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Assistant Director of Public Works and Capital Projects

Company: Town of Leesburg, Virginia
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:


$86,040.00 - $156,137.00 Annually


25 West Market Street Leesburg, VA

Job Type



Public Works and Capital Projects

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Nature Of Work
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 excellent benefits 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
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologiesNature of Work
    This is responsible professional engineering and administrative work coordinating capital projects for the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of administrative and reporting tasks to properly administer major capital projects. Work includes developing specifications and scope of work for contracts, reviewing capital project expenditures, supervising and monitoring design engineers, preparing plans and specifications and contractor work to assure compliance with contract plans and specifications.

    For more detailed job description, please visit the Town's Job Description page.
    Required Qualifications
    * Bachelor's of Science Degree in civil engineering, related field, min. of eight to ten years of experience in civil engineering and design, construction contract administration, or construction inspection, or equivalent combination of education and experience.* Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience.* Professional Engineer (PE) License, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.* Possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record
    Preferred Qualifications
    * Advanced degree in civil engineering, construction management, engineering management or related field and extensive managerial experience.* Minimum of four (4) to six (6) years of progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience.* Bilingual in English/Spanish

    Compensation and Benefits
    The Town of Leesburg is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to grow one's career, all while making a significant impact on the operations and quality of life in a thriving community.

    The Town offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a Town matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, an optional payroll Roth IRA, and generous paid time off. For more information on the Town's robust benefits package, please visit the Town's Employee Benefits page.


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