February 23rd, 2017

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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:


Accounts Payable Clerk

The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for a full time Accounts Payable Clerk to work in the City Finance Department. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for performing activities including reviewing and processing for payment all vendor invoices and check requisitions and maintaining the files/records of all payments. The Accounts Payable Clerk will also process payroll during the Payroll Administrator’s absence and perform other administrative duties in the Finance Department. The city desires computer systems experience and ability to work in a variety of software applications such as accounting systems and Microsoft Word and Excel.

The applicant must have a high school diploma and an associate degree in accounting/business is preferred. Starting salary is $30,314 to $35,134 per year DOQ&E. The City has an excellent benefits package. Applications must be submitted to the City Finance Department, 2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 by 5:00 PM on Tuesday February 14, 2017. The City of Buena Vista is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Quality Operator
The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for the position of “Water Quality Operator”. This position works under supervision and includes operating the wastewater plant and equipment used to collect, treat, and dispose of domestic and industrial sewage efficiently in accordance with regulatory requirements and monitoring operations to determine treatment plant efficiency and quality. Requires lifting, performing routine semi-skilled and technical work. Position requires on-call, weekends and holiday work as needed. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A Class III or II Wastewater license issued by the state of Virginia is desired. A valid VA driver’s license is required. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Excel/Word is desired. Individual hired is required to obtain a Class II license within 6 months of obtaining required hours of experience to sit for Class II exam. Salary DOQ. A job description and City application may be obtained by contacting Trina Mastran at tmastran@bvcity.org. Submit applications to: Trina Mastran, Director of Water Quality, 2039 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416. Deadline is March 13, 2017.


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.