Event Facility Manager

NOVA Parks
Lorton, Virginia
Hiring Salary Range $48,027.41 - $52,698.37
Aug 08, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
Management, Other
Full Time

To view a complete job description or to apply online, go to www.novaparks.com.  Please include Opportunity Announcement #17-07-16 when applying.

NOVA Parks is seeking an EVENT FACILITY MANAGER at Occoquan Regional Park, Lorton, Virginia.  Hiring Salary Range $48,027.41 – 52,698.37.  Excellent Benefits. 

The EVENT FACILITY MANAGER is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and executing an operational management plan for NOVA Parks’ event rental facilities. Work is performed under the general direction of the Park Operations Superintendent with considerable latitude for independent judgment and action. Annual performance goals will be set for the Event Facility Manager.


  • Market and promote use of facilities and services;
  • Assist w/management of personnel;
  • Coordinate and oversee events and operations;
  • Administer reservation system for rental facilities;
  • Assist w/development and management of budget;
  • Perform various office/clerical functions.


Education: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a bachelor’s degree in the hospitality industry, public relations, or closely related field.

Physical: Non-manual work with strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Will lift and move banquet tables and chairs; will climb ladders.

Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience as special events coordinator, or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.

How to Apply: Please complete a full time application online or submit your complete and current resume to the NOVA Parks Human Resources Office. Please include the NOVA Parks Opportunity Announcement Number on your resume.

Resumes may be sent to: resumes@nvrpa.org, or

NOVA Parks Headquarters

Attn: Human Resources

5400 Ox Road

Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Benefits: This position is a benefit eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and more.

Selection Process: Panel interview.

Testing: The Event Facility Manager position is classified as a safety sensitive position. Candidates for full-time, safety sensitive positions must submit to a pre-employment drug screening and achieve a negative result as a condition of employment.

Duties and responsibilities are designed to be the essential elements of the job. They do not preclude the performance of related, or even unrelated, jobs which may be necessary to properly and efficiently complete all work assignments. NOVA Parks reserves the right to amend job specifications to meet current needs.

It is the policy of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-352-5900 for assistance.  



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