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Position Title: LED Production Worker C

Job Close Date: 07/15/2016

Job Type Detail: Full-time salaried, non-classified

Hiring Range: $16,604.00 - $27,740.00/year

Location: Richmond, VA

Position Number: IR008

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Assemble and package LED lighting products. Label, seal, inspect, pack, store raw materials and finished products. Prepare materials for shipment. Report production and perform quality checks. Perform other duties as assigned with other products in the facility.

Minimum Qualifications: Dexterity to perform packaging and / or assembly operations. Work independently. Ability to stand 7-8 hours, and lift up to 50 pounds. Able to work safely with minimum supervision. Ability to operate industrial drills and riveters; ability to exercise good hand/foot coordination; good oral and written communication skills, ability to read and implement production schedules.

Preferred Qualifications: Manufacturing experience.

Special Requirements: None

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Mark Wiegert at (804) 786-4582. Applications may also be emailed to mark.wiegert@dbvi.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Mail Services Machine Operator-C

Job Close Date: 07/15/2016

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $16,604.00 - $27,740.00/year

Location: Richmond, VA

Position Number: IR029

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: Prepare customer's outgoing mail and packages to the requirements of express delivery services (UPS, Fed Ex) or US Postal Service. Move bulk mail or packages, provide manual and machine processing, examine for accuracy, sort, and keep records. Provide other support functions for writing instruments, Wizard Wall, LED, spices, fire extinguishers, gloves, and other products as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications: Dexterity of hands, able to stand up to 8 hours, lift and carry 50 pounds, able to perform with minimal supervision. Must be able to operate mail sorting equipment in safe manner. Ability to meet productivity levels with minimal errors.

Preferred Qualifications: Manufacturing experience.

Special Requirements: None

Special Instructions to Applicants: Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission: Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and FAX the signed copy to Mark Wiegert at (804) 786-4582. Applications may also be emailed to mark.wiegert@dbvi.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.


Position Title: Contract Closeout Specialist

Job Close Date: Open until filled.

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried (non-classified)

Hiring Range: $34,760.00 - $49,864.00/year

Location: Chester

Position Number: Multiple positions available

Type of Recruitment: DBVI and general public

Job Description: The primary duties of this position require the individual to perform contract management support administrative functions in the review and close-out of government contracts. Contract Specialists perform the closeout of contracts and delivery orders above the simplified acquisition threshold.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must be highly proficient using adaptive technology with ability to use MS office, Word, Excel and Access. Exceptional accuracy required. Working knowledge of office practices and procedures, proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. Must be able to exercise independent judgment and decision making. Ability to perform duties without direct supervision, following verbal and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications: College degree or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 24 business credit hours.

Special Requirements: Employment is contingent upon passing federal NAC background check. This is a government program which requires candidates to be a US Citizen. Must be accepted into NIB CMS training and complete designated Defense Acquisition University coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Virginia Industries for the Blind accepts only fully completed applications for all employment opportunities. The application is located at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/. Resumes may not be substituted for State applications. Computers are available at public libraries, Virginia Employment Commission offices. Reasonable accommodations for the application processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and alumni of Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, including Teach for America are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Application Submission:
Please complete a Commonwealth of Virginia State application at jobs.virginia.gov and fax the signed copy to Megan O'Toole at 804.786.4582. Applications may also be emailed to megan.otoole@dbvi.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the cutoff date.