Employment

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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The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Full-Time Flex Public Works
  • Part-Time Parks and Recreation Summer Maintenance Staff
  • Part-Time Parks and Recreation Cedar Hill Cemetery Maintenance Staff
  • Part-Time Parks and Recreation Pool Lifeguard
  • Part-Time Parks and Recreation Pool Front Desk Attendant

Job applications and job descriptions can be found at www.covington.va.us under “City Government” and then “Employment”. For additional information, or to submit an application, please contact the City via email at jobapp@covington.va.us or Human Resources at 540-965-6310. Job Applications can also be mailed to Human Resources at 333 W. Locust Street, Covington, Virginia 24426.

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 Flex Public Works - Covington VA:

General Description

This full-time position is a part of the City’s Public Works Department requiring skills and understanding of multiple functional areas within the department.  This job will require working flexible assignments based on departmental needs daily within Streets, Utilities, and Solid Waste (Refuse Collections) operational areas.

 

Requirements/Preferences

High School diploma or GED.  Valid State Operator’s License, CDL or the ability to obtain.

Salary and Benefits

Minimum starting salary is dependent up qualifications and will be discussed during interview process.  The City offers a generous benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, VRS retirement, paid leave and holidays. Following a conditional offer of employment, applicant must pass a physical examination and drug screening.

 

Application Process

Interested applicants are requested to complete a City employment application which can be found at www.covington.va.us under “City Government” and then “Employment”.   A full job description can be found online as well as with the application. Applications are to be sent via email to jobapp@covington.va.us or mailed to City of Covington, Human Resources-Full-Time Flex Position, 333 W. Locust Street Covington, VA 24426.  Failure to follow the application process instructions may result in non-consideration of the application.  Position(s) will remain open until filled and first interviews will begin the week of February 19-23, 2024.

 

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.

Part-Time Parks and Recreation Summer Maintenance Staff
Part-Time Parks and Recreation Cedar Hill Cemetery Maintenance Staff
Part-Time Parks and Recreation Pool Lifeguard
Part-Time Parks and Recreation Pool Front Desk Attendant - Covington VA:

 

The City of Covington is accepting applications for seasonal part-time employment at Cedar Hill Cemetery and Parks and Rec for maintenance and pool staff (lifeguards, front desk attendants) thru 5:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2024:  Summer Part-Time Parks and Recreation  (Salary $12.00 Hour) Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. 

Applications can be found at www.covington.va.us under “City Government” and then “Employment” or call 540-965-6360 to arrange to pick-up an application.  Applications can be dropped off or mailed to Parks and Recreation Attn: Seasonal Part-Time Employment @ 333 W Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426, or emailed back to tsmals@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.

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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