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Laborer Positions | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for full-time Laborer positions.

Qualified applicants may be assigned as a Laborer I or Laborer II.

Laborer I is a beginner or moderately skilled worker in maintenance, repair, and/or construction activities.  They must possess a valid Driver’s License and good driving record.

Laborer II candidates should have some experience in heavy manual labor, equipment, and vehicles.  They must possess a valid Driver’s License with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) designation and good driving record.

Successful candidates for both positions must have a high school diploma or GED.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing heavy, moderate to semi-skilled manual work involving the maintenance of cemetery and park properties, trash collection, streets maintenance, and water and sewer maintenance.
  • Using common and specialized hand and power tools, as well as large equipment.
  • Performing manual labor for extended periods, often in adverse weather conditions.
  • Understanding and following oral and written instructions
  • Cooperating and working effectively with other workers.

The hiring salary for each of these jobs will be based on the candidate’s skills and experience, within the range for each position.  The full salary range for Laborer I is $24,398 – $39,037 annually ($11.73 – $18.77 per hour). The full salary range for Laborer II is $26,228 – $41,965 annually ($13.56 – $21.69 per hour).

The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including employer-provided health, life and short-term disability insurance, employer contribution to retirement, and paid time off and holidays. Applicants must possess an acceptable driving record, and pass a criminal background 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 application deadline is Saturday, February 6, 2021.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Farmville Application for Employment

Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee | Full-Time

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee.  Current licensed operators are also encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Driver’s License with good driving record, technical and mathematical understanding, and a willingness to progress and secure an appropriate Operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Job requires shift work, including holidays and weekends.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing routine operating tasks and assist in the operation of the water treatment plant on an assigned shift
  • Keeping daily logs of plant operating data
  • Checking controls, switches, pumps, motors, and other equipment as directed
  • Drawing samples of water and making routine laboratory tests and analysis
  • Performing general maintenance of equipment and plant facilities with housekeeping responsibilities
  • 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 for licensed candidates will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, 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 and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment to [email protected]    The application deadline is Saturday, February 6, 2021.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2020 Town of Farmville Application for Employment

Communication 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 application deadline is Saturday, February 6, 2021.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Farmville Application for Employment

Bus Driver | Full-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 application deadline is Saturday, February 6, 2021.

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2020 Town of Farmville Application for Employment

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, retirement, 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] .  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.

2020 Town of Farmville Application for Employment

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