Recruitment #22-111-3604

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

We have an immediate opening for a year-round Outdoor Maintenance Technician located throughout the county. 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 inquires and complaints, assign staff and oversee work projects, supports the Crew Leader with administrative and personnel-related duties including performance management, and assist with record keeping. 
This position is responsible for training staff in department maintenance techniques, proper equipment uses and care, and following all safety precautions.
Senior Maintenance Technician positions require skills used to perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as: 
-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. 

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) 

Job Requirements

-High School diploma or equivalent with coursework in carpentry, trades, or landscaping; two (2) years of related work experience in grounds maintenance, field preparations, and/or project management preferably with turf management including supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Valid driver's license and good driving record (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualification. 
-First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain certification within 30 days is required

Hiring Range: $38,532.35- $51,055.23
Salary Commensurate with Experience  

Special Requirements

-CPR certification
-CDL (Class A) 
-Licensed as a Pesticide Registered Technician in the Commonwealth of Virginia 
-OSHA certification as a forklift operator 
-Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society 
-Certified as a Playground Inspector by the National Playground Safety Institute 
-Grounds maintenance and/or field preparations experience with graduation from a technical school

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

-Successful candidate will undergo criminal background and credit checks
-Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required
-Agree to an annual DMV check; have and maintain a valid  driver's license
-Obtain First Aid/CPR certifications within 30 days of hire. 

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