West Piedmont Planning District Commission - Senior Planner

 The position of Senior Planner is a full-time professional position with the West Piedmont Planning District Commission (WPPDC) working under the supervision of the Executive Director. The desired candidate will serve as a key member of the Commission’s management team along with the Executive Director and the Deputy Director.
 The Senior Planner will provide leadership and support in all of the Commission’s planning initiatives including, but not limited to, regional strategic planning, community/economic development, environmental planning, rural/urban transportation, hazard mitigation, local comprehensive plan development, land use planning and other technical assistance to the Commission’s local government members. The position will require the selected candidate to perform grant writing, management, reporting and administrative duties related to state and federal grants. The position requires engagement in planning efforts and other activities with diverse stakeholder groups to promote regional cooperation and collaboration.
 The Senior Planner will participate in planning and administrative support duties in support of the WPPDC’s role as agent for the Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).
 The above description is intended to provide a general overview of typical work to be performed by this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of requirements, responsibilities or specific tasks; other duties for the position are to be expected and typically assigned dependent upon the periodic needs of the WPPDC.

Senior Planner Job Description

A letter of application, resume, a minimum of three professional references and salary history may be submitted to David Hoback, Executive Director, West Piedmont Planning District Commission, P.O. Box 5268, Martinsville, VA 24115-5268; dhoback@wppdc.org The deadline for accepting application is February 21, 2020. The WPPDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant based on protections afforded by Title VI and other federal/state employment law.

Police Officer

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently accepting applications for a pool of qualified individuals for a very dedicated and broad-based police officer position. We are seeking to find a very diverse individual who is   willing to be part of a small inclusive department.   

 Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age. Must have a valid Virginia driver's license. High school graduate or equivalent. Current law enforcement certification through DCJS not required but is preferred.  Continued education through college or law enforcement is a plus. Residency in Franklin County required within one year of employment. Successful applicants are required to pass an initial written test and physical agility as well as a comprehensive background investigation, physical, evaluation, and screenings.

 Responsibilities will include but not limited to proactive patrol of corporate limits utilizing community policing methods; maintenance of open communication with supervisors and other officers by oral and written reports; conduct and/or assist others in investigations, traffic control, and event security; protect property and provide public safety services; accurately record information on standard forms and incident reports; testify in legal proceedings; perform basic law enforcement duties with the capability to exercise considerable judgment in application of local, state, and federal laws.  Excellent fringe benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment AND a Personal History Statement form to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151.  Application, Personal History Statement, and complete job description for the position are listed below.

Job Description
Employment Application
Police Department Personal History Statement (Must accompany application when applying for Police Department Position)

Obtaining an Application

A Town of Rocky Mount application is required for all job postings. Area residents may obtain employment application material from the Finance Department in the Town of Rocky Mount Municipal Building located at 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. An online version of Town of Rocky Mount employment application is available below for your convenience. Town of Rocky Mount employment applications are not to be altered in any way. Detection of application alterations will disqualify such applications from being reviewed. 

Employment Application

Police Department Personal History Statement (Must accompany application when applying for Police Department Position)

Submitting an Application

Applications may be submitted in person or via mail, e-mail, or fax. Application materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date or as otherwise stated in the job posting. If submitting application via e-mail, please make sure to include the position you are applying for in the subject line. If submitting application via fax, please include a cover sheet to the attention of Amy Gordon and indicate the number of pages being sent.  NOTE: Please see job posting for required documents needed to accompany application. An application will not be considered unless all documents are received.

Contact Information

Town of Rocky Mount
Attn: Amy D. Gordon
345 Donald Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Phone: 540-483-5243 Fax: 540-483-8830
Email: adooley@rockymountva.org
The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.