Deputy Director of Public Works and Capital Projects

Town of Leesburg, VA 25 West Market Street Leesburg, Va, VA
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January 19, 2023
Town of Leesburg, VA
25 West Market Street Leesburg, Va, VA
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 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.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the Town's Job Descriptions page.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 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.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Master’s Degree in civil, environmental, construction management, engineering management or a related field.
  • Minimum of four (4) to six (6) years of 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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