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Custodial Worker Position 03/11/19

The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of a Custodial Worker. Under the direction of the Building & Grounds Supervisor, the Custodial Worker will be responsible for the care and cleaning of County Buildings; sweeping, mopping and dusting offices and buildings; washing windows, walls, woodwork and bathroom fixtures; operating carpet shampooer; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; cleaning and supplying restrooms; stripping and sealing floors; cleaning water fountains, sweeping sidewalks, gathering and disposing of refuse, litter and trash and emptying wastebaskets; running errands; picking up an delivering mail and supplies and setting up buildings and rooms for activities and special events.

Minimum training and experience include any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in custodial work. General knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently. Salary DOE/DOQ

Submit completed Virginia state application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99), cover letter, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to: Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator at Post Office Box 1397, 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884 or e-mail sricks@sussexcountyva.gov. State applications can be downloaded at www.virginia.gov or by calling (434) 246 1000 to request that the application be emailed to you. Deadline for submission of application and pertinent documents: 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2019. If mailing or hand delivering documents, please mark the sealed envelope “CONFIDENTIAL”.

The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package. The Position requires a criminal background check and a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

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Building Official Job Posting 03/11/19

This position will remain open until filled.

Sussex County is accepting applications for the position of Building Official. Under the direction of the Director of Community Development, the Building Official performs complex supervisory and technical work managing the Building Inspections Office by administering and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) and the Commercial and Residential International Building Codes (IBC). Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree along with certification as a Building Official through the International Code Council and certification as a Building Official through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is required. Extensive (at least five years) experience as a licensed professional engineer or architect, building, fire or trade inspector, contractor or housing inspector is required.

Certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviewer or Combined Administrator is preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, Virginia State application (Form DPT Form 10-012, Rev.10/99) and professional references to Mrs. Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator, County of Sussex, Post Office Box 1397, Sussex VA 23884 or via email to: sricks@sussexcountyva.gov. If mailing or hand delivering your documents, please note “CONFIDENTIAL” TO BE OPENED BY ADDRESSEE ONLY on the envelope.

The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Position requires a criminal background check and valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. Hiring Salary Range: DOE/DOQ.

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 Program Assistant(Part-time) Job Posting 03/18/2019

This position will remain open until filled.

The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of a Part-time Housing Assistant. This position will perform a variety of duties including assisting with housing inspections, assisting with general work assignments relating to the Housing Choice Voucher Program, assisting with receptionist duties, monthly reports, maintaining records and files.

General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques; knowledge and experience in Housing Quality Standards Inspections helpful.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and experience dealing with the public. Valid Virginia Driver’s license is required.

Please submit Virginia State Application to Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator at Post Office Box 1397, 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884 or e-mail sricks@sussexcountyva.gov.

The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ADA/EEO

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