Employment Opportunities

Openings: Grants Writer / Police Officer / Building & Grounds Technician

Grants Writer (Part-time 24 hrs/week)

General Definition of Work

Performs difficult skilled technical work pursuing grant opportunities, processing and coordinating grant applications, preparing and maintaining grant records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Town Treasurer.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

Identifies opportunities for funding; develops supporting documentation tailored to the project and funding source.

Writes Federal, State and foundation grant applications, assuring compliance with content, format and attachment requirements as outlined in the request for proposal; files financial aid progress reports on status of project goals.

Assists in the development of the Town’s grant priorities for each fiscal year; identifies potential grant work and funding sources; provides information as needed.

May perform the duties of an Administrative Assistant as necessary or required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of federal and state programs and related grant applications and administration; thorough knowledge of the Federal and State laws and regulations governing the implementation and administration of various grant programs; ability to gather and analyze facts on a variety of subject matter and to assemble reports; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, government officials, community and business leaders, and the general public.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with coursework in business administration, public administration, or related field and considerable experience in grant or other technical writing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements

Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia

For more information and to apply for this position please go to the Town Website at https://daytonva.us or contact the

Town office at (540) 879-2241. This position is open until filled.

The Town of Dayton is an equal opportunity employer.

Click on the link below to print an application.

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Police Officer (Full-time)

 

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate protective service work enforcing laws, investigating criminal activity, ensuring safety of public, collecting evidence, testifying in court, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Chief.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order.

Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints.

Interviews victims and witnesses to obtain additional necessary information regarding crimes, accidents, violations, etc.; helps investigate crimes and collect evidence; conducts searches; investigates traffic accidents.

Issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents; prepares reports.

Assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned.

Issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents; prepares reports.

Serves warrants and makes arrests; testifies in court.

Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; general knowledge of applicable, local, Federal, and State laws; general knowledge of the geography of the Town and location of important buildings; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of an automobile; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to communicate ideas effectively orally and in writing; ability prepare clear and concise reports; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective relationship with associates, other law enforcement representatives, and the general public.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and extensive experience in law enforcement, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires walking, sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements

Possession of the Virginia Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification upon hire.

Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.

Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Position Open Until Filled

Please send a Town of Dayton Employment Application and resume’ to:  Town of Dayton, Attention:  Chief of Police, 125B Eastview St., Dayton, VA 22821 or via e-mail to:  policeemployment@daytonva.us

The Town of Dayton is an equal opportunity employer.

Click on the link below to print an application.

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Building & Grounds Technician (Full-time)

General Definition of Work

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.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

Performs heavy trash, leaf collection and biodegradable pick up.

Mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, weed eats, trims trees and shrubs; performs related landscaping duties for ground maintenance.

Mows, trims, and sprays pesticides on streets and rights-of-way; prunes trees and shrubs; mulches trees and beds; picks up leaves; performs other landscaping maintenance as needed.

Performs setup, tear down, and janitorial work related to special events.

Assists with snow removal and ice control.

Assists with preventive maintenance on equipment and facility maintenance.

Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment in sanitation, water and sewer repair work.

Performs maintenance and repair duties as assigned in the water treatment plant.

May be required to work outside normal work hours in on-call and emergency situations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in custodial and building maintenance work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements

Possession of CPR and Pesticide certifications upon hire.

Valid commercial driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Resumes will be accepted along with a Town of Dayton Application at the Town of Dayton office located at 125B Eastview Street, Dayton, VA 22821.  Position open until filled.

The Town of Dayton is an equal opportunity employer.

Click on the link below to print an application.

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