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Assistant Town Manager

The Town of Altavista is seeking a career minded, dynamic, energetic, highly motivated individual for the position of Assistant Town Manager. The Assistant Town Manager performs complex professional and administrative work assisting the Town Manager in a variety of assignments relating to the planning, direction, control and evaluation of the operations and programs of the town government. Collaborates with the management team in the creation and maintenance of the Town’s operating and capital budgets as well as serving as Risk Manager Coordinator. This individual provides a full range of management, administrative and field services related to town services. The position will also fill the role as the Transit Director. The Assistant Town Manager duties also involve serving as technical advisor to the Town Manager, Town Council, and other commissions/boards. Employee is also responsible for compilation of monthly and special reports. Employee must exercise tact and firmness in dealing with the public, volunteers, developers, contractors, and public officials. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, or related field ad considerable (3+ years) in municipal government, or equivalent combination and experience. Specialized technical training in transit, project administration and code enforcement preferred. Valid Driver’s License. Ability to make presentations to various audiences and good communication skills. Salary will depend upon qualifications and position includes benefits. CLICK HERE or the button below for a complete job description. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, salary history and at least 3 professional references to: Town of Altavista, Attn: Waverly Coggsdale, Town Manager, P.O. Box 420, 510 7th Street, Altavista, VA 24517. Position is open until filled, with first review of applicants beginning on June 10, 2020. EOE.

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Maintenance Worker – Buildings and Grounds Division

The Town of Altavista is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Maintenance Worker in our Public Works – Building and Grounds Division. This position performs intermediate manual and semiskilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public facilities, buildings, grounds, and related facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Full-time position, may require working outside normal work hours in on-call and emergency situations. Frequent exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 lbs. Applicants must possess VA commercial driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalent. CLICK HERE or the button below for a complete job description. Submit town application, resume and cover letter to: Town of Altavista, Attn: David Garrett, Director of Public Works, P. O. Box 420, Altavista, VA 24517. Position is open until filled. EOE.

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Maintenance Worker – Streets Division

The Town of Altavista is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Maintenance Worker in our Public Works – Streets Division. This position performs intermediate manual and semiskilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, utilities, and related facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Full-time position, may require working outside normal work hours in on-call and emergency situations. Frequent exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 lbs. Applicants must possess VA commercial driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalent. CLICK HERE or the button below for a complete job description. Submit town application, resume and cover letter to: Town of Altavista, Attn: David Garrett, Director of Public Works, P. O. Box 420, Altavista, VA 24517. Position is open until filled. EOE

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Water Treatment Plant Operator II (Part Time)

Performs difficult technical work operating a water treatment plant, taking samples, reading gauges and charts, performing preventative maintenance on equipment within and around the plant, preparing and maintaining records on plant operations, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the WTP Manager.

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P. O. Box 420
Altavista, VA 24517