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PHONE:  (540) 375-3060|FAX:  (540) 375-4058|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:  humanresources@salemva.gov
RISK MANAGER:  (540) 375-3015|LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Job Openings

How To Apply

Below is a list of our current job openings.   If you would like to apply,  please visit our Job Application Site to complete an application. 

A copy of a resume or detailed list of job functions for each employer is required. That information should be listed in the resume field. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Actual cover letters and resumes may be submitted by email to the Human Resource Department at humanresources@salemva.gov.

Please contact the Human Resource Department at 540-375-3060, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., for further assistance.

 

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Catering - PT Food and Beverage Service Wkr
Notes:   Salary: $9.50 per hour Day and Evening Shifts. Occasional weekends.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0051PTFoodBvWkr
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

None

 

 

City Sheriff - PT Deputy Sheriff I
Notes:   Salary: $24.48 per hour. Must have current law enforcement, court services or corrections certification.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   2180PTDpShrfI
Posted On:   05/04/2021
Closes On:   09/01/2021
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Performs intermediate protective service work in the Sheriff’s Office involving a variety of general or support duty assignments; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Chief Deputy Sheriff.

 

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 climbing, stooping, 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, 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 hazards.  The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Performs a variety of public safety duties in the Sheriff’s Office including courtroom security, transportation, personnel, service of civil process, etc.
  • On an assigned shift, performs a scheduled or assigned Sheriff’s Office duty;
  • Performs assigned court services and security duties, assists clerk’s office, operates metal detectors and x-ray machine, and executes judge’s orders and direction;
  • Transports prisoners, detainees, mental patients, etc. to appointments, court or other transports as assigned;
  • Executes evictions, repossessions, detainments or other court directed actions;
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments;
  • Serves civil process and criminal arrest warrants and a variety of other court papers and directions;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to courts and criminal justice; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff’s Office; skill in the use of firearms, public safety equipment and motor vehicles; 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.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must meet and maintain all Office and State training and education requirements for position.

 

Civic Center-Administration - PT Patron Services
Notes:   Salary $9.50 per hour
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTPatronSvc
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

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

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

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

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

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

None.

 

 

Civic Center-Administration - PT CC Operations Worker
Notes:   Salary: $9.50 per hour. Must have the ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Hours vary based on events. Part Time Position does not require a Driver's License.
Job Type:   Part Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   0041PTCCOpsWkr
Posted On:   03/23/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

 


 

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

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

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Parks and Recreation-Recreation - Recreation Maintenance Worker
Salary:   $27,995.37 - $45,072.55
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   7129RecMaintWkr
Notes:   Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must have a valid driver's license and experience operating motorized equipment. General Knowledge of Athletic Field & Facility Maintenance.
Posted On:   06/09/2021
Closes On:   06/21/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate semiskilled work maintaining and repairing athletic fields and facilities, performing general maintenance and grounds keeping duties, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Recreation Program Superintendent.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Prepares athletic fields for play; marks lines on playing fields; reshapes mounds; resets bases; performs general field maintenance duties.
  • Mows and maintains athletic fields, parks, and playgrounds; plants shrubs, sows grass, blows leaves, and maintains beds; trims hedges and weeds around fences, play equipment, and other areas not accessible by mower.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets.
  • Performs light maintenance and repair of equipment; checks and changes oil, water, and fluid levels; changes filters.
  • Loads, transports, and unloads various materials, equipment, and supplies to various locations and facilities.
  • Empties garbage cans; picks up litter and debris.
  • Assists with snow and ice removal.
  • Helps set up facilities for events.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of tools, materials, and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance work; general knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; some knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the class; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to read and write; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to operate tools and equipment safely; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires climbing or balancing and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

Special Requirements

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

 

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

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Police-Services - Police Officer
Salary:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr
Notes:   Starting Salary $39,500.00 Must provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   03/18/2019
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

 

Police-Services - Police Officer
Salary:   $42,094.69 - $67,772.45
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   3110PolceOfcr Certified
Notes:   **Certified** Starting Salary $40,487.50 Must possess State Law Enforcement Certification and provide a copy of applicants driver's license and social security card to Human Resources.
Posted On:   06/18/2020
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

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

 

Streets - PT Laborer
Notes:   Salary: $11.50 - $11.75 per hour. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required prior to employment. Various positions available for Streets, Sanitation, Beautification, Building Maintenance, and Fleet Divisions.
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200PTLaborer
Posted On:   03/02/2021
Closes On:   Open Until Filled
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs manual work in a variety of construction, maintenance, and repair projects, collecting refuse, performing general grounds keeping duties, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the close supervision of the Streets Crew Supervisor.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Operates a variety of mowers and equipment in grass cutting and trimming operations; operates weed eater and leaf blower.
  • Cuts, trims, and removes shrubs and trees from Right of Ways, sidewalks, and roadways; collects and removes leaves.
  • Collects garbage, bulk items, dead animals, hazardous materials, and recycling; empties refuse containers.
  • Removes debris and trash from City properties and streets.
  • Assists in cleaning and maintaining sanitation trucks and grounds keeping equipment.
  • Assists in the set-up of seasonal events and activities by preparing and hanging signage, hanging and removing lights and decorations, etc.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control; mixes salt; spreads salt on sidewalks.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; work is generally in a very quiet location (e.g. park trail, storage or file room).

 

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia

 

Streets - Maintenance-Construction Worker I
Salary:   $26,410.73 - $42,521.27
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   4200MCWI
Notes:   Salary $25,892.87 - $33,790.20 Must be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background check. Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and provide a current DMV driving record.
Posted On:   06/16/2021
Closes On:   06/28/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

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

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

Special Requirements

Possession of VDOT Flagger certification upon hire.

Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Streets-Fleet Management - Automotive Mechanic
Salary:   $35,343.51 - $56,903.05
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Job Code:   1252AutoMech
Notes:   Must be able to pass drug screening & criminal background check, possess a Class B CDL, CDL learners. Provide a current DMV driving record. Must furnish own tools and possess VA State Inspection license. Schedule: Monday-Friday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am.
Posted On:   06/09/2021
Closes On:   06/21/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition of Work

Performs skilled trades work maintaining and repairing a variety of automotive and construction equipment, maintaining work/shop area, performing road service calls, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the City Garage Supervisor.

 

Qualification Requirements

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance and repair on a variety of vehicles and equipment including automobiles, school busses, tractors, heavy construction equipment, and landscaping equipment; performs tune-ups, checking lights, tires, brake linings, wiper blades, horns, suspensions, etc.
  • Operates complex specialized automotive diagnostic testing equipment in the diagnosis and troubleshooting of mechanical problems, determines required repair or replacement of parts, and initiates repair.
  • Fabricates replacement parts and metal for repairs to vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs hydraulic maintenance, diagnostics, and repair; builds and fixes hydraulic hoses.
  • Replaces or disassembles and rebuilds engines; makes necessary repairs and adjustments; replaces worn or defective parts.
  • Performs diversified electrical work on automotive equipment such as diagnosing electrical shorts, installing batteries and terminals, repairing and adjusting lights and repairing generators, alternators, and starters.
  • Changes, repairs, and replaces tires; mounts and balances car and large truck tires; replaces and checks brakes; performs exhaust work.
  • Performs road service calls on vehicles and equipment; performs minor repairs on site, if possible; tows and recovers vehicles and equipment using rollback and wrecker.
  • Maintains shop area in a clean and orderly state; opens and secures shop, tools, and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies for work orders; orders and picks up supplies.
  • Performs street maintenance duties as assigned including cutting trees, repairing roadways, picking up dead animals, etc.; operates light and heavy duty equipment.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment including electronic diagnostic equipment used in the repair of cars, trucks, school busses, construction and maintenance equipment; thorough knowledge and skill in the use and operation of shop tools and machinery such as drills, presses, grinders, micrometers, brake relining and drum grinding machines, and welding equipment; ability to diagnose defects in the drive trains, chassis, and other components of automotive equipment; ability to detect by inspection worn or broken automotive parts; ability to keep records of repairs and service operations and to make reports; ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems; ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams, and installation and repair charts; ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline-powered automotive equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires 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, frequently requires working in high, precarious places and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

Special Requirements

Obtain Virginia State Inspector license within six months.

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

 

Technology Systems - Business Analyst III
Salary:   $50,135.45 - $80,718.07
Job Type:   Full Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Job Code:   1251BusAnlstIII
Posted On:   06/01/2021
Closes On:   06/28/2021
Job Description:  

General Definition and Conditions of Work

Performs analysis of existing and potential City application systems that address business-process needs. Manages the daily functions of assigned systems. Serves as technical and/or project lead for assigned systems or provides support to other Business Analysts or the Project Manager. Coordinates with system users, technical staff, and related vendors. Provides user training to assigned systems. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Project Manager.

Qualification Requirements

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

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks

  • Analyzes and creates documentation of assigned systems and/or processes, identifying inefficiencies and providing suggestions for system/process improvements to the Project Manager and/or stakeholders.
  • Supports Project Manager regarding analysis, design, development, and implementation.
  • Acts as functional lead for projects when necessary and as directed.
  • Organizes team meetings for assigned systems, capturing notes and follow-up action items.
  • Creates status reports and attends status-related meetings to communicate updates.
  • Maintains a high level of customer service, resolves complaints, and recommends changes in policies and procedures to improve services to the public and other customers.
  • Conducts analysis, design, and testing for system upgrades for vendor or custom systems.
  • Works with development team as directed to assist in application development processes when custom application solutions are required.
  • Recognizes when training and/or user documentation is needed; directly provides this training/documentation when applicable.
  • Designs and/or creates reports relating to processes or software systems
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department coworkers, City employees, and vendors. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints orally and in writing.  Ability to make effective presentations to management and other system stakeholders. Ability to adjust workstyle to increase efficiency and/or minimize potential conflicts. Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts and to determine when conflicts should be addressed by superiors. Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of problems. Willingness to update job skills as needed. Strong background using MS Office products, particularly Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft Project and SharePoint preferred. Knowledge of SQL and SSRS preferred.

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business process analysis, application system process and functional design, Data Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or Computer Science. Experience in analytics and project management is preferred. Industry-recognized business analyst certification(s) preferred. (Business Analyst I/II/III differentiations relate to years of experience, education, and certifications such as Six Sigma, ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, and PBA.)