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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’s Parks and Recreation department seeks a Part Time Park Attendant for the County’s new Jamison Mills Facility. Responsible for the daily upkeep and security of County park facilities & grounds. Position requires weekend work as well as working on specified dates and times to coincide with County programs & Special Events. Duties include:  Open, close and inspect specified park facilities as assigned; provide daily refuse collection as it would pertain to all trash receptacles, picnic areas, roadways, and grounds. Education and experience equivalent to HS graduate.  Hrly Rate: $10.20. Approx 10 – 25 hours a week. Obtain description & application at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA or apply on line. OUF 1st review date:  July 5, 2017.  EOE/AA.

General Definition

This is a 10 to 25 hour per week position that assists in the performance of the daily upkeep and security of County park facilities and grounds, monitors park usage, ensures facilities are clean and stocked and provides communication necessary to protect the public trust.  Incumbent must provide his/her own transportation.  Position will also require work at specified dates and times to coincide with County programs and Special Events.

Organizational Relationship

Serves under the general direction of the Parks & Recreation Director or designee.

Typical Tasks

  • Promotes public relations by assisting park visitors.
  • Enforces all County rules and regulations to ensure the safety of park guests and the security of the facilities.
  • Prepares accurate reports as assigned.  This may include the collecting and reporting of data concerning attendance, vandalism, public concern, fee collection, and potential facility hazards.
  • Incumbent must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and varied hours dependent upon seasonal programs and special events.
  • Open, close and inspect specified park facilities as assigned.
  • Provide daily refuse collection as it would pertain to all trash receptacles, picnic areas, roadways, and grounds.  Picnic shelters will require multiple inspections on both weekends and holidays per the shelter reservation schedule.
  • Daily inspection and cleaning of comfort station.
  • Maintain pertinent contact with the Parks and Recreation Department, as required.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated abilities in the exercise of good judgment in routine and emergency situations and maintain positive working relationships with both fellow employees and the public.  Must have the ability to prepare and record varied reports, memos, and communications in a proper manner. 

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.  Incumbent should have a minimum of one year of experience in public service.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Must have the ability to work weekends and holidays; must have a successful criminal background check. 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). Must have excellent customer service and the ability to communicate in a respectful and professional manner. 

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.

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 the position of a Maintenance Worker II in Parks and Recreation. Duties include: maintaining County Grounds, Fields, Park/Recreation Facilities (Buildings) & equipment; supervising subordinates; assisting w/public events & performing related work as instructed. HS graduate or equivalent w/ experience in maintaining grounds, facilities & equipment desired. Ability to: safely operate hand, gasoline & power tools & grounds maintenance equipment; organize inventory & work in various weather conditions.  Working knowledge of County operations and turf management a plus. Min annual salary $24053, DOQE.  Obtain Application/Description at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA or apply online. 1st Review July 7, 2017. EOE 

General Definition

Duties include performing grounds and facility maintenance, athletic turf and field maintenance, mowing and trimming grass, trash collection, custodial duties, setting up and taking down for special events, overseeing part-time and seasonal maintenance workers as well as trustees and performing other related work as required.

Organizational Relationship

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

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains lawns, picnic shelters, restroom facilities, trails, parking lots, shrubbery/trees and park signage.
  • Checks and repairs park infrastructure including maintenance equipment, playgrounds, athletic facilities, trails, picnic/restroom facilities and other equipment.
  • Turf management tasks including aeration, fertilization, reseeding, and lining of sports fields.
  • Complete routine maintenance and repairs of county owned vehicles, lawn mowers, chain saws, string trimmers, and any other equipment.
  • Makes regular inspections of buildings, playgrounds, parks, and trails to insure safe public use.
  • Inventory, dispense and repair various equipment owned by the County.
  • Supervise part-time maintenance workers and trustees from the Franklin County Jail.
  • Operate trucks, tractors and other motorized equipment.
  • Support at special events including site preparation, set-up, take-down, and repair of facilities due to heavy public use.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of techniques and practices of grounds, facilities and equipment maintenance.  Skilled in use of hand and power tools and grounds maintenance equipment.  Ability to organize and keep inventory.  Ability to supervise and work with people of various ages and interests.  General knowledge of various activities related to County operations.  Ability to work in various weather conditions.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or general education degree (GED) and one to three years related experience in buildings, grounds, and equipment maintenance.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

The successful applicant will possess and maintain a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator's License (CDL preferred).  Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).  May be required to obtain certifications according to industry standards and requirements.

Physical Demands

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.  Climbing ladders, stooping and crawling in confined spaces.  Frequent operation of vehicles.  Requires manipulative and hand-eye coordination skills. 

Work Environment

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

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 JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT CLERK’S OFFICE POSITION (PART-TIME)


Position Title –Front Office Assistant
Wage/Part-Time
Location – Courthouse - Ground Floor


Job Summary
:  The Front Office Assistant is assigned operational responsibilities in high volume office with frequent deadlines and time sensitive statutory requirements. This is a wage position with no benefits. 28-32 hours per week as needed; Salary $10.00 per hour. Qualified applicants must possess a positive and willing attitude, be able to meet strict deadlines and handle a high volume of paperwork.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
:  Interact with people at front counter in a professional and diplomatic manner while providing excellent customer service skills. Perform and multi-task in a fast paced office environment. Accurately enter data into the case management system, scanning, filing, answering telephone inquiries, receipt financial transactions, and other duties as assigned. Candidate should be detail-oriented and able to work well independently.


Minimum Qualifications/Experience
:  Demonstrate extremely strong general office and customer service skills.  Possess the ability to work in a team-based environment, be able to multi-task, and handle a high volume workload. Accurate data entry and computer skills required.  High school diploma or equivalent required.


How to Apply
:  Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to the Clerk’s Office at 275 S. Main Street, Suite 3, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or deliver directly to the Clerk’s Office located on the ground floor of the Courthouse.

Franklin County is accepting applications for a FT Senior Maintenance Technician position for the 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. 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. VA Drivers License req.  Application & Job Description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, Virginia  24151 or apply online.  Competitive Pay w/Excellent Benefits.  Position Open until Filled, first review on May 15, 2017. 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.  Oversees work of subordinates.

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;
  • 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 terrains 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 is currently accepting applications for full time Seasonal Maintenance Workers in Parks & Recreation.  Duties include: performing athletic field maintenance; grass mowing; weed trimming; trash collection; custodial duties; routine park and recreation facility maintenance; cleaning activities; setting up & taking down for special events & athletic turf maintenance duties. Must pass pre-employment screening including background check & drug screening. Have ability to: lift 75 – 100 pounds; climb ladders; possess dexterity to safely use various types of machinery & follow instructions.  Must possess & maintain a valid VA Drivers License. Starting rate $8.95 an hour, with potential for higher based on experience. HS graduate preferred. This is a Full Time Seasonal position, less than 6 months, with no benefits.  Complete job description & application are available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Finance Suite #109 or apply online.  This position is Open Until Filled.  EOE/AA.

General Definition

Performs athletic field maintenance, grass mowing, weed trimming, trash collection and custodial duties.  Responsibilities include routine park and recreation facility maintenance and cleaning; setting up and taking down for special events; assisting at special events; athletic turf maintenance duties and other duties as assigned. 

Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under the general direction of the Parks Manager or his/her designee. 

Typical Tasks

Performs buildings and grounds repair and maintenance jobs as required
Annual turf management tasks including aeration, fertilization, reseeding, and lining of sports fields;
Checks and repairs park infrastructure including maintenance equipment, playgrounds, athletic facilities, trails, and picnic/restroom facilities and other equipment;
Assist the Parks System Manager in development of repair and maintenance schedules for maintenance equipment and park infrastructure;
Makes regular inspections of buildings, playgrounds, parks, and trails to insure safe public use;
Maintains lawns, picnic shelters, restroom facilities, trails, parking lots, and shrubbery/trees; and park signage;
Support at special events including site preparation, set-up and take-down, and repair of facilities due to heavy public use;
Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general park maintenance and the equipment and tasks related to maintenance of public parks; knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work;. 

Training, Education and Experience

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

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).

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.

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 Sheriff’s E911 Communications/Dispatch Center seeks candidates for FT & PT COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Position(s). Responsibilities include: receiving E911 emergency & non-emergency calls; comprehending & documenting information quickly; & dispatching appropriate emergency first responders to the scene.  Position requires quick & calm reactions under pressure while sitting & typing information communicated via a headset. A HS diploma or equiv w/computer typing & listening skills req. Shifts & hours may vary & living within 30 minutes of Rocky Mount pref. VA driver’s license req.  Min $13.14/hour DOQE. Apply on line or obtain a job description & application at the Franklin County Government Center, Suite #109, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount. This is Open until filled…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 Lieutenant. The Lead Communication Officer will assume supervisory responsibility for the staff and department in the absence of the Supervisor. 

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;
Accurately conveys complete 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;
Accurately files appropriate records and written information;
Updates training on equipment as required to utilize equipment accurately;
Operates under periods of extreme stress;
Complies with confidentiality requirements of position;
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. Completes training as required by position.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Successfully completes and maintains 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:  Employee/Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).  This is a 24/7 operation and the Employee/Applicant will be expected to cover other shifts if requested by the Lead Communications Officer; the Supervisor and/or designee.  The shift that the person is assigned to may change and is not guaranteed to remain the same as when hired.

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.

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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