Arlington County, Virginia
$16.05 - $26.04 Hourly
May 20, 2022
Jun 10, 2022
Part Time
Position Information
The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking a temporary Visitor Center Assistant to open, staff and close the Visitor Center. This employee will interact with visitors and provide information on park and County history.

Specific duties include:

  • Managing weekend duties of the park's Visitor Center to include staffing the front desk and answering public inquiries;
  • Ensuring the safety and security of visitors and the building; and
  • Supervising volunteers.
  • Assisting with seasonal special events and programs.

Selection Criteria

  • High school/GED; and
  • Six (6) months experience in administering recreational programs or facility monitoring.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • College Degree or classes in History, Recreation, Education, or related field; and
  • Experience as an instructor in a school, museum, or similar educational environment.

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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