Director of Administration and Finance/Treasurer
The Town of Farmville is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Administration and Finance/Treasurer. As the location for the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate, Farmville received media attention and accolades for its rich history, culture and beauty. Recognized by the Virginia General Assembly as America’s first two-college town, Farmville is the hub for economic activity in the region. With an annual budget of $26,436,090, this position is an excellent career opportunity to serve a town that is rich in history, but focused on the future through economic growth and prosperity. Duties include: -Responsible for all accounting, budget, purchasing, debt management, revenue collection and fiscal activities -Oversees financial software systems -Oversees Treasury activities, annual audit, compliance with GASB standards, comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), annual budget, capital improvement planning -Oversees cash receipt operations, investments, payroll, finance personnel management, procurement, risk management, and state/local and federal tax and revenue policies. -Serves as the Town of Farmville’s Zoning Administrator, overseeing all aspects of planning and zoning Requirements: -Should possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, financial management or related field, supplemented by professional experience at a leadership level -State and Local government experience is preferred Compensation: -Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications. The Town of Farmville offers a competitive benefit package Detailed Job Description Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, Town employment application, resume and four professional references to Gerald J. Spates, Town Manager, PO Drawer 368, Farmville, VA 23901. The Town will begin reviewing applications on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The application process is open until the position is filled. The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Town of Farmville is seeking potential candidates for the position of Police Officer. The Town is currently seeking to pool applicants for current and future openings. 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; 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 offers a competitive salary, a 401k retirement plan with a generous match and five year vesting, free health care for the employee and competitive rates for family. The Town provides uniforms and equipment. A take-home car program is available for qualified employees. All applications must be received in hardcopy by mail or hand delivery. Electronically submitted applications will not be accepted. Previous applicants with-in the past six months will not be considered. The Town of Farmville provides excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.