Recruitment #19-S3-2051


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 a Licensed Program Manager to join our team based in Leesburg, VA. If you enjoy working with the public, 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 Division Manager of Community Centers, top priorities for this position will include:

  • Controlling the central administration of applications and renewals
  • Representing the department as the primary point of contact for licensing
  • Overseeing the internal inspection of files and sites
  • Managing policies and procedures, to include creating uniformity and translating state regulations
  • Developing staff training and regulating requirements and scheduling
  • Providing program evaluations by identifying areas of deficiencies and quantifying data

Successful candidates will:

  • Strive to exceed expectations
  • Foster relationships with positive and effective communication
  • Demonstrate competency working with innovative & evolving technology and equipment

Successful candidates must be able to work a 7.5 hour work day, between 7:00am-6:00pm, Monday-Friday; including occasional night or weekend events.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree (Recreation, Education, or related field)
  • A minimum of three years job related experience in managing or directing an early childhood education program and developing training programs
  • Perform moderate physical activity to include lifting
  • Ability to work long hours, if necessary

Special Requirements


  • Experience at the program management level or above, with a private or for-profit education/recreation organization
  • A minimum of one year management and/or administrative experience
  • Professional Early Childhood Educator
  • Certified Trainer for Early Childhood Educators
  • Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Successful candidates will undergo criminal background, child protective services (CPS), DMV and credit checks 
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Have upon hire, or obtain within the first four months of employment, First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Complete annual training as required by Virginia Licensing Standards