DROP-IN CHILDCARE ASSISTANT-RECREATION CENTERS

Recruitment #19-G3-2052

Introduction

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to catching excellence. The effective delivery of programs and community services can provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

PRCS is seeking Childcare Assistants to join our Drop-In Childcare program located in our Recreations Centers. If you enjoy working with children ages 1 to 11, are able to foresee potential problems and have the specialty skills needed to solve them, then this could be the position you've been looking for. Careful planning and the ability to anticipate issues are qualities we particularly value. People with a positive mindset and proactive work-style are just what our customers expect.

Reporting to the Building Services Coordinator, top priorities for this position will include the supervision of children's recreation, and assisting with planning, organizing and maintaining equipment and supplies.

In addition, this position will:

  • Clean and maintain an orderly room
  • Provide program information as needed
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Provide excellent customer service

Successful candidates will:

  • Work a flexible schedule Monday-Saturday at various locations as needed
  • Strive to exceed expectations
  • Foster relationships with positive and effective communication
  • Demonstrate competency working with innovative & evolving technology and equipment

Job Requirements

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma 
  • Applicants that have completed the 10th grade AND have six months of childcare experience may be considered for Drop-In Child Care Assistant positions at a lower grade level
  • Perform moderate physical activity to include lifting
  • Virginia State Licensing requires six months experience supervising children during recreational or educational activities

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background, Child Protective Services (CPS), and credit checks required
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR for adult and child within 30 days of employment
  • Negative TB test result is required prior to beginning work

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