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Human Resources
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 109
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Phone: (540) 483-6667

Patricia E. Barnes, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP
E-mail: Human Resources

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is proud to provide support to county employees and the agencies and departments they serve.

You may apply for a position online (Apply Now Button) or download our employment application to your right (if you would rather submit a written copy). Submit written copy to: Franklin County HR Recruiting, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite 109, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or fax to 540-483-6669. Resumes are welcomed, but do not replace a fully completed application. 

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Open positions are listed below!  Click on the position you are interested in to view details and job descriptions.

 

Franklin County, VA, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Development Planning and Zoning Review Specialist I, within the Planning & Community Development Department.  Position reviews non-discretionary applications for various zoning permits, land development permits, reviews and approves subdivision plats, and deals with aspects of the County Code dealing with planning and zoning.  Position also tracks project within the development review process.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in the field of land planning, engineering, surveying, design, environmental science, public administration, or closely related field required; bachelor's degree pref.  Salary DOQE, min salary $32,233 w/exc. benefits.  Application & job description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #111, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or apply online.  1st Review7/26/19-OUF AA/EOE.

 

General Definition

Under the supervision and direction of the Development Review Coordinator, this position performs professional work reviewing non-discretionary applications for various land development permits, and assists in inspections and enforcement of the County Code as it relates to Zoning, Erosion & Sediment Control, Stormwater Management, Subdivision, Manufactured Homes, and Water and Sewer regulations.  Works extensively and continually builds working relationships with citizens and developers to resolve situations of non-compliance with adopted regulations.

Organizational Relationship

Position is supervised by the Principal Planner.  The position requires coordination among the County's Development Services partners, including Building Inspections, Economic Development, Public Works, Virginia Department of Health, Virginia Department of Transportation, Western Virginia Water Authority, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation, etc.

Typical Tasks

  • Reviews and approves applications for: Zoning permits; Land Use permits; Subdivisions; Site Plans; and other non-discretionary applications of County Code.
  • Manages the routing of permit applications to various review agencies; collects and synthesizes review comments; communicates comments to applicants.
  • Performs inspections for compliance with approved permits.
  • Assists in the enforcement of County regulations related to land development, including issuance of Notices of Violation and similar correspondence to attain compliance with adopted regulations.
  • Serves in the capacity of Inspector, in accordance with state-mandated requirements for Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management.  Maintains appropriate state certifications for inspections.
  • Reviews and maintains adequate surety (bonds, letters of credit, cash escrow accounts) for plans and permits that require surety.  Performs inspections to ensure work is completed and satisfactory prior to release of surety.
  • Provides general assistance to and fields inquiries from citizens, developers, design professionals, and other community stakeholders, on issues related to non-discretionary permit requirements.
  • Recommends legal action to enforce County Ordinances, prepares case chronologies and presents evidence in court as required.
  • Maintains case files of complaints, violations and inspections and prepares monthly and yearly reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Professional  working knowledge of state and local regulations related to land development.  General knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of planning and zoning.  Professional working knowledge of County legal procedures as related to the enforcement of laws and ordinances.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, building contractors, surveyors, engineers, County Officials and the general public.  Ability to thoroughly understand and assist customers with complying with code, and enforce County regulations with firmness, tact, respect and impartiality.

Training, Education and Experience

A minimum of two (2) years experience in the field of land planning, engineering, surveying, design, environmental science, public administration, or a closely related field.  Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred.  Customer service training and experience preferred.  Must possess or obtain Virginia certification in Inspection for Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management within twelve (12) months of hire date for this position.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Excellent writing and communication skills desired.

Physical Demands

Must be able to sit for long periods of time while operating a computer and telephone.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to conduct site visits and negotiate terrain with varying slopes and ground conditions, in varying weather conditions

Work Environment

In general, the job is performed in a climate-controlled office setting.  However, outdoor visits to sites with various terrain and in varying weather conditions may occur during all seasons of the year. 

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

 

Franklin County is accepting applications for a FT Landfill Operator I for the Solid Waste Division of the County. Primary duty: operation of heavy equipment in the landfill area.  A valid VA driver’s license & successful background & drug test req. A CDL w/tanker endorsement must be obtained w/in the 9 mo probationary period. Comb of education & exp equiv. to graduation from HS. Application & description available at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite#109, Rocky Mount, or online. Weekly Reviews, OUF. FT Benefits, annual Salary $27,331. EOE.

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Franklin County seeks to fill 1 FT Crisis Worker position (grant funded), Monday-Friday  4:00 PM to 12 Midnight in the Family Resource Center. Application & job description available at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite#109, Rocky Mount, or online.  Duties: Oversee safety & security of the shelter, perform emergency intakes, & be the emergency contact for the (FRC) shelter residents & other persons or agencies during work hours. HS or equiv. req. Computer, record keeping & office skills preferred. Annual Salary $22,494.00 (DOQE)w/exc FT Benefits.  Weekly reviews, OUF. AA/EOE

Franklin County Sheriff’s E911 Communications/Dispatch Center seeks candidates for PT COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Position(s). Responsibilities include: receiving E911 emergency & non-emergency calls; comprehending & documenting information quickly; & dispatching appropriate emergency first responders to the scene.  Position requires quick & calm reactions under pressure while sitting & typing information communicated via a headset. A HS diploma or equiv w/computer typing & listening skills req. Shifts & hours may vary & living within 30 minutes of Rocky Mount pref. VA driver’s license req.  Min $13.25/hour DOQE. Apply on line, or obtain a job description & application at the Franklin County Government Center, Suite #109, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount. This is Open until filled…EOE/AA.

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Franklin County’s Commissioner of the Revenue, seeks a FT Deputy Clerk III- Real Estate Administrator. Duties:  Assist Commissioner of the Revenue w/administrative tasks & receptionist duties regarding real estate assessments. Tracks progression of building permits, data entry into assessment software; researches deed & survey plats to resolve problems & assist citizens w/real estate inquiries.  HS or equiv. w/clerical & secretarial exp required. Detail oriented w/excellent customer service skills req.  Two year degree w/3-5 year’s office exp in a government entity w/real estate exp pref. Annual Salary 33K DOQE. Excellent benefits.  Apply & review job description on line:  www.franklincountyva.gov.  Paper copy available: Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite#109, Rocky Mount. Applicant Reviews weekly. OUF/EOE.

General Definition

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the Commissioner of the Revenue with administrative tasks and procedures.

Organizational Relationship

Position is supervised by the Commissioner of the Revenue and supports as well as takes direction from the Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue.

Typical tasks

  • Greets and assists visitors;
  • Assists taxpayers on the phone and in person with real estate assessment;
  • Checks and reviews a variety of data for accuracy, completeness and conformance to established standards;
  • Maintains files, records, reports and documents in order;
  • May act as a receptionist, answer telephone and provide routine information to external and internal customers;
  • Tracks progression of building permits, data entry into assessment software;
  • Researches deed and survey plats to resolve problems and assist taxpayers.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment and secretarial techniques; general knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to meet the public effectively; ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships with others; ability to read and comprehend written instructions; ability to follow oral instructions; ability to maintain clerical records and prepare reports from such records; ability to make minor decisions in accordance with regulations and established policies.

Training, Education and Experience

High school diploma with previous progressively responsible clerical and secretarial experience required.  A two year degree w/some Real Estate training and/or Real Estate Appraisal experience, as well as, previous experience working with a governmental entity preferred.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Detail Oriented with Excellent Customer Service Skills required. 

Physical Demands

Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds, sit for long periods of time at a desk, and operate a computer and general office equipment.

Work Environment

Work is generally performed in an office environment.

Americans with Disabilities Act compliance

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the employer.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job. It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County is currently accepting applications for full time Seasonal (5 Months) Maintenance Workers in Parks & Recreation.  Duties include: performing athletic field maintenance; grass mowing; weed trimming; trash collection; custodial duties; routine park and recreation facility maintenance; cleaning activities; setting up & taking down for special events & athletic turf maintenance duties. Must have ability to run motorized equipment &have dexterity to safely operate/handle various tools. Hourly rate: $8.95 DOQE. HS graduate preferred w/valid VA Drivers’ License & successful Background Check req. Obtain job description & application at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Finance Suite #109 or apply online.  Open Until Filled.  EOE/AA.

PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER(s) – FT & PT POSITIONS

Franklin County Public Safety Department seeks applicants, effective March 1, 2019 for full & part time paramedic/FF current and future vacancies. Duties include: performing work in emergency medical services; fire suppression; ALS/EMS stabilization procedures & transport.  HS graduate/equivalent w/a minimum of 1year ALS/EMS experience preferred. Paramedic(ALS)/FF FT min salary $38,000 & PT Hrly $16.56. In addition, EMT(BLS)/FF will be considered at a min FT salary of $34,800 & PT Hrly $15.24. Obtain application at the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, VA or apply on line. OUF AA/EEO employer.

 

Franklin County is accepting applications for a Candidate pool for a FT Senior Maintenance Technician position in General Properties Department. Responsibilities include: performing skilled work in maintaining County Facilities & infrastructure; complying with OSHA regulations and all other  regulatory agencies; supervising routine maintenance & overseeing project management of improvements completed by in-house staff & outside contractors; assist with general grounds upkeep including mowing, weed eating and snow removal, as needed.

Working knowledge of construction practices, materials, methods & equipment; property maintenance & the equipment and tasks related to maintenance of public buildings, including knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and heating/air systems; occupational hazards and safety precautions a must. Ability to exercise independent judgment; to plan; read plans, blueprints & other construction documents; interpret & work from drawings, specifications & other technical materials. HS graduate w/extensive experience in the maintenance/construction field or equivalent preferred. Ability to operate maintenance equipment, climb ladders, lift and carry 50-100# & walk over various terrains. Salary min $30,698 DOQE; VA Drivers License req.  Obtain Application & Job Description at  Franklin County Government Center, Suite #109, Rocky Mount, or apply online.  Applicant reviews weekly. OUF/AA/EOE.

General Definition

Performs skilled work maintaining County Facilities and infrastructure.  Works to insure compliance with all regulatory agencies and assures that all County properties are safe and accessible.  Responsibilities include supervising routine maintenance and cleaning activities; project management of improvements completed by in-house staff and outside contractors.

Organizational Relationship

Position is under the general supervision of the Director of General Properties.

Typical Tasks

  • Schedules and sets priorities for maintenance and repair work on County buildings, vehicles and equipment. Plans, implements and evaluates all divisional programs and activities;
  • Performs buildings and grounds repair and maintenance jobs as required such as painting; carpentry, electrical, equipment maintenance and repair, masonry or refinishing jobs;
  • Assigns, schedules and directs the work of subordinates engaged in the maintenance of public buildings and grounds;
  • Checks and repairs infrastructure including maintenance equipment and other equipment;
  • Coordinates records, writes necessary reports and memoranda, coordinates maintenance and repair work with other departments and divisions in conformity to safety requirements;
  • Coordinates use of vendors for buildings, vehicles and equipment repair work;
  • Provides technical assistance in the development of service contracts and performs administration of contracts;
  • Orders maintenance supplies and materials with a great deal of independence;
  • Makes regular inspections of buildings and grounds to insure safe public use;
  • Assists in more difficult tasks, and personally performs skilled repair work;
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all maintenance equipment and schedule regular repair and maintenance schedule for mechanical items;
  • Provides support at special events including site preparation, set-up and take-down, and repair of facilities due to heavy public use;
  • Reviews construction and project plans and sites; provides technical advice on installation and maintenance aspects of construction projects; interpret and explain standards; makes corrections; takes and recommends alternative courses of action;
  • Provides input on new projects and improvement plans; plans, coordinates and supervises smaller renovation projects; meets with contractors; provides direction, coordination and assistance to various departments, outside agencies and community groups; assists in preparing specification, selecting contractors and supervising larger projects;
  • Available to work occasional after hours as needed;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of property maintenance and the equipment and tasks related to maintenance of public buildings; thorough knowledge of building codes and fire code and the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to exercise independent judgment in determining operation conditions; ability to plan, schedule and supervise the work of maintenance staff; thorough knowledge of plumbing, electrical, building and turf management, and ability to establish and maintain accurate records.  Thorough knowledge of modern construction practices, materials, methods and equipments; ability to read plans, blueprints and other construction documents. Ability to interpret and work from drawings, specifications and other technical materials. Ability to produce good oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills required.

Training, Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocation school and extensive experience including some experience in building maintenance work and project coordination.

Special Requirements and Related Obligations

Certification in one or more of building trades may be required.  May be required to obtain specialized certifications as necessary. Position may require evening, weekend, holiday or irregular work schedule. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Note: Applicant must have and maintain a driving record acceptable to Franklin County and its insurance carrier(s).

Physical Demands

Involves frequent walking and occasionally over rough or uneven terrain; lifting and carrying objects weighing 15-50 pounds, with occasional lifting of items weighing over 100 pounds.  Involves climbing ladders, stooping and crawling in confined spaces. Frequent operation of vehicles, shop and hand tools, requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.

Work Environment

In general the job is performed in a climate controlled office setting.  However, outdoor visits to sites with various terrain and in varying weather conditions may occur during all seasons of the year. 

NOTE

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Franklin County Parks & Recreation Dept - Part-Time

Franklin County seeks a Field/Facility/Events Supervisor for Parks and Recreation Duties include:  performing responsible work in a public setting; supervision of assigned facility &  performing duties that will provide a safe and healthy atmosphere for players, spectators, parents, officials & volunteers. Must ensure facilities are maintained in a safe/clean environment during the course of the activity. Assist with Special Events as needed.  Hours are 10 – 15 per week, no benefits. Basic sports knowledge preferred. Excellent communication, diplomacy & conflict management skills required. Requires a 21 yr old person w/HS Grad or GED and some work exp. Previous work experience w/public desired.  A VA Drivers’ License and acceptable background check req. Obtain an application & job description at the County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite #109, or apply online.  Rate of pay is $8.25-$10.00 DOQ/E. Application Review Weekly- Open Until Filled… EOE/AA