Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

Department Resources

Get Your Park and Rec Career Started at an FCPA Open Hire

get your park and rec career started at an fcpa open hireThe Fairfax County Park Authority is hiring several part-time seasonal and year-round positions at park locations across the county. Pay is competitive and ranges from $12 to $18 per hour depending on position and experience. Additionally, new employees hired to support summer operations may be eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus. Join our team to share your passion for nature, history, farming or gardening as an employee in the Resource Management and Interpretation Division (RMD).

Positions are available at the following Park Authority sites: Lake Accotink Park, Burke Lake Park, Colvin Run Mill, Frying Pan Farm Park, Green Spring Gardens, Lake Fairfax Park, Riverbend Park, Sully Historic Site and Natural Resource Branch (Herrity Building). 

For a full list of open roles and detailed job descriptions, visit the Nature and History Jobs webpage.

The Park Authority will be hosting two open hire events for positions at these locations. Job seekers are welcome to attend one of the following events to meet staff from the sites, apply, interview and potentially walk away with a job.

  • Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Herrity Building (12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax)
  • Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Park Office at Lake Accotink Park (7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield)

If you are unable to attend one of RMD’s open hire events, you can submit an application online at the Nature and Jobs webpage.

For more information, contact the Park Authority at or call 703-324-8792.

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