Are you a seasoned facility manager who knows aquatics and fitness? Can you develop community support and success in a facility? Then dive in as the General Manager of Arlington's premier recreation facility!
Arlington County is seeking a vibrant General Manager (GM) to spearhead the opening and operations of the brand new, and highly anticipated Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center. The GM will provide excellent customer service, strong leadership in the operations of the facility and create diverse and attractive programs for the Arlington community. The GM will be hired in advance of the facility opening and will be tasked with hiring a new staff and ensuring the proper procedures are in place for opening day.
Specific duties include: •Managing the day-to-day operations of the center while creating policies and procedures for staff; •Managing budgets to include personnel and non-personnel; •Ensuring the facility is operating under the Water Facilities Ordinance of the Arlington County Code; •Tracking data and performance measures for internal and external reporting; •Working collaboratively with DPR staff to place programs in the facility; •Soliciting and managing large events in the facility to drive revenue; •Working in conjunction with the Maintenance Technician to create maintenance plans to maintain a clean and efficient facility; •Working with DPR staff to create a robust and attractive program plan for both wet and dry programs while leading a marketing effort to drive memberships to the facility; •Working with the DPR Administrative Services Unit to collaborate with first day of registration operations; and •Managing groups and teams renting the facility.
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Sports, Facilities, or Business Management or a related field plus considerable experience in recreation/sports and facility management.
Work Hours: 40 hour weeks. Schedule may vary based on the facilities schedule of events. The position is required to work nights and weekends on occasion.
About Arlington County Government
Arlington County is an exciting, innovative local government located in Northern Virginia. The County includes over 3,700 employees working in areas such as public safety, parks and recreation, arts and tourism, finance and technology. We offer an exciting array of employment opportunities that allow for career growth and advancement.