Recruitment #23-113-4207

Job Description

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is CAPRA accredited and an award-winning agency dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. We are a team of talented professionals committed to excellence and driven by results and customer relationships. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We celebrate the strengths of individuals and collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters!

We are seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Recreation Programmer. Recreation Programmers plan and facilitate programs and special events, including developing, marketing, and promoting new events. In addition, they are instrumental support in hiring and training staff and implement community center programs. 

Successful candidates will be hard-working individuals who demonstrate creativity and teamwork as well as critical thinking and organizational skills. Applicants, with strong time-management skills, who can work and communicate effectively as part of a team across a large organization, and who demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction on some projects, are encouraged to apply. PRCS serves a diverse population including but not limited to youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors.

We are currently hiring at the following locations: 

  • Loudoun Valley Community Center, Purcellville, VA 
  • Douglas Community Center, Leesburg, VA 
  • Sterling Community Center, Sterling VA

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Coordinates and manages recreation events and programs for diverse participants and age groups. 
  • Develop and manage program budget along with a marketing plan. 
  • Monitors participants and patrons, recruits, and trains volunteers. 
  • Designs and creates marketing materials to promote community center activities.

*Successful candidates must be willing to work a very flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.*

Salary commensurate with experience

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) â
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

High School Diploma; two years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in recreation and sports management or related field. 
  • Knowledge of special recreation programs, depending on assignment. 
  • Bilingual ability in English/Spanish. 
  • Experience conducting outreach activities in community settings. 
  • Experience in various computer programs including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, RecTrac or similar software programs.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background, Child Protective Services (CPS), credit, and DMV records checks are required.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Fingerprinting, TB test within 30 days of hire.
  • Hold or obtain First Aid/CPR certifications at hire or within four (4) months.
  • Depending on assigned program, may require a CDL (Class C with Passenger endorsement) learner’s permit within 3 months and license within 6 months of hire.