County Employment

SEPTEMBER 2016

DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION
City of Buena Vista

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Director of Parks and Recreation

The City of Buena Vista is seeking a Director of Parks and Recreation. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and creative professional to promote and be a steward of the day to day outdoor experience of a 352 acre park fronting along the Maury River in Buena Vista, Virginia. This year the park was host to 23 music venues, including festivals from Blue Grass to Beach Music. Camping is available at 52 designated sites and Rally Field accommodates over 250 camping units for our larger festival events. The facility of Glen Maury Park is designed to host large festivals. It also has available several shelters and pavilions that can host a diverse range of family and group outings.
The outdoor experience the Buena Vista region provides is paramount to the Glen Maury Park as the recreation hub for this area. Buena Vista’s close proximity and designations as Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian Trail communities adds to the quality of life and outdoor experience opportunities for our park and City. Other park amenities that support adult and youth athletics are the Laurel Park youth ball field complex, Buddy Secrist Field and Camden Field. All of these athletic facilities offer lighting, concessions and rest rooms. A swim complex with concessions, bathhouse and picnic area enhances the park experience and the Olympic size pool is the center piece of the swimming experience. These facilities are available to a wide array of users including Rockbridge Area Recreation Association that provides youth sports programs for Rockbridge County and the Cities of Buena Vista and Lexington.
The Director of Parks and Recreation position will play the leadership role in the facilitation and recruitment of outdoor events and activities. The park system is primary maintained by the City Public Works Department, so coordination of park maintenance is an important aspect of this position. This position will have the opportunity to maintain and expand on the future success of our park and recreation experiences.
The preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business, Parks and Recreation Administration, or accepted related field. Experience in Business and/or Public Management with an emphasis on Parks and recreation; Principals and planning of Parks and Recreation and event or festival planning. The Salary range based on experience is $42,000 to $48,000, including benefits. The Director of Parks and Recreation job description can be obtained on the City of Buena Vista web page.

Please send a completed resume and a Commonwealth of Virginia application for employment to Mr. Jay Scudder, City Manager, City of Buena Vista, ATTN: DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION, 2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 no later than November 4, 2016.

Open until filled. EOE.

(POSTED September 29)

 

PARK AIDE
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Park Aide – Work As Required

Part-time Limited Hours: No set number of hours per week; hours and days worked may vary from week to week and will include holidays and weekends.
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of tasks in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the County parks to provide a safe environment for visitors; performs related work as required.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs
EOE M/F/D

(POSTED September 29)

 

PLANNER II OR III
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Planner II or III

Hiring Salary Range: $42,606 or higher ~ Depends on Qualifications
This position offers career ladder advancement.

Performs professional work in the Planning Division of the County’s Department of Planning and Zoning to help ensure the orderly growth and efficient administration of public resources. Employee must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in all phases of work. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public, County officials, and other governmental agencies. Reports to the Director of Planning and Zoning.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs
EOE M/F/D

(POSTED September 29)

 

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & GIS
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Director of Information Technology & GIS

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

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs
EOE M/F/D

(POSTED September 29)

 

CLINICIAN (LCSW OR LPC) CHILD & ADOLESCENT OUTPATIENT
Hanover County

Hanover

Clinician (LCSW or LPC) Child & Adolescent Outpatient

The Hanover County Community Services Board is seeking a licensed (LCSW or LPC) Clinician to work with children and adolescents (age 3 -18) in an outpatient setting. Experience with play and expressive therapies desirable. The Clinician will work with a large caseload of clients designated as Seriously Emotionally Disturbed in a CSB setting, providing individual and family therapy, as well as case management services.

The incumbent will also complete VICAP assessments, and mental health assessment and may be involved in group facilitation. The work schedule will include one late night until 9:00pm required, with the ability to flex this time during the week as arranged with supervisor. General work hours will be 8:30am -5:00pm Monday – Friday with one late night. Master’s degree in related field required with at least six (6) months of clinical experience and licensure (LCSW or LPC) is required.

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

EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED September 28)

 

DIRECTOR OF TOURISM
Bedford County

Bedford

Director of Tourism

The Director of Tourism will be responsible for rebuilding their own program in a manner consistent with present-day tourism program practices and will develop our program into a regional, state, and national leader.

Examples of key responsibilities include:

•Developing and implementing a marketing program including branding, logos, and advertising based on re-search into the proper and most strategic audiences, maximizing the County’s return on investment
•Creating partnerships with tourism stakeholders to leverage marketing opportunities to promote the tourism industry in the county
•Creating marketing tools that take advantage of print and digital media opportunities to positively promote area attractions
•Representing the County with local, regional, state, and national tourism organizations to coordinate the ex-change of information regarding the County’s tourism industry
•Providing professional recommendation to County Administration and the Board of Supervisors regarding actions and policies that drive the growth of our tourism industry
•Developing and implementing an analysis plan to determine the success of each marketing initiative
•Creating and managing events that leverage the various tourist attractions in the county
•Continuing to grow as a professional by participating in professional development activities

While we have some components of a tourism program in place, the new Director will be responsible for building a program that is developed from new partnerships, new ideas, and new strategies to bring as many people to Bedford County as is possible. We hope to fill this position with a creative, thoughtful, and community-minded professional that recognizes Bedford’s many attributes and drives the program to even further success.

The official description for this position is found at http://www.co.bedford.va.us/Res/Jobs/jobs.asp

Qualified applicants should forward the County of Bedford application, resume, and cover letter to:

Dawn Fields, Human Resources Manager
dfields@bedfordcountyva.gov
122 E. Main Street, Suite 202
Bedford, Virginia 24523
540.586.7601 ext. 1309

http://www.bedfordcountyva.gov

The application deadline is October 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

We welcome portfolio submissions upon request for an interview.

Bedford County is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity throughout its organization. Reasonable ADA accommodations will be provided upon request.

(POSTED September 27)

 

GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SCHOOLS JOB FAIR
Fauquier County

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FAUQUIER COUNTY
Government & Public Schools
JOB FAIR

 Thursday, October 13, 2016
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Lord Fairfax Community College
6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187

Speak with representatives about current & future opportunities!
Mark your calendar today!

For more information call 540.422.8300
To apply online and view full job descriptions,
visit http://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov

(POSTED September 27)

 

LIBRARY DIRECTOR
Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg

Library Director

Duties: Serves as the administrative officer to the Library Board. Advises the Board on Library issues and matters of policy including implementation of said policies and goals as set by the Board. Develops the proposed budget and works with County Administration.

Knowledge and Skills: Extensive knowledge of professional library service including library automation systems. Excellent presentation and writing skills as well as communication and organizational skills are needed. Ability to manage employees over several locations and work in a collaborative management team. Ability to work well with the public and others in the profession, including the various Friends of the Library organizations.

Education and Experience: Minimum Qualifications: M.L.S. from an ALA accredited Library School, eligible for certification by the State Library Board. Three years professional experience in library administration and/or supervision.

Employment applications and a complete job description may be obtained from and returned to:

Office of the County Administrator
Goode Bank Building
350 Washington Street
oydton, Virginia 23917
434.738.6191

Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016.

(POSTED September 27)

 

CHILDREN'S SERVICE ACT COORDINATOR
Fluvanna County

Fluvanna

Children’s Service Act Coordinator – #1351

The County of Fluvanna, VA is seeking a full-time Children’s Services Act (CSA) coordinator. Duties include: Primary program administrative support for CSA functions in the County. The Coordinator performs responsible, professional, and administrative work coordinating the CSA program, preparing and maintaining files and records, reviewing and processing bills for payment of services, and handling sensitive, confidential, possibly contentious and controversial information. Serves as a liaison between CSA and various other local and state agencies. Performs work under the general supervision of the Deputy County Administrator with latitude for independent judgement.

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in public administration or human services, as well as a minimum of five years’ experience in increasingly responsible administrative work. Prefer administrative work experience in government functions.

Please go to www.fluvannacounty.org for full job description.

Salary range $19.25 per hour ($40,040 annually) plus benefits, DOQ. Position open until filled.

Submit a County application, resume, cover letter, and references jobs@fluvannacounty.org.
Applications are available at the county website, www.fluvannacounty.org .

EOE

(POSTED September 26)

 

PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT
Fluvanna County

Fluvanna

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

The Fluvanna Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office seeks a full-time paralegal/legal assistant.   The ideal candidate must possess a professional demeanor, demonstrate excellent communication skills and attention to detail and be able to work with minimal supervision.   Prior experience in a prosecutor’s office or criminal law firm is required.

Duties will include file preparation and organization, legal research and writing, VCIN operation, preparation of court documents including but not limited to jury instructions, indictments, motions, orders and other legal correspondence.  Position will also provide back-up for administrative assistant.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.  Criminal background check will be required.  Salary range beginning at $18.00 per hour (annually $37,440) plus benefits. DOQ.

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

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

EOE

(POSTED September 26)

 

TRANSIT BUS OPERATOR
James City County

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Transit Bus Operator

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking Operators to provide safe transportation and excellent customer service to residents and visitors of the Williamsburg area. Starting wage of $13.85 per hour, plus paid training, and excellent Part-Time County 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.

Requirements: 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 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 September 26)

 

UTILITY ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE
James City County

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Utility Account Representative

$28,538 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City Service Authority (JCSA) Customer Service seeks an individual to perform responsible administrative and fiscal work assisting new and existing customers in JCSA’s water/sewer connection and billing/payment processes.

Responsibilities: Process customer billing for services provided by JCSA/Hampton Roads Utility Billing Service (HRUBS). Issue receipts for payments and maintain a cash drawer to include preparing and verifying bank deposits; calculate and process payments for water/sewer tap fees on new construction and other incidental fees. Operates, gathers data, and monitors Hansen Infrastructure Management System, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, and multilevel Geographic Information System (GIS) software programs. Responds to emergency and non-emergency service related phone calls, e-mails, and work orders from staff and inquiries from the public. Maintains status and location of all work units to provide the most effective response to public inquiries and emergencies.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, preferably supplemented by college level courses in accounting or business management; and, some experience working in utility billing or accounts receivable/payable including experience involving public contact and customer service. Knowledge of data entry, automated financial recordkeeping systems, and various microcomputer software packages; standard office procedures, practices, and equipment; and principles and processes for providing customer service.

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 September 26)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
James City County

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Administrative Assistant

$12.76 / hour On-Call

James City County Social Services seeks an individual to perform responsible work supporting staff, drafting and editing various reports and documents, maintaining databases, providing customer service, and assisting with daily operations.

Responsibilities: Perform program support responsibilities requiring general procedural knowledge of Social Services programs offered to citizens. Prepare and issue EBT vault cards as authorized in a timely manner; review activity reports related to non-receipt of EBT cards; review and maintain internal action forms; manage EBT card inventory and prepare associated monthly reports. Answer switchboard and route telephone calls to appropriate parties. Communicate with patrons and schedule appointments for clients; direct inquiries to the proper source; answer questions within context of policies and procedures; encourage the clients to apply on-line for benefits through CommonHelp website; assist patrons with Workforce Development computer process. Serve as records manager. Scans documents using SharePoint and DMIS software.Serve as a purchasing clerk and manage the supply room; reserve rooms/meeting space for staff and citizens.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; some experience in general clerical work. Considerable knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment, and clerical techniques; general office computer software and associated equipment. Ability to maintain moderately complex records and ensure their confidentiality; work under pressure and meet deadlines; resolve problems and complaints; understand and interpret policies and procedures.
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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 September 26)

 

UTILITY LOCATOR
James City County

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Utility Locator

$15,340 / year or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits (20 hours / week)

James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible technical work in locating existing James City Service Authority (JCSA) underground utilities. Locating is performed in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia “Miss Utility” program.

Responsibilities: Use engineering drawings, computers, GIS programs, and specialized electronic equipment to locate existing JCSA underground utilities as required by the Miss Utility laws and regulations. Provide input and suggestions for revisions to JCSA and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) Regional Standards and specifications. Assist utility companies, contractors, developers, land owners, general public, and JCSA personnel in locating existing JCSA underground utilities and acts as point of contact for Miss Utility tickets. Use independent judgment, experience, and analysis to locate untraceable JCSA underground utilities. Record location of existing utilities on blueprints, maps, and electronic devices. Coordinate and document requests for markings from “Miss Utility” and maintains computerized “Miss Utility” System. Assist in the preparation of as-built drawings, and corrects and updates existing as-built drawings, based on field observations.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; supplemented by courses in engineering or construction; and two years of experience in utility or cable construction, or related field. Valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based upon James City County’s criteria. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and maps. Ability to operate specialized electronic locating equipment, audio equipment, and computer equipment.

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 September 26)

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Frederick County

Frederick

Maintenance Technician
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

The successful applicant will:

•Perform maintenance and minor repairs of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems;
•Perform minor electrical and plumbing repairs;
•Inspects, maintains and performs minor repairs of the Detention Center’s power generation systems;
•Installs and repairs both mechanical and automated lock and high security control systems;•
•Maintains the facility’s security surveillance system;
•Conducts maintenance and repair of the Detention Center’s intercom and public address systems;
•Maintains and repairs the facility’s commercial kitchen and laundry equipment;
•Supervises the non-technical activities of contractor personnel assigned work within the Detention Center;
•Maintains strict accountability and control of tools and equipment;
•Reads and interprets the Detention Center’s blueprints and other design schematics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Ability to work in environment susceptible to some degree of risk to personal safety in an inherently stressful environment;
•Thorough knowledge of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems;
•Basic carpentry and welding skills required;
•Knowledge of high security locks and electronic surveillance systems;
•Knowledge of basic security procedures and equipment accountability procedures;
•Ability to receive and monitor the performance/conduct of contractor visitors;
•Ability to enforce safety and security procedures;
•Ability to read and analyze drawings and schematics.

Education/Experience:

•Three (3) years’ experience in building and/or equipment maintenance preferred;
•Graduation from high school or certification of high school equivalency required, supplemented by specific vocational training in work area.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•Position is primarily Monday – Friday 0800hrs-1600hrs, however sporadic weekends and holidays may be required;
Public Safety Application must be completed, in full, for position consideration;
•Salary Range: $32,300 – $51,700, dependent on experience and/or qualifications;
Position will remain opened 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

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 September 22)

 

INMATE SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST
Frederick County

Frederick

Inmate Services Program Specialist
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

Responsibilities include:

•Identification of inmates with employment, life skills, and/or substance abuse deficits and determines client education, training and/or counseling needs;
•Assistance in the coordination of enrollment in rehabilitation, education and vocational programs;
•Develops and maintains effective working relationships with social and social services agencies for the purposes of assisting inmates;
•Conducts group and individual counseling;
•Conducts formal life skills classes to include Anger Management; Effective Parenting; and Financial Management;
•Conducts Pre-Release education and training;
•Solicits and coordinates volunteer support of Jail Programs;
•Assists in the development and coordination of Inmate Services Program policy and activities;
•Maintains statistics on inmate program participation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Ability to effectively communicate with inmates, staff and public;
•Ability to report clearly both orally and in writing;
•Excellent knowledge and skills in interpersonal communications essential.

Education/Experience:

•Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral Sciences study is preferred;
•Equivalent combination of experience and education, in an applicable field, may be substituted for degree requirement;
•Two (2) years’ experience in vocational education or counseling required.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•Position is full-time Monday – Friday, 8:00a – 4:00p;
•Salary Range: $36,800 – $58,800, dependent on experience and/or qualifications;
•Position will remain opened until filled;
•Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center Application (NRADC) must be completed, in full, for position consideration. Resume only submissions will not be reviewed for position consideration.

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 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 September 22)

 

VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM OFFICE ASSISTANT
Frederick County

Frederick

Victim/Witness Program Office Assistant

Responsibilities include:

•Responsible for assisting victim/witness Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator in administering the Victim / Witness program to include direct services and clerical support;
•Provides written materials to victims and witnesses which explain how to obtain services;
•Assists victims in completing victim’s compensation applications;
•Maintains a system to assist victims in minimizing unnecessary trips to court;
•Provides victims with information and assistance to facilitate the judicial process;
•Provides accompaniment to court;
•Assists victims in completing various forms and requests;
•Assists victims in seeking restitution by providing information;
•Coordinates direct services to crime victims;
•Performs administrative and clerical functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Familiarity with the state and local criminal justice system;
•Familiarity with case management;
•Ability to assist clients by providing information, to perform complex clerical tasks, to work effectively with people;
•Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and security of records and follow complex procedures;
•Skilled in communicating clearly in both oral and written form;
•Ability to use a personal computer, specifically with word processing and Microsoft Office Suite.

Education/Experience:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by secretarial, clerical, and computer experience performed in a professional environment;
•Completion of some college coursework towards Associates Degree in related field preferred.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•Position is full-time Monday – Friday, 8:30a – 5:00p;
•Salary Range: $29,500-$47,100, dependent on experience and/or qualifications;
•General Application must be completed, in full, for position consideration;
•Position will remain opened 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 September 22)

 

PART-TIME LABORER
Frderick County

Frederick

Part-time Laborer

Responsibilities include:

•Operation of a trash compactor and other baling/compactor equipment;
•Traffic control at convenience site;
•Polices refuse and recycling collection areas;
•General upkeep of convenience site and landfill grounds, including but not limited to litter control, fence mending, mowing, raking and snow and ice removal;
•Performs minor preventative maintenance of equipment;
•Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets;
•Paints buildings and equipment;
•Assembles equipment;
•Loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, chemicals and other materials, tools and equipment;
•Digs shallow trenches and ditches, cleans and repairs catch basins;
•Assists with traffic control and off-loading during special events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Ability to perform manual labor;
•Ability to operate small engine equipment including but not limited to mowers, weed eaters, etc.;
•Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions;
•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 including holiday/weekends;
•Individual must be reliable and dependable.

Education/Experience:

•Must be 18 or older to apply, some high school education preferred;
•Prior experience in the operation and maintenance of related equipment;
•Valid Virginia Driver’s License.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•General Application must be completed, in full, for position consideration;
•Position is Part-Time, no benefits, $10/hour. Approximately 28 hours per week;
•Position will remain opened until filled.

 

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 September 22)

 

CSA ACCOUNT SPECIALIST
Frederick County

Frederick

Children’s Services Act Account Specialist
Children’s Service Act (CSA)

Frederick County Government is seeking applicants for a Children’s Services Act Account Specialist to perform financial, administrative, and clerical work pertinent to the department’s function to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities include:

•Data entry into client management information system;
•Generate and monitor vendor purchase orders, and process invoices and payments as they relate to client services, to include assessing family co-payments;
•Establish and Maintain contracts and vendor files;
•Maintain Family Assessment and Planning Team meeting schedule and meeting agendas;
•Prepare Community Policy Management Team agenda, attend meetings and prepare meeting minutes;
•Maintain database and CSA case files;
•General filing;
•Processing incoming and outgoing mail;
•Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Superior knowledge and use of standard office practices and procedures;
•Possession of exceptional organizational skills;
•Ability to maintain schedules, disperse, monitor and prioritize work load;
•Possess strong communication skills;
•Ability to work independently with little supervision;
•Superior knowledge and use of business English, spelling and mathematics;
•Possess superior computer skills, using various programs; Proficient in the use of standard office equipment;
•Ability to compose complex correspondence and other materials independently, or from marginal notes or drafts;
•Ability to follow complex oral and written instruction and the ability to produce, maintain and file complex records and reports;
•Ability to serve as liaison with other departments, agencies and vendors.  Attend meetings, report and disseminate information from such meetings;
•Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
•Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with co-workers, agencies, officials and vendors and possess professional telephone etiquette.

Education/Experience:

•Considerable financial, clerical, and computer experience performed in a similar, professional environment required;
•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a junior college, supplemented by extensive financial, secretarial, clerical and computer experience performed in a professional environment;
•Applicable experience or continued education in approved courses may be substituted on a year-to-year basis for any or all degree/experience requirements.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•Position is primarily full-time Monday – Friday, however sporadic weekends and holidays may be required;
•General Application must be completed, in full, for position consideration;
•Salary Range: $32,300-$51,700, dependent on experience and/or qualifications;
•Position will remain opened 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 September 22)

 

POWER GENERATION MECHANIC
James City County

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Power Generation Mechanic

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

James City County Service Authority (JCSA) is seeking a skilled individual to perform advanced work in the maintenance and repair of power generation and associated control systems, including electrical and electronic subassemblies, microprocessor and variable frequency drives, and electro-mechanical applications.

Responsibilities: Service control application used in water and wastewater control systems, to include programming of automated systems. Perform complex maintenance, repairs, and installations of power generation equipment and related systems in well and lift station facilities to motor controllers, power distribution systems, generators, engines, and other associated mechanical systems. Redesign and rewire control systems in water production and wastewater collection facilities. Design, modify control circuits for new and relocated electrical equipment systems. Perform as diesel, gasoline and natural gas prime mover mechanic; including overseeing fuel system conditions and monitoring organics and contaminants.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma supplemented by vocational, technical, or trade school training in industrial electrical work, engine repair; extensive experience in the field of electro/mechanical maintenance and repair including maintenance and repair of industrial class motors and electrical systems, pumps, generators, and associated components. Must possess valid Journeyman Electrician License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia, or be able to demonstrate and verify appropriate knowledge level and experience. Must possess skills to include experience in control applications used in water and wastewater facilities, to include troubleshooting PLC and VFD software or hardware problems.

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 September 20)

 

PARK SUPERVISOR FULL TIME
James City County

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Park Supervisor Full Time

$28,538/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits; FULL-TIME position; includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

Are you skilled in responsibly managing daily parks and facilities operations including directing staff, assisting patrons, monitoring activities, and maintaining cleanliness? Then James City County Parks and Recreation want you to join our team!

Responsibilities: Supervise assigned staff at multiple parks, including selection, performance management, employee relations, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities. Prepare weekly staff schedules for Customer Assistants. Maintain timesheets and leave records, approve leave requests and schedule changes. Oversee and accountable for cash control; closing out registers; verify cash drawers, complete deposit sheets, and submit money and documentation to division’s fiscal technician. Open and close parks; enforces park rules to ensure compliance. Maintain park cleanliness: empty trash, pick up litter, clean rest rooms and shelters; and inspect park to help insure safe and proper conduct of patrons.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; considerable experience involving extensive public contact preferably in a park and/or public facility, including supervisory experience; and some cash handling experience. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria. 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, Child, and Adult).

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/30/2016.

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

(POSTED September 20)

 

WATA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR
James City County

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WATA Information Technology Administrator

$47,424-$55,000/year + Full-Time County Benefits including holidays, health & dental, life insurance, and retirement.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking an individual to perform responsible technical work involving the effective use of computers and servers within WATA’s network environment. The incumbent will function as the Authority’s technician for the assembly, installation, and troubleshooting of computers, servers, mobile devices, ancillary equipment, related software, and transit related equipment.

Responsibilities: Provide Help Desk support and training to employees to include telephone, email, remote tools, and computer hardware and software including peripherals, network connectivity, and software use. Manage and maintain IT inventory of hardware, software and licenses, including preventive maintenance of all hardware and software. Install networks including operating systems, virtualization machines, servers, wireless access routers; repairs network wiring when required. Configure new hardware and software for Authority’s network environment; performs network installation and administration to include operating systems, and switches/routers; maintains SharePoint applications and maintenance of databases. Monitor the status of computer equipment across the network domain to anticipate potential hardware failure or decreased performance; troubleshoots problems with existing computer hardware and software and network operation. Deploys software and software patches using remote tools such as WSUS.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience  equivalent to an associate’s degree in computer science or related field and experience working with personal computers, setting up and maintaining local area networks. Considerable network/server architecture experience (LAN, DHCP, IP, Active Directory, VPN). Thorough knowledge of the effective use of networking, computers, related equipment, and standard software, including Microsoft OS (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), Adobe, MS Office Suites, VMWare ESXi/ESX. Knowledge/experience with SBS Server 2011, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012 R2, SQL 2008, Exchange 2010/2013, SharePoint 2010. Experience with Cisco switches/firewalls and iOS, mobile devices and related technology. Thorough knowledge of IP Based Telephony systems (ex. Avaya, Cisco, Nortel). Ability to quickly learn new bus/transit technology to include AVL and ITS system; make  decisions and recommendations in accordance with established policies and procedures; learn new technical skills and apply them effectively.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm (EST) October 7, 2016 or, until 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 September 20)

 

WATER DISTRIBUTION APPRENTICE
James City County

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Water Distribution Apprentice

$26,540/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits (2 Positions Available)

James City County Service Authority seeks two individuals to perform responsible manual labor in the maintenance, repair and construction of the water and wastewater systems.

 

Responsibilities: Work with a crew performing manual labor installing, repairing and maintaining infrastructure. Operate or learn to operate heavy equipment, including a backhoe and excavator. Serve as the confined space attendant for no potential, low potential, and hazardous atmosphere environments, and employees associated Lockout/Tagout Procedures. Perform administrative tasks such as work orders, mapping infrastructure, and hydrant measurements. Flag and control traffic in accordance with State regulations.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; some experience in the maintenance and repair of underground utilities. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based upon James City County’s criteria; valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class A, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Some knowledge of the safe and effective use of hand and power tools.

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 September 20)

 

SENIOR ELECTRICAL FACILITIES TECHNICIAN
James City County

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Senior Electrical Facilities Technician

$35,477 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City County General Services seeks and individual to perform experienced electrical work including installation, maintenance, and repair work on electrical wiring systems, controls, and machinery in all county facilities.

Responsibilities: Install electrical layouts for minor construction and renovation projects for county building structures and facilities; install electrical conduit; connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment; install control distribution apparatus; connect power cables to equipment and install grounding leads. Diagnose electrical malfunctions using appropriate test instruments and diagnostic procedures; repair malfunctions; and test electrical equipment for safety and efficiency. Perform various electrical projects such as ridged, electrical metallic tubing (EMT) and poly vinyl chloride (PVC) conduit installation; installation of control panels and motor controls including proper sizing of items. Test continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety for all components; observe functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustment, relocation, or replacement; repair faulty equipment or systems; assist with inspection of circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires system according to building codes and safety regulations. Perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance tasks on generators; bring existing electrical systems up to code and energy saving standards.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or equivalent; and extensive work experience in the electrical trades. Must possess Journeyman Electrical License or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date. Must possess a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Ability to read and understand technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 11/07/2016.

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

(POSTED September 20)

 

WASTEWATER FACILITIES APPRENTICE
James City County

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Wastewater Facilities Apprentice

$26,540/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks an individual to assist with work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the JCSA’s wastewater collection facilities to include related wastewater mechanical equipment.

Responsibilities: Learn to perform daily inspections of wastewater facilities on assigned route, record various readings, pump run times and performance parameters. Learn to test and monitor the operation of pumps and motors, start and exercise generators, check fluid levels, and perform basic wet and dry well cleanings at facilities. Learn to perform maintenance tasks such as oil changes, electrical inspections, cooling system changes, vibration and temperature analysis. Learn to perform preventive maintenance within their route, i.e., oil changes, fuel injection system services, electrical inspections, cooling system changes, and vibration and temperature analysis. Serve as the confined space attendant for no potential, low potential, and hazardous atmosphere environments, and associated Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; some experience in the field of mechanical maintenance and repair preferred. Some knowledge of the safe and effective use of hand and power tools.

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 September 20)

 

PARK SUPERVISOR PART-TIME
James City County

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Park Supervisor Part-Time

$17,836/yr or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits (Part-Time, 25 Hours/Wk)

James City County Parks and Recreation seeks and individual to perform responsible work managing the daily operation of parks and facilities including directing staff, assisting patrons, monitoring activities, and maintaining cleanliness.

Responsibilities: Responsible for the effective supervision of assigned staff at multiple parks, including selection, performance management, employee relations, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities. Prepare weekly staff schedules for Customer Assistants. Oversee cash control; close out cash register, verify cash drawers, complete deposit sheets, and submit money and documentation to division’s fiscal technician. Assist customers at the counter and over the telephone. Open and close park; enforce park rules to ensure compliance. Maintain cleanliness of park; perform minor repairs and maintenance to equipment, grounds, and any park structures. Assist in marketing and promoting programs for parks by writing press releases and updating bulletin boards and seasonal brochures.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; considerable experience involving extensive public contact preferably in a park and/or public facility, including supervisory experience; and some cash handling experience. Knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. 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 six months of hire, certification in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Professional Rescuers (Infant, Adults, and Child).

Accepting applications until 11/16/2016 or until 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 September 20)

 

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER/ANALYST
Fairfax County

Fairfax

Real Estate Appraiser/Analyst

SALARY:   $34.78 – $57.96 Hourly |$2,782.14 – $4,636.91 Biweekly | $72,335.54 – $120,559.71 Annually
Pay Grade:   S29
LOCATION:   FX. CTY. GOVERNMENT CENTER, 12000 GOVERNMENT CENTER PKWY., FAIRFAX (EJ32)
OPENING DATE:   09/17/16
CLOSING DATE:    09/30/16 05:00 PM
POSTING TYPE: Open to General Public

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:

Position may be Underfilled as a Senior Real Estate Appraiser (Grade S25); the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Plans, organizes, supervises and controls the annual real property assessment program for a defined area of the county. May supervise the assessment of either commercial or residential real property. This includes all work activity for the appraisal section (e.g., land and improvement review, revenue forecasting activities, new construction, permits, zoning, appeals and Board of Equalization cases) to assist in completing the annual assessments program. Provides analysis and documented support for trends in real estate market activity and attends BOE meetings as county representative; prepares detailed appraisal data in defense of contested assessments and testifies in Circuit Court as an expert witness. Provides major property type research, analysis and documented support trends in real estate market activity such as cap rate analysis to assist in ongoing revenue forecasting. Supervises and reviews appraisals made by subordinate appraisers as well as appraisal review for County purchases, litigation and Clerk of the Circuit Court. Works with the County Attorney’s Office on public/private partnerships which include taxable leaseholds. Completes Route 28, Dulles Rail I and II tax buyouts. Completes non-residential FOIA’s. Reviews Real Estate Tax Exemption applications for recommendations to the Assistant Director. Trains new Senior Real Estate Appraisers. Answers i-Respond and DTARED emails. Creates reports and assists staff with our reporting system.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

•Participates in planning and scheduling all work activity for the appraisal section (e.g., land and improvement review, revenue forecasting activities, new construction, permits, zoning, appeals and Board of Equalization cases) to assist in completing the annual assessments program;
•Maintains logs and detailed records of all workload assignments;
•Monitors the accuracy and completeness of the real estate database and makes recommendations to improve the quality of data;
•Assists in developing the division’s annual operating and training budgets;
•Provides analysis and documented support for trends in real estate market activity to assist in ongoing revenue forecasting;
•Supervises and reviews appraisals made by subordinate appraisers;
•Prepares detailed appraisal data in defense of contested assessments and testifies in Circuit Court as an expert witness;
•Trains new Real Estate Appraisers;
•Makes presentations to the Board of Equalization;
•Makes presentations to citizens/public groups and associations to advise of current trends in real estate assessments Under direction of Assistant Director, reviews administrative appeals;
•Under direction of Assistant Director, attends BOE meetings as county representative.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•Considerable knowledge of local government tax assessment principles, practices and procedures in Virginia;
•Knowledge of the principles, laws and methods of real property appraisal for tax assessments purposes;
•Ability to review facts related to appeal cases;
•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
•Ability to maintain effective working relationship with County officials, staff and citizens;
•Ability to make on site inspections of real property.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree; plus five years of increasingly responsible experience in the appraisal of real property for tax assessment purposes, including 2 years of experience equivalent to the Senior Real Estate Appraiser level.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal history record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least 5 years experience in appraisal of real property for tax assessment purposes, at least 2 of which at the senior appraiser level. Certified General Appraisal License or Designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (CAE), the Appraisal Institute (MAI, SRA), or American Society of Appraisers (ASA). Experience in mass appraisal for real estate assessments.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS: This vacancy may be filled by a less qualified applicant at the level of Senior Real Estate Appraiser (Grade S25) with an underfill agreement. The minimum requirements for this level are: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree; plus four years field experience in the appraisal of real property.  Applicants hired at this level will be noncompetitively promoted to the advertised level upon completion of an underfill agreement.  Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Senior Real Estate Appraiser.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to makes field inspections and measure real property improvements.   Duties can be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.

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.

If interested please CLICK HERE for more information and to apply.

EEO/AA/TTY.

(POSTED September 19)

 

FIREFIGHTER/EMS PROVIDER
Goochland County

Goochland

Firefighter/EMS Provider

The Goochland County Fire-Rescue Department will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMS Provider. Goochland County Fire-Rescue is an all hazard, full service, combination fire-rescue department. We currently operate out of 6 stations that are strategically positioned within the +/- 280 square miles of the county and serve a population of 22,500. Goochland County is located just west of Richmond, Virginia and is home to several Fortune 500 and nationally known companies.

Applicants will be scheduled to take the written entrance examination which will be used to establish an eligibility list that may be used to fill future full and part-time vacancies. The written examination which evaluates both firefighting as well as pre-hospital emergency care is the first phase of the entrance process. A passing score of 70% must be achieved on the written exam in order to continue in the process. The written test consists of a series of multiple choice questions that are taken from the Firefighter I and II curriculum as well as the Commonwealth of Virginia EMT-B curriculum. Additional phases consist of physical agility testing and a panel interview.

Applicants must currently possess certification as FFI & II, EMT-B, Haz Mat 1st Responder Ops, and EVOC III as defined by the Commonwealth of Virginia or be able to obtain reciprocity. Applicants may apply at age 20 but must have reached their 21st birthday in order to be appointed.  Requires a valid VA Driver’s License and good driving record, a background investigation, medical evaluation, and pre-employment drug screen.

Individuals interested in sitting for the written entrance exam must complete an online application, found at www.goochlandva.us/231/Employment-Opportunities.  The hiring range is $40,917-$46,846.

The on-line application and copies of all applicable certifications must be submitted by October 14, 2016.

Goochland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED September 19)

 

HUMAN SERVICES ASSISTANT III
New Kent County

New Kent

Human Services Assistant III

New Kent County is seeking a Human Services Assistant III.  The person in this position will screen clients for benefits and services; assist with applications, evaluate and approve agency providers.  Schedules and coordinates appointments for clients to meet with benefit, employment or services staff.  Analyzes needs and coordinates resources in support of families/clients.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma supplemented with post-secondary coursework in appropriate areas. Considerable knowledge of:  principles and processes for providing customer and personal services (including customer needs assessment, meeting of quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.  Written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.  Some knowledge of laws, regulations, requirements and policies of Local, State, and Federal social, assistance and housing programs.

Must have a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license or able to obtain one upon employment.

Visit the New Kent County website, Employment Opportunities http://www.co.new-kent.va.us/
Or
See full Job Description and apply
: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

(POSTED September 19)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Essex County

Essex

County Administrator

Essex County (11,229), situated on the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, and consisting of over 261 square miles, invites applications from strong candidates to serve as the County’s next County Administrator.

The County operates with a four member Board of Supervisors who serves as the legislative body of the local government, with each member representing a different jurisdiction within the County and serving a four year term. The County Administrator is appointed by the Board and serves at the pleasure of the Board, carrying out the Board’s adopted policies, directing business procedures and overseeing day-to-day operations and activities of all County departments. Essex County is operating with a Fiscal Year 2017 General Fund budget of $21.6 million, which supports over 15 department areas ranging from economic development and facilities management to parks and recreation and building and zoning.

Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, economics, planning, finance or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. Considerable experience in public or private sector-management as chief or deputy chief administrative officer of a comparably sized community or organization is highly desired. Experience in maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels and interacting with various local, regional and state agencies is essential. Candidate should be able to present a confident image of the local government to the County staff and the community in conducting all facets of County business. The Board is seeking a County Administrator who will be a good steward of public funds, build solid working relationships both internal and external to the County and foster a ‘team’ environment with County staff members that welcomes staff feedback and participation.

A full profile describing the County and the Administrator’s position may be found at http://waters-company.com/wp-content/uploads/Essex-PROFILE-FINAL-2016-09-16.pdf.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Residency within the County within a reasonable time of appointment is preferred.

The application deadline is October 16, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company (W&C) website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by Essex County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com.

Essex County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 19)

 

FINANCE SUPERVISOR
Sussex County

Sussex

Finance Supervisor

The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of Finance Supervisor. Duties include the following: Plans, directs, supervises and participates in general accounting functions; assists the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors and other departments with the development and implementation of financial matters; organizes and directs the annual audit and the preparation of annual financial statements; prepares revenue forecasts and expenditure projections; directs the preparation of all reports of the fiscal condition of the County; helps other departments with the development and implementation of financial systems; advises officials on financial matters of the County; evaluates the work performance of subordinates; establishes and maintains financial and accounting systems for the County; oversees the preparation and maintenance of financial records and statements and related reports; handles landfill billing and records payments; attends Board of Supervisors meetings; performs related tasks as required.

Comprehensive knowledge of general laws and administrative policies governing financial practices and procedures; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and budgeting in government; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of a local government purchasing system; thorough knowledge of AS400 Accounting System; ability to evaluate complex financial systems and efficiently formulate and install accounting methods, procedures, forms and records; ability to prepare informative financial reports; ability to plan, organize, direct and evaluate the work of subordinate employees; ability to develop long range financial plans; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates and the general public. Other duties as assigned.

Possess an Associate’s Degree with experience in accounting and/or finance or major experience in accounting, finance, budgeting, business administration or related field and considerable experience in public finance administration.

Annual salary range:  $35,000.00 to $58,000.00.

Submit completed Virginia state application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99), cover letter, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to:
Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator 
Post Office Box 1397
20135 Princeton Road
Sussex, Virginia 23884
or e-mail sricks@sussexcountyva.com

State applications can be downloaded at www.virginia.gov or call 434.246.1000 to request that an application be emailed to you.

Deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m., Monday, October 10, 2016.  If mailing or hand delivering documents, please seal the envelope and clearly label “CONFIDENTIAL.” 

(POSTED September 15)

 

PLANNER
Bedford County

Bedford

Planner

Applications are being accepted for the position of Planner to work in the Community Development Office located in the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia.  The successful candidate will be a member of a professional planning team.  Performs intermediate professional work in the handling of a variety  of planning  assignments, focusing primarily on transportation;  does related work as required. Work is performed  under regular supervision.

Typical tasks serves as the County’s Transportation Planner; attends  MPO and other related local, regional, and State transportation meetings; ability to write grants and submit funding requests on behalf of Bedford County; Ability to serve as project manager for funding and grant requests; Participate in the Planner of the Day rotation; and Review land use applications; ensuring compliance with ordinances, statutes and regulations; providing professional planning services; gathering and analyzing data; providing staff support to boards and committees;  administering  ordinances; Reviews site plans, plot plans and plats for compliance with subdivision and zoning ordinance. Conducts field inspections of proposed areas of subdivision of land; assists with  maintaining the transportation element of the Comprehensive Plan; Consults with  County officials,  developers and engineers regarding permits,  approvals,  guidance  and explanations related to ordinances, rules, regulations and procedures; Attends  a variety  of  meetings  and  staff boards,  commissions  and  committees  relating  to planning, zoning and development issues; and performs related tasks as required.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or related field and land use and transportation planning experience. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database and basic GIS is required. Possession   of  an  appropriate   driver’s  license  valid   in  the  Commonwealth   of  Virginia. Possession  of the American Institute of Certified Planners is desirable, and Virginia certification as a Zoning Official is required.

Applications and job descriptions are available on our website
  www.co.bedford.va.us
and are also available from the
Bedford County Human Resources Department
Bedford County Administration Building
122 East Main Street, 2nd Floor
Bedford, VA 24523
540.586.7601

Starting salary range is $35,755.49 – $45,588.24 dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package.  Benefits include:  life, medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement, direct deposit, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Only interviewed candidates will be notified when position is filled.

EOE, ADA.

(POSTED September 15)

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
City of Staunton

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Economic Development Specialist

Bring your talent and creativity to the City of Staunton. The City of Staunton is seeking qualified, innovative candidates to serve as the Economic Development Specialist. The successful candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities related to the City’s economic development efforts, including administration of the Staunton Enterprise Zone program; lead responsibility for economic development marketing materials and publications, including the Economic Development website; lead responsibility for securing and administering Economic Development grants and; assists Development Director on special projects and other economic development activities. College degree in business, marketing, or related field or equivalent amount of training and experience required. Experience in research, organizing data, writing reports and/or grants and working with the public is strongly preferred.

Hiring range $45,000-$55,000. Start date on or around November 1, 2016.

Apply online at www.staunton.va.us.

This position is open until filledThe first round of applications should be received no later than October 7, 2016.  Subsequent screening of applications will occur as needed until the position is filled.

(POSTED September 15)

 

ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF
Fauquier County

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Assistant Fire Chief

This is an exciting opportunity to assist 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 assist with the overall planning, direction, and administration of fire, rescue and emergency services.  A Bachelor’s degree is required, from an accredited college with major course work in Fire Science and considerable fire, rescue, and emergency management administration experience.

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

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED September 14)

 

GIS ANALYST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Campbell County

Campbell 2016

GIS Analyst Community Development

The Campbell County Community Development Department is accepting applications for the position of GIS Analyst. Interested parties may apply and view the full job description by visiting: http://www.campbellcountyva.gov/194/Human-Resources

This job is open until filled; salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Campbell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED September 14)

 

SENIOR HVAC FACILITIES TECHNICIAN
James City County

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Senior HVAC Facilities Technician

$45,000 + 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.

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) 12/16/2016, 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 September 14)

 

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
James City County

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Senior Accountant

$44,104 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City County Financial Management Services seeks an individual to perform experienced accounting work preparing financial reports, and managing capital assets and grants for the County and its fiscal agencies.

Responsibilities:

•Develop policies and procedures, monitor grant compliance and reporting, and coordinate materials for Board action.

•Prepare monthly and annual financial reports for fiscal agencies.

•Compute, prepare and maintain all journal entries and schedules for the addition, disposal and depreciation of capital assets for the County and its fiscal agencies.

•Prepare complex schedules, research, analyze accounts, and other material necessary for preparation of financial statements, ledgers, reports, and taxes.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and considerable accounting experience using complex financial systems; local government accounting experience preferred.

•Considerable knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of accounting, tax, ledger recording, balancing, and financial reporting.

•Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and some knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements.

Please visit the James City County Career Center for a full job description

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST. 09/23/2016.Top of Form

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

(POSTED September 12)

 

UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT/UTILIZATION REVIEW SPECIALIST
Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania

Utilization Management/Utilization Specialist

Pittsylvania County is seeking to hire a full-time Utilization Management/ Utilization Review (UMUR) Specialist to join our team.  The candidate will perform a variety of duties in order to ensure compliance with state’s Children’s Services Act (CSA) law and annual Office of Comprehensive Services (OCS) audits. Responsible for the oversight of monitoring and review of service delivery quality, contract compliance, and policy compliance for services delivered under the Pittsylvania County CSA Program.  Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.

Summary:  Knowledge and ability to work with families and children. Experience working with public and private, non-profit and for-profit providers for children adolescent and adult services. Experience in case management, working with budgets, audits, and report preparation. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Education:  College graduate with a degree in Business Administration, Human Services, or related field or training/experience equivalent. Minimum of two years’ experience in an administrative role.

Salary: $33,790/ year with County benefits to include (health, dental, life insurance, retirement, vacation/sick leave and holidays).

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

Submission packet must include: County application, resume and cover letter.

DEADLINE: Open until filled. First review of applications – September 19, 2016.

Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED September 12)

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Goochland County

Goochland

Assistant Director of Financial Services

The County of Goochland is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Financial Services to perform complex professional administrative work supporting the accounting, budgeting and organization of financial activities for the County.  The position has direct responsibility for accounting, including reporting, grant administration, CAFR/audit completion and compliance, enterprise fund accounting, revenue analysis, and utility billing administration.

Essential Functions:

Prepares and maintains all accounting, financial reporting, and budgetary information for the County including preparing quarterly and annual financial and budget information that complies with applicable Federal, State, professional and technical accounting standards, and laws including compliance with GAAP, GASB regulations and requirements of the VA Auditor of Public Accounts.  Coordinates the compilation, preparation, implementation, and monitoring of the County’s Budget.  Establishes appropriate internal controls for financial transactions for the County.  Manages the external audit process, which includes compiling the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Comparative Cost Report.  Maintains debt, fixed assets, and grant records.  Participates in the formulation, recommendation, and implementation of financial policies.  In the absence of, may serve as the Director of Financial Services.  Will play a key role in the replacement of the County’s financial system software.  Supervises staff and performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Minimum Qualifications):

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work as a member of a team.  Knowledge of governmental accounting processes and principles.  Proven experience in establishing internal controls and reporting systems.  Ability to analyze accounting issues and authoritative literature, formulate recommendations, and implement and communicate technical changes and improvements as required.  Knowledge of automated financial systems and strong financial reporting skills.  Knowledge in payroll processing and governmental budgeting.  Must possess analytical and problem solving skills.

Education/Training:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (Master’s Degree and/or CPA preferred) and a minimum of three years’ experience in a complex accounting environment, preferably Virginia local governmental accounting; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Experience in preparing finished financial statements for audit purposes and local government budgets for consideration by the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.

The hiring salary range is $65,703 – $76,900, depending on qualifications.  An online Goochland County Employment Application is required for consideration of this position and is available at www.goochlandva.us/231/Employment-OpportunitiesThe position will be opened until filled.  A pre-employment drug screen and background investigation will be required.

Goochland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 12)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Dumfries, VA

Town of Dumfries

Town Manager

The Town of Dumfries, Virginia (5,750), a growing community set in Prince William County and Virginia’s oldest town, invites candidates to apply for the position of Town Manager.

The Town operates under the council-manager form of government, with the Town Council serving as the governing body of the Town and the Town Manager serving as the Chief Administrative Officer. The Town Manager, appointed by the Town Council, 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. The Town Manager oversees all Town departments which collectively provide a wide range of high quality services to the Town’s citizens. For Fiscal Year 2017, the Town is operating with a budget of $4.9 million and is supported by 28 full-time employees that provide services ranging from economic development to community services and police. The Town’s tax/revenue base is solid and has supported the Town’s programs while lowering property taxes, BPOL and fees levied on businesses.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance, planning or related field, with a master’s degree preferred. A minimum of five to seven years of public management experience as a chief administrative officer or in a responsible local government or private sector position is required.  Past experience must include familiarity in areas that include community services, revitalization, planning, public administration, finance, human resources and public relations. Experience blending the history of the community with new development and successfully balancing commercial and residential growth in a growing and redeveloping area is an important consideration. Designation as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is a plus. The full recruitment brochure may be found at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1076.

The salary for the position is negotiable, based upon qualifications and experience. An attractive benefits package is offered including participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, family medical insurance, provision of vehicle allowance for Town related business use only, professional dues and conference expenses. Residence required within or within a negotiated distance of the Town, with incentives provided for residency within the Town. The Town will reimburse moving expenses on a negotiated basis.

The application deadline is October 9, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé with salary history and five (5) professional references online by visiting Waters & Company website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company and the Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com.

The Town of Dumfries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 12)

 

TOWN ATTORNEY
Town of Dumfries, VA

Town of Dumfries

Town Attorney

The Town of Dumfries, Virginia (5,750), located in the eastern part of Prince William County in the Northern Virginia region of the Commonwealth, is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Town Attorney.

The Town Attorney, appointed by the Town Council, provides the Council, its boards and commissions, the Town Manager and other key staff professional legal representation and advice. In addition, the Town Attorney represents the Town and its agencies and departments in litigation before all courts and administrative bodies. The Town Attorney provides legal services typical of other Virginia towns, including right of way and easement preparation; preparation and review of Town contracts; advice on personnel matters, interpretation of various ordinances and policies; and guidance on procedural matters related to Council activities. The Town is governed by a seven-member Town Council, who serve four year terms, with the Town Manager serving as the Chief Administrative Officer. For Fiscal Year 2017, the Town is operating with a budget of $4.9 million and is supported by 28 full-time employees that provide services ranging from economic development to community services and police. The Town’s tax/revenue base is solid and has supported the Town’s programs while lowering property taxes, BPOL and fees levied on businesses.

Graduation from an accredited law school, admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and at least three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of law are minimum requirements for the position. In addition, past local government experience is an important consideration, with service as a local government attorney or deputy attorney in a comparably sized or larger community desirable. Individual must show a broad range of experience and knowledge of Virginia law and a high level of knowledge and performance in areas that include: zoning, subdivision and land use/planning matters, utility issues, personnel and labor law, local tax issues, Town contracts and contractual matters related to development issues, procurement of goods and services, lease and purchase of real property, easements, freedom of information, conflict of interest, litigation, inter-local agreements and ordinance preparation and amendment. General knowledge and experience with federal, state, local, criminal, constitutional and administrative laws is necessary. A full profile describing the Town, the Attorney’s position and the Town’s programs may be found at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1078.

The salary range for the position is negotiable based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.  Relocation allowance is negotiable.

The application deadline is October 23, 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 and the Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com.

The Town of Dumfries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 9)

 

ZONING OFFICER I
James City County

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Zoning Officer I

$32,994 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County Community Development is seeking an individual to perform experienced technical work in the enforcement of County zoning and related ordinances.

Responsibilities: Enforce the Zoning and Subdivision ordinances, as well as a wide variety of other County Codes. Review zoning and related permits for compliance with applicable ordinances, including building, sign, and well/septic permits. Process violations, including field investigations, assembling technical information, meeting with property owners to discuss complaints, as well as citing violators and following up to ensure abatement. Research, compile and communicate information in a clear concise fashion to various boards, commissions and citizens at their request.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, environmental health, science, public administration, or related field. Experience in enforcement of land use regulations or other difficult public contract work.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/07/2016.

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

(POSTED September 9)

 

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
James City County

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Deputy Executive Director

$68,000 – $80,000/year DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is seeking a professional individual to perform advanced work assisting with the overall operation of WATA under the director of the Executive Director. The incumbent will be responsible for project management including transit planning, route design and modification, facilities and land use.

Responsibilities: Supervise assigned staff including performance management, employee relations, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities; provides management and oversight over operations and maintenance. Work with staff in the development and execution of WATA’s budget and grants. Ensure all equipment, materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents. Prepare and present resolutions, reports, and other information to the WATA Board of Directors. Assists in developing standard operating procedures and implementation oversight of all policies established by the WATA Board of Directors. Oversee the management and development of fixed routes and paratransit services and the development and implementation of programs for all areas of transit operations, including marketing, public relations, safety, preventative maintenance, purchase of services agreements, etc.  Coordinate the planning and funding activities of the local jurisdictions, State and Federal governments, other government agencies, and consultants involved in planning and implementation of transportation facilities and services.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, transportation planning, urban planning or related field; extensive management experience preferably in the field of public transit systems with supervisory experience. Knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff; knowledge of modern principles, practices, and techniques of budget development, preparation, and administration; knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations affecting public transportation; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Ability to communicate effectively with employees, officials, representatives from the public and private sector, and the public with strong interpersonal skills.

Accepting application until 11:59 pm EST 09/23/2016 or, until 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 September 9)

 

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
James City County

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Senior Accountant

$44,104 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County Financial Management Services seeks an individual to perform experienced accounting work preparing financial reports, and managing capital assets and grants for the County and its fiscal agencies.

Responsibilities: Develop policies and procedures, monitor grant compliance and reporting, and coordinate materials for Board action. Prepare monthly and annual financial reports for fiscal agencies. Compute, prepare and maintain all journal entries and schedules for the addition, disposal and depreciation of capital assets for the County and its fiscal agencies. Prepare complex schedules, research, analyze accounts, and other material necessary for preparation of financial statements, ledgers, reports, and taxes.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and considerable accounting experience using complex financial systems; local government accounting experience preferred. Considerable knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of accounting, tax, ledger recording, balancing, and financial reporting. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and some knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/23/2016.

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

(POSTED September 9)

 

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN
Hanover County

Hanover

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, such as HVAC; installs and repairs electrical wiring; 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 basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and maintenance practices, extensive knowledge is preferred.  Must have basic understanding of plumbing, HVAC, including the ability to operate power and hand tools. Requires the ability to read, interpret and work from  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 $31,031 – $64,248 plus benefits.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com or call 804.365.6075 (TDD# 356.6140). EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED September 9)

 

COMMUNICATION OFFICER
Hanover County

Hanover

Communication Officer

Seeking Officers to perform 911 call taking and emergency dispatching duties that requires State DCJS and NCIC/VCIN Certification.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to perform the following: answer 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls for service involving public safety and public service agencies, operation of an 800MHz digital radio system and Computer Aided Dispatch System.  Requires certification in CPR and Emergency Medical, Fire, Police Dispatch protocols; HS diploma/GED and must be a US Citizen.  Two (2) years’ experience preferred.

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

DEADLINE: September 30, 2016.

(POSTED September 9)

 

DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS/COUNTY ENGINEER
Montgomery County

Montgomery

Director of Environmental Programs/County Engineer

Montgomery County, Virginia, is seeking candidates for a position to oversee the County stormwater management program, regulatory compliance and engineering programs. The position will also manage the County Building Inspection Department ensuring compliance with laws, ordinances and codes; oversee County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4); Permitting activities, ensure permit compliance, develop and administer policies, procedures and fee schedules; administer the Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance including supervision of erosion and sediment control inspection, plan approval and enforcement; administer environmental functions including landfill post-closure reporting and sampling requirements on regulatory programs; and investigate and resolve citizen complaints. Must prepare and administer the Division budget, applicable ordinances and fee schedules.

Successful candidate will possess Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, as well as Professional Engineer (PE) license in the Commonwealth of Virginia and experience with stormwater management programs. Requires ten years of related experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity preferred, and strong customer service skills to assist citizens and work effectively independently and with others as an effective member of a team. Statewide Building Code and Erosion and Sediment Control Certification preferred. Valid Virginia driver’s license and driver history that meets insurability guidelines required.

Salary D.O.Q. with excellent benefits (paid health, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement, flex spending, wellness program, onsite wellness clinic, and more).

First review of applicants on 9/26/16.

For more information about this position of to apply Click Here for accommodation for disabilities, County Human Resources at 540.394.2007; TTY/Voice (1.800.828.1120 or 1.800.828.1140)/ County Job Line: 540.394.2010

Interested candidates should include a cover letter, resume/CV for consideration.

 

Montgomery County, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

(POSTED September 9)

 

LIBRARY CLERK
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Library Clerk

NOTE:  This part-time position works 12-15 hours per week, flexible schedule includes working days, evenings, weekend hours and at BOTH library locations. There are no benefits associated with this position.

Under close supervision, performs a variety of clerical and library support activities for the Library by assisting library patrons and maintaining library materials and records. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in all communication with library patrons. Reports to Library Director.

OPEN UNTIL 09/21/2016

 For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

TOURISM TECHNICIAN
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Tourism Technician

Position is Work as Needed, 12 -16 hours per week based on needs of department.

Under supervision performs a variety of clerical/administrative duties to assist the Tourism Department. Work involves responding to phone, email and mail inquiries and requests, assisting with department projects and management of the Visitor’s Center and Gift Shop, and monitoring and posting updated content to social media sites, blogs and websites. Assists with recruiting, training and scheduling volunteer docents for the Visitor Center. Assists with selection of retail items sold in the Gift Shop and creation of displays. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing all job responsibilities. Reports to the Tourism Coordinator.

OPEN UNTIL 09/18/2016

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

GYMNASTIC ASSISTANT
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Gymnastic Assistant

Parks & Recreation is seeking a qualified individuals to work-as-needed.
Under general supervision, assists in the instruction of gymnastics skills in classes and camps. Assists with evaluating students’ skill level and progress. Assists with the inspection, set-up and take down of gymnastic equipment.

This position is open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

INSPECTOR I OR II, COMBINATION INSPECTOR, COMBINATION INSPECTOR/PLANS EXAMINER
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Inspector I or II, Combination Inspector, Combination Inspector/Plans Examiner

 

•This position offers an opportunity for career ladder advancement.

•Full-time position working in the Building Inspections department.

•Hiring salary: Dependent on qualifications and certification(s).

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.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED, Review of applications will begin immediately.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & GIS
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Director of Information Technology & GIS

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.

Open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN RESOURCES
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Administrative Assistant III – County Administration/Human Resources

Hiring salary will be $31,838 annually.

Under general supervision performs a variety of moderately difficult and responsible technical/clerical/administrative duties to assist the Board of Supervisors (BOS), County Administration and the Human Resources Department. Work requires extensive knowledge of County services, policies and procedures and ability to communicate these to others. Work deals on a continuing basis with sensitive and confidential matters, and requires sound judgment, personal initiative, attention to detail and discretion in completing assignments. Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and internal customers. Reports to County Administrator/Human Resources Director.

OPEN UNTIL 09/18/2016

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D   804.693.5690

(POSTED September 8)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Alleghany County

Alleghany

Director of Finance

Alleghany County is accepting applications for a Director of Finance.  The successful applicant will provide oversight for all matters of financial performance for the County; supervise the work of staff engaged in the preparation, maintenance and control of the County’s accounting/finance and budgeting functions; administer accounting systems, policies, and procedures; coordinate annual external audit; assist with selection of applicants for positions related to accounting; investigate and resolve complex accounting issues; coordinate financial reports for external agencies as needed; coordinate the preparation of the annual budget; ensure proper reconciliation of accounts; responsible for annual fixed asset process; monitor accounts throughout the year and investigate issues which may arise.  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university and three to five years related experience and/or training in accounting or a governmental operation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Supervisory experience helpful.  Certified Pubic Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For a copy of the job description and application, please contact the Alleghany County Administrator’s Office at 540.863.6600.

FULL-TIME  Starting salary DOQ.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Melissa Munsey, Alleghany County Administrator’s Office, 9212 Winterberry Avenue, Covington, Virginia 24426.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

(POSTED September 8)

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Mooresville, North Carolina

Town of Mooresville NC

Town Manager

The Town of Mooresville, North Carolina (36,009), a growing and full-service community set in southern Iredell County directly north of Charlotte, invites candidates to apply for the position of Town Manager.

The Town operates under the council-manager form of government, with the Board of Commissioners serving as the governing body of the Town and the Town Manager serving as the Chief Administrative Officer. 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. The Town Manager oversees all Town departments which collectively provide a wide range of high quality services to the Town’s citizens. For Fiscal Year 2017, the Town is operating with a General Fund budget of $66.34 million for Town personnel, operations, capital and debt service. In addition, the Town provides services in over 15 department areas with approximately 450 full-time employees.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance, planning or related field, with a master’s degree preferred. A minimum of five to seven years of public sector experience as a manager, deputy or assistant, or department head in an organization of comparable or greater complexity is also required. Past experience must include a high level of interest and demonstrated achievement in a broad range of areas that includes being visible and working effectively with a City or Town Board; economic and community development; and working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses and residents. ICMA Credentialed Managers, or those eligible to become credentials, who display a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth are encouraged to apply. The full recruitment brochure may be found at http://www.ci.mooresville.nc.us/ or our website, https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1069.

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 October 2, 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 Mooresville.

For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com or 804.726.9748.

The Town of Mooresville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 7)

 

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & ZONING
Isle of Wight County

IsleOfWight

Director of Planning & Zoning

Salary: $84,679.00 – $110,083.00 Annually
Opening Date: 09/06/16

Description:
Isle of Wight County is excited to announce its search for the next Director of Planning & Zoning.  Essential duties include performing professional planning, research, and administrative work through directing the activities of the Planning & Zoning Department, developing and managing current and long-range planning programs and policies, special projects, and grant management, ensuring adherence to the County’s development ordinances and plans, and the County’s overall land use objectives.  Additionally, the Director serves as the Zoning Administrator, Subdivision Agent, and oversees and manages the Central Permitting Office as a function of the Planning & Zoning Department.

Required Qualifications:
Requires a Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field, and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience.  Requires American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification.

For a list of duties and more detailed information and to apply Click Here

(POSTED September 7)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Northampton County

Northampton

County Administrator

The County of Northampton is accepting applications for a County Administrator. A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field is required, a master’s degree highly desirable. A minimum of five years of public-management experience as chief administrative officer or in a responsible localgovernment position required. Past experience of the individual must demonstrate familiarity in areas that include planning, public administration, finance, human-resources management and public relations. Experience in successfully balancing commercial and residential growth in a rural area is an important consideration.
Please refer to Northampton County’s website for further job descriptions and requirements
www.co.northampton.va.us\jobs.html.

Please submit completed resume with cover letter to
Human Resources
P. O. Box 66
Eastville, VA 23347
by September 30, 2016

Northampton County is an EOE.

(POSTED September 6)

 

PLANNER II
Fauquier County

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Planner II

Fauquier County is currently seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Planner II with a focus on both current and comprehensive planning.  This position within the Planning Division of the Department of Community Development will be responsible for the undertaking of a variety of professional planning work including assisting in the development of comprehensive and small area plans, review of land use and legislative applications, and analysis of environmental and demographic information. The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting various research and special projects as well as providing assistance and advice to citizens, property owners, developers, design firms, boards, commissions and committees regarding planning projects. Minimum starting salary is $49,588.50 with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Please direct specific position-related questions to Holly Meade, Chief of Planning at 540-422-8210 or email holly.meade@fauquiercounty.gov.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Responsible for a variety of professional planning work including review of land use applications (Rezonings and Special Exceptions), assisting in the development of comprehensive plans and small area plans, and analysis of environmental and demographic information.

•Conducts various research and special projects.

•Provides assistance and advice to citizens, property owners, developers, design firms, boards, commissions and committees regarding planning projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, landscape architecture or closely related field.  Masters preferred.

•Minimum 3 years of experience that includes long range or current planning.

•Knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning.

•Ability to collect and analyze technical information and prepare technical reports.

•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

•Familiarity with GIS and Microsoft Office.

 APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants must submit a Fauquier County online application at www.fauquiercounty.gov.

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED September 6)

 

SENIOR PLANNER
Fauquier County

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Senior Planner

Fauquier County is currently seeking an experienced planner with a focus on development plan coordination and review. This position within the Zoning and Development Services Division of the Department of Community Development pro-actively manages review of development and construction plans as well as various subdivision applications.

The position also has a key role in conducting zoning reviews for a broad range of development applications, including rezonings, special exceptions, special permits, development plans and subdivision plans; and provides information on zoning requirements to the public, other staff, design professionals and elected officials.  Occasional night meetings can be expected along with presentations to appointed and elected officials for applications needing legislative approval.  The successful applicant must be experienced in land development case coordination, reading and reviewing site and construction plans, understanding and applying zoning regulations, and writing and presenting comments and technical staff reports. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in planning, landscape architecture, or a degree in a related field, at least three (3) years experience including land development review, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in both the public and private sector is 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 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 Kimberley Johnson, Chief/Zoning & Development Services at 540.422.8220 or email kim.johnson@fauquiercounty.gov

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED September 6)

 

RECREATION LEADER
James City County

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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.

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.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm (EST) on 11/02/2016 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 September 2)

 

TRANSIT BUS OPERATOR
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 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. At least 21 years of age (preferred).

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 12/01/2016 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 September 2)

 

FIREFIGHTER/MEDIC
James City County

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Firefighter/Medic

Salary dependent on qualifications (DOQ) + Full-Time County Benefits:

  • Fire Rescue Technician I (Recruit)-$38,139 year
  • Fire Rescue Technician I (Certified)-$40,045 or higher DOQ
  • Fire Rescue Technician II (Certified)-$42,048 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. Requirements: 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. Click here to view the job description which outlines the requirements of each Fire Rescue Technician level. Click here to view more information about the Fire Department’s recruitment process, and click here to learn more about the James City County Fire Department.  Do you have questions? Contact a Fire Department Recruiter at fire.recruiting@jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757.565.7650.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/30/2016 pm.

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

(POSTED September 2)

 

RECREATION LEADER
James City County

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Recreation Leader

$9.55/hour; part-time; up to 28 hours a week; before and after school positions available; average schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 9:15 am and/or 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Parks and Recreation is seeking individuals with great leadership and customer service skills for our before and after school program. Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and organize and conduct a variety of fun activities such as sports, games, and arts and crafts for children ages 5-14. Responsibilities: Assist with organizing, leading, and conducting a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports, games, educational program components, etc. for varying age groups and skill levels. Establish and maintain rapport with participants, parents, school/center staff, administrative officials, and other community partners; respond to customer inquiries and/or complaints. Ensure a safe environment and proper use, inventory, and upkeep of site facilities, supplies, and equipment. Assist with developing and enforcing site rules. Open, close, and secure facility daily.

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. Experience working with children of different ages and abilities is preferred. Ability to work flexible schedules, including early mornings, and some evenings and/or Saturdays.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/26/2016, or 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 September 2)

 

RECREATION SUPERVISOR
James City County

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Recreation Supervisor

$28,538/year + Full Time County Benefits

40 hours/week between the hours of 7:00 am- 6:00 pm to include daily program site hours from 7:00 am – 9:15 am and 3:15 pm – 6:00 pm during before  and after school program months, office hours and occasional evening and/or Saturdays.

James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking an enthusiastic individual with high professionalism and ability to work in a team environment to coordinate the Elementary Before and After School and Summer Camp programs.

Responsibilities: Implement and ensure compliance with State-licensed program rules, regulations, and procedures. Supervise assigned staff including selection, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities. Organize, lead, teach, and oversee a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports, outdoor games, educational program components, etc. for varying age groups and skill levels. Establish and maintain rapport with participants, parents, school staff, administrative officials, and other community partners. Ensure a safe environment and proper use, inventory and upkeep of site facilities, vehicles, supplies, and equipment. Develop and enforce site rules; opens, closes, and secures facility daily.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to 48 semester hours of college credit coursework; bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or child care related field preferred; childcare certificate or credential from state-licensed approved program also acceptable; some experience in staff management, instructional procedures and practices, and working with children of different ages and abilities, preferably in a recreational, state-licensed, or educational setting; some supervisory experience preferred. Must possess or be able to successfully complete or obtain: certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Medicine Administration; training in passenger van safety and county sponsored OSHA training. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/23/2016.

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

(POSTED September 2)

 

PLANS EXAMINER
James City County

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Plans Examiner

$19.72/hour or higher, DOQ; On-call, works as needed. Building Safety and Permits is seeking an individual to perform technical reviews of residential and commercial plans and specifications for new construction, additions, and alterations. Responsibilities: Perform a broad range of plan reviews for residential structures; assists with commercial plan review as needed. Review plans for general conformance with the VUSBC, federal and state laws, and local ordinances. Make interpretations of the building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical code requirements that define approved system installations. Prepare plan review letters outlining code deficiencies identified during plan review. Provide customer service to the general public, internal customers and outside agencies; answers questions related to the code. Support the inspectors by assuring that the approved construction documents are ready for use in the field. Requirements: Associate’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field, Bachelor’s degree preferable, and some experience in building code enforcement, including structural electrical, mechanical, and site design. Experience reviewing building construction documents for code compliance; or three years of experience including the full array of building and site inspections including commercial and industrial; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the necessary knowledge, abilities, and skill. Must possess or be able to obtain within 18 months of employment, State certification as Building Plans Examiner from the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development in accordance with the Virginia Certification Standards as required by the current edition of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/19/2016.

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

(POSTED September 2)

 

DEPUTY CLERK I
James City County

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Deputy Clerk I

$24,924.00/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits James City County Clerk of the Circuit Court seeks a responsible individual to perform public service work in the Circuit Court Clerk’s office. Duties include becoming deputized to administer oaths and conduct routine transactions on behalf of or, in lieu of the Clerk; performing clerical and record keeping functions, such as typing and filing, incidental to primary duties; reporting directly to the Clerk or to a higher level Deputy Clerk; recording deeds, deeds of trust, assignments, certificates of satisfaction and time share property deeds; scanning to Supreme Court optical disk system instruments recorded; processing Military discharges, concealed handgun permits, certificates of assumed names of businesses; issuing marriage licenses by obtaining required information on application forms, administering oath as required, receipting payment, and administering oath of office for Notary Publics, City and County officials; greeting and assisting general public in locating, photocopying various information in public records, i.e. deeds, plats, and marriage licenses; acting as receptionist answering the telephone, composing and typing routine correspondences as required.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm (EST) on September 9, 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 September 2)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Appomattox County

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County Attorney

Appomattox County is seeking to fill the office of County Attorney beginning January 1, 2017.  Essential functions of the office include rendering general legal advice to the County Board of Supervisors and other departments of the County Government on a variety of legal matters; preparing ordinances and resolutions; representing the County in litigation matters, including matters of land use and proceedings involving non-criminal violations of the County Code; advising on land use actions; preparing, reviewing; and advising on public procurement and other contracts; advising County boards and commissions; and performing a variety of tasks related to local government law.

Requirements include a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school, membership in good standing with the Virginia State Bar, and experience in Virginia local government sufficient to successfully perform the duties required.

Letters of Interest are due by 2:00 PM on Friday, September 30, 2016More detailed information is available at  www.AppomattoxCountyVA.gov. Click on “Jobs” near the top of the homepage.

(POSTED September 2)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Stafford County

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County Administrator

Stafford County, Virginia (142,003), located midway between Washington, DC and Richmond, the capital of Virginia invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the County’s next County Administrator.

The County operates with a 7-member Board of Supervisors who serves as the elected body, with the County Administrator appointed by the Board and acting as the Chief Administrative Officer for the County. The County Administrator is accountable directly to the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for directing and supervising the day-to-day operations of all County departments and agencies under direct control of the Board in addition to carrying out the Board’s adopted policies and directing business procedures. For Fiscal Year 2017, the County operates with a General Fund budget of $275.3 million, holds a ‘AAA’ bond rating and provides a full range of services to residents. The County is recognized as a high-performing organization and places great emphasis and importance on helping members of their team self-actualize through their purposeful work.

Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, economics, finance, planning or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. A minimum of five to nine years of public or private sector-management experience as chief or deputy chief administrative officer of a comparably sized community or organization is highly desired. Past experience of the individual must demonstrate familiarity with a broad range of local government operations ranging from public works and utilities to information technology and economic development. Candidate(s) must have demonstrated a balanced involvement in community activities and public relations as well. Experience working in or managing a community that is ‘AAA’ rated along with designation as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is a plus.

A full profile describing the County and the Administrator’s position may be found at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1058.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family 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 September 30, 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 Stafford County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

 Stafford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED September 2)

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Southwest Regional Recreation Authority - Spearhead Trails

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Executive Director

Southwest Regional Recreation Authority (SRRA) dba “Spearhead Trails” is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the day to day operations of the organization as well as other duties not limited to and including trail development, program implementation and marketing.  A Bachelor’s degree plus five years’ experience in a senior management and/or supervisory capacity in this or a related field, and/or equivalent combination or education and experience is required.

For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit our website at www.spearheadtrails.com.

All resumes must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked
“Jack McClanahan, Chairman Southwest Regional Recreation Authority “Executive Director Position”
in the SRRA office
798 Park Avenue, NW, Suite 208
P. O. Box 1180
Norton, VA 24273
no later than 4:00 PM (local time prevailing), September 30, 2016.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that resumes are received in the appropriate place and by the designated time (be sure to have the post office time stamp your letter).  No faxed or email resumes and no phone calls will be accepted.  Any resume received after the date and time specified will be returned to the applicant unopened.

“Spearhead Trails is an equal opportunities employer.

(POSTED September 1)

 

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE (INTENSIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT)
Hanover County

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Psychiatric Nurse (Intensive Community Treatment)

Looking for a position with NO WEEKEND or ON-CALL WORK!

The Hanover County Community Services Board is seeking a psychiatric professional to be responsible for the management of medicines and psychiatric nursing care for patients receiving mental health services via a creative PACT-like program.  The (ICT) Intensive Community Treatment offers a great opportunity to practice your clinical counseling and other psychiatric nursing skills while providing a full range of psychiatric nursing, support, and outreach services to individuals served by rural interdisciplinary team. The team serves consumers who are at high risk for medical problems as well as mental health and substance abuse relapse who have limited support systems.

The incumbent works closely with team psychiatrist, PCP’s and labs as well as with clients and families; also collaborates closely with team case managers to educate them about consumers’ medical needs and to ensure that medical follow-up care is obtained.  Requires knowledge of Psychiatric nursing practices, medicine administration, and medical transcription skills.  A minimum educational requirement of an Associate’s degree and licensure as a Registered Nurse is required with at least one (1) year experience working as a Nurse in a mental health environment.

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

Position is open until filled

EOE/MFDV

(POSTED September 1)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Hanover County

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Director of Finance and Management Services

Hanover County, a vibrant and progressive community, presents a unique opportunity to lead a group of Division Directors responsible for the Accounting Division, Budget Division and the Purchasing Division.  In addition, the successful candidate will manage the Finance and Management Services budget development, budget control, staff, staff development, employee relations and other human resources management activities.

The Director reports directly to a Deputy County Administrator and supports the County’s Board of Supervisor’s Finance Committee, Government Officials, Department Heads and Employees to ensure consistent and effective delivery of financial services.

Bachelor’s degree with concentration in accounting, finance or related field required (master’s degree in public administration or business administration preferred) with at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible related experience, including three (3) years in a supervisory or management position; Local Government experience preferred; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred – OR – Any equivalent combination of education,, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.

Salary range $111,803 – $150,000 plus excellent benefits.  For more information or to apply for this position, please visit our career site at:

www.hanovercountyjobs.com

804.365.6075, (TDD# 365.6140) EOE/MFDV

(POSTED September 1)

 

BUDGET OFFICER
Page County

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Budget Officer

Page County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Budget Officer.  This position provides services including budget preparation, budget appropriations and monitoring budget performance. The individual will be responsible for conducting a variety of research and other assigned projects, consult with department heads, oversee and serve as back-up to Accounts Payable and Payroll functions. Must have knowledge of the practices and procedures of maintaining governmental financial accounts and records, with ability to prepare financial and statistical reports.  Requires a Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, at least 2 years of municipal experience and at least one year of supervisory experience.  Minimum starting salary for this position is $47,500 plus paid vacation, health insurance and retirement.

Interested professionals are encouraged to submit a resume along with an employment application to:
County of Page
Human Resources
103 S. Court Street, Suite F
Luray, VA  22835
Or via email to
kpurdham@pagecounty.virginia.gov

Applications may be obtained on the County’s website www.pagecounty.virginia.gov

Page County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED September 1)

AUGUST 2016

SOLID WASTE OPERATIONS MANAGER
Page County

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Solid Waste Operations Manager

Page County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Solid Waste Operations Manager.  The Solid Waste Operations Manager performs difficult technical work managing and participating in the operation of the solid waste refuse collection, disposal and recycling activities.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by experience in landfill operations.  Must have knowledge of solid waste disposal requirements and procedures; methods and practices of solid waste collection and recyclables; knowledge of the various types of equipment used in the collection and disposal of solid waste and recyclables; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Certification in Waste Management Facility Operator through the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Interested professionals are encouraged to submit a resume along with an employment application to:
County of Page
Human Resources
103 S. Court Street, Suite F
Luray, VA  22835
Or via email to
kpurdham@pagecounty.virginia.gov

Applications may be obtained on the County’s website www.pagecounty.virginia.gov.

Page County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 31)

 

BUILDING OFFICIAL
Sussex County

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Building Official

Sussex County is accepting applications for the position of Building Official.  Under the direction of the Director of Community Development, the Building Official performs complex supervisory and technical work managing the Building Inspections Office by administering and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) and the Commercial and Residential International Building Codes (IBC). Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree along with certification as a Building Official through the International Code Council and certification as a Building Official through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is required.  Extensive (at least five years) experience as a licensed professional engineer or architect, building, fire or trade inspector, contractor or housing inspector is required.

Certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviewer or Combined Administrator is preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.

A complete job description is available on the Sussex County website www.sussexcountyva.gov.

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.  Hiring Salary Range: $57,500 to $64,500 annually.

POSITION OPENED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 16, 2016.

(POSTED August 30)

 

CAREER FAIR GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SCHOOL
Fauquier County

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FAUQUIER COUNTY
Government & Public Schools
CAREER FAIR

 Wednesday, September 14, 2016
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Fauquier High School
705 Waterloo Road
Warrenton, VA 20186

Speak with representatives about current & future opportunities!
Full & part-time positions available!
Bring your resume and your smile!
Mark your calendar today!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 540.422.8300
To apply online and view full job descriptions,
visit http://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov

 

(POSTED August 30)

 

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
Caroline County

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Accounting Manager

The County of Caroline is seeking an Accounting Manager.

Requirements include considerable knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of accounting and administrative procedures related to accounting, budgeting, payroll and financial reporting preferably in government; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) with emphasis on statements published by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB);

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and six (6) years of related professional accounting experience, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities;

Position pay range is $52,162.00 to $65,725.00 with starting salary dependent on qualifications.  Excellent benefit package.

To apply for this position, visit https://co.caroline.va.us/employment and apply on line.

Caroline County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 29)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Middlesex County

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County Attorney

Middlesex County is looking to fill the position of County Attorney.  The County Attorney will represent the Board of Supervisors, all county agencies, commissions and departments (excluding the School Board and Social Services).

The County will consider full or part time position depending on the proposal submitted by the applicant.  Applicants must be a member of the Virginia State Bar.  Some local government experience preferred.

Interested applicants should submit proposals including resume and salary requirements to the County Administrator, P. O. Box 428, Saluda, VA  23149 or email at m.walker@co.middlesex.va.us not later than September 15, 2016.

(POSTED August 29)

 

REGIONAL PLANNER II
Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission

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Regional Planner II

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission (NSVRC) is seeking a uniquely skilled, self-motivated and enthusiastic candidate to support a variety of GIS and regional planning initiatives.  Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Regional Planner II will be responsible for providing support to the Commission’s core program areas through the administration of various planning programs, as well as the database management, system support, coordination, and implementation of NSVRC’s GIS capabilities.

The successful applicant will have strong capabilities in GIS and information technology, as well as excellent planning, prioritization and scheduling skills in order to promote effective project management among team members.  The position responsibilities have flexibility and allow for project management opportunities in current and emerging programs such as community development, economic development, hazard mitigation, natural resources, transportation and local technical assistance.

The position requires the ability to coordinate a variety of tasks in support of projects throughout the region.  The candidate must be meticulous and able to troubleshoot problems that arise during the course of a project.  Candidates must demonstrate analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communications skills.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, GIS, Geography, Public Administration or related field and two years of progressively responsible experience in local government planning.   A Master’s Degree may be substituted for experience.

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Brandon Davis, Executive Director — 400E Kendrick Lane, Front Royal, VA 22630 or bdavis@NSVRegion.org.

Position will remain open until filledPriority review of resumes will begin on September 16, 2016.

Position annual salary range is $45,000 – $60,000 and will be negotiated depending on qualifications and experience.  The Position is available immediately upon identification of the successful candidate.

 

NSVRC is a regional planning organization that is dedicated to supporting the successful development of our local and regional community.  We strive to create a setting for innovative thinking and proactive problem solving.  It’s a place where employees can apply their skills to address a variety of community challenges and participate in various projects.  NSVRC values diversity in skill, perspective and professional expertise and promotes collaboration across program areas and among stakeholders in the community.  NSVRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, please visit our website at www.NSVregion.org or contact 540.636.8800 or bdavis@NSVregion.org.

(POSTED August 29)

 

PARK ATTENDANT
James City County

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Park Attendant

$11.87/hour; up to 28 hours/week; Varied schedule includes weekends, late evening, holidays and may alternate between other park locations within James City County.

Parks and Recreation is seeking a responsible individual to assist in the daily operation of Warhill Sports Complex assisting patrons, monitoring activities, and maintaining cleanliness.

Responsibilities:

•Maintain the cleanliness of the park to include empty trash cans, pick up litter, clean rest rooms and shelters, and inspect park to help ensure the safe and proper conduct of patrons.

•Direct patrons to park areas.

•Open and close the park.

•Enforce rules to ensure compliance.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities.

•Experience working with the public.

•Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

 Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/26/2016, or 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 August 29)

 

RECREATION LEADER
James City County

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Recreation Leader

$9.55/hour; part-time; up to 28 hours a week; before and after school positions available; average schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 9:15 am and/or 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm.

Parks and Recreation is seeking individuals with great leadership and customer service skills for our before and after school program. Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and organize and conduct a variety of fun activities such as sports, games, and arts and crafts for children ages 5-14.

Responsibilities:

•Assist with organizing, leading, and conducting a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports, games, educational program components, etc. for varying age groups and skill levels.

•Establish and maintain rapport with participants, parents, school/center staff, administrative officials, and other community partners; respond to customer inquiries and/or complaints.

•Ensure a safe environment and proper use, inventory, and upkeep of site facilities, supplies, and equipment.

•Assist with developing and enforcing site rules.

•Open, close, and secure facility daily.

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.

•Experience working with children of different ages and abilities is preferred.

•Ability to work flexible schedules, including early mornings, and some evenings and/or Saturdays.

 Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/26/2016, or 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 August 29)

 

FAMILY SERVICES ASSISTANT
James City County

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Family Services Assistant

$28,538/year or higher, DOQ+ Full-Time County Benefits. Two positions available.

James City County Social Services is seeking two individuals to perform responsible work assisting the Family Services Specialists in providing client services as well as support for families.

Responsibilities:

•Receive and evaluate incoming calls to child protective services (CPS), adult protective services (APS) and foster care.

•Provide backup to CPS, APS, and foster care on-call services.

•Provide direct and ongoing services to clients as directed by assigned worker or supervisor.

•Assist family services specialist with developing, organizing and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems; completing forms and applications to include eligibility forms.

•Arrange for delivery of services and serve as liaison between the client, family services specialist and benefit program specialist to assure client receives the benefits for which they are eligible.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field preferred; and some related work experience, preferably in the human services field.

•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 criteria.

•Ability to analyze and use judgment in accomplishing diversified duties; think independently within the limits of policies, standards and precedents.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/30/2016.

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

(POSTED August 29)

 

CIRCULATION SERVICES ASSISTANT
James City County

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Circulation Services Assistant

$11.87/hour + Part-Time County Benefits; part-time regular position, 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 11:59 pm EST. 09/09/2016.

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

(POSTED August 29)

 

PC SPECIALIST
King George County

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PC Specialist

King George County is accepting applications for the position of PC Specialist.  This position will provide technical support for the County’s local and wide area network systems, provide technical support to users which include responding to Helpdesk work tickets/calls/emails, assist with the management of the County’s network’s Fortinet/Cisco Firewall equipment and Nortel phone system to include phone system upgrade in the future.  Additional duties include assisting in deployment of new desktop computer systems, ability to use various computer software; provide support of the server/desktop/laptop hardware and software, Internet Service Provider MetroCast and Staff/Patron Wi-Fi network, provide support of upgrades of Deputy MDTs, VCIN terminal connectivity which may require after hours/weekend work to resolve connectivity issues and update the current and future King George County website.

Minimum requirements include:  Associate’s degree or vocational/technical degree with emphasis in computer information systems or equivalent experience. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft software applications and Windows Server and PC operating systems and experience with local area networking and solving basic network connectivity issues.  Successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness to learn new computer programs and systems, strong troubleshooting techniques and excellent customer service and communication skills.   Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Position reports directly to the Information Technology Manager.

This position is open until filled, however initial screening will be September 12, 2016.

Salary range $34,919 to $56,917 DOQ.

Applications may be obtained from the King George County Administrator’s Office, 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200, (540.775.9181) or online at www.king-george.va.us.

Successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and successfully pass a national criminal history records check conducted through the Criminal Records Exchange.

(POSTED August 26)

 

CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

Chief Deputy Clerk to the Board of County Supervisors

POSITION #: 895521
DEPARTMENT: EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
SALARY: $55,263.00 – $93,814.50 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/25/16
CLOSING DATE: 09/30/16 11:59 PM

The Office of Executive Management is seeking an executive professional to fill a void on its Clerk to the Board of County Supervisors team. The ideal candidate for this position will possess superior written and verbal communication skills, a strong attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to exercise independent judgment in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment requiring frequent adaptability. Vision to participate in succession planning and a proficiency in evaluating the work, and encouraging the professional development, of the administrative support staff of the Clerk’s team is essential. Attendance at all Board meetings is mandatory.

PREFERENCES: Certification as a Certified Municipal Clerk or Master Municipal Clerk, administrative experience working with Chief Executive Officer and/or elected officials, administrative support experience in public sector.

ENTRY SALARY RANGE: $55,263.00 – $74,548.50

View the complete Job Announcement and apply online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pwcgov/default.cfm

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

(POSTED August 26)

 

DEPUTY TOWN MANAGER
Town of Woodstock

Deputy Town Manager

The Town of Woodstock is seeking an analytical, professional individual to join the Town’s management team as the Deputy Town Manager. The Deputy Town Manager performs complex professional and administrative work assisting the Town Manager in a variety of assignments relating to the planning, direction, control, and evaluation of the operations and programs of the town government. Collaborates with the management team in the creation and maintenance of the Town’s operating and capital budgets, strategic, economic, and comprehensive plans, and human resource development. Responsibilities include coordinating capital improvement program maintenance, economic plan development, managing grants, assisting in the development of the Town budget and other financial documents, maintenance of the communications strategy, project and program management, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Comprehensive knowledge of public management best practices and organization theories, principles, practices and techniques at the local level; comprehensive knowledge of the organization, function, and methods of operation of the Town’s elected body, management team, and operational departments; comprehensive knowledge of the basic laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to budget preparation, general administration, and others underlying a municipal corporation; thorough knowledge of municipal finance, economic development, planning, and administration; general knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of public personnel administration; ability to analyze and develop recommendations; ability to analyze a variety of complex administrative problems, to make sound recommendations for their solutions and to prepare work procedures; ability to communicate ideas effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, state, and other officials, civic and business leaders, Town Council, employees, and the public.

Bachelor’s degree in business/public administration, or related field and considerable experience in public administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in economic development, human resources, risk management, finance, public policy, public information, and capital planning and construction. Master’s degree in business administration/public administration preferred.

The position is at-will, full-time, with night meeting requirements. Hiring range is $1,280/week-$1,634/week, annualized to $66,592-$85,000 and is classified as a FLSA exempt position. The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screening.

The position packet is available at the Town of Woodstock Municipal Office, 135 North Main Street, Woodstock VA 22664 or www.townofwoodstockva.gov/jobs

Completed applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer.

(POSTED August 25)

 

BUILDING OFFICIAL
Page County

Page

Building Official

Page County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Building Official.  Under the direction of the County Administrator, the Building Official performs difficult technical and supervisory work managing the Building Inspector by administering and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) and the Commercial and Residential International Building Codes (IBC).  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, planning, architecture or related field, along with certification as a Building Official through the International Code Council and certification as a Building Official through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is required.  Position requires at least five years of experience as a licensed professional engineer or architect, building, fire or trade inspector, contractor or housing inspector.

Certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviewer or Combined Administrator is preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Criminal background check is required.

Interested professionals are encouraged to submit a resume along with an employment application to:

County of Page
Human Resources
103 S. Court Street, Suite F
Luray, VA  22835
Or via email to
kpurdham@pagecounty.virginia.gov

 

Applications may be obtained on the County’s website www.pagecounty.virginia.gov.

Page County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 25)

 

TEMPORARY RECORDS & IMAGING TECHNICIAN
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Temporary Records & Imaging Technician

The Records and Imaging Technician performs complex and specialized technical work in the management and preservation of County records. Work involves preparing records for scanning, indexing and classifying records by department guidelines. Performs daily scanning of plans and departmental documents. Performs quality control reviews, which may require correcting records to assure complete and accurate County archives for storage in the appropriate digital records repository. Operates scanning equipment, performs data entry and processes records for the computer-based imaging system. Assists Records Management Officer with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and file preparation for disposition, according to Library of Virginia guidelines. Performs basic Records Management duties to provide back-up assistance during Records Management Officer’s absence. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Records Management Officer, but requires independent performance, attention to detail, and good judgment in applying procedures and guidelines to records imaging and related activities.

For more detailed information and how to apply Click Here.

(POSTED August 24)

 

CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER I
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Code Compliance Officer I

(This position may be filled as Code Compliance Officer II)

The Code Compliance Officer I performs professional work in enforcement of the County’s Zoning Ordinance, the Subdivision Ordinance, and certain sections of the County Code. Performs site inspections for non-residential and residential sites. Responsible for providing; information, counseling citizens or groups, legal actions, records, and enforcement reports. Completes tasks within specific guidelines of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

Enforcement work frequently requires the use of negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Incumbent regularly deals with uncooperative and sometimes irate citizens when enforcing these Codes. Required to maintain cases of noted violations and will be required to testify in court. Minimum certification of Zoning Official required to be maintained. Does related work as required.

For more detailed information and how to apply Click Here.

(POSTED August 24)

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES
Town of Leesburg

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES

The Town of Leesburg (51,209), situated on the outskirts of the Washington, DC metropolitan area in Loudoun County, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the Town’s Deputy Director of Utilities.

The Town operates under the Council-Manager form of government consisting of a Mayor and six-member Council that are elected at large on a non-partisan basis. The Council serves as the Town’s legislative body and appoints a Town Manager to oversee the day to day operations of the Town. Leesburg provides a range of comprehensive services that include water and sewer, police, parks and recreation, finance, planning and economic development.  For Fiscal Year 2017, the Town has adopted a General Fund budget of $54.8 million, a 5.5% increase from the previous fiscal year.

The Town of Leesburg operates a well-known and recognized utilities department that is a leader in utility operations and provides a variety of progressive services to residents. The Town places a great focus on their award winning customer service program and creating a highly efficient, collaborative operation for utilities within the Town and is seeking a Deputy Director that will aid the Director in achieving this vision.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field, with a master’s degree preferred. Competitive candidates will possess seven to ten years of progressively responsible engineering experience relating to the design, construction and inspection construction of public water and sewer facilities, which should include three to five years or management responsibility. Candidates must be certified as a professional engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or have the ability to obtain this certification within one year of appointment. Experience and familiarity with current legislation pertaining to water, wastewater and environmental issues as well as a demonstrated record of involvement in water or wastewater associations is desired. The Town is seeking individuals who are energetic about progressive utility systems and who will bring new, engaging ideas for ways to improve and enhance the existing system in Leesburg. A full profile describing the Town and the position may be found at http://waters-company.com/wp-content/uploads/Town-of-Leesburg-Profile-FINAL.pdf.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family 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 position is open until filled, with the first review of applications beginning on August 14, 2016. To be considered, please submit your application, cover letter, résumé and list of references online at www.leesburgva.gov/jobs. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town. The Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact us at richmond@springsted.com.

The Town of Leesburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED August 23)

 

BUILDING OFFICIAL
City of Fredericksburg

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BUILDING OFFICIAL

Starting Salary:  $70,032 – 87,535
Position#: 115-5610-1

The City of Fredericksburg is accepting applications for the Building Official position.  This position performs complex supervisory & technical work managing the Building Services Division of the Community Planning and Building Department by administering and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), and the Commercial & Residential International Building Codes (IBC).  Work involves planning and assigning work; supervises building inspectors; provides interpretation and explanations; responds to complaints and questions from contractors, architects and the general public; and performs inspections/plan reviews on more complex buildings and construction work.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree along with certification as a Building Official through the International Code Council & certification as a Building Official through the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development is required.  Extensive experience (6 – 9 years) as a licensed professional engineer or architect, building, fire or trade inspector, contractor or housing inspector is required.  Certification as an Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Reviewer or Combined Administrator is preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Criminal background check required.  The City offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.

Applications are available on the City website at www.fredericksburgva.govThe position is open until filled, however it is recommended that City applications with resumes be submitted to the City of Fredericksburg Human Resources Department by the close of business on Wednesday, August 31, 2016:

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 August 23)

 

UNDERGROUND UTILITY ASSISTANT
James City County

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Underground Utility Assistant

$26,540/year or higher; DOQ + Full-time County Benefits to include health, dental, retirement, and holidays.

The James City Service Authority is seeking applicants to hire as a utility assistant to work with water and wastewater infrastructure. 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.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma, and some experience in the maintenance and repair in underground utilities.
•Must have or be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire; and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria.
•Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor and have some knowledge of basic construction techniques, i.e., excavation and pipe laying.
•Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and sometimes under disagreeable or hazardous conditions.
•Must be able to function in an environment requiring use of respiratory protection devices.

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 August 23)

 

WEB AND PUBLICATIONS SPECIALIST
James City County

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Web and Publications Specialist

$32,994/year + Full-Time County Benefits

James City County Web and Publications Management is seeking a responsible individual to prepare a variety of publications and web pages for all departments and agencies of the County.

Responsibilities:

•Prepare, format, proofread, and edit letters, forms, manuals, and other publications to achieve an accurate, professional look which entails revising documents according to instructions; proofreading for errors and, verifying accuracy of statistical documents.
•Assist departments in grammar and formatting.
•Generate new forms or revise existing fillable, on-line, or off-line forms and, converting or scanning documents into PDFs for placement on the James City County Internet.
•Assist with production and maintenance of creative web pages for users which includes proofreading, researching, and logically organizing information using appropriate web page design software as well as supporting web publishing during a declared emergency.
•Provide “help desk” assistance for questions concerning software use, the Internet, and general information on County services.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.
•Considerable experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, word processing, and desktop publishing equipment on a production basis and considerable experience in proofreading.
•Must have thorough knowledge of word processing and desktop publishing equipment; proper formatting of various publications; and standard English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
•Must also have the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions; clearly convey instructions to others; set priorities and manage several projects simultaneously; work under pressure with tight deadlines; independently edit documents; and maintain confidentiality of information.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 09/23/2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED August 23)

 

ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR I/II/III
James City County

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Electrical Inspector I/II/III

Salary and level dependent on qualifications + Full-Time County Benefits

Inspector I – $35,477
Inspector II – $38,146
Inspector III – $41,018

James City County Building Safety and Permits seeks qualified individual to inspect new and remodeled residential and commercial buildings to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, codes, and ordinances.

Responsibilities:

•Inspect residential or commercial construction work for three system areas (building, plumbing/mechanical/gas, and electric) for compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and county ordinances.
•Review assigned inspection tickets to verify proper sequence of inspections; plans and organizes daily inspection route.
•Maintain effective working relationships with the plans examiners, contractors, building owners, and the public
•Serve as a technical representative of the Building Official.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, preferably supplemented by courses in building construction technology; and, considerable experience in building construction or inspections.
•Must complete 16 hours of approved continuing education every 2 years.
•Knowledge of the codes, principles, techniques, and equipment used in one or more of the system areas of building, plumbing/mechanical/gas, or electrical; principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer service.
•Must possess Commercial and Residential Inspector certification in appropriate subject area, or be able to obtain within 18 months.
•Additional certifications may be required based on the level. Click here for full job description with specific certification requirements.
•Master or Journeyman Electrical Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) certification preferred or equivalent certifications as determined by the department.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 08/26/2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED August 23)

 

BRANCH LIBRARIAN
Botetourt County

Botetourt

Branch Librarian

Botetourt County Library is seeking a dynamic individual to manage the Eagle Rock Branch Library.    Eagle Rock is the newest branch of the Botetourt County system and was opened in 2010.   The library is a thriving center of activity in northern Botetourt with a staff of five (two full-time, three part-time) including the branch librarian.     The branch librarian is an integral part of planning and implementing programs including preschool story times, after school crafts and movies, computer classes, book clubs and more.   The position includes supervision and scheduling of staff, collection development, working closely with the Friends of the Library and assisting at the circulation desk.    Minimum requirement:  B.A. degree from an accredited university  with at least three (3) years supervisory experience.  MLS degree from an ALA accredited school of library science is highly preferred.   Starting salary is $32,772  to   $51,244 DOQ.

Go to www.botetourtva.gov for application, complete job description and benefits summary.

Application, cover letter, and resume 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 Branch Librarian in the subject line)

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED August 16)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR/FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Cumberland County

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Assistant County Administrator/Finance & Human Resources Director

Seeking a highly professional and motivated individual to oversee a significant portion of county financial record analysis, preparation and maintenance under the supervision of the county administrator.  Applicant should possess a knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of accounting and finance; ability to prepare and maintain complex financial reports and records; ability to express complex and technical ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.  Accounting/finance experience and significant management experience required.  Graduation from a four-year accredited college preferred; extensive experience including management and professional development in lieu of college degree accepted.

For a detailed job description, call the county administrator’s office at 804.492.3625 or e-mail Stephany Johnson at sjohnson@cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov.  Salary range $50,043 to $74,662.  Submit County application (available on the County website www.cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov), resume, cover letter, and references to
County Administrator
P.O. Box 110
Cumberland, VA 23040
or email to vgiles@cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov.

The position will remain open until filled.

Cumberland County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, creed, limited English proficiency, or handicap in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504.

For questions regarding alleged discrimination, contact the office of the county administrator at 804.492.3800.

(POSTED August 15)

 

BUILDING OFFICIAL
Sussex County

Sussex

Building Official

Sussex County is accepting applications for the position of Building Official.  Under the direction of the Director of Community Development, the Building Official performs complex supervisory and technical work managing the Building Inspections Office by administering and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) and the Commercial and Residential International Building Codes (IBC). Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree along with certification as a Building Official through the International Code Council and certification as a Building Official through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is required.  Extensive (at least five years) experience as a licensed professional engineer or architect, building, fire or trade inspector, contractor or housing inspector is required.

Certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviewer or Combined Administrator is preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.

A complete job description is available on the Sussex County website www.sussexcountyva.gov.

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.  Hiring Salary Range: $57,500 to $64,500 annually.

POSITION OPENED UNTIL AUGUST 25, 2016.

(POSTED August 15)

 

HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST - LIBRARY
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

Human Resources Analyst
Library

Hiring Range:  $41,740 – $49,125

Deadline:  5pm August 25, 2016

Chesterfield County is seeking a Human Resources Analyst to supervise, train, motivate and evaluate the work of assigned staff in the HR unit of the Library Department.  Assist with the planning and organization of staff assignments.  Interpret, apply and explain complex HR policies, procedures, laws or regulations to supervisors/managers, and assist with developing and modifying departmental policies and procedures as assigned.  Provide information, assistance and guidance to employees in areas of assigned HR responsibilities.  Serve as benefits administrator for the department and county HRM liaison – research and respond to general benefit inquiries/qualifying events, manage open enrollment, handle retirements, manage all forms of leave – FMLA, STD, LTD, Workers’ Comp, LWOP, etc.    Responsible for recruiting supervisor/management positions and assist with additional positions when needed.  Conduct exit interviews; continuously compile and analyze data and share findings/trends with HR Administrator.

Manage employee development program – annual and probationary.  Monitor, review and evaluate assigned program areas and bring recommendations for improvement to the HR Administrator.  Develop standard operating procedures for the HR unit to ensure compliance and consistency.  Assist HR Administrator with more complex projects/special assignments when needed.  Perform other work as required.  Successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field; two years of professional, progressive generalist experience in human resources; possession of PHR or SHRM-CP is strongly preferred; local government experience strongly preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. At least one year of supervisory experience strongly preferred.  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources administration, of pertinent federal and state laws and regulations.  Ability to supervise staff; to analyze difficult problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound, appropriate recommendations; to exercise sound independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and confidential personnel issues and employee situations; to provide guidance and assistance pertaining to applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; to manage competing priorities; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to operate a personal computer and related software and other standard office equipment; and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.

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 August 15)

 

LIBRARY DIRECTOR
James City County

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Library Director

$91,117-$120,000/year DOQ + Full Time County Benefits including paid leave and holidays.

Are you passionate about libraries? Do you want to be a part of nationally ranked library? The Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) seeks qualified candidates for the Library Director position who is the Chief Executive Officer.  This position reports to and works in partnership with the Board of Trustees, to develop, articulate, and further the library’s mission, vision, and strategic directions in a multi-jurisdictional relationship.

Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA Accredited Program in Library/Information Studies. Experience working with and reporting to advisory and/or governing boards within a political environment and influencing public policy affecting libraries. Experience working with fundraising entities that raise money for library programs and services. Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and organizations that creates a culture of inclusion. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, to listen, and make public presentations. Considerable knowledge of current trends in and best practices for libraries. Considerable experience leading multiple library divisions and managing a broad range of library services, programs, and staff. Submit to and clear a post offer criminal history and educational credential check. Preference for candidates who have managed a regional library system with several regional government entities.

Click here for complete job description.

All applications must be received by 11:59m EST on 10/16/2016.

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

(POSTED August 15)

 

ASSISTANT RECREATION SUPERVISOR
James City County

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Assistant Recreation Supervisor

$11.87/hour; part-time temporary positions up to 28 hours/week available.

James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking responsible individuals to assist with overseeing the comprehensive before and after school Program which includes daily program schedule planning, activity leadership, and record keeping. Responsibilities: Implement and ensure compliance with State-licensed program rules, regulations, and procedures. Assist Recreation Supervisor with the effective supervision of assigned staff including selection, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities. Organize, lead, teach, and oversee a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports, and games for children ages 5-14. Establish and maintain rapport with participants, parents, school staff, administrative officials, and other community partners. Ensure a safe environment and proper use, inventory and upkeep of site facilities, vehicles, supplies, and equipment; develops and enforces site rules; opens, closes, and secures facility daily. Implement and ensure compliance with State-licensed program rules, regulations, and procedures.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a minimum of 48 semester hours of college credit coursework or Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Education, Childcare, or related field preferred; Childcare certificate or credential is also acceptable from a state licensed approved program; some experience in staff management/instructional procedures and practices/working with children of different ages and abilities, preferably recreational, state licensed, or educational setting; some supervisory experience. Must possess, or be able to obtain within six months of hire, certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Medicine Administration; training in passenger van safety and County sponsored OSHA training.

Must have considerable knowledge of child growth and development, and experience working with children in a recreational, educational, or state licensed day care program setting.  Must be at least 21 years of age. Work schedule times may vary depending on site placement. Work schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00 – 9:15 am and/or 3:15 – 6:00 pm. Work hours may include occasional day, evening or weekends. Post offer criminal history/sex offender, credential, driving and Child Protective Services registry checks conducted. Drug screen and tuberculosis test required.

Click here to view the full job description.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/12/2016.

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

(POSTED August 15)

 

SENIOR PERMIT TECHNICIAN
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Senior Permit Technician

Under general supervision performs a variety of advanced technical/administrative duties for the Building Inspection Department involving the permitting and inspection processes. Employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise considerable tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and other departments. Reports to Building Official.

OPEN UNTIL 08/28/2016

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

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(POSTED August 12)

 

PERMIT TECHNICIAN II
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Permit Technician II

Under supervision, performs moderately difficult clerical and technical work for the Building Inspection Department involving the permitting and inspecting processes. Employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative in ensuring compliance with County ordinances. Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with public. Reports to the Building Official.

OPEN UNTIL 08/28/2016

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED August 12)

 

PERMIT TECHNICIAN I
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Permit Technician I

Under close supervision, performs a variety of clerical duties for the Building Inspections Department involving the permitting process. Employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative in ensuring compliance with County ordinances. Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with public. Reports to the Building Official.

OPEN UNTIL 08/28/2016

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED August 12)

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ASSESSOR
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Assistant County Assessor

The Albemarle County Department of Finance, Real Estate Division is seeking an Assistant County Assessor who will help promote and foster positive change in the operations of the Assessor’s Office. Significant experience performing difficult and complex professional real property mass appraisal work and commercial appraisal work is required. The successful candidate will build relationships with staff and stakeholders, and be able to facilitate and support staff in the delivery of competent and accurate real property appraisals. They will apply modern methods 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.

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 is required. 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.

Salary: Hiring Range: $63,380 – $83,417/ annual equivalent based on experience and qualifications
Full Salary Range: $63,380 – $103,455

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Please apply on-line at: www.albemarle.org/jobs

(POSTED August 11)

 

DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission

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Director of Transportation

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) with offices in Staunton, Virginia, is accepting applications for the Director of Transportation position within the CSPDC’s Transportation Division. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified professional to lead and manage the CSPDC’s growing transportation program in the region.

This position reports directly to the CSPDC Executive Director and directs the work of the Transportation Planning and Public Transit Program. The Director of Transportation oversees and manages all aspects of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization, the BRITE Public Transit System, the Transportation Demand Management/Mobility Program, the Rural Transportation Planning Program, and the Region’s Bicycle-Pedestrian Program.

The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of transportation planning; a thorough understanding of transportation modeling techniques and trip generation; a thorough knowledge of federal and state requirements and policies as related to public transit service delivery; and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with local government staff and elected officials, state, federal, and regional agencies and community stakeholders. The position is responsible for a $2.5M budget and requires strong budgeting/fiscal and project management skills and the ability to manage personnel and communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Engineering, or a related field (master’s degree preferred) and five – ten years of progressively responsible experience including experience in a responsible supervisory capacity, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The salary range for this position is $65,000 – $85,000 per year and will be contingent upon experience and qualifications. The CSPDC offers a highly attractive benefits package including health, dental, 401A and 457 matching pension plan, medical and dependent flexible spending accounts, etc.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Rita Whitfield at rita@cspdc.org or CSPDC, 112 MacTanly Place, Staunton, VA 24401.

CSPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 10)

 

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Deputy Executive Director

Salary Range DOQ/DOE

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission is seeking a candidate for the position of Deputy Executive Director.  The HRPDC, one of 21 Planning District Commissions in the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a regional organization representing the area’s 17 local governments in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia serving over 1.7 million people.  This position guides and supervises activities of staff in a regional planning office engaged in the areas of regional planning, water resources, public information, economics, emergency management, housing and solid waste.  Position requires significant public sector experience with strong consensus building, personnel and budget management skills.  AICP certification desirable.

Additional information can be found at http://hrpdcva.gov/page/employment. Qualified applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. 

Letter of interest and resume should be sent to
Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
or by email to karledge@hrpdcva.gov

Closing date:  Open until filled

EOE

(POSTED August 10)

 

PLANNER II
Region 2000

Region2000

Planner II

The Local Government Council seeks a Planner II to perform responsible, professional work with a focus on transportation as it relates to regional planning.  Assigned work may be in a combination of the following areas including rural development, physical planning, economic development, transportation or community development among other possibilities

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in urban and regional planning, public administration, geography, GIS or a related field.  Master’s Degree desirable.  Three (3) years related experience in planning and experience in inter-governmental relations preferred.  Salary DOQ.

Required application can be found at http://www.localgovernmentcouncil.org/about/jobs.html.
Forward application and letter of interest to hr@region2000.org
fax 434.845.3493 or
Region 2000 LGC
828 Main Street, 12th floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504

Position open until filledDrug free environment.  Review of candidates begins 9/8/2016.

EOE VRS

(POSTED August 9)

 

BASIC COMMUNICATOR
City of Harrisonburg

Basic Communicator
Harrisonburg – Rockingham Emergency Communications Center

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center is currently accepting applications to fill three current openings and create a hiring list for Full-time vacancies.

Full-time positions with benefits. Preferred hiring range: $30,659 – $35,256 DOQ, plus overtime hours and compensation. Expected minimum of 4 OT hours every 2 weeks. Applicants with previous communications experience may be considered for a hiring range based on qualifications and years of experience.  Positions work 12-hour shifts with at least two weekends off per month. Receives law enforcement, fire, EMS and other related services requests and calls. Operates radio, telephone, recording devices and computer terminals; dispatches police, fire, EMS, and other emergency service personnel where needed; receives and forwards service requests, complaints and other calls; receives and transmits messages by radio; operates telecomputer terminals; and prepares and maintains public safety computer records. Ability to speak distinctly; enter data accurately and quickly into computer terminal; and deal courteously with the public under stressful conditions. Knowledge of the geography of the City and County preferred.

Get an inside look at the job of an emergency communicator and the important role they play in public safety within our community at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMEZiVhc6Kk

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Special Requirements: Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license and driving history query and must complete a satisfactory credit history, criminal check, background investigation, psychological, medical and drug testing.  ECC employees are also subject to random drug/alcohol screenings.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

To applyAll candidates must complete a City of Harrisonburg online, employment application by 5:00 pm, August 30, 2016, in order to be considered for this testing process.  There is one additional form required for consideration for the ECC Basic Communicator position.  The Public Safety Personal History Statement must be completed and received in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm on September 9, 2016.  Applicants will receive the Personal History Statement via email after the initial application is reviewed.  Applicants will receive additional information regarding the testing procedures prior to the testing date.

https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/hrecc-employment

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 9)

 

AGRIBUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania

Agribusiness & Economic Development

Pittsylvania County is seeking to hire an Agribusiness & Economic Development Manager. The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications, experience and education as outlined below. Must be a team leader with a professional attitude, marketing skills and sound work ethic.

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of Economic Development; the candidate will be responsible for advising the County on agribusiness issues and activities, promoting new and expanded local agribusiness opportunities, and serving as a liaison between the Board of Supervisors and various boards, including, but not limited to the Pittsylvania County Agricultural Advisory Committee (PCAAC), agencies and commissions relating to agricultural activities.

Minimum Requirements:  Possession of a valid State of Virginia Driver’s License. Ability to read and interpret most complex documents, to write speeches and articles using original, or innovative techniques and styles. Make effective and informative speeches and presentations on controversial or complex subjects to top management, public groups and /or boards, agencies and commissions. Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions relating to agricultural development and/or programs and certifications for farming and agricultural use. Proficient in computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine data base activities, processing spreadsheets and graphics. Handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university in agricultural science, public administration, economics, or political science with 2-4 years’ experience in administrative support.  Commensurate experience will be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree.

Salary: Minimum starting salary is $49,810 with County benefits (health, dental, life, retirement, personal leave days). Salary beyond minimum is dependent on qualifications.

Submission requirements: Pittsylvania County application, cover letter and resume.

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. First review of applications will begin August, 19, 2016.

Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED August 8)

 

DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SERVICES
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

Director of General Services

Chesterfield County, Virginia (Richmond-Metro Area) is seeking an innovative, customer-focused, and collaborative individual to lead the Department of General Services which provides services and support to both internal and external customers through the operation of ten functional areas: Administration, Capital Projects and Programs, Buildings and Grounds, Energy Management, Security Management, Radio Communications, Document Services, Fleet Management, Airport, and Waste and Resource Recovery (which includes the Office of Environmental Management).

The Director of General Services will:

•possess experience in a variety of governmental support services and functions and have a proven record of success in quality and efficient service delivery

•have extensive knowledge and technical expertise in the department’s core services and functions, as well as, extensive management experience in the delivery of large scale and diversified public services

•partner and collaborate with multiple groups in developing solutions to meet the needs of the county

•possess excellent analytical skills yet creative, with a strong focus on innovation in government or in a complex organization

•develop a good working relationship with Board of Supervisors, county leadership, regional leaders, community groups and citizens

•possess excellent leadership and communication skills

•recruit, motivate and retain a high performing and diverse staff committed to teambuilding, quality improvement and excellence in customer service.

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related field (master’s degree preferred) and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible managerial and leadership experience, including (5) years of General Services related experience in a senior management capacity in a comparably sized or larger organization. Public sector management preferred.

For more detailed information, please review the position recruitment profile at www.chesterfield.gov/careers.

Pre-employment drug testing and an extensive background investigation including an FBI criminal check required.

This recruitment will remain open until September 2, 2016.

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
804.748.1551
Email:
executivesearch@chesterfield.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

(POSTED August 8)

 

SHELVER CLERK
James City County

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Shelver Clerk

$9.55/hour (no benefits); part-time, on-call, year-round position. 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 syste+m

•Sorts and shelves library materials

•Keeps library shelves and other areas in orders

•Some clerical duties

 Requirements:

•Must possess high school diploma or equivalent

•Some public library job experience preferred

•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push book carts filled with library materials

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 August 8)

 

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
James City County

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Animal Control Officer

$28,538/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits; Must be available to work standby hours (weekends, holidays and nights on a rotation)

James City County Police Department seeks an individual to perform responsible animal control work enforcing local city, county, and state animal protection and control laws and regulations. Animal Control Officers are appointed to serve by the James City County Board of Supervisors.

Responsibilities:

•Enforce city, county, and state laws pertaining to animal control, with primary emphasis on dog control.

•Routinely patrol areas for violations of the leash control ordinance.

•Pick up and impound stray domestic animals.

•Capture sick and injured small wildlife.

•Investigate all animal bite reports and all animal complaints including those of uncontrolled animals and cruelty to animals.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; and, some experience working with animals.

•Must be a citizen of the United States and be at least 21 years of age at completion of Animal Control Academy.

•Must meet all minimum qualifications per Virginia Code 2-1705.

•Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/31/2016, 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 August 8)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST
James City County

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Administrative Specialist

$28,538/year or, higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City County Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is seeking someone to perform responsible administrative support work for the departments.  If you are organized and enjoy working with people we want to speak with you.

Responsibilities:

•Respond to inquiries or complaints from the public.

•Screen incoming calls and refer to appropriate staff for action.

•Prepare correspondence, statistical reports, manuals and other documents requiring familiarity with technical terminology.

•Respond to FOIA requests, inquiries regarding requirements for open burning, firework permit applications, Certificate of Occupancy inspections results, and requests for Fire Education and Fire Prevention programs.

•Receive fees for various permits and reconciles with Treasurer’s Office; perform internal bookkeeping and purchasing card reconciliation for Fire and EMS.

•Maintain central file system for Fire Administration and Fire/EMS Training.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, including or supplemented by course work in administrative support technology; and, considerable experience performing responsible administrative support work.

•Thorough knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment, and its application to the area of assignment.

•Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

•Ability to maintain records, assemble and organize data, and prepare reports from such records; interpret, apply and communicate policies, procedures, rules, regulations, ordinances and services within assigned area of responsibility.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 8/19/2016. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

(POSTED August 8)

 

CHIEF DEPUTY TREASURER
Hanover County

Hanover

Chief Deputy Treasurer

Hanover County is seeking an exceptional candidate to join the Treasurer’s Team as Chief Deputy Treasurer.  This is an executive level position where the incumbent performs complex professional planning and administrative duties related to billing/collection of revenues, directing accounting operations and general office management.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  providing administrative and technical expertise in management of an expanding investment portfolio; working with County Administration to ensure cash management program is maintained to meet operational needs and promote investment earnings within the scope of State law and internal investment guidelines; overseeing and directing accounting and financial reporting operations including development and administration guidelines and internal controls; overseeing and directing tax and license billing cycles; ensuring assessments are produced and issued in accordance with State and County regulations; and serving as key representative for auditors and County financial staff in addressing and resolving accounting/financial controls and related administrative issues.

The successful candidate should have comprehensive knowledge of State and County codes and regulations pertaining to the various taxes and fees collected and fiscal-accountability reports; knowledge of accounting practices and procedures; and the ability to supervise, consult and advise on a subordinate and supervisory level.  Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field required (Graduate degree or CPA preferred) with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, two (2) of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial position and local government experience preferred.

Hiring range is $83,303 – $110,000 + excellent benefits.

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

EOE/MFDV.

(POSTED August 8)

 

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
Northampton County

Northampton

Public Works Director

County of Northampton, located on the Eastern Shore of VA, is seeking a Public Works Director.  Position to oversee and manage the Facilities Management Department which includes all County owned buildings, harbors & boat ramps, and grounds maintenance, excluding school department properties.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing and maintaining the water and wastewater system for the County complex, servicing County Administration, the County Courthouse and the Regional Jail; a smaller, operational water and wastewater system for a local housing development; and a well and septic which used to serve the former middle school property.

The position will report to the County Administrator and perform complex professional and administrative work.  Requires knowledge and experience with principles and practices of civil engineering and municipal public works administration, planning and design with an emphasis on water and wastewater systems management; ability to review and analyze plans and specifications for construction of public facilities and inspection/approval of same; excellent communication skills, teamwork and customer service; supervisory experience of employees; ability to develop and control departmental budget; assist in development of capital improvement plan.  Requires bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field; five to ten years progressively responsible experience in public works construction, maintenance of equipment, and engineering, including 5 years in a supervisory/management capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  VA Licensed professional engineer preferred; VA Licensed Water and Wastewater Operator preferred.

Salary Range: $56,547 – $85,187, depending on Qualifications.

Submit resume and detailed cover letter outlining qualifications and three professional references to
Jackie Davis, Human Resources Coordinator
P.O. Box 66
Eastville, VA  23347
Fax:  757.678.0483
E-mail: jdavis@co.northampton.va.us

Deadline for resumes: August 29,2016. Position is open until filled.

(POSTED August 5)

 

ASSISTANT CONVENIENCE SITE SUPERVISOR/SCALE OPERATOR
Frederick County

Frederick

Assistant Convenience Site Supervisor/Scale Operator
Landfill

 Please Note: This position has been re-opened to allow for additional recruitment; previous applicants for this position need not re-apply.

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 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 August 2)

 

DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM
City of Fredericksburg

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Director of Economic Development & Tourism

The City of Fredericksburg invites interested applicants to apply for the position of Director of Economic Development and Tourism.  The City of Fredericksburg, Virginia (population 28,132), located on the banks of the Rappahannock River, is a progressive community with a rich Colonial and Civil War history located midway between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.  In recent years, the City has become a destination point for visitors intent upon enjoying a historic and well-preserved small town rich in the history of the American Revolution and the Civil War with an estimate of more than 250,000 visitors annually at the City’s Visitor Center and over 1.5 million visitors per year to the City and surrounding region.  Fredericksburg is home to several museums, national historic sites and historic homes and museums.  The City has recently seen significant commercial growth in its western quadrant and is a well-established major retail center for the rapidly growing Rappahannock region of Virginia.  Strategically positioned approximately half way between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia, Fredericksburg is bisected by I-95, the East Coast’s major interstate artery.  The City is also served by Amtrak and commuter rail, which provides an attractive alternative for those traveling into the Nation’s Capital.

The Director of the Fredericksburg Economic Development and Tourism leads a talented team of administrative, management and economic development and tourism professionals who provide high quality business development and tourism services for the Fredericksburg community.  The primary goal of the Department is to increase tax revenues to the City through business recruitment, expansion, retention and re-development and the Director oversees the program of work to accomplish the goal through various programs and methods.  The department has six full-time staffers and three part-time staffers, plus a complement of 12 part-time travel counselors who staff the Fredericksburg Visitor Center, operated under the department’s purview. The Director oversees all day-to-day operations of the Department and is involved in short and long range planning and managing the organization, policy development and implementation, budget development and administration, development of key staff, organizational expansion, service delivery and other administrative functions.  The Director also serves as a lead official in communicating with the City Council and the Economic Development Authority.  The Director serves under the direct supervision of the City Manager.

Requires a Bachelors’ degree (Masters preferred) in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Urban Planning or other related field of study, with core courses in economic development.  This education will be supplemented with six to nine years experience in economic development with financial/budgeting, media relations, government affairs/liaison and supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.  Tourism experience a plus.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Background and driving record checks required.

The salary for the position is negotiable based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Excellent City benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, annual and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance.

While the position is open until filled, the City will first consider completed City Applications, cover letters and resumes received by Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

For City application or more information, visit  www.fredericksburgva.gov
or the
HR Department 
715 Princess Anne Street, Room 217
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540.372.1028

(POSTED August 2)

 

CHIEF OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Botetourt County

Botetourt

Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services

Botetourt County, Virginia (population 33,486 located within the Roanoke Valley) is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.  The successful candidate will lead a very progressive and evolving combination department of 12 volunteer agencies and full-time staff of 33.  This position is currently vacant due to the recent passing of the incumbent Chief.

The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in the field, and be responsible for all aspects of Fire, EMS and emergency management..  He/She will recognize the importance and value of emergency service volunteers, bring or establish creative programs that will recognize, utilize and work to grow the volunteer ranks.  This position requires a team oriented, consensus-building leader, with a strong history of proven management experiences in fire services, EMS or emergency management; 2-year degree or commensurate education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication, budgeting, strategic planning, analytical and organization skills needed. The ideal candidate will have extensive background in administering a combination department that includes several volunteer agencies and career staff operating as components of a county-wide system.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and includes a competitive benefits package including state retirement.

Go to www.botetourtva.gov for application, complete job description and benefits summary.

Preference will be given to applications received by close of business, September 1, 2016.

Application, cover letter including current salary, salary requirement for this position, and resume 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 Chief in the subject line)

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Botetourt County, a growing suburban and rural environment has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity.  Our offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 25 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Position will remain open until filled.

Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED August 2)

 

FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR
James City County

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Family Services Supervisor

$47,424/year or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

Duties may be performed outside normal working hours.

James City County Social Services seeks an individual to perform experienced work providing vital community services in the provision of social service programs, to include Adult Protective Services and employment services, as well as assisting with other programs, within agency policies, objectives, and professional standards.

Responsibilities:

•Provide daily direct oversight of case management duties performed by assigned staff to ensure adherence to Federal, State and local policies and procedures.
•Assign cases and conduct regular reviews of all cases to ensure effective case management and follow-up practices are adhered to.
•Provide guidance and direction for emergency situations.
•Provide 24 hour on-call supervision and responsibilities over critical programs and consultation for after-hours emergencies.
•Conducts performance evaluations and trainings for assigned staff.

Requirements:

•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.
•Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Virginia driver’s license with acceptable driving record based on County criteria.
•Knowledge of local services and resources including schools, courts, and mental health agencies.
•Ability to read legal documents, technical manuals, medical records, and psychological evaluations; and the ability to write various reports and court summaries.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/29/2016, 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 August 1)

 

GROUNDSKEEPER
James City County

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Groundskeeper

$22,955/year or higher, DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

This position must report to work during inclement weather.

General Services is seeking a motivated individual to perform responsible landscaping and maintenance tasks to ensure the attractive appearance and proper upkeep of County grounds and planted areas.

Responsibilities:

•Maintain appearance of grounds including mowing, edging, weeding, watering, trimming raking and planting, including athletic fields.
•Maintain sidewalks and other paved areas by picking up debris including rubbish, pine cones, sticks, branches, etc. from grounds and paved area.
•Maintain grounds-keeping equipment by performing preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance; moves office furniture, boxes, etc., as requested, including voting machines.
•Assist in building maintenance/repair/renovations and special construction projects as required.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school diploma; and some experience in the methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in grounds maintenance work as needed to maintain gardens, building grounds, and paved areas.
•Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria.
•Must have the ability to perform strenuous physical labor; to operate powered grounds-keeping equipment and electric hand tools; and to deal courteously with the public and to follow oral and written instructions.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm EST 10/29/2016, 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 August 1)

 

INSTRUCTOR II (WATER SAFETY)
James City County

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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
•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 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 11:59 pm EST 09/29/2016, 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 August 1)

 

LIFEGUARD (INDOOR)
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.

Parks and Recreation seeks several individuals available to work on-call hours at the indoor pool in the James City County Recreation 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 11:59 pm EST 09/29/2016, 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 August 1)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER
Chesterfield County

Chesterfield

Administrative Manager
Library

Starting Salary: $47,692

Deadline:  5pm August 11, 2016

Chesterfield County is seeking an Administrative Manager to supervise, train, motivate and evaluate the work of paraprofessional and administrative staff.  Assist with the planning and organization of staff assignments.  Develop, implement and maintain administrative procedures.  Assist with the preparation and monitoring of the operating, capital and grant-based budgets as assigned.  Monitor revenues and expenditures to ensure sound fiscal control.  Research, compile, analyze and summarize statistical data and fiscal reports for data-driven decisions and special projects.  Oversee purchasing in the areas of supplies, maintenance, furniture and equipment.  Monitor department/program contracts and agreements for compliance.  Report fiscal and statistical data to other departments and agencies.  Contribute to and implement short and long-term strategic planning.  Review daily cash receipts, monitor cash handling procedures and provide training as needed.  Records management.  Assist with special projects and actively participates on committees, councils, teams, etc. within the department and county.  Perform other work as required.

Successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field; at least three years of professional experience that includes fiscal management, budgeting, administrative analysis, business or customer services, contracts, etc., including at least two years of supervisory/office management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Working knowledge of the principles and practices of administrative management, supervision and resource allocation; and of budget evaluation, preparation and control.  Advanced working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.  Ability to supervise staff; manage multiple areas of responsibility, assignments and projects simultaneously; to conduct difficult analytical studies involving administrative and/or financial systems and procedures, interpret and analyze the fiscal or technical data, and make recommendations for decision making; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to operate a computer, software and other standard office equipment and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.

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.  This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice’s “Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy” and therefore required successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check. 

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 August 1) 

 

JULY 2016

 

TOWN MANAGER
Town of Pearisburg

Town of Pearisburg

Town Manager

The Town of Pearisburg is seeking a Town Manager to act as Chief Administrative Officer for the Town.  This position will be responsible for the general management of the administrative affairs and work of the Town, implementing service programs including water and sewer, planning and zoning, economic development, preparation of budgets, reports and proposals for the Town Council as needed.   The Manager will also serve as the Town representative to the merchants, citizens and general public.

Please go to www.pearisburg.org for more details and minimum qualifications on the job position.

Salary for the position ranges from $70,000 to $80,000 DOQ.  The salary is negotiable and based on experience and qualifications.  The position is supplemented by an excellent benefits package.  A budget is provided for Town Manager professional dues and conference expenses.

Position to remain open until filled.  First review of applications to take place September 15, 2016.

To be considered please submit a cover letter, application, resume’ with salary history and requirements along with four professional references to the
Town of Pearisburg, Attention: Regina Harless
112 Tazewell Street
Pearisburg, VA  24134
or submit by email to Regina Harless, Town Clerk at rharless@pearisburg.org  540.921.0340
An application can be downloaded from www.pearisburg.org.

The Town of Pearisburg is an EOE.

(POSTED July 29) 

 

COMMUNITY SCHOOL SITE SUPERVISOR
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Community School Site Supervisor

Under general supervision, performs part-time work in supervising afternoon and evening use of community school sites through the Department of Community Education.   Employee is responsible for overseeing facility use, ensuring safe and responsible use by all program participants, serving as liaison with program leaders/instructors and school custodians and securing facilities.  Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the school staff, general public and program participants. Reports to the Director of Community Education.

For complete job descriptions and to apply please visit: www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED July 27) 

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Frederick County

Frederick

Maintenance Technician
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

The successful applicant will:

•Perform maintenance and minor repairs of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems;
•Perform minor electrical and plumbing repairs;
•Inspects, maintains and performs minor repairs of the Detention Center’s power generation systems;
•Installs and repairs both mechanical and automated lock and high security control systems;
•Maintains the facility’s security surveillance system;
•Conducts maintenance and repair of the Detention Center’s intercom and public address systems;
•Maintains and repairs the facility’s commercial kitchen and laundry equipment;
•Supervises the non-technical activities of contractor personnel assigned work within the Detention Center;
•Maintains strict accountability and control of tools and equipment;
•Reads and interprets the Detention Center’s blueprints and other design schematics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Ability to work in environment susceptible to some degree of risk to personal safety in an inherently stressful environment;
•Thorough knowledge of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems;
•Basic carpentry and welding skills required;
•Knowledge of high security locks and electronic surveillance systems;
•Knowledge of basic security procedures and equipment accountability procedures;
•Ability to receive and monitor the performance/conduct of contractor visitors;
•Ability to enforce safety and security procedures;
•Ability to read and analyze drawings and schematics.

Education/Experience:

•Three (3) years’ experience in building and/or equipment maintenance preferred;
•Graduation from high school or certification of high school equivalency required, supplemented by specific vocational training in work area.

Miscellaneous Position Information:

•Position is primarily Monday – Friday 0800hrs-1600hrs, however sporadic weekends and holidays may be required;
Public Safety Application must be completed, in full, for position consideration;
•Salary Range: $32,300 – $51,700, dependent on experience and/or qualifications;
Position will remain opened 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

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 July 27) 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Prince Edward County

PrinceEdward

Economic Development Specialist

The County of Prince Edward is accepting applications for an experienced, full-time Economic Development Specialist.  Duties will include a wide variety of activities to promote Prince Edward County’s value as a business location.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public administration, marketing, business administration, economics or closely related field.  Four years of professional experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  Salary is DOQ, plus County benefits.

Application deadline is Friday, August 26, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.

A resume, letter of interest and County application should be submitted to:
County Administrator’s Office
P.O. Box 382
111 South Street, 3rd Floor
Farmville, Virginia 23901

County applications and a complete job description are available on the County’s web site at www.co.prince-edward.va.us or in the Prince Edward County Administrator’s OfficeTEL: 434.392.8837

EOE

(POSTED July 26)

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE BOARD DIVISION DIRECTOR
Hanover County

Hanover

Community Service Board Division Director Business Operations

$83,303.00 – $95,795.00 Annually
Full-time
Location:  Washington Highway, Ashland, VA

This is an advanced professional position. The incumbent performs complex tasks to supervise and manage all customer service, accounting, reimbursement, information technology and facility management functions for the County’s Human Service departments. The incumbent reports to the Department Head of both the Community Services Board and Department of Social Services and supervises the Business Operations Team. The incumbent serves on the executive team of both agencies.

•Advises agency heads on policy matters relating to department business operations.
•Develops policies and procedures that ensure compliance with County policies, industry standards, and State/Federal laws and regulations.
•Supervises financial reporting for both departments.
•Serves as the CSB’s lead for the Performance Contract with the State.
•Manages questions and complaints by customers to ensure superior customer service.
•Coordinates acquisition and maintenance of facility and capital improvements.
•Supervises employees, performing related human resources functions and completing necessary paperwork.
•Prepares quarterly/annual reports and makes presentations.
•Performs related work as assigned.

Special Conditions:

•Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting
•Twelve-month probationary period
•CPS (Child Protective Services) Check – DSS, CSB, Community Resources and Court Services only
•Work beyond normal work schedule

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of accounting required.  Must have good knowledge of regulations governing financial operations, billing, collections, customer service, financial reporting, and information technology systems.  Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal and accounting data and to prepare appropriate statements and reports. Must have knowledge of personnel management and the ability to effectively supervise and train staff in multiple facilities.  Must have ability to establish effective relationships with employees, County staff, and the public.  Excellent communication and analytical skills, with sound professional judgment required. Must have ability to lead teams supporting multiple functions while developing solutions to complex problems.

Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or relevant field, required with emphasis in accounting or financial management preferred.  At least six (6) years of professional experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience required.  MBA or MPA preferred – OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.

ALL INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST VISIT WWW.HANOVERCOUNTYJOBS.COM TO APPLY.

(POSTED July 26)

 

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 $26,729 – $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 July 26)

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Spotsylvania County

Spotsylvania

County Attorney

The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors seeks a skilled and experienced Attorney to lead the County Attorney’s Office in meeting the varied challenges of a fast-paced, high-volume local government practice in a growing community. Spotsylvania County (400+ sq. mi., +/- 125,000 citizens) is located on the I-95 corridor just south of the Rappahannock River, equidistant between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. The County Attorney will lead an office of attorneys and paralegals that perform legal research, prepare legal opinions and briefs, conduct litigation, review bonds, contracts and planning documents; and provide legal advice to various County departments.

The successful applicant will be a contract employee, serving at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.  Candidates considered should have at least 10 yrs. of local government exp., including litigation in both state and federal courts.  Experience managing an office, participating in Board meetings, handling complex land use matters, as well as employment law issues and tax-related litigation is preferred.  Valid VA law license and good standing with the VA State Bar required.  The County offers an excellent benefits package, including membership in the Virginia Retirement System.

Submit an online County employment application, resume, and writing sample at www.spotsylvania.va.us

Salary is $150,000+ commensurate with qualifications.

Deadline August 15, 2016.

Spotsylvania County is an equal opportunity employer.

(POSTED July 25)

 

CS THERAPIST III, HORTICULTURAL THERAPY PROGRAM
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

CS Therapist III, Horticultural Therapy Program

POSITION #: 167015
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES
SALARY:  $61,405.50 – $104,247.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/25/16
CLOSING DATE: 08/08/16

 

INTRODUCTION:
Prince William County Community Services Horticultural Therapy program is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time CS Therapist III position. Successful applicants will have experience providing clinical supervision to subordinate staff providing services to seriously mentally ill adults in a Horticultural Therapy Program or horticultural-related business. Successful candidates will have knowledge of the Recovery Model practices, running psycho-educational groups, skill based teaching of pre-vocational and independent living skills, horticultural therapy practices and activities, collaborating and coordinating with primary treatment provider and have knowledge and experience providing services to seriously mentally ill adults, and SMI.

 

DUTIES SPECIFIC TO THIS POSITION:

•Prepares and presents case presentations for clinical supervision;

•Conducts screening interviews and completes assessments; makes initial diagnosis and develops and implements individual treatment plans; maintains records according to agency’s policies and procedures; prepares reports;

•Provides case coordination activities for multi-problem clients, including outreach, assessment, coordination with other service providers, client advocacy, and after care treatment;

•Provides crisis intervention/linkages to crisis services for clients, including those at high risk for suicide/homicide;

•Provides assessment and intervention through the following treatment activities as required: psychosocial rehabilitation/horticultural therapy and psycho-educational groups;

•Provides clinical management and first-line supervision;

•Provides clinical services; consultation and technical assistance to families, professional and community agencies;

•Plans for and provides psycho-educational groups for persons served;

•Attends and participates in staff meetings and professional development activities;

•Assists in budgeting, hiring, and administrative tasks for the team;

•Ability to educate and train staff regarding the use of horticultural therapy.

 

PREFERENCES:

•Knowledge and experience providing clinical supervision to staff

•Knowledge and experience providing services to SMI adults

•Knowledge of psychotropic medications relating to SMI

•Experience working in a Horticultural therapy program setting

•Certified or Registered Horticultural Therapist

•Professional clinical supervisory experience

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a related behavioral science field; and 2-3 years’ experience in the delivery of human services in a Mental Health outpatient environment; and 1-2 years supervisory experience.

For a complete job description and to apply on-line please visit our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pwcgov

Prince William County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 25)

 

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION LEADER
James City County

JamesCityNew

Therapeutic Recreation Leader

$19,855/year; Full-Time/Temporary position + partial benefits.

Parks & Recreation is seeking an individual to assist in overseeing, organizing, and planning before and after school and Summer programs for the inclusion of persons with disabilities. The successful applicant will have knowledge of diverse types of disabilities and be able to communicate effectively; work collaboratively with teachers and parents of those with disabilities; convey a positive attitude towards others; and have the ability to solve problems creatively. Classes and camp program schedules vary Mon-Fri between 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and occasional weekends.

Requirements:

•Any combination of education equivalent to high school.
•Applicants must have experience working with individuals with disabilities.
•Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry it up to 50 feet.
•CPR and first-aid certifications preferred; training available after hire.
•Post-offer drug screen, criminal history, sex offender and Child Protective Services registry checks and tuberculosis test conducted.
•A valid Virginia driver’s license preferred.

Accepting applications until midnight 08/18/2016 (EST) 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 July 25)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Goochland County

Goochland

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

Goochland County’s next Director of Financial Services will inherit a fiscally sound local government with a AAA bond rating. The Financial Services Director will provide financial leadership, advice, and consultation to shape the County for decades to come. The Financial Services Director is an executive level position that reports to the County Administrator. As the financial advisor to the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors, this position provides critical input on strategic planning and problem solving on significant and complex financial matters, including funding strategies, financial forecasting, debt financing and debt management, and procurement compliance.  The position serves as a key member of the senior leadership team and plans, directs, and oversees all Accounting, Purchasing, Payroll and Budget functions of the County, including facilitating the coordination of these functions in Utilities, School Board, Social Services, and others with the general government.

Essential Functions:

Prepares, maintains, and oversees all accounting, financial reporting, and budgetary information for the County: including preparing and/or overseeing quarterly and annual financial and budget information that complies with applicable Federal, State, professional and technical accounting standards, and laws including compliance with GAAP, GASB regulations and requirements of the VA Auditor of Public Accounts. Responsible for maintaining the County’s AAA bond rating and for developing associated documentation and coordination with rating agencies. Oversees the compilation, preparation, implementation, and monitoring of the County’s Budget.  Supervises purchasing operations; including directing and participating in the formulation and implementation of purchasing policies, and providing general advice, assistance, and recommendations to the Purchasing Director. Oversees preparation of the general ledger including establishing appropriate internal controls for financial transactions for the County.  Responsible for accounts payable as well as accounts receivable functions ensuring the timely payment of monies owed by the County as well as the timely collection of certain revenues.  Oversee the planning, coordination, and managing of all County payroll functions related to employees, the Board of Supervisors, and other paid Boards in order to ensure the accurate and timely processing of payroll, tax deductions, other deductions, retirement reports, and W-2’s in accordance with all laws/regulations.  Must be able to manage all payroll and benefit accounting functions.  Manages the external audit process, which includes compiling the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Comparative Cost Report.  Oversees debt financing, fixed assets, and grant activity.  Oversees the County’s property and casualty insurance program to protect the County’s assets as well as ensuring appropriate protection for the County against claims and demands.  Directs and participates in the formulation, recommendation, and implementation of financial policies.  May serve as the County Administrator in the absence of the Deputy or County Administrator.  Will play a key leadership role in the replacement of the County’s financial system software.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Minimum Qualifications):

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work as a member of a team.  Knowledge of governmental accounting processes and principles.  Proven experience in establishing internal controls and reporting systems.  Ability to analyze accounting issues and authoritative literature, formulate recommendations, and implement and communicate technical changes and improvements as required.  Knowledge of automated financial systems and strong financial reporting skills.  Knowledge in payroll processing and governmental budgeting.  Must possess analytical and problem solving skills.

Education/Training:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (Master’s Degree and/or CPA preferred) and a minimum of five years’ management experience in a complex accounting environment, preferably Virginia local governmental accounting; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Experience in preparing finished financial statements for audit purposes and local government budgets for consideration by the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.

The hiring salary range is expected to be $93,000 – $129,000 depending on qualifications.

An online Goochland County Employment Application is required for consideration of this position and is available at www.goochlandva.us/231/Employment-Opportunities.

The position will be opened until filled.  A pre-employment drug screen and background investigation will be required.

Goochland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 25)

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
City of Newport News

CityOfNewportNews

Deputy Director
Department of Human Services

The City of Newport News Department of Human Services is seeking an energetic, team-oriented Deputy Director with a passion for Human Services and service to the community.

The Deputy Director is responsible for developing and administering programs and systems to support and promote high performance strategies and meeting organizational needs, vision and values. Supervises and administers budget preparation, monitors expenditures, staff development and training and succession planning, performance management, employee relations, prioritizes and assigns work and related activities. Advises and assists with establishing and implementing internal departmental organization and management systems.

Establishes systems for ensuring City and departmental procedures are appropriately administered.  Assists with strategic planning, research, studies and special projects.  Responds to inquiries related to human services programs and agency policies.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Human Services, Social Work or a related field and 5 – 7 years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in human services or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s Degree is desirable. The salary range for this position is $72,592 – $129,377.

To view additional information and to apply, please visit va-newportnews.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx before August 11, 2016.

EOE

(POSTED July 21)

 

PARK AIDE-WORK AS REQUIRED
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Park Aide – Work As Required

Part-time Limited Hours: No set number of hours per week; hours and days worked may vary from week to week and will include holidays and weekends.
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of tasks in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the County parks to provide a safe environment for visitors; performs related work as required.

For a more detailed job description and how to apply visit www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED July 21)

 

UTILITY WORKER I,II OR III-DISTRIBUTION
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Utility Worker I, II or III – Distribution

This position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately. 

Under general supervision performs specialized semi-skilled work and manual labor repairing and replacing water mains and water lines. A variety of procedures, equipment, and heavy machinery are used to maintain, repair and install water and sewer lines, water meters, valves, and servicing water hydrants.

For a more detailed job description and how to apply visit www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED July 21)

 

SENIOR REVENUE SPECIALIST
Gloucester County

Gloucester

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.

For a more detailed job description and how to apply visit www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED July 21)

 

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR-CUSTODIAL
Gloucester County

Gloucester

Maintenance Supervisor – Custodial

Under general supervision, performs administrative and supervisory work directing the operation and maintenance of County buildings and facilities. Employee is responsible for planning, scheduling, supervising, participating in, and inspecting the work of departmental employees engaged in the custodial maintenance of County buildings and facilities.

For a more detailed job description and how to apply visit www.gloucesterva.jobs

EOE M/F/D

(POSTED July 21)

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Frederick County

Frederick

Licensed Practical Nurse
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center

Primary Tasks:
The incumbent performs basic and intermediate medical evaluations, physical examinations, and assessments of the inmate population. Provides daily nursing, first aid, and emergency medical care and treatment in accordance with Physician approved protocols. Conducts daily nurse sick call. Administers medications, to include injections in accordance with the Medical Director’s orders. Controls, issues, and monitors the use of medications in accordance with the Code of Virginia. The incumbent performs venipuncture and collects other laboratory specimens. The LPN completes reports and medical forms, assists with physician’s sick call, and performs other medical duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General and intermediate knowledge of both the common and more complicated medical practices, procedures and techniques associated with standard physician examination. Intermediate knowledge of medical diagnostic processes. Ability to administer medications, perform basic and intermediate treatments, first aid, and emergency procedures as prescribed or as necessary. Ability to follow technical oral and written instructions in exact detail. Ability to maintain and document accurate, concise and clear records and reports. Ability to understand and strictly adhere to the security guidelines and Code of Ethics required in this facility.

Experience:
Two (2) years of LPN experience in a clinic environment desired.

Education:
Must have graduated successfully from an accredited School of Nursing and have or awaiting Virginia licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Position Information:

•Four 10-hour shifts; Every other weekend required; Evening Shift 1:30-11:30 p.m.
•Night/Weekend Differential Pay;
•No heavy lifting of patients;
•Salary Range:$36,800-$58,800 DOE/DOQ; NRADC Application with resume must be submitted.

Should you like to visit the facility, arrange a tour by calling Administrative Services at:
540.665.6374

 

Frederick County benefits included.
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/jobs.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Position is open until filled

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 21)

 

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Essex County

Essex

Director of Planning and Community Development

Status:  Full time, Salary – $50,311.83 – $85,530.11, Grade 116, with benefits

Essex County is seeking a professional individual to serve as the County’s Director of Planning and Community Development.  This individual will also serve as the County’s Zoning Administrator and Subdivision Agent.  The incumbent will administer the subdivision ordinance, site plan requirements and conditional use permit procedures.  The Director will also review subdivision plans and recommend improvements in proposed design on plats.  This position is responsible for coordinating applications for requests for rezoning, conditional use permits, special exceptions, variances, ordinance amendments, and other related planning matters. This position serves as advisor to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and other municipal officials on questions relating to the application, interpretation and amendment of the Zoning Ordinance.  The incumbent directs the development of the annual Capital Improvements Program document with the Planning Commission.  The Director of Planning and Community Development reports directly to the County Administrator.

A Bachelors’ degree is required (supplemental work on master’s degree in urban planning or architecture preferred) with at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial position.  Qualification for membership in American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred– OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities of this position is acceptable.

For more information please contact
Pam Smith, Interim County Administrator, at 804.443.8155
or visit our Website at http://www.essex-virginia.org/county_government/employment
To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained online at the County’s website.
Completed applications, along with a resume’ and cover letter, should be submitted to
Pam Smith
P. O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA  22560

Open to all applicants July 21 – August 21, 2016.

First consideration will be given to applications received by August 21, 2016Open until filled.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

(POSTED July 21)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECYCLING MANAGER
Fauquier County

Fauquier2

Environmental Services Recycling Manager

 

Local government opportunity with excellent benefits package!

Make a difference in your community!

APPLY TODAY!

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs intermediate professional and administrative work identifying, researching, and recommending recycling alternatives; maintains customer-friendly, safe and efficient collection and recycling services; assures high quality of recycled commodities to maximize marketing value; does related work as required. Work is performed under occasional supervision. Position is considered essential personnel.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques of recycling and clean community programs; thorough knowledge of program objectives, procedures and organization; general knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment; ability to devise detailed procedures and methodology; ability to plan to organize the work of volunteers; ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare reports and records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & REQUIREMENTS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business management, environmental studies or related field and some experience in recycling and related operations.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

For more information & to submit your application please visit

https://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov

EEO/AA/M/F/D

(POSTED July 21)

 

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT
City of Charlottesville

Charlottesville

Chief Accountant

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The starting hiring range is $52,933.92 to $83,909.28 annually.

Under limited supervision and a high degree of independence, plans, and coordinates the activities of a professional accounting staff engaged in the performance, analysis, and review of highly complex, diversified accounting tasks for the City. Works with Accountants throughout the city to ensure that accounting of the City’s finances are conducted according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles while meeting the standards of reporting by the Government Accounting Standards

Board. Works with the Comptroller to ensure that accounting records are kept according to prescribed standards in the City’s ERP financial system in a way that will produce successful audit results.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

•Coordinates work of City Accounting staff to ensure that financial records are kept in a way to successfully report financial results.
•Working under the direction of the Comptroller, ensures that the production of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is prepared accurately, and on time. This will involve coordinating each accountant’s assigned CAFR tasks. Assist Accountants in completion of assigned tasks when necessary.
•Works with the Comptroller to ensure new reporting data elements capture requirements for governmental and government-wide reporting both for governmental and business- type activitie Understands how data impacts financial statements.
•Reviews and approves journal entries of Accountants in the absence of the Comptroller.
•In the absence of the Comptroller, performs ERP system accounting period closing functions, or ensures that these functions are successful. Works with Accountants to clear up discrepancies on a monthly basis, before accounting periods are closed.
•Works with external auditor staff in answering questions about transactions, and directs questions to Accountants or the Comptroller as needed.
•Works with City staff to provide answers related to financial information as requeste Prepares and disburses customer and/or client accounting documents and correspondence and resolves inquiries by customers, clients and/or the general public for assigned areas of responsibility.
•Responsible for knowing and following accounting pronouncements issued by various regulatory bodies, such as the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) including best practices of the GFOA, and recommends revisions to established policies and procedures as indicated. Determines how reporting from new GASB pronouncements will be handled within the General Ledger, and CAFR components such as statements, notes, and required supplementary information.
•Manages the general ledger posting, reconciliation, and clearing of accounts and journal entries, of outside departments and programs. Analyzes general ledger account details and works with Accountants to correct anomalies.
•Assists staff in preparation of audit work papers and Prepared by Client items for annual
•Works with Comptroller completing the GFOA checklist completion before CAFR is submitted for revie
•Trains new Accountants on specific tasks related to their job
•Attends training annually to keep abreast of Accounting standards and changes, maintains CPE’s as necessary for credential

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

Minimum Qualifications:

-Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university.
-Minimum of five years’ experience preparing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for a state or local government.
-Ten years of governmental accounting experience require

Special Qualifications:

-A certification from a government finance officers association. (This certification could be from the GFOA, VGFOA, or another state. A Certified Public Accountant with governmental experience would be an acceptable substitute for the government certificate.)

Skills: Expert knowledge of accounting theory, principles and practices; thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations governing municipal finance; ability to read and interpret reports and policies and procedures; ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; ability to deal effectively with co-workers and senior management; ability to prioritize and complete work under strict deadlines. Ability to build cooperation with other Accountants in meeting assigned tasks. Has ability to communicate effectively.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS & WORK CONTACTS: Standard work environment.

Applications are only accepted online at www.charlottesville.org/jobs

CLOSING DATE: 08/12/16 05:00 PM

For more information, please contact:
City of Charlottesville
Department of Human Resources
P. O. Box 911
605 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434.970.3490

hr@charlottesville.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 21)

 

SENIOR ASSISTANT TO THE DISTRICT SUPERVISOR(CHIEF OF STAFF)
Prince William County

PrinceWilliam

SENIOR ASSISTANT TO THE DISTRICT SUPERVISOR (Chief of Staff)

POSITION #:       896285
DEPARTMENT:  BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS
SALARY:               $49,978.50 – $84,825.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/07/16

CLOSING DATE:  Continuous

INTRODUCTION:
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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Political Science, or Business/Public Administration with course work in secretarial science; and 3-5 years of extensive and progressively responsible administrative experience in local government organization such as a magisterial district office; and 1-2 years supervisory experience as required by delegated duties and responsibilities.

For a complete job description and to apply on-line please visit our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pwcgov

Prince William County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 20)

 

EMT-INTERMEDIATE
Westmoreland County

Westmoreland

EMT- Intermediate

Full – Time Base Salary: $33,000.00 / annual
Part – Time Hourly Rate: $15.86 per hour

The Westmoreland County Department of EMS is seeking qualified applicants for Full-Time and Part-Time EMT-Intermediate vacancies.

Prerequisites:

•Minimum of 21 years of age
•Valid Driver’s License, Current copy of Virginia driving record
•Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) – Preferably EVOC Class 2
•Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate
•Current CPR Certification (BLS Healthcare Professional or equivalent)
•Hazard Material Awareness
•National incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800
•Proof of release by OMD

The Department of Emergency Services is a rapidly growing organization, looking for highly motivated individuals.  Eligible applicants must successfully complete an oral interview, medical and drug screening.

To be considered for one of these positions, please submit a completed and signed employment application with copies of all EMS certifications.  Please call 804.493.0130 to obtain applications.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Mail application and copies of all EMS certifications:

 Westmoreland County EMS
Attn: Jeff Beasley, Chief of EMS
PO Box 1000
Montross, VA 22520

(POSTED July 20)

 

EMT-PARAMEDIC
Westmoreland County

Westmoreland

EMT-Paramedic

Full – Time Base Salary: $36,500.00 / annual
Part – Time Hourly Rate: $17.54 per hour

The Westmoreland County Department of EMS is seeking qualified applicants for Full-Time and Part-Time EMT-Paramedic vacancies.

Prerequisites:

•Minimum of 21 years of age
•Valid Driver’s License, Current copy of Virginia driving record
•Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) – Preferably EVOC Class 2
•Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic
•Current CPR Certification (BLS Healthcare Professional or equivalent)
•Hazard Materials Awareness
•National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800
•Proof of release by OMD

The Department of Emergency Services is a rapidly growing organization, looking for highly motivated individuals.  Eligible applicants must successfully complete an oral interview, medical and drug screening.

To be considered for one of these positions, please submit a completed and signed employment application with copies of all EMS certifications. Please call 804.493.0130 to obtain applications.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Mail application and copies of all EMS certifications:

Westmoreland County EMS
Attn: Jeff Beasley, Chief of EMS
PO Box 1000
Montross, VA 22520

(POSTED July 20)

 

EMT-BASIC
Westmoreland County

Westmoreland

EMT-Basic

Full – Time Base Salary: $29,500 / annual
Part – Time Hourly Rate: $14.18 per hour

The Westmoreland County Department of EMS is seeking qualified applicants for Full-Time and Part-Time EMT-Basic vacancies.

Prerequisites:

•Minimum of 21 years of age
•Valid Driver’s License, Current copy of Virginia driving record
•Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) – Preferably EVOC Class 2
•Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
•Current CPR Certification (BLS Healthcare Professional or equivalent)
•Hazard Materials Awareness
•National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800
•Proof of release by OMD

The Department of Emergency Services is a rapidly growing organization, looking for highly motivated individuals.  Eligible applicants must successfully complete an oral interview, medical and drug screening.

To be considered for one of these positions, please submit a completed and signed employment application with copies of all EMS certifications. Please call 804.493.0130 to obtain applications.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Mail application and copies of all EMS certifications:

Westmoreland County EMS
Attn: Jeff Beasley, Chief of EMS
PO Box 1000
Montross, VA 22520

(POSTED July 20)

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES
Town of Leesburg

Leesburg

Deputy Director of Utilities

The Town of Leesburg (51,209), situated on the outskirts of the Washington, DC metropolitan area in Loudoun County, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the Town’s Deputy Director of Utilities.

The Town operates under the Council-Manager form of government consisting of a Mayor and six-member Council that are elected at large on a non-partisan basis. The Council serves as the Town’s legislative body and appoints a Town Manager to oversee the day to day operations of the Town. Leesburg provides a range of comprehensive services that include water and sewer, police, parks and recreation, finance, planning and economic development.  For Fiscal Year 2017, the Town has adopted a General Fund budget of $54.8 million, a 5.5% increase from the previous fiscal year.

The Town of Leesburg operates a well-known and recognized utilities department that is a leader in utility operations and provides a variety of progressive services to residents. The Town places a great focus on their award winning customer service program and creating a highly efficient, collaborative operation for utilities within the Town and is seeking a Deputy Director that will aid the Director in achieving this vision.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field, with a master’s degree preferred. Competitive candidates will possess seven to ten years of progressively responsible engineering experience relating to the design, construction and inspection construction of public water and sewer facilities, which should include three to five years or management responsibility. Candidates must be certified as a professional engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or have the ability to obtain this certification within one year of appointment. Experience and familiarity with current legislation pertaining to water, wastewater and environmental issues as well as a demonstrated record of involvement in water or wastewater associations is desired. The Town is seeking individuals who are energetic about progressive utility systems and who will bring new, engaging ideas for ways to improve and enhance the existing system in Leesburg. A full profile describing the Town and the position may be found at http://waters-company.com/wp-content/uploads/Town-of-Leesburg-Profile-FINAL.pdf.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family 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 August 14, 2016. To be considered, please submit your application, cover letter, résumé and list of references online at www.leesburgva.gov/jobs. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town. The Town will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

The Town of Leesburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 20)

 

E & S INSPECTOR I
Augusta County

Augusta

E & S INSPECTOR I

The County of Augusta is accepting applications for an Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector I in the Department of Community Development.  A partial listing of the duties and responsibilities of the position are as follows: Inspection County Stormwater Management facilities; inspecting commercial/industrial and subdivision construction sites; enforce County Ordinances; and inspecting drainage and erosion complaints; maintain records and files and prepare reports.

This position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level engineering course work and considerable engineering experience including certification by DCR as an Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector or ability to obtain within two years.  The County offers an excellent fringe benefits package including retirement, group life and health insurance, and PTO leave program.  Hiring range is $33,331 – $36,664 depending upon qualifications.

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

Position opened until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 20)

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Albemarle County

Albemarle

Public Safety Communications Officer
Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center (E-911/ECC)

 

Full-Time, 12 Months
Non-Exempt, Pay Grade 11, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible

Join a dedicated team of principled public servants that are committed to building leaders who inspire and achieve excellence through the practice of our core values including innovation, learning, integrity, and stewardship. We are seeking individuals to serve the citizens of our region as Public Safety Communications Officers who are committed to partnering with the community and has demonstrated superior ability as a leader.

THE POSITION – PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Our Public Safety Communications Officer performs responsible telecommunications work under frequently stressful conditions. Work is in the receipt of emergency and non-emergency calls for service from the public, law enforcement, and fire and rescue communities, as well as maintenance of radio communications with same emergency units. Extensive training is completed during initial months of employment, followed by a period of close supervision until a degree of proficiency is demonstrated in each phase of work. After the training period is completed, work is performed under regular supervision.

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment;
•Practices teamwork and leadership;
•Is able to develop working relationships with the emergency responders and citizens;
•Demonstrates fairness and empathy to our customers;

 THE AGENCY – ECC

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center is a regional public safety communications center serving the City of Charlottesville, the University of Virginia, and Albemarle County. ECC is responsible for both dispatch/E-911 response and the disaster planning, training, and management through their Office of Emergency Management. ECC is a CALEA Nationally Accredited with Excellence Communications Center and an APCO Nationally Certified Training Program.

To learn more about the Emergency Communication Center click here.

THE EXPECTATIONS

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

• Receives emergency request for service by radio and telephone, determines appropriate response according to location and nature of problem and procedures of the department(s);
• Receives non-emergency requests for service and provides information to callers when response in person by police, fire, or rescue agency is inappropriate;
• Transfers calls to Poison Control Center and surrounding jurisdictions’ Emergency Communications Centers; monitor transferred calls to ensure pick-up and appropriate response;
• Operates and monitors multiple emergency radio frequencies;
• Performs the functions and duties of emergency medical dispatch while providing pre-arrival emergency medical instructions and relaying vital information to the EMS responders; Operates and enters information into the computer aided dispatch system;
• Maintains communications with responding emergency units to assist them in any manner necessary to complete proper response;
• Documents and records requests for service and tracks response and disposition of calls according to policy and procedures;
• Ensures that all call information is relayed to the responders and entered into the CAD record;
• Operates and monitors national and statewide criminal information network Teletype system;
• Operates and monitors national disaster warning system;
• Implements emergency call-out procedures as appropriate;
• Completes required monthly training to ensure special procedures are reviewed with supervision;
• Operates other related equipment, including voice recording units, telecommunication device for the hearing impaired, Miss Utility, RIOS Interoperability System, Backup Telephone System;
• Assists with the training of new employees to include classroom and continuous on the job training while also performing the functions of a Public Safety Communications Officer;
• Performs other related duties as required.

 THE QUALIFICATIONS

General knowledge of the methods of operation of telecommunication equipment and systems, ability to work well in emergency situations; ability to work well in a stressful environment, ability to work shift work; ability to work well with the public, responder agencies and co-workers; general knowledge of the geography, street and road systems and location of landmarks in the County, City and University of Virginia; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to convey information accurately, and to speak distinctly in stressful situations; courtesy; tact; ability to type 40 wpm and use a CRT keyboard; ability to satisfactorily complete the public safety communication officer training program; ability to obtain and maintain Public Safety Telecommunicator I, Fire Service Communications, Virginia Criminal Information Network/National Crime Information Center, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, and Emergency Medical Dispatch Certifications; ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to successfully complete one year probationary period.

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED and work experience involving public contact, preferably with an emergency response agency. Special Requirements: Completion of appropriate training prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for this level of position. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

THE PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS

Duties are normally performed in a public safety emergency communications center setting, often under stressful conditions, primarily sitting for extended periods of time at a telecommunications console position utilizing radio, telephone, and computer equipment. Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The employee is primarily scheduled for shift work hours which normally are 2-3 day periods consisting of 12-hour shifts. Work periods may have permanent or rotating days off, frequently requiring the employee to work holidays, evenings, or nights. The employee in this position is considered essential personnel and falls under Albemarle County AP-4 and in addition, is subject to working overtime, being held over, or called back for disasters, local emergencies, or special events. Frequent contact with the public, police, fire and emergency medical service providers is necessary. Occasional contact with other federal, state and local government agencies is required. These contacts may require considerable skill in diplomacy, tact or discretion.

THE PROCESS

An invitation-only testing for the Public Safety Communications Officer position will be held. If you have applied for this position and meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an e-mail with further information for the next available posting.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: The salary range for the Public Safety Communications Officer is $35,323 – $42,387 (based on a 2184 hours per year schedule) with excellent benefits including 12 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, VRS retirement, and continuing education/training opportunities. This is a full time, FLSA Non-exempt position. 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)

Learn more about Joining our Team by watching our: ECC Video.

Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

EOE

(POSTED July 19)

 

COUNTY PLANNER
Shenandoah County

Shenandoah

County Planner

Shenandoah County is accepting applications for the position of County Planner.  This position performs difficult professional and administrative work developing and administering farmland preservation programs, natural resources planning activities, long-range comprehensive planning activities and land use planning and zoning activities.

Functions and tasks include drafting updates to the comprehensive plan, operating a local conservation easement program, preparing and presenting reports and providing staff support to various committees. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing in a highly interactive team oriented work environment.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning or other relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job is required.  Experience in administering agricultural land preservation programs and long range community planning is preferred.

Salary is on Grade 18 of the County pay scale with a starting salary range of $38,595 – $47,025. Benefits include Virginia Retirement System, health and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave and holidays.

County application is required. Complete job description available by contacting the
Office of the County Administrator
600 North Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664
Phone: 540.459.6165
or visit our web site at http://shenandoahcountyva.us/administration/employment/

Preliminary review of applications will begin August 15, 2016.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 19)

 

WATER DISTRIBUTION ASSISTANT
James City County

JamesCityNew

Water Distribution 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 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 July 18)

 

DENTAL HYGIENIST
James City County

JamesCityNew

Dental Hygienist

$35.00/hour; 8 hours/week. James City County Olde Towne Medical Center seeks a responsible individual to provide dental care to patients in all facets of a general dental practice to treat, prevent, and educate dental health issues.

Responsibilities: Perform scaling’s, root planning, and polish natural and restored teeth using hand instruments, rotary instruments, prophy jets, and ultrasonic devices; apply sealants. Perform an original or clinical examination of teeth and surrounding tissues; perform subgingival irrigation or subgingival application of Schedule VI medicinal agents in accordance with the Code of Virginia. Assist with placement and removal of elastic orthodontic separators; educate patients on proper handling and care of orthodontic materials; and educate patients in placement and removal of retainers and appliances after fitting. May serve as chair side assistant aiding the dentist’s treatment by concurrently performing supporting actions during routine and surgical procedures. Assist in the development of clinical quality improvement (CQI) activities and clinical protocols and procedures.

Requirements: Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma and some experience in general clerical work or one ear in a medical or dental setting; experience as dental assistant preferred. Must be licensed in the State of Virginia as Dental Hygienist. Must possess or obtain CPR certification within six weeks of employment. Knowledge of dental health principles and practices, wellness concepts, and community resources. Ability to work independently, and as a team member under pressure in a fast-paced clinic setting.

Accepting applications until 11:59 pm (EST) 08/15/2016.

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

(POSTED July 18)

 

OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Amherst County

Amherst

Office Associate

Amherst County is accepting applications to fill the full-time position of Office Associate. This position is responsible for administrative support for the County Administrators Office including but not limited to processing incoming calls, visitors, and work requests, maintaining calendars and the County website, and managing the County’s FOIA requests. This position works under the supervision of the County Administrator. High school diploma or equivalent with  office experience preferred.  For a full job description and list of responsibilities please visit www.countyofamhherst.com.

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. Applications are available through the Office of Human Resources or online at www.countyofamherst.com. Salary is $26629.00.

Applications received until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 18)

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
King William County

KingWilliam

Director of Community Development

SUMMARY: King William County seeks a customer-service oriented manager to lead its Community Development Department.  King William is a growing rural locality approximately 30 minutes east of Richmond.  Bounded by the Pamunkey and Mattaponi Rivers, King William features a blend of natural waters and forests, small and large-scale agriculture and a developing commercial/residential corridor along Route 360.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

-Manage the Community Development Dept, which includes the functions of planning, zoning, subdivisions, building code, GIS, environmental and code enforcement.

-Serve as staff to the Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors and other boards/committees that meet as-needed
-Development and administration of the department budget.

– Supervise a staff of five, including Permit Technician, Environmental Compliance Officer, GIS Technician, Building Official and Building Plans Reviewer
–  Serve as lead on complex development projects such as rezonings, conditional use permits, commercial/industrial site development, utility extensions, transportation projects and grants.

– Work along-side the County Administrator and Economic Development Authority to retain existing businesses and attract new ones

– Review ordinances and provide recommendations to ensure compliance with changes in State Code, best practices and to address emerging issues

– Update and implement the Comprehensive Plan

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

– Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4-years’ experience
– Appropriate experience may be substituted in place of degree requirement
– Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia

– Familiarity with GIS

– Familiarity with utility planning a plus

SALARY/BENEFITS:
Starting Salary will be $71,936 (the position is a Grade 36 which has a range of $71,936 – $100,710). 

This is an exempt position which requires frequent night-meetings, however the regular work week is 35 hours, being 8:30-4:30 with a paid one-hour lunch.  King William offers a competitive benefits package.

 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.  Submit a Cover Letter, Resume and a completed county Application Form.  For a complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our website http://kingwilliamcounty.us/departments-and-services/human-resources/. The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check.

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.

(POSTED July 18)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania

County Administrator

Pittsylvania County (62,426), situated in Virginia’s south-central Piedmont region and considered to be the largest County in the state invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the County’s next County Administrator.

The County operates with a 7-member Board of Supervisors who serves as the elected body, with the County Administrator appointed by the Board and acting as the Chief Administrative Officer for the County. The County Administrator serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors and directs and supervises the operations of all County departments and agencies which are under direct control of the Board. Pittsylvania County provides a full range of services to residents including public safety, law enforcement, emergency management, economic development, and parks and recreation. For Fiscal Year 2017, the County operates with a total budget of $175,800,032 that includes a General Fund budget of $63.7 million. The County is a well-connected and strategically situated community with a strong manufacturing and commercial base and a growing national and international business presence that make it an ideal place to live, work and do business.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance, planning or related field; with a master’s degree desirable. Competitive candidates will possess a minimum of five to seven years of public and/or private sector management experience as a Chief Executive/Administrator or Deputy Chief Executive/Administrator in a high-performing community of organization with a wide range of duties in operation and management. In addition, candidates should possess experience and understanding of growth management, finance and budget, economic development, staff development and maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels. Status as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is a plus.

A full profile describing the County and the Administrator’s position may be found at http://waters-company.com/wp-content/uploads/Pittsylvania-CA-Profile-FINAL.pdf.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family 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 August 15, 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 Pittsylvania County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.

Pittsylvania County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 15)

 

LANDFILL WORKING FIELD SUPERVISOR
Region 2000 LGC

Region2000

Landfill Working Field Supervisor

Region 2000 Services Authority seeks a working field supervisor who performs routine manual duties usually following well-defined procedures including providing services to customers disposing their waste and trash along with operating various types of equipment.  The Field Supervisor also provides direction and routine supervision to Landfill Operators as required.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in sanitary landfill operations or heavy civil construction industry along with 3 years supervisory experience in same.  Associates Degree in Construction management, Environmental Science or related degree may be considered in lieu of some experience.  Valid Virginia Driver’s License, ability to obtain CDL license with tanker and related endorsements; must be insurable under the Authority’s insurance policy.

Starting pay range is dependent on experience.

Required application and more info at
http://www.localgovernmentcouncil.org/about/jobs.html.
Forward application to hr@region2000.org
fax 434.845.3493 or
Region 2000 LGC
828 Main Street, 12th floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504 

Position open until filled.

Drug free environment. VRS employer.  Review of candidates begins 8/1/2016.

EOE

(POSTED July 14)

 

COUNTY MANAGER
Alleghany County, North Carolina

Alleghany nc

County Manager

Alleghany County, NC is seeking a skilled professional with proven leadership ability to serve as the next County Manager as our current manager has taken another manager position after nineteen years of service.  Alleghany County prefers a County Manager who will successfully establish and foster internal and external relationships.  The governing board is seeking a candidate with strong finance/budget/administrative skills while encouraging economic development in our mountainous area.  In addition, the County Manager will lead departments and build teams to provide quality services to the County’s citizens.

Alleghany County is a place of quiet nights, echoing bluegrass music, many local artisans, abundant wildlife, and spectacular scenery.  With a population of just over 11,000, Alleghany County is a smaller thriving community with a strong sense of family. Alleghany County employs 145 FTE employees across 21 departments and has a total budget of $15M.

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and prefer five or more years of successful county management experience.  Salary is negotiable and based on experience and qualifications. Full job profile and application are available online at http://www.alleghanycounty-nc.gov.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, detailed resume with references, and a complete State Application for Employment (PD 102) to
Donna Shumate, Alleghany County Attorney
PO Box 816
Sparta, NC  28675

Successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment drug testing, criminal background and DMV driving record checks.

Position is open until filled.

Alleghany County is an EOE.

(POSTED July 14)

 

PROGRAM ANALYST
Department of Housing & Community Development

DHCD

Program Analyst
(Program Administration Specialist II)

Position # 00378
Location: DHCD, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA  23219
Hiring Range: Negotiable to $60,000, Annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking a motivated self-starter to fill our Program Analyst position within the Division of Housing.  The selected individual will direct effective investment of federal community development programs; perform project analysis and grant funding set-up to include but not limited to: beneficiary data, national objectives, performance objectives and measures, income data, environmental compliance, eligible activities, census data, employment and industry data for the National Disaster Resilience Program and other state and federal programs.  This position carries significant management and compliance requirements overseeing $121 million.  Duties:  Perform program financial requirements, including fund allocations, grant awards, draws and balances; conduct data collection and analysis, manage and provide data and information, compile reports and make recommendations to resolve problems to ensure program guidelines are met; and develop informational presentations for dissemination to localities or grantees.

QUALIFICATIONS GUIDE:

Considerable knowledge and ability to use data collection methods, data management, and data analysis techniques to interpret data, compile reports and make recommendations. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and state fiscal and procurement guidelines and procedures.  Demonstrated ability to create and manage databases, compile data, review a variety of reports and records and disseminate information; to aggregate data, use computer applications to manage data including appropriate software such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases and graphics or other applications to report program data; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to present complex information; and to effectively manage multiple priorities and develop solutions to resolve complex issues or problems.  Considerable ability and experience in making technical presentations.  Must have considerable interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.  Ability to manage federal reporting systems and have some knowledge of federal programs or grant programs.  Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Public Administration, or related field preferred or equivalent combination of training and experience.  Experience in grant management and community development programs 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, JULY 25, 2016 at 11:59 P.M.

For additional information please contact our Human Resource Office at 804.371.700
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, Minorities, Veterans and people with disabilities, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Request for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the applicaition and/or interview process

(POSTED July 13)

 

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR
Amherst County

Amherst

Human Resources Coordinator

Amherst County is accepting applications to fill the full-time position of Human Resources Coordinator. This position is responsible for managing the County Human Resources office and working in conjunction with Constitutional Offices to provide all HR functions for the County. This position works under the supervision of the County Administrator. Degree in Human Resources or equivalent education and experience required.

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 the County Administrator
PO Box 390
153 Washington St.
Amherst, VA 24521

Applications and the position description are available through the Office of Human Resources or online at www.countyofamherst.com. Salary range is $49,449 – $58,797.

Applications received until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 13)

 

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY
City of Harrisonburg

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Assistant City Attorney

The City of Harrisonburg seeks a full time Assistant City Attorney.  Essential functions of the position include rendering general legal advice to City Council and various departments of the City on a variety of legal matters; preparing ordinances and resolutions; representing the City in litigation matters, including land use matters and proceedings involving non-criminal violations of the City Code; advising on land use actions; preparing, reviewing, and advising on public procurement and other contracts; attending meetings of and advising City boards and commissions; and performing a variety of tasks related to local government law.

The position requires a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school and 1-3 years practice experience in Virginia, preferably with some experience in local government law.  Admission to the Virginia State Bar is required. Starting salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Position will remain open until filled.

For more information and to apply, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment.

 

(POSTED July 12)

 

FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF
Shenandoah County

Shenandoah

Fire and Rescue Chief

The County of Shenandoah is accepting applications for the position of Fire and Rescue Chief.  The chief will oversee all facets of fire and emergency medical services and related functions within a combination system serving the Shenandoah County community.  This position requires a great deal of tact and diplomacy as well as excellent communication skills.  The successful candidate must be capable demonstrating the ability to lead a multi-dimensional, modern, rural combination fire and rescue system.

Shenandoah County offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes paid vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, health and group life insurance.  The position is compensated on a grade 27 of the County’s pay scale.  The pay range is $59,874 to $88,884 with the final compensation depending upon the successful candidates experience, education and qualifications.  This position is FLSA exempt.

A completed county employment application, detailed resume with at least five (5) professional references should be sent to
Mary T. Price, County Administrator
600 N. Main Street, Suite 102
Woodstock, VA 22664
The County of Shenandoah will accept applications and credentials through Monday, August 8, 2016.

Electronic submissions may be emailed to hwilliams@shenandoahcountyva.us.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(POSTED July 11)

 

BUDGET OFFICER
Page County

Page

Budget Officer

Page County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Budget Officer.  This position provides services including budget preparation, budget appropriations and monitoring budget performance. The individual will be responsible for conducting a variety of research and other assigned projects, consult with department heads, oversee and serve as back-up to Accounts Payable and Payroll functions. Must have knowledge of the practices and procedures of maintaining governmental financial accounts and records, with ability to prepare financial and statistical reports. Requires a Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and at least 2 years of municipal experience, one of which shall have involved supervision.  Starting salary for this position is $47,500 plus paid vacation, health insurance and retirement.

Interested professionals are encouraged to submit a resume along with an employment applicationApplications may be obtained on the County’s website www.pagecounty.virginia.gov, the County Administration Office: Monday – Friday, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m., or email kpurdham@pagecounty.virginia.gov.

Applications will be accepted until close of business August 12, 2016.

Page County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 11)

 

FIRE & RESCUE DEPUTY CHIEF
City of Manassas

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FIRE & RESCUE DEPUTY CHIEF                          Salary range:   $91,915.20 – 151,632.00

 

The City of Manassas is seeking an experienced professional with proven leadership skills and demonstrated abilities to work with the Fire Chief to help 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 position requires a Bachelor’s 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 two (2) years of experience in fire services at a level equivalent to Battalion Chief (shift commander) in a combination system 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 II, 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 applicationInitial consideration will be given to those applications received by August 1, 2016.

This position is open until filled.

(POSTED July 11)

 

CONVENIENCE CENTER ATTENDANT
James City County

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Convenience Center Attendant

$9.55/hour; On-Call. Are you interested in doing your part to save the environment? Do you enjoy interacting with people and meeting new faces? If you answered “YES!” then James City County Solid Waste Department wants to meet you. We are seeking On-Call Convenience Center attendants to staff our three Convenience Center locations: Jolly Pond Road, Tewning Road, and Toano Convenience Center.  Our centers are opened daily with flexible shifts available between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Responsibilities: Must have the ability to courteously and effectively communicate with public including enforcing regulations; Clean Convenience Centers; Collect refuse placed on ground; sweep area and pick up litter; Ensure various materials accepted by Centers (glass containers, aluminum cans, newsprint, etc.) are placed in proper collection containers; Operate solid waste equipment including stationary compactor; monitors compliance before disposal.

Requirements:  Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License is preferred; High school diploma or equivalent 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 July 11)

 

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Greensville County

Greensville

Program Administrator

This is a full time position with excellent benefits.  Applicant must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with major course work in political science or related field and one year of related experience.

Starting salary range is $38,819 – $42,849.

Responsible for establishing, researching and managing the implementation of various projects, monitors grant opportunities and funding avenues, and prepare grant applications.

Send a detailed resume to
Greensville County
ATTN: Alice Whitby
1781 Greensville County Circle
Emporia, VA 23847

Deadline for applying is Friday, July 22, 2016For detailed information about the job description, contact Alice Whitby, Finance Supervisor at 434.348.4248.

 Greensville County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 8)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Scott County

Scott

County Administrator

Scott County, Virginia is seeking an experienced administrator to serve as chief administrative officer for County operations.  The administrator will report and serve as principal advisor to a seven (7) member Board of Supervisors on County-wide management in all aspects of fiscal, budgetary and general administrative operations.

Strong managerial background with a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in public administration, or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, abilities and skills to competently perform the duties of the position as well as a degree in administration, preferably a Master’s Degree.

Salary negotiable.

Interested persons should visit our website, www.scottcountyva.com for an application or call 276.386.6521 with any questions.

Applications and resumes will be accepted through August 2, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. and should be addressed to Chairman, Board of Supervisors, 336 Water Street, Gate City, VA  24251.

EOE

(POSTED July 7)

 

TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM MANAGER
Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission

Transportation Program Manager

Status: Full-Time/Salaried                  Current Salary Range: $32,000 to $45,000
Reporting Responsibility: This position reports to the Director of Planning
Location: Accomac, Virginia
Review of applications will begin July 11, 2016 and continue until filled.

The Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission (A-NPDC), a regional non-profit organization based in Accomac, Virginia, seeks a motivated person to provide project management for various state and federal planning activities and technical assistance to local jurisdictions. With the A-NPDC’s fastgrowing diversity of programs, this is an exciting opportunity for a creative and driven professional to gain experience and have their efforts make a positive impact on the rural communities of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

About the A-NPDC:
The A-NPDC has been the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s regional planning organization since 1970. Created by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the County of Accomack and the County of Northampton and joined by the Town of Chincoteague, the A-NPDC is tasked with supporting local planning and community development efforts and providing technical assistance on behalf of the Commonwealth. The A-NPDC focuses on issues of regional importance by working with local, state, and federal governments.

The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 21 planning districts based on communities of interest among its counties, cities and towns. The purpose of planning districts as described in the Code of Virginia is to:
•Encourage and facilitate local government cooperation and state-local cooperation in addressing problems of greater than local significance;
•Facilitate the recognition and analysis of regional opportunities; and
•Promote the orderly and efficient development of the physical, social and economic elements of the
district by assisting localities plan for the future.

The primary mission of the A-NPDC is to respond to local government requests for assistance in planning for and managing growth in the region. This includes:
•Helping local governments develop policies, plans and regulations to manage growth and development;
•Helping local governments facilitate the development of affordable housing and healthy communities;
•Helping local governments with the protection and wise use of natural resources;
•Bringing emerging issues of regional importance to the attention of local government;
•Facilitating problem solving by convening appropriate stakeholders and identifying sources of funding;
•Assisting with outreach to local citizens on issues of regional and local concern;
•Providing technical assistance on specific planning activities as requested by localities; and
•Helping to implement regional plans and administer regional programs at the request of the localities.

Every PDC in the Commonwealth is a unique expression of its region. For the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the A-NPDC has been tasked with improving housing quality; seeking, financing and building community development projects; and providing structure to regional community planning and development goals focusing on transportation, economic development, and coastal/natural resources.

Job Description:
The position of Transportation Program Manager is classified as a technical position that focuses on transportation planning and community development. This individual will be a motivated and creative thinker who plans and implements a variety of planning initiatives. This individual will collaborate with and support the activities of the Director of Planning, the Executive Director, and the Planning District Commission.

Specific Responsibilities:
The Transportation Program Manager will be responsible for the administration of, management of, and reporting on funded projects. In addition to carrying out the activities included within the mission of the A-NPDC described above, the Transportation Program Manager will:
•Develop and manage the Rural Transportation Planning Work Programs carried out by the Eastern
Shore of Virginia Transportation Technical Advisory Committee;
•Coordinate, facilitate, and participate in meetings with the public and various committees and boards
regarding a broad variety of topics including a primary focus on transportation planning and secondary focus on community and economic development;
•Assist local governments and residents of the Eastern Shore in understanding transportation issues;
•Assist the Virginia Department of Transportation in creating and collecting data and work products related to highway planning and construction, coordinating multi-modal transportation planning efforts, developing pedestrian plans and constructing pedestrian facilities;
•Serve as a liaison between local governments and state and federal agencies;
•Secondary responsibilities may involve other planning and community development activities related to economic development, town/county planning assistance, working waterfront preservation and enhancement, or water trail development;
•Develop and implement outreach strategies and communication products including website and social media development and maintenance; and
•Research new funding opportunities, prepare grant applications, administer grants, and prepare
reports.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
The Transportation Program Manager must have outstanding communication, facilitation, and
professional relationship-building skills; be detail-oriented; possess a strong personal initiative with an
ability to be open-minded and creative; have exceptional organizational development skills; possess
analytical and problem-solving skills; and have outstanding interpersonal skills, writing abilities and
verbal communication skills. Technological competency is necessary and experience with databases, GIS programs, social media and web-interfaces are a plus.
The successful candidate will have completed a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a related field or have at least 2 years of professional experience in a related field. Familiarity with transportation planning and experience in working within the regulatory and political real regarding transportation issues is favored. Knowledge of federal, state, and private grant programs and professional experience with grant writing and administration is desirable. Professional experience with managing and coordinating multi-organizational networks is preferred.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter including a statement of interest and CV/resume, to Curt Smith at csmith@anpdc.org with “Transportation Program Manager Application” in the subject line or submit via mail to the A-NPDC at 23372 Front Street, Accomac, VA 23301. The A-NPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit our web site at www.a-npdc.org.

(POSTED July 7)

 

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 is 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, July 29, 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 July 7)

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Louisa County

Louisa

Director of Finance
Department of Finance

Summary:
Reporting directly to the County Administrator, the Director of Finance is responsible for the efficient and effective financial management of the County.

Essential Functions of the Position:

•Plans, organizes and directs the operations of the Finance Department (including payroll, accounts payable, procurement, grants management, accounts receivable (landfill, ambulance billing and others) and financial reporting (including financial statements).
•Advises County Administrator on all financial matters of the County.
•Oversees formulation and monitoring of all budgets, including proposed and adopted budget documents.
•Establishes appropriate controls, systems and procedures to ensure compliance with financial policies and Governmental Accounting Standards Board rules.
•Prepares a variety of periodic and on-demand financial and statistical reports, including analysis as assigned/necessary.
•Presents financial analysis and reports in public meetings as required.
•Monitors, evaluates and reconciles County revenue sources, including development and maintenance of revenue assumptions, legal constraints and related methodologies.
•Develops long-term financial and capital plans, and monitors and recommends available funding sources (e.g., debt proceeds, contributions, grants, etc.).
•Analyzes the financial impact of the County’s long-term comprehensive development plans.
•Assists with the preparation of ordinances and resolutions related to fiscal and administrative functions of County government, including revenue rate changes.
•Coordinates the annual audit of the County.
•Oversees the County risk management and insurance programs.
•Provides fiscal/administrative guidance regarding benefits, including oversight of health insurance rate models.

Additional Functions:

Performs other duties as assigned by the County Administrator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of governmental accounting and financial controls in addition to a thorough knowledge of governmental policies and practices
•Ability to utilize complex governmental financial accounting systems
•Capable of preparing clear and informative financial reports and formulating financial analysis and long-range fiscal planning.
•High degree of proficiency with analytical software (e.g. Microsoft Excel)
•Must have excellent professional and administrative judgment.
•Proven ability to formulate policies or other projects in written format and to make oral presentations.
•Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with other department heads, County staff, government officials and the public.

Education, Experience and Training:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field (Master’s degree in public administration or business administration preferred) with at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible related experience, including three (3) years in a supervisory or management position; local government experience preferred. CPA or CPFO also preferred – OR any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities acceptable.

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 Board of Supervisor Meetings.
Physical Effort: Light to moderate work, exerting up to 20 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 inside conditions.

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.

Position is open until filled. Minimum salary is $71,585.

For more information and to complete and print an application go to www.louisacounty.com.

Please send cover letters, resumes and applications to
County of Louisa
P. O. Box 160
Louisa, VA  23093
or emailed HR@louisa.org

EEO/Revised July 2016

(POSTED July 6)

 

TOWN TREASURER
Town of Appomattox

Town of appomattox

Town Treasurer

SALARY:  $37,530 – $58,450 DOQ/DOE (+) benefits. The Town of Appomattox (population 1,745) seeks an experienced professional to fill the full-time position of Town Treasurer.

SUMMARY: The position is responsible for maintenance of the Town’s financial records, presentation of monthly financial statements to the Town Manager/Town Council, long-range financial planning, and assists the Town Manager/Town Council in the preparation of the Town’s Annual Budget.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, business administration or related field preferred; Associates/Technical Degree required with coursework in public administration, business or related field and considerable experience in municipal financial management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Town provides a full benefits package and salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. A complete position description and further details about the position are available from the Clerk of Council, Roxanne Casto at rcasto@appomattoxva.gov. Electronic responses are encouraged and should include cover letter, complete resume, three (3) professional references, and salary history. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Open until filled.

EOE

(POSTED July 6)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Pulaski County

Pulaski

County Administrator

The County of Pulaski is seeking applications for the position of County Administrator. The County Administrator is responsible for operations and administration of all County operations. The candidate must have education and experience in finance, budget, economic development and job creation and be someone who will work effectively with the County Board of Supervisors, County staff and elected Constitutional Officers. The selected individual should be a professional detail oriented leader.

With a population of 34,500, Pulaski County provides a full range of rural and urban services. The County is located along I-81 just north of the I-81/I-77 intersection. With a land area of 327 square miles, Pulaski County encompasses the Towns of Dublin and Pulaski, the New River, Claytor Lake, two state parks, portions of the Jefferson National Forest, and the second largest Boy Scout camp in the US. The County also hosts a regional industrial park, a regional general aviation airport, jail, landfill, sewer treatment plant and home for handicapped adults. The New River Valley offers a K-Doctorate level educational system through the Pulaski County School system, the Southwest Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Math, New River Community College, Radford University and Virginia Tech.

The County Administrator of Pulaski County is the chief administrator of County government for the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for operation and administration of all County departments as well as working with several regional agencies based in Pulaski County. The County Administrator also serves as Executive Director of the Pulaski County Public Service Authority, Director of Emergency Management and is responsible for staffing of the Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority and the Pulaski County Integrated Wireless Authority. He/she works at the will of the Board of Supervisors. The County has a budget of $86,868,642 and employs approximately 280 persons.

Pulaski County operates under a Board of Supervisors – Administration form of government. The elected governing body of Pulaski County consists of a five-member Board of Supervisors elected by district to four- year concurrent terms with the next election to occur in November of 2019. There is substantial long-term stability on the Board with two County Administrators having served over the past 30 years.

Educational and experience requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields with a Master’s Degree in  Public Administration preferred. In addition, at least 10 years of progressive responsible management experience as a chief executive/administrator or deputy chief executive/administrator in a comparably sized community, business with a wide range of duties in operations and management is desired. Residency in the County within a reasonable period of time is required.

Additional information and an application form are available at www.pulaskicounty.org.  Starting salary market competitive, DOE/Q (current range $94,344 to $141,515), full benefits and reasonable relocation expenses. Employment is contingent upon a full background check and drug screen following a tentative offer.

Position to remain open until filled. First review of applications to take place August 15, 2016.

Full Position Description

HOW TO APPLY

Signed cover letter, resume, salary history and County application should be addressed to
H. A. McCready, Chairman
Pulaski County Board of Supervisors
c/o Ashley D. Edmonds, Clerk
143 Third Street N.W., Suite 1
Pulaski, VA 24301
Voice: 540.980.7705
Fax: 540.980.7717
E-Mail: aedmonds@pulaskicounty.org
Website: www.pulaskicounty.org

Pulaski County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 6)

 

CENTER SUPERVISOR P/T
Frederick County

Frederick

Center Supervisor Part time
Parks & Recreation Department

Seeking highly motivated individuals to oversee the daily operations associated with opening, closing, and running a community recreation center.

Miscellaneous position information:

•Ability to complete a daily log of activities, receipts, incidents, or accidents at the end of each work day;

•Successful completion of an A/B criminal background check;

•Current CPR Certification;

•Ability to work flexible schedule, nights & weekends required;

•Position is part-time, no benefits, $10.00 per hour.

General County application required for consideration and available on the County’s website at www.fcva.us.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Position will be open until filled.

Frederick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(POSTED July 6)

 

FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST I/II
James City County

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Family Services Specialist I/II

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

Duties may be performed outside normal working hours and includes 24-hour on-call responsibilities. James City County Social Services seeks responsible candidate to provide support and assistance through casework services to agency clients with personal, social, health, and economic needs in the Services program areas; counsel clients, make referrals, determine eligibility for social services, and serve as liaison between clients and ancillary agencies providing services.

Responsibilities: Counsel and provide services to families and individuals by focusing on family preservation and reunification and work with families to prevent crises. Develop and implement service plans to address family and individual needs. Work with service providers in the community and serve on interagency service assessment teams. Serve as a client advocate in accessing services and working with other agencies such as schools, courts, and mental health professionals. Maintain reports consistent with local, State and Federal policies. Coordinate with law enforcement, attorneys, and schools regarding petitions and affidavits.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a human services or other field. Considerable experience performing social work in the areas of Adult Protective Services, Foster Care, or Child Protective Services. 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.

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 July 6)

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
King George County

KingGeorge

County Administrator

King George County, Virginia (24,926), a community strategically set along the shoreline of the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers with unspoiled natural beauty historic wealth and cultural diversity, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the County’s next County Administrator.

The County operates with a 5-member Board of Supervisors who serves as the elected body, with the County Administrator appointed by the Board and acting as the Chief Administrative Officer for the County. The County Administrator is accountable directly to the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for directing and supervising the day-to-day operations of all County departments and agencies under direct control of the Board. King George County provides a full range of services to residents including public safety, law enforcement, social services, health, economic development, parks and recreation and community development. For Fiscal Year 2017, the County operates with a total operations budget of $75.1 million, maintains a real estate tax rate of $0.68 per $100 of assessed value, employs nearly 200 staff members and holds a ‘AA+’ bond rating. The County is recognized as a regional leader in progressive planning, development and governmental services and places a high priority on quality of life through protection of natural, cultural and historic resources.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance, planning or related field; with a master’s degree preferred. Competitive candidates will possess considerable public or private sector management experience in a diverse, growing community or organization with a wide range of duties in operations and management. In addition, candidates should possess experience and understanding of growth management, finance and budget, economic development, staff development and maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels. Status as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is also desired.

A full profile describing the County and the Administrator’s position may be found at http://waters-company.com/wp-content/uploads/King-George-CAO-Profile-FINAL4.pdf.

Salary for this position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience. Benefits include but are not limited to use of a County vehicle, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, paid family 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 July 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 King George County. The County will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact John Anzivino at richmond@springsted.com.


King George County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

(POSTED July 5)