Department of Human Resources
The Department of Human Resources provides services that support and develop our employees in their service to the Town of West Point and its citizens.
Services include administration of payroll, benefits, recommendation and creation of employment practices, policies, procedures and labor laws; providing support to Town Departments with recruiting, hiring, and training of their employees; and the negotiation and administration of employee benefit plans, workers compensation and risk management programs.
Employment with the Town of West Point
Applications for employment with the Town of West Point are accepted only for positions which are currently open. Options to submit your application are as follows:
If not submitting online, applications will be accepted by mail or hand delivery.
If you are applying for a position with the West Point Police Department you will also be required to complete the Personal History Questionnaire available for download here. This questionnaire must be either mailed or hand delivered (no online submission will be accepted).
Open Positions with the Town of West Point
SUMMER INTERN - TOWN ADMINISTRATION - P/T Temporary
The Town of West Point is seeking a Junior or Senior high school student to work as an intern in the Town Manager’s Office and/or other Town Departments as assigned. This position will be a temporary position to work on special projects or assignments under the direction of the Town Manager or an appropriate Department Head. Good communications skills and computer experience a must. The pay for this position will be minimum wage; $7.25 per hour. It is anticipated that the Intern will work 20 to 30 hours per week throughout the summer months.
Interested applicants must complete a Town of West Point Application. Submit application and resume’ to the Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 152, West Point, VA 23181 or deliver to 329 Sixth Street, West Point, VA. Applications may be obtained at Town Hall or online a www.west-point.va.us. Applications will be accepted until May 23, 2016.
This is a permanent, full-time (after 12 month probation) position
NATURE OF THE WORK: Directly supervises the operation of water utility, refuse collection, buildings and grounds maintenance, and streets and alleys maintenance or through department crew leaders. Also plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates programs, services, and equipment within the Public Works Department.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have high school diploma plus at least 5 years’ experience in public works or a related field. Applicant must have overall knowledge of the operations of the Public Works Department, town geography, and applicable laws, regulations, ordinances and department procedures. Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s license and an acceptable driving record based upon Town of West Point criteria and be willing to obtain a Virginia Commercial Driver’s license within 12 months. Applicant must have good oral and written communication skills.
Complete benefits package is available for this position.
Starting Salary: $40,582.21
CLOSING DATE: Qualified individuals may obtain a Town of West Point Application available at 329 Sixth Street, West Point or www.west-point.va.us. A copy of the job description is also posted available online. Submit application and a current driving transcript to the Department of Human Resources. Position open until filled.
The Town of West Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.