Recruitment #22-135-3597

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of Building and Development is seeking candidates for the position of Natural Resources Division Manager. The successful candidate must be a dynamic leader, an effective communicator, and an inventive thinker able to manage and pull together diverse workgroups including floodplain management, erosion and sediment control, natural resources management, and management of the Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP). Additionally, this position will be responsible for new initiatives outside of the regulatory scope of the Department. The successful candidate must possess strong project management skills and analytical abilities to determine resource requirements, mitigate risks, oversee budgets, supervise contractors, and manage a project schedule. Furthermore, the chosen candidate must be able to form successful and productive partnerships with other County work units, external agencies, and the development community. Experience in grant writing is preferred. The Natural Resource Division Manager portfolio includes administration of VSMP regulations, field inspections of active construction sites for compliance with erosion and sediment control regulations, administration of floodplain regulations, review and approval of floodplain studies and alterations, review of geophysical and geotechnical reports, and review of forestry management plans. Additionally, this manager will support and review the work of other departments and divisions for compliance with natural resource-related code, and management of Countywide projects related to improving water, air, and soil quality. This position represents the Department at meetings of the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Environmental Commission, FSM Public Review Committee, and others as needed.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technologies with coursework related to natural resources; six (6) years of professional engineering and construction management work experience of a complex nature with direct design as well as administrative experience, including three (3) years in a supervisory or management role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hiring Range: $83,268.48- $116,575.87

Salary Commensurate with Experience 

Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record. Must be available for meetings outside of normal work hours on occasion.


Successful candidate must pass background checks for criminal, credit, and driving record history.

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