RECREATION PROGRAMMER-ASHBURN SENIOR CENTER

Recruitment #21-113-2156

Introduction

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to 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- Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs

Are you looking for a job that will make a difference for someone in your community? Are you passionate about working with the senior population? Would you like to get in on the ground floor of a brand-new facility? Then join the Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Area Agency on Aging. We have an immediate opening for a Recreation Programmer at the brand new senior center located in Ashburn, VA. If you are creative and energetic and have a passion for recreation, 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 proactive work-style are just what our customers expect. Reporting to the center manager, top priorities for this position will include implementing a variety of programs that meet the educational, recreational, and social needs of our center's participants.

In addition, this position will:

  • Complete needs assessments and re-assessments of clients and adjusts program schedule and content to respond to participants requests and needs at the senior center
  • Provide general supervision of facility participants, manage customer concerns, and assist with light facility maintenance tasks
  • Demonstrate administrative skills when maintaining confidential participant records, including the use of State and County required database software
  • Assist, as needed, with the coordination of facility rental use by notifying, supervising, and scheduling Facility Supervisor and provides back-up facility coordination of repairs and cleaning
  • Provide assistance with training and supervising center staff and volunteers
  • Coordinate volunteer activities
  • Provide back-up supervision for transportation services and substitutes as Passenger Vehicle Operator to transports seniors
  • Be available to work a varied schedule which will include early mornings, days, evenings, occasional weekends and some holidays

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)

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma and two years of related work experience required
  • Valid Driver's License required
  • Negative TB Test required

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with and planning programs for senior adults is highly preferred
  • Experience working with database software preferred
  • CDL license preferred at time of hire, however assistance may be provided to successful candidate to obtain appropriate CDL license within 4 months of hire

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background, credit check and DMV record checks required
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required
  • CDL within 4 months of hire
  • Must obtain CPR/AED and First Aide Certification within 90 days of hire