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Project Manager

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, telecommuting and flexible scheduling, 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 professional work within the Department of Utilities with a primary function of managing the design and construction of public utility projects. Work involves managing contracts that provide engineering, design, project and program management, utility coordination, property acquisition, testing and inspection, construction services and construction plans for the Department of Utilities’ Capital Improvement and 3R (Repair, Replacement and Renovation) Projects. This position provides assistance to customers, various Town departments, outside review agencies, architects, engineers and the general public in the construction and development and maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the Town's Job Description page.

The Town's Utility Department is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed in excellence. Come and join our team!

Recruitment Qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or a related field; minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project procurement, project management and engineering, including a minimum of one (1) year of water and wastewater systems and facilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience; registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) license 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.

Preferred: Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field with concentration in hydraulic engineering or project procurement and management; minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional project management and engineering experience; certification in Project Management by the Project Management Institute or Construction Management by the Construction Management Association of America; 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.

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.