Facilities & Programs Manager (Management Specialist II) – Charlottesville, VA

Facilities & Programs Manager (Management Specialist II)

City of Charlottesville

Charlottesville, VA


Application Deadline: 04/03/2023 5:00 PM

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The preferred hiring range for this position is between $72,072.00 – $90,688.00 Annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City's retirement options, gym membership reimbursement, and continuing education/training opportunities.


  • For a general summary of benefits offered by the City, please click the 'benefits' tab on this posting, or visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/1047/Employee-Benefits.
  • The City of Charlottesville manages its own retirement system and does not participate in VRS; however, the City has a Portability Agreement with VRS and there are certain provisions that must be met. If questions pertaining to the Portability Agreement, please contact the City's Benefits Administrator at 434-970-3462.

The Facilities & Programs Manager (Management Specialist II – P&R) is responsible for the direct management and operations of dry land recreation facilities. Which includes but is not limited to, four (4) recreation centers, four (4) housing sites, meals program, enrichment and outdoor recreation programs, day camps and special events. Working independently, manages core Departmental business functions, support systems and operational capabilities, using strategic management techniques  Performs other duties as assigned. Reports to a Deputy Director or Director of Parks & Recreation, dependent upon assignment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in park/recreation-related work, including responsible administrative/managerial experience, preferably in the recreation field.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in recreation and park management or other pertinent related field. 
  • Requires a valid Virginia driver's license by start date of employment. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/faq.aspx?qid=166);

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher preferred.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.


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