$55,577.60 - $84,843.20 Annually
Department of Parks and Recreation
8/23/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking a Facility Manager to be responsible for the on-site and overall day-to-day management and operation of the Gunston Community Center and the outdoor park and athletic facilities. This position supervises and schedules the staff assigned to the facility and is directly accountable for ensuring that the highest levels of customer service are being applied. Additionally, this position develops center management goals and objectives; establishes systems, structures, and strategies to ensure interdependence and shared management practices with other facility managers; and developing, establishing, and leads facility operations teams.
The center will provide services managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation and Arlington Public Schools which includes a full size gym, auxiliary gym, fitness room, preschool room, large multipurpose room, game room, kitchen and two joint use classrooms. The primary purpose and focus of the center is the provision of a full range of recreation and leisure services for an urban and diverse community of all ages. The Gunston Community Center is one of six joint use facilities where a County run community center resides alongside an Arlington Public School facility (Gunston Middle School). To learn more about the Gunston Community center click .
Specific duties include: Developing and organizing work programs, schedules and assignments; Providing opportunities and leadership for staff development; Monitoring and measuring service effectiveness and efficiencies; Providing technical expertise in the review of staff work; Evaluating and implementing new technologies and innovations as they relate to center operations; Providing training, monitoring and setting standards for indoor and outdoor operations supporting marketing efforts and monitoring the facility budget; and Participating in facility, department, division, and community team workshops, attending committee meetings, and other activities scheduled at various sites.
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Facilities Operations/Management, Physical Education, or related field; plus one year of experience managing and/or administering recreation programs and activities in a large, urban community/multi-service based recreation center.
Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a directly related field may substitute for one year of the required experience.
Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following: CPR, First Aid, and AED certification; Supervisory experience in a large, multi-use, public recreation facility in an urban environment; Experience in collaborative management of facilities and/or centers; Training and/or experience in mediation, negotiation and/or facilitation; Experience monitoring budgets; Bilingual ability in Spanish/English; and/or Experience in using Microsoft Word and Excel
Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, and maintain throughout the course of employment a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Vary between 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday-Sunday depending on scheduling needs; many evening and weekend hours should be expected.
Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give see resume as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.