Facility Manager

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$61,027.20 - $93,267.20 Annually
Posted
May 03, 2019
Closes
Jun 04, 2019
Ref
7104-19D-DPR-BL
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

Please note this is a re-opening to increase our pool of candidates. If you have applied before, you do not need to apply again unless you wish to make changes to your application.

Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is seeking a Facility Manager to be responsible for overall leadership, management and supervision of the Thomas Jefferson Community and Fitness Center. The Facility Manager is responsible for the on-site and overall day-to-day management and operation of the community and fitness center. The employee supervises two permanent Assistant Facility Managers in addition to the temporary facility assistants that work at this location. The manager schedules the staff assigned to the facility and is directly accountable for ensuring that the highest levels of customer service are being applied. This position is also responsible for developing center management goals and objectives; establishing systems, structures, and strategies to ensure interdependence and shared management practices with other facility managers.

The design of DPR centers and their program mix embodies our agency's goal to be vital to the enrichment of Arlington as a vibrant and enjoyable community and support Arlington's vision to be the happiest, healthiest place to live, learn, work and play.

Specific duties include:
  • Developing and organizing work programs, schedules and assignments;
  • Providing opportunities and leadership for staff development;
  • Monitoring and measuring service effectiveness and efficiencies;
  • Providing technical expertise in the review of staff work;
  • Evaluating and implementing new technologies and innovations as they relate to center operations;
  • Collaborating with the APS Facility Manager regarding custodial, maintenance and facility use for DPR and APS programs and specials events; and
  • Providing training, monitoring and setting standards for facility/front desk and indoor and outdoor operations while supporting marketing efforts and monitoring the facility budget.
As a Facility Manager this employee participates in facility, department, division, and community team workshops, attends committee meetings, and other activities scheduled at various sites.

About the Community Center

The Thomas Jefferson Community and Fitness Center is the largest of five joint-use community centers and resides alongside an Arlington Public Schools (APS) facility-Thomas Jefferson Middle School. The center will provide services managed by DPR and APS which includes a large gym with an indoor track that supports multiple courts and an auxiliary gym, fitness room to include a free-weight room and houses DPR personal training program space; an arts studio; woodshop; large multipurpose room, game room, locker rooms and sauna; and stock room. The Center's primary purpose is the provision of a full range of recreation and leisure programs and services for an urban and diverse community of all ages. For more information click here

Selection Criteria

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Sports Management; Facilities and Fitness Operations/Management, Physical Education, or related field; plus, two years of experience managing and/or administering recreation programs and activities in a large, urban community/multi-service based recreation center.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a directly related field may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Experience in collaborative management of facilities and/or centers;
  • Training and/or experience in mediation, negotiation and/or facilitation;
  • Experience monitoring budgets;
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite; and/or
  • Experience utilizing RecTrac (Recreation Facility Management Software).


Special Requirements

Applicants must possess valid CPR, First Aid, and AED certification prior to the first day of hire.

Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, and maintain throughout the course of employment a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. 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.

Additional Information

Work hours: Vary between 5:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday-Sunday seasonally depending on scheduling needs; many evening and weekend hours should be expected.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the application 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.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

01

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Sports Management; Facilities and Fitness Operations/Management, Physical Education, or related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • I am choosing to substitute additional qualifying experience for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.


02

How much experience do you have managing and/or administering recreation programs and activities in a large, urban community/multi-service based recreation center?
  • None
  • Less than 6 months
  • 6 months to 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 2 or more years


03

Please select if you have any of the following:
  • Supervisory and/or management experience in a large, multi-use, public recreation facility in an urban environment;
  • Experience in collaborative management of facilities and/or centers;
  • Training and/or experience in mediation, negotiation and/or facilitation;
  • Experience monitoring budgets;
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Experience utilizing RecTrac (Recreation Facility Management Software).
  • None of the above


04

Please describe your experience with the items selected above. If you selected "none of the above" please put "N/A".

05

Please select if you have any of the following certifications:
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • AED
  • None of the above


Required Question

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