PROGRAM SPECIALIST-HAL & BERNI HANSON REGIONAL PARK

Recruitment #22-113-3562

Job Description

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! 

The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Program Specialist at the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park located in Ashburn, VA. Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park is a brand-new park featuring 17 lighted athletic fields, an event center, nature center, playgrounds, disc golf course, and more! The new 257-acre park will offer a wide variety of programs to serve the community.  

If you are creative and energetic and have a passion for recreation and community service, then this could be the position you've been looking for. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and have a working knowledge of recreational principles including the coordination, evaluation, and development of park programs.

Duties include:
-Supervising program instructors, volunteers, and participants and assisting with the planning and implementation of a wide variety of free classes for a diverse population at a Regional Park.  
-Oversees, coordinates, and implements Summer Camps including staff hiring and training, purchasing of materials, lesson planning, registration, and scheduling. 
-Provides clerical support for park operations, which includes designing flyers and brochures and assisting with news releases to local media, updating social media, processing class registrations, fee collection, and data input. 
-Oversees drop-in users, renters, and patrons.
-Assists with facility, operations, safety, and maintenance  

Successful candidates must possess excellent customer service and communication skills. Work hours vary and will include early morning, evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet program needs. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

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 or equivalent; two years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Valid driver's license required. Must have certification in CPR, First Aid and Pool Operators License upon hire or within four (4) months of hire.  
 
Hiring Range: $40,512.33-$54,691.64
 
Salary Commensurate with Experience 

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-Membership in the Virginia Recreation and Park Society is beneficial to the position. 
-Certification as a Certified Leisure Professional (CLP) is preferred.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Criminal, Child Protective Services, credit and DMV checks are required.

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