Arlington County, Virginia
$63,169.60 - $96,408.00 Annually
May 13, 2022
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Position Information

Note: The pay ranges listed above are effective June 19, 2022.

The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking an Assistant Facility Manager for the Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center. The Manager will assist the General Manager with overseeing building and staff operations, including building processes and procedures. They will also serve as the Person-In-Charge (PIC) in the General Manager's absence.

The Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center has something for everyone! A 50-Meter FINA compliant pool, a Leisure Pool with in-water volleyball & basketball, and a lazy river, along with a fitness studio, three community rooms, and two wet-classrooms for fitness classes, parties, and gatherings. For more information regarding the facility, go to Long Bridge Facility .

Specific duties:

  • Assisting the General Manager with overseeing the operations of the facility and standard operating procedures, and ensuring the needs of users are met, including ensuring adequate staffing levels and providing performance feedback;
  • Setting up rooms for programs and events and ensuring equipment is available and operational;
  • Responding to customer inquiries, processing program registrations, reconciling cash receipts, and fee reductions when the administrative registration unit is closed;
  • Notifying the General Manager of updates to marketing and public relations media including online and onsite bulletins;
  • Ensuring contracted work (e.g., maintenance, cleaning, sanitation, pest control) is performed as scheduled and according to specification;
  • Providing access to locked areas for contractors, parks, and custodial staff including monitoring recycling and service contracts, and performing regular quality assurance inspections;
  • Using RecTrac or similar web-based scheduling, registration, and payment systems to process daily, weekly, and quarterly transactions;
  • Ensuring facility schedule is updated and accurate with all internal and external reservation requests;
  • Providing support with pool operations including oversight of lifeguard staff supervision, conducting regular chemical checks, and inspecting pool filter and pump equipment; and
  • Assisting customers and organizations with any rental inquiries and transactions.

The Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation promotes wellness and vitality through dynamic programs and attractive public spaces. Our facilities range from parks, sports fields, nature and community centers to playgrounds, and a skate park. We are stewards to the County's natural resources and provide affordable recreational programs and services for people of all ages, abilities, and interests.

Selection Criteria


  • Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Sports, Facilities Operations, Business Management, or related field; and
  • One (1) year of experience administering recreation programs and activities in a large multi-service-based facility, center, or similar environment.
Substitution: Additional education may be substituted for experience, or additional responsible experience may be substituted for education.

Desirables Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Working in a local government setting;
  • Using RecTrac or similar payment system;
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office suite; and
  • Working in a public or private aquatic facility.
Possession of one or more of the following Certifications/Licenses preferred :

  • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP);
  • Facility Management Professional (FMP) certification;
  • Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO); and
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO).

Special Requirements

A pre-employment background check will be conducted. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Covid-19 Vaccination:
Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety, and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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