Park Supervisor

James City County Parks & Recreation
James City County (Williamsburg), Virginia
Job Type
$30,992-$40,289/year DOQ plus full benefits
Required Education
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree; considerable experience involving public contact preferably in a park and/or athletic facility, including supervisory experience.


James City County Parks & Recreation seeks career-minded professional to assist in the daily operation of the James City County Marina. The incumbent will have oversight of all fee collections, fuel, rental and retail operations, personnel management, contract management and payroll, and coordinating special events, programs and volunteer projects. Other responsibilities include assisting in maintaining the cleanliness of the marina and other assigned locations in a variety of ways that include hands-on activities and quality control through inspections to maintain a safe and clean environment. This position requires the incumbent to work morning, evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.


  • Provides effective supervision of assigned staff including selection, performance management, employee relations, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities.
  • Maintains maintenance supplies and inventory of park equipment; prepares and submits various reports.
  • Opens and closes parks; enforces park rules to ensure compliance.
  • Maintains cleanliness of park; empties trash cans, picks up litter, cleans rest rooms and shelters; and inspects park to help ensure safe and proper conduct of patrons.
  • Performs minor repairs and maintenance to equipment, grounds and any park structures.
  • Organizes and supervises tournaments and special events.

Required Experience

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
based on James City County criteria.
Must possess, or be able to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire, certification in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
(CPR) for Professional Rescuers (Infant, Adults and Child).
Knowledge of leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train and evaluate the work of
assigned staff.
Skill in use of computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County staff, patrons and the public.
Post Hire Requirements:
• Must maintain a Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
• Must maintain all required certifications.

Employee Benefits

James City County Benefits:
In addition to benefits required by law, such as Social Security and Workers’
Compensation, James City County employees in full-time regular, limited-term, and
certain other positions enjoy an excellent benefits package. Here are the highlights:
Health and Dental Care Coverage:
The County pays a portion of the health and dental program. Employees can elect a
Consumer Driven Health Plan (CDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a
Traditional Health Maintenance Plan (HMO). Three dental options are provided
through Delta Dental.
Health Savings Account:
A Health Savings Account (HSA) allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for
medical and prescription expenses. HSAs can assist with retirement as funds roll over
year after year. The County makes a contribution towards the employees HSA
account. The amount of the County contribution is determined each budget year.
Premium Conversion:
Employees who participate in the County Health Insurance program may pay their
portion of the JCC health insurance premium before taxes are deducted. This results
in paying less tax and leaving more dollars in the paycheck.
Retirement Benefits:
Retirement benefits are administered through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).
Employees contribute 5% towards their retirement. VRS offers 3 retirement
plans based on hire date and previous participation. For detailed
information regarding retirement, visit
Life Insurance:
Employees participate in a group life and accidental death and dismemberment
insurance program through VRS. The County pays the entire cost for employees.
Benefits include: natural death payment of twice the annual salary, double indemnity
for accidental death and dismemberment payments.
Optional Life Insurance:
Employees pay the entire cost of this benefit based on their age and salary. Employees
may select coverage for 1, 2, 3, or 4 times their annual salary. Spouses and
dependent coverage is available also.
Long Term Care Insurance:
Employees can purchase coverage for home care, assisted living or nursing home care.
Available to employees and their family members through Genworth Insurance
Company. The plan offers three levels of coverage and rates are guaranteed through
March, 2020.
Funeral Leave:
Employees may use Funeral Leave for up to 3 days (equivalent to 24 hours) for the
death of an immediate family member.
School and Volunteer Leave:
Employees may use up to 8 hours paid leave per fiscal year to meet with their child’s
teacher, to attend a school function in which their child participates or to volunteer at
a school and 8 hours paid leave per fiscal year to volunteer for a charity of their choice.
Civil Leave:
Employees receive paid time off while serving on a jury, or attending court as a witness
under subpoena. Employees may keep the check paid by the courts and take paid time
off or endorse the check over to the County for that day.
Military Leave:
Employees who are members of a covered military, security or recovery organization
are provided paid time off up to 15 days per federal fiscal year (September – August)
The County observes eleven paid holidays per year:
 Independence Day
 Labor Day
 Veteran’s Day
 Thanksgiving Day
 Day after Thanksgiving
 Christmas Eve
 Christmas Holiday
 New Year’s Day
 Martin Luther King Day
 President’s Day
 Memorial Day
Deferred Compensation (VRS Plan 1 or 2):
Employees can enroll in a plan to defer a portion of their salary for retirement
purposes through ICMA Retirement Corporation. This allows employees to save for
retirement using pre-tax dollars. The County will match the first $15 per pay period
contributed on a basis of 50¢ to the dollar.
Flexible Spending/Limited Flexible
Spending Accounts:
Employees may participate in this program which allows them to pay for covered
medical, dental, and vision expenses with tax free dollars.
Paid Time Off (VRS Hybrid Plan Only)
Provides paid absences for any purpose including illness or vacation. Accrues each pay
period and can carry up to one year maximum leave accrual.
Annual Leave (VRS Plan 1 and Plan 2 Only):
Employees earn the equivalent of one day of vacation per month, or twelve days per
year. After five years of County service, the rate increases by 50 percent. After fifteen
years of service, the rate increases by an additional 33-1/3 percent.
Sick Leave (VRS Plan 1 and Plan 2 Only):
Employees earn the equivalent of one day of sick leave per month, or twelve days
per year. Up to 12 days of sick leave may be used to care for an immediate family
member who is ill and requires the employee’s attendance.
Sick Leave Bank (VRS Plan 1 and Plan 2 Only):
Employees may participate in the Sick Leave Bank, a “pool” of accrued sick leave days
for use by member employees who are unable to work because of an extended personal
illness or disability. Employees contribute a day of sick leave to the “pool.” Employees
then are eligible to receive their full pay for up to six weeks if they have been sick or
disabled for six weeks or more and have exhausted their own leave. New employees can
join within 30 days after their introductory period ends or during subsequent open
enrollment periods.
Short Term Disability (VRS Hybrid Plan Only):
Provides paid absences after one year for illness or injury, including Worker’s
Compensation meeting the criteria set forth in the Code of Virginia. Pays 60% of
earnings for 26 weeks.
Long Term Disability (VRS Hybrid Plan Only):
Provides paid absences after one year and 26 weeks for illness or injury including
Worker’s Compensation meeting the criteria set forth in the Code of Virginia. Pays
60% of earning after 26 weeks.
Employee Assistance Program:
This program offers up to 5 free confidential counseling per event for a variety of
needs to employees and their dependents.
Tuition Assistance:
Employees are eligible for payment of tuition costs up to the maximum dollar amount
each year.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (federal direct loan):
James City County qualifies as a “public service organization” to help you qualify
for this trial student loan forgiveness program. For more information go to
Employee Homeownership Program:
Employees can purchase a primary residence in James City County or the City of
Williamsburg. Savings are matched on a dollar for dollar basis up to a maximum of
Direct Deposit:
 Pay checks are automatically deposited into employees’ checking or
savings accounts on the 14th and 28th of each month.
Service Awards:
Employees receive certificates and awards for continued service beginning at five years
and continuing at five-year intervals.
Working Towards Wellness Program:
Provides County employees with the information and resources needed to achieve and
maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle.
Discounted rates are also available for immediate family for Recreation Center Access.
Contact Human Resources for more details.

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