MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Recruitment #22-107-3542

Job Description

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!

PRCS- Creating Community through People, Parks, and Programs

Are you looking for a rewarding job in a fast-paced environment?  Do you enjoy a job that allows you to work outdoors? Then become part of the Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services Maintenance Team.

We have an immediate opening for a year-round Maintenance Technician. If you enjoy working outdoors with a dedicated staff, are knowledgeable of the practices and techniques of ballfield maintenance, grounds maintenance, preventative maintenance, building maintenance, and share a desire to make a difference then this could be the position you've been looking for. People with a positive mindset and proactive work style are qualities we particularly value.

As a part of the Maintenance division, technicians provide support to multiple areas within the department such as mowing, equipment repairs, facility maintenance, emergency response, special event support, and special projects. 
Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, top priorities for this position include:
-Ballfield set up and maintenance, mowing, turf management, trail and woodland maintenance, set-up and breakdown for tournaments and special events.
-Snow removal, general painting, and carpentry. 
-Operate machinery, tools, and vehicles as necessary to complete tasks. 
-Utilize basic mechanical skills needed to operate and perform preventative maintenance. 
-Respond to routine inquiries and assist with routine administrative and clerical tasks as assigned.

Successful candidates will understand that: 
-Service demands require a flexible work schedule to include early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
-Physical effort is required, regularly working with medium-to-heavy materials and occasionally with heavy materials over 60 pounds
-They will be subject to call for Essential 24-hour operations 

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) 

Job Requirements

-Any combination of education and experience equivalent to High School Diploma.
-1 year 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

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
-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; 
-Certified as a Playground Inspector by the National Playground Safety Institute is preferred.  
-Grounds maintenance and/or field preparations with graduation from a technical school preferred.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background and DMV record checks.

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