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Assistant Director of Public Works Operations

Town of Leesburg
Leesburg, Virginia
$86,040 - $156,137 DOQ
Closing date
Apr 6, 2023

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Position Type
Manager / Leader
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Organization Type

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 technologies

What You’ll Be Doing

This position involves responsible supervisory and administrative work directing public works operations including the divisions of streets, buildings and grounds, and fleet maintenance.  Work involves responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and prioritizing tasks; developing and managing budgets, long and short range maintenance and replacement plans, coordination of services between various Town departments, as well as coordinating snow removal operations, and oversight of the asset management system for the department.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering or a related field and eight to ten years of experience in public works operations and construction. Two years of supervisory experience managing a variety of workers and project types. OSHA 10 Certificate or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

TO APPLY: A Town of Leesburg online application for employment is required for each position. Please go to to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.

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