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Employment Opportunities

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  email April Williams a completed application or you can submit in person at The Pearisburg Town Office, located at 112 Tazewell Street.

The Town of Pearisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town of Pearisburg does not discriminate against employees or applicants based on age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

The Town of Pearisburg is currently accepting applications for following positions:

POLICE OFFICER- Town of Pearisburg $43,672
The Town of Pearisburg Police Department is currently taking applications for the position of Police Officer. Certification by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services is preferred.
Job Description / Responsibilities:
Duties include but not limited to enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as ordinances of the Town of Pearisburg. Ensures safety of public; enforces laws; investigates criminal activity; gather and process evidence; testify in court; prepare and maintain detailed records, files, and reports. Officers are required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Starting salary is $$43,672 with excellent benefits to include Anthem insurance, VRS retirement, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid overtime, Christmas bonus and a take home Police vehicle for officers that reside within Giles County is possible.
Virginia Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer is preferred, pass a rigorous background investigation, pass a physical agility test, and pass a psychological and a physical examination. Must be 21 years of age with a clean Virginia record and have no criminal history. Must possess a high school diploma. Having a college degree or college classes is highly acceptable.
Applicants are encouraged to provide a resume and a cover letter for the Town application.
Application deadline is 4:00PM on July 8, 2022.

Full Time Parks and Recreation Director
The Town of Pearisburg is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Parks and Recreation Director. The Parks and Recreation Director is primarily responsible for the development, management, and operations of the Town’s parks and recreational programs and facilities.
General responsibilities include:
1. Administering a recreation program designed to benefit all residents.
2. Organizing sports leagues and programs.
3. Supervising the operation of aquatic facilities and programs.
4. Planning, formatting, and implementing short- and long-term goals for park and recreational activities.
5. Establishing and implementing operating policies and procedures.
6. Assisting with preparation of the operating budget and development of capital improvement requests.
7. Serving as staff liaison with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council and as staff for the Town Council Property and Recreation Committee.
8. Supervising the repair and maintenance of recreation/park areas, equipment, and facilities.
9. Promoting and insuring proper employee training and compliance with safety procedures; ensure all equipment, materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents.
10. Developing new programs, including sports, aquatic, non-traditional recreation, and aquatic.
This position requires extensive knowledge of administrative practices related to parks and recreation, ability to analyze operational problems and make improvements, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and the ability to establish working relationships with department heads and community groups. Must possess valid driver’s license.
This position includes a comprehensive employee benefits package and salary range of $35,833 to $42,940 commensurate with experience and education.
Applications may be obtained on the Town of Pearisburg website or picked up in person Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building located at 112 Tazewell Street, Pearisburg, Virginia. A full job description may be found on the Town of Pearisburg website. For further information please contact the Town office at (540) 921-0340 option 2. The Town of Pearisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on July 20, 2022.
Parks and Recreation Job Description

 Full Time Laborer upon experience in the Public Works Department.
The position is primarily responsible for maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, and grounds maintenance activities. Applicants must possess and maintain a valid Virginia Drivers license. A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. This position includes a comprehensive employee benefits package. Salary information and job description can be obtained at the Town Office. Applications may be returned in person or mailed to The Town of Pearisburg Municipal Building located at 112 Tazewell Street, Pearisburg, Virginia 24134. The deadline for acceptance of applications will be 4:00 p.m. July 8
th. Applications may be obtained on the Town of Pearisburg website or picked up in person at 112 Tazewell Street, Pearisburg, Virginia. 
Laborer Job Description