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Essex County Library

Job Title:  Library Director
Status:  Full time, Exempt  Salary:  Grade 115, $47,688 - $76,302


APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. The first round of applications should be received no later than July 10, 2017. Subsequent screening of applications will occur as needed until the position is filled.

Essex Public Library, in Tappahannock, VA, is seeking highly qualified applicants for a Library Director.   Essex County lies along the beautiful Rappahannock River in Virginia’s historic Middle Peninsula. The county seat is at the intersection of Highway 17 and Rt. 360, just 1 hour east of Richmond, VA and serves as the economic hub for this rural population of 11,000 friendly people.     We offer a cozy, slower paced lifestyle while still providing the services of a good hospital, an expanding park system, water access, a thriving farmer’s market and an array of civic organizations. Come lead this team of happy library staff dedicated to serving our county and its citizens.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Library Director reports directly to the Library Board while being employed by the County of Essex, thus eligible for both county health and Virginia Retirement System benefits. The Library Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Library operations to efficiently and effectively serve the public needs. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication and networking skills who is ready to help this vibrant institution meet community needs for a variety of library services.

The Library Director is expected to:

Plan, organize, direct and coordinate library activities.
Supervise preparation and execution of department budget and maintenance of library accounts, records and bill payments, subject to central finance requirements.
Select library materials.
Enforce library policies as set by the Governing Board and develop library procedures.
Direct maintenance of statistical records on library activities, in accordance with State Library Board policies.
Stimulate and guide public relations activities and staff planning for service programs of the library.
Assign, schedule and review work of subordinates.
Attend meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars.
Meet with civic, community, and other interested groups to explain library services.
Maintain a program of long-range planning for the library.
Direct recruitment and selection of professional and paraprofessional employees and conduct staff meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of a master’s program in library and/or information science from an ALA accredited library school required and four years of progressively responsible public library experience, with at least 1 year in a managerial/supervisory capacity preferred.  Must be certified, or eligible for certification, as a professional librarian by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
External/Internal Candidates:  Interested applicants must submit a resume to Kevin P. Dolan, kevin.dolan@bankatunion.com, and an online application to the County of Essex.  The application may be found at the bottom of this page.  The application may be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, at psmith@essex-virginia.org.

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or sex in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.


Essex County Library

Job Title: Summer Part-Time Library Page – Essex Public Library 
Approx. 20 hours per week, week days and some Saturdays, $9.49 per hour


The Essex Public Library is seeking a dependable individual who will shelve books, assist patrons, work the circulation desk and help with programs.

For more information please contact the Bess Haile/Library Director at 804-443-4945.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained at the bottom of this page or from the library.  Application deadline is June 2, 2017.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

ESSEX COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION

Job Title: Seasonal – Part-Time Pool Attendant (5 positions being hired)
Up to 25 Hours per week, May 24 – September 4, 2017, $7.50 per hour

The Essex County Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Pool Attendant working primarily at the Marsh Street Pool.  The position will be responsible for concession sales, grounds keeping, cleaning, maintenance and other tasks as required in an outdoor environment.

For more information on all Parks and Recreation summer pool positions please contact Kay Carlton at 804-443-2470.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained at the bottom of this page.  Return completed applications to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P.O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Application deadline is May 19, 2017.  Internal applicants in good standing do not need to re-apply, but must indicate their wish to return in writing to Ms. Carlton or Ms. Smith by May 12, 2017.  Internal applicants in good standing will be given first priority.  Open until filled.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Essex County

Job Title: County Planner 
Status:  Full time, Salary:  $37,069 – 59,311
Pay Grade:  111, FLSA Status:  Non-exempt


Essex County, Virginia, is accepting applications for the newly created full-time position of County Planner.  Essex County is a predominantly rural county located on the Virginia Middle Peninsula along the banks of the Rappahannock River. This position will be responsible for a variety of community planning and land use code administration functions including zoning ordinance and subdivision ordinance permitting and administration.  The County Planner will work closely with the public, county staff, and elected and appointed County Boards and Commissions including the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Board of Supervisors.  Excellent writing and communication skills are a must.  This position will report to and be under the supervision of the County Administrator.

Minimum requirements for the position are a Bachelors’ degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field with three or more years of public or private sector community planning experience with demonstrated knowledge and experience in zoning and subdivision ordinance administration and enforcement, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience with Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act or other coastal/wetland regulations are desirable.  Applicants which possess experience and working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS will receive preferred status among candidates. The County provides a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

To be considered a completed County employment application form, cover letter, and resume is to be submitted to Timothy L.  Wilson, County Administrator, PO Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560.  For further information on the position, County benefits, and applying please call Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator at (804) 443-8155.  Open until filled. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2017.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

Employment Documents

Essex County Job Application

Please return completed applications to:

Mrs. Pam Smith,
Assistant County Administrator
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Esta institución es un proveedor de servicios con igualdad de oportunidades.


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