Park/recreation Assistant

Oakton, Virginia
$41,465.42 - $69,108.42 Annually
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Oak Marr Golf Center, owned and operated by Fairfax County Park Authority is hiring a Park/Recreation Assistant (Operations Manager) in Oakton, VA. Under the direction of the General Manager and Assistant General Manager, this position will assist in the operation of the golf course facility to include: guest service programs, pro shop and food & beverage inventory practices, cash handling procedures, payroll and attendance, buying of non-sale and resale items, financial reporting, general maintenance of clubhouse, employee training, employee recruiting as well as Human Resource reporting. Other duties may apply based on business levels on-site.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

General Duties
  • Assists in the administration of the facility operations such as conducting inventory, preparing administrative and financial reports, and assisting in the preparation of the annual operating budget;
  • Assists in the ordering and receiving of supplies;
  • Assists with the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, and evaluation of staff and volunteers;
  • Adheres to revenue and expense limits;
  • Ensures staff compliance with operating procedures and safety/security standards;
  • Informs the public of pertinent rules and regulations;
  • Directs residents to private and public resources and programs;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of community outreach plans to target underserved populations and to increase overall program participation;
  • Delivers customer service by distributing literature and providing information;
  • Assists as a liaison between County agencies and residents.
  • Assists with providing operational support by supervising the maintenance of assigned facilities.
  • Assists with providing Parks/Recreation programming support by developing and coordinating several specialized programs and special events;
  • Maintains records necessary to the operation and evaluation of programs.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation center and/or park management;
  • Knowledge of fiscal record keeping and inventory procedures;
  • Ability to use a personal computer, applicable software, and peripheral equipment;
  • Ability to direct and coordinate the work of subordinate staff and volunteers;
  • Ability to prepare a variety of administrative reports;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, citizen groups, and the public;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
Graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education, plus two years of related experience in a recreation center, recreational park, or golf course operation or two years experience organizing and coordinating public recreation activities or community affairs, as applicable to the position.

Experience with FOCUS and G1 Software. Food Service Manager certification preferred. Intermediate skills in the use of Microsoft Office computer software, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. Extensive knowledge of Park Authority (or similar recreation provider) operations and processes.

  • Driver's License (Required)

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check and driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Sedentary with walking and lifting less than 10 pounds. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status 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 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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