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Job Opportunities in Surry County

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Niagara Bottling Career Fair - Thursday, February 16th, 2017
9am - 12:30pm -- 1pm - 4pm
Surry County Resource & Employment Center -
11916 Rolfe Highway, Surry, VA 23883
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Park Interpreter - Chippokes Plantation StatePpark
Starting hourly rate commensurate w/experience. For consideration please submit a signed and dated Virginia Application for Employment to: 695 Chippokes Park Rd, Surry, VA 23883, www.dcr.virginia.gov/job.shtml for full job descriptions and application or call 757-294-3625 ,DCR is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer

Chippokes Plantation State Park located in Surry, Virginia has an employment opportunity for the following year-round position available immediately. No benefits are associated with this position.

Park Interpreter (Education Support Specialist I):

Chippokes Plantation State Park is seeking a highly motivated part-time (1500 hour) Park Interpreter (Education Support Specialist I) to provide meaningful educational opportunities and experiences for park guests about the significance of the park's natural, cultural, and historic resources. Programs include mansion tours, farm-life living history demonstrations, campfires, wagon rides, fossil walks, canoe trips, and forestry presentations. The successful applicant will be responsible for researching and maintaining artifacts and collections, caring for the park's animals, and planning and maintaining an interpretive garden. When not conducting programming, this position helps staff the Visitor Center and performs other park duties as requested.

The successful candidate must have the ability to memorize and recall factual information about regional history, agriculture, farming, and forestry. Must have the skill to communicate park information, policies and regulations in a professional, customer focused manner. Must have the ability to research and maintain park artifacts and interpretive resources to support education based programs. A basic knowledge of Virginia's flora, fauna, and history is desirable as well as experience with canoes, kayaks, and other outdoor skills. Familiarity with environmental education is a plus. Applicants must be comfortable with public speaking and providing customer service to diverse audiences. The incumbent must have the ability to care for park's farm animals. Position requires standing, bending and walking in the outdoors exposed to a variety of weather. Incumbent will work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays. Starting pay is $10.50 per hour and is negotiable depending on experience.

 

Chippokes Plantation State Park located in Surry, Virginia has summer employment opportunities for the following seasonal positions. No benefits are associated with seasonal positions.

Food Service Technician I

Performs tasks as assigned in the pool snack bar. Duties include, but are not limited to preparing/serving food, refreshments and ice cream, washing dishes, and keeping kitchen area & equipment clean & operable. Upkeep of concession exterior to include sweeping the deck, cleaning tables, removing trash and litter. Responsible for weekly inventories of food and merchandise, and revenue collection for merchandise, food and swim ticket sales. Responsible for reconciling revenue for cash register. Performs other duties such as trash/litter pickup in and around pool and parking lot, bathroom cleaning, and sweeping sidewalks.

Qualifications: Must have reliable transportation. General knowledge of food preparation and kitchen operation preferred, but not required. Must be able to work well with co-workers and with park guests. Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.


Parks Lifeguard

Safeguards and regulates the conduct of patrons to prevent unsafe practices and accidents; is alert to note possible swimmers in distress. Strictly enforces policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of patrons and promptly warns users of existing safety hazards. Performs rescues and appropriate follow-up procedures including the use of any available equipment in the performance of First Aid/CPR. Performs other duties such as trash/litter pickup in and around pool and parking lot, bathroom cleaning, sweeping sidewalks, and cleaning of pool. Successful candidate must obtain Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR/AED training.

Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old, have a valid Virginia Driver's License and reliable transportation. Must have current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or be willing to obtain at your own cost prior to start date. Previous water safety experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to work well with co-workers and with park guests. Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Trades Technician I

Performs the recurring grounds care, maintenance, light construction, and cleaning tasks necessary to operate Virginia State Park facilities. Includes cleaning bathhouses, mowing and trimming grass, raking/removing leaf litter, trash and litter removal, cleaning campsites, cabins, bunkhouse, meeting facility, linen storage building, office and cutting/bundling firewood for merchandise sales. Knowledge of hand and power tools required. Small engine repair, equipment operation, carpentry and building trades experience preferred.

Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old, have a valid Virginia driver's license and reliable transportation. General knowledge of the use and care of common hand tools and cleaning supplies, ability to organize and perform routine cleaning, and maintenance functions. Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Contact Ranger

Outgoing applicants needed to assist visitors by providing information regarding services available and other local attractions. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of cash register and collection of appropriate user fees while maintaining revenue accounting reports. Performs registration procedures for campers and cabin guests. Contact rangers will inform visitors of the rules and regulations for the purpose of protecting and conserving park areas and may work in both the Contact Station and Visitor Center. Performs other duties such as trash/litter pickup, cleaning around workspace, and sweeping sidewalks.

Qualifications: Must provide excellent customer service skills and be willing to work in a team environment. Must have reliable transportation. Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.


Employees are limited to working no more than 1500 hours
in 12 months from May 1 to April 30.

A complete signed and dated Virginia
Application for Employment form must be submitted to:

Chippokes Plantation State Park
695 Chippokes Park Road
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: (757) 294-3625 Fax: (757) 294-3299
chippokes@dcr.virginia.gov

Application deadline: Open Until Filled.
A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/jobs

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an
E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Employment at Surry County Public Schools: Job Postings

If you are interested in applying for any of the positions below,
please go to the website and printout an application
and submit to Human Resources.

Math Teacher (High School)

Technology/Engineering Teacher (High School)

School Bus Driver Vacancies

Openings for Full and Part-Time school bus drivers and car drivers (no CDL required to drive car) for Surry County Public Schools. Interested applicants must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid CDL with a passenger/school bus endorsement or willing to complete training program to be eligible to earn a Class B CDL; good driving record; able to pass background check, physical and drug screening. Benefits include: health insurance, retirement and sick leave. If interested, please contact Bertha Thomas, Transportation Supervisor at 757-267-2452 or Renita Bailey, Human Resources Supervisor at 757-294-5229…..EOC

 


 

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