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Job Title: Planning and Zoning Administrator

Category: Full-Time/Exempt with Salary Range:  $60,861 - $79,040

Essex County, a largely rural community, seeks a highly motivated individual to perform land use code administration, including, but not limited to, issuance of zoning permits, staff support to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, land use planning, comprehensive land use plan updates, enforcement of County land use and development ordinances (including those regulations specific to coastal and waterfront communities), grant coordination, special community projects, permitting with County Building Inspections.  Position works closely with property owners, contractors, architects, surveyors, engineers and other professionals, public officials, board and commissions, staff; and the County Administrator.  Zoning Administrator will supervise and manage the Planning and Zoning Department, Building Department and their respective staff including the Building Official.  Prior managerial experience preferred.  The Zoning Administrator will also act as the Plats Officer and Subdivision Agent for Essex County.

Successful candidate will have any combination of a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field with five (5) years of public or private sector planning experience.  Master’s degree desirable.  Must demonstrate knowledge of Zoning and Subdivision ordinance administration and enforcement.  AICP certification, VAZO or other certified zoning administrator certification required.  Experience with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act or other coastal/wetland regulations are highly desirable. 

Interested candidates may submit resume to Michael Lombardo, Essex County Administrator, at mlombardo@essex-virginia.orgApplications will be reviewed as received.  Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.  Only qualified candidates should apply.

Full-Time and Part-Time Communication
Officers

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid Driver’s License and have a High School Diploma or equivalent. They will be required to complete a Basic Dispatch Course, VCIN/NCIC certification and Emergency Medical Dispatch certification upon hire.  Applicants must have good written/oral skills, must have knowledge of multiple software programs and have proficient typing skills.

Salary: based on experience.

Call 804-443-3346 for information


Job Title:  Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter

Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – ALS Intermediate $41,184 – ALS Paramedic $44,179

Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Advanced Life Support (ALS) EMT/Firefighter position. Candidates will perform emergency medical advanced life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-I, or EMT-P, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, ACLS, PALS, EVOC, PHTLS, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation, drug test and health exam. 

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Medical Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059 or visit our Website at http://www.essex-virginia.org/county_government/employment .  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained online at the County’s website.  Completed applications should be submitted to James Brann, Chief of Emergency Services, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open until filled. 

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Title: Custodian               

Positions Available:  Thirteen (13)

Category: Part-Time/Non Exempt (30 hours per week, varying shifts)

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

This position performs semi-skilled work to inspect, clean and maintain public buildings, entrances and under his/her care so as to keep them safe, clean, sanitary, neat in appearance and comfortable for use by occupants and visitors and to prepare rooms and facilities for use. A custodian is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Performs routine custodial duties and tasks such as vacuuming rugs, dusting and wet mopping floors and cleaning glass, windows and mirrors; empties trash and recycling containers; fills soap and other dispensers; inspects, sanitizes and cleans restrooms daily
  • Performs routine maintenance work such as: observes and reports problems to supervisor of unsafe conditions, missing lights, broken windows or doors, etc.;
  • Plans custodial work so that within reasonable periods on a rotating basis all areas under his/her care receive a thorough cleaning; may perform periodic heavy cleaning as conditions require such as stripping and buffing floors, shampooing carpets, cleaning windows, etc.;
  • Moves furniture, equipment and supplies; sets up and breaks down meeting and function rooms for various activities as requested
  • Secures cleaning supplies, hazardous chemicals and custodial storage areas; secures and/or locks facilities or portions of facilities as appropriate; set alarm systems for security.
  • Ensures that all work is conducted in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed;
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates;
  • Continues training; keeping current with policies and procedures and work standards;
  • Consistent on-site and on-time attendance is essential for this position based on assigned schedule.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma supplemented by one (1) year of experience with custodial services or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

Completed applications should be submitted to Juanita Sydnor, Payroll & HR Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560. Applications are available on our website at www.essex-virginia.org  Applications will be reviewed as received. Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.  Please call Mr. Fred Mitchell, Facilities Director, with any questions (804) 443-4050.


Job Title: Animal Care Technician

Category: Part Time (12 to 20 hours mainly weekends)

Pay Grade: 104

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

This position performs responsible work in maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people in accordance with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations pursuant to the operation of pounds and the sheltering of animals. This position shall be primarily responsible for the lawful, proper, and humane care of animals, and shall assure that all animals’ nutrition, sanitary housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. This position shall assist the public when reclaiming, adopting or admitting animals and is responsible for promoting responsible pet ownership in conversations with customers. The proper performance of duties is essential to preserve the health of animals and to prevent the spread of disease within the shelter. This position receives direction from and reports to the Animal Shelter Manager.

Completed applications should be submitted to Juanita Sydnor, Payroll & HR Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560. Applications will be reviewed as received. Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.


Job Title: School Resource Officer

Status:  Full time, Salary:  $34,000 plus full benefits

The Essex's County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the full time position of School Resource  Officer for the Essex County High School. This position provides law enforcement and police services to the school, school grounds and areas adjacent to the school.

This position works to prevent juvenile delinquency through close contact and positive relationships with students. Attends and participates in school functions. Works with the guidance counselors and other student support staff to assist students. Obtains juvenile petitions and works with the Department of Social Services.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required along with two years of experience as law enforcement officer.

The work performed requires responding to crisis situations and involves quick decision making regarding people, resources, and property.

Applications will be accepted until May 19, 2019.  Completed applications should be submitted to Juanita Sydnor, Payroll & HR Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560. Applications will be reviewed as received. Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.


Job Title:  Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter

Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $32,682.85 - $52,292
Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Basic Life Support (BLS) EMT/Firefighter position. Candidates will perform emergency medical basic life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-B, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, EVOC, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation, drug test and health exam.  

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained below.  Completed applications should be submitted to Payroll & Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Hiring salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Open recruitment – applications considered as received and as positions are available.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.



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Employment Documents

Essex County Job Application

Please return completed applications to:


Payroll & Human Resources Manager
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079


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Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 9/30/19
Job Title: Planning & Zoning Director - Position filled on 5/28/19

Job Title: Deputy Registrar
 - Position filled on 4/15/2019
Job Title: Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation
 - Position filled on 4/2/2019
Job Title: PT IT Specialist - Position filled on 3/11/2019
Job Title: PT Maintenance Assistant - Position filled on 2/26/2019
Job Title: Building Code Technical Assistant/Compliance Officer - Position filled on 11/1/2018
Job Title: Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 10/26/2018
Job Title: Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 10/19/2018
Job Title: Part-Time Maintenance Assistant - Position filled 10/9/2018
Job Title: Deputy County Administrator - Position Filled 10/5/2018

Job Title: Office Associate I - General Properties - Position filled 8/24/2018
Job Title: Assistant Attorney - Position filled 8/6/2018
Job Title: Part-Time Library Clerk - Position filled 7/9/2018
Job Title: Office Associate I - Position filled 7/9/2018
Job Title: Emergency Services Captain - Position filled 6/19/18

Job Title: Custodian - Positions filled 6/18/18
Job Title: Payroll & Human Resources Manager - Position filled 6/11/18
Job Title: Director of Parks and Recreation - Position filled 5/9/2018
Job Title:  Maintenance Assistant - Position filled 3/15/2018
Job Title:  County Planner - Position filled 3/5/18
Job Title:  Part-Time Library Clerk I - Position filled 12/4/17
Job Title: Investigator - Position filled 11/13/17
Job Title: Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation - Position filled 10/20/2017
Job Title: Youth Services Specialist - Position filled 10/20/2017
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 8/15/2017
Job Title: Library Director - Position filled 8/7/2017
Job Title: Office Associate I - Position filled 8/7/2017
Job Title: Seasonal Part-Time Pool Attendant - Positions filled 5/1/2017
Job Title: Summer Part-Time Library Page – Position filled 6/7/2017
Job Title: Communications Operator - Dispatch  - Positions filled 5/15/2017
Job Title: Maintenance Assistant - Position filled 4/26/2017
Job Title: Animal Care Technician - Position filled 4/19/2017
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 4/4/2017
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 3/9/17
Job Title: Senior Deputy Clerk – Position filled 3/9/17
Job Title: Warrant Technician - Position filled 1/23/2017
Job Title: County Administrator - Position filled 12/13/16
Job Title: Victim Witness Coordinator - Position filled 12/9/16
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 12/5/16
Job Title: Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 11/1/16
Job Title: Director of Planning and Community Development - position remains open
Job Title: Part-Time Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 8/2/16
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 6/21/16
Job Title: Deputy Clerk I - Position filled 6/10/16
Job Title: Library Clerk – Seasonal Part-Time – Essex County Library - Position filled 6/7/16
Job Title: Seasonal – Part-Time Program Assistant (2 positions being hired) - Positions filled 5/10/16
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 2/29/16
Job Title: Assistant Attorney - Position filled 3/7/16
Job Title: Communications Supervisor - Dispatch - Position filled 3/7/16
Job Title: Deputy Sheriff – School Resource Officer - Position filled 1/19/16
Job Title: Geospatial Program Coordinator - Position filled 2/8/16
Job Title: Advanced Life Support EMT/Firefighter - Position filled 11/1/15
Job Title: Deputy Animal Control Officer - Position filled 9/18/15
Job Title: Administrative Assistant - Position filled 8/7/15
Job Title: Assistant Attorney  - Position filled 7/28/15
Job Title: Land Use Data Administrator - Position filled 7/14/15


Employment Documents

Essex County Job Application

Please return completed applications to:

Payroll & Human Resources Manager
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079