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Certified Police Officer | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is seeking Certified Police Officers interested in a career with the Farmville Police Department.

Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and have no felony or recent misdemeanor convictions. All applicants must meet the requirements of section 15.2-1705 of the code of Virginia for the minimum qualifications required of the position. Successful applicants will undergo a panel interview, and pass a background investigation, substance abuse screening, psychological testing and physical examination.

The Town of Farmville is a progressive community centered in the heart of Virginia and home to Longwood University. The Farmville Police Department is a State Accredited Agency.

The Town of Farmville offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, short-term disability insurance, participation in Virginia Retirement System and paid time off. The Town provides uniforms and equipment. A take-home car program is available for qualified employees.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete the Town of Farmville Application for Employment and email the completed application to [email protected]. Paper applications can be picked up and delivered to the Farmville Police Department at 116 N Main Street. Applications received within the past twelve months will be considered.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Police Officer | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is seeking potential candidates for the position of Police Officer. Applicants may be either certified as a law enforcement officer through the Department of Criminal Justice Services or seeking a certification as a new law enforcement officer.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and have no felony or recent misdemeanor convictions. All applicants must meet the requirements of section 15.2-1705 of the code of Virginia for the minimum qualifications required of the position. Successful applicants will undergo a panel interview, and pass a background investigation, substance abuse screening, psychological testing and physical examination. Non certified applicants will be required to complete The National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

The Town of Farmville is a progressive community centered in the heart of Virginia and home to Longwood University. The Farmville Police Department is a State Accredited Agency.

The Town of Farmville offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, VRS retirement (including Hazardous Duty Supplement), short-term disability insurance, and paid time off. The Town provides uniforms and equipment. A take-home car program is available for qualified employees.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment to [email protected] .  Completed applications can be dropped off/mailed to Town Office at 116 N Main Street.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Clerk of Council | Full-Time Appointed Official

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Clerk of Council. Qualified applicants will have an Associate Degree and administrative experience, preferably in a municipal setting. Requires general management and organizational skills. Requires computer proficiency, including MS Office applications. Experience as a Municipal Clerk is highly desirable. A combination of education and experience may be considered.  Must be able to work collaboratively. Must be available to work non-standard hours, including some evenings. Must successfully complete a full background check including drug screening.

As a Town Council appointee, the clerk is responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all Town Council records and documents as prescribed by State law and Town code. Reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the Mayor and Town Council.

Responsibilities include, and are not limited to:

  • Completes administrative and clerical duties and complies with legal requirements for Town Council.
  • Records and prepares detailed and accurate written minutes of meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the Mayor and all Council Members, Town Manager, Town staff and the public.
  • Responds to Mayor and Town Council FOIA requests.
  • Schedules appointments for the Mayor and Town Council.
  • Prepares correspondence and other documents for the Mayor and Town Council.
  • Works independently and collaboratively to meet Council’s needs, conduct research and prepare reports for the Mayor and Council on a variety of topics and issues.
  • Attends all council meetings, work sessions, committee meetings, staff training sessions, and other meetings related to Town Council.
  • Provides staff assistance and technical advice in the varied assignments designated by the Town Council.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.

Salary Range: $37,654 – $61,452 with the starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications. The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package including the Virginia Retirement System. Qualified applicants are encouraged to complete and submit a Town of Farmville Application for Employment. Completed applications can be submitted to [email protected] or dropped off or mailed to Town Offices at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA, 23901.  The position is open until filled and a first review of applications will begin September 13, 2021. 

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Fire House Attendant | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Fire House Attendant in the Fire Department.  Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED and  Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat Awareness Operation, EVOC 123, EMR Emergency Medical Responder, and NIMS 100, 200, and 700.  Must have a valid Virginia drivers’ license, Class A and H category preferred and acceptable driving record. 

Employee will perform a combination of unskilled and semi-skilled duties associated with the maintenance and care of firehouse facilities and equipment and other vehicles.  Serves as the driver for numerous tasks requested by department heads and town officials. May also perform firefighting and EMS first responder duties.

Essential duties include and are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of firefighting equipment so that a state of readiness is maintained.
  • Inspect, clean and test mobile firefighting apparatus.
  • Make minor repairs or replaces damaged parts.
  • Responsible for seeing that the oxygen support tanks are filled, fire extinguishers are filled and up to date.
  • Minor maintenance on trucks and several town vehicles such as washing, changing oil and lubricating.
  • Keep trucks and assigned vehicles filled with fuel.
  • Maintain a record of fire call log.
  • Use communication equipment at firehouse.
  • Purchase some items.
  • Perform firefighting and EMS first responder duties.
  • Perform other tasks required.

Hiring range  $12.61 – $14.42 per hour depending on qualifications + benefits. The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, Virginia Retirement System, and paid time off. Applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background check, including DMV and a substance abuse screening test.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete the Town of Farmville Application for Employment. Completed applications can be submitted to [email protected] or dropped off or mailed to Town Offices at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA, 23901.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Laborer I | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Laborer I.  Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED, and beginner or moderate skills in maintenance, repair, and/or construction activities.  Must possess a valid Driver’s License and good driving record.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing manual labor for extended periods, often in adverse weather conditions.
  • Working in a variety of areas within Public Works – trash collection, groundskeeping, streets maintenance, and/or water and sewer projects
  • Understanding and following oral and written instructions
  • Cooperating and working effectively with other workers.

The Hiring Range is $11.73 to $12.02 per hour, with full salary potential to $18.77 per hour.  Hiring salary is based on experience and qualifications.

The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, VRS retirement, short-term disability insurance, and paid time off. Applicants must possess a valid VA driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, and pass a criminal background check and a substance abuse screening test.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete the Town of Farmville Application for Employment. Completed applications can be submitted to [email protected] or dropped off or mailed to Town Offices at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA, 23901.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Recreation Technician | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Recreation Technician in the Recreation Department.  Qualified applicants will have an Associate Degree or a combination of related experience and a high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid Virginia drivers’ license and acceptable driving record.

Employee will plan, promote, organize, and schedule program such as classes, clinics, workshops and community special events for all ages. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop and implement programs.
  • Recruit, Train and Direct volunteers.
  • Scheduling of events program leagues.
  • Order and maintain inventory needed for programs.
  • Respond to public inquiries.
  • Create and initiate all marketing materials.
  • Maintain records.
  • Facilitate on-site events and programs and set up and break down event displays and equipment.
  • Prepare marketing material including news release flyers schedule of events pamphlets and brochures.
  • Coordinate activities and events with schools, community organizations and other agencies as required.

Starting pay is $12.02 per hour + benefits. The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, Virginia Retirement System, and paid time off. Applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background check, including DMV and a substance abuse screening test.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment to [email protected]. Position is open until filled.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Laborer II (Concrete Worker & Public Works) | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for an individual to perform a variety of duties with the Public Works Department involving experience in heavy manual labor using heavy equipment and vehicles.  Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License – Class B (or the ability to obtain to obtain one within 90 days of hire).   

Duties include

  • Experience in concrete work to include: grading, setting forms and pour and finish concrete
  • Some experience in all aspects of Public Works jobs such as street maintenance, sidewalks, curb and gutter, water/sewer construction maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Driving dump truck in all seasons, including snow removal

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package, including employer-provided health, life and short-term disability insurance, VRS retirement (effective 7/1/21), and paid time off and holidays. Applicants must possess an acceptable driving record, and pass a criminal background check and a substance abuse screening.

Salary starts at $13.56 (higher rate negotiable based on skills and experience). 

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete the Town of Farmville Application for Employment. Completed applications can be submitted to [email protected] or dropped off or mailed to Town Offices at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA, 23901.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Communications Operator Trainee | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Communication Operator Trainee.  This is an entry-level position that requires a basic dispatch certification within one year of hire.  Certified candidates are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and deal with the public under stressful conditions.  Familiarity with the Town of Farmville and surrounding areas is a plus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receive and transmit messages, primarily by radio; maintain radio log
  • Receive complaints in person or by phone
  • Receive emergency calls, determine location and nature of emergency, and dispatch appropriate personnel and equipment
  • Monitor teletype traffic, send teletype messages, and maintain teletype log
  • Monitor primary and secondary police frequencies and emergency frequencies
  • Dispatch responders where and when needed
  • Take phone calls concerning complaints, pass information on to appropriate unit, and make record of calls
  • Make VCIN queries to include criminal background checks
  • Receive/monitor business, residential, and Longwood door alarms
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements – High School Diploma or GED

Salary Range: $24,398 – $39,037 annually ($11.73 – $18.77 per hour) with the hiring range of $24,398-$28,540 ($11.73 – $13.72 per hour), based on experience and qualifications. Certified candidates may qualify for a higher pay.  The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, short-term disability, retirement, and paid time off. Successful applicants must pass a criminal background check (including driving record check) and a substance abuse screening.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment  to [email protected].

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Bus Driver | Part-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for part-time Bus Drivers. Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED, some experience driving a passenger bus or van and a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and “P” Endorsement. Must have a track record of exercising sound judgment and excellent customer service skills.

Responsibilities include, and are not limited to:

  • Driving a passenger bus or van to transport students and other passengers.
  • Greeting and meeting the public in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Ensuring a safe environment.

Hourly Rate: $12.61 – $20.18 with the hiring rate based on experience and qualifications. Applicants must pass a DMV check, criminal background check and substance abuse screening test. Employees are subject to strict compliance with the Farmville Area Bus Drug and Alcohol policies.

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment to [email protected].

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2021 Town of Farmville Employment Application

Farmville, Virginia
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