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T.e.a.m Student Assistant (multiple Temporary positions)

Company: Arlington County, VA
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Position Information The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking multiple temporary Student Assistants to work year-round, for the Teen Entrepreneurial Amusement Management (T.E.A.M.) program, to assist with program activities and/or operations. The T.E.A.M. program provides leadership and entrepreneurial training for youths ages 14-17 and recreational services to the public and within Arlington County, including inflatables/moon bounce operations, balloon artists, and face painters. Job duties: * Delivery Assistant (delivering, setting up & taking down the moon bounces); * Inflatables/Moon Bounce Attendant; * Face Painter; * Balloon Artist (creating balloon art sculptures); * Ensuring equipment and space utilized for events and/or in the performance of work assignments are clean and orderly; and * Performing other duties as assigned. The Ideal candidate will possess: * Excellent customer service skills, good conduct, initiative, responsible, and demonstrates integrity; * Positive communication skills, including the ability to relate to the public in a professional manner; * Ability to work as a team member and flexible when work assignments change at the last minute; and * Reliability (showing up to work on time and staying until the assignment is complete, if necessary). Selection Criteria Minimum: Must be currently enrolled in High School (between 14-18 years of age). Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: * Knowledge of related DPR events; and * Artistic capability, including balloon artist and/or face painting. Special Requirements Staff will be required to: * Attend monthly meetings and 16 hours of training per year; * Complete TEAM Training (provided by employer); * Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening; * Provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination or submit to weekly COVID 19 testing; and * Adhere to all safety rules and regulations. Additional Information Work Hours: These positions vary in days and hours, generally Monday - Sunday, including evenings and weekends depending upon scheduled events, with flexibility to accommodate school and activity schedules. May be required to work in various DPR locations in Arlington. Applicants must be at least 14 years old to be hired. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume will not substitute for the completed application. Please do not enter "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled. Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: Permanent, Full-Time Appointments All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available: Paid Leave: Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year. Health and Dental Insurance: Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs. Life Insurance: A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status. Retirement: The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan. For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay. Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits. Permanent, Part-Time Appointments: Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week. Limited Term Appointments: Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status. Temporary Regular Appointments: Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays. Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments: Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements. 01 What is the highest grade that you have completed (check one)? * 9th grade * 10th grade * 11th grade * 12th grade (I have not yet received my high school diploma or GED) * I have received my high school diploma or GED 02 Are you 14 - 17 years old? * Yes * No 03 Please select if you have experience in the following (check all that apply): * Artistic capability * Knowledge of related DPR events * Face Painter * Inflatables/Moon Bounce * Balloon Artist/Art sculptures * None of the above Required Question Agency Arlington County Address 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 511 Arlington, Virginia, 22201 Phone 703-228-3500 Website

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