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Posted by: Arlington County 
Hiring entity type: Government 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Part-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Operations - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2595355 / Latpro-3710940 
Date posted: Oct-11-2019
State, Zip: Virginia, 22234



$13.54 - $17.30 Hourly


Various locations in Arlington, VA

Job Type

Part-Time Temporary


Department of Parks and Recreation

Job Number




Position Information

The Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking seasonal/temporary Facility Monitors to work in our community centers, Arlington Public School gymnasiums and various outdoor athletic fields. Work will include monitoring of both rectangular and diamond sports fields, the youth basketball program held indoor at community centers and Arlington Public School gymnasiums and Teen Skate Nights held at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. As a representative of the County, Facility Monitors provide customer service to drop-in and schedule facility users, to support a safe and positive experience. 
 Specific duties include:

  • Setting up and taking down equipment at the facility for reservations and events to include opening and closing the facility.
  • Utilizing RecTrac to document scheduling and accepted payments, process reservations, and help patrons with various registration and scheduling requests;
  • Reporting of attendance numbers, game scores, and any incident/accidents;
  • Performing facility maintenance of grounds and equipment;
  • Sharing information about current events in Arlington County with customers; and
The successful candidate for this position will have knowledge of basketball and a variety of other sports and recreational activities, can effectively communicate, demonstrate problem solving skills, take the initiative to help others and demonstrate initiative towards tasks, and be able to perform under pressure. This position will be asked to work alone at times and will he be held accountable for delegated tasks.
Selection Criteria

Minimum : A high school diploma or GED and three months of experience in administering recreational programs or facility monitoring.

Substitution: Additional education in a related field may substitute for experience.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:

  • Customer service experience in sports recreation
  • Knowledgeable of the rules of basketball

Additional Information

Work Hours: We are currently in need of facility monitors to work a variety of shifts including early-morning, mid-day, afternoons, evenings.  Weekends are required.

Location: Various Arlington Parks, Community and Fitness Centers, and/or Arlington Public School locations. Work is seasonal in nature and hours vary and may include morning, mid-day, afternoons, and evenings on weekdays and weekends.

The selected employee will wear a uniform and must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds. This position requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time during the work shift.

The employee must maintain Adult CPR, Child CPR, First Aid, and AED training.
This recruitment is open continuous and will close once the positions are filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager on a first-come first-served basis and interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs.

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.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: (see application details)

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement:  a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457).  The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County.  You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan.  General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan. 

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan.  The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit.  New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above.  They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays. 

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments: 
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.


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