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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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

Visit Lifeguard Jobs for complete details and directions on how to apply for these positions.

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-18056
Hours: Average 15-20 hours per week.
Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn benefits, paid leave or receive holiday pay.
Pay: $9.95 to $13.53 based on experience
Location: Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Instructor Description: Plan, design and present interpretive programs in natural and cultural history, geocaching, orienteering, kayaking and science topics for age groups ranging from preschool to adults. Groups can include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, events and special request programs.

Hours: Variable, but hours will include some mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a associates degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural or cultural history, education or a closely related field and six months experience presenting interpretive programs or teaching children. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. Strong organizational skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Anthony.Bulmer@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-324-8618

Anthony Bulmer
Lakefront Naturalist/Historian Senior Interpreter
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-18059
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-15009
Salary: $10.00-$10.50/hour
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Schedule: 3-11 pm, 3-4 days per week; days vary and include both weekdays, weekends and holidays

This is a great fit for a second job or to work around a school schedule.

Description: Frying Pan Farm Park is a diverse 135-acre park and this position will include working indoors and outdoors. Duties include cleaning classrooms and restrooms, trash removal, unlocking and locking building for user groups, patrolling park grounds, responding to staff and visitor requests, supporting evening rental staff, and other custodian duties.

Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Be able to work out doors in all weather, traverse uneven ground, lift up to 50 pounds and perform general maintenance and custodial work. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of working alone.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check. First Aid and CPR/AED certification (offered through Fairfax County) must be completed with 60 days of hire.

To apply: Submit your resume to Martin.Graves@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to: 2709 West Ox Rd. Herndon VA. 20171

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16020
Salary: $10/hour (no benefits)
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Hours:  12-18 hours per week. Seasonal from March through November. Hours are 9:30am-5:00pm Saturdays and 10:30am-5:00pm Sundays. Additional weekday mornings may be available.

Weekend tractor drivers and carousel operators needed. Learn to drive a tractor for wagon rides and to operate a 1918 carousel. Enjoy a chance to work outside on the farm and learn about gardening, crops, farm animals, and farm equipment. Carousel operators perform daily inspections on the carousel, take note of any equipment damage or wear and report maintenance and repair problems to their supervisors. 

Minimum Qualifications: Good communication skills and a friendly attitude are required. 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. Greet patrons as they enter rides, and confirm that they meet height and other admission requirements to get on the rides. Applicants must possess a high school diploma, a valid state driver’s license, and be at least 18 years old.

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.

Additional Responsibilities: Assists in the Country Store with sales, stocking and cleaning during down time and at the end of the day. Other job duties may include special event support, visitor information and general guest services.  Training will be provided. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Teresa.Reynolds@fairfaxcounty.gov. For additional information, call 703-437-9101. 

Agency: Parktakes - Park Services Division, Fairfax County Park Authority 
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18068
Salary: $10.95/hour, Exempt
Hours: Part-time position, (2-3 weekdays 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.)
Location: Herrity Building: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Description: Performs a variety of duties and functions as the agency's initial contact to the public. Receives calls regarding classes, camps, trips and tours offered through the Parktakes magazine. Registers, cancels and transfers programs for customers. Processes registration requests by phone, mail, and fax, creates new member accounts and searches for current accounts using Parknet software. Assists in scheduling activities for adults and children that function at varying levels. Representative will also respond to any customer inquiries about services as well as handle and resolve complaints. Individual should be knowledgeable of all department policies.

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 one year 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: Excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and Rec Dynamics software. Ability to work independently and on a team. Bilingual in English and: Spanish, Korean, or Vietnamese.

To Apply: Please submit your resume by e-mail to Ninette.Heiligh@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Closing Date: 08/31/2018

Benefits: This position is an exempt part-time position and does not offer health benefits.

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-18006
Salary: $12.80 per hour – (S7)
Status:  Temporary, Part-time
Location: James Lee Community Center, 2855-A Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042
Schedule: This position is scheduled to work an average of 17 per week not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours. Work hours vary from 9 a.m.to 10 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays.

Description: This announcement will be used to fill non-benefit Activity Facilitator positions at James Lee 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 G.E.D.; plus experience working with youth, adults and families. Must be 18 years of age - individuals hired for positions working with teens must be at least 21 years of age.

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

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 driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. A valid driver’s license is required at the time of hire.  Must obtain CPR, First AID, AED, Food Handler certification with 90 days.

*Note: Individuals in these positions not are eligible for benefits and do not earn leave or receive holiday pay.

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

Jessica Esparza
James Lee Community Center
2855-A Annandale Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

Position open until filled

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18069
Salary: $10.00 - $11.50/hour (position is exempt and not benefits eligible)
Hours: 20-40 hours/week. Weekends and some holiday work is required. Hours may be affected by weather
Location: Jefferson Golf Course, 7900 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Virginia 22042

Duties: Manages the tee sheet and POS system. Will be required to learn the snack bar menu and how to make each item. Assists in booking tee times, tennis courts, and birthday party reservations over the phone and in person.   

Minimum requirements: High school education and one year’s experience in customer service and administrative support. Excellent communications skills; ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds; has basic computer skills. Experience cooking and preparing food is preferred but not required.

Preferred Certificates and Licenses: First Aid and CPR/AED certification and food manager license (offered through Fairfax County).

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for employee benefits, such as medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, participation in flexible spending programs, earned leave or holiday pay. Promotional opportunities may become available if the candidate excels at the duties of the position.

To apply: Please e-mail resumes to the Assistant Manager Joey Sinclair at Joseph.Sinclair@fairfaxcounty.gov. Interviews with qualified applicants will begin immediately. Position open.

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.

Visit Lake Accotink Jobs for complete details and directions on how to apply for these positions.

 

Visit Lake Fairfax Jobs for complete details and directions on how to apply for these positions.

 

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Salary: $8.22 -$9.00 per hour
Hours: Varies on the time of season. Expect 12-20 hours per week, mostly evenings. Expect shifts on weekends and holidays.
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club

Duties: Driving range and range ball maintenance, cart cleaning, and general custodial duties.

To apply: Please visit Laurel Hill to fill out an application or email your name and phone number to Alexander.Titus@fairfaxcounty.gov who will contact you.

 

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: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18067
Salary: Starts at $8.22/hour (Grade S01, no benefits)
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club

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 21 years of age.

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: 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-18008
Salary: $14.50-$15/hour DOE, Partial Benefits Eligible
Hours: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; additional morning, evening and weekend hours will be required.

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.

To apply: email resumes to Ashlyn.Thompson@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job #: ELT-NCS-18005
Salary: $12.80 per hour (S7)
Status:  Temporary, Part-time
Location: Mott Community Center, 12111 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
Schedule: This position is scheduled to work an average of 17 per week not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours. Work hours vary from 9 a.m.to 10 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays.

Description: This announcement will be used to fill multiple non-benefit Activity Facilitator positions at Mott 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 G.E.D.; plus experience working with youth, adults and families. Must be 18 years of age - individuals hired for positions working with teens must be at least 21 years of age.

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

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 driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. A valid driver’s license is required at the time of hire.  Must obtain CPR, First AID, AED, Food Handler certification with 90 days.

*Note: Individuals in these positions not are eligible for benefits and do not earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply:  Please submit your resume via email to Leon Milkins at Leon.Milkins@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail to:

Leon Milkins
Mott Community Center
12111 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Position open until filled

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: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18072
Salary: $11.00/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 8:30AM-1:00PM
Monday-Thursday 4PM-7:30PM
Saturdays 9AM-1PM

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

Description/Duties: 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 to Sumera Shaikh at Sumera.Shaikh@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18037
Salary: $15— $17 per hour
Location: Oak Marr RECenter

Oak Marr is seeking qualified individuals to supervise the new child care drop-in operation.

The Child Care Supervisor will be responsible for the management of the new drop-in child care operation. They will be required to help develop, plan and implement the child care policies to ensure a safe, fun and nurturing environment for children. Duties will include scheduling, hiring, monitoring staff to child ratios, program development, and supervision of paid or volunteer child care workers. The candidate must have child/infant first aid and CPR certifications within 30 days of hire date. Will be required to undergo criminal background check and have supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include experience in early education or childcare and supervisory experience.

Essential Functions

  • Manage all child care operations and programs, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the program curriculum and activities.
  • Recruit, hire, develop and supervise staff teams.
  • Practice continuous quality improvement, evaluating practices and programs and implementing changes as needed.
  • Ensure that all administrative tasks related to site/program operations are completed.
  • Assist the Land Programmer in reaching enrollment and revenue goals.
  • Manage the department budget.
  • Complete administration work as required for center operations.
  • Serve as part of the branch leadership team.
  • Works hands-on to meet ratio requirements.

Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum age of 21.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with and leading youth programs.
  • Minimum of one year previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
  • Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  • Commitment to working with school age children in a recreational setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Degree in education or recreation.
  • Education or experience in child development, child guidance, human relations, communication, or recreational programs.

To Apply, send your resume to Kirt.Chase@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: Reston Community Center
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: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18064
Salary: $10 to $13/ hour; no benefits
Hours: May through mid-October Saturdays and Sundays and some weekdays. Monday holidays. Mornings and/or evenings. Schedule may vary. 20-30 hours per week. NOTE: This position is expected to work both Saturday and Sunday.
Location: Riverbend Park, Great Falls, Virginia

About Riverbend Park: Riverbend Park is a fun, high-energy park with great staff and a great working atmosphere! We are currently hiring boat rental staff for our summer boating season. Some benefits of working at Riverbend Park include working at FCPA’s only riverfront park with many opportunities for outdoor activities including fishing, boating and hiking. Play your part by working in and preserving this beautiful park!

Job Duties: Responsible for operating park’s boat rental operation which includes kayaks, canoes, and row boats. Staff works directly with site maintenance staff, and under assistant manager. Performs duties related to marina operations including monitoring river activity for visitor safety. Staff will receive training in CPR and water safety. Appointed staff will complete boater education course.

Daily duties include inspection of all boat rental and safety equipment, maintaining of marina area, operation of park patrol boat, monitoring visitor safety, answering visitor questions, and ensuring marina regulation compliance. General maintenance duties will be assigned as necessary.

This is a physically demanding jobs at times and staff must be physically able to complete all duties.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years (minimum age) or older. High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid driver’s license with good driving record. Able to lift 50 lbs. Canoeing, kayaking, or boating experience. Fishing experience a plus.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Julie.Gurnee@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18054
Salary: $10-13/hour
Hours: Hours vary. Weekend and holiday work required. Morning and/or evening work required. 15-30 hours/week.
Location: Riverbend Park

Note: This is a temporary seasonal position, March-November, with the possibility of employment at the end of the season.

Duties:

  • Assists with maintenance of 400+ acres of natural and cultural resource based parkland including grounds and trails.
  • Maintenance and Janitorial duties in public facilities.
  • Performs safety and security tasks.
  • Opening/closing duties.
  • Work with paid and volunteer staff on special projects.
  • Assists with seasonal marina operation.
  • Assists with parking control on busy weekends and holidays

Qualifications: 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, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect remote park areas. Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license with good driving record. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

To Apply: Contact John Callow, Riverbend Park at 703-759-9018 for further information. Submit resume by email to John.Callow@fairfaxcounty.gov or fill out application at Riverbend Park. Applications accepted until position filled.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18055
Salary: $12-15/hour, Benefits Eligible*
Hours: Hours vary. Weekend and holiday work required. Morning and/or evening work required. 15-30 hours/week.
Location: Riverbend Park
Note: This is a temporary seasonal position, March-November, with the possibility of employment at the end of the season.

Duties:

  • Assist with maintenance of 400+ acres of natural and cultural resource based parkland including grounds and trails.
  • Maintenance and Janitorial duties in public facilities.
  • Perform safety and security tasks.
  • Opening/closing duties.
  • Work with paid and volunteer staff on special projects.
  • Assist with seasonal marina operation.
  • Assist with parking control on busy weekends and holidays

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, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect remote park areas. Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license with good driving record. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

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: Contact John Callow, Riverbend Park at 703-759-9018 for further information. Submit resume by email to John.Callow@fairfaxcounty.gov or fill out application at Riverbend Park. Applications accepted until position filled.

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:

  •  
  • 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, Natural Resources Branch
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18076
Grade: S24
Salary: $32.00/hour
Hours: Not to exceed 1,560 hours/calendar year

The Fairfax County Park Authority, located in Northern Virginia outside Washington D.C., seeks two (2) ecologists to perform in two of the countywide natural resources management programs.  We seek ecologists with skills in vegetation survey, natural community classification, ecological restoration, natural resource management, and project management. Both positions are part-time seasonal, not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. A health benefit plan will be available for purchase, but paid leave and retirement benefits are not included. These positions are funded for two years and are likely to continue longer. Agency vehicles will be available for use; however, site visits may occasionally require the use of a personal vehicle when the agency fleet is unavailable. Personal vehicle mileage will be reimbursed at the Federal rate of $0.545/mile (or current rate). 

  1. - Vegetation Ecologist
     
    The first position will work within the Natural Resources Branch’s inventory program and will conduct Natural Vegetation Community Classification (NVCC) in parks countywide.The NVCC produces planning-level geographic dataset of natural vegetation communities for broad use. This project will provide the Fairfax County Park Authority much needed information on its natural resources that will be used to preserve, protect, manage, and restore, and will inform natural resource decisions made by the agency. Weekly hours will likely vary seasonally; expect full-time hours (40/week) during the growing season. This ecologist will spend most of the growing season (April-September) in the field collecting data, with occasional office days for data management and inclement weather. Data management work will be conducted during the dormant season or on a periodic basis following longer periods of field data collection.  Basic editing proficiency using ArcGIS is required, with additional training available. This position is expected to work independently with minimal direction and oversight following an initial training period.  This project will be digitally-based using the latest available technology.  Field data collection will utilize iPads and be designed to integrate with ArcGIS online. All applicants must either be familiar with, or open to, using these new technologies for recording and managing field data. No paper maps or notes will be used.
     

- Restoration Ecologist
 
The second position will perform within the Natural Resources Branch’s countywide ecological restoration program titled Helping Our Land Heal (HOLH). The HOLH program plans for and implements ecological restoration and natural resources management activities with the end goal of restoring terrestrial and aquatic ecological systems and associated natural capital.  This ecologist will plan, implement and monitor ecological restoration projects at select sites on county parkland under the direction of the HOLH program manager. We are seeking an ecologist with skills in ecological restoration, natural resource management, forestry, rangeland management, and project management. Under general supervision, the position is expected to serve as a full-performance team member for the HOLH program. The position will have both office and field responsibilities, and may supervise field personnel. It will serve as a contact/resource on questions from citizens and business relating to individual restoration projects. Basic editing proficiency using ArcGIS is required, with additional training available.  Applicants will be expected to work approximately 30 hours/week, year-round as there are key responsibilities that occur during all seasons. 
 
Qualifications (both positions):

  • Bachelor’s degree is required in ecology, biology, botany, forestry, geography, natural resources, environmental, or related field; Master’s degree preferred in ecology, biology, botany, geography, natural resources, environmental, or related field.
  • Three or more years related experience (graduate education can substitute for part) is required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and GPS is required. 
  • Ability to communicate technical and semi-technical issues effectively, both orally and writing, to a wide range of audiences is required.
  • Ability to perform field work alone under potentially adverse conditions, including exposure to heat, humidity, steep and wet terrain and insects is required.
  • Able to work well with others; this is a team project involving multiple ecologists, an agency data manager, and the project supervisor.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle is required.
     
    Vegetation Ecologist:
  • Ability to proficiently identify the plant species of Northern Virginia.
  • Prior experience with vegetation ecology and natural community classification (ideally, inventory-based).
  • Familiarity with the Natural Communities of Virginia Classification of Ecological Community Groups (Third Approximation, Version 3.0) and/or the U.S. National Vegetation Classification (USNVC).
  • Experience collecting, organizing and managing large quantities of data.  Database management experience is a plus. 
     
     
    Restoration Ecologist:
  • Experience scoping, planning and implementing ecological restoration or natural resource management projects is preferred.
  • Experience in project management is preferred, especially ecological restoration projects and applied natural resource management.
  • Experience budgeting, scheduling, and administering projects and contracts for ecological restorations or natural resource management is preferred.
     

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to Kristen Sinclair at Kristen.Sinclair@fairfaxcounty.gov. Applicants must specify which position they are applying for (or both.) Applications will be accepted from now until October 15th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The anticipated start date is December 1st, 2018.

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-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.

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