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Accounting - Financial Services Supervisor

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Job Title: Financial Services Supervisor

Department: Accounting

Salary: $48,665.74 - $63,508.79

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: This work is sedentary and requires little to no exertion of force; work regularly requires sitting and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires speaking or hearing and occasionally requires walking and reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs professional work assisting with the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, maintaining debt schedules and capital assets, managing and maintaining the financial software system, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance. Continuous supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assists with the completion of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report including schedules, footnotes, back up documentation, audit work papers, and auditor communication. Maintains debt schedules; makes debt payments; records debt issuances; completes drawdowns; prepares annual debt reports. Reviews, records, and maintains capital assets for general and enterprise funds; prepares year-end reports; conducts annual inventory. Prepares journal entries including payroll, work orders, technology charges, telephone bills, and reclassification of vehicle maintenance. Oversees and administers the financial accounting system including security setup for new and current users and general ledger account creation and maintenance; provides user support by email and phone; conducts user training sessions; oversees year-end procedures. Prepares various annual reports such as highway maintenance, worker\'s compensation, unclaimed property, asset forfeitures, and the capital improvement plan. Supervises accounts payable staff; assigns, directs, trains, and inspects the work of staff; rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels, and evaluates staff performance; Maintains City Capital Projects fund including preparing entries, reports, and appropriations; meets with departments as required; performs annual close out calculations. Performs duties related City credit cards including recording daily entries and monthly payments; serves as backup for the Bank of America system to handle cardholder questions, fraudulent situations, and maintenance of the Works system.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and budgeting as applied to municipal government; thorough knowledge of accounting terminology, methods, procedures, and equipment; thorough knowledge of principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting; thorough knowledge of audit practices; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to prepare complex financial reports and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to plan, direct, and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience: Bachelor\'s degree with coursework in accounting, finance, information systems, or related field and moderate experience in municipal accounting and government finance including the use of financial information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Possession of Certified Public Accountant license upon hire.

Job code: FinSvcSpr

Posted on: Jan 29, 2019

Closes on: February 18, 2019

Civic Center - Food & Beverage Service Worker - Evening Shift

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Job Title: Food & Beverage Service Worker - Evening Shift

Department: Civic Center

Salary: $8.85 -$9.15

Type: Part-Time

Notes: *EVENING SHIFT. Occasional weekends. As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; serves food to patrons during meals; removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function. Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and/or outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise and hazards. Must possess the ability to work long hours while standing and under high temperature conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; Serves food to patrons during meals; Removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function; Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; Adheres to all health and safety regulations; Maintains good personal hygiene, including regular washing of hands; Maintains neat, clean and orderly food area; Carries food trays, distributes dishes to individual diners, fills glasses, and delivers condiments; Ensures food buffet is appropriately refreshed as needed; Cleans service stations and returns all equipment to proper storage; Cleans and sterilizes food service equipment; Stocks concessions stands and drink machines at the various civic facilities; Displays concession products for sale; and prepares food items according to instruction; May be required to accept cash and provide change to customers; Assists with cleaning kitchen, concession stands, and/or other food service areas; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of use and care of food service equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and guests; ability to perform all contact in a hospitable, effective, and professional manner while in food service uniform. Flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays may also be required.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.

Job code: 814PTE

Posted on: Nov 6, 2018

Closes on: Open until filled

Civic Center - Food & Beverage Service Worker - Day Shift

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Job Title: Food & Beverage Service Worker - Day Shift

Department: Civic Center

Salary: $8.85 - $9.15

Type: Part-Time

Notes: *DAY SHIFT. Occasional weekends. As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; serves food to patrons during meals; removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function. Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and/or outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise and hazards. Must possess the ability to work long hours while standing and under high temperature conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Prepares banquet and function rooms according to event requirements, to include arranging linens, silverware, dishware, glassware and other amenities; Serves food to patrons during meals; Removes items and cleans tables at conclusion of function; Prepares food, restocks inventory, cleans, and provides customer service at concession stands during events; Adheres to all health and safety regulations; Maintains good personal hygiene, including regular washing of hands; Maintains neat, clean and orderly food area; Carries food trays, distributes dishes to individual diners, fills glasses, and delivers condiments; Ensures food buffet is appropriately refreshed as needed; Cleans service stations and returns all equipment to proper storage; Cleans and sterilizes food service equipment; Stocks concessions stands and drink machines at the various civic facilities; Displays concession products for sale; and prepares food items according to instruction; May be required to accept cash and provide change to customers; Assists with cleaning kitchen, concession stands, and/or other food service areas; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of use and care of food service equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and guests; ability to perform all contact in a hospitable, effective, and professional manner while in food service uniform. Flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays may also be required.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and some related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.

Job code: 814PTD

Posted on: Nov 6, 2018

Closes on: Open until filled

Fire - Fire Paramedic

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Job Title: Fire Paramedic

Department: Fire

Salary: $40,860.69 - $53,323.21

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Requires high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must possess valid VA drivers license and good driving record. Current certification as a National Registered Paramedic. Must be 21 years of age.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs intermediate protective service work responding to fire, rescue, and emergency medical service calls, performing fire suppression, basic and advanced life support and emergency medical care and hazardous materials handling, maintaining station and equipment, participating in continuing training, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the assigned Captain.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Responds to fire, emergency medical, and hazardous situations; performs and participates in technical rescues including stabilizing, extrication, high angle, confined space, trench rescue, wilderness rescue, search and rescue, swift water rescue, and hazardous materials operations. Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires including rescue, entry, ventilating, salvage work, and first response in emergency situations. Provides basic and advanced life support services; triages the patient with advanced assessment skills and understanding of pathophysiology to provide differential diagnosis, and treats the patient with advanced level procedures; performs detailed subjective and objective patient assessments within established protocols, stabilization, and treatment; coordinates emergency care procedures with physician. Assists in maintaining fire apparatus, ambulances, and equipment and cleaning fire station and grounds; ensures that emergency vehicles are completely stocked and maintained in a safe and efficient operational condition; inspects, cleans, and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants, and related equipment. Participates in continuing training and instruction program by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes; trains subordinate staff as assigned. Participates on special teams as qualified and assigned; serves on EMS standby at local sporting events and entertainment venues where large crowds are gathered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of emergency medical techniques and procedures; general knowledge of firefighting techniques and procedures as applied to fire suppression; general knowledge of technical firefighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics as applied to fire suppression; general knowledge of the street system and physical layout of the City; general knowledge of hazardous materials and accident extrication principles and technical rescue techniques; general knowledge of advanced life support principles and techniques; ability to work at heights and in confined spaces; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to prepare detailed written and/or electronic reports; possession of physical endurance and agility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, academy recruits, other fire/ems agencies, associates and the general public. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and occasionally requires exposure to extreme cold (non-weather) and working with explosives; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).

Education and Experience: Associates/Technical degree with coursework in fire science, emergency medical services, or related field and moderate experience in emergency services including experience as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Special Requirements: Possession of Firefighter I and II, Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic, Hazardous Materials Operation Level I and II, EVOC level I, II, and III, Hazmat Technician, Heavy Rescue Technician, and Swift Water Technician certifications upon hire. Completion of NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, and 800, Ropes I, Driver/Pump operator, Advanced Medical Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support training. May require possession of, or ability to obtain, specific licenses and/or certifications depending on departmental assignment. Must meet and maintain all department, State, and Federal training and education requirements for position. Valid commercial driver's license, Class B with airbrake endorsement in the in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job code: FireMedic

Posted on: Jan 22, 2019

Closes on: March 4, 2019

Fire - Firefighter EMT

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Job Title: Firefighter EMT

Department: Fire

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Requires high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must possess a valid VA drivers license with a good driving record and be 21 years of age.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs protective service work responding to fire, rescue, and emergency medical service calls, performing fire suppression, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials handling, maintaining station and equipment, participating in continuing training, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the assigned Captain.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Responds to fire, emergency medical, and hazardous situations; performs and participates in technical rescues including stabilizing, extrication, high angle, confined space, trench rescue, wilderness rescue, search and rescue, swift water rescue, and hazardous materials operations. Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires including rescue, entry, ventilating, salvage work, and first response in emergency situations. Provides basic life support services; performs detailed subjective and objective patient assessments within established protocols, stabilization, and treatment; coordinates emergency care procedures with physician. Assists in maintaining fire apparatus, ambulances, and equipment and cleaning fire station and grounds; ensures that emergency vehicles are completely stocked and maintained in a safe and efficient operational condition; inspects, cleans, and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants, and related equipment. Participates in continuing training and instruction program by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes. Conducts station tours and fire prevention demonstrations to the public. Participates on special teams as qualified and assigned. Participates in the Roanoke Valley Regional Fire Academy for recruits and physical agility testing. Responds to mutual aid calls in Roanoke County and Roanoke City for Fire/EMS. Takes inventory and stocks equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of emergency medical techniques and procedures; some knowledge of firefighting techniques and procedures as applied to fire suppression; general knowledge of the street system and physical layout of the City; some knowledge of hazardous materials and accident extrication principles and technical rescue techniques; some knowledge of basic life support principles and techniques; ability to learn technical firefighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics as applied to fire suppression; ability to work at heights and in confined spaces; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to prepare detailed written and/or electronic reports; possession of physical endurance and agility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, academy recruits, other fire/ems agencies, businesses, associates, and the general public. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and occasionally requires exposure to extreme cold (non-weather) and working with explosives; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

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

Special Requirements: Graduation from a recognized Fire Academy is required. Possession of Firefighter I and II, Emergency Medical Technician – Basic, and Hazardous Materials Operation certifications upon hire. Completion of ICS 100, 200, 700, 800, EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course), Introduction to Technical Rescue Module I and II, and Vehicle Extrication Awareness and Operations training. May require possession of, or ability to obtain, specific licenses and/or certifications depending on departmental assignment. Must meet and maintain all department, State, and Federal training and education requirements for position. Obtain a Virginia commercial driver's license permit, Class B or above, with airbrake endorsement within one year. Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job code: FireEmt

Posted on: Jan 22, 2019

Closes on: March 4, 2019

Fire - Fire Administrative Captain - Logistics Officer

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Job Title: Fire Administrative Captain - Logistics Officer

Department: Fire

Salary: $51,585.69 - $83,052.95

Type: Full-Time Internal Promotion

Notes: As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs difficult protective service work assisting with the administration of an apparatus and equipment maintenance program, assists in acquisition of apparatus and equipment, manages and facilitates repairs to the buildings and grounds, assists in procuring supplies and services, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Fire Chief. Continuous supervision is exercised over all personnel within the team.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Manages the maintenance and repair of all emergency vehicles, apparatus, and equipment; diagnoses malfunctions of equipment for needed repairs; performs and/or schedules routine and emergency maintenance, safety inspections, and certifications on all department equipment. Determines appropriate vendors to service equipment; reviews and approves repairs of all vehicles and equipment. Manages department preventive maintenance program on apparatus and equipment, conducts required testing of equipment. Uses the City’s procurement guidelines to facilitate the buying of goods, services, and supplies. Manages contracts within the City’s procurement guidelines. Provides research, reports, documentation or analytical reports for major purchases and/or service and maintenance items. Manages inventory control of all stored parts and supplies. Manages inventory control for station wear and PPE to include PPE inspections in accordance with Department policies. Assist in developing and/or providing competency-based training on procedures with new vehicles or equipment prior to being placed into service. Provide effective communication with the City’s Fleet Department, Building Maintenance, contractors and suppliers to ensure all work is performed accurately and effectively. Be available for emergency call back to perform duties for which he/she is qualified. Attends and participates in job related training and educational events as well as appropriate department related planning and informational meetings. Participate as a member of the Department administrative team to include, but not limited to emergency management. Maintains proficiency in the operation of all necessary technology to fulfill job requirements. Supports the Department’s business plan within the scope of the employee’s job description. Perform such other tasks necessary to maintain the continuity of the Department within the scope of the employee’s job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires lifting and occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts and exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). Thorough knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for fire and emergency vehicles, apparatus, and equipment; thorough knowledge of automotive and equipment repair for tools and machinery; thorough knowledge of the street system and physical layout of the City; general knowledge of emergency management principles; general knowledge of firefighting, emergency medical, and hazardous materials methods, techniques, and procedures; some knowledge of rules and regulations of the department and of firefighting methods; skill in the use of required tools and equipment; ability to enforce rules and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially; ability to effectively supervise others in routine and emergency operations; ability to prepare and maintain detailed records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, vendors, business and property managers and owners, other local and State officials, and the general public .

Education and Experience: Associates Degree preferred with coursework in fire/EMS or a technical skill relating to this job description and have a high school diploma or an equivalent recognized certificate. Have five full-time years of firefighting experience with the Salem Fire & EMS Department, including at least one year at the rank of Senior Firefighter. All applicants must hold the rank of Senior Firefighter at the promotional application deadline. The Senior Firefighter requirements will be waived when there are no projected Senior Firefighter openings in the life of the Eligibility List. Preferred candidate should have experience repairing and maintaining equipment and vehicles, managing logistical processes, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Be in possession of or have the ability to acquire through reciprocity, Virginia Department of Fire Programs (VDFP) Firefighter I and II, and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications Be in possession of or have the ability to acquire through legal recognition, Virginia Office of EMS Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification or higher American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider certification NFPA 1021 (Fire Officer Professional Qualification) Level 1 certification NFPA 1041 (Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications) Level 1 certification Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Job code: FirCpt

Posted on: Feb 8, 2019

Closes on: February 25, 2019

Parks and Recreation - Sports Official

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Job Title: Sports Official

Department: Parks and Recreation

Salary: Range - Ages 6-12 years $17.00 per game, Junior Boys-Shag Girls-Senior League $20.00 per game

Type: Part-Time

Notes: Must be at least 16 years old.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Must be dependable, with strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of the sport officiating. On-field/court experience officiating and/or NSA, ASA, USSSA certification preferred.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Officiates adult and youth sports including baseball, softball, basketball, football, and volleyball.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: None

Education and Experience: None

Special Requirements: Must be 16 years of age or older. Ability to work on an on-call basis preferred. May work some weekends.

Job code: 999SO

Posted on: Jul 12, 2011

Closes on: Open

Police - Police Officer

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Job Title: Police Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and working in high, precarious places; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). Performs protective service work patrolling the City, responding to service requests, enforcing laws and ordinances, making arrests, testifying in court, preparing records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

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

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

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

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

Job code: PolceOfcr

Posted on: Jan 10, 2019

Closes on: Open

Police - Certified Police Officer

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Job Title: Certified Police Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46 plus $4000 sign on bonus for VA Certified Officers.

Type: Full-Time

Notes: *(4) Vacancies. See job description for more detail.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires sitting, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and working in high, precarious places; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). Performs protective service work patrolling the City, responding to service requests, enforcing laws and ordinances, making arrests, testifying in court, preparing records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

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

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

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

Special Requirements: Possess current Virginia law enforcement certification or have relinquished certification within two years preceding date of hire. Certified officers will attend abbreviated field training sessions that emphasize The City of Salem Police Department philosophy, policies and procedures.Valid driver\'s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Applicants must successfully complete oral interviews, a background investigation, a drug screening, and may be required to complete a medical examination, polygraph, and/or psychological evaluation as required by the City. Virginia certified applicants are eligible for $4000 signing bonus.

Job code: CerPolceOf

Posted on: Jan 10, 2019

Closes on: June 25, 2019

Police - Animal Control Officer

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Job Title: Animal Control Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $36,365.87 - $47,457.46

Type: Full-Time

Notes: As per job description.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs protective service work enforcing local and State laws and ordinances for the keeping, regulation, and protection of animals, investigating complaints, capturing animals, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Sergeant.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Upholds and enforces City ordinances in regard to animals; issues warnings and civil notices for animal control violations; ensures compliance with all notices; testifies in court when necessary. Captures stray and feral animals with various live box traps, nets, and catch poles; transports and processes captured animals into shelter. Receives, investigates, and answers complaints concerning stray, wild, nuisance, or owned animals and other wildlife; patrols and checks for animals running at large, licenses, and vaccinations; issues appropriate warning notices and citations. Provides information to the public regarding ordinances, regulations, and spay, neuter, and rabies clinics available; educates citizens and encourages humane treatment of animals. Investigates animal bites on humans and animals; prepares associated bite reports; issues quarantines and associated letters of release. Maintains appropriate records, logs, and files and prepares reports. Operates a motor vehicle and animal handling equipment; performs minor maintenance on assigned vehicles and professional equipment. Assists with general office duties; answers telephone; receives inquiries, complaints, and service requests and resolves them within the framework of established policies and procedures or forwards them to appropriate party for disposition; assists the public with the completion of standardized forms or documents; accepts and processes fees. Attends classes, seminars, and continuing education courses to stay abreast of changing regulations and technologies. Performs the duties of a Police Officer as qualified or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing animal control; general knowledge of the geography of the City; general knowledge of the care, control, and handling of wildlife and animals; skill in the application of specialized animal capture techniques and in the use of a firearm; ability to collect facts and prepare reports; ability to enforce ordinances and statutes with firmness and impartiality; ability to deal tactfully with the public; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to recognize rabies symptoms and some knowledge of the methods and procedures to be followed; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement officers, judges, attorneys, veterinarians, and the general public. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires standing, walking and sitting and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to wet humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to blood-borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

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

Special Requirements: Obtain Law Enforcement, Animal Control, and Euthanasia certifications within one year. Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job code: OfcrAnml

Posted on: Jan 15, 2019

Closes on: February 25, 2019

Streets and General Maintenance - Custodian

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Job Title: Custodian

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $21,524.90 - $28,090.00

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Must pass a drug screening and criminal background check; must possess a valid VA drivers license and provide a current DMV driving record.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs manual work in the care and cleaning of assigned facilities, buildings, and grounds, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the assigned supervisor.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Orders, picks up, stores, distributes, and accounts for cleaning supplies and equipment. Sweeps and vacuums floors; scrubs and mops assigned areas and rooms; cleans carpets. Washes windows, walls, and woodwork. Scrubs and cleans restrooms including mirrors, wash basins, urinals, commodes, etc.; fills tissue, towel, and soap dispensers. Performs simple building maintenance; makes minor repairs and adjustments. Operates machines such as electric floor scrubber and other custodial equipment. Keeps grounds, streets, and sidewalks free of debris and trash; sprays weed killer around perimeter of parking lots; removes snow from sidewalks of City and School buildings. Gathers and disposes of refuse, litter, and trash. Assists with painting inside and outside at various City locations as assigned. Assists with setting up buildings and rooms for activities and special events; assists with community programs as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public. This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires walking, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires pushing or pulling and occasionally requires standing, sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling, lifting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Education and Experience: Less than high school diploma or GED and minimal experience in general custodial work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job code: Custodian

Posted on: Feb 5, 2019

Closes on: February 18, 2019