Recruitment #24-122-0154


Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters! 

Job Description

We are seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Trails Program Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Trails Program Manager, the Trails Program Coordinator provides program support to the countywide Linear Parks and Trails Plan (LPAT) in various areas such as volunteer coordination, event planning, marketing, records research, and other trail-related activities. Effective communication, public speaking, adaptability, motivation, and task management are necessary for a successful candidate. PRCS serves a diverse population including but not limited to youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors.

We are currently hiring at the following locations: 

  • PRCS, 742 Miller Drive, Leesburg, VA


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Collaborates with a range of internal and external partners, including public trail and outdoor recreation groups and associations. 
  • Coordinates and directs volunteer activities, volunteer work groups, and various volunteer events. 
  • Monitor various Countywide LPAT trail projects.
  • Ensures projects are progressing in accordance with the LPAT plan. 
  • Track and document projects, particularly project costs and progress
  • Manage associated project processes. 
  • Conduct community education and outreach. 
  • May perform other essential job functions specific to the position and department assignment.

Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, occasional weekend work


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

Salary commensurate with experience

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a field related to the assigned program and two (2) years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements


  • Knowledge of off-trail navigation including use of GPS. 
  • Knowledge of the use of automated equipment and systems. 
  • Knowledge of database management and report writing. 
  • Ability to select and work with contractors and to train and manage the work of volunteers. 
  • Ability to operate a personal computer using program functions and applications to complete assignments. 
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions and to walk long distances over rough terrain while carrying 25 pounds.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background and DMV checks are required. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and good driving record required (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualifications). 
  • Hold CPR and standard First Aid Certifications within 6 months of hire.