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  1. "Great time at Waterworks Waterpark"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodbridge, VA
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Prince William County Park Authority part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pretty much guaranteed summer employment if you do a decent job, fun environment, fun people to work with, opportunities to move up to a supervisory role, great benefits like access to any park in the county, including fitness centers.

    Cons

    uniforms are not the best fabric to be wearing outside during the summer, working with teenagers is not always the best, and you will not be making much more then minimum wage.

    Advice to Management

    Park needs some better upkeep, things look dingy and somewhat run down.


  2. "Chinn Center as a Before/After School counselor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Before/After School Counselor in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Before/After School Counselor in Woodbridge, VA
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    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Prince William County Park Authority part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay without Bachelor's degree, great staff and environment, coworkers were awesome people, working with children has its own rewards, flexible hours, etc. It was pretty great while in school (community college or you Mason folk).

    Cons

    The management while I was employed was terrible (has since been changed). Lack of funding for necessities, lack of options for children with different diets, all responsibility placed on counselors despite many problems stemming from management, lack of defined roles, SERIOUS PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT TO CERTAIN STAFF (though I was lucky to be among them), no way to report management to higher authority.

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge counselors who go above-and-beyond, reward those who do more than you despite being younger, don't play favorites, and do NOT hire unqualified people for management.


  3. "Great company - especially for teenagers"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Prince William County Park Authority part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many locations with multiple positions; entry level; great pay; benefits; holiday; great hours; hire within which can lead to promotions.

    Cons

    Not enough regular employee reviews

    Advice to Management

    Ensure standards are withheld across the board.


  4. "Golf Course Attendant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    -Outdoors
    -Free range balls
    -Discounted golf rounds

    Cons

    -pay is low - to be expected, though

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good starting out first job

    Cons

    worked in high school for part time