Job Opening – Public Works Maintenance Technician

PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

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 The Town of Round Hill, Virginia is located in Loudoun County, VA – about 45 minutes from Frederick, MD; 30 minutes from Winchester, VA; and 30 minutes from Charles Town, WV.

 [This is a 40-hour a week position, hours vary but are typically 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.]

The Town Public Works Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the equipment, building and grounds maintenance of the wells, lift stations, water treatment facilities, Town Parks, Town Hall, public spaces, sidewalks, Town Gateways, Town Signage and more. The ideal candidate performs installation, repair or maintenance duties in support of the utility department, the public works department and the parks department. Also, repairs and/or maintains equipment as needed. Employee will work initially under immediate supervision and receive detailed instructions/training on assignments. Incumbents generally work within an established framework of set procedures in performing assigned tasks. Through on-the-job training, employee is expected to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to advance to journey-level performance. Work is reviewed frequently and assessed for results achieved. While previous experience in maintenance, construction, or other related trades is required, it is not required for the candidate to have worked for a local government in the past. This position is an excellent opportunity to learn local government operations.

Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate or G.E.D. Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to drive maintenance vehicles safely. Possess basic computer skills (for tracking maintenance schedules, submit supply orders and respond to requests from supervisor, etc.) Ability to operate small hand tools and minor equipment.  An overall mechanical aptitude (knowledge of mechanical maintenance skills). Ability to operate heavy equipment and vehicles (or readily able to learn how to operate). Basic knowledge of electrical systems maintenance and repair. Basic knowledge of routine facility/building maintenance (including updates, painting and repairs). Basic knowledge of landscaping, improvements to public spaces, and beautification of properties (this requires someone who is detail oriented and conscious of public perception). Ability to document observations during field work and site visits; track and update maintenance schedules.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary will be $35,000 to $38,500 depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Total compensation package includes the Virginia Retirement System participation, paid vacation and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, approved professional membership dues and approved continuing education expenses. The Town of Round Hill follows Loudoun County Government Holiday Schedule (about 12 holidays per year). Please note that the Town Administrator reserves the right to consider varied experiences and educational backgrounds, and adjust the salary offer as needed.

Application: Send your application, along with the contact information from at least three work (or education-related) references to: Melissa Hynes, Town Administrator, Town of Round Hill, P.O. Box 36, Round Hill, VA, 20142, or hand deliver to 23 Main Street, Round Hill, VA or email to [email protected] (see below for additional instructions).

Special Instructions: Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and drug test. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm.

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