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

If you are interested in employment with the county, the available positions are listed below. Click on the position you are interested in to view details and job description.

Apply online by clicking APPLY NOW button or download our employment application in PDF format to 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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  AVAILABLE POSITIONS 

LIBRARY AIDE - PT

The County of Franklin seeks a part-time Library Aide for the Franklin County Public Library System, primarily, the Westlake Branch. Duties include: performing routine clerical work; assisting the public in the use of library facilities; maintaining circulation & other appropriate records. 19 hour a week position requires 2 evenings(Tuesday/Thursday) & EVERY Saturday. Combination of education & experience equivalent to high school graduate req; clerical &/or library exp pref. $10.65 Hour, no benefits. Application & description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount VA 24151, Finance Suite #109,  OR apply on line.  OUF; 1st Review 6/14/2017.EOE.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

GENERAL DEFINITION
Performs routine clerical work in the public library.


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP
Work is performed under regular supervision under the Director of Libraries or designee.


TYPICAL TASKS
 Charges and discharges books;
 Assists in controlling status of books in circulation, checks on overdue books, sends notifications to delinquents, maintains files and records as required; assists the public in the use of library facilities, locates books, magazines and other materials requested, provides general library information, including answering reference questions both in-house and on the telephone; assists patrons with computer needs;
 Examines shelves, replaces incorrectly shelved books;
 Prepares patron registration cards;
 Collects fines;
 Maintains circulation and other appropriate records;
 Performs other duties as may be assigned.


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge of the procedures, practices and equipment of a public library; some knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to learn standard library tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed routines; ability to perform routine clerical and record-keeping tasks; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and employees; ability to learn computer and other technologically advanced skills; ability to utilize office software and email; general interest in books and authors.


TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, and some experience in general clerical or library work.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND RELATED OBLIGATIONS
None.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a library/office 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.

SECRETARY I

Franklin County’s Public Safety Department  is accepting applications for a Full Time Secretary/Volunteer Coordinator.  Position responsibilities include: performing routine clerical work for staff; working knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook; data entry; recruiting & on-boarding volunteers & ability to communicate effectively  & build effective working relationships with co-workers. Combination of education & experience equivalent to graduation from high school w/ some experience in general office work preferred. Salary range: $22,907 – 24,900 DOQ/DOE (+) exc benefits. Obtain application & job description at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA or apply on line.  OUF; 1st Review 6/14/17,EOE.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

General Definition

Performs required and/or requested skilled secretarial work, office functions and computer applications. Assists with Volunteer recruitment, marketing projects and on-boarding.


Organizational Relationship

Work is performed under regular supervision of the Director of Public Safety or designee. Assists all office personnel with completing daily tasks and works closely with the Administrative Assistant II. 


Typical Tasks

  • Prepares correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials;
  • Formats and prepares letters etc from rough draft, copy, marginal notes or verbal instruction;
  • Checks and reviews a variety of data for accuracy, completeness and conformance to establish standards;
  • Greets and assists visitors;
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Works with Administrative Assistant II to meet department deadlines and priorities as requested;
  • Records transactions for minutes;
  • Takes pictures for employee badges;
  • Maintains files, records, reports and documents in order;
  • Collects and interprets data for records and reports;
  • Makes mathematical calculations;
  • Provides customer service and secretarial support for staff;
  • Assists with Volunteer Recruitment to include marketing and on-boarding;
  • Provides logistical support to instructors for programs delivered to career and volunteer staff;
  • Maintains files and office supplies in an organized manner;
  • Posts and makes entries in account books and other records;
  • Maintains mailing lists, files and card indexes;
  • Composes routine correspondence;
  • Catalogues and distributes mail;
  • Acts as a receptionist, answers telephone and provides routine information

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment and clerical techniques; general knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to type, take and transcribe dictation accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to meet the public effectively; ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships with others; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to utilize office software and email. 


Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, including or supplemented by secretarial/bookkeeping and computer training/experience. Excellent communication skills.


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 a computer and general office equipment.


Work Environment

Work is generally performed in an office 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.

CUSTODIAN - PT

The successful applicant will perform care & cleaning of County Library & some general maintenance; have general knowledge of a variety of cleaning materials, supplies & the use of standard cleaning tools & equipment. An acceptable driving record & criminal background check required. A HS graduate or equiv education & exp. pref. Part time hours approx. 20-29 hours a week evenings and some weekends. $10.65 Hr. Obtain application & description at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, or apply. OUF-1st Application Review: May 26, 2017 and weekly until filled. EOE/AA.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

GENERAL DEFINITION
Performs responsible unskilled work in leading and participating in the work of a small custodial crew engaged in the care and cleaning of County buildings.


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP
Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Director of General Properties or designee.  Custodians assigned primarily to the Courthouse complex are under the regular supervision of the Trustee Supervisor and the general supervision of the Director of General Properties.  


TYPICAL TASKS

Performs regular custodial functions such as sweeping, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, mopping and buffing floors, trash removal, cleaning fixtures, etc.
Inspects the work of subordinate custodians of proper standards of cleanliness and repair;
Mows grass around buildings and picks up small branches and keeps grounds clean and outside drains clear of leaves and debris;
Performs minor electrical and plumbing work and lays computer cables;
Reports to superiors needed repairs beyond the capabilities of custodial workers;
Prepares cleaning materials, supplies and equipment needed for the work assigned and follows all safety protocols;
Performs set-up and take-down duties for events and functions;
Performs other duties as may be assigned.


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of a variety of cleaning materials and supplies and of the use of standard cleaning tools and equipment; general knowledge of building and plumbing fixtures and basic maintenance requirements; ability to instruct and train employees in cleaning; ability to work well with others; ability to follow written and oral instructions; physical ability to perform heavy manual work. 


TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience equivalent completion of high school is preferred with considerable experience in custodial work.


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
Cleaning and maintenance work done typically walking and standing; some lifting and carrying objects weighing 15-50 pounds, with occasional lifting of items weighing over 100 pounds; some furniture moving, occasional operation of vehicles.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment exposes employee to potential minor injuries and frequently adverse weather.  Occasional exposure to potentially hazardous substances.  Frequent and regular contact with internal staff and outside public for the purpose of providing custodial services.

 

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. 

 

 

SENIOR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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.

 

 

COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL INSPECTOR

Franklin County is accepting applications for a Combination Commercial/Residential Inspector in the Building Inspections Department. Duties include: performing residential & non-residential/commercial inspections, to include structure, plumbing, electrical, mechanical & energy installations to ensure compliance with Virginia mandated building/inspection codes. Prepares correspondence & respectfully explains deficiencies, bldg codes, ordinances, regulations, policies & procedures. Min 3 yrs exp or education & exp equiv. The VA Code requires: a residential inspection certification w/in the first 18 months of  hire; the combination residential & commercial inspection certification w/in the first 3 years of hire and the VA Erosion & Sediment Control certification w/in the first 6 months of hire. A valid driver’s license & successful background check req. Annual salary $32233 DOQ/E w/ExcBenefits.  Application & complete job description available at the Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount VA OR apply on line.  OUF 1st Application Review: 5/08/2017 wkly reviews thereafter. AA/EOE.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

General Definition

This customer service oriented position safeguards the public health, safety, and welfare by ensuring compliance with Virginia USBC standards and codes through conducting proper building inspections.  The Combination Building Inspector performs residential and non-residential inspections identifying deficiencies with the contractor or owner for correction. Inspections include all building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and energy installations in all construction to ensure compliance with the building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and energy codes, approved plans and specifications, and other codes of the Commonwealth enforced by the building inspections department. Corresponds with and responds to verbal and written inquiries from architects, contractors, builders, County personnel, and the general public, interprets, applies, and explains requirements and restrictions related to building codes, ordinances, regulations, policies, and procedures.  This position may assist with scheduling appointments, reviewing and approving plans in compliance with building codes, ordinances, and regulations. This position is cross trained as a Combination Building Plans Examiner to perform those duties as required.

Organizational Relationship

Position is supervised under the general direction of the Building Official or designee.

Typical Tasks

  • Inspects residential and non-residential building construction to ensure that building construction, and the installation of mechanical, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning systems, electrical systems and plumbing systems are constructed in compliance with the applicable codes;
  • Inspects assigned areas for noncompliance and enforcement of all codes and department regulations;
  • Interprets the applicable codes and keeps abreast of code modifications in applicable certification areas;
  • Investigates complaints regarding new construction, un-permitted construction, and modifications to existing structures covered by the Uniform Statewide Building Code by researching and analyzing the code complaint to determine its merits, reporting the findings and initiating action when necessary.
  • Inspects residential erosion & sediment control installations / maintenance measures in accordance with DCR standards.
  • Confers with architects, contractors, builders and the general public in the field and office; explain and interprets requirements and restrictions. 
  • Researches computer records, and files regarding a variety of building-related or issues.  Maintain files and reports regarding inspection activities and findings. 
  • Provides technical information and make appropriate recommendations on fire-damaged buildings to insure customer has all appropriate and sufficient information to determine the scope of the damage and areas needing repair. 
  • Answers questions and provides information to the public, real estate agents, bankers, attorneys, product representatives, contractors, architects and homeowners regarding all technical codes and related issues. 
  • Confers with Building Inspections staff and personnel from other departments and divisions to ensure consistent code and ordinance enforcement. 
  • Prepares correspondence to homeowners, contractors, and others for needed corrective action based on field inspection results. 
  • Assists in the development of public information materials.  

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge and understand the principles and practices of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and cross-connection code enforcement as well as erosion and sediment control laws and procedures.
  • Read, interpret, apply, and explain building plans, blueprints, specifications, and building codes; make mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately; use word processing and other related computer software programs; prepare and maintain complete, accurate, and concise reports and records.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing; exercise initiative recommendations to management; communicate effectively with individuals from various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural diverse backgrounds; establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work independently and organize and prioritize work.
  • Maintain general knowledge and basic understanding of Franklin County zoning ordinances and policies.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge & understanding of the Plans Examiner position, policies and practices.

Training, Education and Experience

At least 3 years experience in general building construction and general knowledge of mechanical, plumbing or electrical systems.  Any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability shall be deemed to satisfy this requirement.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

The Combination Commercial / Residential Inspector shall obtain and maintain:

  • Certification from the DHCD as a Combination Residential Inspector within the first 18 months of employment.
  • The Combination Commercial Inspector and Combination Residential Inspector in accordance with the Virginia Certification Standards within the first 3 years of employment
  • AND become Virginia Erosion & Sediment Control Program Certified through DCR within the first 6 months of employment with DCR requirements.

Employee must also possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License that meets the County’s Insurance requirements;

Physical Demands

Required to visit construction sites during all phases of construction and negotiate obstacles & environmental aspects found at such sites. Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel and crawl through tight spaces. 

Work Environment

Required to visit construction sites year round and during inclement weather.

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 employee or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given. 

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE

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 at:  www.franklincountyva.gov.  This position is Open Until Filled.  EOE/AA.

  

JOB DESCRIPTION


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.

 

E911 COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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. 

COLLECTION SITE ATTENDANTS

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. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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. 

PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER

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 at www.franklincountyva.gov.  Qualified candidate applications will be kept as current until December 2017 for present & future vacancies. EOE. 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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. 

Human Resources
Patricia E. Barnes, SPHR
1255 Franklin Street
Suite 109
Rocky Mount, VA 24151


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

Phone: (540) 483-6667

E-mail: Pat Barnes