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Job Title: Camp Counselor II - Durham Parks and Recreation - Durham, NC Posted on: March 27, 2015

Job Title: Camp Counselor II

*Hiring 68 positions - various sites

Hours: Hours vary M-F; approximately 25 hours/week;

Between 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Pay Rate:         $9.85/hour

Minimum Age Required:        20

Driver's License Required:      No

Description:   Work involves responsibility for supervising a summer camp program, with the ability to organize and lead youth in a variety of development areas such as tutoring, arts and crafts, theater, music, sports, etc. in indoor and outdoor settings.  Work also requires the ability to lead and direct program participants in special events and community projects.  Applicants must enjoy working with youth and have demonstrated supervisory experience with youth.  Work requires the use of tact and skill in dealing with participants as well as parents and guardians.  Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Requirements of Work

  • Must be at least twenty (20) years of age and have a high School Diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with youth in a Recreation or Physical Education setting. 
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) months prior supervisory experience.
  • Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and background check.

Preferences

  • Candidates must be comfortable working both indoors and outdoors
  • Candidates must be comfortable working with all ages and all levels of ability.
  • Candidates must have basic swimming skills - comfortable in water
  • Candidates must be comfortable in an outdoor setting, experience with nature or environmental education preferred.  

To Apply:  Applications available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc/default.cfm

Individuals selected for conditional offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination including drug and alcohol testing.  A driver's history check is conducted for applicants applying for jobs requiring a valid North Carolina Driver's License and/or CDL. This Agency seeks diversity in the workplace.  The City of Durham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Title: Lifeguard Positions - Durham Parks and Recreation - Durham, NC Posted on: March 27, 2015

Job Title:         Lifeguard

*Hiring 40 positions - various pool sites

Pay Rate:         $9.15/hour

Hours: Hours vary Monday-Sunday

Minimum Age Required:        16

Driver's License Required:     No

Description:  An employee in this class upholds the high standards of the American Red Cross Safety Program.  The job includes swimming instructions, first aid, CPR, pool and bathhouse maintenance, discipline, and related jobs which are beneficial to the pool and swimming program.  This employee is responsible to the Aquatic Program Coordinator and carries out policies of the Recreation Department.

Requirements of Work

  • At least sixteen (16) years of age
  • Maintain valid American Red Cross Certificates:  Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or by another national recognized agency whose certification is valid at all pool facilities.
  • Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and background check.
  • Applicant must successfully complete skills checkout according to American Red Cross Standards.

To Apply:  Applications available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc/default.cfm

Individuals selected for conditional offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination including drug and alcohol testing.  A driver's history check is conducted for applicants applying for jobs requiring a valid North Carolina Driver's License and/or CDL. This Agency seeks diversity in the workplace.  The City of Durham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Title: Special Programs Camp Counselor II - Durham Parks and Recreation - Durham, NC Posted on: March 27, 2015

Job Title: Special Programs Camp Counselor II

*Hiring 13 positions - various sites

Pay Rate:         $9.85/hour

Hours: Hours vary M-F; approximately 25 hours/week;

Between 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Minimum Age Required:        20

Driver's License Required:      No

Description:  Work involves responsibility for providing inclusion support to individuals with disabilities enrolled in a summer camp program.  Employees must have the ability and knowledge to organize and lead youth in a variety of general development areas such as tutoring, arts and crafts, theater, music, sports, etc. in indoor and outdoor settings.  Work also requires the ability to lead and direct program participants in special events and community projects.  Work requires the use of tact and skill in dealing with participants as well as parents and guardians as well as involvement in prevention education programs.  Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Requirements of Work:

  • Must be at least twenty (20) years of age and have a high School Diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with youth with developmental disabilities preferably in a Recreation or Physical Education setting.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) months prior supervisory experience.
  • Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and background check.

Hard Preferences

  • Candidates must be comfortable working both indoors and outdoors
  • Candidates must be comfortable working with all ages and all levels of ability.
  • Candidates must have basic swimming skills - comfortable in water
  • Candidates must be comfortable in an outdoor setting, experience with nature or environmental education preferred.  

To Apply:  Applications available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc/default.cfm

Individuals selected for conditional offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination including drug and alcohol testing.  A driver's history check is conducted for applicants applying for jobs requiring a valid North Carolina Driver's License and/or CDL. This Agency seeks diversity in the workplace.  The City of Durham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Title: Program Assistant - Outdoor Recreation - Town of Cary, NC Posted on: March 23, 2015

TOWN OF CARY

invites applications for the position of:

PROGRAM ASSISTANT - OUTDOOR RECREATION

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:       $17.30 - $26.81 Hourly

$35,984.00 - $55,764.80 Annually

OPENING DATE: 03/20/15

CLOSING DATE: 04/05/15 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION

Performs responsible programming and scheduling work for outdoor recreational programs including lake and boathouse operation. The position includes extensive weekend shifts.

Anticipated starting salary $35,984 - $41,870.

Work is performed under the general supervision of Senior Program and Operations Supervisor. Exercises supervision over part-time and seasonal staff.

 

TYPICAL TASKS

  • Plans, organizes and conducts aspects of outdoor recreation including boating, and park programs, classes and camps;
  • Develops activity plans and facilitates curriculum-based programs;
  • Manages concessions and boathouse operation; performs basic accounting for money;
  • Tracks information and prepares reports pertaining to participation, expenses and revenues;
  • Registers participants for programs and prints out rosters from registration software;
  • Maintains and completes appropriate paperwork for program participants including sign in/out sheets, registration forms, etc.;
  • Determines equipment needs, set ups, take downs, and clean ups;
  • Determines work schedule for part-time and instructional staff;
  • Instructs participants in program activities;
  • Communicates with program participants and park users;
  • Processes feedback on programs and operations;
  • Assists, and on occasion leads, with planning and implementation of park-related events;
  • Manages the selection, training, and supervising of part-time and seasonal staff;
  • Prepares rental facilities and oversees litter and trash removal;
  • Helps maintain the park trails and how they can be utilized; assigns and monitors the work of volunteer groups;
  • Participates in department task groups and initiatives;
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

General knowledge of outdoor recreation programs and activities; general knowledge of equipment and supplies required for outdoor programs and lake operation; general knowledge of recreation programs and trends; general knowledge of park operations; ability to plan and carryout effective programs; ability to maintain effective working relationships with Town staff, the general public and participants; ability to perform administrative tasks to include budget planning, preparing and maintaining records; ability to exercise judgment in controlling the activities, behavior, and safety of park users; ability to supervise other staff; ability to organize and schedule time for the facility.

 

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education or related field, and some experience working in public recreation programs.

Current certification in CPR and First Aid, or ability to obtain.

Possession of a valid driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.

Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.

 

TO APPLY

Only online applications accepted. To ensure consideration, complete a Town of Cary online application by the stated closing deadline of 11:59 PM Sunday, 04/05/15 by visiting www.townofcary.org and clicking the "employment" tab. 

Job Title: Park Aide - Maintenance and Operations (Part Time) - Harris Lake County Park / American Tobacco Trail - Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Posted on: March 18, 2015

Harris Lake County Park / American Tobacco Trail

Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space

Park Aide - Maintenance and Operations (Part Time)

Pay $8.19- $10.00/hour (1,000 hour position)

Up to 24 hours per week (February-October )

Applicant must be available to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and holiday hours.

Primary Duties:

Provide support and assistance in the maintenance and operations of Harris Lake County Park and the American Tobacco Trail.  This position offers a variety of learning experiences in total park operations.  Specific duties include opening and closing park facilities, turf and landscape maintenance, trail maintenance, janitorial tasks, customer service, general park maintenance, equipment operation, and other duties as assigned.  

 Secondary Duties:

Assist park staff with special events, programming, volunteer supervision, front desk operations such as answering phones, answering visitor's questions, computer data entry and other administrative duties that are required to operate the office facility.

Qualifications: 

Required: Applicant must be 18 years old and have a valid NC driver's license. In addition, a "safe driving record" and background check are required for the position.

Prefer: One year experience in a park setting working in operations, park or landscape maintenance and customer service or equivalent.  Applicant may be trained in Basic First Aid and CPR certification after being hired. 

To Apply:

Obtain an Application for Employment from Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC 27562.  Send application to Harris Lake County Park.  Contact person is Tony D'Amico @ (919) 387-4328 

Wake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Job Title: Various Summer Camp Positions - Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department - Carrboro, NC Posted on: February 23, 2015

Spring / Summer Temporary Position Openings

Closing Date for Applications: Positions opened until filled

SUMMER DAY CAMP STAFF NEEDED:

Camp Director

Inclusion Specialist

Supervisor

Counselors

Pay rate: $9.80-$12.80 depending on the position

Camps offered June 8 - August 7

Schedule: 20-40 hrs/wk depending on camp and session

Experience working with youth and/or children with special needs;

First Aid/CPR certification preferred.

Strong people and organizational / planning skills needed

For more information contact the Carrboro Recreation and Parks

Department at 918-7364.

How to Apply:

Please complete an Employment Application, which can be found on the

Town website at

http://townofcarrboro.com/995/Employment-Application

Job Title: Athletic Assistant - Lexington Parks and Recreation - Lexington, NC Posted on: February 12, 2015

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Athletic Assistant

Recreation Department

Pay Rate: $9.00 per hour

Athletic Assistant will assist Athletic Coordinator with all summer athletic programs/camps as needed.  The position will assist with game supervision, field preparation, recording game scores, overall organization and other duties as assigned.  Temporary part-time position that will work up to 20 hours per week for 20 weeks. 

Work Schedule: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30-8:30 PM

                           Saturday 8:30 AM-1:30 PM.

Must be willing to work other hours if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Valid NC Driver's License and good driving record;
  • Experience working with children.
  • First Aid and CPR certification a plus.
  • Prefer some recreation experience and/or current student in the field of Parks and Recreation.

Physical Requirements:

This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, walking, grasping, and repetitive motions. Vocal communication and hearing are required for communicating in person and by telephone.  Visual acuity is required for the operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surrounding and activities.  The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

CLOSING DATE:   

Applications will be completed and turned in at the Employment Security Commission, 103 W. Center Street Ext., Lexington, NC until positions are filled.  For information, contact Matt Swift of the City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department at (336) 248-3960 extension 3238.  Allow two weeks for applications to reach the Parks and Recreation Department.

The City of Lexington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, or handicapped status in employment or the provision of services.

Applicants offered employment will be asked to participate in a drug and alcohol screening test.

Job Title: Summer Camp Staff - Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources - Raleigh, NC Posted on: February 10, 2015

2015 Summer Camp Staff Needed

The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department wants you to work in our summer camp programs this summer! The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department offers over 100 camps for participants aged 3-18 years old. Camp types include: traditional, arts, sports, traveling, and more.

Applicants, 18 years old and older, are needed to fill positions including: camp counselor, camp director, camp specialist, and other positions. Hourly pay for these positions range from $8.25-$12.00/hour.

To apply for summer camp vacancies visit www.raleighnc.gov/employment.  For more information please call 919-996-6640.

The purpose of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is to actively, encourage, provide, promote, and protect quality leisure, recreation and cultural opportunities, facilities and environments that are essential for the enhancement of the lives of our citizens.

For more information visit parks.raleighnc.gov or call 919-996-6640.

Job Title: Parks and Recreation Intern - Oxford Parks and Recreation Department - Oxford, NC Posted on: January 07, 2015

Our Internship Program offers internships to students in the following areas:

  • General Recreation - summer camps and youth programs, athletic tournaments, rentals, facility maintenance, seniors, aquatics/lifeguarding (if certified), etc. - hree positions available per session
  • Pool Managers - must possess aquatics background (Lifeguard and WSI certifications preferred) - two positions available - summer session only
  • Natural Resources - seasonal management of Lake Devin Recreation Area - trail maintenance/design, fishing, wildlife management, rental facilities and equipment, fishing licensing, outdoor youth camp, etc. - one position available - summer session only

Students who choose to intern with us will:

  • Experience work within a small town environment for a department that is in a period of growth and expansion,
  • Gain valuable mentoring, leadership and feedback from experienced and qualified supervisory staff,
  • Be given opportunities to create and implement new programs for the community, and
  • Accomplish all of this while working in a historic community.

For details on our internship program and an application, visit www.oxfordnc.org/recreation

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