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Recreation Specialist I / Out-of-School Time Early Childhood
Job Title: Recreation Specialist I / Out-of-School Time Early Childhood
Job Code: 25522
Address: Virginia Beach,
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Combination Education & Experience
Years of Experience:  4
Travel: Between Locality Sites
Starting Salary: $39,270
Start Date: 9/13/2018
# of Openings: 1

Job posting closes on 7/29/2018.  Interested applicants must apply online at:

RECREATION SPECIALIST I / OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the planning, implementation and supervision of Preschool, Before School, After School, and Summer Activity Center programs for Children ages 36 at Virginia Beach Community Recreation Centers and at Virginia Beach Public Schools
  • Assist with planning and implementation of special events
  • Assist with weekly, monthly and annual statistical reports
  • Assist with preparation of required reports, documents, paperwork and promotional materials
  • Assist with the purchase of recreation equipment
  • Assist with the supervision and maintenance of program areas and inventory of equipment
  • Train and supervise part-time employees; provide and/or assist with staff training; assist with staff schedule adjustments
  • Maintain daily site visits
  • Assist with site coverage
  • Serve on various Out-of-School
  • Time Programs Unit, Departmental and City teams and committees
  • Work with Inclusion Specialist to provide support to staff in implementing accommodation plans for children with special needs
  • Provide quality internal and external customer service
  • Maintain a safe environment

Recreation Center Early Childhood Programs are Licensed through the Department of Social Services. 

This position may provide direct child care in programs licensed by the State Department of Social Services.  Convictions of any barrier crime set forth in Virginia Code §63.2-1719 shall be an automatic disqualification for employment in this position. For a list of barrier crimes Click Here.

In addition to the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate for this position will have experience listed in the preferences below. Candidates with the preferred experience should ensure the information is provide in the application.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience supervising and/or managing multiple early childhood programs
  • Experience with direct simultaneous supervision of 2 or more programs/sites
  • Experience with direct supervision of 3 or more staff to include performance management
  • Experience and background working in licensed child care and large scale recreation program
  • Knowledge and experience working w/children with disabilities/behavioral issues
  • Ability to use Microsoft office products
  • Possess a good working knowledge of the Virginia Star Quality Initiative 2.0 Rating System
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to foster and encourage teamwork at all levels

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 7/21/2018

Company Information
Company Name: City of Virginia Beach
Health Insurance Dental Insurance 401(k)
Life Insurance
Attention: Interested candidates must apply online at no later than July 29, 2018.

  Listing #:   3341   
  Date Created:   7/21/2018
  Last Updated:   7/23/2018
  Date Expired:   8/20/2018
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