Project Specialist II.

Henrico County Public Schools-1
Henrico, VA, US

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Job Title

Project Specialist II.


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

County of Henrico Department of Public Works

About Us

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.
Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots. Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas. Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government. Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.
Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies. Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers. Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General Statement of Duties

Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, October 10, 2022.

Manages routine and moderately complex projects to completion; reviews and comments on project plan designs for constructability and compliance; ensures work completed for assigned projects adheres to all approved plan specifications and applicable regulatory specifications and requirements; inspects and approves work underway and completed at project worksites; recommends payments and bond releases; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

The Project Specialist (Environmental & Vector Control Specialist) general duties are to ensure that mosquito populations and mosquito-borne diseases are monitored using the appropriate techniques to ensure control measures are accurately obtained; and collect and interpret this data to assist the residents of Henrico County in making decisions concerning the use of accurate and appropriate control measures. To accomplish this the Project Specialist must be able to monitor and control mosquito populations, particularly as they pertain to West Nile virus and other mosquito borne diseases. This is accomplished through conducting inspections of mosquito sources and providing sustained customer service. General knowledge of mosquito biology, integrated mosquito management practices, pesticide formulation and application are desirable. An ability to acquire certification as a Registered Technician from the State of Virginia within 3 months of being hired is required. Finally potential candidates must demonstrate an ability to provide excellent customer service, be capable of keeping accurate and extensive records, maintain division databases, and become proficient in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Candidates must also demonstrate aptitude in oral and write capabilities, read maps, and navigate complex geographic routes when conducting surveillance, work autonomously, and perform physical activities including but not limited to walking long distances, climbing, bending, driving, and working in adverse weather conditions .

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school supplemented by relevant college or other relevant secondary coursework; prefer a college degree (2-year or 4-year) in a relevant field and six (6) years of relevant work experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information

Valid Class B CDL to perform assigned duties at various locations Countywide.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

How To Apply

Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, October 10, 2022.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection. Please access our job site portal through or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at .

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Main Organization

General Government General Government

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home


Henrico County Public Schools expresses a divisionwide commitment to every student by communicating a vision of inclusiveness: “The right to achieve. The support to succeed.” The school division also embraces four critical cornerstones: Student Safety, Academic Progress, Closing Gaps and Relationships.

The school system serves the families of Henrico County, Virginia, a diverse community of more than 320,000 which wraps west, north and east of the independent city and state capital of Richmond. Henrico is Virginia’s fifth-most populous county.

HCPS is the sixth largest public school division in Virginia, and is comprised of 72 schools and program centers serving more than 50,000 students. The division’s schools reflect the geographic diversity of Henrico County, and lie in bustling near-urban and suburban settings; small towns; and quiet rural areas.

Academic excellence and opportunity are hallmarks of Henrico County Public Schools. Twenty-three division schools earned 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement, presented by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education. HCPS was again tops in the Richmond region with the most schools earning the distinction. Short Pump Middle School was one of only nine schools in the commonwealth to earn the highest designation.

HCPS also leads central Virginia in teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Completion of the rigorous process is the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment.

Henrico Schools has robust programs and support services for families of students with special needs; gifted students; homebound and homeschooled students; and students learning English as a second language.

Each of the division’s high schools is fully accredited and hosts an academic specialty center. The specialty centers allow students with clear interests the chance to focus on a preferred area, such as engineering, the arts or world languages. Three middle schools offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program and two high schools offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program.

The division also has cutting-edge programs in career and technical education, at individual schools and at two Advanced Career Education centers. From learning about sustainable seafood in culinary arts classes to applying technology concepts at Richmond Raceway, HCPS’ Department of Career and Technical Education helps students become effective participants in the international economy.

From academics to athletics, from the arts to career skills, Henrico County Public Schools is proud to be part of helping our community thrive by ensuring that each child has the right to achieve and the support to succeed.


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