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Manager-on-Duty Sports Services (Recreation Senior Technician)

Prince William County, VA
medical insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays
United States, Virginia, Woodbridge
September 08, 2023


Do you work for Prince William County Public Schools? The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism wants you for the position of Manager-on-Duty. Interested individuals would be working part time in support of youth and adult indoor recreational games and practices. Activities are scheduled in Prince William County Schools. Applicants will need to gain authorization for keys to access assigned schools from the principal, or their designee.

The manager-on-duty is responsible for opening and set up of the facility for league and community use, supervision and security of facility during use, and all cleaning, restoration and security of the facility following use. Hours are 6 - 10 PM on weeknights and 8 AM - 10 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Weekend work is split into two shifts.

The starting salary is $22.01/hour.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism conducts DMV records checks on all licensed employees and criminal background checks on all hires age 18 years or older. Fingerprinting may be required.



This class is part of the Recreation Job Family. Incumbents plan, coordinate and monitor program lessons and activities; supervise part-time staff; and ensure the safety of all visitors and participants. Responsibilities include: supervising staff; providing staff training on park and licensure rules, regulations and park expectations; creating and evaluating lesson plans in accordance with program curriculum; preparing materials for class projects and activities; communicating with participants; preparing and maintaining schedules and records; and providing emergency care and treatment as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This position is responsible for supervising subordinate staff members and department operations, developing recreation lessons and activities, and ensuring facility safety.

1. Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.

2. Plans, coordinates, and monitors recreation program lessons and activities; creates and evaluates lesson plans; prepares class materials; and ensures participant safety.

3. Prepares and maintains recreation lesson and activity schedules of offered services; and updates participants on program changes.

4. Inspects, monitors, and maintains recreation equipment and environment.

5. Prepares and maintains reports and other related documentation.

6. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.



Supervisory principles;

Fitness center equipment and machines;

Exercise science principles and theories;

Customer service principles;

Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, codes, and regulations;

Computers and related software applications.


Supervising and evaluating employees;

Prioritizing and assigning work;

Planning recreation programs;

Providing customer service;

Cleaning and maintaining fitness equipment and machines;

Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards;

Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Discipline specific responsibilities do not apply to this classification.


Responsibilities typically require adaptation of procedures, processes, tools, equipment and techniques to meet the specialized requirements of the position.


Incumbents apply procedures and standards to specific situations, and work under general supervision.


Incumbents may assign/delegate work assignments to temporary employees, and/or regular employees; troubleshoot problems and issues commensurate with relevant experience.



High school diploma or G.E.D. and 1 year of related experience.


Lifeguard Certification; First aid Certification; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification; Valid driver's license.


Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.


The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.