Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/11/2022
Closing Date: 5/24/2022
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Montgomery County Parks & Recreations has immediate need for Full-Time Park Maintenance Worker.  Routine responsibilities include preparation and maintenance of youth baseball and football fields; maintenance at Frog Pond pool, grounds maintenance including string trimming, digging, sweeping, raking; visually inspecting parks and performing park/trail improvement projects; cleaning pavilions, picnic tables & barbeques; operating small equipment, picking up trash, litter & debris and cleaning restroom areas. Must be at least 18 to operate power equipment; experience in grounds and landscaping a plus.  Must be able to read/write to interpret and apply hazard communications and other VOSH guidelines, work as part of a team, and possess ability to follow directions and complete assignments efficiently.  Must have valid Virginia Driver’s License; driving record screening and background checks required. 
Minimum starting salary: $31,342+ depending on prior experience and demonstrated skill level.  Excellent benefits package (medical, dental and vision, life, retirement, wellness clinic, and much more).  Customary hours of work M – F, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, but may vary based on park schedules, plus limited overtime if emergencies arise.
Applications must be received by Tuesday, May 24, 2022 to be considered. Interested candidates should apply online at  To request application assistance for disabilities, contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007.
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender/orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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