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Job Title: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION -- Lexington, NC Posted on: April 15, 2014

 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION

Parks and Recreation Department

Starting Salary Range: $50,569 - $66,549

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Performs difficult professional  and administrative work assisting the Director of Parks and Recreation in managing the operations and direction for the department. Will exercise considerable independence in carrying out policy decisions and departmental goals under general direction of the Parks and Recreation Director.

 

This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects. Work requires reaching, fingering and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

-      Assists in developing and maintaining policies and procedures pertaining to the department and in evaluating existing programs and services for the purpose of program development and improvement;

-      Supervises departmental staff, including reviewing their work, instructing and in program planning;

-      Receive and investigate complaints, requests or inquiries from the general public pertaining to departmental services or programs, confirming with those affected and addressing as appropriate;

-      Manages recruitment of financial sponsors and volunteers for departmental special events and festivals;

-      Assists in development of departmental budget, control of expenditures or appropriated funds and reviewing program spending with staff;

-      Regularly inspects departmental parks and recreation facilities to ensure conformance to maintenance and safety standards;

-      Works with civic groups, school officials and partner agencies to develop and promote departmental programs;

-      Prepares grant applications for departmental facility development, special programs and services; ensures program grant compliance.

-      Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

-          Requires knowledge of all phases of community recreational activities and their administration;

-          Comprehensive knowledge of principles and methods of park and playground planning and programs;

-          Ability to develop and execute a well-rounded program of recreational activities and effective utilization of park facilities;

-          Ability to communicate complex ideas orally and in writing;

-          Possession of a driver’s license valid in NC and good driving record.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

-Combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in parks and recreation administration and six years experience in parks and recreation management;

-Prefer Certified Parks and Recreation Professional and Certified Playground Safety Inspector.

 

Closing Date

Applications are available online at www.lexingtonnc.gov and will be taken at the NC Department of Commerce Division of Employment Security, 103 W. Center Street Ext., Lexington, NC 27295 through Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

 

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

The City of Lexington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, genetic information or non-disqualifying disability in employment or the provision of services. 

Job Title: Camp Counselors - North Ridge Country Club -- Raleigh, NC Posted on: April 11, 2014

North Ridge Country Club 

Raleigh, NC 
 
Summer Camp Counselor 
 
North Ridge Country Club is looking for camp counselors for their annual Jr. Sports and Kids 
Corner Camp. Our camps run for 5 weeks from mid-June to the end of July. We have both full 
day and half day positions open. This is a great opportunity to get experience working with a 
Country Club and Youth Activities Programs 
 
Qualifications: 
Must be at least 18 years of age 
Must have a background in Recreation or working with children 
Must have good organizational and communication skills 
Have the ability to communicate and work with a variety of different ages and skill levels 
Must have excellent character, integrity and adaptability 
 
 
Responsibilities: 
Making sure that children are signed in and out of camp at the beginning and end of every day. 
Get children to sports stations on time with the correct equipment and attire. 
Make sure children are behaving and following all rules 
Promote camper participation in ALL activities. 
Teach and assist with camp programs and encourage camper participation. 
 
 
Please submit resume to the email below. 
 
Contact info: 
 
Philip Gilbert, Youth Activities Director 
North Ridge Country Club 
6612 Falls of Neuse Road 
Raleigh NC 27615 
919-848-2794 
pgilbert@northridgecc.org 
 
 
 
 
Job Title: Certified Lifeguard -- North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh, NC Posted on: April 11, 2014
North Ridge Country Club 
Raleigh, NC 
 
 
 
Position Name: Certified Lifeguards 
 
Position Reports to: Pool Supervisor/Youth Activities Director & Pool Manager 
 
Essential Functions: 
 Responsible for the safety, supervision, and discipline for all persons at the pool 
facility 
 Must be willing to assist with pool maintenance and other cleaning duties 
 Assist with maintaining records of all water samples and all pool data 
 Must utilize exceptional customer service skills to get know the membership and 
their needs 
 Must be willing to assist with private parties and special events 
 Performs other duties as assigned 
 Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (holidays and weekends required) 
 
Qualifications/Expertise: 
 Certified Lifeguard 
 First Aid Certified 
 CPR Certified 
 
 
Philip Gilbert 
Youth Activities Director 
North Ridge Country Club 
6612 Falls of Neuse Road 
Raleigh NC 27615 
919-235-3225 
pgilbert@northridgecc.org 
 
 
 
 
Job Title: Ropes Course Facilitator (part-time) -- Durham, NC Posted on: April 02, 2014

Position:        ROPES COURSE FACILITATOR (part-time)

                       

Division/Work Unit:  Park Planning & Education/ Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Programs

 

Hours:  Varies with program demand; Monday- Sunday; Evenings & Weekends

 

Description:  Responsible for assisting with  Durham Parks and Recreation's  Adventure Programs  and Outdoor Recreation unit which operates at various sites in Durham.  The DPR Adventure Programs and Outdoor Recreation unit provides experiential learning opportunities to local youth, city staff, corporate entities and other clientele. Individual will assist with the low challenge course and Discovery Course high ropes course programs.  Programs take place weekdays, weekends, and evenings and are based in the outdoors. Candidates for this position must be comfortable working at height and in an outdoor setting.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Manager of Adventure Programs and Outdoor Recreation.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and have a high School Diploma or GED and a minimum of three (3) months of experience in ropes course programming.

·         Must have valid NC Class "C" Driver's License.

·         Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and background check.

 

 

Hourly Pay Rate:       $9.45/hour     

 

For More Information:          Contact Kim Oberle, Recreation Manager, Outdoor Recreation-Adventure Programs at 560-4355; Kim.Oberle@durhamnc.gov.

           

Application Deadline:           ____________

 

 

To Apply:  Applications available at http://ww2.durhamnc.gov/employment/cityjobs.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: Garner Senior Center Aid -- Garner, NC Posted on: March 27, 2014

The Garner Senior Center is seeking a friendly, motivated individual to support administrative and operational activities for 8-15 hours per week.


From 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, the Garner Senior Center offers programs for active seniors (55 years and older).  After 5:00 PM, programs for adults (16 years and older) are provided.  The Garner Senior Center is heavily used on weekends for classes, group functions, community rentals, and other activities.  An average of 300 participants visit the Garner Senior Center daily. 

Examples of Duties:

Greet participants

Answer and direct phone calls

Set up classrooms

Assist visitors with registration for all Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department programs, park shelter and ball field reservations, facility rentals, etc.


Process payments for programs and rentals

Perform other administrative tasks to support full-time staff


Multi-task and repriortize frequently 


Operate A/V equipment (training provided)


Follow building closing procedures at the end of shift


Monitor supplies and the facility for the safety and comfort of participants


Assist evening class instructors with participant registration as needed


Assist with Town-wide special events (approximately four times per year)

 Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be able to safely reposition classroom tables and chairs, including folding and unfolding tables and chairs and moving them to other rooms within the facility. 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and comfortable working independently and occasionally alone.

Proficiency with operating a multi-line phone system, Microsoft Office, and web-based registration software is required. 

 

Availability to work one to three afternoon shifts (2:00 PM to 8:00 PMMonday-Friday, and approximately one weekend rental per month (minimum of 3 hours). 

Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire is required.

 Additional Information:

A monthly staffing schedule will be completed by the supervisor in advance.

Employees may request to be scheduled for more frequent weekend shifts if they are available, since demand for use of this multi-purpose facility is growing.

 

Job Title: Recreation Coordinator -- Residential Summer Camp -- Summerton, SC Posted on: March 27, 2014

 Location          Summerton, SC

 

Purpose and Scope

This position oversees and coordinates the day to day, food service, hospitality and maintenance functions of the programs and facilities for the Youth Learning Institute’s New Horizons program as a residential instructor at Camp Bob Cooper.  This position reports to the Assistant Director of the New Horizons Family Center.  You can go to the New Horizons program website at http://www.clemson.edu/yli/newhorizons and our institute website at www.clemson.edu/yli

 

Responsibilities

·         Oversees the overall development of the mothers and children at the center.

·         Compile participant evaluations and complete necessary reports as needed by the Department of Social Services

·         Oversee food service and food preparation for mothers and infants;  work to improve food quality and service; monitor food service costs on a per plate basis; and coordinate training for those involved in food service and preparation; facilitate S.N.A.P. program

·         Coordinates with administrative staff to ensure timely and accurate correspondence and reporting; coordinate master New Horizons’ schedule for participants appointments; participates in weekly team meetings; and participates in staff orientations, trainings, and meetings.

·         All other duties assigned by the New Horizons Family Center Director

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Be at least 21 years of age and possesses a BA or BS degree(preferred), experience in youth care, social work and/or counseling preferred.

·         Ability to supervise staff and oversee programming.

·         Experience in or knowledge of resident camping or related areas.

·         Ability to plan, organize and maintain living facilities for young mothers and infants.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

·         Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clientele.

·         A desire to have a positive impact on youth-at-risk.

 

Salary:  $275-$325 per week plus room, board, and insurance. 

 

 

If interested please send your resume to Sara Davis by fax at (803) 478-2559 or by email at sdavis4@clemson.edu .

 

 

Job Title: Recreation Program Specialist (Youth) -- Morrisville, North Carolina Posted on: March 27, 2014

 

Job Title:

Recreation Program Specialist (Youth)

Closing Date/Time:

Thu. 04/10/14 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary:

$18.09 Hourly
$37,632.27 Annually

Job Type:

Full time

Location:

1050B Town Hall Drive, Morrisville, North Carolina

 

Performs responsible professional and administrative work. This includes planning, organizing, promoting and implementing youth programs and activities at a facility and outside venues; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision of Cedar Fork Community Center Supervisor. Assists with supervision over facility, part-time staff and volunteers.

Examples of Duties:

Special Functions

1.     Programs and implements recreation programming, classes, events and staff as it relates to youth programs for ages 5 to 12 years old. This includes, but is not limited to, before-school, after-school and summer camp programs. This would include making recommendations, submitting program proposals and developing current and future programs. Provides direct support and supervision to programs.

2.     Programs and implements recreation programming, classes, events and staff as it relates to pre-school programs for ages 2 to 5 years old. This includes, but is not limited to, Ready Set Go and Camp Wiggle Worms. This would include making recommendations, submitting program proposals and developing current and future programs. Provides direct support and supervision to programs.

3.     Programs and implements recreation programming, classes, events and staff as it relates to teen programs for ages 13 to 17 years old. This includes, but is not limited to, after-school, summer camp counselor-in-training, teen activity nights, field trips and other programs. This would include making recommendations, submitting program proposals and developing current and future programs. Provides direct support and supervision to programs.

4.     Uses proactive approach to maintaining program staffing levels to ensure proper staff-participant ratios.

5.     Assists with creation of marketing, sponsorship and advertising materials through submission of information related to assigned programs.

6.     Assists with creation, distribution and summarizing program satisfaction surveys and evaluations to ensure a high standard of quality and stated objectives were met.

7.     Submits necessary information to Center Supervisor as needed for completion of monthly and quarterly reports.

8.     Completes Program Analysis Reports and submits to Center Supervisor after completion of program. Reports should be comprehensive, detailed analysis of program revenue, expenditures, goals, objectives, comments and recommendations, cost recovery, survey results and additional information as required by department.

9.     Advises during budget development process on matters as related to program supplies & equipment, staff and development of future programs.

10.  Ensures that appropriate staff maintains required and recommended levels of certification.

11.  Develops contracts with vendors and instructors related to assigned programs in accordance with Fees & Charges policy; submits contracts and insurance policies for review and approval by Center Supervisor; for review and approval by department management thereafter.

12.  Participating in open & closing responsibilities of the facility as assigned in monthly schedule; any conflicts with schedule should be communicated and approved by Center Supervisor; schedules are subject to change with needs of facility programs and patrons or at discretion of Center Supervisor.

13.  All specific functions & tasks are subject to change at any time; changes made at discretion of Center Supervisor or department management as necessary.


Essential Functions

1.     Assists with planning, organization and direction of a variety of programs, activities, events and part-time staff; assists peers with work schedules, program coverage and events as necessary.

2.     Supports oversight of utilization of activities, grounds and facilities. Enforces department policies and procedures.

3.     Offers recommendations toward establishment of fees for program and event registrations in accordance with the Fees & Charges policies.

4.     Provides direct supervision of youth programs, the pre-school program leader position, and other part-time staff involved in youth programs.

5.     Assists in planning and implementation of staff training and development.

6.     Advises and supports subordinate staff work schedules.

7.     Offers recommendations and relevant information in the development of facility and program budget. Submit necessary facility and program expenditures and accrued revenue documentation. Maintains accurate inventory of supplies and equipment.

8.     Assists in hiring and evaluation of facility part-time employees and volunteers.

9.     Inspects equipment and facility to ensure proper condition and safety.

10.  Reports on custodial contract performance, maintenance requests and security activities.

11.  Monitors location and use of supplies and equipment. Ensures proper use of equipment.

12.  Implements and evaluates program execution.

13.  Prepares and maintains appropriate files and records.

14.  Submits appropriate information for monthly expenditure and revenue reports, quarterly review & analysis and staff work plans.

15.  Processes and seeks resolution to complaints and disputes in a professional and courteous manner.

16.  Maintains a flexible personal and professional work schedule during and after facility operating hours as well as provides assistance with other departmental programs as necessary.

17.  Performs job with ability to multi-task and change priorities as needed due to weather, staffing or work load.

18.  Performs other related tasks as required. This includes, but is not limited to facility coverage, activities, programs, events, etc. that are not in typical areas of responsibility.

19.  All essential functions & tasks are subject to change at any time; changes made at discretion of Center Supervisor or department management as necessary.

Typical Qualifications:

Sufficient knowledge of the operation of a major recreation facility; thorough knowledge of indoor and outdoor recreation programs & events with special emphasis on programming for youth and teens; sufficient knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation planning, programming and operations; ability to operate and maintain order in a public facility; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, participants, community organizations and the general public; proficient in Microsoft Office and email.

Supplemental Information:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in Parks & Recreation Management or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some experience in recreation or leisure programming is required, experience with youth programming is preferred.

 

Job Title: Therapeutic Recreation Specialist -- Rowan County, NC Posted on: March 25, 2014

 JOB OPPORTUNITY

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION SPECIALIST

Assesses, plans, implements, facilitates, and evaluates therapeutic recreation activities and/or special events for individuals with disabilities. Disabilities may include, but are not limited to: developmental/intellectual, physical, mental health, blind/visually-impaired, or hearing-impaired. Activities may include adaptive sports, trips, creative arts, social activities, health/wellness, and arts/crafts. Encourages and assists the individuals with recreation/leisure selection and participation. Assists with recruiting and supervising volunteers. Demonstrate proficiency in skills: organization, oral/written communication, time management, and program development. Provides courteous, high quality service to program participants, County employees, representatives of community agencies and the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.

Requires an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Administration, or related field. A Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation is preferred. Candidate must currently hold or be eligible to receive licensure as a Recreational Therapy Assistant (LRTA) under North Carolina state law. A valid driver's license is required.

Salary $26,800 - $32,300. BENEFITS. Submit application and resume to Rowan County Human Resources, 130 W Innes St., Salisbury NC 28144. Open until filled.

Applications available at www.rowancountync.gov

We Administer Pre-employment Drug Tests, Physical Exams, Conduct Criminal Background Investigations, and Driving History.

 

EOE

Job Title: Aquatic Facility Manager -- Durham, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014

 Job Title: Aquatic Facility Manager

 *Hiring 5 positions - various pool sites
 
Pay Rate: $9.97/hour 
Hours: Hours vary Monday-Sunday 
Minimum Age Required: 18 
Drivers License Required: No 
 
 
Description: Position requires responsible, professional supervision of an outdoor pool facility 
and its staff. An employee in this class upholds the high standards of water quality, staff 
performance and customer service. Work involves providing surveillance of facility and patrons; 
enforcing policies, rules, and regulations; preventing and responding to emergencies; assisting 
with in-service training; maintaining proper pool chemistry; overseeing lifeguard rotations, 
positioning, and coverage; ensuring pool area is safe; handling admission and rental payments; 
and ensuring fiscal accountability. Work involves skill in communicating with staff, patrons, 
families, and representatives of community agencies. Work is performed under the general 
supervision of the Aquatic Specialist. 
Requirements of Work 
 At least eighteen (18) years of age 
 High School Graduate or GED 
 A minimum of two (2) years of direct aquatics experience 
 Maintain valid certification in Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (or 
from another nationally recognized agency whose certification is valid at all pool facilities). 
 Additional Certification in any one of the following: American Red Cross Lifeguard 
Management; American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor; Water Safety Instructor 
(WSI); NC Pool Operator; or Certified Pool Operator (CPO). 
 NC Class "C" Driver's License. 
 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://ww2.durhamnc.gov/employment/cityjobs.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, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014

 Job Title: Camp Counselor II

 *Hiring 51 positions - various sites
Hours: Hours vary M-F; approximately 25 hours/week; 
 Between 7:00 am - 6:30 pm 
Pay Rate: $9.10/hour 
Minimum Age Required: 20 
Drivers License Required: Yes, NC Class "C" License Required 
 
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 experience working with youth in a Recreation or Physical 
Education setting. 
 Must have a minimum of six (6) months prior supervisory experience. 
 Valid NC Class "C" Driver's License required. 
 Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and 
background check. 
 Applicants assigned to work for the WEST POINT - Eno Discover Camp: Candidates must 
be comfortable in an outdoor setting, experience with nature or environmental education 
preferred. 
 
OPEN UNTIL FILLED 
 
 To Apply:  Applications available at http://ww2.durhamnc.gov/employment/cityjobs.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 -- Durham, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014

 DURHAM PARKS AND RECREATION 

2014 SUMMER REQUISITIONS 
 
Job Title: Lifeguard 
 *Hiring 40 positions - various pool sites 
 
Pay Rate: $8.40/hour 
Hours: Hours vary Monday-Sunday 
Minimum Age Required: 16 
Drivers 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. 
 
OPEN UNTIL FILLED 
 
 To Apply:  Applications available at http://ww2.durhamnc.gov/employment/cityjobs.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 Manager -- Alamance County, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014

 PARK MANAGER 

 
 
Starting Salary- $36,561 annually 
Exempt/Non-Exempt- Exempt 
Benefits- Yes 
Employment Type- Full Time 
Department- Recreation and Parks 
General Statement of Duties 
Based at the Pleasant Grove Recreation facility in northern Alamance County (3958 N 
NC Hwy 49, Burlington, NC 27217). Specific duties include developing and conducting 
environmental and recreational programs, assisting in the management of natural and 
cultural resources, managing the development and maintenance of parks, trails and open 
space, patrolling parks, water resources and other areas to ensure visitor safety and 
protection and compliance to park regulations. Employee will supervise full time, 
seasonal, temporary and volunteer workers. Weekend and holiday work required. 
 
Essential Function of the Class 
Required competencies: background knowledge necessary to interpret 
ecological processes and diverse natural and cultural resources 
necessary to protect the park resources and instill and understanding 
and appreciation for Alamance County’s Natural Heritage consistent with 
the Department’s Mission. Written skills needed to develop and present 
educational programs; articulate observations while on patrol, supervise subordinate 
employees, prepare annual budgets and reports. Prior to employment, candidates are 
required to have successful results including drug testing and background investigation as 
required by the Alamance County Personnel Policy. Applicants must possess and 
maintain a valid driver's license. The incumbent works independently under the general 
supervision of the Director of Recreation and Parks and is expected to exercise 
considerable imagination, initiative, judgment and diplomacy in the performance of their 
duties. Work is evaluated in conferences, observations, and reports and through evidence 
of the satisfaction of participants and observed facility management 
 
Illustrative Examples of Work 
 Supervises Park Technicians and part time staff; establishes work schedules, facility 
hours of operation, maintenance schedules and coordinates employee leave. 
 
Supervises Recreation Program Specialist and part time program staff. 
 
Oversees the development and management of park, trail and passive recreational 
properties under the Northern Division 
 
Confers with Recreation Director and Park Superintendent to determine the nature and 
scope of programs and facilities to be developed; meets with and assists subordinate staff 
to work out details of the various recreational programs. 
 
Participates in administrative duties such as compiling budget for activities under 
employee supervision. 
 
Determines equipment needs. 
 
Creates relationships with communities to enhance division programs. 
 
Coordinates facility reservations and rentals. 
 
Prepares periodic and special reports. 
 
Attends continuing education opportunities (i.e. conferences, workshops). 
 
Performs related work as required. 
 
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
 
Considerable knowledge of the objectives of the County recreation program. 
 
Ability to supervise personnel, including evaluating and motivating. 
 
Considerable knowledge of equipment, areas and facilities maintenance needed for park 
operations. 
 
Working knowledge of first-aid, care and prevention and safety precautions applicable in 
the programs. 
 
Ability to plan, organize, and supervise a balanced program of environmental and 
traditional recreation programs. 
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City 
and County officials, social and civic organizations and the general public. 
 Ability to compose correspondence and to prepare reports and publicity materials relating 
to departmental activities. 
 
Considerable knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
 
Ability to be certified in CPR and First Aid 
 
Ability to be certified as a Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) by the National 
Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) 
 
Acceptable Training and Experience 
Minimum requirements: Graduation from high school. Management 
preferences: Graduation from a four-year college or university with 
natural sciences or parks and recreation or closely related degree 
preferably with coursework in natural sciences or parks and recreation; 
or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
To Apply- Please go to www.alamance-nc.com to view Alamance County job openings 
and to submit an online application. For more information about the Park Manager 
position please call Eugene Jordan at 336-229-2379. 
 
 
 
Job Title: Special Programs Camp Counselor II -- Durham, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014
Job Title: Special Programs Camp Counselor II
 *Hiring 42 positions  - various sites
(*6 of these 42 positions are 4-week assignments with the Art 
Ventures Camp) 
Pay Rate: $9.10/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: Yes, NC Class "C" License Required 
 
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. 
 Valid NC Class "C" Driver’s License required. 
 Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical examination and 
background check. 
 
Preferences 
 Prefer CPR training, first aid training, and basic swimming skills. 
 Prefer NC Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Class "B", Passenger Endorsement 
 
OPEN UNTIL FILLED  
Job Title: Summer Intern -- Durham, NC Posted on: March 17, 2014

 Job Title: Intern -  Recreation Programs

 *Hiring 1 position -  Holton Career and Resource Center
Pay Rate: $8.45/hour 
 (Pay may depend upon Intern Program at 
College/University) 
Hours: Hours vary; approximately 40 hours/week: M-F 7:30 am - 6:00 
pm; some evenings, weekends, Holidays may be required 
Driver’s License Required: Yes, NC Class "C" License Required 
 
Description: This internship will provide a mix of opportunities with planning and organizing 
various indoor and outdoor recreation programs, primarily summer camp programming. 
Individual may also assist with youth, teen, adult, and mature adult programs as well as other 
community programming. Programs take place weekdays, weekends, and evenings. Intern will 
also assist in promoting and coordinating specific activities within the Programs Division by 
distributing flyers, brochures and other materials. Work is performed under general supervision 
in accordance with established policies and procedures. 
 
Example assignments include: 
 Assist with the daily check-in and check- out of procedures 
 Lead and supervise camp participants daily activities 
 Develop relationships with community agencies 
 
Some weekend or evening work may be required. Work is performed under general supervision 
in accordance with established policies and procedures. 
 
Required Experience and Training 
 Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at 
an accredited university or college which requires internship experience for 
graduation. 
 Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen, physical 
examination and background check. 
 Must have valid NC Class "C" Driver’s License. 
 
 
SUMMER ONLY - OPEN UNTIL FILLED 
  
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 www.charmeck.org

 

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