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Job Title: Part-Time, Seasonal Position - Paddle Creek - Wake Forest, NC Posted on: April 15, 2015

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, let's talk. The job has limited hours (almost exclusively on weekends) through April and then opens up to the rest of the days of the week in May- Oct. 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).
  • Working on Holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day) is required
  • 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 jobs@paddlecreeknc.com.

Job Title: Coordinator of Programs, Volunteerism, and Special Events - Surry County Parks and Recreation Posted on: April 14, 2015

Coordinates and administers programs in the Parks and Recreation Department, with special emphasis on Yadkin Valley Senior Games, Special Olympics, Summer Day Camp and the Parks and Recreation Volunteer Program.  Works with public and private organizers to coordinate special events, both departmental and non-departmental.  

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

An employee in this class will be responsible for the coordination and administration of programs, special events, and volunteerism.  Special emphasis will be placed upon the Yadkin Valley Senior Games, Special Olympics, and Summer Day Camp.  This employee will serve as Senior Games Coordinator, and will assume the role of Coordinator for Special Olympics once training is finalized.  The position will coordinate and schedule volunteers for various programs and activities provided by the Parks and Recreation department and work with the Parks and Recreation Director in writing grants to benefit the department, community parks and the public.  This employee will also conduct Matter of Balance classes as a promotion for Senior Games, and will conduct quarterly blood pressure checks for seniors at congregate nutrition sites.  This employee will also assist with the day-to-day activities in the Parks and Recreation department such as scheduling, taking reservations, and assisting the public.  Considerable tact and courtesy is required in dealing with public officials, community leaders, and citizens who utilize the Parks and Recreation department.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Parks and Recreation Director.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Assists in the coordination and administration of County-wide programs for special populations (for example:   Senior Games, Special Olympics and Summer Day Camp).
  • Organizes and purchases materials and supplies to take to special events, and works with staff of special events to make sure they have supplies needed for the event.
  • Works to recruit, assess, select, assign, train, monitor, and evaluate new volunteers who provide support to the various events and assignments hosted by the Parks and Recreation department.
  • Maintains the day-to-day operations of the Parks & Recreation Volunteer Program.
  • Celebrates volunteer efforts in order to retain long-term volunteers and increase volunteer participation and hours.
  • Promotes support of and participation in special programs through public speaking, advertising, and the media.
  • Works in implementing annual Summer Recreation Program, staff training/ supervision, securing facilities, program assistance, and recruitment.
  • Assists in development of new, innovative programs and/or special events.
  • Prepares monthly report for statistics program, special events, and volunteer hours.
  • Performs outreach within the community.
  • Responds to alarms at Fisher River Park.   
  • Performs other work as required by the Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of special populations and programs for special populations within Surry County.
  • Thorough knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of public recreation.
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard resources, materials, practices, and facilities utilized in a comprehensive recreational program.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and, administration.
  • Thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of recreational development.
  • Thorough knowledge of database management and various computer technologies.
  • Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of recreation employees and volunteers.
  • Ability to meet various deadlines simultaneously.
  • Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive recreation and volunteer program.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal effectively with public officials, civic groups, and the general public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, department employees, and the public.
  • Ability to understand and enforce rules and regulations.Ability to work with Director in writing of grants.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

             Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in Parks and Recreation or related field and two years experience in Parks and Recreation management or a related field; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years experience in Parks and Recreation or related field that includes a strong emphasis in programming, athletics, and supervisory work. Experience desired with various computer applications that include: MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook Express, Publisher and Power Point.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting,  grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform accounting tasks, operate a computer terminal, do extensive reading, drive a motor vehicle, and be able to inspect work of others.

Salary:  Grade 67       $32,616 - $54,300

Applications will be taken at the Employment Security Commission, 541 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC (phone 336-786-4169) until 5:00 p.m. on closing date.  A complete list of duties and physical requirements will be available for review.  In-house applicants should contact Sandra Snow, Asst. County Manager for Human Resources and Operations, at 336-401-8202.

SURRY COUNTY IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
SURRY COUNTY IS AN EEO EMPLOYER
 

 

 

Job Title: Part-Time Recreation Center Supervisor - Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources - Wake Forest, N Posted on: April 02, 2015

Minimum Starting Salary: $12.06/hour

We are currently accepting applications for a team member to work at the Alston-Massenburg Center located in the Town of Wake Forest. The ideal candidate must be available to work approximately 30 hours a week 2:00pm-8:00pm Monday - Friday. Night and weekend work may be required. The employee in this position will perform a variety of complex duties in the operation and supervision of a community-based recreational facility for the Town of Wake Forest. This position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day supervision of various activities and services administered by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. Areas of assignments will include assisting with Special Events, Preschool and Youth Programs, Athletics, Adult Programs, and Senior Programs. The selected candidate will be expected to obtain the following certifications within six months of hire: First Aid/ CPR/AED certifications.

Applicants can submit their applications via our Town website. www.wakeforestnc.gov

Job Title: Part-Time Recreation Center Supervisor - Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources - Wake Forest, NC Posted on: April 02, 2015

Minimum Starting Salary: $12.06/hour

We are currently accepting applications for a team member to work at the Alston-Massenburg Center located in the Town of Wake Forest. The ideal candidate must be available to work approximately 30 hours a week 2:00pm-8:00pm Monday - Friday. Night and weekend work may be required. The employee in this position will perform a variety of complex duties in the operation and supervision of a community-based recreational facility for the Town of Wake Forest. This position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day supervision of various activities and services administered by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. Areas of assignments will include assisting with Special Events, Preschoo

Applicants can submit their applications via our Town website. www.wakeforestnc.gov

Job Title: Recreation Program Coordinator (Outdoor Programs) - Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation - Rocky Mount, NC Posted on: March 30, 2015

Recreation Program Coordinator (Outdoor Programs)

Organization:  Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation

Date Posted:   3/18/2015

Date Needed:  4/18/2015

City:    Rocky Mount

Location:         North Carolina

Country:          United States

Primary Category:       Permanent

Salary: $44,071.31 yearly

Type of Position:         Full-Time

Education Requirement:         Bachelor's

Experience Requirement:        1-2 years

Description & Details

Job Title: RECREATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR (OUTDOOR PROGRAMS).  Opening Date/Time: Mon. 03/16/15 12:00 AM Eastern Time.  Closing Date/Time: Sat. 04/18/15 11:59 PM Eastern Time.  Salary: $44,071.31 - $66,106.96 Annually.  Job Type: Full-Time. Location: 331 S. Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.  Department: Parks & Recreation. DEFINITION: This position is responsible for coordination and supervision of all outdoor programs that includes kayaking, canoeing, sea kayaking, hiking trips, and wilderness trips. The position also oversees the city's ropes course and duck blind program. The position is responsible for marketing, utilizing and upkeep of the city's 7 mile Tar River Greenway and the 55+ mile paddle trail. REPORTS TO: The position reports to the Sports Complex Supervisor. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Plans and manages a year round calendar of outdoor programs  and activities that includes but is not limited to canoeing, kayaking, hiking, ropes course, etc. Oversees city duck blind program. Utilization and upkeep of the city's 7 mile greenway trail and the 55+ mile paddle trail. Prepares and administers the annual division budget; recommends fees and charges; oversees expenditures and revenues. Develops and maintains community support and participation from the general public, civic groups, and businesses by promoting division activities through speaking engagements, correspondence, and media coverage. Provides supervision for trips and excursions. Supervises the day to day operations of Sunset Park Amusements, open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Conducts surveys and evaluates all programs; incorporates new trends and participant need into programming; conducts feasibility studies on new programming. Trained in use of ActiveNet and Munis software. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to Recreation Management/Outdoor Programs;  American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor certification or ability to obtain within 6 months; Certified Parks and Recreation Professional or ability to obtain within 6 months; 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; 1-3 years experience in planning, developing, implementing, leading and evaluating outdoor programs or activities for various  age groups. HOURS OF WORK:  Varies as needed, many nights and weekend work is required. NOTE:  The hiring range for the position is: $44,071.30 - 66,106.56. 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:  KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:  Extensive knowledge of canoe, kayak, and ropes course in the areas of event organization, equipment inspection, maintenance, staff training, participant instruction, and rescue techniques. Knowledge and ability to effectively maneuver canoes and kayaks through the technical use of strokes.  Knowledge and ability to use rescue equipment associated with canoeing, kayaking, and ropes course climbing. Knowledge of safe and acceptable practices in outdoor programs and ability to minimize risk associated with programs. Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships  Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions. Skill in preparing clear and accurate reports. Skill in evaluating and establishing written policies  and procedures. Skill in interpersonal relations. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in operating computers and other standard office equipment. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Sports Complex Supervisor 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 city personnel and administrative polices, emergency policies, risk management plan, Association for Challenge Course Technology, American Canoe Association, NC Department of Labor. COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and outdoor coordination duties. The volume of work, along with the various elements that outdoor programs encounter contribute to the complexity of the position. SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position and to coordinate outdoor programs. Success in this position results in provision of quality outdoor programs for area residents. PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with other city staff, conservation agencies, regulatory agents, and members of the general public. PURPOSE OF THE CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate and influence persons. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. Occasionally lifting objects. Use of tools or equipment that require a high degree of dexterity. Ability to read river, paddle, walk, swim, and rescue in river current. Ability to read open water paddle, walk, and swim, and rescue in open water current, tides and winds. WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and outdoor setting, occasionally in cold and inclement weather. SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has supervision over various part-time and seasonal employees.

How to Apply / Contact

To apply online, visit www.rockymountnc.gov under the employment link.

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: 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: 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

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