Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority. VPPSA is an equal opportunity employer.

There are several positions currently available, please scroll down to see all.

Please follow the directions for application for each position as noted. If an employment application is required, you may click here and complete the online application or click here to download and print the employment application. The application may be mailed to the address on the application, or faxed to 757-259-9855. Applications are also available at:

  • VPPSA Field Office & Maintenance Facility, 480 Clancie Road, Shacklefords, VA
  • VPPSA Project Support Office at 475 McLaws Circle, Suite 3B, Williamsburg, VA (757-259-9850)
  • Compost Facility at 145 Goodwin Neck Rd in Yorktown, VA (facility is behind York County offices)
  • Any VPPSA site

All positions are open until filled. VPPSA is a smoke free, drug free workplace. EOE

AT THE PROJECT SUPPORT OFFICE

Accounting Technician

The Accounting Technician position is a part time position and offers excellent benefits including health insurance, and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Minimum of 30 hours per week with a starting hourly rate of $15.96 per hour or higher, depending on qualifications. Small office with great environment. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Accounting Technician is responsible for entering and verifying the daily accounting transactions for the Authority. Work involves maintaining official financial records and issuing financial reports; reviewing disbursement vouchers and issuing checks; and issuing accounts receivable invoices for payment from customers and member communities. Reports to and receives general supervision from the Executive Director and the Office Manager through discussions and consultations.

For additional information on position, please click here. To apply, please submit your resume with cover letter to kplumley@vppsa.org.

Deputy Director

Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA) is in search of a Deputy Director to help lead and direct a regional governmental organization that provides a variety of solid waste management services to Cities of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg and the Counties of Essex, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex, James City and York. The Deputy Director reports to the Executive Director. Salary is $80,000 per year or higher, DOQ, plus benefits including participation in the Virginia Retirement System, annual leave, sick leave, paid holiday, and health insurance.

VPPSA has a staff of 55 full-time employees and an annual operating budget approaching $10 million dollars, which approximately $5 million dollars are contracts with the private sector for solid waste services. The administrative staff currently includes the Executive Director, Deputy Director, Office Manager, Recycling Coordinator and Safety Officer, Project Analyst and a part-time Accounting Technician.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field (work experience in solid waste management and regional government is preferred), and 6 to 9 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

  • Budgeting
  • Human Resources
  • Employee relations, employee motivation
  • Operating multiple projects simultaneously
  • Budget management
  • Working with multiple community leadership teams
  • Forward thinker
  • The ability to adapt to changes
  • Understanding equipment and vehicles – operating costs and maintenance requirements
  • Bids – understanding Virginia procurement
  • Policy – managing, initiating, adjusting as necessary

Must Possess a valid drivers license

Please submit cover letter and resume to vppsa@vppsa.org.


AT THE COMPOST FACILITY in YORKTOWN

Full time position with excellent benefits including health insurance, retirement, and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Equipment Operator I – operate skid steer loaders. Assists with maintenance on all equipment, both daily and monthly service. Interacts with the public.  Requires ability to perform required tasks or any equivalent combination of training and experience which demonstrates the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. Starting salary: $31,907 based on 40-hour week (when you add our amazing benefits, it brings the yearly salary equivalent to $46,294). Application required. Click here for full job description.

Equipment Operator II – operate and maintain loaders, screens, grinders & windrow turner. Performs and keeps track of maintenance on all equipment, both daily and monthly service. Interacts with the public. Requires 1 year experience or combination of training and experience. Starting salary: $33,841 based on 40-hour week (when you add our amazing benefits, it brings the yearly salary equivalent to $48,505). Application required. Click here for full job description. 


ON THE MIDDLE PENINSULA

Full time positions with excellent benefits including health insurance, retirement, and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

DRIVERS
Roll-Off truck driver for waste transport to regional landfill. Good driving record and Class B Commercial Driver’s License with at least one year experience, current Medical Card and Air Brake endorsement required. Must provide a current copy of driving record. Will work a four 10-hour day schedule and generally report to the VPPSA Field Office and Maintenance Facility. Starting salary: $40,830 based on 40-hour week (when you add our amazing benefits, it brings the yearly salary equivalent to $55,929). Application required.

ATTENDANTS
To assist residents with solid waste and recycling needs at Middle Peninsula sites. Attendants will also participate in Household Chemical events.

Positive attitude, good public relations skills, ability to travel to locations in King William, King & Queen, Essex, Middlesex and Mathews counties. Requires high school graduation or equivalent combination of training and experience which demonstrates the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Attendants starting salary $13.50 per hour. Application required.

Employment Application

Project Support
475 McLaws Circle, Suite 3B
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
757-259-9850
Fax 757-259-9855

Field Office and Maintenance Facility
480 Clancie Road
Shacklefords, Virginia 23156
804-758-1900
Fax 804-758-4263

Compost Facility
145 Goodwin Neck Road
Yorktown, Virginia 23692
757-898-5012
Fax 757-898-0641