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Human Resources
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 109
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Phone: (540) 483-6667

Patricia E. Barnes, SPHR
E-mail: Human Resources

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is proud to provide support to county employees and the agencies and departments they serve.

You may apply for a position online (Apply Now Button) or download our employment application to your right (if you would rather submit a written copy). Submit written copy to: Franklin County HR Recruiting, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite 111, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or fax to 540-483-6669. Resumes are welcomed, but do not replace a fully completed application. 

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Franklin County seeks a FT PC Technician. Responsibilities include: Troubleshoots & resolves hardware, software & communication problems/conflicts/defects.  Must be proficient in current Windows software programs w/the ability to install & configure computer systems, hardware & peripherals. A Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification is required & must be maintained for continued employment. New employees have 6 months from date of hire to obtain the MCSA Certification. Training & Certification testing will be provided.  After-hours work required. HS grad or equiv w/specialized training & 1-3 years technical work w/computers pref. Starting salary range: $35,537-$41,388, commensurate w/Education & Exp. Exc. Benefits.  Obtain application & description: at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109 Rocky Mount VA, 24151 or apply on line. First Review 10/22/18 .OUF. AA/EOE.

General Definition

Under general supervision, uses specialized knowledge or skills to perform hardware support and repairs for user departments throughout County Administration. Resolves hardware, software and communication problems/conflicts/defects.   Must work with designated vendor support organization to schedule, install, and trouble shoot problems. May interact with end users; recommend the purchase of inventory, and control supplies and/or parts as well as setup new machines for replacement.

Organizational Relationship

This position receives daily supervision and guidance from the Assistant Director, Applications and Operations.

Typical Tasks

  • Investigates, analyzes, and resolves hardware and associated software and communications problems on County computer system; performs complex hardware repairs and maintenance on a wide range of pc-based computers and peripherals.
  • Provides advanced hardware technical assistance and support; troubleshoots and resolves system hardware, software, and communications failures and conflicts.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance over the phone or email; alternatively provides a timely response to customer needs based on department policies continuing support after regular business hours being On Call.
  • Installs, integrates, and configures new computer systems and hardware providing the end user with the proper equipment to perform their job functions; ensures that the end user environment is secure from external and internal threats; provides the necessary training and instruction to ensure that the end user is proficient on that equipment.
  • Reviews and processes problem reports; documents the progress of problem resolutions.
  • Maintains a high level quality of customer service standards in dealing with and responding to questions.
  • Create and Maintain the Images required to update and deploy end user computers.
  • Installs and repairs mobile and fixed law enforcement related technology.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of equipment owned and/or supported throughout the county, county agencies and court system; ensure that all inventory is tagged appropriately; accurately track warranty expiration, locations, and users, etc. for all assets; ensures that the network information is accurate for all equipment and users;
  • Order, maintain, support and document all equipment that the County owns, supports or uses including but not limited to cell phones, printers, monitors, and visual aid equipment.
  • Maintain the level of certification and training required of the current versions of hardware and software enabling the highest level of timely response to problems and the needs of the end user.
  • Performs other miscellaneous job-related duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Proficient in current operating system software and most current Windows updates/changes. Technical knowledge needed to determine and insure computer equipment hardware and software needs. Must be able to communicate with County officials, department heads and all personnel using computer equipment.  General knowledge of MS Office programs, and utility programs. Ability to perform advanced complex repairs and upgrades on a wide variety of computers and peripherals.  Knowledge of advanced computer troubleshooting techniques.  Ability to install and configure computer systems, hardware and peripherals. Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

Training, Education and Experience

Education equal to graduation from high school with specialized training equal to 1-3 years technical work with computers.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Licenses and Certificates – A valid Virginia driver’s license. A+, Network +, Windows certification preferred. Effective 7/1/2018, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification is required and must be maintained for continued employment. New employees have 6 months from date of hire to pass the “Installing and Configuring Windows 10” (70-698) exam and to pass the “Configuring Windows Devices” (70-697) exam in order to obtain the MCSA Certification.

Physical Demands

Must be able to do computer work while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time.  Should also be able to life at least 50 lbs.  Considerable physical work such as heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.  Physical work is primary part (50%) of job.

Work Environment

The work environment is typical office environment with adequate desk, seating, and lighting for performing desk and personal computer work.  Occasional work may require close quarters while wiring such as in a closet, etc.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

NOTE

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County Parks and Recreation department seeks a PT Program Assistant.  This position performs a variety of duties related to activities and services for the aging population of Franklin County.  Graduation from high school, possession of GED, or combination education and experience to possess the knowledge, skills and abilities appropriate to carry out agency assignments. General knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment & clerical techniques; ability to utilize office software and email. Application & complete job description may be obtained at the Franklin County Government Center, Rocky Mount, OR apply on line.  Hourly Rate: $11.20 1st Review 10/29/18. OUF.EOE/AA

GENERAL DEFINITION

Performs a variety of duties related to activities and services for the aging population of Franklin County.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

Serves under the general direction of the Recreation & Aging Services Manager.

TYPICAL TASKS

  • Acts as receptionist, answers telephone and provides routine information;
  • Greets and assists visitors;
  • Provides customer service support for staff;
  • Collects and interprets data for records and reports;
  • Maintains files, records, mailing lists and office supplies in an organized manner;
  • Performs routine skilled office and typing duties;
  • Implements and/or provides health promotion programs and activities;
  • Schedules health related personnel for program presentations;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the aging process and impact of illness and disabilities on aging; ability to establish and sustain working relationships with the public and other staff members; ability to communicate orally and in writing with others; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions.  General knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment and clerical techniques; ability to utilize office software and email.

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school, possession of GED, or combination education and experience to possess the knowledge, skills and abilities appropriate to carry out agency assignments.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND RELATED OBLIGATIONS

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds, sit for long periods of time at a desk and operate computer and general office equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is generally performed in an office setting.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County seeks a FT Children’s Services Act Coordinator. Position is responsible for complex professional work involving the coordination and oversight of mandated services rendered under the Children’s Services Act for At Risk Youth and Families. Duties include: review & approval of vendor invoices for payment, coordination & facilitation of monthly FAPT & CPMT team meetings, documentation, reporting & utilization management including maintaining daily communication w/service providers & agencies. Assists in planning, preparing & monitoring the department budget, including expenses. Education and experience equivalent to a four-year degree. Course work in human services, public health or a related field and at least 3 years of experience preferred. Detail oriented & expertise in Microsoft office req.  Knowledge of Children's Services Act services and programs highly desired. Annual minimum salary $35,537 DOQE w/FT Benefits.  Apply on line or obtain an application in HR at the County Government Center. Weekly reviews, Open Until Filled. AA/EOE.

 

General Definition

Performs responsible complex professional work involving the coordination and oversight of mandated services rendered under the Children’s Services Act for At Risk Youth and Families. Includes review and approval of vendor invoices for payment, coordination and facilitation of monthly Family Assessment Planning Team (FAPT) and Community Policy Management Team (CPMT) meetings, documentation, reporting, utilization management, Medicaid applications and management, maintaining daily communication with service providers and agencies. Assists in the planning of, prepares and monitors the department budget. Performs related duties as assigned.

Organizational Relationship

Position is supervised by the Director and supports, as well as takes direction from Director as needed.

Typical Tasks

  • Plans, organizes, and directs all operations of the department.
  • Designates mandated categories for expenditures.
  • Prepares State supplemental allocation and funding/reimbursement requests.
  • Assess, manages and documents parental co-pay arrangements and transactions.
  • Prepares and implements the department’s budget.
  • Reviews and codes disbursements of all monies to ensure the appropriateness and accuracy of invoices and that appropriations are not exceeded.
  • Reconciles monthly billings and payments with Finance Department staff.
  • Tracks all program receipts, expenditures and encumbrances.
  • Files annual tax set-off with the County Treasurer.
  • Presents case data and funding requests for consideration by the FAPT and the CPMT.
  • Prepares purchase orders for services.
  • Trains case managers , monitors compliance of child assessment tool, CANS, with requirements and deadlines
  • Consults and communicates with service providers orally and in writing to obtain, monitor, and evaluate services.
  • Performs internal file audit to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Prepares Service Plans as approved.
  • Ensures that all regulations and procedures are followed and that local policies and practices comply with State and federal laws, regulations and policies.
  • Prepares reports, agendas, and materials for FAPT and CPMT meetings.
  • Maintains appropriate records and files as required by law, regulation and policy.
  • Supervises, assigns, and directs the work of administrative assistant.
  • Attends and participates in state meetings, regional CSA meetings and regional Steering Committee meetings.
  • Assists with Formulating, implements, monitors and evaluates Comprehensive Services Act (CSA) program goals;
  • and staffs Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) meetings with participating agencies and service prepares contracts
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries orally and in writing. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Proven track record of ability to work independently, and maintain confidentiality concerning individual cases. Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Requires ability to accurately complete Grant requirements for reimbursement and Audit procedures.

Training, Education and Experience

Position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human services, public health or a related field and at least 3 years of experience.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Knowledge of human services management and current social, economic, and health challenges and resources available to children and families with special needs. Ability to prepare budgets and monitor expenses. Detail oriented and expertise in Microsoft office.  Knowledge of Children's Services Act services and programs highly desired. Thorough knowledge of community-based at risk youth services, service providers, and CSA laws, regulations and policies; excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and public relations skills; excellent computer skills with proficiency in use of Windows, spreadsheet and word processing applications; ability to organize and present information clearly and concisely; ability to work effectively with all segments of the community and all levels of state and local agencies and the County government; ability to create and maintain complete and accurate financial and treatment records and reports; ability to effectively cope with stressful and emotionally disturbing situations, subject matter, and events. Must possess a valid appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Physical Demands

Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds, sit for long periods of time at a desk, and operate a computer and general office equipment.

Work Environment

Work is generally performed in an office environment.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given. 

Franklin County seeks a FT Equipment Operator I- Driver for its Solid Waste Division. Duties: Operates and maintains a large trash truck collecting & transporting trash to the Landfill. Successful drug screening & background check req. A valid Virginia Commercial Drivers License (CDL) IS REQUIRED and must be acceptable to County Insurance Carrier. Combination of education & experience equivalent to a HS graduate pref. Obtain application & job description: at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite#109, RM, or apply online. $27,331 ANNUAL. OUF-1st Review October 10, 2018.  AA/EOE.

General Definition

Performs responsible skilled work in the operation of motorized equipment. Primary responsibility is collecting and transporting trash to the Landfill. 

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under regular supervision of the Director of Solid Waste Services or designee.

Typical Tasks

  • Operates refuse collection vehicle;
  • Operates dump truck;
  • Maintains assigned vehicles in good working order;
  • Conducts daily maintenance check of equipment, makes adjustments as needed;
  • Repairs and paints garbage containers as required;
  • Cleans up refuse around garbage containers;
  • Returns garbage containers to County for painting;
  • Washes trucks;
  • Identifies and reports maintenance screening and beautification work needed at collection sites.
  • Operates bulldozer, front-end loader, earth moving pan and dump trucks as assigned;
  • Works landfill or collection routes as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing heavy refuse collections and heavy 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 heavy construction and maintenance equipment; skill and care in the operation of specialized equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions;  mechanical aptitude; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment.                                                                                                                                      

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school with considerable experience in operation of heavy motorized equipment.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Subject to substance screening by the County.  The successful applicant will possess and maintain a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.  Note:  Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).

Physical Demands

Must be able to occasionally lift at least 75 pounds.

Work Environment

Work is generally performed in the cab of a truck or heavy equipment and in the outside environment.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County seeks a FT Maintenance Worker II for Parks & Recreation. Duties include performing routine grounds and facility maintenance, athletic turf and field maintenance, mowing and trimming grass, trash collection, and custodial duties, setting up and taking down for special events and overseeing subordinates. Primary working location will be Summit View Industrial Park. Applicant must have the ability to: lift 75 – 100 pounds; climb ladders; be on their feet for hours at a time; possess dexterity to safely traverse uneven terrain; operate various types of machinery; safely follow directions & successfully pass a background check. High School/GED or equiv. education & experience required. 1-3 years related experience preferred.  Minimum starting salary: $24,053 DOQE w/Excellent Benefits.  Application & job description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount OR apply online.   1st Review Date 9/17/18. OUF. EOE.

 

General Definition

Performs responsible skilled work maintaining County facilities, grounds, parks, park equipment, park shelters/buildings and equipment. Responsible for proper use and maintenance of lawn equipment.  May oversee part-time maintenance helpers and jail trustees.  Supervision of some public events required.  Maintains inventory and maintenance of park equipment and maintenance equipment; does related work as required.

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under general supervision of the Parks Superintendant and/or Parks System Manager or designee.

Typical Tasks

  • Maintain facilities, including but not limited to cutting grass, spreading fertilizer, litter control, clean restrooms, repair any broken items;
  • Maintain facilities including but not limited to cutting grass, litter control, clean restrooms, clean office, cut up and remove fallen trees, leaf removal, spread fertilizer, repair any broken items;
  • Do regular routine maintenance and repairs of county owned vehicles, lawn mowers, chain saws, weed eaters, and any other motorized tools;
  • Maintain and repair non-motorized hand tools;
  • Inventory all tools both motorized and hand;
  • Dispense, repair and inventory all various equipment owned by the County;
  • Supervise part-time maintenance people;
  • Supervise trustees from the Franklin County Jail;
  • Oversees use of facilities as assigned;
  • Oversees maintenance of facilities as assigned;
  • Operates trucks, tractors and other motorized equipment;
  • Performs daily safety checks at facilities as needed;
  • Install and maintain County street signs;
  • Provides set up and take down of special County wide events;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned;

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of techniques and practices of grounds, building and equipment maintenance; skilled in use of hand, gasoline and electric powered tools and grounds maintenance equipment; ability to organize and keep inventory; ability to supervise; ability to work with people of various ages and interests; general knowledge of various activities related to County operations; ability to work in various weather conditions and during odd hours; extensive knowledge in turf management. Ability to work effectively while following safety protocols. 

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Considerable experience in buildings, grounds, field, and equipment maintenance required.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

The successful applicant will possess and maintain a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator's License.  Note:  Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s). May be required to obtain licensure and or certification for pesticide application etc per OSHA regulations.

Physical Demands

Involves frequent walking and occasionally over rough or uneven terrains; lifting and carrying objects weighing 15-50 pounds, with occasional lifting of items weighing over 100 pounds.  Involves climbing ladders, stooping and crawling in confined spaces; Frequent operation of vehicles, shop and hand tools, requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination. 

Work Environment

Exposes employee to potentially minor injuries, and infrequently, to adverse weather conditions.  Regular contact is made with individuals from other internal organizational units and occasionally with the general public.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County seeks a FT Crisis Worker position (grant funded), Monday-Friday 12 midnight to 8 AM in the Family Resource Center. Application & job description available at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite#109, Rocky Mount, or online at.  Duties: Oversee safety & security of the shelter, perform emergency intakes, & be the emergency contact for the (FRC) shelter residents & other persons or agencies during work hours. HS or equiv. req. Computer, record keeping & office skills preferred. Annual Salary $22,494.00 (DOQE)w/exc FT Benefits.  Weekly reviews, OUF. First Review  09/28/2018. AA/EOE

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Franklin County seeks an individual to serve in the capacity of a FT Division (Deputy) Chief of Support Services/Fire Marshal. Duties include: Conducting investigations; enforcing fire code; serving warrants; making arrests; testifying in court; conducting classes.  Requires 4 yr degree or equiv with certifications NFPA 1031&1033, FF Instructor II, Hazardous Materials Operations, EMT, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800; become certified in EVOC Levels I, II, & III; be proficient w/firearms, & self-defensive tactics. Coordinates & oversees the annual audit & assists with annual budget & review of the Comp Annual Financial Rpt. Oversees the County Animal Control Division.  Must pass physical & background check & able to work in stressful, hazardous environments; min 5 yrs exp pref. Annual Salary min $50,000 DOQ/E.  Application & complete job description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount VA 24151 OR on line.  OUF/ EOE. First Review August 31, 2018.

 

General Definition

Serves in the capacity of Fire Marshal for Franklin County.  Assist the Director in performing difficult and complex work in planning and directing activities of the Public Safety Department.  Direct supervision is exercised over an assigned division of the department.  Division to include, but not limited to, the fire and emergency medical services training division,  animal control division, fire prevention division, and fire investigation division.  The employee in this position must exercise considerable judgment and discretion in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating department programs and services related to support services of the department.  Performs the duties of the Director in the latter’s absence and/or as delegated by the Director.

Organizational Relationship

Work is preformed under the general supervision of the Director of Public Safety.  Supervision will be exercised over staff as assigned.

Typical Tasks

  • Coordinates and oversees the annual audit and assists with the preparation and review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual budget
  • Assists with guiding financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protects Investigates fires for origin and cause; Enforces and interprets Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code;
  • Compiles reports on effects of fire within the county and presents to Director as requested;
  • Implements and conducts fire safety, prevention and educational programs;
  • Performs fire and safety inspections/investigations of public and private property as required;
  • Maintains files, records and reports regarding inspections and investigations;
  • Maintains records and reports of recruitment and retention activities;
  • Maintains records and reports of all training activities;
  • Handles questions and concerns from the public, volunteers and staff regarding assigned duties;
  • Interacts with law enforcement, attorneys, state fire marshal’s office and courts;
  • Assist in the preparation of court cases and legal actions; Conducts criminal investigations and interviews;
  • Testifies in court cases; Secures crime scenes and collects evidence;
  • Issues summons and make arrest as needed;
  • Investigates explosions and bomb threats in conjunction with law enforcement;
  • Prepares fire and NFIRS reports;
  • Operates emergency vehicles in routine and emergency responses in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Responds to fire, hazardous material and EMS incidents as needed;
  • Assist with fire suppression and emergency medical care as needed;
  • Serves as the incident commander on the scene or emergency incidents as needed;
  • Investigates environmental crimes and incidents;
  • Serves as a Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator during major incidents both natural and manmade;
  • Oversees the county fire and emergency medical services training division;
  • Oversees the county fire and emergency medical services recruitment and retention staff;
  • Oversees the day to day operations of the county animal control division;
  • Reviews site plans in collaboration with local building officials;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge,Skills and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of fire, hazardous materials, environmental laws, animal control laws and emergency medical services.  Knowledge of Virginia State Fire Prevention Code and Virginia State Building Codes.  Knowledge of fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous material handling.  Ability to provide oversight to instructors and conduct fire and EMS training courses to adolescent and adult students as well as conduct fire safety education classes to the general public.  Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public, employees, volunteers and other government officials; ability to enforce codes and ordinances with firmness and tact.  Must be able to interpret building codes to insure compliance with NFPA standards.  Ability to carry out oral and written instructions, physical ability to perform job task and ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports.  Knowledge of conducting criminal investigations as required.  Must demonstrate proficiency in the use and handling of firearms in accordance with Department of Criminal Justice Services for law enforcement officers. 

Training, Education and Experience

Education or equivalent experience to graduation from a four (4) year college, with either major in fire science, criminal justice; or graduation from high school or equivalent with supplemental experience or a combination of experience in related field.  Minimum of 5 years experience in fire/EMS or law enforcement preferred.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Licenses and Certificates:  NFPA 1031 and 1033, Fire Instructor II, Emergency Medical Technician, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800, Emergency Vehicle Operations Levels I, II, III.  Must demonstrate proficiency with firearms, performance of self-defensive tactics and affect arrest.  Must maintain training necessary for certification as an NFPA 1031 Certified Fire Code Inspector and NFPA 1033 Certified Fire Origin and Cause Investigator.  The successful applicant will possess and maintain a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.  Applicant must have and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to Franklin County Standard Operating Guidelines and its insurance carrier.  Minimum of three years driving experience required.  Candidate must be able to pass a background check and be able to be certified as a law enforcement officer.

Physical Demands

Candidate should be able to lift 100 pounds;  Candidate will be required to pass an NPFA approved medical exam; Candidate must be able to perform work in a stressful, demanding and hazardous environment; Candidate must be able to perform work while wearing a respirator;       Position requires that candidate must use physical force to make arrest if necessary

Work Environment

Individual must be able to perform work in all types of hazardous environments including but not limited to natural, man-made and environments that are immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH).  Individual must be able to work in law enforcement situations.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This job description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such as an individual may be given.

Franklin County is accepting applications for a Candidate pool for a FT Senior Maintenance Technician position in General Properties Department. Responsibilities include: performing skilled work in maintaining County Facilities & infrastructure; complying with OSHA regulations and all other  regulatory agencies; supervising routine maintenance & overseeing project management of improvements completed by in-house staff & outside contractors; assist with general grounds upkeep including mowing, weed eating and snow removal, as needed.

Working knowledge of construction practices, materials, methods & equipment; property maintenance & the equipment and tasks related to maintenance of public buildings, including knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and heating/air systems; occupational hazards and safety precautions a must. Ability to exercise independent judgment; to plan; read plans, blueprints & other construction documents; interpret & work from drawings, specifications & other technical materials. HS graduate w/extensive experience in the maintenance/construction field or equivalent preferred. Ability to operate maintenance equipment, climb ladders, lift and carry 50-100# & walk over various terrains. Salary min $30,698 DOQE; VA Drivers License req.  Obtain Application & Job Description at  Franklin County Government Center, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, or apply online.  Applicant reviews weekly. OUF/AA/EOE.

General Definition

Performs skilled work maintaining County Facilities and infrastructure.  Works to insure compliance with all regulatory agencies and assures that all County properties are safe and accessible.  Responsibilities include supervising routine maintenance and cleaning activities; project management of improvements completed by in-house staff and outside contractors.

Organizational Relationship

Position is under the general supervision of the Director of General Properties.

Typical Tasks

  • Schedules and sets priorities for maintenance and repair work on County buildings, vehicles and equipment. Plans, implements and evaluates all divisional programs and activities;
  • Performs buildings and grounds repair and maintenance jobs as required such as painting; carpentry, electrical, equipment maintenance and repair, masonry or refinishing jobs;
  • Assigns, schedules and directs the work of subordinates engaged in the maintenance of public buildings and grounds;
  • Checks and repairs infrastructure including maintenance equipment and other equipment;
  • Coordinates records, writes necessary reports and memoranda, coordinates maintenance and repair work with other departments and divisions in conformity to safety requirements;
  • Coordinates use of vendors for buildings, vehicles and equipment repair work;
  • Provides technical assistance in the development of service contracts and performs administration of contracts;
  • Orders maintenance supplies and materials with a great deal of independence;
  • Makes regular inspections of buildings and grounds to insure safe public use;
  • Assists in more difficult tasks, and personally performs skilled repair work;
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all maintenance equipment and schedule regular repair and maintenance schedule for mechanical items;
  • Provides support at special events including site preparation, set-up and take-down, and repair of facilities due to heavy public use;
  • Reviews construction and project plans and sites; provides technical advice on installation and maintenance aspects of construction projects; interpret and explain standards; makes corrections; takes and recommends alternative courses of action;
  • Provides input on new projects and improvement plans; plans, coordinates and supervises smaller renovation projects; meets with contractors; provides direction, coordination and assistance to various departments, outside agencies and community groups; assists in preparing specification, selecting contractors and supervising larger projects;
  • Available to work occasional after hours as needed;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of property maintenance and the equipment and tasks related to maintenance of public buildings; thorough knowledge of building codes and fire code and the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to exercise independent judgment in determining operation conditions; ability to plan, schedule and supervise the work of maintenance staff; thorough knowledge of plumbing, electrical, building and turf management, and ability to establish and maintain accurate records.  Thorough knowledge of modern construction practices, materials, methods and equipments; ability to read plans, blueprints and other construction documents. Ability to interpret and work from drawings, specifications and other technical materials. Ability to produce good oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills required.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocation school and extensive experience including some experience in building maintenance work and project coordination.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Certification in one or more of building trades may be required.  May be required to obtain specialized certifications as necessary. Position may require evening, weekend, holiday or irregular work schedule. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Note: Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).

Physical Demands

Involves frequent walking and occasionally over rough or uneven terrain; lifting and carrying objects weighing 15-50 pounds, with occasional lifting of items weighing over 100 pounds.  Involves climbing ladders, stooping and crawling in confined spaces. Frequent operation of vehicles, shop and hand tools, requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.

Work Environment

In general the job is performed in a climate controlled office setting.  However, outdoor visits to sites with various terrain and in varying weather conditions may occur during all seasons of the year. 

NOTE

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County, Virginia, known for its scenic beauty, nestled between Philpott and Smith Mountain Lakes along the Blue Ridge Mountains, approximately 10 miles south of Roanoke, VA is currently accepting applications for the position of Clerk to the Board of Supervisors.  The Clerk performs organizational responsibilities for the County’s Board of Supervisors including the scheduling, advertising, planning, and records maintenance of County Board meetings and related activities.  Position assists the Board of Supervisors, County Administration and legal counsel with research, documentation and correspondence.

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and applicable state statues of local government operations; Considerable experience with office procedures, equipment, and practices.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, department heads, community stakeholders and other key personnel;

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, political science, public policy or an equivalent combination of direct, applicable government experience required (County or Municipal preferred).  Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) and / or Master’s Certified Municipal Clerk (MCMC).   CMC required within three years of employment.

Salary:  Min $37,314-$59,703 - Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience (+) Excellent Benefits.  An application and complete job description may be obtained at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or apply online. Initial application review will begin August 27, 2018. Position Open Until Filled. AA/EOE

 

General Definition

Serves as Clerk to the Board of Supervisors and associated support to County Administration.  Thorough knowledge of the function and organization of County government is required.  Position necessitates the signature and attesting of legal documents and often serves as an initial point of contact for citizens and administrative staff regarding the business of the Board of Supervisors.  The Clerk  advertises, attends and assists with the organization of Supervisor’s meetings,  work sessions, and special called meetings, thereby  maintaining all official records.  Maintains Notary Public status and Certification.

Position Overview

Coordinates the preparation of Board folders, agenda items, meeting minutes, legal advertisements, and related official records. Serves as a reference for information and accurate application of the Code of Virginia for documents and Board/County matters ( i.e. determine proper dates for public hearing advertisements, how a special meeting of the Supervisors is promulgated, when and how a Closed Session may be held, annual disclosure filing forms for elected/appointed officials as required by Virginia State Code,  and the monitoring of Boards, Commissions and Committees as to membership, terms of appointment, resignations, oaths of office and talent bank of persons applying for appointment).

The  Clerk to the Board of Supervisors is responsible for accuracy of format, grammar, process, procedure and Virginia Code information used in executive summaries and ensures that all information is compiled   in a complete  and timely manner. Position provides support to Administration and County Departments to ensure proper protocol of local, state, and federal ordinances.  

The Clerk works to ensure Board member inquiries are answered, thereby providing applicable research and information.   Position organizes all meetings including scheduling the venue, equipment, paperwork and meals as required.  Responsible for transcribing, distributing and accurately filing / maintaining  meeting agendas, minutes, and support documents. Records Management of all Board information and County legislative records required.

Organizational Relationship

Serves as Clerk to the Board of Supervisors under the leadership of the County Administrator and Deputy County Administrator as assigned. Assists the Board of Supervisors, County Administration and legal counsel with research, documentation and correspondence. Maintains excellent relations with all departments and employees while maintaining strict confidentiality. 

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains up-to-date membership directory of local officials, boards and commissions and expiration terms for appointment/reappointment;
  • Coordinates Board legislative and business calendars, and other necessary advertisements for Board business;
  • Receives, investigates, and reports citizen complaints or inquires. Receives requests for Proclamations and prepares paperwork and plaques for approval by Board of Supervisors.
  • Coordinates the distribution, filing and maintenance of annual Financial and Disclosure Statement notices to  staff, board and commission members; maintains and updates records for archival;
  • Prepares and develops agenda, executive summaries, and consent agendas items for upcoming Board meetings and ensures accuracy of information and timely distribution; Prepares ordinances, resolutions after approval for signature and maintains resolutions in files, prepares public hearings notice advertisements per State Code;
  • Prepares follow-up correspondence and tracks log items for Board meetings; Composes and prepares the Board minutes for approval; maintains the minutes in the Official Order Book;  prepares minutes and documents to make available to the general public, and web listing;  Responsible for codification of County Code and its distribution; Notarizes papers and contracts initiated by the County and certify official documents required for court hearings, recordation, etc;
  • Prepares letters, memorandums, reports, etc. for County Administration or each individual Board member as directed; Assists with receptionist and clerical duties, as needed; Prepares Supervisor’s Board Room for meetings;
  • Ensures the availability of the Supervisor’s Official Record Books and does research of records for administration, public, etc.; Responsible for the processing of applications, fee collection, and the subsequent Board issuance of various County permits and applications as required by County Code (i.e. special events)
  • Performs related and assigned tasks as required.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of principles and concepts of public administration.  Considerable knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.   Knowledge of Virginia statutes authorizing the County to govern and the organization structure of the County.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to maintain good working relationships with County Officials, Co-Workers and Department Heads, and the General Public.  Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and to exercise initiative and discretion.  Ability to use general office equipment including personal computer, laptop, and related software packages (i.e. MS Office Suite).

Must possess the ability to compile and analyze facts and specifications and to make sound decisions; the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; extensive typing ability; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees, supervisors and the general public. Must be able to exercise sound judgment, demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness and a high degree of organization to respond to a fast-paced work environment; Must have the ability to establish and display excellent customer service and human relation skills at all times with County officials, employees and the general public and ability to incorporate positive working roles and responsibilities in job performance, and apply them throughout the organization while maintaining strict confidentiality of issues.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, political science, public policy or an equivalent combination of applicable government experience.  (preferably County or municipal ) entity. Ability to accurately take and transcribe minutes.  Ability to read, write, understand and research information and protocol as it pertains to the Code of Virginia.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Licenses and Certificates – Requires Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) 3-Year Certification Class Program & Master’s Certified Municipal Clerk (MCMC) Certification Class Program. Certified Municipal Clerk designation within three (3) years of employment and prefers a Master’s Certified Municipal Clerk designation within eight (8) years of employment.

Physical Demands

Must be able to occasionally lift 15 pounds and sit for long periods of time at a desk.

Work Environment

Work is generally performed in an office environment.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

Franklin County Public Safety Department seeks applicants for full time 24 hour paramedic/FF vacancies. Duties include: performing work in emergency medical services; fire suppression; ALS/EMS stabilization procedures & transport.  HS graduate/equivalent with a minimum of 1 year ALS/EMS exp preferred. FT Paramedic/FF min salary $ 42,750  Obtain application at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA or apply on line at www.franklincountyva.gov. Candidates who have submitted an application in the past 2 months, need not re-apply.  OUF-First review: July 5, 2018 AA/EEO

                           

General Definition

Performs difficult protective services work in regard to emergency medical services and fire suppression; engages directly in providing advanced life support and stabilization procedures at the scene of a medical emergency and during transport to medical facilities; engages directly in fire suppression activities and response to fire related incidents as required; does related EMS, fire and emergency services work as required.

                        

Organizational Relationship

The position will work for the Department of Public Safety.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Operations Captain.

Typical Tasks

  • Acts in the capacity of Paramedic/Firefighter.
  • Provides Advanced Life Support and other EMS stabilization procedures.
  • Performs rescue from potentially life-threatening situations.
  • Assists in the protection of property via fire-suppression and fire related activities.
  • Assists with Hazardous Materials Incident responses.
  • Prepares accurate records and reports as required for EMS and fire related responses.
  • Operates emergency equipment and vehicle as required.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment related to the County EMS/Fire service.
  • Assists in maintenance of buildings and grounds related to the County EMS/Fire service.
  • Assists in maintenance of vehicles related to County EMS/Fire service.
  • Assists in maintenance of water distribution appurtenances related to fire suppression.
  • Replenishes supplies and materials as needed for County EMS/Fire service.
  • Assists in fire and safety inspections/investigations of public and private property as required.
  • Assists in providing EMS, Fire, and general Safety training to the public.
  • Assists in providing EMS, Fire and Hazardous Materials training to volunteers.
  • Other tasks and activities as assigned in reference to EMS, Fire and Emergency Services.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Extensive knowledge of emergency medical care and advanced life support techniques; working knowledge of fire fighting techniques; ability to work cooperatively with other emergency services personnel under hazardous or stressful conditions; ability to assist in managing emergency medical services incidents making appropriate decisions in regard to patient care; ability to assist in managing emergency fire incidents making appropriate decisions in regard to fire suppression and property protection; ability to foster and maintain a positive working relationship with volunteer personnel and the public; have an aptitude for mechanical and manual work and be in excellent physical condition. Must be willing and able to develop a working knowledge of all aspects of Public Safety activities within Franklin County and be willing and able to complete various tasks associated with the provision of these services.

Training, Education and Experience

Must possess education equivalent to graduation from high school with additional course work in relevant college level courses; possession of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic; Virginia Department of Fire Programs Fire Fighter 1 certification or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment; Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Response – Operations Level certification or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment; EVOC certification; a minimum of 1 year ALS EMS experience.  Continuation of employment will be dependent on maintaining certification requirements.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Candidate must undergo and successfully complete a criminal background investigation and driving record investigation; successful completion of a drug screening program; possession of a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operators license; employment will be pending on successful completion of a physical examination in regard to acceptable standards of the general physical condition of the applicant as defined by the NFPA for similar employment positions; the use of ANY  tobacco products may be cause for disqualification for employment.

Physical Demands

Candidate should be able to lift 100 lbs. and may be required to pass a medical exam and/or run 1.5 miles at a time set by age and sex; work in stressful, demanding and hazardous environments; and perform work while wearing a respirator.

Work Environment

Individual must be able to perform work in all types of hazardous environments including but not limited to natural, man-made and environments that are immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH).  Individual must be able to work in law enforcement situations.  Individual should be able to lift more than 100 lbs on a regular basis

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County, Virginia is currently accepting applications for the position Finance Manager. This fast growing community, known for its scenic beauty, is between Philpott and Smith Mountain Lakes along the Blue Ridge Mountains and is approximately 10 miles south of Roanoke, VA.  The Finance Manager is responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by collaborating with the Director of Finance to establish financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. The Finance Manager will have general supervision over budget, general accounting, fixed assets accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, procurement and payroll/benefits.

Working knowledge of governmental accounting standards & governmental budgeting practices; procurement and payroll practices & public finance including audit & debt management preferred. Excellent oral & written communication skills; strong analytical skills and proficiency in use of spreadsheets required. Position reports to the Finance Director & supervises Finance personnel.

Successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, accounting, finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA preferred.  2 to 5 years of supervisory experience in an accounting/finance function required.   Managing an accounting/finance function in a government or not-for-profit environment preferred.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $52,505-$60,000 + DOQ/E With Excellent Benefits.  An application and complete job description may be obtained at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or apply online.  Applications will be reviewed weekly.  Open Until Filled. EOE 

General Definition

The Finance Manager position is responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by collaborating with the Director of Finance to establish financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. The Finance Manager will have general supervision over budget, general accounting, fixed assets accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, procurement and payroll/benefits.

Organizational Relationship

Position reports to the Director of Finance and supervises Finance Department subordinates. Position oversees the Procurement function. 

Typical Tasks

  • Coordinates and oversees the annual audit and assists with the preparation and review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual budget
  • Assists with guiding financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls.
  • Assists with providing status of financial condition of the County by collecting, interpreting and reporting key financial data.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local legal requirements by researching existing and new legislation, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports. Advises management of actions and potential risks.
  • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.
  • Oversees the Procurement Process.
  • Oversees the Munis Finance/HR Functions
  • Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with county policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.
  • Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the county’s value.
  • Oversee the activities of the department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, procurement activities, payroll processing and total government payroll tax compliance.
  • Oversee the activities of accounts receivable to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc.
  •  Performs other duties as directed.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The incumbent must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong analytical skills including the ability to organize, summarize and display complex information effectively in tabular, graphic or narrative form; excellent computer skills with proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, and Windows; ability to work effectively with all units and levels of the organization; ability to function well with internal and external customers; overall knowledge and understanding of various budget/accounting systems; ability to use office software and email.

Training, Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, accounting, finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA preferred.  2 to 5 years of management experience in an accounting/finance function required.   Managing an accounting/finance function in a public or not-for-profit environment preferred.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Knowledge of Financial Management systems preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must have ability to lift 40 pounds on occasion.

Work Environment

This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County Sheriff’s E911 Communications/Dispatch Center, is seeking candidates for FT & PT COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Positions. Responsibilities include: performance of responsible & technical work on flexible shifts; receiving E911 emergency & non-emergency calls; comprehending the information quickly; & dispatching appropriate emergency first responders to the scene; & documenting all the information.  Education/Exp: HS diploma or equiv.; general knowledge of dispatching procedures & County geography/major landmarks. Requires ability to: type; tactfully work w/the public; communicate clearly; work under  pressure; handle life & death situations. Minimum Annual Salary $30,775. DOQE. View description & apply on line or obtain one at the Franklin County Government Center, Suite #109, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. EOE/AA.

General Definition
Performs responsible technical work on flexible shifts dispatching law enforcement, fire, rescue and general governmental mobile units and other personnel in response to emergency and non-emergency situations.

Organizational Relationship
Work is performed under regular supervision of the Communications Officer Supervisor and Sheriff’s Office Administrative Captain.

Typical Tasks

  • Receives citizen complaints and dispatches appropriate personnel in response including fire, rescue and police;
  • Receives and disseminates information via telephone, radio and computer system;
  • Accesses records and other information from a variety of sources including but not limited to VCIN/NCIC and other computer terminals;
  • Maintains an accurate log of all events with the aid of the CAD system;
  • Conveys information to public concerning fire, rescue and police;
  • Answers 9-1-1 emergency telephone lines as well as administrative lines to provide requests for emergencies and non-emergencies for assistance;
  • Files appropriate records and written information;
  • Operates under periods of extreme stress;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of dispatching procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of major landmarks; ability to type at a reasonable speed; ability to work with the public effectively and efficiently in a diplomatic manner; ability to speak English distinctly; ability to work under pressure; ability to read maps and determine locations; ability to acquire and relay information accurately; ability to listen and follow directions; ability to pass a basic fire and rescue vocabulary course; ability to follow written Standard Operating Procedures; ability to use sound judgment.

Training, Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.  Completion of appropriate training prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for this level of position.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations
Successfully complete and maintain all state mandated requirements through a criminal justice academy.  The successful applicant will possess and maintain a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.  Note:  Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).

Physical Demands
This position requires the ability to be able to sit for long periods of time while utilizing multiple computer systems for inputting and/or retrieving data.  This position requires the person to wear a headset while answering calls and transmitting on radio. The position requires that the person have the ability to multi-task while providing accurate information to other departments required to take action.

Work Environment
The work environment is typical law enforcement/public safety communications center with adequate desk, seating and lighting for performing all communication objectives.

Franklin County Parks & Recreation Dept - Part-Time

Franklin County seeks a Field/Facility/Events Supervisor for Parks and Recreation Duties include:  performing responsible work in a public setting; supervision of assigned facility &  performing duties that will provide a safe and healthy atmosphere for players, spectators, parents, officials & volunteers. Must ensure facilities are maintained in a safe/clean environment during the course of the activity. Assist with Special Events as needed.  Hours are 10 – 15 per week, no benefits. Basic sports knowledge preferred. Excellent communication, diplomacy & conflict management skills required. Requires a 21 yr old person w/HS Grad or GED and some work exp. Previous work experience w/public desired.  A VA Drivers’ License and acceptable background check req. Obtain an application & job description at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, or apply online.  Rate of pay is $8.25-$10.00 DOQ/E. Application Review Weekly- Open Until Filled… EOE/AA

Franklin County Solid Waste department seeks dependable part time Collection Site Attendants to work at the residential solid waste collection sites. Duties include: receiving, classifying & processing solid waste; cleaning & maintaining convenience center equipment & grounds. Performs maintenance as needed and operates the refuse compactor safely.  Assist citizens with proper disposal of solid waste. HS education or equivalent & a valid VA driver’s license w/a successful background check req. Able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly & work outside. Rate: $8.55 per hr, no benefits.  Description & application available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109 or apply online.  OUF-VA/AA/EOE. 

General Definition                                                                                                                                            

Performs responsible semiskilled and unskilled work maintaining residential solid waste collection centers; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision. 

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under regular supervision of the Collection Site Manager

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks

Receiving, classifying and processing solid waste; cleaning and maintaining convenience center equipment and grounds.
Assists residents in the proper disposal of waste and recyclable material; encourages residents to recycle;
Ensures residents use facility in a safe and efficient manner. Notifies supervisor of any safety concerns or problems;
Monitors the collection site to ensure that only County residents are using the centers;
Operates the refuse compactor and notifies the Solid Waste Office when pulls are necessary;
Maintains open tops and recycle bins;
Cleans and collects litter at the collection site and surrounding areas;
Maintains a clean and organized working area;
Opens and closes the collection site as directed by the Supervisor;
Secures all equipment, buildings and gates upon closing;
Performs preventive maintenance on specified equipment;
Notifies the Solid Waste Office if any site maintenance is required;
Collects Money Orders for Tire Disposal;
Performs related tasks as required.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of the methods used in equipment operation. The ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions accurately; dependability; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and general public.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of  high school

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia that is acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).

Physical Demands

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, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, and lifting; 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 operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; must be able to lift 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions, vibration, dust and odors.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.