Town of Leesburg
Parks and Recreation Department
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 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 is skilled work, which involves maintaining the operating capacity and aesthetic appearance of all parks and open spaces throughout the Town of Leesburg, including downtown beautification duties. Responsibilities include a variety of tasks in the maintenance and care of parks, athletic fields, trails, landscape beds, playgrounds and public lands, and operating power and automotive equipment in the performance of required work tasks. Position will work Sunday-Thursday.
HS/GED; minimum 18 years of age; minimum two (2) years of experience in horticultural and/or grounds maintenance; ability to operate mechanized maintenance equipment and vehicles; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; Pesticide Applicators certification, or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire; CPR and First Aid certifications, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.