Employment Opportunities

May 21, 2018

Administrative Assistant

Job Description:

Performs intermediate administrative support work providing administrative support to department staff, receiving and processing incoming calls and visitors, preparing and maintaining records and files, typing a variety of documents, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Town Superintendent.

Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and program assistance techniques;  thorough knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of the department and of general administrative policies and practices; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to keep detailed and complex records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources; ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to prepare reports and other types of correspondence; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, elected officials, vendors, and the general public.

Please send resume’ and cover letter to:  Town of Dayton, Attention:  Bobby Popowicz, 125B Eastview St., Dayton, VA 22821 or via e-mail to:  daytonemployment@daytonva.us
Position Type: Full Time

Salary: $27,000 to $35,000

Benefits: Yes, Full Benefits

Job Category: Administration

Job Location: Dayton, Virginia

City, Town, or County: Dayton

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Grounds and Maintenance technician  

Job Description:

Performs semiskilled work performing a variety of water plant, grounds, and building maintenance and repair assignments, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Public Works Supervisor. Limited oversight is exercised over assigned personnel.

Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair; thorough knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with type of work assigned; skill in the use of hand and power tools of the trade; ability to recognize and diagnose problems; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to make decisions within scope of responsibility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Please send resume’ and cover letter to:  Town of Dayton, Attention:  Bobby Popowicz, 125B Eastview St., Dayton, VA 22821 or via e-mail to:  daytonemployment@daytonva.us

Position Type: Full Time

Salary: $28,000 to $36,000

Benefits: Yes, Full Benefits

Job Category: Public Works

Job Location: Dayton, Virginia

City, Town, or County: Dayton

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Marketing and Events Coordinator

Job Description

Performs administrative work planning and organizing promotional activities and events for the Town, recruiting and training volunteers, creating marketing materials, building community support, encouraging tourism, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Town Superintendent.

Thorough knowledge of methods, approaches and procedures involved in the event promotion and overall promotion of the Town of Dayton; thorough knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of special events marketing and management; thorough knowledge of social media outlets; thorough knowledge of website content update; general knowledge of advertising practices and methods; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; ability to develop promotional programs and to carry them to a successful conclusion; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to understand and review vendor contracts for service; ability to plan and supervise the work of volunteers; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, elected officials, volunteer groups, and the general public.

Education Requirements: Associates degree with coursework in marketing, or related field and minimal experience in events management and promotion, marketing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please send resume’ and cover letter to:  Town of Dayton, Attention:  Bobby Popowicz, 125B Eastview St., Dayton, VA 22821 or via e-mail to:  daytonemployment@daytonva.us

Position Type: Full Time

Salary: $31,000 to $40,700

Benefits: Yes, Full Benefits

Job Category: Administration

Job Location: Dayton, Virginia

City, Town, or County: Dayton