Recruitment #20-T2-0142


Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to excellence. The effective delivery of programs and community services can provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Maintenance Technician located in our Leesburg, VA office. The Maintenance division provides support to multiple areas within the department such as mowing, ballfield maintenance and renovation, equipment repairs, facility maintenance, emergency response, special event support and special projects. Senior Maintenance Technicians respond to routine inquiries and complaints, assign staff and oversee work projects, supports the Crew Leader with administrative and personnel related duties including performance management, and also assists with record keeping. This position is responsible for training staff in department maintenance techniques, proper equipment use and care, and following all safety precautions.

Senior Maintenance Technician positions require skills used to perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as:

  • Playground inspection and maintenance
  • Mowing and trimming
  • Trash removal
  • Athletic field preparation for daily use, tournaments and special events
  • Turf management
  • Trail and woodland maintenance

General maintenance is needed during all seasons of the year on indoor and outdoor projects. Senior Maintenance Technician positions require the skills needed to perform tasks such as:

  • General painting and carpentry
  • Inspection of buildings, facilities and grounds
  • Preparation and breakdown for special events
  • Snow removal during the winter months at various sites throughout assigned areas

Basic mechanical skills are needed to operate and perform preventative maintenance on machinery, equipment, vehicles and tools as necessary to complete tasks. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong functional skills and leadership ability.

A Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) w/passenger is required.

Some positions will also perform pesticide applications throughout most of the year. These positions require a minimum of 3 years’ experience applying pesticides as well as hold, or obtain within 3 months, their own commercial pesticide applicators license for turf grass and ornamental grasses (3a & 3b). Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which will vary and include early mornings and evenings, weekend hours required as well. This position is subject to call for "Essential 24 hour operations". Moderate physical effort, including lifting is required.

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

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to High School Diploma
  • 4 years job related experience in grounds maintenance and/or field preparations 
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain certification within 4 months required
  • Requires a Class A CDL. The CDL incumbent of this position must comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program as outlined by Loudoun County's Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Policy for Transportation Employees.
  • Certified as a Playground Inspector by the National Playground Safety Institute is required or obtained within 12 months

Special Requirements


  • CPR certification preferred
  • Licensed as a Pesticide Registered Technician in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred
  • OSHA certification as a forklift operator preferred
  • Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society preferred
  • Grounds maintenance and/or field preparations with graduation from a technical school preferred

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Successful candidate will undergo criminal background and credit checks
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required