Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to catching 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!
PRCS is seeking a Sports Specialist to join our Sports Division based in Ashburn, VA. If you enjoy sports and a team environment, are able to foresee potential problems and have the specialty skills needed to solve them, 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 positive mindset and proactive work-style are just what our customers expect. Reporting to the Sports Program Manager, a top priority for this position will be to manage and coordinate year-round countywide sports camps, clinics and instructional programs for youth throughout Loudoun County.
In addition, this position will:
Coordinate recruitment and hiring; oversee sports camps and clinics; create promotional materials to publicize programs; recommend program enhancements; provide contract management; assist in meeting aggressive revenue targets; and secure and coordinate facility use
Successful candidates will:
Assist with local and national sports tournaments/events
Occasionally work evenings or weekends
On a rotating basis, serve as point of contact after-hours (on call)
Strive to exceed expectations, foster relationships with positive and effective communication, demonstrate competency working with innovative and evolving technology and equipment
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)
HOW TO APPLY: Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or a related field and two years job related experience, including generating program revenue.
Experience with automated scheduling system
Experience with recruiting and hiring staff
Certification in Parks and Recreation
Membership in Virginia Recreation and Park Society
POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES: Successful candidates will undergo criminal background, credit and DMV record checks. Will need to have and maintain a valid driver’s license. Will need to have upon hire, or obtain within the first four months of employment, First Aid and CPR Certification for adult, infant, and child.
Internal Number: 18-S2-1163
About Loudoun County Government
Loudoun County is located just 25 miles west of Washington D.C. and bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains and Potomac River. It is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.