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Employment

NOVA Parks is now accepting applications for the upcoming Light Show seasons at Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights and Bull Run Festival of Lights! Seeking Admissions, Concessions, Fire Ring Attendants, Children's Area Attendants, Snowman Mascot, Cashiers, Traffic Attendants, Village Attendants, and more!

To apply, please click on the link below.​

lIGHT sHOW EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Full Time Jobs

Maintenance Technician - Central Maintenance

The Maintenance Technician assists in performing a variety of skilled jobs in troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry in the parks and maintenance field and provides record keeping and clerical duties as assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Central Maintenance Administrator. Annual performance goals will be set for the Maintenance Technician.

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Park Maintenance Supervisor II - Pohick Bay Regional Park

The PARK MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR II is responsible for coordinating and supervising the maintenance of multiple park facilities, grounds, and equipment while adhering to NOVA Parks standards. Work is performed under the general direction of the Park Manager with considerable latitude for independent judgment and action. Annual performance goals will be set for the Park Maintenance Supervisor II.

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Park Manager - Brambleton Regional Park Golf Course

The PARK MANAGER is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and executing an operational management plan for a public golf course and park. Work is performed under the general direction of the Park Operations Superintendent with considerable latitude for independent judgment and action. The Park Manager will supervise staff which may include Assistant Park Manager, Park Specialist, Naturalist, maintenance employees, part-time staff, and volunteers. Annual performance goals will be set for the Park Manager. Park Managers are subject to lateral transfer within the organization.

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Crew Leader - Golf Course - Algonkian Golf Course

The CREW LEADER – GOLF COURSE is responsible for supervising and working with golf course maintenance workers in the performance of fundamental and specialized tasks in maintaining golf course grounds, buildings, structures and equipment. Work assignments and supervision are provided by the Golf Course Superintendent. Annual performance goals will be set for the Crew Leader – Golf Course.

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Part Time/Seasonal Jobs

Part Time/Seasonal Employment Application

Weekend Trap Attendants - Bull Run Shooting Center

NOVA Parks has immediate openings at Bull Run Shooting Center located in Centreville, VA for Trap Attendants.  Trap Attendants are responsible for assisting with the operation, appearance and maintenance of the shooting range. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be available to work weekends and holidays. This is a safety-sensitive position that requires mandatory pre-employment drug screening. Uniform required.  $8.70/hr.

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Trap Attendants - Bull Run Shooting Center

Trap Attendants are responsible for assisting with the operation, appearance and maintenance of the shooting range. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be available to work weekends and holidays. This is a safety-sensitive position that requires mandatory pre-employment drug screening. Uniform required.  $8.70/hr.

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Attendants - Bull Run Festival of Lights, Bull Run Regional Park

The Bull Run Festival of Lights in Centreville, VA is now hiring for show attendants.  Show attendants are responsible for providing excellent customer service and assisting with the operation of the Bull Run Festival of Lights.  Attendants may work in one of several areas, including front gate cashier, traffic control, parking attendant, fire ring attendant, children’s activity attendant or retail and Santa photo attendant.  Training is provided.  Work days are 7 days a week, evening hours only (approximately 5pm-10pm). $9.80/hour

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Attendants - Meadowlark's Winter Walk of Lights, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

We are seeking positive, energetic individuals to work evening shifts November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019---we open holiday nights too!  We are flexible and make staff schedules around your school, work, and family obligations.  Apply NOW to work as a cashier or parking, concessions, admissions or children’s area attendant.  $9.80/hour

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Senior Rangers – Fountainhead Regional Park

$10.77 per hour, up to 29 hours per week, work through November. Senior Ranger assists with the operation and maintenance of the park and facilities.  Must be available to work a flexible work schedule, be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.  

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Ranger – Fountainhead Regional Park

Ranger assists with the operation and maintenance of the park and facilities.

  • Applicant must be 18 years or older and have a satisfactory driving record.
  • Previous experience with cash registers and handling money accurately required.
  • $9.37/hour   
  • Must be available to work weekday, weekends and holidays.

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Pro Shop Attendants – Brambleton Golf Course

Pro Shop Attendant is responsible for assisting with the operation and/or appearance of the golf pro shop. Must be at least 18 years of age and available to work a variable work schedule, which may include early and late hours, weekends and holidays.  

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Event Assistant - Bull Run Special Events Center

Event Assistant is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Special Events Center and Festival of Lights.  Must be available to work a flexible schedule; weekend and evening hours may be required. 16-18 hours per week year round, $13.05 per hour

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Garden Specialist IV - Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

NOVA Parks is seeking a Garden Specialist IV at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, Vienna, VA.  Garden Specialist IV performs garden tasks as directed by the full time horticulture staff with wide latitude for independent work and judgment in collection development and maintenance.   $12.18/hour 

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Park Maintenance Worker – W&OD Regional Park

Park Maintenance Worker performs a variety of manual labor jobs with varying degree of skill needed to assist with the maintenance of park grounds, equipment, and facilities.  Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and possess a clean driving record.  $13.38/hourly.  Health Benefits Offered.

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Nature Camp Counselor - Potomac Overlook Regional Park

NATURE OF WORK
We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our camp team. Nature Camp Counselors should demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and caring for the program and its participants. Nature Camp Counselors will be responsible for the daily supervision, daily activity planning and implementation, safety, and group management of campers. Nature Camp Counselors must be able to work within a team setting to accomplish program goals.  A summer naturalist/camp leader may also perform interpretive duties, work with and manage volunteers, and perform other related program work.  The Nature Camp Counselor will also assist with cleaning and maintenance of indoor camp areas and supplies.    Work is under the general supervision of the Head Counselor, Park Naturalist and Park Manager.

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Camp Store Attendant – Bull Run Regional Park

NOVA Parks is seeking a Camp Store Attendant at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA. Must be available to work a flexible work schedule and have a clean driving record. $9.37 hour, up to 29 hours/week.  

Camp Store Attendant is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the camp center and campground. 

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Senior Ranger – Sandy Run Regional Park

NOVA Parks has immediate openings for Senior Rangers at Sandy Run Regional Park.  Must be available to work a flexible work schedule and have a clean driving record.  $10.77/hr. 

Senior Ranger assists with the operation and maintenance of the park and facilities.  

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Catering Attendant – Various Park Locations

NOVA Parks has immediate openings for Catering Attendants at various park locations. Locations include but are not limited to Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, VA; Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA; and Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria, VA. No experience required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends and holidays. $12.36/hour. 

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Ranger - Pohick Bay Regional Park

NOVA Parks is seeking a Ranger at Pohick Bay Regional Park.   Must be available to work a variable work schedule, which may include early and late hours, and weekends and holidays.  $9.37/hour

Ranger assists with the operation and maintenance of the park and facilities.

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Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker/Custodian at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

NOVA Parks has an opening for Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker/Custodian at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, VA.  Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and possess a clean driving record.  $8.53 per hour up to 20 hours per week, evenings and weekends.

Park Maintenance Worker/Custodian performs a variety of manual labor jobs with varying degree of skill needed to assist with the maintenance of park grounds, equipment, and facilities.

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Weekend Night Security Custodian - Algonkian Regional Park

Weekend Night Security/Custodian is responsible for the security of the park grounds, facilities, and equipment during evening hours, and for performing routine custodial duties.  Work assignments and supervision are provided by the Park Manager.  Weekend hours: Saturday and Sunday nights, 10:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.  Pre-Employment drug screening required.  Hourly rate: $13.38. 

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Pro Shop Attendant - Algonkian Regional Park

Pro Shop Attendant is responsible for assisting with the operation and/or appearance of the golf pro shop. Must be available to work a variable work schedule, which may include early and late hours, and weekends and holidays. $7.47/hr

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