Arlington, Virginia
$11.00 - $15.00 Hourly
Nov 05, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
Position Information
The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking multiple temporary Student Assistants to work year-round, for the Teen Entrepreneurial Amusement Management (T.E.A.M.) program, to assist with program activities and/or operations. The T.E.A.M. program provides leadership and entrepreneurial training for youths ages 14-17 and recreational services to the public and within Arlington County, including inflatables/moon bounce operations, balloon artists, and face painters.

Job duties:

  • Delivery Assistant (delivering, setting up & taking down the moon bounces);
  • Inflatables/Moon Bounce Attendant;
  • Face Painter;
  • Balloon Artist (creating balloon art sculptures);
  • Ensuring equipment and space utilized for events and/or in the performance of work assignments are clean and orderly; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
The Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent customer service skills, good conduct, initiative, responsible, and demonstrates integrity;
  • Positive communication skills, including the ability to relate to the public in a professional manner;
  • Ability to work as a team member and flexible when work assignments change at the last minute; and
  • Reliability (showing up to work on time and staying until the assignment is complete, if necessary).

Selection Criteria
Minimum: Must be currently enrolled in High School (between 14-18 years of age).

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

  • Knowledge of related DPR events; and
  • Artistic capability, including balloon artist and/or face painting.

Special Requirements
Staff will be required to:

  • Attend monthly meetings and 16 hours of training per year;
  • Complete TEAM Training (provided by employer);
  • Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening;
  • Provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination or submit to weekly COVID 19 testing; and
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations.

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