The Town of Clifton Forge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority- & female-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.

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Applications are available at the Town’s Public Works office at 520 Howard St. and below.  Position will be open until filled.

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Operator Trainee Position – Clifton Forge Water Treatment Plant

The Clifton Forge Water Treatment Plant is currently seeking a career minded individual to fill the position of Operator Trainee.  Minimum qualifications include High School diploma (or) GED, a valid Virginia Driver’s License, and the ability to obtain a Class 4 VA Waterworks License within 18 months of employment.  Applications may be obtained at Town Hall or online – Employment Application.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


The successful candidate will inspect existing building structures for proper maintenance and zoning compliance, enforce inoperable motor vehicles, weeds, and trash ordinances and violations.  The position receives, evaluates and investigates complaints; works with citizens to obtain compliance; prepares monthly reports on inspections; summons violators and testifies in court. This position may assist the Director with grant related rehab work and home inspections in the Town’s Rental Inspection Districts.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to five years related experience and/or training in the building construction; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must also obtain Virginia Certification as a Building Maintenance Inspector, issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development within 12 months of employment.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  The Town has an excellent benefits package.  All communications are treated confidentially.  Qualified applicants should send cover letter, résumé, and three letters of professional recommendations to Town of Clifton Forge, P. O. Box 631, Clifton Forge, VA  24422, (540) 863-2500. Position will remain open until filled.  The Town of Clifton Forge is an equal opportunity employer (EEOE).


The Town of Clifton Forge is establishing a pool of applicants to fill a possible future vacancy.

Interested applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a GED and a valid Virginia driver’s license with a good driving record, be at least 21 years of age with good physical and moral character and be able to complete  Basic Police Training.  College level education in Criminal Justice, Police Administration, or related field, or experience in law enforcement is preferable.

An oral interview, extensive background investigation and extensive physical medical exam are components of the selection process.

Applications may be obtained from the office of the Town Manager, 547 Main Street, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, or online – Employment Application.

Applications accepted until position filled.


The Town of Clifton Forge is pre-qualifying contractors to bid on housing rehabilitation and new housing construction for the Lower Roxbury Neighborhood Revitalization Project. If you are a Virginia licensed (minimum of a Class B License) and insured contractor and are interested in bidding on this work, please contact Darlene Burcham, Town Manager, at 540/863-2500 or vog.a1542406268vegro1542406268fnotf1542406268ilc@m1542406268ahcru1542406268bld1542406268.

The Town of Clifton Forge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority- & female-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.

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