ASSISTANT DEPT DIRECTOR, PUBLIC WORKS & ENVIRONMENTAL SVCS

Recruitment #20-A3-0091

Job Description

Loudoun County's Department of General Services is seeking a highly motivated, customer service driven candidate to fill this senior position. The successful candidate will provide critical department leadership supporting the Director and overseeing the operational areas of the Public Works, Energy, Water, and Environmental Programs. This position acts in the Director's absence on all matters including personnel, budget, procurement, and interaction with all facets of County government including County Administration, Board of Supervisors, and State and Federal agencies; oversees the activities of the Stormwater Management Program responsible for continued development and execution of the County's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) stormwater discharge permit; the County Water/Waste Water Program and the Public Works operations which include Asphalt Management and Snow Removal. The incumbent will mentor mid-level managers; provide leadership to ensure the department's goals are consistent with the priorities and objectives of the County Administration and Board of Supervisors; and effectively lead and participate as County liaison to various committees, work groups, and organizations handling complex policy issues.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in engineering or related field and at least seven (7) years of directly related experience in a professional management position, with extensive public works, energy management, stormwater, and emergency management responsibility, to include considerable supervisory or operations/administrative oversight.

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license is required. Subject to call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The incumbent alternates with the Department Director in providing senior General Services presence in the County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies arising from natural or man-made disasters.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo credit and criminal background checks to include fingerprinting and DMV record check.

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