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Job Title: Weekend River Runner Assistant - Paddle Creek (Neuse River) Posted on: July 24, 2014

 We are currently looking for someone to work weekends (mostly Sundays) between now and November.

If you can provide an excellent customer experience every time, drive a large van with a trailer, and are available on at least one weekend day a week through November, let's talk. There is the stuff below, but really, they take a backseat to personality and attitude. We don't care if you know anything about canoes or kayaks, if you are generally awesome, honest, and reliable we can teach you the rest.

The job involves:

  • Greeting and checking-in customers
  • Booking and rebooking trips and rentals
  • Managing phone calls, emails, and social media interaction
  • Loading and unloading kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards
  • Ensuring collection and management of payments and waivers
  • Loading and unloading customers into the vans and driving them to or from the river

Must have:

  • A fun, outgoing personality
  • Ability to lift 70 pounds over your head (or the ability to convince a coworker to do it for you)
  • Basic social media skills
  • A desire to solve problems and be proactive
  • Clean driving record
  • Comfortable driving big van with a trailer

Things to consider:

  • It is outside. All the time. There is no stepping into the air-conditioning.
  • You might get muddy, sweaty, dirty, and/or wet.
  • You will be speaking to and directing groups of people.
  • It can be fast paced at times.
  • It is seasonal (mid-March through mid-November).
  • Weekend availability is required.

To Apply:

Email your resume or work history and a cover page about why you are generally awesome and would be a good fit for the position to

Job Title: After School Program Counselor - Morrisville Posted on: July 21, 2014

Enthusiastic individuals at least 16 years of age interested in supervising and working with elementary-age children at Cedar Fork After School Program needed.  Staff needed to work entire school year, 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Duties include, but are not limited to, ensuring safety of all children, leading recreational and athletic games, teaching arts and crafts, resolving minor discipline issues, set up and clean up of activities and building relationships with the children. Program is held at Cedar Fork Community Center (1050 B Town Hall Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560). Prefer experience working with children especially in recreational program setting. CPR and First Aid Certifications are preferred.

Part-time positions requiring less than 1000 hours per year and Temporary positions are eligible for free membership to the Morrisville Aquatics & Fitness Center, membership to the Local Government Federal Credit Union, and other benefits required by law.

Job Title: Lead After School Counselor - Morrisville Posted on: July 21, 2014

Enthusiastic individuals at least 21 years of age interested in supervising and working with elementary-age children at Cedar Fork After School Program needed. Have a minimum of three years of child care experience, with some supervisory responsibility. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required. Needs to available the entire school year, 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Duties include, but are not limited to, ensuring safety of all children, leading recreational and athletic games, teaching arts and crafts, handling different groups, resolving all discipline issues, set up and cleanup of activities and building relationships with the children. This person is responsible for the overall management of the program and should be comfortable interacting with staff, participants and parents. Program is held at Cedar Fork Community Center (1050 B Town Hall Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560). Prefer experience working with children especially in recreational program setting. CPR and First Aid Certifications are preferred.

Part-time positions requiring less than 1000 hours per year and Temporary positions are eligible for free membership to the Morrisville Aquatics & Fitness Center, membership to the Local Government Federal Credit Union, and other benefits required by law.

Job Title: Director of Tourism - Anson County Tourism Development Authority Posted on: July 14, 2014

Anson County Tourism Development Authority is now hiring Director of Tourism

The Anson County Tourism Development Authority is seeking applications for a Director of Tourism. This is a permanent, part-time position, 20 hours/week. This position is responsible for promoting tourism in Anson County under the direction of ACTDA. Qualifications include: Experience with marketing and public relations, personable, enthusiastic, and computer savvy.

For a complete Job Description visit "Job Vacancies" on the Anson County website:

If interested mail resumes, 1 Letter of Recommendation and Contact Info for 3 References to: Anson County Tourism Development Authority

206 E. Wade St. Wadesboro, NC 28170

Vacancy: Anson County Tourism Development Authority, Part-time Director

Primary Functions of the Organization:

Anson County Tourism Development Authority (ACTDA) is an organization of the county, organized exclusively to manage the proceeds from the Anson County Occupancy Tax as specified in NC House Bill 685. The Authority shall expend the net proceeds of the tax levied under this part for the purposes of promoting travel, tourism, and conventions in the county, sponsor tourist related events and activities in the county and finance tourist related capital project in the county according to the enabling legislation.

Essential Job Duties:

·         Be personable and promote with enthusiasm Anson County Tourism

·         Be a visible, unifying presence for the ACTDA.

·         Execute the strategic plan to increase tourism and tourism dollars to Anson County.

·         Liaison with other tourism and economic development entities in the county and be the catalyst for bringing more tourism to the county. (Includes but not limited to Anson County Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce, Uptown Wadesboro, Town Councils, Arts Council, Historical Society, etc.)

·         Handle day to day operations of office, invoices, phone calls, emails, etc.

·         Develop a list and maintain contact with national, state and area organization, publications and businesses that can be utilized to promote tourism in Anson County.

·         Maintain a current website, utilize social media and be a contact for those with inquiries with tourism in the county.

·         Notify Board Members of monthly meetings of the ACTDA, attend these meetings and present a status report at each meeting.

·         Develop an itinerary of current tourism attractions and a plan for increasing patronage of these attractions.

·         To the Board, bring forth feasible ideas and creativity to further promote Anson County.

·         Develop and maintain a group of volunteers to be available for future tourism related events.

Minimum Experience/Qualities Required:

·         Computer literacy

·         Strong oral & written communication skills.

·         The ability to plan and implement

·         Willingness to work with direction from the Board

·         20 hours/week dedication

Successful candidate should possess:

·         A sense of responsibility

·         Self-motivation

·         Enthusiasm

·         Strong work ethic

·         Experience working with the public 

TOWN OF CARY invites applications for the position of:
An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY:$19.07 - $29.56 Hourly $39,665.60 - $61,484.80 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/13/14
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Creative, enthusiastic, organized, flexible, responsible, patient person needed as full-time program specialist at the Town of Cary's Bond Park Community Center. This position is primarily responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a diverse array of recreational programs and full-day camps. Work hours include frequent weekday evenings and occasional weekends.
Note: Expected hiring range is $39,665 - $48,713 (depending on qualifications).
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Bond Park Community Center Supervisor. Exercises supervision over Recreation Program Assistant, temporary part-time, contract and volunteer staff.
Maintains knowledge of area organizations, trends and issues in recreation and camp programming;
Supervises the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of diverse programs including summer and year-round camps, fitness and wellness programs, special events, preschool, youth, teen and adult programs ensuring goals and initiatives are met;
Recruits, hires, coordinates, supervises, trains and evaluates camp staff, program instructors and volunteers;
Organizes, coordinates, establishes and supervises the program schedule, program staffing, and associated registration procedures;
Provides information to the public regarding programs and facilities;
Coordinates and schedules use of facility for programs, co-sponsored events, town meetings and rentals;
Coordinates and produces brochure information in the Program Registration system; proofs and submits information to the brochure graphic designer and marketing specialist;
Participates in determining equipment needs;
Oversee program data entry and information pertaining to class participation, registration and facility revenues;
Oversees the program evaluation process and tracks level of participant satisfaction;
Evaluates and documents program information by tracking participation, fees and related data and reports findings;
Promotes all classes and events through marketing guidelines;
Plans and implements camps, recreation classes and special events; project, request, track and oversee budgetary needs for programs, Summer Day Camp, Teen Adventure Camp, and Track-Out Camps; promotes all classes and events through various media contacts;
Contract Management and Monitoring - defines the terms of the contract, ensures work is completed satisfactorily, ensures terms of the contract are met, evaluating contractor performance, authorizing payment;
Assist with the public services provided by BPCC;
Acts in the absence of the center supervisor;
Assists the center supervisor with facility management;
Performs other job-related tasks as required.
General knowledge of principles, practices and trends associated with recreation program planning; general knowledge of the operations of a facility; ability to organize; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to work effectively with groups and the general public; ability to keep records and write reports; ability to operate a personal computer and use associated software; ability to develop and implement effective programs; ability to supervise and coordinate volunteer and part-time staff.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation resource management or related field, and some experience working with recreation programs.
Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. A current certification in basic first aid and CPR are required.
Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.
Only online applications accepted. To ensure consideration, complete a Town of Cary online application at our website at . Apply immediately; the position may close without notice.
Job Title: Special Events Coordinator - Rocky Mount, NC Posted on: July 14, 2014

Job Title: Special Events Coordinator

Complete information and online application:

Closing Date / Time: August 15, 2014

 Salary: $44,071 - $66,106

 Job Type: Full-Time

 Location: Imperial Centre, 270 Gay St, Rocky Mount, NC

 Department: Parks and Recreation

DEFINITION: This position is responsible for coordinating special events for the Parks and Recreation department that includes, but is not limited to, Downtown Live concert Series, Lawn Chair Theatre series, Eastern NC BBQ Throwdown, Rockin' Car Show Classic, Juneteenth Festival, July 3rd Fireworks Celebration, Winter Wonderland, Christmas Parade, Art and Garden Show, etc.

REPORTS TO:  This position reports to the Imperial Centre Superintendent


·   Plans and manages a year-round calendar of special events, festivals, concerts, and seasonal celebrations to meet the leisure needs of the citizens of Rocky Mount.

·   Prepares and administers the annual division budget; recommends fees and charges; oversees expenditures and revenues.

·   Procures funding and volunteer assistance for events.

·   Develops and maintains community support and participation from the general public, civic groups, and businesses by promoting department activities through speaking engagements, correspondence, and media coverage.

·   Provides supervision for facility rental part-time staff.

·   Maintains a safe environment for the operation of all programs and activities.

·   Conducts surveys and evaluates all programs; incorporates new trends and participant needs into programming; conducts feasibility studies on new programming.

·   Trained in the use of ActiveNet software.

·   Knowledgeable of department cash handling procedures and policies.

·   Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. 
  • Experience sufficient to understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems; usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional certification preferred, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor certification is required within 6 months of hire..


NOTE:  The HiringRange for this Position is $XX (Grade 18)

HOURS OF WORK:  Varies. 


·   Knowledge of event planning.

·   Knowledge of entertainment performance contracts.

·   Knowledge of entertainment staging, audio, and lighting.

·   Knowledge of fundraising practices and procedures.

·   Skill in the development of event advertising.

·   Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.

·   Skill in preparing clear and accurate reports.

·   Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.

·   Skill in evaluating and establishing written policies and procedures.

·   Skill in setting priorities for competing projects.

·   Skill in performing mathematical calculations.

·   Skill in operating computers and other standard office equipment.

·   Skill in interpersonal relations.

·   Skill in oral and written communication.


SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Superintendent of the Imperial Centre assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include special events policies, administrative policies, emergency policies, and safety laws. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 

COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and event coordination duties. The volume of work to be performed contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to coordinate special events. Success in this position results in the provision of quality special event programs for area residents.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with other City staff, grant administrators, conservation agents, regulatory agents, and members of the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate and influence persons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while typically sitting at a desk or table. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has supervision over various part-time and seasonal employees.

Job Title: Outdoor Education Instructor/Naturalist - Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute Posted on: July 09, 2014

 Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Job Description

Title:  Outdoor Education Instructor/Naturalist

Work Dates: September 2014 - December 2014

Location:  Summerton, SC & Aiken, SC



These Outdoor Education Programs combine a unique opportunity to work in varied curriculums and educate children in natural resources and forensic sciences. This particular position takes place at one of our sites called the R.M. Cooper 4-H Leadership Center in Summerton, SC where we teach our Teaching KATE (natural resources), E-Tech and LEAD programs and at Camp Long in Aiken, SC where we teach our Clemson Student Investigators program.

Teaching Kids About The Environment (KATE) features academically based, hands-on exploration of forestry, soils, water ecology, and wildlife resources. Developed by YLI and the coalition for Natural Resources, the program is endorsed by the S.C. Department of Education. Teaching KATE is held at Camp Bob Cooper located in Summerton, SC.

The Leadership Education through Adventure and Discovery (LEAD) program combines experiential science and natural resources studies with adventure and leadership activities. Customized team-building activities include climbing, zip lining, canoeing and hiking. LEAD is held at Camp Bob Cooper located in Summerton, SC.

E-TECH combines environmental science with technology as students learn about soil, water, birding and forestry and then use digital cameras, global positioning systems, computers and various software applications to research and demonstrate what they've learned. E-TECH is help at Camp Bob Cooper located in Summerton, SC.

Clemson Student Investigators (CSI) combines a unique opportunity to work in varied curriculums and educate in forensic sciences. Experience the exciting and spellbinding world of crime scene investigations through CSI: Clemson Student Investigators held at Camp Long in Aiken, South Carolina. Designed for fourth through eighth grade students, CSI brings an incredible learning adventure where students become forensic investigators, solving mysteries with math, forensic science and technology. Students perform hair, fiber and soil analysis, pH tests, handwriting analysis, paper chromatography, fingerprinting, footprint casting and more!



Principle Duties:

·         Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study programs

·         Lead students in daily program activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals, canteen, and campfire).

·         Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.

·         Assist with routine clean up and set up of program areas.

·         Perform direct supervision of children while involved with activities.

·         Facilitate groups utilizing adventure activities.



·         BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education,

·         Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy.

·         Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods.

·         Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective.

·         Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors.

·         Must be willing to work long hours.


Pay Scale:

Twice a month pay of $500-$600 plus room, board, and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.


Contact:  You can send resumes to Shannon Repokis by email at


Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.



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Job Title: Town of Smithfield - ASSISTANT AQUATICS SUPERVISOR Posted on: July 09, 2014

                Town of Smithfield,

                   North Carolina

           Employment Opportunity




An employee in this position assists in planning and supervising the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center's aquatic programs for the Town.  Work involves assisting with planning and scheduling of activities, supervision of part-time and temporary staff, and contact with participants. The employee modifies programs in concert with requested needs of the community, helps recruit and train part-time staff, and supervises the successful implementation of such programs, all while maintaining the cleanliness/appearance and safety of the Aquatics Center.  Performs related tasks as required.


Candidate must have a BA or BS degree in recreation management, physical education, or related field or at least 3 years of experience in the aquatics field.  Aquatics managerial experience strongly preferred.  Current Red Cross or YMCA lifeguard certification, first aid, CPR and AED required.  Training as a pool operator (AFO or CPO) preferred; LGI and WSI certifications are preferred; or candidates must be willing to obtain within probationary period. 


A valid North Carolina Driver's License, pre-employment drug screen, physical, criminal history screening, credit check, and ability to be bonded.


            Position Grade:                                   12                               

            Minimum Starting Annual Salary:       $ 28,059.20

            Date Posted:                                       Wednesday, July 2, 2014

                                                                                    Closing Date:                                      Open Until Filled


Qualified applicants may obtain an application at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market Street, Smithfield NC 27577 or via the Town's website

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

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Job Title: Outdoor Recreation Specialist - Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Posted on: January 03, 2014

Recreation Specialist(Outdoor)

Salary Range :  $ 33,387. 00  --- $43,820.00  Annually

Job ID # 7559


This position plans, organizes, and directs a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities at a heavily utilized Recreation Center.   Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Health and Physical Education, or a related field.  Position requires a valid NC or SC Drivers License and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator's Permit.


Necessary Special Requirements:

This is an Outdoor Recreation Specialist position. The position plans, organizes, and directs a variety of indoor and outdoor nature-based recreational activities at a heavily utilized Nature Center. The position is located at the Latta Plantation Nature Center within the 1,478-acre Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. The successful candidate must be able to plan, organize and direct a variety of outdoor nature-based recreation activities including but not limited to canoeing, kayaking, outdoor living skills, and team building. Prior experience in paddle sports, experiential education, environmental education, and adventure recreation preferred. Professional certifications through American Canoe Association, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, and Leave No Trace are a plus.

Required to work most weekends, some evenings and holidays, and rotating shifts dependent on business need and customer demand.


Applicants must apply using the online application process at


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