All resumes must be received with a completed CVPDC applicaion, found at the end of each position listed.  Candidates who submit resumes without a CVPDC application may not be conisdered.  Send resume and required CVPDC application and resume via email to:  hr@cvpdc.org or mail to:  Central Virginia Planning District Commission, Attn:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg VA  24504. 

 

 

Regional Planner - CVPDC

General Job Statement

The Regional Planner is responsible for executing professional planning duties, managing a variety of projects and assignments that will benefit the Central Virginia Planning District Commission, its ten member localities, and agency partner agencies.  The Regional Planner will be responsible for project execution in a range of planning disciplines including transportation planning, active transportation planning, environmental planning, emergency planning, community development, housing studies and economic development.  Activities may include grant writing, grant management, program development, committee management and other duties as assigned.  The Regional Planner supports projects under the direction of the Deputy Director of Planning and the Executive Director. 

The CVPDC provides an ideal environment for a motivated and creative individual to develop and expand their professional skills. Flexibility in work program and projects  provide an opportunity for our planners to work in various areas of CVPDC program services which include rural development, physical planning and project management, economic development, comprehensive planning, and grant administration.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Develop transportation demand management (TDM), commuter/multimodal service programs, and assist with other alternative transportation (bike, ped) planning project and studies. Includes coordination with VDOT, DRPT, and the CVPDC Transportation Planning Division. Activities include marketing RIDE Solutions , alternative program to commuter and businesses and increasing multimodal participation and outreach.

Assist in formulating the CVPDC Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) activities working with area environmental planners. Includes management of ad hoc committee, preparing agendas, meeting, coordinating meeting topics, and formation of implementation strategy. Assist with the development of future Scopes of Work and project activities.

Assist localities with the development of comprehensive plans, specialized community development or land use projects, and the development and management of grants and projects that strengthen the local and regional quality of life.

Primary Program Responsibilities:

Collect and analyze a variety of statistical data, providing information in the appropriate format, either written, verbal, or graphic, to local, state, or federal program stakeholders.

Provide information and technical assistance to other agencies involved with regional development activities.

Conduct studies related to planning areas of identified regional significance; as need prepare reports, presentations, and grant applications to advance program initiatives.  

Assist localities and development agencies in determining and activating projects and programs, securing  funding and continuing operation and monitoring of programs.

Prepare detailed technical reports and memoranda and assist staff in the preparation of  plans in a variety of planning areas.

Coordinate public participation and outreach according to local, regional, and state agency program  policies. Activities include coordination with media, social media, community meetings and response to stakeholder input.

Attend meetings, workshops, and other necessary events, including evenings and occasional    weekends, to execute program projects.

Maintain and expand planning best practices knowledge and integrate concepts into projects and   CVPDD programs.

Prepare program proposals, grant applications, and manages any project agency contractual requirements, including reports, state and federal document requirements, and financial oversight.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to research, analyze, prepare and present well organized technical documents and reports in written, verbal, and graphic formats.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues, appointed and elected officials, community groups, representatives of state, federal and other agencies and the general public.

Ability to interpret, analyze technical information and effectively communicate information, orally, in writing, and graphically, to the general public, regional stakeholders, and local, state, federal government partners.

Ability to plan, schedule, and organize work with minimal supervision and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to work under pressure, within time restraints, using judgment, discretion and initiative.

Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Office software. GIS skills, and graphic production software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite or similar), and website upkeep knowledge is preferred.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in urban, environmental or transportation planning, environmental science, geography, public policy, communication or related field.Two (2) years full time experience or Master’s Degree with one (1) year related experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) membership preferred.   Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  Starting salary range $41,928 to $48,000.

Send resume and required CVPDC application and resume via email to:  hr@cvpdc.org or mail to:  Central Virginia Planning District Commission, Attn:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg VA  24504.

CVPDC Application for Employment (.pdf)

CVPDC Application for Employment (.doc)

 

 

Accounting Manager - CVPDC

General Statement of Job

The Accounting Manager performs responsible professional and administrative duties and provides leadership for all financial and accounting operations of the CVPDC and affiliates including Region 2000 Services Authority, Central Virginia Workforce Development Board and Radio Board.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Perform and/or supervise all duties required to maintain financial operations of the CVPDC and affiliates.

Directly supervise office management and Financial Division employees in accordance with the Commission’s policies and applicable laws. 

Interview, hire and train employees; plan, assign and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems.

Attend all Board meetings and makes presentations on various financial and administrative issues.

Develop policies and procedures covering the financial operations of the CVPDC organizations.

Prepare financial statements, including monthly financial reports for various CVPDC organizations, and for Federal and State agencies, and reports required for the annual audit.

Maintain financial and support databases including all postings to ensure financials are accurate and timely.

Assist staff with questions concerning fiscal operations.

Prepare the Commission’s various annual budget and revenue and expenditure forecasts.

Manage projects related to accounting, budgeting and finance functions for the Commission.

Communicate with vendors regarding payroll and benefit administration for all CVPDC employees.

Reconcile bank statements, computerized databases and financial reports to the CVPDC’s financial software.

Coordinate all activities with external auditors as well as State and Federal auditors; provides documentation to support financials.

Maintain financial records and acts as fiscal agent for Central Virginia Workforce Development Board.

Ensure financial data is accurate and current, records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted principles and supported with proper documentation, and maintains effective internal controls. 

Compare budget to actual expenditures, ensures deviations are approved and authorized, and that only allowable costs are charged to the grant. 

Ensure annual independent audits of various organizations are performed as required. 

Perform purchasing/procurement services upon requests.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of the theories, principles and practices involved in governmental accounting and business management.

Thorough knowledge of local government regulations and codes related to accounting principles.

Thorough understanding and ability to use financial software; thorough understanding and ability to use MS Office software including Word and Excel.

Ability to interpret and analyze technical and statistical information and to communicate that information effectively in writing and orally.

Ability to organize work with minimal supervision and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to plan and accomplish goals, using skillful problem solving techniques.

Ability to research and prepare clear, concise and well-organized technical reports.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to work under pressure, within time restraints, using judgment, discretion and initiative.

Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, vendors, State and Federal officials, and appointed and elected officials.

Ability to work as part of a team and to adapt work habits and procedures as necessary to accommodate the organization.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in accounting or public finance.  Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred.

Five (5) years’ experience in public finance administration, including supervisory experience. 

CPA Certification preferred.  Government Finance Officers Association certification desirable.

Annual starting salary range $75,000 - $85,000.

Physical Conditions and Work Environment

Work is normally performed in office environment in a seated position.  Regularly required to use fingers and hands to operate computer and other equipment and to gather, sort and process documents; regularly required to talk and hear.  Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch, and to lift or moving objects of up to 30 pounds.  Requires close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Send resume and required CVPDC application and resume via email to:  hr@cvpdc.org or mail to:  Central Virginia Planning District Commission, Attn:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg VA  24504.

 

 CVPDC Application for Employment (.pdf)

CVPDC Application for Employment (.doc)

 

 

LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - Region 2000 Services Authority

General Statement of Job

The Landfill Equipment Operator performs routine manual duties usually following well-defined procedures including providing services to customers disposing their waste and trash and operating various other types of equipment under routine supervision. Problems encountered are simple to general in nature.  

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Place and compact refuse on a daily basis with track loader and compactor on set grade and slope.

Perform final grading and temporary closure operations as directed by Operations Manager.

Place soil or alternative daily cover over compacted waste.

Monitor landfill for illegal and/or hazardous waste and assists with waste screening.

Repair road surfaces when conditions warrant.

Operates and performs routine/major maintenance and repairs on various landfill and heavy equipment as required.

Clean and repairs residential drop off site as directed.

Assist with surveying operations to verify slopes and grades.

Assist with daily, weekly and quarterly gas well and gas flare monitoring and associated paperwork.

Haul leachate and move heavy equipment as directed.

Assist with Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan.

Perform grounds maintenance duties as assigned.

Study applicable service manuals and participates in technical training and certification programs to stay abreast of technological changes.

Study regulatory manuals and participate in Waste Management Facility training courses.

Attend meetings as required.

Perform other duties to provide direct or indirect service to the Service Authority members or customers as assigned.

When unusual situations occur and /or a local official declares a State of Emergency, all Services Authority employees may be required to accept and perform special assignments as needed to ensure appropriate service delivery.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to understand implications of decisions.

Ability to learn new skills and translates prior experience into new skills.

Exhibit common courtesy and basic communication skills to work within a team environment.

Ability to speak in a way that is clear and precise about what is required and clearly passes information on.

Listen and acquire job specific clarification.

Focus on solving conflict.

Follows through, resolves and seeks feedback regarding questions, requests and/or complaints in a timely manner.

Basic computer skills for maintaining equipment and inventory records.

Volunteers readily and seeks increased responsibility.

Ability to prioritize and complete projects in a timely manner.

Education and Experience

High school or completion of GED equivalent desired.

Three (3) years of experience as an Equipment Operator desired.

Valid Virginia Driver’s license.  Successful completion of CDL license with tanker and related endorsements desired; must be able to obtain a CDL physical card.

Qualify for insurance under the Authority’s Insurance Policy; successfully pass drug screening, background check and references.

Successful completion of the following classes with certificate within 3 years of employment:

  • Landfill Gas Well Monitoring class
  • Landfill Heavy Equipment Safety Training class
  • Landfill Operator Training Course
  • Waste Screening Class,
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan training class.
  • Approved supervisor training course
  • Other classes and licenses as required by the County or State.

Certified on each piece of equipment for operation and maintenance as determined by the Operations Manager and Director.

Physical Conditions and Work Environment

The work is performed mainly outdoors where the job requires exposure to the weather conditions and hazardous conditions.  The noise level of the working environment is loud. Work involves a high degree of physical strain. Ability to stoop, crouch, walk, push, pull lift and carry up to 50 pound loads over rough terrain climb on and off large equipment and work in all weather conditions.
 
Forward required application to hr@cvpdc.org or Central Virginia Planning District Commission, ATTN:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg, VA 24504.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Position open until filled.  Drug free environment. Priority response date 07/12/21.  VRS covered employer. EOE  Salary DOQ

 CVPDC Application for Employment (.pdf)

CVPDC Application for Employment (.doc)

 

LANDFILL MAINTENANCE WORKER - Region 2000 Services Authority

General Statement of Job 

The Landfill Maintenance Worker performs routine and procedural manual duties under constant supervision.  This position performs routine landfill operations, maintenance, and custodial duties, including operating a variety of machinery and equipment. Problems encountered are typically simple to general in nature. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Monitor landfill for illegal and/or hazardous waste and assist with waste screening.

Operate and repair various types of landfill maintenance equipment, manual and power tools as required.  Trains on more complex pieces of equipment of varying sizes.

Clean and repair residential drop off site as directed.

Assist with surveying operations to verify slopes and grades.

Perform grounds maintenance duties as assigned.  Initiates and participates in cleanup activity.

Study applicable service manuals and participates in technical training and certification programs to stay abreast of technological changes.

Study regulatory manuals and participates in Waste Management Facilities training courses.

Attend meetings, volunteers readily, and seeks increased responsibility.

Perform other duties to provide direct or indirect service to the Service Authority members or customers as assigned.

When unusual situations occur and /or a local official declares a State of Emergency, all Services Authority employees may be required to accept and perform special assignments as needed to ensure appropriate service delivery.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to learn Solid Waste Management Regulations regarding landfill, including identification of hazardous waste and other required training.

Ability to learn to safely operate heavy equipment such as loader and large trucks.

Ability to successfully complete a heavy equipment operator training within one year of employment.

Possess some mechanical knowledge or aptitude.  Ability to learn to repair mechanical equipment.

General knowledge of hand tools and standard practices of labor operation.

Ability to work flexible schedules.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions given in English.

Ability to listen and obtain clarification. 

Ability to speak in a way that is clear and precise about what is required and clearly relay information.

Possess common courtesy and basic communication skills to work within a team environment.

Ability to focus on solving conflict.  Follows through, resolves and seeks feedback regarding questions, requests and/or complaints in a timely manner.

Ability to complete tasks as well as ask questions and seek feedback in a timely manner.

Ability to understand the implications of decisions.

Ability to learn new skills and translate experience into new skills.

Education and Experience

High school or completion of GED equivalent desired;

Heavy equipment operating experience desirable or successful completion of Heavy Equipment Operator training within one year of employment.

 Valid Virginia Driver’s License; Successful completion of CDL license with tanker and related endorsements desired; must be able to obtain a CDL physical card;

Qualify for insurance under the Authority’s Insurance Policy; successfully pass drug screening, background check and references.

Successful completion of the following classes with certificate within two years:

  • - Landfill Gas Well Monitoring class
  • - Landfill Heavy Equipment Safety Training class
  • - Landfill Operator Training Course
  • - Waste Screening class
  • - Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Training class.
  • - Other classes and licenses as required by the County or State.

Physical Conditions and Work Environment

The work is performed mainly outdoors where the job requires exposure to the weather conditions and hazardous conditions.  The noise level of the working environment is loud.  Work involves a high degree of physical strain. One may be asked to lift and carry 50 pound loads over rough terrain, climb on and off equipment of varying sizes, and work in all weather conditions.

Forward required application to hr@cvpdc.org or Central Virginia Planning District Commission, ATTN:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg, VA 24504.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Position open until filled.  Drug free environment. Priority response date 07/12/21.  VRS covered employer. EOE  Salary DOQ

 CVPDC Application for Employment (.pdf)

CVPDC Application for Employment (.doc)

 

MECHANIC I - Region 2000 Services Authority

General Statement of Job

The Mechanic I provides a variety of basic mechanic tasks required to maintain safe and efficient performance of automotive and heavy equipment fleet under the supervision of the Solid Waste Operations Manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Performs required preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles according to maintenance schedules.

Uses electronic diagnostic tools and test equipment to determine mechanical problems.

Operate tools necessary to perform duties, including pneumatic tools, power tools, hand tools and test equipment.

Performs general maintenance and repair on gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, suspension and chassis, cooling, systems, electrical systems and hydraulic systems.

Conducts safety inspections of vehicles

May operate cutting and welding equipment.

Keeps record on maintenance and repairs performed on equipment using fleet management software.

Responds to emergency mechanical problems in the field.

Orders, picks up and maintain inventory of parts as directed.

Follows through, resolves and seeks feedback regarding questions, requests and/or complaints in a timely manner.

Reads, interprets and applies policies, procedures, etc.

Works with whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Perform a variety of duties in support of operational requirements and direct citizen service delivery such as acting as a back-up to other staff and response to weather-related and other emergencies as needed.

Attend meetings as required.

Perform other duties to provide direct or indirect service to the Service Authority members or customers as assigned.

When unusual situations occur and /or a local official declares a State of Emergency, all Service Authority employees may be required to accept and perform special assignments as needed to ensure appropriate service delivery.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to read and interpret parts and repair manuals, policies and procedures. 

Ability to study applicable service manuals and participates in technical training and certification programs to stay abreast of technological changes.

Ability to focus on solving conflict resolves and seeks feedback regarding questions, requests and/or complaints in a timely manner.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using all basic units of measure.

Work with whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Analyze situations and uses judgment within complex established procedures, practices or past precedents and understand implications of decisions.

Manage competing demands.

Ability to learn new skills and translates prior experience into new skills.

Volunteers readily and seek increased responsibility.

Display original thinking and creativity in making complex decisions.

Develop innovative approaches and ideas to improve processes, services, etc.

Education and Experience

High school or completion of GED equivalent desired.

One (1) year diesel/auto coursework or post-secondary school course work or relevant experience desirable.  Mechanic will provide their own tools up to 1”.

Experience with equipment maintenance, repair and troubleshooting preferred. 

Demonstrates intermediate Microsoft Office skills, and moderate skill in specific job related applications and equipment.  Ability to learn operation of the fleet management software.

Valid Virginia Driver’s License, CDL license and other licenses as required, and be insurable under the Authority’s Insurance Policy.

Relevant background checks must be completed and approved.

Physical Conditions and Work Environment

Regularly required to stand for long periods of time, and to use fingers and hands to operate equipment and to gather, sort and process documents.  Occasionally required to sit, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch, and to lift up to 50 pounds.  Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus.  May be required to work outside of normal work hours, to report to work during inclement or unusual weather or other conditions or to respond in other abnormal situations.

Forward required application to hr@cvpdc.org or Central Virginia Planning District Commission, ATTN:  Human Resources, 828 Main Street, 12th Floor, Lynchburg, VA 24504.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Position open until filled.  Drug free environment. Priority response date 07/12/21.  VRS covered employer. EOE  Salary DOQ

 CVPDC Application for Employment (.pdf)

CVPDC Application for Employment (.doc)