October 22nd, 2016

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Job Opportunities

Buena Vista, Virginia

Successful job applicants for the City of Buena Vista must pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug-screening test and must agree to submit to random on-the-job drug testing if hired. The City of Buena Vista offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance and retirement for full-time positions within the City of Buena Vista.

The City of Buena Vista is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age or political affiliation. For more information on equal employment opportunity laws click here.

The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for the following positions:



Public Works Administrative Assistant

The City of Buena Vista is seeking candidates for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant in the Public Works Department. This is a front line position in the Public Works Department. This position serves as a key source of information to the public, interfacing with residents and internal customers frequently. It requires a high level of social skills and emotional intelligence. We are looking for an organized and assertive individual who can deliver outstanding customer service. Candidates should be able to multitask and quickly shift focus and priorities on a daily basis. Associate’s degree is preferred, Municipal experience is a plus, but not necessary. The starting pay DOE.  For a copy of the job description, please click here.


If this position sounds like the right one for you, submit a resume, cover letter and a City of Buena Vista employment application to Ed Cahill, Director of Public Works. Materials will be accepted via email at water@bvcity.org; postal mail to 2735 Alleghany Ave., Buena Vista, VA 24416 Full job description and employment application are available at: www.Buenavista.org FLSA/ EOE


Animal Control Officer.  Send completed Commonwealth of Virginia application & resume to Buena Vista Police Department, Attn:  Administrative Assistant Cindy Harrison, 306 Park Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416. Deadline for applications is April 8, 2016 at 4pm. EOE



All applicants must fill out a Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment to be considered for a position within the City of Buena Vista.  Click here for an online version of the application.