Deputy Director of Public Works and Capital Projects
Town of Leesburg, VA
Closing Date: Open until filled
Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century. Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers a competitive benefits package to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.
Who We're Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:
Creative problem solver
Strong team player
Passionate about excellent customer service
Positive, can-do attitude
Desire to impart knowledge to others
"Early adopter" of new technologies
What You'll Be Doing
This position involves advanced professional engineering work in the design and review of public works and capital projects as well as supervisory work for the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. Work involves reviewing engineering and construction plans and documents for compliance with codes, regulations and Town standards and dealing with consultants and developers regarding plan approval. Assists the Director of Public Works and Capital Projects with management of personnel, management of the Town’s bonding program as it relates to developer sureties, and assisting with the management of day-to-day activities in the Department. Oversees the coordination of the Town’s MS4 permit and reports.
Bachelor of Science Degree with major course work in civil engineering or a related field; minimum of ten years of experience in civil engineering work, including three (3) to five (5) years of management/supervisory responsibility; current registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.
About Town of Leesburg, VA
The Town of Leesburg, VA (pop. 51,000+) founded in 1758, is one of Virginia's most attractive and vibrant communities. As the seat of government for one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, Leesburg has been successful at preserving its heritage while embracing the advantages of close proximity to Washington, D.C. Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital, the Town covers approximately 12 square miles. The Town of Leesburg is a customer service oriented organization that values teamwork, leadership, technology and performance excellence. For additional information visit our website at www.leesburgva.gov