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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, Virginia Franklin County is accepting applications for a FT Crisis Worker position (grant funded),  Monday-Friday, (12 midnight to 8:00 AM)in the County’ Family Resource Center (FRC)Department.  Application & job description available at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, HR, Rocky Mount, or apply online at www.franklincountyva.gov.  Annual Salary $22,052w/exc FT Benefits.  Weekly candidate reviews, OUF. 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.  A HS education or equiv. Computer, record keeping & office skills preferred.  Basic knowledge of family services dynamics & local community resources desirable. AA/EEO Employer.

 

General Definition

Performs emergency intakes, on-call for crisis intakes and oversees the safety and security of the shelter for the Family Resource Center shelter residents during work hours.

Organizational Relationship

The Shelter Security Crisis Worker is responsible to the Director of the Department of Family Resources or his/her designee. .

Typical tasks

  • Monitors the shelter for client safety by checking external doors and windows; watching the monitors and answering the shelter door through use of the intercom to maintain a safe environment for clients;
  • Answers hotline;        
  • Performs on-call on a rotating basis for crisis eligibility assessments of potential intakes;
  • Maintains a daily log;
  • Cleanliness upkeep of the office area;
  • Assist in the preparation of public awareness and training materials;
  • Maintain client sign in/sign out log during work hours;
  • Maintain and update client resource books of job listings, available housing and area child care;
  • Enter Va data information onto the proper forms and submit in a timely fashion;
  • Crisis intervention for presenting or potential clients;
  • Assist in-shelter clients with needed supplies;
  • Preparation of welcome bags;
  • Itemization of donations accepted in need of tax receipts;
  • Information and Referral assistance to callers;  
  •  Other duties as may be assigned.         

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Basic knowledge of the dynamics of family violence; basic skills for interacting with individuals in crisis situations and with the general public; knowledge of community resources; basic computer skills; ability to: assist in crisis eligibility assessment of potential intakes, maintain a daily log; ability to handle confidential information; self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision; ability to interpret and apply agency policies and procedures; ability to utilize office software and email.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Possess a basic knowledge of the dynamics of family violence. Knowledge of local community resources desirable.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Must be available to work rotating shift with varying hours, including but not limited to evenings, nights and weekends. Must be able to share on-call in a rotation schedule. 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). The understanding that this position is grant funded and future employment is subject to grant monies awarded. 

Physical Demands

Includes sitting for extended periods of time; heavy lifting of 20 pounds or more at times; ability to ascend and descend several steps several times a shift.   

Work Environment

The main work environment will be in an office setting.


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. (Revised: 8/7/12) 

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 at www.franklincountyva.gov. $27,331 ANNUAL. OUF-1st Review September 11, 2017 .  AA/EEO employer.

 

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 Knowledges, 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, Virginia is currently accepting applications for the position Director of Information Technology. 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 Director performs complex, difficult, supervisory, management, administrative and technical work to oversee the activities, projects and operations of the Franklin County Information Technology Department including the development, implementation and maintenance of the County’s software applications, hardware, telecommunications and geographical information systems (GIS).

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of technology systems and how they can support County operations; Knowledge of systems analysis, programming and computer/telecommunications operations, as well as business processes related to automated systems; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, department heads and other key personnel; Project management knowledge including familiarity with systems development methodologies; ability to determine departmental and County-wide needs of an information system and formulate an effective program to meet those needs; Skills to communicate effectively and present technical information to senior decision makers; Knowledge of techniques in mentoring and supervising the

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in computer science, business administration or related field, and a minimum of 10 years of experience in information technology field, including supervisory experience. Experience with various hardware such as PCs, printers, PDAs, etc. required.

Hiring Range: 73,879-80,528-DOQ/E (+) 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. Application review will begin August 28, 2017. Position Open Until Filled. AA/EOE

 

General Definition

This position performs management responsibilities for the overall planning, organizing, budgeting, and execution of all functions for the Department of Information Technology encompassing the County departments, agencies, and/or clients of  the county. The Director will manage all technical and application support ensuring infrastructure availability, business continuity, disaster recovery and the security of the County’s software applications, hardware, telecommunications and geographical information systems (GIS).

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under the general direction of the County Administrator or designee.  Supervision is exercised over all departmental personnel.

Typical tasks

  • Plans, organizes, and directs the overall programs, budget, and activities of the Department of Information Technology; work involves formulating strategic long-range plans, preparing and managing a comprehensive budget and providing technical consultation to the County departments;
  • Responsible for researching, recommending, and implementing technology to support key business applications including hardware, software, telecommunications, and infrastructure (network development);
  • Prepares and maintains IT policies, reports, standards and best practices to ensure the integrity of all data and systems;
  • Responsible for developing metrics, policies and standards to monitor the customer service components of Information Technology as an internal service provider;
  • Coordinates and assists County departments and agencies in preparing, reviewing, evaluating, implementation, and oversight of technical specifications for the bid process for all equipment and software related projects;
  • Manages IT staff including recruitment, performance management and evaluations, and professional development;
  • Continued evaluation of the security of the IT infrastructure to ensure the safety and reliability of the County data and records entrusted to the IT personnel;
  • Prepares, submits, and manages an annual operating and capital budget for technology needed to support the County’s long-range technology plan;
  • Keep abreast of new knowledge, research, products and services in technology that will benefit Franklin County and its citizens;
  • Serves at the primary contact for local government partnerships in community technology issues, broadband deployment, state and local projects, and community technology development;
  • Coordinate with the Virginia State CIO office to implement and enforce state technology requirements;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of technology systems and how they support County operations;
  • Knowledge of systems analysis, programming and computer/telecommunications operations, as well as business processes related to automated systems;
  • Knowledge of modern finance and personnel procedures as related to automated systems;
  • Project management knowledge including familiarity with systems development methodologies;
  • General knowledge of policies, procedures, and operations of Local Government and it's departments, agencies, and clients;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, department heads and other key personnel;
  • Ability to determine departmental and County-wide needs of an information system and formulate an effective program to meet those needs;
  • Skills to communicate effectively, both orally and written; and present technical information to senior decision makers and project stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of techniques in mentoring and supervising the work of technical personnel;
  • Must have demonstrated ability to grasp abstract technical issues and execute successful implementation;
  • A visionary leader to  lead the County IT staff and stakeholders to incorporate new technology in ways that will enable to the County to serve its citizens with limited resources, budgetary and personnel;
  • An understanding of cyber security threats and vulnerabilities in order to implement, manage, and enforce not only physical security but digital security policies and practices;

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in computer science, business administration or related field. A minimum of 10 years of experience in information technology field, including supervisory experience of technical staff, are required.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Licenses and Certificates – None.  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 spend considerable amount of time at a desk using a personal computer. 

Work Environment

The work environment is typical office environment with adequate desk, seating, and lighting for performing desk and personal computer work.

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 Director of Public Safety. 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 Director performs complex, difficult, supervisory, management, administrative and technical work to oversee the activities, projects and operations of the Franklin County Public Safety Department including acting as an incident commander and emergency operations group chief as needed to include emergency communications. This position is a senior level position within the County’s leadership team and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors. The Director oversees the County’s Fire, EMS, Fire Marshal’s office and Animal Control & coordinates programming & services with volunteer units of fire and rescue throughout the County. 

A four year degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Fire Science, Business Administration, or related advanced education in the Fire and Rescue field; experience in Hazardous Materials with successful completion of Hazardous Materials Operations; extensive working experience in fire and rescue operations and incident command is required; considerable experience in management including report and grant writing; familiarity with NFPA and OSHA codes and guidelines in reference to fire and rescue operations and personnel; education & experience with FEMA regulations and programs preferred; experience with municipal bid and procurement procedures is highly desired. 

Hiring Range: 70,361-76,994-DOQ/E (+) 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. Application review will begin August 31,2017. Position Open Until Filled. AA/EOE

 

General Definition

Performs complex administrative work in developing, directing, and implementing a comprehensive Public Safety program for the County as well as acting as an incident commander and emergency operations group chief as needed.

Organizational Relationship

The Director shall oversee the County’s Fire, EMS, Fire Marshal’s office and Animal Control and coordinates programming and services with volunteer units of fire and rescue throughout the County.  Additionally the position will serve as the County’s Fire Chief and Emergency Services Coordinator. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant County Administrator or designee. 

Typical tasks

  • Serves as the Fire Chief and EMS Director for the County in order to provide these essential functions County wide;
  • Develops and directs an overall set of goals and objectives for a total Public Safety program including fire, rescue, emergency management, and Animal Control;
  • Serves as a member of the Local Emergency Planning Committee;
  • Develops policies and procedures for the administration of the overall Public Safety program and upon adoption by the local governing body, carries out the policies and procedures;
  • Prepares and manages the operational and capital outlay budgets for the Public Safety program;
  • Ensures the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for recruiting and maintaining volunteer personnel;
  • Ensures the maintenance and update of the County Emergency Operations Plan;
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of the County Hazardous Materials Contingency Plan;
  • Coordinates and makes appropriate recommendations concerning hazardous materials planning within the County;
  • Provides a clearinghouse to coordinate Public Safety activities in the County including the provision of training and development of standards for the purchase of Public Safety supplies and vehicles/apparatus;
  • Makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for the improvement of emergency management, fire and rescue services, communications and other activities related to the Public Safety program;
  • Responsible for Fire Marshal’s office;
  • Responsible for Environmental Crime investigations.
  • Ensures the maintenance of appropriate reports and records as required by the County, State, and Federal authorities;
  • Prepares and administers grants;
  • Represents the County in job-related regional associations;
  • Maintains appropriate liaison with volunteer units;
  • Serves as needed as Emergency Incident Commander and Operations Group Chief;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of Public Safety operations; advanced managerial and exceptional public relations skills; ability to maintain accurate records and develop well articulated reports; financial and budget preparation experience; ability to interact with, motivate, and coordinate volunteer personnel; maintain an effective working relationship with Public Safety personnel as well as law enforcement, other County department heads, and community leaders. Must have an extensive background in Fire, EMS, and Emergency Management including volunteer experience in these areas; must have working knowledge of Governmental Budgeting; must be able to perform public speaking; must have a working knowledge of computers including but not limited to Word, Excel, etc.; must be willing to gain knowledge in Environmental Laws; must have a working knowledge of EMS Rules and Regulations; a working knowledge of Animal Control enforcement and law enforcement desired; must have a knowledge of emergency management; ability to utilize office software and email.

Training, Education and Experience

 A four year degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Fire Science, Business Administration, or related advanced education in the Fire and Rescue field; experience in Hazardous Materials with successful completion of Hazardous Materials Operations; extensive experience in fire and rescue operations and incident command is required; considerable experience in management including report and grant writing; familiarity with NFPA and OSHA codes and guidelines in reference to fire and rescue operations and personnel; education and experience with FEMA regulations and programs preferred; working experience with rescue and fire apparatus specifications in addition to general municipal bid and procurement procedures is highly desired.  Supervisory experience required.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Minimum of EMT-Intermediate or Cardiac Tech

Fire fighter II

Emergency Vehicle Operator

Incident Command

Firefighter Safety

Vehicle Extrication

Must become certified as a Fire Marshal within 24 months

Must have working knowledge of Rope, Trench and Confined Space Rescue

Experience in Emergency Management required

Must be able to use a respirator and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

Position requires working hours outside the normal 8 to 5 work day.

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

Individual must be able to work in stressful, demanding and hazardous environments.  Individual must be able to perform work while wearing a respirator.  Work requires climbing ladders, bending, stooping, and crawling. Individual must be able to lift more than 50 lbs on a regular basis.

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.

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 is accepting applications for a Development Review Specialist II in the Planning and Community Development Department.  Duties include: reviewing non-discretionary applications for various land development permits, inspecting permitted development sites, performing site compliance inspections for commercial and residential sites & enforcing the County Code for Zoning, Erosion & Sediment Control, Stormwater Management, Subdivision, Manufactured Home, & Water & Sewer regulations.  Excellent communication and customer service skills required.  Min. of two (2) years experience in land planning, engineering, surveying, design, environmental science, public administration, or related field req.  Bachelors Degree pref.  Select Certifications required within twelve (12) months of hire. Annual salary $37,314 DOQE. Application & job description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, or apply online. EOE/AA-OUF 1stReview 8/25/2017.

General Definition

Under the supervision of the Director of Planning & Community Development, and under the general direction of the Development Review Coordinator, this position performs professional work reviewing non-discretionary applications for various land development permits, inspecting permitted development sites, and enforcing the County Code as it relates to Zoning, Erosion & Sediment Control, Stormwater Management, Subdivision, Manufactured Home, and Water and Sewer regulations.  Performs site compliance inspections for commercial and residential sites.  Works extensively and continually builds working relationships with citizens and developers to resolve situations of non-compliance with adopted regulations.

Organizational Relationship

Position is supervised by the Director of Planning & Community Development.  In addition, this position takes general direction from the Development Review Coordinator.  The position requires coordination among the County's Development Services partners, including Building Inspections, Commerce & Leisure Services, Public Works, Virginia Department of Health, Virginia Department of Transportation, Western Virginia Water Authority, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation, etc.

Typical Tasks

  • Reviews and approves applications for: Zoning permits; Land Use permits; Erosion & Sediment Control permits; Stormwater  Management permits; Subdivisions; Site Plans; and other non-discretionary applications of County Code.
  • Inspects sites for compliance with approved permits.
  • Enforces County regulations related to land development; issues Notices of Violation, Field Correction Notices, and similar correspondence to attain compliance with adopted regulations.
  • Serves in the capacity of Plan Reviewer and Inspector, in accordance with state-mandated requirements for Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management.  Maintains appropriate state certifications for plan review and inspections.
  • Reviews and maintains adequate surety (bonds, letters of credit, cash escrow accounts) for plans and permits that require surety.  Performs inspections to ensure work is completed and satisfactory prior to release of surety.
  • Provides general assistance to and fields inquiries from citizens, developers, design professionals, and other community stakeholders, on issues related to non-discretionary permit requirements.
  • Recommends legal action to enforce County Ordinances, prepares case chronologies and presents evidence in court as required.
  • Maintains case files of complaints, violations and inspections and prepares monthly and yearly reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Professional  working knowledge of state and local regulations related to land development.  General knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of planning and zoning.  Professional working knowledge of County legal procedures as related to the enforcement of laws and ordinances.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, building contractors, surveyors, engineers, County Officials and the general public.  Ability to thoroughly understand and assist customers with complying with code, and enforce County regulations with firmness, tack, respect and impartiality.

Training, Education and Experience

A minimum of two (2) years experience in the field of land planning, engineering, surveying, design, environmental science, public administration, or a closely related field.  Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred.  Customer service training and experience preferred.  Must possess or obtain Virginia certification in Plan Review and Inspection for Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management within twelve (12) months of hire date for this position.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Excellent writing and communication skills desired.

Physical Demands

Must be able to sit for long periods of time while operating a computer and telephone.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to conduct site visits and negotiate terrain with varying slopes and ground conditions, in varying weather conditions

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. 

Franklin County seeks a PT OUTREACH & GROUP/CLASS FACILITATOR. Duties: Performs Outreach, group/class facilitation & case management of all group and class domestic violence clients. Education & exp equiv to a 4 yr degree in a field relative to counseling, social work, psychology, domestic violence, community organization, education or childhood development pref.  Clean VA Driver’s License req. Position is Grant Funded & is dependent on Grant Approval annually. Rotating shifts w/varied hours, 20 – 29 a week, Hourly rate: $15.20  Obtain Application & full job description: Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, HR, Rocky Mount, or online.  EOE/AA. OUF-Weekly Reviews.

General Definition

Performs Outreach, group/class facilitation and case management of all group and class domestic violence clients thru these direct services; and actively promotes public awareness of domestic violence in the County.  Outreach thru program specific guidelines for direct victim services thru Danger Assessments; Crisis Management; LAP calls and Brief Contacts.

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Family Resources.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel as may be assigned.

Typical tasks

  • Maintain a daily log;
  • Perform domestic violence hotline and domestic violence crisis back-up on-call if assigned;
  • Information and Referral for domestic violence clients and callers for services to community;
  • Individual Safety Plan development with domestic violence victims;
  • Crisis intervention and full intakes of domestic violence clients;
  • Domestic Violence Crisis assistance off-site such as: ER, Magistrates office, other professional agencies, schools, churches, etc.;
  • Emergency transportation of domestic violence clients;
  • Danger Assessment/Lethality Assessment/Reproductive Coercion of domestic violence clients;
  • Maintain all domestic violence client files and proper documentation;
  • Enter domestic violence client stat data information on the proper VAdata forms on VAdata website;
  • Conducts exit Interviews with domestic violence clients;
  • Group & Class facilitation for Adult victims and case management of participants;
  • Case Management of all Safety In Staying Program and Follow-Up Program clients;
  • Actively promotes FRC domestic violence services;
  • Educate domestic violence clients of the dynamics and effects of domestic violence on children;
  • Maintains confidentiality of clients according to the law;
  • Seeks ongoing professional development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of: the dynamics and effects of domestic violence and child abuse/neglect on a child/children and effective treatment methods.  Ability to handle confidential information in a proper manner; ability to comprehend complex needs of clients and thus develop or locate resources to meet these needs; ability to develop and administer programs as requested by Director; ability to interpret and implement agency policies and procedures; ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public, as well as shelter clientele; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment and clerical techniques; ability to perform research and prepare reports; and ability to organize and perform work independently.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to graduation from a four year accredited college or university in a field relating to counseling, social work, psychology, domestic violence, community organization, education or childhood development

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).  The understanding that this position is Grant funded and future employment is subject to grant monies awarded.  Candidate must be able to work rotating shift with varying hours.

Physical Demands

Include driving and/or riding in a vehicle at least 2 times per week, from 15 minutes to 5 hours time spans.

Work Environment

The main work environment will be in an office setting or space comparable to.  Travel will occur at least two times per week for outreach, indoor meetings, emergency transportation of clients, and to participate in training.

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 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. 

Franklin County Public Safety Department is accepting applications for current & future FT & PT Paramedic/FF positions. Duties include: performing work in emergency medical services; fire suppression; ALS/EMS stabilization procedures & transport.  HS graduate/equivalent w/ a minimum of 1 year ALS/EMS exp preferred. Min yearly salary, DOQE, for 12 HR (ALS $33845) & 24 HR (ALS $38075) shifts. Obtain application & description at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA or apply on line.  Qualified candidate applications will be kept as current until December 2017 for present & future vacancies. EOE. 

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

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. 

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