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Job Postings

The James City Service Authority seeks career minded individuals to perform advanced work in the maintenance and repair of power generation and associated control systems, including electrical and electronic subassemblies, microprocessor and variable frequency drives and electro-mechanical applications. Services control applications used in water and wastewater control systems, to include programming of automated systems.

James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work in the maintenance, repair and installation of mechanical and electrical systems used within the JCSA’s water and wastewater systems, which includes power distribution and generation systems, industrial class pumps and related electrical control systems. There are four levels in the Maintenance Specialist series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits.

Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator – Water Distribution to operate rubber tire backhoes and excavators to dig excavations around waterlines; perform maintenance and repairs; operate other construction equipment and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related to waterline maintenance and repair. Perform other work as required. 
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Worker I to assist in repairing and maintaining sewer lines and manholes, testing sewer lines and pumps; street repairs; flagging traffic; cleaning sewer easements. Perform other work as required.  
 
The Waynesboro Public Works Department is seeking a plant operator for the Water Treatment Plant. The qualified applicant shall daily operate the water facility and equipment used to collect, treat, and disinfect drinking water safely, efficiently, and in accordance with regulatory requirements. Additional responsibilities shall be to monitor operations to determine the efficiency and quality of plant operations.
The Town is seeking a skilled leader at our Wastewater Treatment Plant to oversee operations, maintenance, and supervision of a high-performing work team. The successful candidate must possess a Class I Wastewater Operators License.
The hiring range is $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 dependent upon management experience and qualifications. The Town offers superior benefits including automatic enrollment in the Virginia Retirement System; health, vision, and dental benefits; disability and life insurance.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Plant Mechanic to perform maintenance and repairs to the water distribution system including pump stations, storage tanks, and other associated equipment. Respond to customer complaints regarding pressure problems or water quality; complete work orders on a laptop computer; use shovels for hand excavations; perform heavy lifting; maintain equipment and supplies. Perform other work as required.  
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utilities Capital Accountant to perform work of considerable difficulty in providing supporting responsibilities for year-end audits, fiscal year budgets, ten-year cash flow projections, capital improvement program, and rate modelling by maintaining a complex system of accounts, records, and creating and maintaining work papers; Records and completes the reconciliation of Utilities fixed assets and/or revenues, including bond proceeds to the general ledger, prepares requests to receive State or Federal awards or bond proceeds; assembles and analyzes data recognizing change and if there are any deficiencies recommends remedies; creates reports and formulates recommendations pertaining to the department’s financial stability; performs other related work as required.
The Utilities Engineer will serve within the development section as project manager for proposals pertaining to the expansion, development, and planning of the county’s public water and wastewater systems.
 
Chesterfield County Utilities Department is currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator – Water Distribution to operate rubber tire backhoes and excavators to dig excavations around waterlines; perform maintenance and repairs; operate other construction equipment and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related to waterline maintenance and repair. Perform other work as required.  
Fairfax Water has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. This position will perform under limited supervision of General Manager or Deputy General Manager, advanced administrative and office management tasks and oversee projects and programs as assigned while exercising considerable judgment and independent action.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeing a Principal Labor Crew Chief to supervise crew and coordinate daily schedules and activities related to maintenance, construction and repair of water mains, water services and other activities related to water distribution system appurtenances and infrastructure. Perform other work as required. 

Responsibilities: The Engineering Manager provides assistance to the Engineering Department in the areas of system management and operation, design and construction of new facilities, facilities upgrades, facility expansions, and related programs.  See full job description for complete list of essential job functions and required knowledge and skills.

The Utilities Engineer will serve within the development section as project manager for proposals pertaining to the expansion, development, and planning of the county’s public water and wastewater systems.