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Accountant I/II
Candidates offered a full-time position are eligible for a $4,000 sign-on bonus! **ask for more details. $48,903 - $52,339 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Financial & Management Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible accounting work for the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger. There are two levels of Accountant distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Accounting Technician I/II/III
$39,968 - $45,704 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work preparing, maintaining, and reviewing financial records. There are three levels of Accounting Technician distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Administrative Assistant (Part Time)
$15.76 - $17.98 / hour DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits. Part Time Position Available (24 hours per week). James City County’s Colonial Community Corrections Agency seeks an individual to perform responsible administrative work including answering phones, providing customer service, and assisting with daily operations of Colonial Community Corrections. There are three levels of Administrative Assistant distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Animal Control Officer
$42,734/year + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Police Department is hiring an Animal Control Officer to perform responsible animal control work enforcing local city, County and state animal protection and control laws and regulations.

Assistant Recreation Supervisor (Summer Camp)
$15.76/hour, part-time regular, on-call or seasonal. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks an enthusiastic individual with great leadership and customer service skills. Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and organize and conduct a variety of fun activities such as sports, games, and arts and crafts for children ages 5 - 10 in the summer camp program.

Bus Driver (Full Time)
$37,398 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) seeks an individual to perform responsible work in the operation of a Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) bus on an assigned route.

Bus Driver (Part Time)
$17.98 / hour or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits. Part Time Positions Available (20 hours per week). The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) seeks an individual to perform responsible work in the operation of a Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) bus on an assigned route.

Capital Projects Inspector I/II/III
$45,704 - $52,339 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department is seeking an individual to perform responsible (Inspector I/II) or experienced (Inspector III) work inspecting public construction sites in compliance with local and state regulations. There are three levels of Inspector distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Care Team Nurse Case Manager
$52,339 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County seeks a talented individual to join our Social Services Department in a rewarding opportunity with many growth and development opportunities. Limited-term positions are continued based on available funding and the needs of the department, with a high potential for extension beyond the initial term. Position has a 8am-5pm schedule with some flexibility required depending on the needs of families served. If you're passionate about making a positive impact on the well-being of children and the people who care for them, we invite you to apply. Help us continue to create a healthier community!

Civil Engineer I/II/III
Candidates offered a full-time position are eligible for a $3,000 sign-on bonus! **ask for more details. $64,283 - $73,818 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The James City County General Services Department seeks an individual to perform experienced engineering work reviewing plans of developments associated with the County’s Chesapeake Bay Act, erosion and sediment control, drainage, floodplain, stormwater management and private street programs, and addressing citizen concerns and performing administrative duties. There are three levels of Civil Engineer distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Convenience Center Attendant I/II
$32,781 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work operating one or more of the County’s Convenience Centers for disposal of residential refuse and recyclables.

Custodian I/II (Full Time)
Candidates offered a full-time position are eligible for a $1,400 sign-on bonus! **ask for more details. $30,747 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible custodial and manual work in the care and cleaning of County facilities, buildings, and grounds.

Custodian I/II (Part Time)
$14.78 - $15.76 / hour or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits. Part Time Positions Available (20 hours per week). The James City County General Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible custodial and manual work in the care and cleaning of County facilities, buildings, and grounds. There are two levels of Custodian distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Customer Service Representative
15.76/hr., On-Call positions available. James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working team member with a “people-first” attitude ready to engage in a fun, collaborative work environment. Applicants must be able to interact with customers, process payments, schedule reservations, assists in opening or closing facilities and provide information and response to department-wide inquiries.

Facilities Specialist
$35,006 / year + Full-Time County Benefits. Williamsburg Regional Library, a nationally recognized, star-rated library, is looking for a public-service focused individual to join our facilities team. WRL contributes to a strong, informed, and resilient community by providing access to resources, programs, and public spaces. WRL delivers outstanding and equitable library services to all members of a diverse region. The Facilities Specialist performs responsible custodial, maintenance, and repair services for Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) buildings, including delivery of mail and supplies, as well as assisting the Lead Facilities Specialist as directed.

Facilities Specialist (Part-Time)
$16.83/hour + Part-Time County Benefits. Part Time Position Available (20 hours per week). Part Time hours includes Sunday, 9-1, Monday 9-1, Friday 9-1, and Saturday, 8-5. Williamsburg Regional Library, a nationally recognized, star-rated library, is looking for a public-service focused individual to join our facilities team. WRL contributes to a strong, informed, and resilient community by providing access to resources, programs, and public spaces. WRL delivers outstanding and equitable library services to all members of a diverse region.

Family Services Assistant I FR
$37,398 - $42,742 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits The James City County Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work educating clients about available social, health and economic resources; supporting and assisting clients by providing in-home counseling; and assisting with the implementation of prescribed service plans for Social Services programs. There are three levels of Family Services Assistant distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Family Services Specialist I/II/III (Adult Protective Services)
$45,704 - $52,339 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work providing support and assistance to agency customers with personal, social, health, and economic needs; counsel clients, make referrals, determine eligibility for social services, and serve as liaison between clients and ancillary agencies providing services. There are three levels of Family Services Specialist distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Family Services Specialist I/II/III (VIEW)
James City County’s Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work providing support and assistance to agency customers with personal, social, health, and economic needs; counsel clients, make referrals, determine eligibility for social services, and serve as liaison between clients and ancillary agencies providing services. This position predominantly carries a caseload of TANF VIEW cases. VIEW is a program of employment, education, and training opportunities to assist individuals with minor children who are TANF recipients in attaining the goal of developing economic independence. There are three levels of Family Services Specialist distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Firefighter I/II/III/IV
$51,109 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County is offering exciting opportunities for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! In addition to providing fire and emergency medical services, James City County Fire Department has several special teams in technical rescue, open water/dive rescue, honor guard and tactical medic. Divisions within the Department include: Health and Safety, Operations, Training, EMS, Planning, Fire Marshal's Office, Administration, Emergency Management and Emergency Communications.

Housing Specialist I/II/III
$42,734 - $48,903 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. The James City County Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work assisting program applicants with housing services and economic needs; determines eligibility, coordinates housing related services, provides counseling, and conducts reporting for several federal, state and locally funded housing assistance programs. There are three levels of Housing Specialist distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Human Resource Specialist I/II/III
$52,339 - $60,011 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work coordinating the day-to-day administration of comprehensive human resource activities for the General Services Department. There are three levels of the Human Resource Specialist General Services Department distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Industrial Electrician, Instrumentation, and Control Specialist I/II/III/IV
$4,000 signing bonus offered to candidate hired into the position. $56,036 - $82,600 / year DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform experienced work maintaining and repairing control system equipment such as electrical, electronic, microprocessor and variable frequency drives, electro-mechanical, power generation and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) components. There are four levels of Industrial Electrician, Instrumentation and Control Specialist distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Inspection Supervisor
$60,011 / year or higher DOQ +Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department is hiring an Inspection Supervisor to perform advanced technical work in the oversight and inspection of capital improvement construction projects for compliance with County, State, and Federal Ordinances, including but not limited to, Virginia Stormwater Regulations, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission Regional Construction Standards, Virginia Building Codes, and Virginia Department of Transportation Road and Bridge Standards.

Instructor I/II/III - Community Recreation
$15.00 - $35.00/hour, DOQ; on-call (up to 20 hours/week). James City County Parks and Recreation seeks individuals to plan, execute, and instruct special interest, sports, and outdoor education classes/camps seasonally for youth and/or adults, on an as-needed basis. Specifically, looking for individuals qualified to teach classes and/or camps in areas of sports (basketball, soccer, multi-sport, etc.), outdoor skills (camping, cooking, fishing, hiking), outdoor adventure (geocaching, kayaking, canoeing, etc.), and special interests (arts, culinary, specialized programs) but will consider any additional topics as well as stated in the application.

Instructor I/II/III - Pottery
$15.00 - $35.00/hour, DOQ; on-call (up to 20 hours/week). James City County Parks and Recreation seeks individuals to plan, execute, and instruct pottery programs for youth and/or adults, on an as-needed basis. Specifically, looking for individuals with some experience in pottery equipment maintenance and kiln firing. All experience of pottery and ceramics experience will be considered.

Landscape Maintenance - Team Lead
$39,968 or higher DOQ + $2,000 Sign On Bonus + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department is hiring a Lead Groundskeeper to perform experienced work serving as a lead worker for the landscaping and maintenance of County-owned property including parks, athletic fields, rights-of-way, and other grounds and planted areas. Signing bonus of $2000 is offered to eligible candidates.

Landscape Maintenance Worker (Part Time)
$15.76 – 17.98 / hour or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits. Part Time Position Available (20 hours per week). James City County’s General Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work maintaining the appearance of grounds for various facilities including cutting grass, repairing damaged lawns, pruning trees and shrubs, applying horticultural chemicals and securing areas for public safety in emergencies. There are three levels of Landscape Maintenance Worker distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Landscape Maintenance Worker I/II/III
Candidates offered a full-time position are eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus! **ask for more details. Salary Dependent on Qualifications + Full-Time County Benefits. Typical schedule is Monday – Friday. James City County Grounds Maintenance Division is hiring multiple Full Time Landscape Maintenance Workers in the following sections: athletic field maintenance, park landscaping, and stormwater facility maintenance.

Lifeguard
$16.83 / hour or higher DOQ. On-Call positions available (up to 28 hours per week). James City County’s Parks and Recreation Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work ensuring the safety of swimmers, enforcing safety rules, promoting water safety, and maintaining pool or beach areas.

Maintenance Specialist I/II/III/IV
Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work in the maintenance, repair and installation of mechanical and electrical systems used within the JCSA’s water and wastewater systems, which includes power distribution and generation systems, industrial class pumps and related electrical control systems.

Nurse Practitioner
Competitive Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center is hiring a Nurse Practitioner to perform advanced work providing primary health care services to patients within the context of a primary care center.

Park Attendant (Seasonal)
$15.76 / hour or higher DOQ. Seasonal (up to 40 hours per week, April-September) positions available. James City County Parks and Recreation is seeking self-guided and motivated applicants to perform responsible service work in the daily operation of our award-winning parks. If you enjoy nature, history, sports, and most importantly, working outdoors, here’s an exciting employment opportunity for you to get paid to do what you enjoy. The department operates 19 parks, including trails and playgrounds, from Chickahominy Riverfront Park to Jamestown Beach Event Park, Upper County Park to Veterans Park (Kidsburg), and Little Creek Reservoir Park, James City County Marina, Warhill Sports Complex, the Skate Park, and more.

Park Attendant, Lead (Seasonal)
$17.12/hour, or higher DOQ; seasonal position (up to 40 hours/week). James City County Parks and Recreation seeks an individual to perform responsible work assisting in the daily operation of Jamestown Beach Event Park including directing staff, assisting patrons, monitoring activities, and maintaining cleanliness of the beachfront park.

Planner I/II/III
Competitive Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Planner to join our dynamic team. Nestled between the James River and the York River, James City County is located in the heart of the Historic Triangle, which includes Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. With a population of approximately 80,000 residents, James City County is a vibrant community that is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. As a Planner for James City County, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of planning projects and initiatives that help shape the future of this great community.

Police Officer I/II
$54,810 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. Signing Bonus: $5,000 (half paid upon hire, half paid after field training). Education Incentive: $3,000 for a bachelor's degree or higher or $1,500 for an associate degree, or 60 earned credit hours from an accredited college or university (amount is added to your salary).

Program Coordinator I/II/III (Sports/Outdoors)
$42,734 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. James City County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an enthusiastic individual with high professionalism and ability to work in a team environment in the planning, development, supervision, management, and evaluation of comprehensive county-wide sports & athletics and outdoor camps, classes, events and activities for families and individuals of all ages. Work schedule is generally Monday – Friday, 40 hrs./wk. between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to include some early mornings, late evenings, and weekends. There are three levels of Program Coordinator distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Real Estate Appraiser I/II/III
$48,903 - $60,011 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Real Estate Assessment Division seeks an individual to perform responsible work assembling, evaluating, and analyzing information about property values and using this information to produce uniform, accurate appraisals of residential property in conformance with applicable statutes, codes, and standards of professional practice. There are three levels of Real Estate Appraiser distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Recreation Leader I/II (Summer Camp - Elementary)
$14.78/hour, part-time regular, on-call or seasonal. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks an enthusiastic individual with great leadership and customer service skills. Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and organize and conduct a variety of fun activities such as sports, games, and arts and crafts for children ages 5 - 12 in the summer camp program.

Recreation Leader I/II (Summer Camp - Teens)
$14.78/hour, part-time regular, on-call or seasonal. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks an enthusiastic individual with great leadership and customer service skills with the desire to work with the teen population. Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and organize and conduct a variety of fun activities such as sports, games, and arts and crafts for children ages 10-14 in a summer camp program.

Section Chief
$64,283 - $100,916 / year DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Building Safety and Permits Division seeks an individual to perform advanced work supervising staff to ensure compliance of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional structures with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and appropriate County ordinances.

Senior Accountant
$56,036 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Financial and Management Services Department seeks an individual to perform experienced accounting work including but not limited to preparing financial schedules and reports and managing capital assets and leases for the County and its fiscal agencies.

Senior Accounting Technician (Parks & Recreation)
$42,734/yr. or higher DOQ + Full-time County Benefits. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks a highly self-motivated, customer-focused, team-oriented individual with excellent organizational skills to perform advanced work supporting the comprehensive planning and implementation of the department's accounting, purchasing and financial functions. The normal weekly work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5p.m. with occasional evenings and weekends.

Senior Customer Service Representative
$35,006 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County Recreation Center is seeking someone who wants to have fun at work but is also enthusiastic and hard-working with a “people-first” attitude! The James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Community Center are a part of the award-winning James City County Parks & Recreation department and are looking for someone to interact with customers, process payments, schedule reservations, assists in opening or closing facilities and, provide information in response to inquiries not only about the Centers but also James City County and all that it has to offer.

Senior Pretrial and Probation Officer
$52,339 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Colonial Community Corrections Agency is seeking an individual to perform experienced professional work providing supervision for assigned staff responsible for supervision of defendants referred to pretrial supervision by the courts or a magistrate.

Spray Technician
$39,968 or higher DOQ + $2,000 Sign On Bonus + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department is hiring a Spray Technician to perform responsible work in the area of pesticide maintenance for County parks and other grounds and planted areas throughout James City County. Signing bonus of $2000 is offered to eligible candidates.

Summer Reading Assistant (Seasonal)
$14.78 / hour; Seasonal positions available (up to 40 hours/week, April-September). Williamsburg Regional Library, a nationally recognized, star-rated library, is looking for public-service focused individuals to join our summer reading team. Summer Reading Assistants perform responsible work conducting youth story times and other tasks facilitating summer reading at Williamsburg Regional Library Buildings and occasionally at various outreach sites.

Transit Supervisor (WATA)
$48,903 / year + Full-Time County Benefits. The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority seeks an individual to perform experienced work ensuring the efficient operation of WATA’s daily transportation services and supervision of assigned staff; manages equipment in the performance of operational services.

Victim Advocate
$45,704 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office seeks an individual to perform reliable work providing crisis intervention and facilitating an understanding of the criminal justice system to victims and witnesses of crime, as well as assisting citizens involved in the criminal justice system with services available at the local, state, and national level.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker I/II/III/IV
The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing the JCSA’s water and wastewater systems. Must be able to work an on-call schedule and respond to after-hours emergencies. May be designated to work during closures, after hours, and during emergencies. Salary Negotiable depending on qualifications plus Full-Time County Benefits. There are four levels of Wastewater Collection Utility Worker distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled.

Water Distribution Utility Worker I/II/III/IV
The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing the James City Service Authority (JCSA) water distribution systems. Must be able to work an on-call schedule and respond to after-hours emergencies. May be designated to work during closures, after hours, and during emergencies. Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. There are four levels of Water Distribution Utility Worker distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled.

Waterworks Operator I/II/III/IV/V
The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform experienced work operating, maintaining and repairing the James City Service Authority’s (JCSA’s) Water Production Section’s facilities, equipment and related appurtenances. There are five levels of Waterworks Operator distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled. The work location and the Water System/Facility classification being operated will dictate the minimum level of Waterworks Operator required.

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