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.

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Location: Lake Accotink Park
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20019
Status: G (Part-Time, 900 hours per year maximum)
Schedule: 24 hours/week on average, hours variable between 7 am and 9 pm including weekends and some holidays.
Salary: $13 to 15/hour

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 workspaces and visitor areas.

Takes initiative to increase knowledge of the park, its facilities, programs, services, and resources. 

Assist Assistant Manager and programming team with developing and teaching/leading programs and events.

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: High school diploma or equivalent, a combination of course work in education, parks and recreation, hospitality and tourism, business, or related field, at the college level, plus 2 years of successful employment in a position of responsibility. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Valid driver’s license and excellent driving history.

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of experience in planning, implementing, and leading adult and family classes and events. Ability to communicate in a language that is prevalent in the local community, in addition to English fluency. Experience working in a public park setting.

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. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry. Be certified in: First Aid, CPR, A.E.D, Boater Safety, Basic Water Safety, and MAT certification or within 30 days.

To Apply: Submit your resume to: Dan Grulke via email at Dan.Grulke@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20018
Status: Part-Time, 1,560 hours/year
Salary: $17.25 - $20.00, benefits eligible*
Location: Lake Accotink Park Schedule: 30 hours per week (average), 4 - 5 days per week including Saturday or Sunday; hours per day variable; some mornings and evenings required, generally with advance scheduling.

Lake Accotink Park in Springfield, Virginia draws families and individuals from a diverse community who visit the park to appreciate nature, walk, hike, bike, have picnics, participate in special events, camps and classes, and gain new experiences. The park entrance road and a portion of the main trail were once the track bed of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. The lake is the backdrop for a marina which offers boat rentals, an antique carousel, miniature golf, and numerous picnic areas. This position focuses on planning and managing the park’s classes, summer camps and other programs, and also assists with ensuring the safe and effective operations of the park. The position requires an organized, self-motivated individual with a proven record of success in working independently and as part of a team. 

Under the direction of the Park Supervisor, duties will include: 

  • Develop plans for and implement classes and camps, some to utilize Park Authority staff, some relying on vendors.
  • Analyze registrations and class trends, evaluate new opportunities, and adjust programming accordingly. 
  • Hire and supervise volunteers, instructors, naturalists, and camp staff. Assist in hiring and supervising non-program staff.
  • Plan, design and present interpretive programs in natural and cultural history, as well as science topics for age groups ranging from preschool to adults. (Groups can include: school groups, scout groups, Mom’s/Dad’s groups, general public, birthday parties, camps, tour boat cruises, events and special request programs.)
  • Ensure that programs meet agency standards in terms of curriculum, staffing and revenue.
  • Represent the park and promote its programs and services at community events, public meetings and the like. 
  • Prepare and update program marketing materials such as flyers, calendar listings, web content, visual displays for outreach events and waysides – to include gathering and organizing written material and photographs.
  • Manage class and camp details to enable co-workers to provide timely information to customers and prepare/maintain program space and equipment to standards. 
  • Meet all deadlines pertaining to loading program data and monitoring enrollment in the Park Authority’s class-and-camp registration system.
  • Collaborate with staff and volunteers to plan and implement seasonal events. Assist with small and large-scale special events.
  • Assist with public inquiries in person and on the phone. 
  • Ensures adherence to correct cash handling procedures, security protocols, purchasing and inventory policies, vehicle and equipment use protocols, custodial standards, and other critical routines that support the operations of the park.
  • Depending on scheduled hours, fulfill Manager on Duty responsibilities to support full shift coverage of essential operations.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least one year of programming and planning experience and some college-level course work in Recreation and Parks or other related field. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and able to conduct business and manage information using email, basic office software, and other technology tools. Experience in intermediate level competence with Microsoft Office Suite, able to work outdoors, stand for long periods, traverse uneven ground, carry, pull and (or) lift up to 40 lbs unassisted. Able to communicate fluently in English. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of finishing required and requested tasks with minimal supervision. Be able to count money and work by themselves.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation, education, American history, or environmental science/biology related field. Experience working in a public park setting and experience with Rec Dynamics or other data load system for programming tasks. Two or more years of experience in planning, implementing, and leading adult and family classes and events. Ability to communicate in a language that is prevalent in the local community, in addition to English fluency.

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. Be certified in: First Aid, CPR, A.E.D, Boater Safety, Basic Water Safety, and MAT certification or within 30 days.

*Note: Individual in this position is eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but is not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. To Apply: Send resume by email to Dan.Grulke@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20014
Salary: $18.88/hour, benefits eligible*
Hours: 30 hours per week (not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year), occasional weekend work required.
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312

Coordinates the operation of 10 seasonal farmers markets throughout Fairfax County, including special events such as Farmers Markets Week and Fall Harvest Days. Recruits vendors, hosts meetings about the market program, processes applications and coordinates the vendor selection process. Maintains administrative records for the program. Monitors the markets for compliance with market rules and visits vendors to ensure products are locally grown or produced. Assists with the recruitment, training and management of the volunteer Market Managers. Works with county staff to promote the markets and deliver excellent customer service. Works with government and nonprofit organizations to organize and promote the SNAP at Market programs. Coordinates the farmers markets Instagram account by scheduling posts and organizing photos and other content.

Minimum Qualifications: Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, social media platforms and ability to learn new software applications. Ability to coordinate volunteers. Ability to prepare administrative reports. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with county staff, community organizations, state and federal agencies and the public. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally before a large audience and in writing for marketing and funding support. Highly organized and able to work independently. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in adverse weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications: An associate degree or higher in an accredited program with demonstrated skills and knowledge of organizing programs, community education and marketing. Coordination of an Instagram account for an organization. Grant writing experience a plus. Examples of relevant degrees include: Horticulture, Agriculture, Food Science, Food Marketing, Biology, Environmental Sustainability, Business or related degree. Three years of progressively responsible experience in related field is desired.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license.

Note: *This position is scheduled to work an average of 30 hours per week (not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year). 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: Contact Pamela Smith, Community Horticulture Coordinator, Green Spring Gardens at 703- 642-0128. Submit resumes by email to pamela.smith2@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Position open until filled.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20014
Salary: $15.14-$20/hour
Hours: 30 hours per week (not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year), occasional weekend work required.
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312

Assists with the following:

  • Maintenance of 31 acres of gardens including lawns, gardens, and trails.
  • Maintenance of public use facilities, including the Historic House and Horticulture Center.
  • Repairs and seasonal upkeep of greenhouses.
  • Events at gardens.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience in grounds and building maintenance.
  • Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state Department of Education.
  • Must be eligible to work in Virginia and have access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to conduct basic conversation in English.
  • Must be able to transverse rough terrain in all-weather conditions.

Hours: 30 hours/week; 6:00am – 1:00pm; occasional weekend work required.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor Vehicle operator’s license. First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

To apply: Contact Frank Jankauskas, Park Specialist, Green Spring Gardens at 703-642-5173 for further information. Submit resume by email to fjanka@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. 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.

Position open until filled.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20013
Salary: $9.25 - $10.00
Hours: Friday through Sunday mid-April – mid-November, Part time/20 hours per week average. Will include mornings, afternoons, and nights.
Location: Burke Lake Park 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. No paid leave or holiday pay.

Job Description:

Staff is responsible for handling camping registration, campground site assignments, and camp store resale. Staff is responsible for routine checks of the campground, upkeep, and trash collection. Staff assists patrons with park information and directions. Other responsibilities include cash handling, sales and restocking of camp store items, and facility maintenance. Must be able to repeatedly lift 20 lbs. or more

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work alone Camping experience preferred. Driver’s license recommended. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. CPR training recommended; however, it will be provided upon employment.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Eric.Null@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-6600 x 0 Eric Null

Burke Lake Park Assistant Manager
7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station 22039
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20012
Salary: $8.58 - $9.00
Hours: Weekends only April – Memorial Day, Part time/30 hours per week average summer, weekends Labor Day - October. Will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
Location: Burke Lake Park 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. No paid leave or holiday pay.

Job Description:

Staff will work at the park miniature golf as cashiers and attendant, providing rental golf clubs and balls to patrons. Staff is responsible for cash handling, park information and directions, and facility maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. CPR preferred.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to eric.null@fairfaxcouny.gov

Phone: 703-323-6600 x 0 Eric Null

Burke Lake Park Assistant Manager
7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station 22039
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20011
Salary: $10.00 - $12.00
Hours: Weekends only April – Memorial Day, Part time/30 hours per week average summer, weekends Labor Day - October. Will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
Location: Burke Lake Park 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. No paid leave or holiday pay.

Job Description:

Staff will work at the park train station as cashiers and ticket takers and facility operators including driving the CP Huntington miniature train and operating the carousel. Staff assist patrons with park information and directions. Other responsibilities include track work, facility upkeep, and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Driver’s license required. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. CPR preferred. Must be able to repeatedly lift 20 lbs. or more

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Eric.Null@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-6600 X 0 Eric Null

Burke Lake Park Assistant Manager
7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station 22039
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20010
Salary: $8.95 - $10.00
Hours: April – October, Part time/30 hours per week average summer. Will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
Location: Burke Lake Park 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. No paid leave or holiday pay.

Job Description:

Staff will work inside the office performing administrative tasks including, but not limited to, phone calls, word processing, campground reservation, and cash handling. Staff will serve as gate attendants on weekends and holidays to collect park entrance fees. Staff will assist patrons with park information and directions and may work other facilities as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Computer skills, such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Eric.Null@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-6600 x 0 Eric Null

Burke Lake Park Assistant Manager
7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station 22039
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20009
Salary: $9.70 - $11.00
Hours: Weekends only April – Memorial Day, Part time/30 hours per week average summer, weekends Labor Day - October. Will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
Location: Burke Lake Park 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. No paid leave or holiday pay.

Job Description: Staff is responsible for racking and setting up rental boats including canoes, kayaks, rowboats, motorboats. Staff will provide guided tours on lake on a pontoon boat and assists patrons with park information and directions. Staff will also be responsible for bait and tackle sales/rentals. Other responsibilities include cash handling, assisting boaters in and out of rental boats, facility maintenance, life jacket sizing and distribution, and boat and safety equipment inspection and maintenance. Staff will provide emergency assistance when/if needed. Staff may also work other facilities as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Boating and fishing experience preferred. Driver’s license required. Must be able to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. or more. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. CPR, Boat U.S. and Basic Water Safety training recommended but will be provided upon employment.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Eric.Null@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-6600 x 0Eric Null

Burke Lake Park Assistant Manager
7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station 22039
Fairfax County Park Authority

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20008
Salary: $12-$15
Schedule: Must be available for weekday hours between 9am- 6pm, days/hours will vary. Must also be available to work 4 to 5 weekend days per month for horse shows, 8 hours + for these show days Location: Frying Pan Farm Park

Under the direction of the Park’s Equestrian and Maintenance Manager, the duties include: Operating point of sale and ringing in transactions, answer phones and assist customers with questions on facility services, filing (both physical and digital), assisting with horse shows, checking in and monitoring equestrian users, selling and creating daily, quarterly and annual riding passes, answering phones, answering patron’s questions, enforcing parks rules and regulations, cash handling, maintaining Indoor Arena bulletin boards, checking flyer racks, office cleaning, assists with recruiting and supervising volunteers for weekend horse shows, assists in marketing, preparing for, running and closing out park sponsored horse shows, and assist with park wide special events. Must be available to work the first full weekend in August.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have equestrian experience, a valid driver’s license. Be able to work out doors in all weather, stand for long periods, traverse uneven ground, carry, pull and(or) lift up to 50lbs unassisted. See and communicate fluently in English. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of finishing required and requested tasks without direct supervision.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working at horse shows and or equestrian events in the office and on the grounds, computer experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel. Experience driving tractors and/or tractor with implements.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Meghan.Look@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Job#: ELT-FCPA-20006
Salary: $11.25/hour (not benefits eligible)
Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Location: Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, Virginia
Hours: 25-30 hours per week. Some weekends, evenings and holiday work may be required. Early morning hours preferred.

Note: This is a temporary seasonal position, April-November.

Perform maintenance for a variety of different types of gardens and open space to include propagation and installation, invasive plant removal, and tree pruning and planting. Interpretive duties and other natural and cultural resource maintenance required as assigned. Some weekend work may be required. Early morning hours preferred.

Minimum Qualifications: Basic gardening and plant knowledge required. Must have ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher; and ability to direct and coordinate the work of volunteers. Ability to spend extended periods of time standing, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect or work in remote park areas. Must be able to work in varying weather conditions. Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment including, pruners, string trimmer, mowers, hedge trimmer, saws, utility vehicles, backpack blower and others. Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and paid or volunteer experience working in gardens or in the landscaping field equivalent to the following: associate degree or experience in related field.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license. First Aid and CPR/AED certification (offered through Fairfax County). Must be eligible to work in Virginia, possess a Social Security card, and have access to reliable transportation.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Not eligible for employee benefits, such as medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, participation in flexible spending programs, earned leave or holiday pay.

To apply: Send an emailed resume to Patricia Greenberg, Natural Resource Manager, at Patricia.Greenberg@fairfaxcounty.gov, 703-631-0248.

Open until filled.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20003
Hours: (see below)
Location: Burke Lake Golf Center

Driving Range/Maintenance:

Work Hours: Afternoons and Evenings up to 11:00 PM. Weekend work required.

Salary: $10.40 per hour; No benefits. Limited to 960 hours per year or less depending on business needs.

Operate ball picker cart, wash and transport golf balls to dispensing machines.

Pick up ground trash/empty trash cans on tee line and around clubhouse.

Use backpack blower to clear off range hitting stations, walkways around clubhouse.

Clean restrooms

Other duties as assigned

Send applications to: lewis.musolf@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-1641

 

Food & Beverage:

Work Hours: All shifts available, facility open daily from 7am-11pm.

Salary: $10.40 per hour; No benefits. Limited to 960 hours per year or less depending on business needs.

Must be 18 years of age in order to serve alcohol.

Prepares food in a short order grill setting.

Operates a cash register.

Performs regular cleaning of facility.

Cleans dining room and outside seating areas.

May serve/sell food and beverage outside on driving range structure.

Other duties as assigned.

Send applications to: lennea.treynor@fairfxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-1641

 

Pro Shop Attendant:

Work Hours: Afternoons and evening up to 11:00 PM. Weekend work required.

Salary: $10.40 per hour; No benefits. Limited to 960 hours per year or less depending on business needs.

Must be 21 years of age in order to sell alcohol when F&B department is closed.

Customer service-oriented person to manage the golf course tee sheet and POS system, also sells driving range buckets and merchandise in pro shop. Assists customers with questions regarding lessons. Performs cleaning as directed by MOD. Performs end of shift accounting.

Send applications to: lewis.musolf@fairfaxcounty.gov

Phone: 703-323-1641

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-20001
Salary: $10 to $12/hour, no benefits
Hours: 2-4 days per week, to include Saturdays. Occasional Sundays.
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Work on one of the last working farms in Fairfax County. Daily chores with livestock include feeding, watering, milking and cleaning stalls. Crop field operations include hay making, small grains and corn production. The farm is open to the public and interaction with the visitors is an important aspect of the job. Attend offsite outreach and help with special events on site. Farm maintenance to include fence repair and mowing as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with livestock, equipment operation and working with the public. First Aid and CPR certification. Available to work the first full weekend in August.

Special Qualifications: Will be required to pass a background check and driver’s license check. First Aid and CPR required within 90 days of employment.

To Apply: Send resume to paul.nicholson@fairfaxcounty.gov

For additional information, call 703-437-5318

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19041
Salary: $15.14/hour
Hours: Combination of Weekday and Weekends
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA

Assist with operational issues, which includes (but not limited to): housekeeping, pricing and merchandising. Help to manage the inventory of the store, and receiving. To work with the Assistant Store Manager with training, scheduling, and resolving customer problems with optimal solutions. Providing exceptional customer service and ensuring the employees also provide the same level of service. Responsible for accurate cash handling, drawer reconciliation, and delivery of deposit. Attracting customers by creative merchandising and marketing ideas. Ensuring interior and exterior of store is maintained to park standards. This position will be trained to operate the onsite carousel and wagon rides.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum 1 year of retail experience. More extensive retail experience will be welcomed. Applicants must possess a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years of age.

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: Strong leadership skills. Ability to effectively teach/develop others to next level. Good merchandising skills and a flair for conceiving and implementing creative merchandising themes. Strong operations experience in receiving, stock and inventory as well as front-end management. Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and organizational skills. An upbeat demeanor, with a sales-oriented personality. The ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Additional Information: This position may not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. The hired individual is 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.

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

To Apply: Please contact Teresa Reynolds at Teresa.Reynolds@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-437-9101

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19039
Salary: $10.40 - $11.65/hour
Hours: 20-40 hours/week. Weekends and some holiday work is required. Hours may be affected by weather and time of year. Might be scheduled at times as late as 9pm.
Location: 7900 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Virginia 22042

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. After becoming more comfortable with the operation, our intention is to have this person be a closing manager down the road.

Minimum requirements: High school education. Excellent communications skills; ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds; basic computer skills. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Preferred Certificates and Licenses: A college degree (Associates or Bachelors). First Aid and CPR/AED certification and food manager license.

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 will 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 until filled.

Fairfax County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-19040
Salary: $13/hour, no benefits
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
Schedule: Evenings – Sunday afternoon/evenings. May include some Friday or Saturday nights.

Position duties include preparing the building for rental and setting up sound/projector if needed before customer arrives, checking customer in and reviewing the facility rules. Monitor compliance during the rental and checking renters out and inspecting the facility after rental ends. May include light maintenance – emptying trash and tidying restrooms during rental. Administrative duties as assigned. Training provided.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a high school diploma, a valid state driver’s license and be at least 21 years old.

Special Requirements: All appointees must agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting and attend mandatory training. First Aid & CPR. Must be available to work the annual 4-H Fair the first weekend in August.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a rental facility, working with large groups and diverse populations.

To Apply: Send resume to Teri.Tucker@fairfaxcounty.gov

For additional information, contact 703-437-9101

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19031
Salary: $11.94-$15.93*
Hours: Average 15-18 hours per week
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, Virginia

Performs coordination of volunteer services including recruitment, selection, placement, training, recognition and evaluation for volunteer programs. Responds to requests for volunteer information; plans for recruitment; conducts interviews to determine volunteer placement. Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining the Friends of Green Spring membership database and handling related correspondence. Provides visitor service at the front desk as needed. May be assigned to work some weekends and evenings.

Minimum Qualifications: High school education and two years’ experience in administrative and/or financial support. Some advanced education desirable. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public; ability to communicate effectively in oral or written form; ability to conduct effective presentations. Must be knowledgeable in the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Publisher; ability to direct and coordinate the work of volunteers. Pleasant telephone manner and ability to work with a wide variety of people. Requires good customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in social or behavioral sciences, liberal arts, education or personnel administration; plus experience in volunteer activities and programs.

Certificates and Licenses: First Aid and CPR/AED certification.

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.

To apply: Email or fax resume to Susan Eggerton, Visitor Services and Education Manager, Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, 703-642-5173 phone, 703-642-8095 fax, email: segger@fairfaxcounty.gov

Position will remain open until filled.

Fairfax County is an equal opportunity employer

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19026
Salary: $11.7423/hour
Location: Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151
Hours: Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.


Time Commitment: Spring, summer, fall: 16-25 hours/week. Winter: 5-10 hours/week. Hours variable.  Hours will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings, both weekend and weekdays.  Required, if needed, two weekend Manager on Duty shifts a month.

 

Objective:  This position will develop and lead natural and historical interpretative programs at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. This position will support our Site’s Mission: To preserve, conserve, and interpret the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of Ellanor C. Lawrence Park; which enriches communities in western Fairfax County.

 

Description: The Resource Interpreter is an energetic interpreter working with park patron’s ages preschool through adult. This person will help design and present interpretive programs focusing in natural history and helping with cultural history. Groups may include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, birthday parties, camps, wagon rides, events, and special request programs. This position will recruit, train and manage teen and adult volunteers.  Other duties include: Front desk coverage, administrative work, and exhibit animal care.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education, cultural history, or closely related field.  Knowledge of or experience with presenting interpretive programs or teaching children.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  CPR/First Aid Certified or able to obtain certification.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, cultural/natural history, education or closely related field or additional two years of experience beyond minimum.  Certified Interpretive Guide certification.

 

*Note: Salary determined at time of offer. This position cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Kiersten.Conley@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19025
Salary: $11.7423 per hour
Location: Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151
Hours: Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

 

Time Commitment: Spring, summer, fall: 16-25 hours/week. Winter: 5-10 hours/week. Hours will include mornings, afternoons, and evenings, both weekend and weekdays.  Required, if needed, two weekend days as Manager on Duty shifts a month.

 

Objective: This position will develop and lead cultural and natural interpretative programs at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. This position will support our Site’s Mission: To preserve, conserve, and interpret the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of Ellanor C. Lawrence Park; which enriches communities in western Fairfax County.

 

Description: The Cultural Resource Interpreter is an energetic interpreter working with park patron’s ages preschool through adult. This person will help design and present interpretive programs focusing on cultural history and helping with natural history.  Groups may include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, birthday parties, camps, wagon rides, events, and special request programs. This position will create PSAs and social media posts for all programs and activities for the Park.  Other duties include: Front desk coverage, administrative work, and exhibit animal care.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education, cultural history, or closely related field.  Knowledge of or experience with presenting interpretive programs or teaching children. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. CPR/First Aid Certified or able to obtain certification.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, cultural/natural history, education or closely related field or additional two years of experience beyond minimum. Certified Interpretive Guide certification.

 

*Note: Salary determined at time of offer. This position cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Kiersten.Conley@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19013
Salary: $12-17/hour; no benefits
Hours: Part-time: Not to exceed 900 hrs/year
Spring, Fall: 10-15 hours/week
Winter: 5 hours/week Summer: 5-40 hours/week depending on camp schedule

Location: Riverbend Park in Great Falls, Virginia. 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 centers.

About Riverbend Park: Riverbend Park is a fun, high-energy park with great staff and a great working atmosphere! Riverbend Park is 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!

Lead Interpreter Description: Plan, design and present interpretive programs in natural and cultural history and science 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. Front desk, administrative, and other variable jobs included.

Hours: Variable. Weekday mornings and weekend work required.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associates degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education or closely related field and 1 year 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 3 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education or closely related field or additional 2 years of experience beyond minimum. Certified interpretive guide certification.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Jordan Libera, Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Phone: 703-759-9018

Sully Historic Site is currently hiring the following seasonal position.

Weekend Visitor Center Main Desk Support

Hours: Saturday and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Salary: $11.70 per hour. This position is not benefits eligible.

Description: Sales desk, merchandise, inventory, cash handling, and support of weekend programs.

Qualification: Must be 18 to apply.

To Apply: Contact 703-437-1794 for application.

Applications accepted until June 7, 2019.

 

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18084
Salary: $14.99/hours
Hours: (weekends and some week nights)

Showmobile is hiring crew/ tech person to operate and maintain mobile stage. The job required to work weeknights and weekends. Report directly to event site and under driver’s supervising, will help set up, maintain and close the showmobile once the event is completed. Required to lift over 50 lb of equipment at time.

This position is listed as seasonal/part time and non-merited position and does not offer health benefits. Work duration: late March thru December

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

Please submit your resume by email to Wang.Bang @fairfaxcounty.gov.

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

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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: Parktakes - Park Services Division, Fairfax County Park Authority 
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18068
Salary: $11.20/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.

Position open until filled.

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

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Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Salary: $8.59-$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 $8.59/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: 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-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: 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: 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: 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-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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