Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia


TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

Matthew Peters,
Director, Human Resources

Jobs at the Park Authority

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Executive Director AdThe Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking a visionary and experienced leader to head its park system. The Park Authority is a Nationwide leader in the park and recreation industry, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and a four-time National Gold Medal Award winner. Fairfax County is a dynamic community with 1.1 million residents, an award-winning park system, a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, and bustling town centers. At the heart of the community is the nationally recognized leader, the Fairfax County Park Authority. A large and complex park system encompassing over 24,000 acres of land, 429 parks, an estimated 18 Million park visitors, 500 full-time employees, 2,500 seasonal employees and over 4,000 volunteers.

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Rec-PAC Virtual Open Hires – Featuring On-the-Spot Job Offers

These live, interactive open hires will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams. Each event will begin with a 30-minute question-and-answer period and an overview of available positions. Attendees can engage with Rec-PAC Program Manager Mike Bonneville, Rec-PAC staff, and members of the Park Authority’s Human Resource team. Job seekers will have an immediate opportunity to interview for the position they are interested in, and potentially be offered positions on the spot!

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More information can be found here, or you can reach out to us via email at

Did you miss our virtual job fair? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at the presentation below to learn more about our summer job opportunities, and if you have any question, please email us at Stay tuned for future job fairs!

Park Authority Open Positions

2020 FCPA Hiring Flyer

Full-Time/Merit Positions

Find out more about open full-time and benefits-eligible (merit) positions with the Fairfax County Park Authority.

If you missed the Frying Pan Farm Park Operations Manager Job Preview, click here to watch the recording and here to view presentation.

Did you miss the Green Spring Gardens Site Manager Realistic Job Preview? No worries, click here to watch the recording. Click here to view the presentation.

Did you miss the Colvin Run Mill Manager Realistic Job Preview? No worries, click here to watch the recording. Click here to view the presentation.

Seasonal and Non-Merit Positions

Interested in Parks and Recreation jobs such as recreation leaders, interpreters, and other staff at park facilities and RECenters? Check out the available positions by clicking the links in the box below.

Fairfax County Jobs

Find out more about career opportunities and working in Fairfax County.

Summer Jobs Start with Your Parks - HIRING NOW!

Summmer Jobs Start with Your ParksParks are powered by people - lots of them in the summer. Each year the Fairfax County Park Authority hires more than 500 seasonal employees as lifeguards, camp counselors, Rec-PAC staff, maintenance workers, security, cashiers, and supervisors. It's a great way to start your career, gain experience, build your resume and have real responsibility. Make friends and make a difference in the lives of children this summer when you Start with Your Parks this summer!

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