microsoft/Web-based application environments and security needs. Ascertains system volume and analyzes traffic patterns. Lead the integration of sites with back-end applications.

A four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science or combination of training, education, and five (5) or more years’ experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work described is preferred. Web services experience that is demonstrated by the completion of at least four (4) projects using platforms and technologies listed in the essential job functions section above, or four (4) years of ongoing internet/intranet development or support tasks is preferred.

Online Roanoke County application required
Submit resume and online application at www.roanokecountyva.gov/jobs

Closing Date: January 17, 2016
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $60,000 DOQ/DOE
EOE/M/F/D

(POSTED December 17)

 

COUNTY PLANNER
Richmond County

Richmond

County Planner

Richmond County, population 9,254, located on Virginia’s Northern Neck is soliciting applications for the job of County Planner.

Richmond County is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Planner. This position is responsible for administration and enforcement of all Richmond County land development ordinances including but not limited to zoning, subdivision erosion/sediment control, and Bay Act Regulations.

The position will serve as staff to the Richmond County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. The successful candidate for the position should have, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, related fields or be able to demonstrate equivalent qualifications. Local government experience and/or knowledge in planning, land use and zoning is preferred. Experience in the fields of grant writing, grant administration, economic development, plan review, information technology, policy implementation and comprehensive planning will be considered. Works under the supervision of the County Administrator. Successful applicant must be highly organized, possess excellent written/verbal skills, and be able to demonstrate a level of computer competence (including knowledge of GIS) to maintain office production and permitting activities.

Salary range is $28,000 – $36,000 based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits including health insurance, life insurance, and retirement program.

Applications and full job description may be obtained from the County Administrator Office, 101 Court Circle, Warsaw, Virginia 22572, by calling 804.333.3415 or at www.co.richmond.va.us.

Submit letter of interest, completed county application form, minimum of three (3) professional references and resume to:

Richmond County Administrator’s Office
P.O. Box 1000
Warsaw, Virginia 22572

Applications due no later than 5 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016

(POSTED December 17)

 

UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Powhatan County

Powhatan

Utility Maintenance Technician
Powhatan County

The County of Powhatan is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Utility Maintenance Technician. This position is responsible for assisting with the location of water and sewer lines to prevent damage and assist the County with the operation and maintenance of the county’s water and waste water infrastructure.

Work involves locating and marking water and sewer lines that may conflict with construction activities; operating pipe locating equipment; collecting representative water and waste water samples as requested; conducting a valve maintenance program including opening and closing water valves, maintaining air release valves and ensuring valves are accessible; flushing hydrants and ensuring hydrant valves are operating properly; and reading/checking water meter readings as required.

Applicants must possess a High School diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Applicants must have at least three years of work experience in water and waste water applications such as meter reading, valve maintenance and utility locating. Position is considered essential personnel and individuals will need to respond to emergencies.

Hiring salary range $28,435-35,544 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. Also available is an excellent benefits package which includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, paid life insurance, and paid holidays.

Applications may be obtained at the Powhatan County Administration Building located at 3834 Old Buckingham Road Powhatan, Virginia or at www.powhatanva.gov. A pre-employment drug test, background check, and driving record check is required.

Deadline is Open until filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Powhatan County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

(POSTED December 17)

 

MAINTENANCE WORKER III
Powhatan County

Powhatan

County of Powhatan
Maintenance Worker III
Grade 14
This is a full-time position for the Powhatan County Public Works Department. This position will be non-exempt, 40 hours per week, and is benefit eligible. Starting salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Duties include troubleshooting and repairs to HVAC systems, lighting systems, electrical, plumbing, alarm systems and other duties as necessary to maintain all county owned buildings and facilities. Knowledge of equipment operations, mechanical operations and maintenance principles. Ability to perform tasks needing varying degrees of physical effort including some heavy lifting. Some task will include bending, stooping, and working under adverse temperatures and/or weather conditions.

Must be able to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Will require valid Va. Driver’s license and copy of driving record.

This position is an on-call position and requires responding to emergencies as scheduled by supervisor.

Applications may be picked up from the
County of Powhatan Administrative Office
3834 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
or online at www.powhatanva.gov

Open until filled. Powhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a Drug Free Workplace.

(POSTED December 17)

 

COMBINATION PLANS REVIEWER/INSPECTOR
City of Manassas

CityOfManassas2

COMBINATION PLANS REVIEWER/INSPECTOR                   Salary range: $51,812.80 – $85,488.00

This position provides excellent growth potential for the energetic candidate. Not all certifications are prerequisites of hire, and salary increases are possible as certifications are achieved. Initial preference may be given to candidates possessing certifications in electrical plan review and inspection. Long term goal of position would be to review and inspect residential and commercial projects for all trades including architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing for conformance with applicable codes and policies. Conducts field inspections for code compliance of residential and commercial structures including architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, gas, plumbing and other items; reviews approved building plans and compares to actual construction to ensure compliance. Provides technical responses and attends meetings with contractors, architects, citizens and building owners to resolve outstanding plan review and inspection issues.

Associates Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or closely related field, three to five years of progressively responsible related experience; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license and the following certifications: Combination Commercial and Residential Plan Reviewer and Inspector; may be required to possess additional certifications as deemed necessary by the City.

To apply, complete the City application at http://www.manassascity.org/hr/jobs

Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE M/F

(POSTED December 17)

 

AUDITOR
Frederick County

Frederick

Auditor
Commissioner of the Revenue

The successful applicant will:

• Apply generally accepted accounting and auditing standards to filling of business and manufacturing renditions for ad valorem taxation or business licenses as filed;
• Independently assists industrial or business taxpayers with inquiries or application of regulations;
• Makes permanent adjustments to business records and assessments as needed or when instructed;
• Performs complex tasks for data entry and customer service in relation to auditing;
• Works independently at the direction of the Commissioner;
• Assists with scanning, filing and permanent record retention as scheduled for auditing records;
• Performs advanced clerical or mathematical work as a part of a daily routine;
• Has specific assessment or investigative responsibilities and works independently to meet deadlines including field work for visits to taxpayers or prospective taxpayers;
• Works in cooperation with the County or Commonwealth attorneys on resulting court actions;
• Works in conjunction with other localities and other county offices with legal standing to maintain compliance as required by the Code of Virginia or the County of Frederick;
• Visits businesses and industries as scheduled or assigned to ascertain tax payer compliance;
• Assists with the discovery of untaxed business or industrial assets, licensing and in conjunction with the commercial/industrial realty assessor so assigned as need.

Attributes for the position:

• Combination of experience and education to equal to graduation from high school and a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting with emphasis on auditing; continuing education in Federal and Virginia Tax law;
• Previous experience in accounting required, with governmental assessment auditing experience preferred;
• Additional experience in income taxes, business or industrial tax filings is preferred;
• Advanced computer knowledge required including AS400 if possible.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Full Time Position; Starting Salary depends on experience.
• General County Application with resume must be submitted.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life

Application available on our website: www.fcva.us
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 17)

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR
Frederick County

Frederick

DIRECTOR
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Frederick County, Virginia (pop 81,319) strategically located at the northern entrance of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, 50 minutes west of Dulles International Airport and 75 miles from Washington, D. C., is seeking a Director of Information Technology.

The Director of Information Technology will be responsible for directing the operations of the programs and staff of the department. The Information Technology department provides service in the major areas of Network Services, Operations, Applications and GIS and serves to provide hardware and software information systems, GIS and other technologies that enable County departments to accomplish their respective missions and to provide departmental personnel with information relative to their operations, support strategic planning, promote effective resource management, enhance customer service and promote internal and external communications. The Director will be responsible for continuous monitoring of current technology to ensure the County remains on the ‘cutting edge’; working with other County departments to centralize technology functions; and fostering innovation through experimentation as it relates to identifying emerging technologies. This position reports to the County Administrator and is responsible for advising the County Administrator, Board of Supervisors, and government departments on matters relating to information technology, security and privacy.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field (with preference given for Master’s Degree) and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, Director of Information Technology, or Deputy Director role, within a complex and diverse organization which values technology as a tool for efficiency and support. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for creative and forward-looking candidates. Candidates should possess broad knowledge of the information technology industry, information technology trends and the costs and benefits of different technologies. In addition, successful candidates should be able to communicate complex information technology concepts, management principles and strategic objectives effectively across all professional levels. Past experience in establishing effective and productive working relationships with employees and appointed and elected officials, knowledge in applying principles of organizational strategic planning and the ability to delegate and achieve results through others is also required. The following certifications are preferred: ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, and/or Microsoft Certified Preferred. Demonstrated experience may be substituted for one or more certifications.

The deadline for applications is Open Until Filled. Résumés will be screened by Frederick County. Interviews and reference checks for those candidates who are determined to be best suited for the position will be conducted.

To be considered, please visit www.fcva.us/jobs to complete the General County Application and learn more about the position.

General County Applications/Resumes may be submitted at: http://www.co.frederick.va.us/; faxed to 540.665.5669; or mailed/delivered to the HR Department at:

Frederick County Government Building
Human Resources Department
107 N. Kent St., 2nd Floor
Winchester, VA, 22601

Frederick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED December 17)

 

BUS DRIVER
James City County

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Bus Driver (Limited Term)
$24,683/year + benefits; full-time limited-term; 40 hours/week; may have to drive a paratransit bus; includes weekdays and weekend evenings. Do you enjoy working with people and are you a safe driver? James City County Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking a professional to help welcome and transport citizens and visitors around the historic area.

As a member of our team, you will be required to provide safe and efficient service to our customers and outstanding customer service as you collect appropriate fares and provide passengers general information. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and some experience operating a passenger bus.

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days of hire, a valid Virginia Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and air brakes endorsement and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Post-offer physical, criminal history and sex offender checks, drug screening, driving record check, and CDL previous drug testing check required.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 3/11/2016 on or until position is filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 17)

 

INSTRUCTOR II (PERSONAL TRAINER)
James City County

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Instructor II (Personal Trainer)
$20.00/hour or higher; DOQ; temporary position; may include weekend, evening, and holiday hours; James City County Parks and Recreation seeking high-energy individuals to plan, execute, and provide personal training on an as needed basis.

Must be skilled in teaching techniques, organizing time, and assessing participant’s interests and capabilities. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by college course work in related field; experience instructing related class/program; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, abilities, and skills.

Requires current certification in First Aid and CPR, or must be able to obtain within six months from the date of hire. Requires ACSM, ACE, AFAA, or other acceptable certification as determined by department. Must satisfactorily complete a post-offer criminal history/sex offender check and drug screening.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 2/11/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 17)

 

INTENSIVE SUPERVISION OFFICER
Frederick County

Frederick

Intensive Supervision Officer
Juvenile Probation Office
(26TH District Court Service Unit)

Major Responsibilities Include:

• Provide intensive casework and supervision to moderate and high risk court involved youth, adhering to state standards and local policies and procedures. Make referrals for services and collaborate with treatment providers and other agencies;
• Completes a variety of detailed reports to be submitted to the Courts, attorneys, etc.;
• Coordinates, administers and develops special programs, projects or services to juveniles and their families;
• Serves as a representative of the Court Service Unit during legal proceedings, law enforcement and academic related matters and interdisciplinary agency meetings;
• Act as court liaison, summarizing and recording/documenting court hearings, testify as an agent for court services as required;
• Completes a variety of daily departmental paperwork in accordance with State and local policy and guidelines;
• Testifies in Court as necessary.

Some Requirements Include:

• High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor’s degree in a field related to criminal justice, social work, or psychology is preferred. Experience in counseling at risk youth and their families in a court setting is preferred. All prior practical experience will be considered toward the degree/job requirements;
• Knowledge of the criminal justice system, including court proceedings, ability to interpret regulations, guidelines, and statues;
• Ability to interview and utilize counseling techniques; must maintain and prepare a variety of required reports and correspondence;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with diverse socioeconomic groups and populations as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, local law enforcement officials, coworkers, the general public and representatives of public and private agencies;
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Position is primarily Monday – Friday working 8a – 5p; requires a minimum of one evening shift per week;
• Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background and CPS background check;
• Salary: $32,300 – $34,000;
• General County Application with resume required; position open until filled.
Please Note: This position has been re-opened to allow for additional recruitment; previous applicants need not reapply.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

Frederick County benefits included.
General County Application required and available online at www.fcva.us.
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

(POSTED December 16)

 

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
Charles City County

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Water/Wastewater Operator

Charles City County is recruiting for a Water/Wastewater Operator. The County operates several small water and wastewater facilities serving primarily domestic customers. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and ability to operate systems according to standard O&M procedures, recognize and troubleshoot operational issues, and assist in planning for the upkeep and maintenance of facilities. Current holders of water and wastewater licensure will receive special consideration.

The position works under the direction of the Senior Utility Operator and the Director of Public Works. The successful candidate will be required to work well in a team environment, exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing tasks, and exercise courtesy and tact with the general public. The position will require outside work and rotational on-call duties.

The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., January 13, 2016. Starting salary DOQ and includes excellent benefits package.

To be considered, please visit www.co.charles-city.va.us to find a County Application and view the full job description. A County Application along with a resume and cover letter should be addressed to the
Management Services Department
10900 Courthouse Road
Charles City, Virginia 23030
and sent via email with the subject lineWater/Wastewater Operator Applicationto ljones@co.charles-city.va.us. Mailed or paper application packages will not be accepted.
For questions, please call 804.652.4701.

Charles City County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED December 15)

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/COUNTY ENGINEER
Charles City County

CharlesCity

Director of Public Works/County Engineer

Charles City County, Virginia, a small proactive locality located between the Richmond and Hampton Roads Regions, is seeking a Director of Public Works/County Engineer who can lead the County’s overall planning, operations and maintenance of facilities, including buildings, grounds, and water/sewer utilities. Ideal candidates will be those that possess the skills to manage departmental goals and objectives, while having the knowledge and ability to perform all manner of public works and utilities functions.

The position reports to the County Administrator and involves regular interaction with all County departments as well as many outside vendors. The County is in the beginning stages of implementing an aggressive Capital Improvements Plan and the successful candidate will be in the forefront of this effort.

The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and public relations skills to allow for arriving at pragmatic solutions involving various officials, staff, agencies, citizens and customers. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in engineering or a related field and considerable progressive work experience related to public works administration and operations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., January 7, 2016. Starting salary DOQ and includes excellent benefits package.

To be considered, please visit www.co.charles-city.va.us to find a County Application and view the full job description. A County Application along with a resume and cover letter should be addressed to the
Management Services Department
10900 Courthouse Road
Charles City, Virginia 23030
and sent via email with the subject line “Director of Public Work Application to ljones@co.charles-city.va.us. Mailed or paper application packages will not be accepted.
For questions, please call 804.652.4701.

Charles City County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED December 15)

 

LAND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Fairfax County

Fairfax

LAND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
(Division Director, LDS/SW Compliance)
Fairfax County Job Announcement # 15-02399

Fairfax County Department of Public Works & Environmental Services
$$88,026 – $146,710
The office of the Director of Land Development Services (LDS), Department of Public Works and
Environmental Services, Fairfax County Government seeks to hire a Director of Operations that provides
leadership for the LDS organization and focuses agency efforts to resolve complex issues involving
competing technical requirements and stakeholder values associated with private development projects.

The Operations Director will liaise with external agencies, Board members and affected communities in
reaching resolution and facilitating project progress. Supervises a cadre of project managers who work
internally and externally to carry out the mission of facilitating complicated projects through the county’s development process (e.g., Tysons Corner Coordinator, Commercial Revitalization Coordinator), as well as oversight of the agency’s Safety Analyst and Safety Program. The Operations Director serves on the LDS Executive team and, in the absence of the agency director, may act as the Director of Land
Development Services when required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to
graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering or a
related field; and eight years of progressively responsible experience in the appropriate engineering field or environmental science field, two of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experienced in leading and/or managing a large organization. Proven
success in building and fostering business relationships. Experienced in facilitating resolution of complex technical issues amongst external and internal stakeholders. Experienced in contributing to strategic planning, business process improvement efforts and implementation, and change management. Solid understanding of land development processes. Ability to negotiate, problem solve, and deliver creative solutions. Excellent verbal and communication necessary.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: A valid motor vehicle driver’s license is required.
Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect (RA) license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a
credit check, criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel Interview and may include exercise.

TO APPLY: Apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by the closing deadline of 5:00 p.m. on January 8, 2016.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status or disabled veterans’ status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703.324.4900 for assistance; TTY 703.222.7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

(POSTED December 14)

 

CS THERAPIST IV SUBSTANCE ABUSE DRUG OFFENDER RECOVERY SERVICE PROGRAM
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

CS Therapist IV Substance Abuse Drug Offender Recovery Service

POSITION #: 776006
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES
SALARY: $67,840.50 – $115,167.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/14/15

CLOSING DATE: 12/28/15 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:
If you value leadership and are interested in providing clinical supervision for a small cutting edge team and treatment based on evidence based practices for clients with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, employment with Prince William County Community Services Drug Offenders Recovery Services is for you! This team has a track record of success in reducing recidivism of criminal offenders and is committed to helping clients and their families improve their quality of life. Located within easy commuting distance from Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia, Prince William County is a diverse and dynamic community where we treasure our past and the promise of our future.

We are seeking qualified applicants to fill a full time CS Therapist IV supervisory position within our DORS program. Come join a team that values high quality treatment, integrity, and accountability. Daytime hours and two weekday evenings are required. Full time 37.50 hours per week with excellent benefits.

DUTIES SPECIFIC TO THIS POSITION: Provides clinical supervision and oversight for clinical staff working in the community and in the local adult Detentions Center. Monitors the services provided by DORS program. Practices Provides clinical oversight of therapy and case management services to incarcerated clients with substance abuse and co-occurring issues, including developing and implementing risk management plans and providing crisis intervention. Provides supervision, clinical guidance and evaluation of clinical staff. Delivers direct clinical services, including individual, family and group therapy. Conducts, writes and reviews clinical evaluations. Assigns cases to subordinate staff. Implements evidence based services.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a related
behavioral science field; and 3-5 years of experience in the delivery of human services in a Substance Abuse Adult Program, and 2-3 years professional level supervisory experience.
Must be L.C.S.W., L.P.C., or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

PREFERENCES:
Prefer applicants with experience providing services to incarcerated clients and training in substance abuse, criminal thinking, group therapy, medication assisted treatment, co-occurring disorders, evidence based practices and self- help groups.

ENTRY SALARY: $67,840.50 – $91,513.50

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pwcgov/default.cfm

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

(POSTED December 14)

 

HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST II
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

Human Resources Analyst II

POSITION #: 762001
DEPARTMENT: HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
SALARY: $54,697.50 – $92,878.50 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/10/15

CLOSING DATE: 12/31/15 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:
If you are seeking a challenging opportunity to further your Human Resources career, Prince William County Government is recruiting for a full time (37.5 Hr/Wk) Human Resources Analyst II with strong analytical and communications skills to focus on Classification and Compensation. The position reports to the Classification and Compensation Manager and is a member of a team of three who works collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, partners with a group of talented and dedicated HR professionals and regularly consults with County agencies and departments. HR is centrally located mid-County in the Ridgewood Center, Woodbridge, Virginia, less than a mile from the County Complex Center.
Duties specific to this position: Job evaluation using the Hay Evaluation Management (JEM) System and completion of a wide range of classification, compensation and benefits studies and surveys. Major responsibilities support the County Government’s commitment to ensure equity, competitiveness and consistency and include conducting job analysis to identify market position matches, evaluating jobs and determining competitive pay, conducting internal and external job analysis, compiling information, developing complex statistical reports and advising Department Directors and Supervisors of recommendations. This position performs difficult professional specialized public personnel administrative duties and responsibilities associated with
compensation and position classification.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Human Resource Management, Business or Public Administration, or related field, and 2-3 years professional experience as a Human Resource Management Generalist in a large organization; and 1-2 years professional experience with a concentration in Classification and Compensation.

Preferences: Experience using the Hay Evaluation Management (JEM) System or similar Job Evaluation Method; advanced Excel skills; a commitment to customer services excellence and the ability to multi-task in a high volume environment with frequently shifting priorities.

Preferred Certifications include: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP, World at Work Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).

Entry Salary Range: $54,697.50 – $73,788.00

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pwcgov/default.cfm

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

(POSTED December 14)

 

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
Virginia Resources Authority

VRA

THE VIRGINIA RESOURCES AUTHORITY
Accounting Manager

The Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) is the municipal bond bank for Virginia, representing more than $7 billion of investment in over 1,000 critical projects across the Commonwealth since its creation by the General Assembly in 1984.

VRA is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Accounting Manager. Working under the direction of the Director of Administration and Operations, the incumbent will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the accounting activities of the VRA, including, but not limited to, the following:

• Directs and manages daily accounting functions required to maintain VRA’s general ledger.
• Implements accounting policies and procedures.
• Monitors and tracks monthly budget activity; and prepares and presents monthly budget analysis.
• Makes recommendations for improved cost effectiveness and budget utilization.
• Implements new GASB pronouncements affecting the Authority.
• Monitors and evaluates internal controls environment and ensures conformance with established regulations and guidelines and recommends and implements improvements or modifications.
• Assists federal regulatory agencies in annual reviews for the revolving loan fund programs.
• Assists with the investments of the Authority and ensures compliance with VRA’s investment policy, bond indentures, the Virginia Security for Public Deposit Act and the Virginia Investment of Public Funds Act.
• Prepares and presents quarterly financial reports to the Board of Directors.
• Assists in annual review of investment policy.
• Reviews journal entry posting into the accounting system and ensures all data is captured.
• Analyzes and interprets financial information in bond closing documents and monthly trustee statements for investment activity and debt service management including the new bond issuances, refundings and debt service/fee payments and reviews/prepares the related journal entries.
• Oversees loan servicing function including reviewing the loan setup process, payments and disbursements, coordinating fund transfers, and reviewing aging reports for outstanding or late payments.
• Ensures compliance by borrowers with bond and loan covenants.
• Analyzes and reviews all reconciliations of cash and investment statements.
• Reviews all reconciliations of subsidiary accounts including loans receivables, federal funds receivables, accounts payable, etc.
• Reviews all bonds payable and loans receivable schedules for debt service and amortization of premiums, discounts and costs of issuance expenses utilizing the effective interest method.
• Reviews bond administration fee and loan servicing schedules.
• Directs and manages the activity-based cost management system and the reimbursement of allocable expenses in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Quality.
• Reviews and coordinates arbitrage rebate calculations and assists independent arbitrage calculator with documentation requests.
• Prepares financial and management reports to assist the financial services and program management functions for the Authority.
• Completes special projects as requested.
• Tracks performance measures for various agency functions and assists with providing the agencies with necessary information for their annual reports.
• Coordinates and reviews activities relating to payroll, processing of supplier invoices, issuing of checks, risk management and other administrative accounting functions.
• Ensure security of all credit cards and the verification of charges.
• Performs related tasks as required.

The successful candidate will be prepared to make an immediate contribution. Specific qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field and at least three years of experience in auditing, governmental accounting, investments and bond accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Certification as a CPA is strongly preferred
• Thorough knowledge of general laws and administrative policies governing financial practices and procedures
• Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting and accounting in government
• Ability to prepare and present information financial reports
• Ability to effectively manage and coach subordinate employees
• Demonstrated ability to provide accurate analysis of data to facilitate the efficient use of time, money and resources

The hiring range for this position is $75,290.13 – $102,752.20, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications. This position is open until filled. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to:

Michael P. Cooper
Director of Administration and Operations
Virginia Resources Authority
1111 E. Main Street, Suite 1920
Richmond, VA 23219
mcooper@virginiaresources.org
www.virginiaresources.org
The Virginia Resources Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 10)

 

F/T-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS SPECIALIST I/II
James City County

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F/T-Employee Relations Specialist I/II
Salary and level hired Dependent on Qualifications. The James City County Human Resource Department is seeking a skilled professional to provide employee relations consultation to departments including conducting investigations as needed.

Position will serve as first point of contact for employees regarding employee relations issue; assess County performance and development training needs; participate in and develop initiatives to promote employee engagement including employee communications; and, conduct exit interviews.

Please review job description for position requirements.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 10)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Alleghany County

Alleghany

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VIRGINIA

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Alleghany County was created is 1822 and is located on the far western edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is bordered by the Allegheny Mountains, from which it derives its name. It is in the northernmost part of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. The County covers approximately 452 square miles of which nearly 50% is National Forest. The County surrounds one city, Covington, which forms the principal center of population. Covington is a city of the second class and is the County seat. As of the 2010 census, Alleghany County’s population was 16,250 which is an increase of more than twenty-five percent from the 2000 census. The majority of that growth, however, can be attributed to the reincorporation of the formerly independent city of Clifton Forge back into Alleghany County in 2001.

The Alleghany County Board of Supervisors (Board) is the elected policy-making and governing body of the County. The Board is composed of seven citizen members. Business meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month. The County Administrator is appointed by the Board to manage the overall operations and activities of the County government. The County Administrator also serves as the chief advisor to the Board and conducts County business in accordance with Board policy. Duties of the County Administrator include executing all policies established by the Board or mandated by the State, preparing and administering the budget, and supervising the function of County departments. The County employs approximately 200 FTE’s and has a total operating budget (including its school system) of $67.3 million (FY15-16). There have been only six county administrators since 1980. The current county administrator is retiring after eight years.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration or related field combined with five years of local government management experience. Prefer a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related degree. Strength is needed in finance, human resources, economic development, water and sewer, community development, community relations and intergovernmental relations. Experience in Virginia is a plus.

More information about Alleghany County can be found at www.co.alleghany.va.us. For a complete profile related to the position, please visit www.slavinweb.com.

The deadline for receipt of application materials is Friday, January 22, 2016 and review of résumés will start immediately. To apply please submit a cover letter, detailed résumé and current salary to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: 770. 449.4656
Fax: 770. 416.0848
e-mail: slavin@bellsouth.net

Electronic submissions are preferred.

Alleghany County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED December 9)

 

F/T ASSISTANT DIRECTOR VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
James City County

JamesCityNew

F/T Assistant Director Victim Witness Assistance Program
$35,000/year or higher DOQ, + benefits; The Williamsburg/James City County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is seeking candidates to fill the Assistant Director position for the Victim-Witness Assistance Program.

The Advocate will work closely with the Prosecuting Attorney to assist victims by answering questions about the criminal justice system, identifying appropriate available services, and providing support throughout the prosecution to include accompanying victims to all necessary hearings. The Advocate will assist with grant applications and progress reports; enter and maintain accurate client and program records and serve as Program Director in the Director’s absence.

Must demonstrate ability to work well with others and be able to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with diverse community, and manage multiple assignments and deadlines. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree and considerable work experience in related field; experience in the criminal justice process, crisis intervention, or social services preferred. Must have Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record based on County criteria.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) January 31, 2016.
Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 9)

 

F/T-CLINICAL ASSISTANT
James City County

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F/T Clinical Assistant

Salary is competitive, DOQ + Benefits; Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center is seeking a Clinical Assistant to provide customer support for the medical center.

Duties include greeting patients, answering telephone and email inquiries, checking patients in and out, data entering patient information, collecting fees, scheduling appointments, preparing charts and documents, and maintaining the filing system. Applicants must have considerable knowledge of standard office practices and procedures as well as medical terminology and telephone triage.

Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite and learn and use the electronic medical record system. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; and some general clerical experience preferably in a medical setting. A cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification from the American Red Cross is preferred.

Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 9)

 

P/T-INSTRUCTOR II WATER SAFETY
James City County

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P/T-Instructor II Water Safety

$14.00/hour; part-time, temporary positions; Parks and recreation is seeking responsible individuals to plan, execute, and instruct youth and adult water safety classes.

Duties include: preparing the site for the class and ensuring proper clean up after the class, updating class records, hands out evaluation forms for participants to complete and ensures class goals are met. This position oversees proper use of the facility and enforces class rules and policies to ensure participant safety. May have to administer first aid if necessary.

Requires the ability to work effectively with class participants, and knowledge of safety and basic first aid. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma supplemented by college course work in related field; and considerable experience instructing skills necessary for water safety classes and working with different ages and abilities, preferably in recreation/educational setting. Red Cross, WSI or acceptable experience in swimming, coaching, or instructing. Must possess, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire, First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications from the American Red Cross. Lifeguard or Lifeguard Instructor certifications from the American Red Cross preferred. Requires a criminal history/sex offender record check, child protective services check, and drug test.

Click here to view the job description.
Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 02/07/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 9)

 

DIRECTOR-DEPARTMENT OF PARK, RECREATION & TOURISM
Louisa County

Louisa

DIRECTOR – DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & TOURISM

Summary:

Reporting directly to the County Administrator, the Director of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is responsible for the day- to- day operations of the Department, including (but not limited to) the administration, planning, acquisition, maintenance, construction and capital improvements projects for the recreation areas and services for the County and the operation of the County’s aquatic facility. In addition, the Director will be responsible for the development and execution of a short and long-range marketing plan for the promotion of Tourism to visitors, local residents and businesses.

Essential Functions of the Position:

• Develops the vision, mission and immediate/long-range goals to meet the County’s recreational program and tourism needs.
• Performs professional and administrative duties in planning, evaluating and directing all parks and recreational improvement projects and activities.
• Directs financial operations of the department, including developing and monitoring the budget.
• Forecasts, prioritizes and recommends service levels and funding requirements for operational and capital improvement projects.
• Oversees public relations activities to promote interest in parks and recreational
facilities, programs, as well as tourism events.
• Supervises staff, including but not limited to, participating in the interview and selection process, evaluating performance and recommending disciplinary actions.
• Manages, coordinates and facilitates the daily operation and scheduled usage of the 23,000 sq. ft. Intergenerational Center and the Henson Building.
• Administers and supervises the grounds maintenance of 43 County sites, including parks, athletic fields, refuse sites and other County facilities; including the budget, staff, contractual agreements, and supply management.
• Oversees a dynamic recreation program including sports, special interest programs for children and adults, before and after school care, teen programs, and special events. Also coordinates and develops new programs and special events.
• Maintains professional and positive working relationships with the Louisa Count Board of Supervisors, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Advisory Board, Commission on Aging, Louisa Public School System, other public officials, other County organizations, volunteer groups, citizens and County staff.
• Develops professional and positive working relationships with hospitality industry members, neighboring governments, tourism staff, Virginia Tourism Corporation, tour operators and meeting planners.
• Expands local community awareness of the positive impact of tourism on the local economy.
• Attends various meetings and serves on committees as needed.
• Coordinates special events with other government or civic organizations.
• Monitoring and assessing trends and innovations, including legal requirements, in the field of parks management and leisure services.
• Resolves public concerns regarding sensitive and difficult issues and/or complaints.
• Prepares reports and delivers speeches or presentations as required.

Additional Functions:

• Coordinates snow removal activities with Facilities Management.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Requires a thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, practices, organization and functions of a Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department and the ability to work in multiple program areas simultaneously.
• Ability to research, analyze and develop solutions to complex issues, procedural and operational issues and communicate complex information, regulations, and policy, both orally and in written format.
• A thorough knowledge and clear understanding of laws, regulations, functions, and business and marketing methods with regards to Parks, Recreation & Tourism is also required.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional, positive, and successful working relationships with other County staff, elected and other government officials, public and private agencies and the citizens.
• A proven ability to supervise and motivate staff is essential.
• Must have a proven ability to maintain professional ethics related to confidentiality.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, along with excellent customer service skills, to deal with a broad spectrum of individuals, both in person and over the telephone.
• Must be able to demonstrate sound organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills, effective listening skills and the ability to understand and follow directions.
• The ability to exercise sound professional and personal judgment, discretion, tact and resourcefulness and make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures when problem solving.
• Computer skills also required to operate a personal computer and the associated office software and technology to establish and maintain accurate and complete records.
• Ability to accurately create and prepare reports from such records along with the ability to access, manipulate and verify data.
• Ability to compose and prepare effective correspondence.
• Mathematical skills required to calculate percentages, formulas and averages to solve mathematical problems and make mathematical computations with accuracy.
• Knowledge of best practices in office procedures, English, grammar, punctuation and arithmetic.
• Skill in typing along with the ability to read, spell proofread, file alphabetically, numerically and chronologically.

Education, Experience and Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in Parks Management, Recreation, Business Management or related field, with a minimum of seven years of progressive and related experience including five years in a supervisory role. A Certified Aquatic Facilities Operator and a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional Endorsement preferred.

Working Conditions:

• Environmental: Work is typically performed in an indoor/outdoor setting
The department is currently open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. This position will require a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the Department and the County to include frequent evening, weekend and occasional holiday hours.
• Physical Effort: Light to moderate work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
• Hazards: Employee is subject to both inside and outside conditions: activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.

Special Conditions or Requirements:

• Must be willing to submit to a criminal background and Motor Vehicles check.
• Must consent to drug testing consistent with Louisa County’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
• Must maintain a driving record consistent with insurance industry standards in order to drive a County vehicle.
• Twelve (12) month probationary period.

Disclaimer:

This information is of a general nature, and is not intended to be a comprehensive description of each and every duty. This position is also responsible for performing other duties as assigned.

To apply for this position please go to http://www.louisacounty.com/

OPEN UNTIL FILLED                   Minimum Salary: $71,585
EEO/Revised: December 2015

(POSTED December 8)

 

PARALEGAL-COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Paralegal – Commonwealth’s Attorney

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
This position is employed by the Commonwealth’s Attorney
This position is not employed by Albemarle County Public Schools & Local Government

Full-Time, 12 Months
Exempt, Pay Grade 13, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible
Anticipated Start Date January 1, 2016

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as the Paralegal for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

THE POSITION – PARALEGAL
The Paralegal for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office performs responsible paraprofessional work in support of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, his Deputies and Assistants. Work requires a broad knowledge of criminal laws and procedures of Virginia, preparation of legal documents and organization of evidence. Frequent contact with state officials in numerous departments including local law enforcement and attorneys. Incumbent performs analytical work involving the development and implementation of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office annual operating budget. Analyzes budget requests within the office with a view toward meeting the needs of the office, while monitoring the fiscal resources allocated to the office. Work is performed under general supervision with considerable latitude for independent judgment.

THE OFFICE – COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
The Albemarle Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is headed by an elected Commonwealth’s Attorney, a Deputy Attorney, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys, and vital support staff. The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases (felony and misdemeanor) for Albemarle County, Virginia.

THE EXPECTATIONS
Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develops and implements the yearly State and County operating budget for the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorneys;
• Analyzes and monitors fiscal resources within the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office;
• Identifies computer and equipment needs, new and expanded project needs, as well as basic furniture and supply needs;
• Maintains and prepares financial and statistical reports for use by the County and the State;
• Approves all purchases and invoices for payment;
• Identifies and tracks yearly Outcome Measures for annual reporting;
• Coordinates the seized assets filings for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, including preparation of documents, meeting and tracking of deadlines and incoming assets as they related to the overall operating budget for the office;
• Prepares Governor’s Warrants and Interstate Detainers for the extradition of fugitives;
• Works closely with the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office to coordinator the extradition of fugitives to demanding jurisdictions and states;
• Maintains working knowledge of the rules of the National Association of Extraditions and is able to meet the requirements of asylum states;
• Prepares jury instructions for Circuit Court jury trials for review and use by prosecuting attorney;
• Independently prepares subpoenas for Circuit Court cases;
• Prepares numerous legal documents with minimal or no input from attorneys, based upon expertise and experience in the field of law;
• Prepares General District Court misdemeanor dockets on a weekly basis, independently prepares subpoenas, obtains prior convictions, and certificates of analysis;
• Prepares General District Court bad check dockets on a monthly basis, independently prepares subpoenas, obtains prior convictions and appears in court with prosecuting attorney;
• Prepares Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court domestic docket, independently prepares subpoenas, obtains prior convictions and protective orders;
• Prepares a variety of projects for the Commonwealth’s Attorney, his Deputies and Assistants;
• Extensive contact with the general public;
• May be required to step in and perform duties of the Legal Services Assistants or Office Associates;
• Supervisory responsibilities for Legal Services Assistants and Office Associates;
• Complex budget responsibilities;
• Coordinating multi-jurisdictional and multi-agency tasks;
• Does related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a two-year degree in related field or completion of a paralegal certificate program, and seven years of experience in an administrative, supervisory and/or legal capacity. Experience with computer programs and legal office procedures. Prior experience in a Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office preferred. Bilingual and multi-lingual fluency desirable.

Knowledge of the operations of the judicial system; ability to plan and organize a complicated and diverse workload; ability to follow complex oral and written directions; ability to work under pressure and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and established procedures; extensive knowledge of general office and legal terminology, procedures and equipment; ability to interact with top level officials and others with tact and diplomacy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, members of the bar, law enforcement, county officials and the public.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:
Work is typically performed in an office or courtroom setting. Occasional walking, light lifting of office items up to 30 pounds and other limited physical activities. Frequent sustained operation of office equipment is required. Frequent contact is made with judges, clerks, secretaries, law enforcement officers, attorneys and other officials and the general public in person and on the telephone or by written communication. First-line contact with witnesses and defendants, who on occasion are rude, hostile and angry. Occasional exposure to evidence and human bodily fluids that may be contaminated. Considerable skill in tact and diplomacy is necessary.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $38,727 – $50,970/Yearly, depending on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled

APPLY: www.albemarle.org/jobs

Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

EEO/EOE

(POSTED December 7)

 

ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY II
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
This position is employed by the Commonwealth’s Attorney
This position is not employed by Albemarle County Public Schools & Local Government

Full-Time, 12 Months
Exempt, Pay Grade 22, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible
Anticipated Start Date January 1, 2016

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

THE POSITION – ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY II

The Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II serves as a prosecuting attorney for the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters pending before the Albemarle County General District Court, the Albemarle County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and the Albemarle County Circuit Court, and on occasion act as special prosecutor in other jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

• Extensive prosecution experience,
• Outstanding judgement,
• Steadfast commitment to fairness and public service.

THE OFFICE – COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
The Albemarle Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is headed by an elected Commonwealth’s Attorney, a Deputy Attorney, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys, and vital support staff. The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases (felony and misdemeanor) for Albemarle County, Virginia.

THE EXPECTATIONS
Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Prosecute felony bench and jury trials of all degrees and misdemeanor appeals before the Circuit Court;
• Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the General District Court;
• Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the General District Court;
• Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
• Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
• Write briefs and Memoranda on Motions Filed in the Circuit Court;
• Argue Suppression Motions and other Motions before the Circuit and General District Courts;
• Prepare Appellate Briefs for use by the Commonwealth in the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia;
• Advise law enforcement on all legal matters involving the investigation and prosecution of criminal conduct;
• Develop and Conduct formal training on Virginia laws and the United States Constitution for law enforcement;
• Advise and work with governmental agencies and the public in coordinated efforts to ensure and enhance crime prevention and public safety;
• Make relevant presentations to community groups on law enforcement;
• Performs related work as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an accredited law school or completion of all necessary requirements in legal education program after having read Virginia law. Must be an active member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar and hold a license in good standing from the Virginia Supreme Court. A minimum of one year of previous experience as prosecutor or a minimum of five years of experience as a practicing attorney. Bilingual and multi-lingual fluency desirable.

Comprehensive knowledge of Virginia criminal and traffic laws, Virginia criminal procedures, Virginia and Federal constitutional issues, as well as local rules of court and trial practice. Ability to perform intricate and rapid legal research, and to prepare legal briefs to trial and appellate courts. Ability to communicate effectively with law enforcement personnel, expert witnesses, lay witnesses, and victim witnesses. Ability to prepare and present complex cases before a trial court in a short period of time. Comprehensive working knowledge of efficient office procedures, and the ability to establish and maintain constructive, effective and professional relationships with fellow attorneys, public officials, judicial officers and the public. Ability to present ideas and provide counsel effectively in writing and orally to professionals and lay persons. Ability to manage a large caseload. Knowledge of computerized word processing, email communications and electronic case management system.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:

Work is typically performed in an office or courtroom setting. Occasional requirement to visit major crime scene. Second-line contact with witnesses and defendants, who on occasion are rude, hostile and angry. Occasional exposure to evidence and human bodily fluids that may be contaminated. Considerable skill in tact and diplomacy is necessary. Daily contact is made with, judges of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, clerks of court, law enforcement officers, other legal professionals, the general public in person, by telephone and by written communications. Considerable skill in diplomacy, tact and persuasion is necessary.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $72,958 – $96,024/Yearly, depending on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled

APPLY: www.albemarle.org/jobs

Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

EEO/EOE

(POSTED December 7)

 

DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

Commonwealth’s Attorney
This position is employed by the Commonwealth’s Attorney
This position is not employed by Albemarle County Public Schools & Local Government

Full-Time, 12 Months
Exempt, Pay Grade 24, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible
Anticipated Start Date January 1, 2016

We are seeking an individual to serve the citizens of Albemarle County, Virginia as a Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

THE POSITION – DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

The Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney has supervisory and administrative duties and is responsible for all duties of the elected Commonwealth’s Attorney whenever the Commonwealth’s Attorney is unavailable to perform those duties. Prosecuting attorney represents the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters pending before the Albemarle County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, the Albemarle County General District Court and the Albemarle County Circuit Court. On occasion act as special prosecutor in other jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

• Extensive prosecution experience,
• Outstanding judgement,
• Steadfast commitment to fairness and public service.

THE OFFICE – COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
The Albemarle Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is headed by an elected Commonwealth’s Attorney, a Deputy Attorney, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys, and vital support staff. The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases (felony and misdemeanor) for Albemarle County, Virginia.

THE EXPECTATIONS
Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Prosecute felony bench and jury trials of all degrees and misdemeanor appeals before the Circuit Court;
• Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the General District Court;
• Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the General District Court;
• Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
• Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
• Write briefs and Memoranda on Motions Filed in the Circuit Court;
• Argue Suppression Motions and other Motions before the Circuit and General District Courts;
• Prepare Appellate Briefs for use by the Commonwealth in the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia;
• Advise law enforcement on all legal matters involving the investigation and prosecution of criminal conduct;
• Develop and Develop formal training on Virginia laws and the United States Constitution for law enforcement;
• Advise and work with governmental agencies and the public in coordinated efforts to ensure and enhance crime prevention and public safety;
• Make relevant presentations to community groups on law enforcement;
• Monitors personnel needs and performance and makes recommendations where necessary;
• Direct supervision of all appellate briefs;
• Performs related work as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an accredited law school or completion of all necessary requirements in legal education program after having read Virginia law. Must be an active member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar and hold a license in good standing from the Virginia Supreme Court. A minimum of six years of previous experience as prosecutor or a minimum of twelve years of experience as a practicing attorney. Bilingual and multi-lingual fluency desirable.

Comprehensive knowledge of Virginia criminal and traffic laws, Virginia criminal procedures, Virginia and Federal constitutional issues, as well as local rules of court and trial practice. Ability to perform intricate and rapid legal research, and to prepare legal briefs to trial and appellate courts. Ability to communicate effectively with law enforcement personnel, expert witnesses, lay witnesses, and victim witnesses. Ability to prepare and present complex cases before a trial court in a short period of time. Comprehensive working knowledge of efficient office procedures, and the ability to establish and maintain constructive, effective and professional relationships with fellow attorneys, public officials, judicial officers and the public. Ability to present ideas and provide counsel effectively in writing and orally to professionals and lay persons. Ability to manage a large caseload. Knowledge of computerized word processing, email communications and electronic case management system.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:

Work is typically performed in an office or courtroom setting. Occasional requirement to visit major crime scene. Second-line contact with witnesses and defendants, who on occasion are rude, hostile and angry. Occasional exposure to evidence and human bodily fluids that may be contaminated. Considerable skill in tact and diplomacy is necessary. Daily contact is made with, judges of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, clerks of court, law enforcement officers, other legal professionals, the general public in person, by telephone and by written communications. Considerable skill in diplomacy, tact and persuasion is necessary.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $83,985 – $110,537/Yearly, depending on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled

APPLY: www.albemarle.org/jobs

Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

EEO/EOE

(POSTED December 7)

 

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Catawba County, North Carolina

 

Catawba county nc

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Catawba County, North Carolina (pop 154,500), located in the beautiful foothills of western North Carolina, invites applications from highly qualified candidates to serve as the County’s next Chief Financial Officer. As the local government finance subject matter expert for the County Manager and County Commissioners, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of County finances while working collaboratively with departments, elected officials, and outside agencies to maintain the financial strength of the County. The County operates under the county manager form of government and has a five-member elected Board of County Commissioners that serve as the governing body. With a AA bond rating, Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget of $235 million, and a benefitted workforce of 1,100, the County provides excellent services to citizens ranging from Public Health and Social Services to Utilities and Engineering.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration; with a master’s degree preferred. A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in Governmental Accounting and Financial Management, including the supervision of other professional staff, is also required. Competitive candidates should demonstrate a high level of accountability, trustworthiness and reliability, while displaying strong initiative as an action oriented professional. The ability to communicate complex, technical financial information in a manner that facilitates decision making by the County Manager’s Office and the Board of Commissioners is an essential and required skill. To best fit the organizational culture of Catawba County the ideal candidate should be personable, empathetic, and calm, and be comfortable working in and promoting a cohesive organizational culture. The ideal candidate will also be energetic, while displaying a sense of humor and strong interpersonal skills. Under the Chief Financial Officer’s leadership, the Finance Department will continue to grow professionally, provide excellent customer service to citizens, and position Catawba County for positive growth and continued financial stability. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of modern governmental accounting, fiscal policies, and statutory requirements governing County funds; flexibility and the ability to react to changing job requirements and duties as they occur; and, sound judgment in analyzing situations and making timely decisions involving a variety of fiscal and business areas is also required.

The salary for the position is negotiable within a range of $92,195—$143,035, dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The County offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to participation in the North Carolina Local Government Employee’s Retirement System (LGERS), vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is December 27, 2015.

To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/.

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Catawba County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Catawba in January 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.
Catawba County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 7)

 

DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & FINANCE
Washington County

Washington

Director of Budget & Finance

The County of Washington, Virginia is presently seeking applications for the position of Director of Budget & Finance. Under the direction of the County Administrator, the director is responsible for oversight of the County’s budget and finance function and advises the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors on major budgeting and accounting.

Generally is responsible for developing and implementing administrative policies and procedures relative to budget; general ledger; procurement; accounts payable and payroll. This position serves as a security officer for the County’s computer systems in coordination with the Director of Information Systems. Ability to manage staff and excellent customer service skills required. Salary range DoQ, DoE with benefits.

A complete Position Description along with an Application for Employment may be obtained through the

Human Resources Department
Washington County Government Center
1 Government Center Place, Suite A
Abingdon, Virginia 24210

Applications are also available for print via the County website www.washcova.com.

Applications will be accepted until December 28, 2015.

Washington County, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 7)

 

ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
City of Greensboro, NC

City of Greensboronc

Assistant City Manager-General Government

SALARY: $109,219.00 – $145,625.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/01/15
CLOSING DATE: 12/31/15 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:
The City of Greensboro is seeking candidates for Assistant City Manager (ACM) – General Government. This is an executive opportunity in the City Manager’s Office. The ACM reports to the City Manager and serves as a key member of the Executive Team along with the ACM – Infrastructure, ACM – Public Safety, and ACM – Community Services. This ACM position is responsible for leading the City’s General Government Results Area and the following departments and core functions: Budget & Evaluation, Finance & Administrative Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, as well as the Internal Audit Division and City Manager’s Office staff. The incumbent will participate in orchestrating strategic City priorities by engaging with a wide variety of staff, elected officials, citizens, citizen groups, and the business community. The ACM responds to media inquiries, Mayor and Council concerns and issues and community needs. The City of Greensboro operates under a Council/Manager form of government and has approximately 3200 employees.

The successful candidate will oversee a wide range of activities and special projects within the departments listed above. The ACM must demonstrate previous success as a strong collaborative partner and respected leader with executive level skills in strategic visioning, innovation, problem solving, decision-making, execution of business plans, financial acuity, talent development, negotiation, motivation, public speaking, public administration, resource allocation, and achievement of broad organizational goals and objectives. The incumbent for this position must proactively plan, direct, prioritize, monitor, and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of people, technologies, programs, and service delivery methods and procedures, identify opportunities for improvement, and direct improvements in the operations of his/her departments. The ACM has responsibility for creating, modifying, presenting and explaining City programs, policies and services, and negotiating to resolve sensitive, significant and controversial issues. A successful candidate must have past experience that illustrates a high level of understanding and performance in areas that include personnel, municipal operations, creative leadership, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients.

This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree
* Four (4) – six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal
government management, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience at the
senior or executive level.

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

* Experience managing operations and personnel in one or more of the departments led by this
position

Special Notes Concerning This Position:

* Residency requirement to live within the Greensboro city limits or move within these
boundaries within twelve (12) months of appointment to the position

It is the policy of the City of Greensboro to hire and promote the best-qualified individual(s) available.
To this end, no person shall be refused employment, denied promotion or assignment, discharged or
otherwise discriminated against or given preference in any aspect of the employment relationship on
the basis of race, gender, religion, age, political affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, physical
or mental disability, genetic information, or any other non-job related factor, except when certain
physical and mental requirements are bonafide occupational qualifications. The City of Greensboro is
required by law to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. The City
may provide you with a reasonable accommodation based on appropriate and timely requests (unless
so doing will result in undue hardship to the City).

eVerify statement: The City of Greensboro is an E-verify employer. Federal law requires all employers
to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Background Check statement: If selected for referral and consideration for hire, the City will conduct a
personal background check including criminal convictions and if applicable for the position, a driving
history. The results will be reviewed to determine if the information is relevant to performing the
duties of the job.

Salary Statement: All offers are competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.greensboro-nc.gov
300 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
city.employment@greensboro-nc.gov

(POSTED December 2)

 

DIRECTOR OF CODE COMPLIANCE
Fairfax County

Fairfax

Director of Code Compliance
Fairfax County Government
Job # 15-02279
$96,910.32 – $161,516.78 Annually

The Fairfax County Government is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and innovative leader for the position of Director of the Department of Code Compliance (DCC). Formulates broad objectives, strategies and policies to carry out the mission of the Department. Provides overall direction and leadership to approximately 50 technical, professional, and administrative staff. Establishes strategic direction and planning with its partnering agencies (Planning and Development, Public Safety, Human Services) and elected/appointed officials. In addition to creating good working relationships with County staff, the Director builds strong ongoing relationships with community partners and stakeholders using a variety of methods, including social media, newsletters, and other types of outreach. Makes recommendations on statewide code enforcement legislation, coordinating with respective code officials to state counterparts/regulators, community stakeholders, concerned citizen groups and the Board of Supervisors.

For more detailed information, please click here to view a position profile http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hr/profiles/director_codecompliance.pdf.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, architecture, public administration, health administration, community development, or a related field, plus eight years of experience managing a professional staff engaged in the provision of code compliance, land development, planning, and/or community and neighborhood activities and services. A master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Valid driver’s license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, credit, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Demonstrated experience leading a diverse organization of multi-functional teams of professionals and technicians and building staff capacity for leadership.
* Strong experience planning, evaluating and implementing a comprehensive code compliance program.
* Experience developing and keeping good working relationships with elected and appointed officials, community groups, public and private organizations, and the public.
* Five years of experience working with public safety agencies and community leaders developing and implementing strategic plans and performance accountability for an organization with multiple service areas.
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate with elected officials, staff, industry, community stakeholders, and the public.
* Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of state and local laws, code, regulations, and ordinances pertaining to building codes, property maintenance, zoning enforcement, health and safety menaces, and blight.
* Experience building consensus, resolving problems, and using successful conflict management and negotiation techniques.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical, mental and emotional stamina to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions. Work environment is a combination of outdoor work inspecting construction sites and a business office environment.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and may include exercise.

APPLY ONLINE at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1292506 by closing deadline of 5 p.m. on December 18, 2015.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or disabled veteran’s status.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703.324.4900 for assistance. TTY 703.222.7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

(POSTED December 2)

 

TEMP - RECREATION LEADER
James City County

JamesCityNew

Temp-Recreation Leader
(See updated description) $9.55/hour; no benefits; part-time temporary positions up to 28 hours per week. James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking enthusiastic individuals with high energy and ability to work in a team environment to help plan, lead, and coordinate recreational activities such as games, sports, arts, crafts and field trips for ages 5-14 in the leadership, ensuring safety of children, behavior management and record keeping.

Some knowledge of child growth/development, safety and health practices and experience working with children in a recreational, educational or state licensed day care program setting is preferred.

Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents and co-workers. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, supplemented by college coursework in recreation, education, childcare, or related field preferred; and some experience working with children of different ages and abilities, preferably in a recreational, State licensed or educational setting.

Must possess, or be able to obtain within six months of hire, certification in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Professional Rescuers (Infant, Adults, and Child CPR). A valid Virginia driver’s license preferred. Work hours are typically 7-9:15am and 2:45-6pm Monday-Friday, occasional mid-day, evenings, and Saturdays. Post-offer drug screen, criminal history and sex offender check, driving record check, Child Protective Services registry checks, and tuberculosis test conducted.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) on 01/03/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first (Updated 11/30/2015)

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 2)

 

F/T FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR
James City County

JamesCityNew

F/T Family Services Supervisor

$47,424/year or higher, DOQ + benefits; Position involves providing direct supervision to assigned staff of the Foster Care, Adoptions and Prevention unit, as well as assisting with supervision of other Services units.

Primary duties include providing daily direct oversight of case management duties performed by assigned staff to ensure staff are adhering to Federal, State and local policies and procedures; assigning cases; conducting regular reviews of all cases to ensure effective case management and follow-up practices are adhered to; providing guidance and direction for emergency situations; coordinating training of employees. Provides 24 hour on-call supervision and responsibilities over critical programs and consultation for after-hours emergencies. Conducts performance evaluations for assigned staff. Supervises the preparation and maintenance of case records. Represents the agency on interagency councils, committees, community agencies and groups. Establishes cooperative programming with other agencies, departments, and human service organizations.

Duties may be performed outside normal working hours. Requires knowledge of local services and resources including schools, courts, and mental health agencies; the ability to read legal documents, technical manuals, medical records, and psychological evaluations; and the ability to write various reports and court summaries. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a human services or other field; with considerable experience performing and/or supervising social work in the areas of Adult Protective Services, Foster Care, or Child Protective Services. Master’s degree preferred.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 2)

 

TEMP - LIFEGUARD (INDOOR)
James City County

JamesCityNew

Temp-Lifeguard (Indoor)

$9.55/hour; part-time, temporary positions; Parks and Recreation seeks several individuals available to work on-call hours at the indoor pool in the James City/Williamsburg Community Center. Experience related to safety and pool chemistry, current certifications for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR required.

Previous experience as a Lifeguard, current Certified Pool Operators or Aquatic Facility Operators, certified First Responders, or Emergency Medical Technicians preferred. Post-offer criminal history and sex offender check and drug screening required. Applicants must be able to work flexible schedules on an as needed basis.

Accepting applications until midnight (EST) 1/30/2016 or until positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED December 2)

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Augusta County

Augusta

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
COUNTY OF AUGUSTA, VIRGINIA

The County of Augusta is accepting applications for the position of Director of Community Development. The County of Augusta is centrally located in the historic and scenic Shenandoah Valley at the juncture of I-81 and I-64. The County has a population of 74,642. The community is rural/suburban with a high quality of life. Excellent medical, recreation and public school facilities are available.

The Director of Community Development directs the County’s community development activities including planning, zoning, engineering services and building inspections; oversees the development, interpretation and enforcement of the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances and related environmental codes; and directs the development, preparation, and maintenance of the Comprehensive Plan.

The preferred candidate will have graduated from an accredited college or university with extensive work in planning, engineering, management or related field supplemented by a Masters degree in a related field and considerable experience in community development and management. The starting salary is $80,979; salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications. Benefits are excellent.

County application can be downloaded from our website at www.co.augusta.va.us.

Send inquires, county application and resumes to
Augusta County Human Resources Office
Attention: Faith Duncan, Human Resources Director
County of Augusta
P. O. Box 590
Verona, VA 24482-0590
Tel: 540.245.5617; Fax: 540.245.5175
No later than Monday, January 4, 2016.
We are an EEO employer.

(POSTED December 1)

 

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Stafford County

Stafford

STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Stafford County, Virginia (139,992), a rapidly growing, premier community located forty minutes south of the nation’s capital of Washington, DC, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the County’s first Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

The Chief Technology Officer will serve as the Director, and ‘super’ information officer, of the County’s Information Technology department and be responsible for directing the operations of the programs and staff of the department. The Information Technology department provides service in the major areas of Network Services, Operations, Applications and GIS and and serves to provide hardware and software information systems, GIS and other technologies that enable County departments to accomplish their respective missions and to provide departmental personnel with information relative to their operations, support strategic planning, promote effective resource management, enhance customer service and promote internal and external communications. The Chief Technology Officer will be responsible for continuous monitoring of current technology to ensure the County remains on the ‘cutting edge’; working with the County’s economic development team to meet new demands; working with other County departments to centralize technology functions; and fostering innovation through experimentation as it relates to identifying emerging technologies.
In addition, the incumbent will provide focused, forward thinking leadership to the department through planning, coordinating and evaluating existing programs and activities of the department and developing a cohesive and aggressive team. This position reports to the County Administrator and is responsible for advising the County Administrator, Deputy County Administrators, Board of Supervisors, residents and government departments on matters relating to information technology, security and privacy.

Minimum requirements for the position include a master’s degree in information technology or related field and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in a Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer or Director of Information Technology role, within a complex and diverse organization which values technology as a tool for efficiency and support. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for creative and forward-looking candidates. Competitive candidates should possess broad knowledge of the information technology industry, information technology trends and the costs and benefits of different technologies. In addition, successful candidates should be able to communicate complex information technology concepts, management principles and strategic objectives effectively across all professional levels. Past experience in establishing effective and productive working relationships with employees and appointed and elected officials, knowledge in applying principles of organizational strategic planning and the ability to delegate and achieve results through others is also required.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon the individual’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is December 31, 2015. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Stafford County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria and finalists should be interviewed in Stafford in January 2016. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@waters-company.com.

Stafford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 1)

 

PARKS CARETAKER
Frederick County

Frederick

PARKS CARETAKER
Parks & Recreation

The successful applicant will:

• Performs skilled work in caring for and maintaining the County’s park building and grounds.
• Mows, trims, seeds, and sods turf areas;
• Operates the Department’s Vehicles and Equipment;
• Assists in turf maintenance and irrigation program;
• Plants and maintains bedding plants, shrubs and trees;
• Inspects and maintains playground areas; Performs building and grounds maintenance work as required;
• Performs janitorial duties as required and supervises custodial/maintenance tasks of subordinate personnel;
• Repairs drives and walkways, fencing and gates;
• Opens and secures park and facilities as required;
• Assists in electrical and plumbing repairs as needed;
• Assists in rough carpentry, and painting;
• Assists in repairing equipment and vehicles;
• Prepares athletic fields for school and recreational activities;
• Performs pool maintenance as required;
• Maintains records of work performed, time and materials spent and equipment utilized;
• Supervises part-time labor.

Attributes for the position:

• Graduation from High School or Vocational School;
• Possess valid driver’s license;
• Some experience in building and grounds maintenance and, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers and the ability to deal politely and professionally with the general public.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

• Full Time Position; Starting Salary for the position is $25,800;
• General County Application with resume must be submitted.

County benefits include:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Life Insurance
• Virginia Retirement System
• Paid Time Off
• Optional Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, and Life Insurances

Application available on our website: www.fcva.us
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED December 1)