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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

Parks and Recreation - Recreation Maintenance Worker

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Job Title: Recreation Maintenance Worker

Department: Parks and Recreation

Salary: $8.93 per hour

Type: Part-Time

Notes:

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Sets up, prepares and maintains recreation and sports facilities and centers; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral vision, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Sets up, marks, prepares and maintains parks, athletic fields and sports facilities; prepares and maintains recreation center facilities. Marks, paints and prepares athletic fields for baseball/softball, football, soccer, tennis or other sports activities; Mows, sods, landscapes, plants, drags and trims park and field areas as required; Sets up, takes down, modifies, arranges and maintains special seating, scaffolding, press boxes, fences or other areas and facilities as necessary; Sets up chairs, tables and arranges for a variety of center and outside events and programs; Prepares and maintains school gymnasiums for basketball programs with special goals and required safety equipment; Loads, transports and unloads various materials, equipment and supplies to a number of locations and facilities; Prepares reports and records as required; Operates tractor, loader, dump truck and other equipment and tools as required; Operates, loads and maintains line painting machine and related equipment; Performs routine set-up, repair and maintenance on a variety of equipment and facilities including score boards, lighting and public address systems; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of recreation and leisure service practices and methods; some knowledge of park maintenance equipment and tools; some knowledge of hazards of the work and the safety precautions required; ability to operate equipment and use hand tools; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) is required.

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

Job code: 711

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: July 27, 2017

Police - Kennel Worker

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Job Title: Kennel Worker

Department: Police

Salary: $9.58

Type: Part-Time

Notes: Must have clean criminal background record and available to work day shifts, weekends and holidays. 16- 28 hours per week.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Cares for animals, cleans animal shelter premises, educates the public on pet care, and does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Shelter Manager. This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects, and some medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, standing, walking, lifting and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; the worker is subject to noise, and atmospheric conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Provides animal shelter services; receives, processes and cares for animals; assists the public; prepares and maintains files and records. Feeds and waters animals; Cleans, grooms and returns animals to cages; Cleans and maintains office, premises and animal areas; Answers telephone and waits on customers; Educates the public on the care of pets; Medicates animals and administers vaccines as necessary; Prepares purchase orders; maintains computerized records and files; Assists with volunteer program; Prepares adoption packets; accepts fees for adoption, boarding and donations; Stocks and maintains supplies and storage area; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of small animal care and behavior; skill in handling animals; skill in cleaning and general custodial duties; ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public; ability to prepare and maintain files and records.

Education and Experience: High school diploma and up to three months of related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: None

Job code: 911

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: July 31, 2017

Police - Police Officer

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Job Title: Police Officer

Department: Police

Salary: $34,299.20 to $43,908.80 yearly

Type: Full-Time

Notes:

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a field training officer or the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, and noise. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Ensures safety of public; enforces laws; investigates criminal activity; gathers and processes evidence; testifies in Court; prepares and maintains records, files and reports. On an assigned shift, operates a patrol or other vehicle, or walks, to observe for violations of traffic or other laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; enforces traffic laws; issues citations for violations; Serves warrants, summonses and makes arrests, maintains warrant records, testifies in court; Investigates traffic accidents; controls scene and files reports; Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; assists fire and emergency services, citizens and other City departments; handles animal complaints, mail, delivery, and bank deposits as required; Fills out arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; performs prisoner security and transportation functions; Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities; opens and closes facilities as required; Assists with criminal investigations, stakeouts, installation and use of surveillance equipment; interviews victims and witnesses; performs property and evidence duties; establishes and maintains chain of custody; Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; Participates in a variety of in-service training programs, certifications and re-certifications May be assigned to special programs or services such as ERT or DARE liaison to community groups; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and 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 and general public; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) is required. Two years of college, or an Associates degree, and some military (especially military police) experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience, is preferred.

Special Requirements: A driver\\\'s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Virginia Police Officer certification after graduation from basic law enforcement academy is required. Must meet and maintain all department, State and federal certification, training and education requirements for position.

Job code: 921

Posted on: Jul 24, 2011

Closes on: Open

Streets and General Maintenance - Laborer

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Job Title: Laborer

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $9.38 per hour

Type: Temporary

Notes: ** 10 Vacancies ** - Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs responsible unskilled work in a variety of installation, maintenance and repair projects; occasionally operates nonspecialized equipment in connection with manual tasks; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; 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; visual acuity is required for use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assisting with installation, maintenance and repair projects; operating nonspecialized equipment. Loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, chemicals and other materials, tools and equipment; Cuts grass and trees, rakes leaves; Digs trenches and ditches, assists in installing pipes, cleans catch basins, manholes and sewer lines; Performs various grounds and athletic facility maintenance duties; Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets; Assists with snow and ice removal; Performs various street maintenance duties such as cleaning gutters, raking and spreading asphalt and patching holes; Assists in the repair, installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related facilities; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of hand tools and equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

Special Requirements: None

Job code: 410

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017

Closes on: Open thru Summer

Streets and General Maintenance - Building Maintenance Technician I

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Job Title: Building Maintenance Technician I

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $31,075.20 to $39,769.60 yearly

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Must pass drug screening and criminal background check; must have a valid VA driver's license, a Class B CDL or obtain it in 3 months, current DMV driving record. Basic knowledge of carpentry and/or plumbing helpful.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs work in the maintenance, fabrication, repair, modification, installation and construction of tools, equipment and structures in school buildings and city owned facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Maintenance superintendent. Supervision may be exercised over Building Maintenance Assistants. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Serves as master crafts worker or equipment technician in carpentry, cabinet, plumbing, audio visual and equipment repair. Performs carpentry and plumbing work in City and school buildings and facilities; Repairs and installs bleachers, doors, windows, shelves, floors, ceilings and related facilities and hardware; Designs, fabricates and builds picnic facilities, walls, sheds and buildings; Installs and repairs locks and keys; Paints buildings and facilities; Designs, installs and repairs audio visual, telephone, cable, alarms, satellites, computer systems and equipment; Designs, installs and repairs plumbing and irrigation system and equipment; Work at this level routinely requires sketching, drawing, drafting, pricing materials and labor; Designs, fabricates and uses special tools and devices in specialty area; Reads complex and standard prints, diagrams, schematics, manuals and related materials; Prepares estimates and purchases materials; Attends courses and acquires and retains necessary training to remain current in craft; Operates motor vehicle; assists with snow and ice removal; Assists other trades as necessary; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive knowledge of the common practices, tools and terminology of the mechanical or skilled trade(s) mastered; comprehensive knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials; comprehensive knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with assigned trade; skill in the use of tools and equipment; ability to draw and work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications; ability to follow and issue oral and written instructions; ability to estimate needed materials and time required for various jobs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED), or successful completion of an approved apprenticeship in a relevant skilled trade and at least two years of experience working in carpentry, cabinet-making, plumbing or audio-visual repair, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. May require a Class B commercial driver's license.

Job code: 435

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: August 7, 2017

Streets and General Maintenance - Building Maintenance Assistant

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Job Title: Building Maintenance Assistant

Department: Streets and General Maintenance

Salary: $23,108.80 to $29,577.60 yearly

Type: Full-Time

Notes: Must pass drug screening and criminal background check; must have a valid VA driver's license, a Class B CDL or obtain it in 3 months, current DMV driving record.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Assists in the repair and maintenance of school and city owned buildings and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a higher level Building Maintenance Technician. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assists a skilled worker in performing skilled and semiskilled work in assigned trade(s) area. Assists in HVAC, plumbing, electric, welding, carpentry and mechanical repair and installation; Paints, plasters, hangs drywall, repairs leaks, welds, pulls electrical wire, runs conduit, digs ditches, makes keys and repairs locks as examples of work; Works on various systems and installations passes tools; does preparatory work; performs trades work; runs errands and cleans up after work; Builds or repairs furniture as needed; performs preventive and routine maintenance and carpentry and structures; Independently performs more routine tasks of trades, using standard tools and methods; Repairs and maintains park and playground equipment and assists with renovations and remodeling; Operates city vehicles and a variety of tools and equipment; Performs general labor and custodial tasks; Assists with snow and ice removal; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the materials, equipment, tools and techniques of one or more of the standard building or mechanical trades; ability to acquire a knowledge within a reasonable time period of the methods and techniques of a standard trade; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to acquire skill in the use of tools and equipment of a trade.

Education and Experience: No prior experience or training required.

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

Job code: 431

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: August 7, 2017

Streets and General Maintenance/Beautification - Landscape Gardener

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Job Title: Landscape Gardener

Department: Streets and General Maintenance/Beautification

Salary: $9.38 per hour

Type: Temporary

Notes: ** 1 Vacancy ** - Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check. Refer to job description for job responsibilities.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Installs and maintains City-owned landscaping; assists with trimming and removal of trees and the plant care and improvement of public grounds shrubs and plants; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a City Horticulturist or Crew Supervisor. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Installs and maintains landscaping; assist with trimming, removing, felling and pruning trees, shrubs, bushes, brush and obstructions; plants and maintains planting beds, medians and parks; assists with horticultural planning and design. Waters, weeds, fertilizes and deadheads annuals; Reports diseases or insect infestation to supervisor; Plants annuals, shrubs, trees. Perennials; applies mulch, herbicides pesticides, fertilizer; Tills and builds new planting areas, and operates lawn care machinery; Does necessary trimming to eliminate hazards and to preserve the beauty of trees on streets and other public property; Removes dead, broken, misshapen and undesired branches and roots using a variety of tools; Uses, mixes, stores and properly stores and maintains a variety of fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals; Keeps tools sharp and in good repair; does general maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment; Drives a truck and operates allied automotive equipment in connection with work; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of landscaping installation, maintenance and care methods; thorough knowledge of shrubs and flower care and planting techniques and of the composition and use of common insecticides, fungicides and fertilizers; thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work; general knowledge of tree trimming and care methods ability to operate a truck with a hydraulic boom; ability to acquire skill in the use and care of ropes, climber hooks and tools commonly used in tree trimming and felling operations; ability to climb trees and to work effectively in dangerous positions at considerable heights above the ground; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED), or successful completion of an approved apprenticeship or technical school program, and at least two years of experience in landscape maintenance, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. VDOT Flagging certificate and a Commercial Pesticide Applicator Permit are required. A Class B commercial drivers license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred.

Job code: 462

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017

Closes on: Open thru Summer

Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division - Laborer

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Job Title: Laborer

Department: Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division

Salary: $9.38 per hour

Type: Temporary

Notes: ** 2 Vacancies ** - Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs responsible unskilled work in a variety of installation, maintenance and repair projects; occasionally operates nonspecialized equipment in connection with manual tasks; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; 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; visual acuity is required for use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Assisting with installation, maintenance and repair projects; operating nonspecialized equipment. Loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, chemicals and other materials, tools and equipment; Cuts grass and trees, rakes leaves; Digs trenches and ditches, assists in installing pipes, cleans catch basins, manholes and sewer lines; Performs various grounds and athletic facility maintenance duties; Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets; Assists with snow and ice removal; Performs various street maintenance duties such as cleaning gutters, raking and spreading asphalt and patching holes; Assists in the repair, installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related facilities; Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of hand tools and equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

Special Requirements: None

Job code: 410

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017

Closes on: Open thru Summer

Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division - Sanitation Worker

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Job Title: Sanitation Worker

Department: Streets and General Maintenance/Sanitation Division

Salary: $22,006.40 to $28,163.20 yearly

Type: Full-Time Internal Promotion

Notes: Must pass drug screen and criminal background check, must have a valid VA driver's license and provide DMV driving record.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Collects solid waste, bulk refuse and trash; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Requires the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, operation of machines, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to outside environmental conditions, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Collects municipal solid waste, bulk refuse and trash; performs public works and related tasks as assigned. Moves cans or toter containers placed for collection and dumps into trucks and operates packer equipment; May go onto private property to pick up and return containers; Drives collection vehicles if properly licensed and assigned; Cleans area around cans and trucks; Directs traffic and guides truck operator in congested areas, spots for drivers when necessary; Picks up limbs, leaves and other refuse; operates chipper; Picks up paper, debris and litter on public property; Washes and cleans trucks and equipment; Assists with snow and ice removal including preparing and operating snow and ice removal equipment; Assembes, repairs and stores toter containers; Performs public works and utilities tasks as assigned including custodial and grounds maintenance work; Performs related tasks as required.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Ability to perform continuous heavy manual work at a steady pace in adverse weather conditions; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public; dependability.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education and Experience: No prior experience or training is required.

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

Job code: 405

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: July 31, 2017

Water and Sewer - Utility Lines Technician I

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Job Title: Utility Lines Technician I

Department: Water and Sewer

Salary: $23,108.80 to $29,577.60 yearly

Type: Full-Time

Notes: *** 3 Openings ***

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work to install, maintain and repair water and sewer systems involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Requires the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: • Installs, maintains and repairs water and sewer lines; operates a variety of equipment, mowers and trucks. • Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining and repairing water and sewer lines, makes taps, installs and repairs service lines and laterals; • Transports crew, materials and equipment; drives truck to and from maintenance and construction sites; • Repair waterline breaks by cutting pavement, removing materials, repair pipe, fill hole with backflow materials and tamp or roll fill material; • Assist with repair of sanitary sewer system backups and overflows including CCTV and flushing of sewer lines; • Spots for and directs drivers, runs flagging activity and directs traffic at construction sites; • Installs and maintains informational, regulatory and construction signs; • Constructs, repairs and maintains manholes; • Repair landscaping after installation, maintenance or repair; • Assist with a variety of after hour emergency problems, stand-by and trouble calls; • Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work; thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: No prior training or experience required.

Special Requirements: A driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A VDOT Flagger certificate is required.

Job code: cTechIUtL

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: July 31, 2017

Water and Sewer - Utility Lines Technician II

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Job Title: Utility Lines Technician II

Department: Water and Sewer

Salary: $25,500.80 to $32,656.00 yearly

Type: Full-Time

Notes: *** 2 Openings ***

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work to install, maintain and repair water and sewer systems involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Also, operates light to heavy motorized equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision of a Crew Supervisor. May lead other utility line crew personnel in the absence of the Crew Supervisor. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral vision, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: •Installs, maintains and repairs water and sewer lines; Operates light to heavy trucks and equipment in construction, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related operations. •Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining and repairing water and sewer lines, makes taps, installs and repairs service lines and laterals; •Operates a crew, single or double axle dump truck and other equipment in connection with the transportation of sand, stone, gravel, tools, equipment and supplies; •Operates equipment in ice and snow removal operations; •Uses various hand tools and equipment including shovels, jack-hammers, saws and tampers; •Operates heavy front-end loader, forklift and backhoe; operates large and small dump trucks; •Operates tandem and off road dump trucks and other assigned equipment at landfill; •Operates sewer clearing jet-Vector truck, T.V. camera and related equipment in utility operations; •Operates tractor-trailer combinations to move equipment and materials; •Operates equipment in snow and ice removal operations; •Services and makes minor repairs and adjustments on equipment; May operate heavy and specialized equipment as a trainee; •Use hand tools and equipment; •Supervises subordinate workers and operators assisting in the work; •Workers in this class frequently participate in the non-operating work of the group; •Responds to a variety of after hour emergency problems, stand-by and trouble calls; •Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing light to heavy trucks and construction equipment; thorough knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of varied construction and maintenance equipment; skill and care in the operation of several types of trucks, specialized maintenance and construction equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and at least two years of experience operating motor equipment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements: A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Any one or more of a variety of endorsements may be required. A VDOT Flagger certificate may be required.

Job code: cTechIIUtL

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017

Closes on: July 31, 2017

Water and Sewer - Utility Lines Crew Supervisor

Please contact Human Resources to complete an internal application.

Job Title: Utility Lines Crew Supervisor

Department: Water and Sewer

Salary: $31,075.20 to $39,769.60 yearly

Type: Full-Time Internal Promotion

Notes: *** 2 Vacancies*** CDL & VDOT Flagging certification required within 6 months of hire (Training provided)

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs manual work to install, maintain and repair water and sewer systems involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision is exercised over assigned workers in various size crews. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; 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; visual acuity is required for depth perception, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: •Oversees, supervises and participates in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines and other related facilities. •Supervises and participates in the work of Utility Equipment Operators, Utility Line Technicians and other assigned personnel; •Oversees construction, maintenance, installation and repair of water and sewer lines, manholes and related operations; •Maintains effective safety practices, training and equipment for assigned personnel; •Maintains and monitors work schedules and time sheets; •Supervises and participates in the operation of trucks, tractors, cranes, loaders, back-hoe, trencher and other mechanical and construction equipment at various site and facilities in connection with the above tasks; •Assists with snow and ice control and emergency situations; •Uses computer to prepare and use a variety of routine and special reports and records on personnel, equipment, materials and supplies; •Evaluates employee performance; •Responds to a variety of after hour emergency problems, stand-by and trouble calls; •Performs related tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of repair, operation, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction of facilities and services to which assigned; thorough knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in such work; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; skill in assigning and supervising the work of others; ability to prepare reports, drawings and sketches; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and the general public

Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED) and at least six years of experience in maintaining, operating, repairing and/or constructing public works, utilities, city and/or school facilities, including experience supervising other workers, or any equivalent combination of training and experience..

Special Requirements: A Class B commercial driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. May require a Class A commercial driver’s license and any of a variety of endorsements. May require V.D.O.T. certification as Flagger. May require Commonwealth of Virginia certification as a waste management facility operator.

Job code: cSupvUtl

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017

Closes on: July 31, 2017