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Recruitment #19-T2-1495

Date Opened:2/4/2019 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hiring Range:Up to $58,000, Depending on Qualifications
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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Loudoun County's Department of General Services is seeking qualified applicants for multiple Equipment Operator vacancies at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility located in Leesburg, VA. The successful candidates will demonstrate competency with heavy equipment including track loader, dozer, hydraulic excavator, landfill compactor, articulated truck and street flush truck. Operates equipment engaged in routine landfill operations, such as spreading and compacting waste, covering/burying, and excavating and transporting soil. Additionally, will construct and repair roadways, ditches, erosion and sediment control according to approved grading plans. Must be willing to perform manual labor as required. Performs general daily maintenance on heavy equipment.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development



Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation and at least 4 years of directly related experience operating grounds equipment, earth moving heavy equipment. Bilingual English/Spanish is desired.


A valid driver's license is required. Must be available to work rotating schedule of Mon-Fri and Tues-Sat. from 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM. Subject to recall or being held beyond scheduled workday; must be available to respond to County emergencies (24/7) as directed in accordance with Department policy and written or verbal directive. Work is primarily outdoors during all weather conditions.


DMV and criminal background check are required. Class ‘A’ or Class ‘B’ Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred for this position; Tank Vehicle Endorsement (N) is preferred. The successful candidate holding a CDL must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen and comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program as outlined by Loudoun County’s Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Policy for Transportation Employees.


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