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Please include Opportunity Announcement #18-05-14 when applying.
NOVA Parks has a full-time opening for a Food, Beverage, and Retail Specialist at Cameron Run Regional Park, Alexandria, VA. Starting Salary Range: $43,562.27 - $50,069.43 with Excellent Benefits.
The Food, Beverage, and Retail Specialist is responsible for assisting with planning, developing, coordinating, and executing an operational management plan for a food, beverage, and retail program at Cameron Run Regional Park and Great Waves Waterpark. Work is performed under the general direction of the Park Manager and Aquatics Specialist with latitude for independent judgment and action. The Food, Beverage, and Retail Specialist assumes charge of park operations in the absence of the Park Manager and/or Aquatics Specialist. Annual performance goals will be set for the Food, Beverage, and Retail Specialist.
Assist with management of personnel;
Supervise park and waterpark food, beverage, and retail operations;
Perform administrative duties;
Perform administrative duties continued;
Develop sales and marketing initiatives;
Assist with development and management of budget;
Assist with establishment and maintenance of positive public relations program.
Education: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in park management, hospitality, or closely related field is preferred.
Physical: Non-manual and manual work with strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions in office and outdoor settings; will perform heavy manual labor in all weather conditions, lift items at or greater than 80 pounds, climb ladders, use tools, and operate equipment.
Experience: One year of responsible experience in parks, retail, or food and beverage work, or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.
Duties and responsibilities are designed to be the essential elements of the job. They do not preclude the performance of related, or even unrelated, jobs which may be necessary to properly and efficiently complete all work assignments. NOVA Parks reserves the right to amend job specifications to meet current needs.
How to Apply: Please complete a full time application online or submit your complete and current resume to the NOVA Parks Human Resources Office. Please include the NOVA Parks Opportunity Announcement Number on your resume.
Resumes may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or
NOVA Parks Headquarters
Attn: Human Resources
5400 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039
Benefits: This position is a benefit eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and more.
Selection Process: Panel interview.
Testing: The Food, Beverage, and Retail Specialist position is classified as a safety sensitive position.
Candidates for full-time, safety sensitive positions must submit to a pre-employment drug screening
and achieve a negative result as a condition of employment.
It is the policy of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-352-5900 for assistance.
Additional Salary Information: This position is a benefit eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and more.
Internal Number: 18-05-14
About NOVA Parks
The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks) operates 32 regional parks and manages various historic and conservation-oriented facilities, land and trails which encompasses more than 12,200 acres. The preservation of open space is a high priority. In addition, we strive to offer recreation opportunities not traditionally provided by local governments