IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN

Recruitment #22-107-0013

Introduction

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

PRCS- Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs

PRCS is seeking an Irrigation Technician to join our Outdoor Maintenance Division. If you enjoy working outdoors, are able to foresee potential problems and have the specialty skills needed to solve them, then this could be the position you've been looking for. Careful planning and the ability to anticipate issues are qualities we particularly value. People with a proactive work-style are just what our customers expect. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, a top priority for this position will be to assist and support the installation, maintenance, and repairs of athletic field irrigation systems.

Additional job duties include:

  • Provide winterization and spring start-up of systems including system evaluation
  • Set-up for special events, athletic tournaments, and ballfield preparation
  • Snow removal and emergency response
  • Troubleshoot and repair pipes, valves, wiring and controllers

Successful candidates will:

  • Enjoy various work locations throughout Loudoun County
  • Work a varying schedule of early mornings, late evenings and weekend shifts
  • Be considered essential 24-hour personnel
  • Strive to exceed expectations, foster relationships with positive and effective communication, demonstrate competency working with innovative and evolving technology and equipment.

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

HIRING RANGE: $17.22-$22.82

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Job Requirements

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma
  • One year of job related experience in ground maintenance and/or field preparations
  • Perform moderate physical activity to include lifting
  • Valid driver's license required

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Toro Sentinel or similar machinery preferred
  • OSHA certification as a forklift operator
  • Experience and/or education in turf management preferred
  • Commercial Pesticide Registered Technician & Certified Fertilizer Applicator's License (Virginia)
  • Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society
  • CDL Class A with Passenger endorsement preferred

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Successful candidates will undergo criminal background and DMV record checks
  • Have upon hire, or obtain within the first four months of employment, First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Positions that prefer a CDL must comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing program as outlined by Loudoun County's Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Policy for Transportation Employees

Click on a link below to apply for this position: