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Accountant I/II
$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.

Accounts Payable Supervisor
$60,011/ year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Financial & Management Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work overseeing the operations of accounts payable for the County and its fiscal agencies, including supervising staff, managing workflows, and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of payments; maintains the official financial records, reviews disbursements, prepares 1099 statements, reconciles reports with the general ledger, prepares financial reports; and assist with audits.

Administrative Coordinator I/II/III
Competitive Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team. As an Administrative Coordinator for James City County, you will have the opportunity to support the Community Development Department and its Planning Division on a wide range of planning projects and initiatives that help shape the future of this great community. You will also work with the Zoning, Neighborhood Development, and Building Safety and Permits divisions on a frequent basis.

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 Director General Services Department
$90,985 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s General Services Department seeks an individual to perform high level professional work requiring management, supervisor, and analytical skills as well as knowledge of General Services’ programs and operations. Assists General Services Director in the management and administration of the General Services Department.

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.

Attorney I/II
$84,843 - $90,985 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Circuit Court seeks an individual to provide legal research and recommendations to the Judges of the Williamsburg and James City County Circuit Court judges; provide overall training, direction and supervision to law clerks; and perform related work as directed by the Judges.

Budget Management Specialist (Internal Candidates Only May Apply)
$60,011 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Parks & Recreation Department is hiring a Budget Management Specialist with excellent organizational skills to perform advanced work leading the comprehensive planning and implementation of the Department's accounting, budgeting, payroll, purchasing and financial functions. The normal weekly work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5p.m. with occasional evenings and weekends. Internal Candidates Only May Apply.

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. The James County General Services Department seeks an individual to perform s 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’s Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work identifying and providing services to address needs of children and their families through the provision of community-based services.

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.

Clinical Assistant
Competitive Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center seeks an individual to performs responsible work providing customer support in a medical center, including carrying out varied and complex procedural support within the context of a primary care center.

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.

Engineer I/II/III/IV (Wastewater and Water) *Signing Bonus Available
$4,000 signing bonus offered to the candidate hired into the position. $68,877 / year DOQ + Full time County Benefits. James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks individuals to perform responsible engineering work including design, construction and administration of capital improvement projects or programs, review and approval of development projects, studies and analyses for water/wastewater systems, and inspection of public and private development and capital improvement projects related to water/wastewater facilities.

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.

Facilities Technician I/II/III (Electrical)
$39,968 - $52,339 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. The James City County General Services Department seeks an individual to perform experienced electrical work including installation, maintenance and repair work on electrical wiring systems, controls, and machinery in all County facilities. There are three levels of Facilities Technician distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

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.

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.

Fitness Attendant
$14.78 / hour (On Call positions available up to 20 hours per week). James City County’s Parks & Recreation Department is hiring Performs responsible service maintenance work assisting patrons and overseeing daily operations of fitness center. Ensures safety and sanitation standards, performs orientations, and conducts minor equipment repairs as needed.

Health & Wellness Assistant
$16.82-$25.99/hour DOQ (Depending on Qualifications). The James City County Recreation Center seeks a motivated Health & Wellness Assistant to provide vital support to our Health & Wellness Coordinator. This role is central to enhancing community health and fitness, involving direct engagement in large group fitness programs and administrative responsibilities.

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.

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.

Information Systems Technician
$48,903 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Information Resources Management Department is hiring an Information Systems Technician to perform responsible work by providing technical and procedural support to end users of County information technology. Assembles, installs, and troubleshoots computer systems, ancillary equipment, and software.

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.

Lead Park Attendant (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.

Library Director
$104,689 - $165,566 DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. The Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) Board of Trustees seeks qualified candidates for the position of Library Director. The WRL Library Director will serve as Chief Executive Officer, reporting to and working in partnership with the Board of Trustees to develop, articulate, and further the library’s mission, vision, and strategic directions in a multi-jurisdictional relationship. WRL was named Virginia "Library of the Year" for 2023 and has been rated by the Library Journal as one of the best public libraries in the United States for over a decade. WRL serves the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County, all located in eastern Virginia’s Historic Triangle.

Mail Courier
$14.78 / hour. On-Call positions available. James City County’s Financial and Management Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work sorting, metering, and delivering mail to County and school buildings.

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.

Medical Assistant, LPN, or RN
Competitive Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center seeks an individual to provide responsible patient care and education in the context of a family practice in all facets of general medical practice in a primary care medical center.

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.

Plans Examiner I/II/III (Internal Candidates Only May Apply)
$52,339 - $60,011 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Community Development Department seeks an individual to perform experienced work reviewing residential and commercial plans and specifications for general conformance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC), federal and state laws, and local ordinances.

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 (Special Events/Special Interests)
$42,734 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks an individual to perform advanced professional work in the planning, development, supervision, management, and evaluation of comprehensive county-wide special events and special interest camps, classes, and activities for families and individuals of all ages. Work schedule will be Monday-Friday, 8a.m.- 5p.m. with some evenings and weekends.

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 (Special Events/Neighborhoods)
$14.78/ hour or Higher DOQ. On Call Positions Available. The James City County Parks & Recreation Department seeks high-energy individuals to work in a team environment as a Recreation Leader for Neighborhoods and Special Events. Work Schedule will be as needed including some nights and weekends.

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.

Reentry Coordinator
$45,704 or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County’s Colonial Community Corrections Agency is seeking an individual to perform independent responsible work through the use of sound judgment and discretion in the assessment of criminogenic needs of inmates returning to the local community. This professional will assist inmates in a successful transition into the community; and will also supervise a caseload of recently incarcerated probationers in accordance with Evidence Based Practices (EBP), supervision guidelines, and standards set by local policy and as established by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Security Monitor (Social Services - On Call)
$15.76 / hour or higher DOQ. On Call positions available (20 hours/week). The James City County Social Services Department seeks an individual to perform responsible work maintaining order and discipline throughout the James City County Department of Social Services buildings, parking lots and grounds, assisting Program Services staff in cleaning and setting up meeting rooms.

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.

Therapeutic Recreation Leader (Full-Time)
$30,747/year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an individual to assist in supervising, organizing and planning before and after school and summer programs for the inclusion of persons with disabilities. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred but not required. Successful candidates will have knowledge of diverse types of disabilities and be able to communicate effectively; work collaboratively with teachers and parents of those with disabilities; convey a positive attitude towards others; and have the ability to solve problems creatively. Classes and camp program schedules vary Mon. – Fri. between 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and occasional evenings and weekends.

Therapeutic Recreation Leader (Part Time)
$14.78/hour or higher DOQ + Partial County Benefits. Part Time Positions Available (up to 28 hours per week). James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an individual to assist in supervising, organizing and planning before and after school and summer programs for the inclusion of persons with disabilities. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred but not required. Successful candidates will have knowledge of diverse types of disabilities and be able to communicate effectively; work collaboratively with teachers and parents of those with disabilities; convey a positive attitude towards others; and have the ability to solve problems creatively. Classes and camp program schedules vary Mon. – Fri. between 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and occasional evenings and weekends.

Wastewater Collection Crew Leader (JCSA)
$48,903 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work overseeing the activities of an underground utility crew during their operations; plans, guides and performs work for the installation, maintenance and repair of JCSA’s wastewater collection system.

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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