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Building Official Job Posting 10/03/18

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: 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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 Accounts Payable Clerk Job Posting 10/04/18

The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of Accounts Payable Clerk. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Examine and process invoices for payment and reconcile accounts; Process accounts payable checks to include final corrections and adjustments; post correcting journal entries in General Ledger; Process Juror payments; Process Employee Travel Reimbursements; Maintain Vendor Files; Compile Monthly Expenditure Reports for the
Board meeting; Prepare and distribute monthly expenditure reports to departments; Prepare annual tax reporting forms; Research and verify financial data; Draft correspondence/reports when needed; Performs clerical and office assistant duties as required by supervisor.

Requirements: General knowledge of finance with experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; considerable experience with Microsoft Office products and AS400 accounting software; High School graduate with a minimum of three years or more experience in finance and experience in local government finance preferred. Salary DOE/DOQ.

Submit Confidential VA State Applications Form (DHRM10-012), cover letter, resume, and 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 Call (434)-246-1006 to request that the application be emailed to you. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, October 12, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. EST. If mailing or hand delivering documents, please mark the sealed envelope “CONFIDENTIAL”.

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Sussex County, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer