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Employment

Please note the City of Bluefield does not accept unsolicited resumes. The City of Bluefield does not accept or retain resumes that do not relate to a specific, open position.

To complete an application, please visit the City of Bluefield Municipal Complex at 200 Rogers Street. 

Resumes may be emailed to: angie.foley@cityofbluefield.com. Please include position applying for in the subject line. You may also mail your resume to:

Angie Foley
Director of Human Resources
City of Bluefield
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701 

Benefits package for full-time positions includes: health insurance, life insurance, retirement, vacation and sick pay, as well as supplemental options, including dental and vision insurance. 

The City of Bluefield is an equal opportunity employer for all positions.



Fire Fighters

Full-Time

Noticeis hereby given that the Fire Fighters Civil Service Commission of the City ofBluefield, West Virginia, will be accepting applications for certified firefighters and conducting entry-level tests for probationary fire fighters in theBluefield, West Virginia Fire Department. Applicants must be between 18 and 35 years of age, have a high schooldiploma or GED, and have a valid West Virginia Driver’s License. Application will only be taken at the City ofBluefield, Municipal Complex, City Clerk’s Office, 200 Rogers Street,Bluefield, WV until Friday, July 31st, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

CDL Driver / Laborer 


Full-Time

Job Summary 

Applicants for this position should be able to operate street and sanitation department motor vehicles and road maintenance equipment. This position uses hand tools and power-operated hand tools and machinery, and can be physically demanding with exposure to extremes of heat and cold. Applicants should expect to perform general labor and other duties as assigned.

Class A or Class B license. Experienced drivers preferred.

After School Counselor 


Part-Time

Job Summary 

Thispart-time position provides direct supervision of a group of children in anafter school program and summer seasonal day camp program. Provides a qualityexperience to children and parents focused on core values: honesty, respect,responsibility and caring.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise a group of children 
  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with organization values 
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards 
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings
  • Follows Parks and Recreation policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff, Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
Qualifications and Skills

  • High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred
  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a program setting
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver's License
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training before start of camp
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred
Lifeguard

Part-Time


Job Summary 

The Lifeguard maintains constant surveillance of patrons inthe facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons inthe event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required untilthe arrival of emergency medical services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain watch over the pool area ensuring a secure and safeenvironment 
  • Employ accident prevention by enforcing pool rules andregulations 
  • Respond to all injuries, incidents, and emergencies asdirected by club policy 
  • Teach private & group swim lesson to kids and adults ofall abilities 
  • Assist in the development, implementation and marketing ofinnovative swim programs 
  • Assist in coaching a competitive swim team 
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquaticscenter 
Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications 

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age 
  • Current accredited Lifeguarding Certification or the abilityto obtain the certification at the time of hire 
Preferred Qualifications 

  • Prior experience lifeguarding or teaching swim lessons 
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the abilityto obtain the certification at the time of hire

Certified Personal Trainer 

Part-Time

Job Summary 

The Personal Trainer provides a customfitness program in proper cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training ina one on one learning or small group environment to both health seekers andactive fitness participants to attain the participants’ chief goal(s). 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Arrives at work consistently on time, in proper uniform, andprepared to perform the essential functions of your job 
  • Motivates and inspire clients to get results through goalsetting, frequent follow-up, and re-assessments to show progress 
  • Maintains up to date client folders and tracks sessions 
  • Learns members’ names and unique individual goals each shift 
  • Educates members on proper exercise form and appropriate use ofequipment, providing appropriate intervention and communication when necessary 
  • Provides members with “spotting” support when safe andappropriate 
  • Maintains a neat and orderly environment by ensuring equipmentis returned to its proper location after use and educating members and clientsto do the same 
  • Maintains awareness of changes in schedules, staffing,procedures and environment that can affect a member’s experience, and leads membersthrough the changes in an informative, supportive manner 
  • Models consistently the Y’s values of caring, respect,responsibility and citizenship, thereby encouraging and supporting thedevelopment of these values within our members 
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service trainings 
Safety and Risk Management 

  • Adheres to all safety policies, rules and standard operatingprocedures established by Parks and Recreation 
  • Inspects, corrects and maintains the work station/environment toensure it is free from hazards or unsafe conditions 
  • Reports all injuries and accidents, no matter how minor,immediately to the appropriate supervisor 
  • Immediately reports all observed unsafe acts and conditions tothe supervisor 
  • Always reports to work in an acceptable condition, not under theinfluence of any substance that could inhibit the ability to work safety orefficiently 
Member Engagement 

  • Buildsand maintains effective, positive relationships with members, participants andstaff 
  • Creates asupportive community environment 
  • Modelsrelationship-building skills in all interactions 
  • Respondsand/or resolves member inquiries and/or concerns in a timely manner 
  • Understandsand executes their role in fulfilling our promise as a cause-drivenorganization 
Qualifications and Skills 

  • Must be18 years of age 
  • Currentcertification in Personal Training from an accredited organization, i.e. NASM,ACE, AFAA etc 
  • Thoroughknowledge of strength and cardiovascular equipment and their appropriate use 
  • Abilityto assess individual fitness and effectively build a customized fitnessprogram 
  • Physicalability to lead and interact in fitness activities and perform related physicalfitness skills 
  • Possessexcellent customer service and communication skills 
  • Possessor be willing to learn sales skills 
  • Ability toself-promote and network 
  • 1-2 yearsrelated experience preferred 
  • Certificationrequirements include, within 30 days of hire, CPR/AED and First Aid; ChildAbuse Prevention.