Job Listing: Recreation Facilities Coordinator (History)

Job Postings,

County of Henrico Department of Recreation and Parks - Richmond, VA

Closes - Monday, October 31, 2022

Position Title – Recreation Facilities Coordinator (History)

Salary - fair and competitive compensation

Job Type - Full Time

Apply: You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through https://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at https://henrico.us.Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots.  Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas.  Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government.  Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies.  Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers.  Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

Primary responsibility for facility management of Meadow Farm and Virginia Randolph Museums, and multiple other recreation history facility locations as assigned; supervises assigned administrative support staff, including full-time, part-time and temporary staff as assigned; coordinates with Department staff on facility and technical set-ups and operations in support of programming and events at the assigned locations; assists with developing assigned locations budgets; manages assigned locations within approved budgets; contracts with necessary resources according to County procurement policies; ensures the assigned locations are operating in accordance with County and Department policies; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

Extensive knowledge of recreation facility operations and ongoing management of assigned Recreation Services facilities; thorough knowledge of facility operations and ongoing management of assigned Recreation Services facilities; extensive knowledge of available resources in the Recreation Services and the Division; thorough knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions, and safety regulations related to recreational activities and other work related precautions as well as County safety and risk management policies and practices; ability to work effectively as a team member and/or leader; excellent communication skills with the ability to present ideas and recommendations clearly and concisely both orally and in writing to diverse audiences; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, employees and the public as well as professional organizations and resources relevant to Recreation Services and the Division; ability to cooperate with and interpret recreation philosophies to County authorities, public and private groups, agencies and the general public; ability to collaborate effectively to achieve department and County goals; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities and make sound decisions; good supervisory skills including good training skills and the ability to effectively manage workloads, events and/or projects and to foster and maintain high morale and engagement; critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve and make sound decisions, including but not limited to under pressure and in emergency situations; physical condition that permits the activities necessary in and inherent to facility management and operations and use related tools, equipment and other inventory relevant to the activities; ability to develop and maintain detailed accurate records and to make regular and special reports; sound accounting or other financial skills with ability to develop budgets, manage expenditures in accordance with County Finance policies and manage operations effectively within budget; good knowledge of personal computers and/or automated systems and the ability to enter, retrieve and analyze data using common business software as well as industry specific software; good judgment; excellent customer service skills; tact; and courtesy. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, which may include working evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a four (4) year degree in field relevant to assigned area and six (6) years of relevant work experience including facility and supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Additional Information

This position will work Tuesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

First Aid, CPR, AED and other fitness and department specific certifications may be required; must be able to lift at least thirty (30) pounds as needed to move supplies and equipment; requires a valid driver's license.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

How To Apply

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through http://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at http://henrico.us.