Arlington, Virginia
Jun 01, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Job Title: COUNTY-WIDE ROVER (TEMPORARY/PART-TIME) Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/21/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $15.75 - $25.60 Hourly
$1,260.00 - $2,048.00 Biweekly
Job Type: Part-Time Temporary Location: Various Arlington locations; see text., Virginia       Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is hiring County-Wide Rovers to work indoor and outdoor in an exciting, fast-paced, and multi-faceted environment. DPR is seeking to fill multiple temporary, part-time positions that offer flexible work hours in a year-round program. The Rovers are responsible for operations of indoor and outdoor facilities located within County Community Centers, County Parks, and/or at Arlington Public School properties.

Specific Duties Include:
  • Driving a County vehicle to multiple sports events and facilities? to ensure events and activities are a safe and positive experience;
  • Providing reliable information to the public about events and recreational programs offered at the facility, field and throughout Arlington County;
  • Utilizing multiple technology devices to enter time, check County e-mail account, and map various park and facility locations;
  • Supervising activities at multiple facilities such as special events, leagues, rentals and other programs/services;
  • Providing support and supervision to County Facility Monitors located on fields, in parks, and at Community Centers;
  • Performing light cleaning of the facility, grounds, and assigned vehicles;
  • Moving equipment from one location to another;
  • Collecting attendance data and game reports;
  • Completing Incident/Accident Reports; and
  • Setting up and taking down events based on programmatic needs.
The ideal candidate is responsible, self-motivated, a team player, and one who enjoys working with a culturally diverse population. We are looking for candidates who are reliable and able to work flexible work hours, make good decisions, may aid in supervision of other staff, possess excellent customer service skills, and can resolve conflicts and issues at the facilities or on the fields. The employee will be active at all times, engaging with the public, providing oversight to activities in the facility, and enforcing County policies, rules, and safety regulations.
 Selection Criteria: Minimum: High school diploma or a GED certificate and one year of experience in facility monitoring or related duties in a recreational program.

Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the following:
  • Providing direct customer service to the public;
  • Utilizing multiple technology devices to include computers, IPads, and cell phones; and
  • Resolving and assisting with conflict resolution.

 Special Requirements: The employee will be driving a county vehicle and therefore must obtain, by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence and the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. The applicant must maintain a good driving record, and pass the County's Defensive Driving course. The employee must maintain Adult CPR, Child CPR, First Aid and AED training.

If appointed to the position, the employee will wear an assigned uniform and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Some positions may require walking or standing for long periods of time.
 Additional Information: Work Location: Various Arlington Parks, Community and Fitness Centers, and/or Arlington Public School locations.

Work hours. Weekday evenings beginning at 4:30 p.m. Weekend hours will also be required.

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. 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.

Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018.

Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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