Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8670
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

Matthew Peters,
Director, Human Resources

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Seasonal Position Descriptions

Registration Unit Operator

Salary: $15.14/hour, benefits eligible* (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.)

Hours: 8:45AM – 4:15PM, 26-30 hours per week, Monday thru Friday. Occasional flexible workdays required.

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. Serves as backup for answering the divisions must answer customer service line. 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 Rec Dynamics software. Assists in scheduling activities for adults and children that function at varying levels. Answers RECenter Membership and pass questions, assists with customer account password resets, account maintenance, questions regarding RECenter operations and hours, explanations of amenities at sites, camping questions, fee assistance, ticketing assistance, picnic questions and assist with walk in customers.  Representative will also respond to any customer inquiries about services as well as handle and resolve complaints. Incumbent will be responsible for processing employee pass and class requests as well as scheduling and training employees. Individual should be knowledgeable of department policies. 

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

Preferred Qualifications: One year of supervisory experience. Excellent customer service skills with strong problem solving, organizational, oral, and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and Rec Dynamics Point of Sale software. Ability to work independently and on a team. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Korean, or Vietnamese.

Necessary Special Requirements: 

  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.  Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process.  New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
  • The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  

Assistant Picnic Coordinator, Park Rec Support VI

Position Title: Assistant Picnic Coordinator, Park Rec Support VI
Location: Herrity Building; 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035
Hours: Seasonal weekdays 8:00am-4:30pm
Salary: $12.51 per hour. 
Overview: Customer Service Representative interacts with customers to provide information about reservable picnic areas and shelters for the Fairfax County Park Authority in a fast paced, high volume, customer driven environment. Representative will respond to customer inquiries about facilities as well as update online calendars, outlook calendars, and issue permits. Processes requests by email, mail, and fax as well as create new member accounts, search for current accounts, and ring in sales using point of sale software.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Must possess excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral, and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently and on a team. Experience with Recreation Dynamics & BI software. Thrives in a busy environment and excels in multitasking. Must be able to problem solve or trouble shoot issues that arise with software and customers.

Necessary Special Requirements: 

  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.  Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process.  New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
  • The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for benefits and are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.  

To apply: Please submit your resumes to morgan.chapin@fairfaxcounty.gov

Closing Date: 7/30/2021

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit us online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/jobs-internships
 

Administrative Assistant

Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Wakefield Park - Area 2 Maintenance Shop; 8100 Braddock Rd, Annandale VA 222003.
Hours: Monday through Friday; 8am to 2:30pm.
Salary: Starting at $15.29 per hour, benefits eligible* 
Overview: Under supervision, is responsible for a variety of technical and clerical functions as the operation’s initial point of contact; performs administrative tasks for Area Park Management shop.

Creates documents, memos and tracks data using a computer with desktop applications. Possesses knowledge and skill in word processing, spreadsheet compilation, email, and database management. Must be able to operate basic office equipment, i.e., fax, 
copier and printer. Creates, updates, or submits work order request and credit card purchase requests.  Tracks shop budget and responds to staff inquiries on work order status in the Agency’s AIMS. Coordinate’s procurement activities for the shop; enters/retrieves data from the Asset Information Management System (AIMS). Answer phones, take messages, and check voice messages daily.

Duties Include: 

  • Duty #1 – 50% Clerical/Technical: Using AIMS, check daily for unassigned work demands and inform managers; collect work reports from managers and enter time and materials in each work task. Maintains electronic spreadsheet/record-keeping system of staff work hours for routine work tasks. Maintains and updates the operation’s filing system. Assists with time entry/corrections for staff using the County’s time and attendance reporting system as needed. Tracks Shop Budget. Provide support for the operation’s time keeping systems. Ensure copier, fax and printers are stocked with paper and ink.
  • Duty #2 – 20% Communication: Answer phones, take messages, and check voice messages daily. Relay messages/issues to appropriate staff. Attend meetings and take minutes as required. Accept and sign for deliveries. Post in central location employment and labor related notices and documents such as: safety posters and notices, OSHA, VIOSH, Federal, State, County, etc.
  • Duty #3 – 10% Purchasing: Inventorying and ordering office supplies as needed. Assists with procurement card documentation for the operation. Collects all completed procurement card logs, verifies funding codes, scans logs, then submits scanned logs to the purchasing section. Files hardcopies of procurement card logs. Resolves all missing/incorrect procurement card receipts with vendors and staff. Assists with purchase requisitions as required for items not purchased on a procurement card. Maintains an electronic spreadsheet of all outstanding purchasing documents; assists with closing out purchase orders once materials are received.
  • Duty #4 – 10% Inspections, Training and Safety: Assist with completing and filing, basic maintenance, shop, equipment, and vehicle inspections. Inspections may include but not be limited to: first aid kit, shop emergency signs and lighting, shop safety, fire extinguisher, various vehicle and equipment, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), portable toilet cleaning, contract mowing, etc. Assist with tracking parts, materials and park features inventories. Assist with tracking employee safety, mandatory, and other trainings. Ensure all building and equipment certifications are current.
  • Duty #5 – 10% Other: Assist with other duties as assigned. Obtain a general understanding of all applicable Agency and County Procedures, Regulations, Guidelines, and Policies. May assist with custodial du-ties in shop offices and restrooms. May be required to operate a County vehicle to visit headquarters, parks, and other locations to perform duties above

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of experience providing administrative support. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of administrative office procedures. 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software, to include Excel, SharePoint. Proficient in typing. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with all levels of management, vendors and customers.

Equipment Information:

  • Computer
  • Telephone 
  • Printer, Copier, Fax 
  • Vehicle 

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. 
  • May require walking on uneven surfaces. 
  • May require standing, bending over or sitting for extended periods of time.

Certifications/licenses

  • Driver's License (Required upon hire)

Note: *This position is scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year. This position is eligible to receive limited benefits, including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Program, and Deferred Compensation.

To apply: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit us online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/jobs-internships
 

Registration Unit Operator

Position Title: Registration Unit Operator
Location: Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035
Schedule: 2-3 weekdays 8:45am-4:15pm
Salary: Starting at $11.20 per hour 

Overview: 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 Rec Dynamics 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 G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus at least one year of experience providing customer service in a related field.

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.

Necessary Special Requirements: 

  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.  Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process.  New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
  • The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for benefits and are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.  

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

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit us online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/jobs-internships
 

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