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DCR is looking for talented people to fill positions listed below. Unless otherwise stated in the job announcement, to be considered for a listed position, you must complete and submit an electronic state application by the close date stated in the job announcement.

Generally applications must be made through the RMS (electronic state application); however, in some instances (State Park positions only), we will accept paper applications. The paper application is here. Be sure to refer to the individual recruitment for specific requirements.

Full-time, salaried employment offers the choice of healthcare plans; vacation, family/personal and sick leave; sickness and disability plan, employer-paid life insurance; retirement; and deferred compensation with employer match. Certain positions require a criminal background check and/or a Conflict of Interest Financial Statement. Law-enforcement positions require a fingerprint-based FBI investigation. DCR is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

For seasonal and hourly positions at state parks, contact the particular park for details.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires must complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Executive branch agencies are required to use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov. Find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


Wastewater Treat. Plant Op (Utility Plant Spec. II) #00997 Shenandoah River SP Closes 3/13/13

Shenandoah River State Park is recruiting for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

Job descripton: Manage and maintain daily operation of 15,000 GPD sewer treatment plant. Perform daily testing of DO, CL2, Ph and monthly tests of TSS, CBOD, MLSS and volatile MLSS as well as daily testing, making adjustments as needed to ensure all parameters are met per DEQ requirements. Manage and maintain all three of the parks well systems to ensure all testing and sampling meet DH requirements. Minimum qualifications: Ability to supervise and work with all park staff regarding the operation of the sewer treatment plant and well systems. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Sewage treatment plant experience. Ground water well system experience. Knowledge and ability to perform preventive maintenance to pumps, aerators, diffusers and testing equipment. Ability to conduct chemical testing for pH, DO, CL2 and SSV. High school diploma or equivalent required. Current drivers license required.

Four year degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Practical or education related experience as it relates to management and operations of small package plants and groundwater well systems class IV water works and class IV waste water.

Hiring range: $28,629 - $49,225 Closes 3/13/13

Complete the Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment on-line on the Recruitment Management System (RMS), at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, “see resume” will not be considered.

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Veterans Encouraged to Apply.