Park Authority Rec Centers

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8680
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

Brian Laws,
Operations Manager

Rec Center Jobs

Manager on Duty (Lee District)

Position Title: Manager on Duty

Location: Lee District RECenter, 6601 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310.

Hours: Hours very and may include weekdays, weekends, mornings, mid-day, and evenings shift.

Salary: Starting at $15.40, depending on experience.

Overview: Lee District Park & Rec Center is looking for dynamic leaders to join our operations management team.  Lee District Park & Rec Center offers a dynamic working environment in a role that combines leadership/supervision, customer service, and indoor and outdoor facility operations. This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong team and build your resume with entry level management experience!  Both benefit eligible and non-benefit eligible positions are available.

Duties Include:

  • Ensures the safe and effective operation of the RECenter. Early shift opens the RECenter, preparing it for members and staff. Closing shift closes and secures the RECenter at the end of each day.
  • Leads the operational staff, providing leadership, coaching and feedback.
  • Ensures RECenter is well maintained and kept in safe conditions.
  • Performs routine maintenance and custodial tasks to include sanitizing hightouch surface areas, emptying trash cans, and cleaning restrooms and other areas.
  • Provides excellent customer service, answers phones, greets patrons, gives facility tours, sells memberships, and assist customers in resolving issues or concerns.
  • Performs administrative work as needed.
  • Takes initiative to increase one's knowledge of the RECenter operations, its facilities, programs, services, and resources.
  • Serves as the primary contact point for RECenter 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.
  • Note’s safety/security and maintenance concerns, addresses them where feasible, and reports to supervisor using appropriate methods and recordkeeping.
  • Responds on behalf of the Park Authority in potential and actual emergency situations occurring on site while on duty.
  • Completes special projects and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Be able to lift up to 25 pounds and perform general maintenance and custodial work. 
  • Must be personable, punctual, dependable, and self-motivated.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience. 
  • Extensive customer service experience. 
  • Experience dealing effectively with emergencies and other difficult situations.

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 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 Jobs at the Park Authority.

Aquatics Instructor

Position Title: Aquatics Instructor – Learn to Swim

Location: Various RECenters

Hours: The schedule for this position varies. This position primarily supports the evening and weekend shifts. 

SALARY: Starts at $21.64/hour (increases based upon experience and certifications)

POSITION TYPE: Part-Time (Based on class load)

Overview: Swim Instructors provide a special service to our customers, providing students of all ages and skill level various skill sets and competencies. We offer programs for parents and children as well as the dependent beginner to the advanced independent fitness swimmer.  Orientation to our program is required; shadowing a tenured instructor is also required prior to teaching our programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to work weekends.
  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Prior teaching experience or extensive swimming background.

Preferred Qualifications: 

A certified swim instructor through an accredited agency and/or be certified in the specialty you plan on teaching OR demonstrated extensive swim teaching experience.

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: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit Jobs at the Park Authority.

Personal Trainer I

Position Title: Personal Trainer I

Location: Multiple locations in Fairfax County, Va.

Hours: 1-19 hours per week; varied schedule to include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Salary: Ranging from $28.34 to $33.83, depending on experience and certifications.

Overview: To develop safe and effective program design, instruction and implementation of exercise and fitness programs to clients based on industry standards.  Motivate and coach individuals/groups by designing and delivering personalized fitness plans.

Duties Include:

  • Design, plan, adapt and implement a safe and effective workout program addressing individual’s assessment and goals.
  • Promote and market classes and programs to clients and to the general public.
  • Adapt exercise prescription to the individual need of participants.
  • Update and maintain certifications as required.
  • Respond responsibly to emergency situations; reports any unusual problems or events to supervisor and maintain records as required.
  • Inspect facility and equipment for safety hazards, deficiencies and cleanliness.
  • Complete administrative tasks, including client records, time sheets, training availability requests and client evaluations.
  • Sets up, operate and break down materials as needed.
  • Assist with conduct of department special events.
  • Establishes an environment that promotes the enjoyment of physical activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Current Personal Training Certification that meets Standard Operating Policy criteria. 
  • Current CPR and first aid certification.
  • Complete a criminal background check.
  • Complete all mandatory county trainings.
  • Ability to engage in physical activity.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects.
  • Ability to operate fitness equipment.

Preferred Requirements:

  • College degree and two years related experience
  • Two professional references.
  • Continuing education experience in specialty, rehabilitation, and wellness areas.

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: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit Jobs at the Park Authority.

Fitness Instructor

Position Title: Fitness Instructor

Location: Multiple locations in Fairfax County, Va.

Hours: 1-19 hours per week; varied schedule to include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Salary: Ranging from $24.18 to $28.58, depending on experience and certifications.

Overview: To lead safe and effective exercise classes to participants.  Work involves responsibility for class design, planning, and conduct, as well as maintenance of fitness class equipment.

Duties Include:

  • Designs, plans, and leads safe and effective group exercise classes.
  • Promotes and markets classes and programs to the general public.
  • Adapts exercise prescription to the individual need of participants.
  • Updates and maintains certifications as required.
  • Responds responsibly to emergency situations; reports any unusual problems or events to supervisor, and maintains records as required.
  • Inspects facility and equipment for safety hazards, deficiencies, and cleanliness.
  • Completes administrative tasks, including attendance records, teaching availability requests, and participant evaluations.
  • Assists with set-up, operation, and breakdown of classes.
  • Assists with conduct of department special events.
  • Establishes an environment that promotes the enjoyment of physical activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Sixteen years old or older.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current Group Exercise Instructor certification.

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to engage in physical activity.
  • Ability to operate fitness equipment.
  • Ability to perform CPR and first aid.

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: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit Jobs at the Park Authority.

Front Desk Associate (Lee District RECenter)

Position Title: Front Desk Associate 
Location: Lee District RECenter; 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia, Virginia. 
Hours: Open availability is preferred. Shifts include weekends, midday, and Openings.
Salary: Starting at $10.40 per hour. 
Overview: Looking for eager and willing to learn individual who is responsible, friendly, and an excellent communicator dedicated to providing excellent customer service to all.

Duties Include: 

  • Selling memberships, classes, and pro-shop merchandise at front desk.
  • Handling multiple phone calls and facility information inquiries.
  • Demonstrating the ability to multi-task during high traffic operating hours.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of front desk surroundings.
  • Operating Rec Dynamics POS system.
  • Ability to be a team player and work well with others.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, customers, and front desk manager.
  • Provides comfortable and inviting experiences for customers.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and resourcefulness when handling problems that may occur.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Reliable Transportation
  • Basic math skills
  • On the job training will be included

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ year of experience in customer service.
  • Cash Handling experience.
  • Previous work experience in the Park Authority.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 including Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Fairfax County Parks and RECenters.
  • Knowledge of Parktakes.

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: 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.
 

Front Desk Associate (Providence RECenter)

Position Title: Front Desk Associate 
Location: Providence RECenter; 7525 Marc Drive, Falls Church, Virginia.
Hours: Open availability is preferred. Shifts include weekends, midday, and Openings.
Salary: Starting at $10.40 per hour. 
Overview: Looking for eager and willing to learn individual who is responsible, friendly, and an excellent communicator dedicated to providing excellent customer service to all.

Duties Include: 

  • Selling memberships, classes, and pro-shop merchandise at front desk.
  • Handling multiple phone calls and facility information inquiries.
  • Demonstrating the ability to multi-task during high traffic operating hours.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of front desk surroundings.
  • Operating Rec Dynamics POS system.
  • Ability to be a team player and work well with others.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, customers, and front desk manager.
  • Provides comfortable and inviting experiences for customers.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and resourcefulness when handling problems that may occur.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Reliable Transportation
  • Basic math skills
  • On the job training will be included

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ year of experience in customer service.
  • Cash Handling experience.
  • Previous work experience in the Park Authority.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 including Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Fairfax County Parks and RECenters.
  • Knowledge of Parktakes.

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: 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.

Manager on Duty - Providence RECenter

Position Title: Manager on Duty
Location: Providence Rec Center; 7525 Marc Drive, Falls Church, Va. 22042
Hours: Hours vary and may include weekdays; mornings, mid-day, and evening shifts.
Salary: Starting at $12.00 per hour, salary dependent on experience.
Overview: Under supervision of the site manager, the person in this position is responsible for overseeing the op-eration of the Providence Rec Center. The Rec Center includes fitness center, swimming pool, rooms to host clas-ses, rentals, etc.  Duties include supervision of all building staff, customer service, responding to emergencies, cash handling, knowledge of Park Authority computer system and light maintenance.

Duties Include: 

  • Ensures the safe and effective operation of the RECenter. Early shift opens the RECenter, preparing it for members and staff. Closing shift closes and secures the RECenter at the end of each day.
  • Leads the operational staff, providing leadership, coaching and feedback.
  • Ensures RECenter is well maintained and kept in safe conditions.
  • Performs routine maintenance and custodial tasks to include sanitizing high touch surface areas, empty-ing trash cans, and cleaning restrooms and other areas.
  • Provides excellent customer service, answers phones, greets patrons, gives facility tours, sells member-ships, and assists customers in resolving issues or concerns.
  • Performs administrative work as needed.
  • Takes initiative to increase one's knowledge of the RECenter operations, its facilities, programs, services, and resources.
  • Serves as the primary contact point for RECenter customers. Provides verbal and written information and directions relating to facilities and programs. 
  • Stays up to date on Park Authority Rules and Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, state and coun-ty laws, and other pertinent guidance.
  • Note’s safety/security and maintenance concerns, addresses them where feasible, and reports to supervi-sor using appropriate methods and recordkeeping.
  • Responds on behalf of the Park Authority in potential and actual emergency situations occurring on site while on duty.
  • Completes special projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Helps to set up and take down rooms for rentals-including putting up tables and chairs, moving equipment out of rooms, when necessary, etc.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Be able to lift to 25 pounds and perform general maintenance and custodial work. 
  • Must be personable, punctual, dependable, and self-motivated.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Supervisory experience. 
  • Extensive customer service experience. 
  • Experience dealing effectively with emergencies and other difficult situations.
  • CPR/First Aid Training.
  • Pool Operators Certificate.

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 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
 

Maintenance Worker - Cub Run RECenter

Position Title: Maintenance Worker
Location: Cub Run Rec Center, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly, VA 20151
Hours: Part-time work, varying schedule including evenings. 
Salary: Starting at $11.00 per hour. 

Overview: Cub Run Rec Center is looking for a self-motivated individual to work evening maintenance shifts. The job duties include spraying down and cleaning locker rooms, toilets, etc. Mop-ping floors, cleaning windows/mirrors, etc. Also, could involve set up of tables & chairs for classes and events.  

Duties Include: 

  • Cleaning locker rooms, restrooms, floors, windows
  • Restocking supplies (paper towels, toilet paper, soaps)
  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • Setting up rooms for parties, classes, and other events

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a previous maintenance position
  • Ability to work nights 

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: 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
 

Maintenance Worker - Oak Marr RECenter

Position Title: Maintenance Worker
Location: Oak Marr Rec Center; 3200 Jermantown Rd Oakton, VA 22124
Hours: Part-time work, varying schedule including evenings. 
Salary: Pay range starting at $10.00 per hour or more dependent upon availability and experience.

Overview: Oak Marr Rec Center is looking for a self-motivated individual to work evening maintenance shifts. The job duties include spraying down and cleaning locker rooms, toilets, etc. Mop-ping floors, cleaning windows/mirrors, etc. Also, could involve set up of tables & chairs for classes and events.  

Duties Include: 

  • Cleaning locker rooms, restrooms, floors, windows
  • Restocking supplies (paper towels, toilet paper, soaps)
  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • Setting up rooms for parties, classes, and other events

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a previous maintenance position
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

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.  

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

Front Desk Associate - Oak Marr RECenter

Position Title: Front Desk Associate 
Location: Oak Marr Rec Center 3200 Jermantown Rd Oakton, VA 22124
Hours: Open availability is preferred. Shifts include weekends, midday, and Openings.
Salary: Starting at $10.40 per hour. 
Overview: Looking for eager and willing to learn individual who is responsible, friendly, and an excellent communicator dedicated to providing excellent customer service to all.

Duties Include: 

  • Selling memberships, classes, and pro-shop merchandise at front desk.
  • Handling multiple phone calls and facility information inquiries.
  • Demonstrating the ability to multi-task during high traffic operating hours.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of front desk surroundings.
  • Operating Rec Dynamics POS system.
  • Ability to be a team player and work well with others.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, customers, and front desk manager.
  • Provides comfortable and inviting experiences for customers.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and resourcefulness when handling problems that may occur.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Reliable Transportation
  • Basic math skills
  • On the job training will be included

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ year of experience in customer service.
  • Cash Handling experience.
  • Previous work experience in the Park Authority.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 including Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Fairfax County Parks and RECenters.
  • Knowledge of Parktakes.

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: 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.

Lifeguard

Position Title: Lifeguard

Overview: The Fairfax County Park Authority is hiring enthusiastic, responsible, friendly, communicators dedicated to providing outstanding customer service, all while maintaining the highest level of safety for our customers and staff.

Location: We’re hiring Lifeguards at all our Rec Centers in Fairfax County, Va.

Audrey Moore Rec Center

8100 Braddock Road

Annandale, VA, 22003

Cub Run Rec Center

4630 Stonecroft Blvd.

Chantilly, VA, 20151

George Washington Rec Center

8426 Old Mount Vernon Rd

Alexandria, VA, 22309

Lee District Rec Center

6601 Telegraph Rd

Alexandria, VA, 22310

Mount Vernon Rec Center

2017 Belle View Blvd

Alexandria, VA, 22307

Oak Marr Rec Center

3200 Jermantown Rd

Oakton, VA, 22124

Providence Rec Center

7525 Marc Dr

Falls Church, VA, 22042

South Run Rec Center

7550 Reservation Dr,

Springfield, VA, 22153

Spring Hill Rec Center

1239 Spring Hill Road

McLean, VA, 22102

Hours: 

  • Opening and midday shift times vary between 6am to 4pm.
  • Weekday evenings shift times vary between 4pm to 9:30pm.
  • Weekend shift times vary between 7:30am to 7pm.

Salary: 

  • Weekday opening and midday positions start at $15.00 per hour.
  • Weekday evenings and weekend positions rage from $10.50 to $15.00 per hour.

Duties Include:

  • Prevents accidents and drownings and performs rescue and emergency care as needed.  Ensures the health and safety of individuals in the pool/spa, locker rooms, and surrounding areas through enforcement of park policies, pool/spa rules, and local health department regulations, as well as application of safety standards and pool surveillance (10/20 rule).
  • Performs daily cleaning and maintenance duties relating to the pool/spa, locker rooms, and surrounding areas as well as equipment associated with these areas.
  • Provides excellent customer service.  Assists patrons daily with lost and found, locker problems, phone calls, questions, etc., daily.
  • Administers First Aid to public and staff as needed.
  • Maintains water and rescue skills at “test ready” levels through required in-service training and attendance at monthly staff meetings.
  • Participates in set-up, breakdown, and cleaning associated with special events and rentals held in the pool area.
  • Completes other duties and tasks assigned by Head Guard, supervisor, or Duty Manager, as well as assists Park staff with other site operations and events.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be at least 15 years of age to apply.
  • Applicants are required to pass a lifeguard certification course, which is provided at no cost.
    • Course prerequisites include:
      • Swim 100 yards continuously using a front crawl or breaststroke.
      • Retrieve a 10-pound dive brick from the deepest part of the facility’s pool.
      • Tread water without hands for one minute.

Benefits:

  • Free unlimited use of the Rec Center where you work.
  • Free lifeguard training including a license and CPR & First Aid (a $250 value!).
  • Those seeking advancement could be promoted to a Lifeguard II and then a Head Lifeguard.
  • This position is great entry level training for those seeking careers in police, military, medical, and fire and rescue.

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: We are hiring to fill seasonal and part-time benefits eligible positions.

  • Seasonal positions 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. 
  • Part-time benefits eligible positions are 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, and Dental Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Program, and Deferred Compensation.

To apply: Click here

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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