CITY OF COVINGTON

Employment

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When positions are available they will be advertised in the local newspaper, Virginian Review and/or the Roanoke Times. Applications for employment may be obtained from the local Workforce Services office (Virginia Employment Commission located at 106 N. Maple Avenue, Covington, VA 24426) or by download from Download Central on our website. The City of Covington is an EEO Employer.

The City of Covington presently employs the following:

  • Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Animal Warden, Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic Supervisor
  • Building Official
  • Cemetery Sexton, Communications Officer, Crew Supervisor, Custodian
  • Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Deputy Treasurer, Director of Central Accounting
  • Equipment Operator
  • Landfill Foreman
  • General Maintenance Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Laborer, Landfill Scalehouse Attendant
  • Maintenance Superintendent
  • Parks and Recreation Director, Police Chief, Police Officer, Property Code Enforcer, Public Works Director
  • Refuse Collector
  • Senior Center Coordinator
  • Treatment Plant Chief Operator, Treatment Plant Operator, Truck Driver
  • Utility Worker, Utility Worker/Pump Station
  • Water Service Technician

The City of Covington's benefit package for fulltime employees consists of Local Choice Health Insurance, Minnesota Life Insurance, VRS, annual leave, sick leave, and holiday pay with additional optional benefits.

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Summer Part-Time Parks & Recreation Maintenance:

The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following position thru 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 28, 2021:  Summer Part-Time Parks and Recreation Maintenance (Salary $9.50 Hour) Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine manual skilled and semi-skilled labor such as laying out and marking fields for various sports, mowing, weed-eating, minor repair, and equipment maintenance.  Performs related work as required.

Please email jobapp@covington.va.us to request a job application or call 540-965-6360 to arrange to pick-up an application.  Applications can be mailed to Human Resources Department Attn: Summer Part-Time Employment Parks and Recreation Maintenance @ 333 W Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426, or emailed back to jobapp@covington.va.us

A valid Virginia Driver’s license is required.
The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

 

Seasonal Part-Time Employment @ Cedar Hill Cemetery:

The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following position thru 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 28, 2021:  Seasonal Part-Time Employment @ Cedar Hill Cemetery (Salary $9.50 Hour) Applicant must be at least 16 years of age.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine manual skilled and semi-skilled labor such as mowing, weed eating, minor repair and equipment maintenance. Performs related work as required. 

Please email jobapp@covington.va.us to request a job application or call 540-965-6360 to arrange to pick-up an application.  Applications can be mailed to Human Resources Department Attn: Seasonal  Part-Time Employment @ Cedar Hill Cemetery @ 333 W Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426, or emailed back to jobapp@covington.va.us

A valid Virginia Driver’s license is required.
The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

 

Summer Part-Time Employment Lifeguards/Front Desk Attendants:

The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following position thru 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 28, 2021:  Summer Part-Time Employment Lifeguards/Front Desk Attendants  (Salary $9.50 Hour) Lifeguard applicants must possess and present a copy of their Red Cross card upon completion of application. Applicants must be @ least 16 years of age.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This position performs supervision of pool attendees, custodial duties, youth activities, collection of fees and pool maintenance. Performs related work as required. 

Please email jobapp@covington.va.us to request a job application or call 540-965-6360 to arrange to pick-up an application.  Applications can be mailed to Human Resources Department - Attn: Summer Part-Time Employment Lifeguards/Front Desk Attendant @ 333 W Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426, or emailed back to jobapp@covington.va.us

The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

 

Full-Time Motor Equipment Operator I :

The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following position thru 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 5, 2021: Full-Time Motor Equipment Operator I (Starting Salary $14.12 Hour - $29,379 Annual)  Includes a generous benefits package including paid leave, retirement, health and life insurance.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This position performs semi-skilled work in the operation of heavy trucks and related automotive equipment. Work involves the safe and efficient operation of trucks in maintenance, construction, and refuse collection activities. Performs related work as required.  A full job description is available upon request.

Please email jobapp@covington.va.us to request a job application or call 540-965-6320 to arrange to pick up an application.  Applications can be mailed to Human Resources Department - Attn: Motor Equipment Operator I @ 333 W Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426, or emailed back to jobapp@covington.va.us

Following a conditional offer of employment, the applicant must pass a post-offer physical examination and drug screening.  A valid Virginia Driver’s license and CDL is required.
The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

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