Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-3311
TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Spage,
Director

Non-Merit - Misc Parks and Rec

The following non-merit parks and recreation job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY. 

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18013
Salary: $14.50 per hour
Hours: 900 hours non-benefits eligible

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) seeks outgoing individuals with experience in customer service, sales, marketing and organizational expertise to help expand and enhance member recruitment and retention efforts at county RECenters.

Position Summary:
Assist the management team in all aspects of membership on-boarding for the RECenter including recruitment of new members, retention of existing members and providing exemplary customer service.

The Membership Experience Associate will:

  • Assist the management team in the growth of the membership base at the RECenter, providing professional services to both prospective and existing members.
  • Implements membership strategies that support retention of existing members and the recruitment of new members. Foster a climate of innovation and resolves problems to ensure member satisfaction.
  • Greet members, prospective members and guest providing exceptional customer services.
  • Promotes program and membership interactions with existing and potential members.
  • Address, respond and follow up on inquiries from potential and current members relating to RECenter membership, programs and services.
  • Collaborates with the Front Desk Manager in coaching, and developing a dynamic Membership Experience Team who will deliver outstanding customer service ensuring members have positive experiences in RECenters.

Must-have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for working with people, fitness, and health
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience in on-boarding members
  • Experience with health, wellness, fitness industry preferred

Salary and Benefits:

  • G Status Positions (900 hour non-benefit eligible)
  • Starting Pay $14.50 p/h

Interested applicant should complete the application here and submit to Brian.Laws@fairfaxcounty.gov

Application deadline is Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16031
Salary: $13.13 to $19.70/hour, benefits eligible*
Location: Audrey Moore RECenter
Schedule: Up to 20 hours a week during off peak season. 40 hours a week during the summer season. Time will vary.

Plans, schedules, implements and evaluates a variety of fee-based classes, camps, workshops, activities and special events for participants of all ages. Coordinates use of space, set-up and logistics. Schedules instructors, support staff and volunteers. Writes publicity materials. Provides information to RECenter users and makes presentations to community groups and organizations regarding the site and its programs. Processes class registrations and refunds. Adds and cancels classes based on demand. Completes and/or provides budget information. Supervises full-time, part-time and volunteer staff. Acts as manager on duty as scheduled and is responsible for operation of facility and collection of fees. Completes and reviews purchase requisitions and maintains inventory levels. 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D., plus two years of related experience in a recreation center, recreational park, or golf course operation. 

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing excellent service (in person and via telephone); performing all phases of programming in a parks/recreation setting (including fitness, exercise, performing and fine arts, camps, events, trips and leagues); using Microsoft suite software; and using ParkNet or similar online registration and data management system. Demonstrated skills in: creative problem solving; identifying relevant trends; and developing new programs. Ability to: analyze; pay attention to details; multi-task; run the operations of a recreational facility while scheduled as manager on duty; work effectively in a team environment; and work independently. Demonstrates initiative and strong oral and written communication skills. 

*Note: Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please submit your resume via email to Paige.Tucker@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16014
Salary:$9.49/hour
Schedule: 8-16 hours per week; seasonal from March through November. Hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 

Duties include:

  • Ensures the health and safety of guests through park supervision and enforcement of park policies.
  • Activates the facility Emergency Action Plan as needed.
  • Provides exceptional customer service.
  • Performs general cleaning and maintenance duties to include cleaning the skate shack, grounds, and emptying trash cans.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and image at all times.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education, and experience working with teen population.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. No prior experience or certifications are required.   

Note: Additional prerequisite requirements may be recommended or required.

To Apply: Send your resume by email to Alec.McDowell@fairfaxcounty.gov or apply in person at the front desk of Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale, Virginia.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18004
Salary: $13.00 to $15.00/hour
Hours: This will be a seasonal position beginning in mid-April and ending in late October. Flexible schedule.
Location: Burke Lake Park and Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, Virginia 22039

Experience Requirements: Landscape or Horticulture professional

Special Requirements: Practiced proficiency in maintaining landscape beds and plantings. Experience with annual flower installation and care. Familiarity with a variety of power equipment such as backpack blowers, string trimmers and small mowers. The successful candidate must be motivated and self-driven. Must have the ability to recognize the needs of the landscape beds and work independently to maintain the property to high standards. Duties require the ability to lift over 50 pounds. Selected person will be expected to work with the grounds crew maintaining the golf course when duties are up to date relating to landscape care and maintenance.

Comments: Burke Lake is a large regional county park with a very diverse collection of amenities that include a golf course with driving range, large lake with marina, train and carousel, camping, trails, mini golf and vast picnic areas.

Email application/resume to Tom Fornasar, Golf Course Superintendent, Tom.fornasar@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18010
Salary: $11-$13/Hour; no benefits
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park
Schedule: 8+ hours per week

Help make positive childhood memories and gain valuable experience in the parks and recreation field by facilitating birthday parties at Frying Pan Farm Park!

Birthday party facilitators lead fun and educational 30 minute parties that feature our farm animals. Facilitators should be comfortable handling animals including chickens, rabbits, goats and sheep. Duties include delivering programs for birthday party guests, handling animals, setting up and cleaning-up program spaces. Party facilitators will also be required to attend tractor training to drive wagon rides for birthday parties. Training will also be provided in carousel operation and our Garden Gurus birthday add-on program.

Schedule: This is a weekend position requiring employees to work a minimum of 3 Saturdays or Sundays per month.

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of working alone. Must have proven strong oral communication skills and ability to memorize information. Interest in working with children outdoors. Previous experience working with children and experience in customer service is crucial.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in childhood development or interpretive program delivery. Experience working with children in a group setting. Strong interest in outdoor or agricultural education and/or cultural resource stewardship. Experience working with small farm animals and/or driving a tractor.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Patrick.McNamara@fairfaxcounty.gov

Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA 20171
Phone: 703-437-8261

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18015
Salary: $10/hour
Hours: 10-15 hours per week. Hours vary between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and will include a weekend shift. This job is flexible for a high school or college student, where you could work 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the week and a weekend shift.
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA

Enjoy a chance to work outside on the farm and learn about gardening, crops, farm animals, and farm equipment. Main duties include animal feeding, watering, cleaning, milking and other general farm duties.

Minimum Qualifications: Good communication skills and a friendly attitude are required. Preference given to those with livestock or horse experience. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Licenses and Certificates: Must have a valid driver’s license.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

To Apply: Resume can be emailed to paul.nicholson@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-437-5318

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17045
Salary: $10/hour
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Schedule: Varies; 20+ hours per week

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a high school diploma, a valid state driver’s license and be at least eighteen years old.

Responsibilities: This position duties will include, but are not limited to: welcoming visitors, providing information about the farm park, retail sales, daily opening and closing activities, including accurate responsible cash handling procedures and accompanying paperwork; inventory, stocking, display; operating the carousel, operating a tractor for wagon rides (once training has been completed), some light facility maintenance and housekeeping. 

Special Requirements: All appointees must also agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting, attend mandatory training, and possess current first aid and CPR certifications as well as a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player who enjoys learning about local community agricultural history and assisting children, families and other park visitors. Good communication skills and a friendly attitude are required, as well as the abilities to operate a computerized point of sale cash machine; lift 50 pounds; perform housekeeping duties, stocking, inventory stocking and other things as needed. Training will be provided for carousel and tractor operation. Must be available to work weekends as well as some weekdays.

Position Start Date: September 9, 2017

To apply: Interested persons should contact Yvonne Johnson at Yvonne.johnson@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-437-8261

Agency: Park Authority, Park Services
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18000
Salary: $15.69/hour, B-status part-time position
Hours: Seasonal weekdays 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Herrity Building: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Description: Customer Service Representative interacts with customers to provide information about reservable picnic areas and shelters for the Fairfax County Park Authority in a fast paced, high volume, customer driven environment. Representative will respond to customer inquiries about facilities as well as update online calendars, outlook calendars, and issue permits. Processes requests by email, mail, and fax as well as create new member accounts, search for current accounts, and ring in sales using point of sale software.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus at least two years of experience providing customer service in a related field. Must have experience handling difficult customer service situations.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Must possess excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently and on a team. Experience with ParkNet software. Thrives in a busy environment and excels in multitasking.

Benefits: This position is a B-status position: Eligible to work up to 1560 hours per calendar year and eligible for certain health benefits (Health, Dental, FSA)

To Apply: Please submit your resumes by E-mail to mary.bolinger@fairfaxcounty.gov 

Closing Date: 1/28/2018

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority, Park Services Division
Job# ELT-FCPA-16032
Salary: $15.48/hour (Grade S12); benefits eligible*
Hours: Seasonal weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Herrity Building:  12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Interacts with customers to provide information about reservable picnic areas and shelters for the Fairfax County Park Authority in a fast-paced, high volume customer-driven environment.  Responds to customer inquiries about facilities and updates online calendars, outlook calendars, and issues permits.  Processes requests by email, mail, and fax; creates new member accounts; searches for current accounts; and rings in sales using ParkNet software. 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus at least two years of experience providing customer service in a related field.  

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Must possess excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and ParkNet software. Ability to work independently and on a team.  Experience with ParkNet software preferred.   Must thrive in a busy environment and excels in multitasking.

Note:* This position is a B-status position. Eligible to work up to 1560 hours per calendar year and eligible for certain health benefits (health, dental, FSA).

To Apply: Submit resume by email to Eliza.TaborgaBascope@fairfaxcounty.gov by deadline of April 29, 2016.

 

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority, Park Services Division
Job# ELT-FCPA-16032
Salary: $15.48/hour (Grade S12); benefits eligible*
Hours: Seasonal weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Herrity Building:  12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Interacts with customers to provide information about reservable picnic areas and shelters for the Fairfax County Park Authority in a fast-paced, high volume customer-driven environment.  Responds to customer inquiries about facilities and updates online calendars, outlook calendars, and issues permits.  Processes requests by email, mail, and fax; creates new member accounts; searches for current accounts; and rings in sales using ParkNet software. 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus at least two years of experience providing customer service in a related field.  

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Must possess excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and ParkNet software. Ability to work independently and on a team.  Experience with ParkNet software preferred.   Must thrive in a busy environment and excels in multitasking.

Note:* This position is a B-status position. Eligible to work up to 1560 hours per calendar year and eligible for certain health benefits (health, dental, FSA).

To Apply: Submit resume by email to Eliza.TaborgaBascope@fairfaxcounty.gov by deadline of April 29, 2016.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-15009
Salary: $12.35/hour  (Grade S07)

This announcement will be used to fill multiple non-benefit Activity Facilitator positions at Huntington Community Center.

Facilitators plan, prepare, and lead community center activities that are age and ability appropriate. Work collaboratively to plan and organize activities/programs that focus on prevention and are based on community needs. Implement programming techniques that serve a multi-cultural and economically diverse population.  Leads scheduled activities, encouraging full participation, enjoyment, and group involvement that meet the desired outcomes.  Facilitator will be accountable for quality of programs provided to the community participants.  Assist in the marketing of programs and outreach to the community.  Provides leadership and ensures the safety of all center participants. Interacts positively, supportively, and reassuringly with the participants; acts as role model and mentor. Community Centers are particularly interested in candidates that have skills in the areas of educational tutoring, art, theatre, music education, science, cooking, graphic design, costume design and sports.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED; plus experience working with youth, adults and families. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Capable of driving a 14-passenger (non-CDL) bus. Bilingual in English and a second language.

Note: Work hours vary from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.   

To Apply: Submit your resume to Maria Franco-Nativi by email to Maria.Franco-Nativi@fairfaxcounty.gov. Resumes can also be mailed to:

Maria Franco-Nativi
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 505
Alexandria, VA 22309

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-15011
Salary: $12.35/hour (Grade S7), non-merit, benefits eligible*
Location: James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, VA
Schedule: This position is scheduled to work 20 to 30 hours per week not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.)

Description: Assists in the planning of afterschool and teen activities that focus on prevention and community based activities. Implements programming techniques for a multicultural and economically diverse population. Leads scheduled activities, encourages participation and aims to meet projected outcomes. Assists in program marketing and outreach to the community. Work hours vary depending on programming needs including weekdays, weekends, and evenings.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D, to include previous experience working with adolescents in a group setting. The appointee must have a driver’s license and the ability to drive a 14-passenger (non-CDL) shuttle bus. Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification. Must be at least 21 years of age. College graduate in recreation is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

*Note: Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please submit your resume via email to Zurii Conroy at Zuri.Conroy@fairfaxcounty.gov. Position is open until filled.

Agency:  Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job #  ELT-NCS-14010
Salary: $12.22/hour (Grade S7), benefits eligible*
Location:  James Lee Teen Center, Falls Church, Virginia
Schedule:  This position is scheduled to work 20 to 30 hours per week not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year.  There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.)

Assists in the planning of activities that focus on prevention and community-based activities.  Implements programming techniques for a multicultural and economically diverse population.  Leads scheduled activities, encourages participation and aims to meet projected outcomes.  Assists in program marketing and outreach to the community. Work hours vary depending on programming needs including weekdays and weekends.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D; plus, must have previous experience working with adolescents in a group setting.  The appointee must have the ability to drive a 14-passenger (non-CDL) shuttle bus, and be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification that is valid through August 2015.  Must be at least 21 years of age.
Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. 

*Note:  Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. 

To Apply:  Please submit your resume via email to Jessica.Esparza@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job #: ELT-NCS-16008
Salary: $12.52/hour (Grade S07), no benefits*
Location: James Lee Community Center

Schedule: This position can work up to 17 hours a week, Monday through Sunday, on a schedule to be set according to the needs of the theatre on a weekly and monthly basis. The hours can include morning, afternoon, evening, nights, and weekends.

The James Lee Community Center Theater is a vibrant location for theatre arts, children’s programming, community activities, and more. This position will assist the Theater Manager and Community Center Director in the coordination of theater programs as directed. Responsibilities include assisting with the maintenance of the technical equipment in the theater, operating technical equipment or supervising the use of technical equipment for various programs. The assistant may help facilitate load-in and strike of performances. Trains and supervises theater volunteers as needed. Ensures renters and users follow policies and operating procedures. Organizes, cleans, and secures theater equipment and facilities. Interacts appropriately with a variety of community based groups and theatre organizations, which may include outreach and marketing. Works primarily evenings, and weekend days and nights.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED, plus one year of technical theater experience.

Special Requirements: CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Applicants should have a valid driver’s license and qualify to drive a county vehicle. A driving record check will be conducted.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal applicant should possess strong interpersonal skills. Be reliable, energetic, positive thinking, assertive, and a self-starter able to work responsibly with minimal supervision. Experience working in a theatre environment, operating theater equipment, and working with the public. Familiarity with general computer functions. Associate’s degree or work toward a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

*Note: This position cannot work more than 899 hours in a calendar year; however, there is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.)

To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter by email to Daniel.Schrader@fairfaxcounty.govor by mail/fax to:

James Lee Community Center
Attention: Dan Schrader – Re: Theater Assistant Position
2855 Annandale Road Falls Church, VA 22042
Phone: 703-534-3387
Fax: 703-534-4582

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17061
Salary: $13 to 15/hour
Hours: Status G (Part-Time, 900 hoursper year maximum)
Location: Lake Accotink Park

Schedule: 24 hours/week, hours variable between 7 am and 9 pm including weekends and some holidays.

Ensures the safe and effective operation of the assigned lakefront park. Early shift opens the park and its facilities, preparing it for staff and visitors. Closing shift closes and secures the park and all facilities at the end of each day. Performs routine maintenance and custodial tasks to include emptying trash cans, collecting ground trash, and cleaning restrooms and other areas. Serves as facility attendant for park Visitors Center. Answers phones, greets patrons, performs administrative work such as updating logs, creating written materials for use by staff and patrons. Assists in maintaining clean, organized work spaces and visitor areas. Takes initiative to increase knowledge of the park, its facilities, programs, services, and resources. Serves as primary contact point for park visitors and customers. Provides verbal and written information and directions relating to facilities, programs, picnic area use, trails, natural and cultural resources, and other topics. Stays up-to-date on Park Authority Rules and Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, state and county laws, and other pertinent guidance. Notes safety/security and maintenance concerns, addresses them where feasible, and reports them using appropriate methods and recordkeeping. Acts as lead first responder on behalf of the Park Authority in potential and actual emergency situations occurring on site while on duty. Supervises marina operations during assigned Manager-on-Duty shifts. Duties may include making purchases on behalf of the site, adhering to county and Park Authority purchasing policies and procedures. Completes special projects and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in parks and recreation, hospitality and tourism, business, or related field, plus 2 years of successful employment in a position of responsibility. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. CPR/first aid certified or able to obtain certification within 3 weeks of employment. Valid drivers license and excellent driving history.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of basic maintenance practices, materials, methods, and tools used in providing safe, clean and attractive grounds and public facilities. Boating experience and certification. Supervisory experience. Experience dealing effectively with emergencies and other difficult situations.

Special Requirements: Must be able to work in conditions ranging from direct sunlight to complete darkness as well as inclement weather ranging from extreme cold to extreme heat. Must be able to walk on uneven terrain and lift up to 40 pounds.

To Apply: Submit your resume to: Julie Tahan via email at Julie.Tahan@fairfaxcounty.gov or via fax to 703-653-1332.

ELT-FCPA-17016

Agency: Fairfax Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17016
Salary: Starts at $10-$15/hour depending on experience (Grade S02, no benefits)
Hours: This position is scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Hours worked will vary and include weekends and holidays. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, month or yearly.)
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club is hiring for a seasonal cooks. Multiple positions available. Hours vary and will include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Work schedule will vary from early mornings to late nights depending on shift worked. Attendance at occasional training sessions is required.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school degree. Must be at least 18 years of age. Basic knowledge of food preparation.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a commercial kitchen cooking basic to banquet food. Excellent communication skills and problem solving abilities.Organized, responsible, and able to self-direct. Certified food manager in the state of Virginia.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employee.

To Apply: Email your resume to Matthew.Loewenstein@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail it to:

Laurel Hill Golf Club
Attn: Matt Loewenstein
8701 Laurel Crest Dr.
Lorton, VA 22079

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #:ELT-FCPA-16059
Salary: $15.03 – 16.00/ hour depending on experience,  partial benefits eligible
Hours: Weekends and weekdays, holidays, set and rotating schedule
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club

Under supervision, coordinates and participates in the activities of kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food for consumption in County operated eating facilities; and performs related work as required.  Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced. Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

Minimum Experience: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus  one year of experience in the preparation  in a small to medium size kitchen operation, specifically in food preparation.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Certification as a Certified Food Manager (CFM) within 60 days from date of hire. First Aid and CPR certifications obtained within 30 days after appointment and recertification annually thereafter. A valid driver’s license may be required. A criminal history record check is required.

Preferred Experience: 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years’ experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

First shift is from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - job duties are to oversee all prep that needs to be done cleaning and organizing kitchen for the morning shift. Set up breakfast line and make sure everything on prep list is done for lunch and dinner.

Second shift is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Third shift is from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Weekends from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday open and closing, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be required to work some weekend events; events at the site are from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Open until filled.

Please apply in person at Laurel Hill Golf Course, or contact Edisson Rosales, Geovanny.Rosales@fairfaxcounty.gov (703) 493-8849.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-16060
Salary: $13.10 -13.25/hour depending on experience
Hours: Weekends and weekdays, holidays, set and rotating schedule
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Course

Under direction, assists in the preparation of meals for residents in various correctional and human service settings; and performs do related work as required. Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade, supplemented by two years of work experience, preferably including some experience in the preparation of a variety of food in considerable quantity.

Certificates And Licenses Required: Certification as a Certified Food Manager (CFM) within 60 days from date of hire. First Aid and CPR certifications obtained within 30 days after appointment and recertification annually thereafter. A valid driver’s license may be required. A criminal history record check is required.

First shift is from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - job duties are to oversee all prep that needs to be done cleaning and organizing kitchen for the morning shift. Set up breakfast line and make sure everything on prep list is done for lunch and dinner.

Second shift is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Third shift is from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Weekends from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday open and closing, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be required to work some weekend events; events at the site are from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Open until filled. Please apply in person at Laurel Hill Golf Course, or contact Edisson Rosales, Geovanny.Rosales@fairfaxcounty.gov (703) 493-8849.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-16004
Salary: $12.35/hour
Location: Lorton Senior Center
Schedule: This is a part-time position. The Senior Center operates, Monday-Friday and some evenings and weekends. Work hours will vary based on programs and activities.

This announcement will be used to fill a non-merit "G" status position. This position will be open until filled. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements listed for this position in order to qualify.

Provides oversight and administrative support for the Front Desk/Reception Area at the Lorton Senior Center. Monitors scan card check in procedure. Markets upcoming center events and programs. Makes appropriate referrals to other government or community resources for information and/or services. Ensures that customers receive courteous, knowledgeable, and efficient service. Maintains paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages. Routes and distributes incoming mail and email. Answers routine letters and email.

Operates fax machine, phone system, and other office equipment. Performs filling and data entry. Knowledge of computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications. Complete forms in accordance with agency procedures. Is responsible for information systems management to support the Congregate meal program, facility management, and supporting administrative processes to include purchasing and supply management and data collection. May participate on special projects, needing to effectively communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with partner organizations or agencies.

Able to plan and lead senior center activities that are age and ability appropriate. Assists the NCS Administrative Assistant IV within the South County building, and if applicable, assists in translation services. Supervises any assigned volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education, and experience working with older adults and families. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Fairfax County programs, services, and resources. Experience working with the public including older adults, managing and supervising volunteers; and managing a high-traffic central reception desk. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Bilingual.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume to: Maria Franco-Nativi via email at Maria.Franco-Nativi@fairfaxcounty.gov or via fax to 703-704-6797.

Agency: McLean Community Center
Job # ELT-MCC-15008
Salary: $13.00 to $16.00/hour, based on experience
Location: McLean Community Center 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean VA 22101
Schedule: Very part-time. Some weekday evenings and weekends. Hours will vary according to event schedule.

Multiple positions available. The McLean Community Center's Youth and Event Department are looking for part-time staffers to work a variety of youth and special events throughout the year. These positions will aid in the setup and breakdown of events; facilitate recreational activities with patrons; assist in all operational aspects of event production. Other duties may be assigned. Hours will be determined by the McLean Community Centers event schedule. Approximately 15 events occur throughout the calendar year.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum age is 18 years.
Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must be able to lift to 25 pounds.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Andrew Jennings at Andrew.Jennings@fairfaxcounty.gov. or fax to 703-556-0547with attention to Andrew Jennings.

Agency: McLean Community Center
Job#: ELT-MCC-18005
Salary: $16.00-$22.00 an hour, based on experience
Location: McLean Community Center, 6631 Old Dominion Drive, McLean VA 22101
Hours: Part time. Position requires the ability to work some evenings and weekends as required. Hours may vary according to events schedule. Hours will be determined by the McLean Community Center’s event schedule. Working approximately 12 events throughout the calendar year may be required. This position will not exceed 900 hrs. per calendar year.
Benefits: There are no benefits included in this position.

The McLean Community Center’s Special Events Department is looking for a part-time recreation Special Events Assistant to perform special event administrative and practical duties and work a variety of special events throughout the year.

The ideal candidate must be organized and experienced in: administrative duties and support, worked small, medium, and large community events, possess strong event planning and management skills, project management, volunteer management and vendor interaction.

Key responsibilities:

  • Administrative duties and support of the Special Events department
  • Facilitation and execution of special events
  • Assist with event requirements which include pre-post event planning, program plans, schedules, logistics, budget management, timelines, etc.
  • Assist in solving event-related challenges.
  • Maintain positive and consistent working relationships with sponsors and external vendors. Provides quality customer service in all internal and external interactions. Work with volunteers of all ages Other duties may be assigned.

This position will work on various aspects of special events which include, but are not limited to: administrative duties and support, pre-post event planning, production, coordination and execution of events, assist with the physical set-up and breakdown of events as well as facilitating recreational activities.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum age is 18 years.

Qualifications and Skills: Job skills related to event coordination, management and planning, recreation management, leisure services and other related fields. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, and Adobe.

Physical Requirements: Required to assist with the physical set-up and breakdown of events. Must be able to lift 30-40 pounds, stand for long periods of time, walk, bend, squat, reach, hear, see and drive.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Catherine Nesbitt at catherine.nesbitt@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17059
Salary: $11.44/hr.; no benefits
Hours: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
Location: Norma Hoffman Visitor Center

Position Description:

  • Work at the Norma Hoffman Visitor Center front desk:  be the first point of contact for the volunteer assisting you as well as the public.
  • Responsible for opening, closing and securing the Norma Hoffman Visitor Center
  • Responsible for cash handling, processing sales, and completing a daily sales reconciliation
  • Responsible for basic animal care
  • Responsible for dealing with park and citizen incidents and emergencies
  • Responsible for operational  duties: reporting visitor numbers and program numbers, cleanliness of bathrooms, monitoring the outdoor classroom, keeping maps and brochures stocked, building safety (free of hazards, including shoveling walkway from parking lot to visitor center and/or laying sand in icy/snowy conditions), checking trashcans indoors and out for needed changing, and general visitor center upkeep and presentation.

Work Schedule: Work several weekend/holiday days each month, year round. Schedule set quarterly with weekend staff input.

Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred
  • Knowledge of Huntley Meadows Park and local natural history
  • Ability to work independently without a supervisor present
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, including working well with the public, staff and volunteers
  • Must be comfortable with computers and be willing to learn new computer applications and processes
  • Must be comfortable working in a natural environment and working around animals, including snakes and insects

To apply: email resume to KLowe0@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17057
Salary: Starts at $10.50- $12.00/hour
Hours: 4-12 hours/week. We are currently looking to add a new staff member to our team to help with Weekday Evenings and Saturdays.This is a part-time position without benefits.

Drop-In Daycare is open:

  • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: Oak Marr RECenter 3200 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA 22124

The Drop–in Daycare Staff are the frontline customer service employees for the daycare room. As a Daycare staff member, you are responsible for, but not limited, to the following:

Maintain a safe and sanitary environment for children in the daycare room on a daily basis Assist in making sure that the daycare environment is always neat and orderly Assist parents with the signing in/out process upon dropping off/picking up their children Keep all appropriate records such as attendance, time and illness sheets Meet and follow all daycare room rules and licensing regulations Assist with daycare room activities Maintain daily open communication with parents Maintain confidentiality Keep supervisor informed on all relevant matters Attend in-service and staff meetings Attend mandatory Fairfax County trainings

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old Must be First-Aid/CPR certified or willing to become certified Be willing to undergo criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications/Skills: Demonstrate passion for children as well as quality childcare Demonstrate ability to work well with others in a childcare setting Ability to work in a fast paced environment, ability to move and react quickly Friendly, positive attitude Reliable, dependable Attentive, flexible and able to maintain a positive composure in a fast-paced environment Exceptional customer service skills

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Mae Terry at Mae.Terry@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: McLean Community Center
Job#: ELT-MCC-18004
Salary: $14.50-$15/hour DOE, partial benefits eligible
Schedule: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; additional morning, evening and weekend hours will be required.

This advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions including one for immediate hire and several Summer Camp hires.

Job Objectives: Under direct guidance of the Old Firehouse Manager this position is responsible for direct supervision of teens and “tweens” in a recreation setting, off-site field trips and summer programs. Facilitators research, create and implement appropriate recreation and leisure program experiences for the teens of the community while ensuring a safe and fun environment and continually encouraging personal growth within participants.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as an integral part of a team providing exceptional customer service to all who enter the Old Firehouse.
  • Provide direct supervision to participants to ensure safety, while promoting fun and encouraging positive interaction and relationship development.
  • Facilitators act as role models for impressionable youth.
  • Safely operate 12 passenger vans while transporting staff and participants.
  • Research, develop, and implement appropriate recreation and leisure programs and clubs.
  • Prepare recreational facilities for participant use and report any safety deficiencies.
  • Represent and convey information regarding the Old Firehouse’s programs and services at community and school events
  • Support center operations through purchasing of supplies, maintaining inventory, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years old
  • 1 year of experience in a recreation setting coordinating and implementing recreational programs.
  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license with no more than 5 demerit points.
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a child protective services background check and a check of the applicants driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently or previously enrolled in an accredited college or university with at least 1 year worth of course work in recreation, leisure, fitness, education or a related field.
  • Principles, practices and methods of recreation program development, facilitation, and teambuilding.
  • Principles, methods and techniques of supervising teenage participants in recreational activities.
  • Recreational activity hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Rules, practices, techniques and equipment used in a wide range of recreational and leisure activities.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Working Conditions:

  • Office and indoor/outdoor recreational facility environment; travel from site to site; exposure to computer screens, potentially hazardous chemicals, inclement weather conditions; may work in or with water; may work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Schedule may include morning, evening and weekend hours.
  • Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; moderate or light lifting and carrying; operating motorized vehicles.

Email resumes to Ashlyn.Thompson@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: FCPS
Job # ELT-RCC-16001
Salary: Starts at $9.00 to $13.00/hour, depending on experience
Schedule: Mornings, afternoons and evenings; weekdays and weekends

Must be certified in Lifeguarding and CPR. RCC Lifeguards receive free uniforms, paid in-service training and free advancement classes.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Matthew.McCall@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail or fax to:

Matthew McCall
2310 Colts Neck Road Reston, VA 20191
Fax: 703-476-8617

 

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18006
Salary: $14.50-17/hour, benefits eligible*
Hours: Part time: 1040-1500 hrs/year, Spring, Summer, Fall: 25-35 hours/week. Winter: 15 hours/week
Location: Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA 22066. Located on the Potomac River with over 400 acres of forest, meadow and ponds. Will also involve leading programs around the region at different schools, libraries, historic sites and rec center.

Description: Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, manage the volunteer program at Riverbend Park. Contact, interview, train and lead volunteers on resource management projects at Riverbend Park and Scotts Run. Manage large volunteer projects including scout projects and volunteer cleanups. Work under the supervision of the Senior Interpreter to plan, design and present interpretive programs in natural and cultural history and science topics for age groups ranging from preschool to adults. Groups can include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, birthday parties, camps, wagon rides, events and special request programs.

Hours: Hours vary and include weekend, holiday, morning and evening hours.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education or closely related field and 1year of experience presenting interpretive programs or teaching children. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. CPR/first aid certified or able to obtain certification within 3months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing volunteers or staff. Experience communicating with volunteers of all ages. Additional 2 years of experience beyond minimum. Experience working and caring for animals including reptiles and amphibians. Certified interpretive guide certification. Boating experience and ACA instructor certification. Note: *Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. This position cannot exceed 1560 hours per calendar year.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to rita.peralta@fairfaxcounty.gov

Riverbend Park 8700 Potomac Hills Street Great Falls, VA 22066 Phone: 703-759-9018

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15072
Salary: Starting $12/hour, based on experience
Location: Spring Hill RECenter in McLean, Virginia
Position Start Date: The Camp Site Directors will need to begin planning and organizing in May but full work weeks are not required until June. Attendance is required at trainings held in early June. Must be available to work through the last day of camp on September 2nd.

Under the direct supervision of the Land Programmer, the Camp Site Directors provide high quality services and exceptional customer service to campers and parents by overseeing all aspects of the camp program delivery. They plan and implement recreational day camp programs; are responsible for assisting in the preparation of counselor schedules; prepare and maintain staff and children's records and files; and administer medications to campers as directed on authorization forms. They act as a liaison between camp counselors and site staff, between camp and parents, and between site camp programs and Youth Services.

Directors are responsible for ensuring the following: health and safety precautions are met, staff are complying with FCPA Standard Operating Procedures, and Virginia Department of Social Services regulations are being followed. They assist camp staff in the maintenance of equipment, supplies, and camp areas; assist counselors in preparing daily plans and calendars and create handouts for parents; help counselors in planning and confirming field trips, guest speakers and special events; adhere to all guidelines as outlined in the Camp Counselor Handbook including documenting all accidents, injuries, incidents, complaints, and problems as well as reporting to supervisor regularly regarding status of camp.

They handle camp inquiries and assist with camp registrations, confirmations, and wait list placements; assist staff in contacting campers prior to camp; substitute for counselors when a counselor is absent; keep camp program areas tidy, safe and presentable; prepare and distribute activity calendars and supply lists; communicate camper assessments to parents and make phone calls as necessary. The Camp Site Directors will have direct authority over Camp Counselors and reports directly to the Site Programmer daily and to Youth Services when required. Training will be provided. Other job duties to support the program may be assigned.

Directors will work together to oversee these camps:

  • Kiddie Camp, ages 3 - 5 years (children must be potty trained), preschool aged camp
  • Junior R.O.C.S., ages 5 - 8 years, a variety camp
  • Summer R.O.C.S., ages 8 - 14 years, a variety camp
  • Sport Zone Camp, ages 6 - 13 years, a sports themed camp

Minimum Qualifications: Staff must be of good character and reputation and be capable of accepting training, carrying out assigned tasks, communicate orally and in writing, communicate with emergency personnel and understand instructions on prescriptions. Camp Site Directors must be at least 21 years old and have one of the following:

A high school diploma and three years of programmatic experience with children in a group setting (with one year of supervisory experience), or An early childhood certificate or credential and two years of programmatic experience with children in a group setting (with one year of supervisory experience), or College credits or undergraduate degree (with 48 semester hours in education, recreation, or related field) and one year of programmatic experience with children in a group setting, or A graduate degree in a child-related field and six months of programmatic experience with children in a group setting. In addition, all Camp Site Directors must:

Agree to a criminal background check, including fingerprinting and a Central Registry Check completed by Child Protective Services. Provide negative TB test results (valid for two years). Attend staff development and training and a site orientation. Have current First Aid and CPR certifications. Have never been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation, or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check. Provide at least two references.

Preferred Qualifications: Education, childhood development or summer camp background. Strong interest in outdoor or environmental education and/or cultural resource stewardship.

To Apply: Submit a résumé and include two references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If selected, you will be notified of additional procedures to begin employment. Interested candidates should forward resumes to Nicole Falceto, Land Program Supervisor, Spring Hill RECenter by email to Alexander.Barnard@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Attn: Alexander Barnard
Spring Hill RECenter
1239 Spring Hill Rd McLean, VA 22102

Questions? Call Alexander at 703-324-9167

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15073
Salary: $10.46/hour starting
Location: Spring Hill RECenter in McLean, Virginia
Schedule: Must be available for required trainings and camp planning in early June. Camps run beginning June 13th through September 2nd.

Be a part of a fun and energetic team environment and help children stay active through games, activities, crafts, and field trips. We are seeking up to 20 Camp Leaders to oversee the care of campers by facilitating fun and entertaining activities. Help make positive childhood memories in parks and recreation and childhood development fields at Spring Hill RECenter’s summer day camps. 

Under the direct supervision of the Land Programmer and Camp Director, Camp Leaders provide high-energy games, a variety of activities and exceptional customer service to campers and parents. Camp Leaders plan, implement and supervise activities for children including field trips and pool time; procure, organize and maintain camp supplies; keep camp program areas tidy, safe and presentable; prepare and distribute activity calendars and supply lists; communicate camper assessments to parents and make phone calls as necessary; document accidents, injuries, complaints and problems and report through the proper chain of command; and provide overall supervision of children enrolled in the program in keeping with FCPA procedures and policies.  Training will be provided. Other job duties to support the program may be assigned.

Camp Leaders may choose (sometimes assigned as needed) to be a part of a variety of camps which include:

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  • Kiddie Camp, ages 3 - 5 years (children must be potty trained), camp for the preschool aged child, crafts, games and story time
  • Junior R.O.C.S., ages 5 - 8 years, see Summer R.O.C.S. description below
  • Summer R.O.C.S., ages 8 - 14 years, a variety camp that offers activities ranging from art and games to nature and other specialty activities
  • Sport Zone Camp, ages 6 - 13 years, a sports themed camp

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have experience working with children in a group setting.  Must have proven strong oral and written communication skills.  Must be a strong team player and demonstrate initiative to complete tasks. Interest in working with children both indoors outdoors.

Special Requirements: All successful applicants must also agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting, provide negative TB results, attend mandatory training, possess current or acquire first aid and CPR certifications before the start of camps, and have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check.

Preferred Qualifications: Education, childhood development or summer camp background.  Strong interest in outdoor or environmental education and/or cultural resource stewardship. Experience in any one or more of these topics: arts, crafts, nature, football, tennis, basketball, swimming, or any similar hobby, game or sport.

To Apply: Submit a résumé and include two references.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If selected, you will be notified of additional procedures to begin employment. Interested candidates should forward resumes to Nicole Falceto, Land Program Supervisor, Spring Hill RECenter by email to Alexander.Barnard@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Attn: Alexander Barnard
Spring Hill RECenter
1239 Spring Hill Rd
McLean, VA 22102

Questions? Call Alexander at 703-324-9167

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-15010
Salary: $12.35/hour  (Grade S07)
Schedule: Work hours vary Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple Activity Facilitator positions at Southgate Community Center. These positions are part-time, temporary, do not earn leave and are not eligible for benefits.

Facilitators plan, prepare, and lead community center activities that are age and ability appropriate. Work collaboratively to plan and organize activities/programs that focus on prevention and are based on community needs. Implement programming techniques that serve a multi-cultural and economically diverse population. Leads scheduled activities, encouraging full participation, enjoyment, and group involvement that meet the desired outcomes. Facilitator will be accountable for quality of programs provided to the community participants. Assist in the marketing of programs and outreach to the community. Provides leadership and ensures the safety of all center participants. Interacts positively, supportively, and reassuringly with the participants; acts as role model and mentor. Community Centers are particularly interested in candidates that have skills in the areas of educational tutoring, art, theatre, music education, science, cooking, graphic design, costume design and sports.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED; plus experience working with youth, adults and families. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Capable of driving a 14-passenger (non-CDL) bus. Bilingual in English and a second language.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Christine Hodgson to Christine.Hodgson@fairfaxcounty.gov or to Lizaneth Lecca at Lizanet.Lecca@fairfaxcounty.gov. Resumes can also be mailed to:

Southgate Community Center
12125 Pinecrest Rd
Reston, VA 20191

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-17017
Salary: Starts at $8.22/hour (Grade S02, no benefits)
Schedule: This position is scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Hours worked will vary and include weekends and holidays. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, month or yearly.)

Multiple positions available. Laurel Hill Golf Club is hiring for a seasonal food and beverage servers and bartenders. Bartends/servers will be responsible for serving food and drinks along with working occasional special events.

Work schedule will vary from early mornings to late nights depending on shift worked. Attendance at occasional training sessions is required.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school degree. Must be at least 18 years of age. Basic knowledge of food preparation.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent communication skills and problem solving abilities. Organized, responsible, and able to self-direct. Point of sale and customer service experience. Experience with EZ Links POS software.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employee.

To Apply: Email your resume to Matthew.Loewenstein@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail it to:

Laurel Hill Golf Club
Attn: Matt Loewenstein
8701 Laurel Crest Dr.
Lorton, VA 22079

 

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16013
Salary: $11 to $13/hour, depending on experience
Hours: Mostly weekends, some weekdays and evenings
Location: Work will require travel to various FCPA sites

Responsible for transporting and operating a trackless train and interpreting various natural and cultural resources throughout the FCPA park system. Work is under the general supervision of the Resource Management Division Train Coordinator.  

Duties and responsibilities include: Leads interpretive programs from the train; transports train using pick-up truck and attached trailer; maintains train safety and security; records attendance and financial data.

Qualifications: Applicants should—

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  • Be able to drive a pick-up truck with trailer;
  • Be able to load four amusement-size train cars into the trailer and secure the cars;
  • Have a valid Virginia driver’s license;
  • Have some experience working with children – course work in education or interpretation would be beneficial, but are not required;
  • Be able to work with diverse groups of people, and possess effective oral and written communication skills.

To Apply: Position open until filled. Applicants should send a current resume and cover letter to or by mail to Christopher Goldbecker Christopher.Goldbecker@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16011
Salary: Pay rates vary, based on experience; no benefits

Training is available. For details, call the site nearest you and ask for the Aquatic Supervisor:

RECenters:

  • George Washington - Alexandria, 703-780-8894
  • Mt. Vernon - Alexandria, 703-768-3224
  • Oak Marr - Oakton, 703-281-6501
  • Providence - Falls Church, 703-698-1351
  • Lee District - Franconia, 703-922-9841
  • South Run - Springfield, 703-866-0566
  • Spring Hill - McLean, 703-827-0989
  • Cub Run - Chantilly, 703-817-9407
  • Wakefield - Annandale, 703-321-7081 

Outdoor Pools:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Pool, Alexandria: Call Sandy Kellogg at Mt. Vernon RECenter - Alexandria, 703-768-3224
  • Watermine at Lake Fairfax Park (water park), Reston, 703-471-5415

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17041 Park/Rec Support Asst. IV and ELT-FCPA-17042 Park/Rec Support Asst. IV
Salary: $14.50 per hour
Location: 8116 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003- Wakefield Area 2 shop
Hours: Hours are 6:00am to 2:30 pm. Hours could be dependent on weather. Could possibly work full 40 hour week but not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. This position will be terminated when full-time vacancies are filled, estimated to be in January 2018.

Duties:

  • Assists the turf crew with artificial turf repairs and other maintenance related to artificial turf.
  • Assists the turf crew in all natural grass maintenance on all FCPA athletic fields.
  • Crew support for artificial turf including, all aspects of artificial turf repairs, the use of a hot melt glue gun, running of the groomers and other maintenance equipment.
  • Crew support for natural grass athletic fields including aeration, fertilizing and over seeding of all the athletic fields.
  • Participation in weekly and scheduled safety meetings.
  • Assists with general crew duties including shop, equipment and tool maintenance.
  • Active participation in training on the job.

Qualifications: Two years of experience in grounds and building maintenance. Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state Department of Education. Must be eligible to work in Virginia, possess a Social Security card, and have access to reliable transportation. Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds. Ability to spend extended periods of time standing and walking. Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license with good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working on athletic fields, having a VA pesticide and fertilizer certifications.

To Apply: Sam Burris, Turfgrass Specialist, Send resume to Sam.burris@fairfaxcounty.gov. Applications accepted until positions are filled. For further information call 703-321-7616.

 

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18014
Hourly Rate: $21
Closing Date: March 9th
Location: Museum Collections Office, Walney Visitor Center, Chantilly, VA 20151

The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking a Collections Assistant to assist the Museum Collections Manager with collections duties. This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year, resulting in a shortened weekly schedule averaging 30 hours per week, to provide for year-round employment. Individuals in these positions have the option to purchase county health benefits; no other county benefits are included. Appointment to this position is contingent upon satisfactory results on a criminal history record check.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with inventories of collections and reconciliation of artifact records
  • Performs data entry and filing of donor recognition letters, gift/donation forms, catalog records, accession and deaccession forms, loan forms, and other artifact documentation
  • Assists in the deaccession process, including documentation, movement of objects, and researching disposal options
  • Classifies and physically numbers museum artifacts
  • Assists with storage of collections
  • Assists with simple, appropriate cleaning of artifacts and collections storage areas
  • Assists with maintenance of collections database
  • Retrieves and prepares artifacts and artifact information, conducts artifact-related research, and provides input regarding collection elements for exhibits, programs, website and social media content, and other instances where collections information is needed
  • Prepares exhibits and website and social media content
  • Assists with Environmental Monitoring and Integrated Pest Management tasks
  • Assists with installation and dismantling of exhibits as needed
  • Occasionally responds to collection-related inquiries, surveys, etc., from museums, researchers, and collectors
  • Occasionally assists with routine security and safety inspections
  • Occasionally assists with collection and/or education tours
  • Occasionally trains and exercises direction over interns, and junior staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s degree in American history, museum studies, public history, liberal arts, or other museum-related field; Strong understanding of museum standards and accession procedures; Proficiency with database applications; 2 years’ experience working in a technical role at a museum.

Preferred Qualifications: MA in Museum Studies or related field of study; Experience with Proficio’s Re:discovery software; Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines; Ability to use complex filing and research systems; Ability to multi-task and problem solve; Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; Familiarity with scanners and digital cameras.

Physical Requirements: This work requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of items up to 25 pounds. Requires on-site inspection of collections objects in historic homes and buildings, including attics, basements, and non-climate controlled areas.

How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Megan.Leining@fairfaxcounty.gov