Accountant, City of Buena Vista

Salary: $41,000- $43,415 + benefits

The City of Buena Vista (Pop. 6,600) is seeking an energetic, creative finance professional to join our team. The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or financial management and possess a minimum two years of experience in a governmental setting, a private industry as an accountant or finance employee, or a position with similar responsibilities and authority. Recent college graduates are also encouraged to apply. The accountant will maintain and balance accounts, prepare monthly financial reports, make adjusting entries, perform general accounting functions, aid independent auditors in our annual financial audit, reconcile bank accounts and perform other accounting duties as assigned.

Send resumes to Finance Director, City of Buena Vista, Attn: Accountant, 2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or email cclemmer@bvcity.org. Closing date is February 22, 2019. The City of Buena Vista is an EOE.

The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for the position of “Water Quality Operations Supervisor (WWTP Chief Operator).”

This position works under the supervision of the Water & Sewer Supervisor in the Public Works Department and provides oversight to staff operating and maintaining wastewater treatment facilities. Responsibilities include supervising wastewater plant functions through the implementation of policies and procedures to efficiently operate the WWTP and equipment used to collect, treat, and dispose of waterborne domestic and industrial waste in accordance with regulatory requirements. Requires performing routine semiskilled and technical work and serves as back-up for the Laboratory Manager. Position requires employee to be on-call and work weekends and holidays as needed. Cross training in the area of water treatment may be required.

Applicant should possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a Class II Wastewater license as issued through the Virginia authority and three years of experience as a Class II; prefer two (2) years of supervisory experience. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Must be computer literate and able to use Microsoft Excel and Word programs. The City is a member of the Virginia Retirement System and offers excellent benefits as part of their employment package. Salary is $45,000 to $50,000 based on qualifications.

A detailed job description of this position and City application may be obtained by contacting the Department of Public Works at 540-261-1444 or water@bvcity.org.

Submit application with resume and cover letter to: Trina Mastran, Director of Public Works, 2039 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or water@bvcity.org. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; early submittal is encouraged. Open until filled.

You can find an application form here.

POLICE OFFICER

Requirements:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Have a valid operator’s license with a good driving history
    • Clean criminal record

Applications may be obtained from the Buena Vista Police Department or downloaded here. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to Buena Vista Police Department, 306 Park Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or emailed to pdinfo@bvcity.org. If you have any questions please contact us at 540-261-6174. Applications may be obtained from the Buena Vista Police Department or downloaded here. Application deadline is December 1, 2017. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to Buena Vista Police Department, 306 Park Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or emailed to pdinfo@bvcity.org. If you have any questions please contact us at 540-261-6174.

The City of Buena Vista is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The City of Buena Vista is seeking seasonal workers for both the Streets Division and Building and Grounds Division of Public Works. Candidates must have a VA Drivers license and pass City drug test. Skills needed for include handling small tools, weed eaters, trimmers, push mowers, riding mowers, shovels, rakes etc. These positions primarily report to the Streets Supervisor and will assist in trimming and mowing right-of-ways and City property and other work associated with Street upkeep. One position reports to the Building & Grounds Supervisor for cleaning Park bathrooms during afternoon, evening and weekends. For more information and application please contact Trina Mastran, Director of Public Works at tmastran@bvcity.org and/or 540-261-1444.

You can find an application form here.