Performs responsible professional work in planning, implementing, conducting and evaluating a variety of County-wide natural resource based outdoor programs and outdoor recreation programs, to enhance the appreciation of nature, and health and wellness initiatives. Responsible for supervising and managing parks or other types of recreational facilities as well as partnering with groups/clubs to implement programs at facilities. Responsibilities may include kayaking, trails, camps, sports marketing and ecotourism initiatives, and work to support recreation, tourism and special event programs. Manages seasonal personnel, coordinates use of facilities, markets and advertises programs and events, prepares and maintains budget for area of responsibility; and evaluates the success/quality of the program/facility. May represent the County on a variety of boards, commissions or committees.
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Bachelor's degree in recreation, physical education, public administration or a related field, and 2 to 4 years of experience in outdoor recreation planning and implementing outdoor recreation to a variety of audiences; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Designation as a Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) is desirable.
Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record required.
Personal computer experience using Microsoft Office Suite desired.
Requires an acceptable background check.