Recreation Center Jobs

Join Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation as a front line employee at one of 7 recreation centers! Available positions may include instructors and positions in programming and customer service. View our Openings!
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 Programming

Parks and Recreation Aide

  • Assist customers and center staff with diversified recreational programs and services including special events, tournaments, fitness rooms and leading and monitoring structured and unstructured programs. Enforce facility policies and procedures, may transport program participants.  
  • Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old, some high school or GED plus at least 240 hours of related experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Parks & Recreation Aide III

  • Assist in the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers.
  • Assist customers and center staff with diversified recreational programs and services including special events,  tournaments, fitness rooms and leading and monitoring structured and unstructured programs. Enforce facility policies and procedures, and transport program participants. 
  • Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be 18 years old with either a high school diploma or GED and at least six months related experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Parks & Recreation Aide IV

  • Assist in the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers.
  • Open and Close facilities 
  • Assist customers and center staff with planning and facilitation of diversified recreational programs and services including special events, tournaments, fitness rooms and leading and monitoring structured and unstructured programs. Enforce facility policies and procedures, and transport program participants. 
  • Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be 18 years old with either a high school diploma or GED and at least one-year related experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


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 Member Services

Facility Customer Assistant

  • Provide customer service and assistance for the recreation center front desk via telephone, email and walk-ins; monitor membership scanning at the scan desk, provide facility tours.
  • Minimum Requirements:  Must be at least 16 years old and some High School; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Clerk Cashiers (Part time & Full Time)

  • Assist with supervision of part-time employees and volunteers. 
  • Open and close facilities.
  • Provide customer service and assistance for the recreation center front desk via telephone, email and walk-ins; monitor membership scanning at the scan desk, provide facility tours. 
  • Minimum Requirements: High school or GED plus one (1) year related experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Requires a valid driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license

 Class Instructors

​Class Instructor 

Formats include but not may not be limited to: varied Martial Arts, Dance, Arts and Crafts formats​

  • Plan, execute, and instruct recreational programs; teaches leisure education classes in technical/talent fields. 
  • Minimum Requirements: At least three (3) years related experience in a specialized interest or skill, which includes a minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience or five (5) years experience in the subject; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.​
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