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Job Posting

Maintenance Worker

Job Posting #:  2018-1

Psychiatric residential treatment facility is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker. Job duties include basic building and vehicle maintenance, performing equipment and building safety inspections, painting, plumbing, basic carpentry, electrical, & HVAC repair and installation.  Qualified candidates must possess the ability to work independently with little supervision while exhibiting quality workmanship. 

Formal experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, or HVAC is required.  Tradesman certification in one of the above listed trades is preferred.

Must possess the ability to frequently lift eighty pound objects.  Working conditions include work both indoors in climate controlled areas and outdoors in temperatures in excess of 90 degrees and in temperatures below 32 degrees.  Competitive pay & benefits including company sponsored 401(k) plan, health, life, dental, and vision insurance.  Post offer drug screen, physical, and criminal background screening required.  Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is a Drug Free Work Place.  Position Open until filled.  EEO. 

Mail, fax, or e-mail cover letter and resume by February, 19, 2018 to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services

Attn: Chris Thompson

Job#:  2018-1

546 Walnut Grove Drive

Jarratt, Virginia 23867

Fax: (434) 634-6237

E-mail:  careers@jacksonfeild.org

Career Opportunity

Residential Counselors

(Youth Service Workers)

If you are interested in making a positive impact on the lives of Virginia’s youth, then we want you to become part of our Team!  Rural Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility located in Jarratt, Virginia seeks positive role models to work directly with adolescent boys and girls in a psychiatric residential treatment program.  The Youth Service Worker is responsible for role-modeling healthy behavior, teaching life skills, administering a trauma informed behavioral support program, and leading youth in and participating in social, cultural, and recreational activities.  This position supervises youth in the residential unit and on off-campus activities and appointments.

Must possess the availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and nights.  Supreme flexibility required.  Seeking candidates with Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology, Sociology or other Human Services field.   Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Compensation package includes 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening.  EOE.  Positions open until filled.

E-mail cover letter and resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services

Attn: Chris Thompson

Job # 2018-2

E-mail:careers@jacksonfeild.org

Career Opportunity

Melvin L. Davis Oil Company, Inc. is currently searching for Management Team Members.  We have openings from crew leaders all the way up to GM’s at various locations.  Our team has been the key to our success and growth so far and we’re looking for more people with the right skills and personality to join us.

Our Company:

The Davis family opened a small restaurant in rural Sussex County, Virginia in 1956. The entrepreneurial spirit continues today as the third generation has established two modern travel centers in Virginia, including one near the site of the original 15-employee restaurant. Today the company has expanded to more than 250 employees and serves professional drivers and traveling motorists along I-85 and I-95 in Virginia. In addition to the large, clean travel centers with food options in Stony Creek and Warfield, we also operate an Exxon service station and convenience store in Prince George, a Mobil service station and convenience store in Stony Creek, a Popeye’s, a Wendy’s and a Denny’s.  Our team has been the key to our success and growth so far and we’re looking for more people with the right skills and personality to join us.  Customer service is the foundation of our company, and it’s the job of every team member regardless of title.  Be a part of a talented team where you will be challenged each and every day.  We are a quickly growing company, and promote from within whenever possible.  Your opportunity for growth inside of our company is exciting.

Job Requirements:

•Minimum 1-3 years of leadership experience in the retail, grocery or other service industry with responsibility for financial results.

Benefits:

•Competitive Salary ranging from $28,000-$55,000.00 annually depending on experience plus 10% annual salary bonus potential paid quarterly for GM’s.

•Benefits that include a great medical package, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and AFLAC.

•Paid Time Off.

•100% match of up to 4% of salary in the 401K plan.

•Discounts on fuel

•Discounted meals for employees on and off shift from 10% to 100% depending on position

Resumes can be sent to Jeanne Moseley at 434-246-2520 or jmoseley@dtc33.com or apply online at https://www.snagajob.com/job-search?ui=true&q=davis+travel+centers&w=23882

2017 Virginia Peanut Festival CAr Show Winners

55th ANNUAL VPF CAR AND TRUCK SHOW

2017 Special Awards

 

#

AWARD

VEHICLE

OWNER

1

Most Chrome

1957 Chevy Bel Air

Tommy & Connie Jordan

2

Least Chrome

1919 Ford Model T

Billy & Steve Soles

3

Highest Ride

2016 GMC Sierra

Andra Washington

4

Lowest Ride

1951 Chevy 2 dr. ht.

David Kruschke

5

Most Original            

1978 Lincoln Towncar

Bill & Marian Thompson

6

Best Interior

1964 Chevy Impala

James Jones Jr.

7

Best Exterior

1961 Chevy Impala

Everett Turner

8

Best Engine                

1966 Ford F100

 Bert Dickens

9

Charles Taylor Mem. Award

1985 Chevy S10

Billy Smith

10

Pam’s Choice Award

1968 Ford Mustang

Chris Ellis

11

People’s Choice Award

1998 Pontiac TransAM

Camaron Lewis

12

Most Club Participation

           NC

Stray Cats Car Club

13

Best Paint

1968 Ford Mustang

Chris Ellis

14

Best Appearing, Ford

1962 Ford Galaxie 500

Tommy Hawkins

15

Best Appearing, Ford Truck

1933 Ford Street Rod

Bill Austin

16

Best Appearing, GM Product

1967 Chevy Camaro

Doug Simms

17

Best Appearing, GM Truck

1957 Chevy P-up

David Driver

18

Best Appearing, Mopar

1968 Plymouth Rd. Rn.

Doug  Vaughan

19

Best Appearing Truck

1953 Ford F100

Brice Vecchioni

20

Best Appearing Antique

1931 Ford Model A

Al Peschke

21

Best Appearing, Motorcycle,  “Daily Rider”

2012 Yamaha     Roadliner

Johnnie Long

22

Best Appearing, Motorcycle

2010 Honda Custom Fury

Larry Barnes

23

Best Appearing, New Model

2015 Ford Mustang

Akeem Parker

24

Best Appearing, Race Car

1984 Chevy Camaro

Timothy Briley

25

Best Appearing, Street Rod

1933 Ford Coupe

Al Fibish 

26

Best Display

2005 Chevy SSR

Mel Ogburn

27

Best Peanut Display

1957 Chevy P-up

David Driver

28

Billy Harrup Memorial Award “Make a Buck Truck”

 1969 GMC P-up

Randall Turner

29

Top Dog Award

1965 Ford Mustang

Thomas Pope

30

Seein’ Nothin’ But Taillights

1982 Chevy S10

Stuart Slagle

31

Pro’s Pick

1946 Ford Coupe

William Ellison

32

Virginia Wheels Club Choice

1951 Chevy Hardtop

David Kruschke

  33

Distance Award

1967 Chevy El Camino

William Kop

34

Johnny Pearson Award

1936 Chevy Rat Rod

Herbert Smiley

35

Billy Hedgepeth Award

1969 Plymouth GTX

Charlie Norwood

36

George Blick Mem. Award

1957 Chevy Cameo

James Nicholson

37

Special Interest Award

1967 Chevy Camaro

William Kop

38   

Best In Show, Street Rod                                                   

1932 Ford Coupe

Tip Tipton

39

Best In Show, Motorcycle

2011 Harley TriGlide

Jessie Harrell

  40

Best In Show, Truck

2005 Chevy SSR

Mel Ogburn

  41

Best In Show, Car

1955 Chevy Bel Air

James Wrenn

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