Customer Service, Maintenance Facilities, Operations, Parks
4 Year Degree
Under supervision, the position monitors and supervises the use of a community center as part of the Operations Division of a Parks and Recreation Department in an active, diverse town within Fairfax County, ensuring the continuous, smooth implementation of daily activities and events. Herndon Community Center is a 56,000 sq. ft. facility with a budget of approximately $1M.
Responsible for recruiting, supervising and evaluating assigned staff and overseeing and monitoring community center activities; serving as a role model for effective customer service
Coordinating with community organizations; promoting and managing the department’s scholarship program
Manages the department’s community service program; processing and scheduling rental contracts; conducting special projects and preparing schedules and reports
Provides input to division budget and purchasing needs, and recommendations for procedures, revenue opportunities and promotions/marketing for the facility
Exhibits ability to routinely manage multiple priorities, respond calmly and logically in crisis situations, use sound judgment, and provide effective leadership to other community center staff
Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, public administration, sports administration, or closely related field; supplemented by one to two years previous experience and/or training that includes serving in a supervisory capacity in a public parks and recreation agency with customer service responsibilities
Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
CPR and First Aid preferred
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
The Town of Herndon is located in northern Virginia, in the western part of Fairfax County, Virginia, approximately 25 miles west of Washington DC and 5 miles from Dulles International airport. The Herndon Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized four times as a National Gold Medal Award winner. Since 2006, Herndon has been a certified agency through NRPA. CAPRA Accreditation is a cred...ible and efficient means of providing assurance to the public that the agency meets national standards of best practice. The department has also been recognized with numerous other state and national recognitions over its 30 years. The department has a comprehensive offering of recreation program services providing a diverse array of recreational, educational, and environmental programs in health and wellness, seniors, youth, adult, teens, sports, arts, and special events. The 56,000 square foot Herndon Community Center is a center for significant community activities and is the cornerstone of the department’s facilities and program operations and includes a 25m indoor pool, fitness facility, gymnasium, kiln and craft room, meeting rooms, etc.