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Mission Statement


High Point Parks & Recreation enhances quality of life by providing opportunities through innovative programs, parks, and facilities for present and future generations.

Our Culture…


is defined by our focus on helping - our citizens, our community, and our staff. Our team takes pride in utilizing their diverse backgrounds and experience to provide meaningful opportunities for others to grow and improve, physically and mentally. We provide a positive and supportive environment where employees are challenged to develop new and innovative ideas to enhance our services and facilities. We encourage open communication, opportunities to be creative, and training for staff to further their professional goals.


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We’re Hiring: High Point Parks & Recreation Summer Staff
Summer 2020

Opportunities include…

  • Summer Camps (Camp Ann, Sports Camps and Recreation Centers)
  • Swimming Pools (Assistant Pool Managers, Lifeguards, Pool Attendants)
  • Park Attendants (Maintenance, Operations, Golf Courses, Parks, Tennis)
  • Piedmont Environmental Center Naturalist

We are looking for…

  • Someone with a passion for parks, recreation and serving the community
  • Someone who is creative and enjoys working with others
  • Someone with excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Someone who wants to gain experience to build their resume for future career opportunities

Mission Statement

High Point Parks & Recreation enhances quality of life by providing opportunities through innovative programs, parks and facilities for present and future generations.

Our Culture…

is defined by our focus on helping - our citizens, our community and our staff. Our team takes pride in utilizing their diverse backgrounds and experience to provide meaningful opportunities for others to grow and improve, physically and mentally. We provide a positive and supportive environment where employees are challenged to develop new and innovative ideas that enhance our services and facilities. We encourage open communication, opportunities to be creative and training for staff to further their professional goals. 

To apply…

Applications are accepted online at www.highpointnc.gov/881/jobs. Positions will be open until all are filled. Please refer to the job description for a complete list of duties and requirements. The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Aquatic Staff: Pool Managers, Assistant Pool Managers, Lifeguards, and Pool Attendants)
at High Point City Lake Park & Washington Terrace Park - Contact Colten Marble at 336-883-3487 

**American Red Cross for First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Water Safety training is available 

**Assistant Pool Manager 

  • Duties – assisting pool manager in supervision of pool staff, swim and maintenance operations, swim lesson plans, and maintaining records of attendance and revenue.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $14.50 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Must have previous experience with pool management and programming.
  • Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications, First Aid and CPR certifications prior to pool opening.
  • Supervises operations in absence of Pool Manager and lifeguards as needed.
  • Position available April – September, 40 - hour work week from May-August, including most weekends and holidays. Must be available weekends starting in early May. 

**Lifeguards

  • Duties include monitoring pool and waterslide patrons, pool maintenance, swim instruction, and other duties as required.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $11 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification, first aid and CPR certifications prior to the pool opening.
  • Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    • Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15 - 20 hours per weekend.
    • Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    • Weekends from the end of August to Labor Day, 15 - 20 hours per weekend. 

Pool Attendant 

  • Duties include operating pool concessions, gate cashier, maintenance and operations of concessions and waterslides, and customer service.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 16 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    • Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15-20 hours per weekend.
    • Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    • Weekends from the end of August to Labor Day, 15 - 20 hours per weekend.

**PLEASE NOTE:  ALL Lifeguards, Assistant Pool Managers and Pool Managers must be certified by the American Red Cross for First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Water Safety class prior to opening day of the pool. Certification classes will be available prior to the opening of the pool if needed. Please contact Colten Marble, Special Facilities Manager, at 336-883-3487 for class information. 

High Point City Lake Park - Contact Josh Tucker at 336-883-3503 

Seasonal Park Attendants- Maintenance

  • Duties include park grounds maintenance, mowing, trimming, park cleanup, assisting marina staff with boat rentals and shelter reservations, and providing excellent customer service.
  • Hourly wage - starting at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 18 years of age or older. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    • Weekends beginning the middle of April through May, 15 hours per weekend.
    • Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June-August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    • Weekends from the end of August to middle of October, 15 hours per weekend.

Seasonal Park Attendants – Operations

  • Duties include operating rides (train and carousel), concessions, maintenance and operations of related equipment, and providing excellent customer service.
  • Hourly wage - starting at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 18 years of age or older. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    • Weekends beginning the middle of April through May, 15 hours per weekend.
    • Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    • Weekends from the end of August to middle of October, 15 hours per weekend.

Park Maintenance - Contact Eugene Coleman at 336-883-3312 

Seasonal Park Attendant

  • Duties include picking up litter, mowing, raking, weed eating, planting shrubbery and flowers, painting, and maintaining equipment.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be at least 18 years of age, be able to lift 50 pounds or more, and be able to work in all weather conditions. A valid driver’s license required.
  • Applicant must be able to work 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends, and holidays. 

Oak Hollow and Blair Park Golf Courses  - Contact Greg Alspaugh 336-883-8530 

Seasonal Park Attendant – Oak Hollow Golf & Blair Park Golf Courses

  • Duties include basic maintenance and mowing of golf course, maintaining flower beds, trash pickup.
  • Hourly wage starts at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience. 40-hour work week.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • Typical schedule is 6:30am – 3pm, Monday to Thursday, 6:30am - 11:30am Friday, and 6:30am-9:30am on one of the weekend days (alternates every weekend).
  • Complimentary golf incentive included.

Oak Hollow Tennis Center - Contact Junie Chatman at 336-883-3414 

Seasonal Park Attendant 

  • Duties include greeting tennis patrons, opening and closing the facility, taking reservations, collecting and counting fees, recording tennis lesson registrations and receipts, preparing daily expense and revenue reports/deposits, loading and unloading items and equipment, assisting in clay court preparation, and assisting in daily clean-up of all tennis facilities.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older and possess a valid NC driver’s license.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience. 
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays. 

Piedmont Environmental Center - Contact Dick Thomas 336-883-8534

Seasonal Naturalist 

  • Duties include assisting with summer camps at Piedmont Environmental Center, educating school-age children about nature in the Piedmont NC through different activities, oversee field trips with the Advanced Nature Camp. 
  • Great opportunity for college intern to learn more about natural history, ecology and geography of NC.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $10 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. They must also have the ability to work with school aged children, a basic knowledge of the natural world, and an interest in learning more.
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends, and holidays.  

Summer Camp Programs 

Summer Camp Counselors - approximately 12 positions, Contact Julie Luecht at 336-883-3502 

  • Duties include supervision of participants in a summer camp setting; participating in all activities with campers; supervision on field trips; behavior management; planning and leading activities.
  • Summer Camp locations – Oakview, Allen Jay, and Deep River Recreation Centers.
  • Hourly wage starts at $10.25 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must have a valid NC Driver’s License, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, and must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Previous experience working with elementary and middle school aged children is preferred.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Camp runs June-August. 

Camp Ann Camp Counselors - Contact Randy Little at 336-883-3472

  • Duties include leading activities and programs at Camp Ann, a summer camp for children and adults with disabilities, and transporting participants in a 15-passenger van.
  • Summer Camp location - Allen Jay Recreation Center.
  • Hourly wage starts at $10.75 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid NC Driver’s License, and be able to drive a 15 passenger van.
  • Prefer individuals who have worked in a therapeutic camp setting with people of differing abilities.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule, Monday-Friday. Camp runs June-August.   

Camp Inclusion Counselor

  • Duties include leading activities and programs at a summer camp for children and adults with disabilities, and transporting participants in a 15-passenger van.
  • Summer Camp location - Allen Jay Recreation Center.
  • Hourly wage starts at $10.75 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid NC Driver’s License, and be able to drive a 15 passenger van.
  • Prefer individuals who have worked in a therapeutic camp setting with people of differing abilities.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule, Monday-Friday. Camp runs June-August.    

Summer Camp Sports Counselor (Basketball) - Contact Tyler Cole at 336-883-3480

  • Plan and implement fun and exciting drills and activities to develop and enhance camper’s basketball skills and ensure that the technical and tactical aspects of the basketball camp are being delivered to campers in an age-appropriate fashion. Provide coaching and one on one instruction and evaluate drills and activities for effectiveness, including an overall evaluation of the camp.
  • Summer Camp location – Morehead Recreation Center.
  • Hourly wage starts at $10.25 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must have a valid NC Driver’s License, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, and must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Playing or coaching experience at the high school level. Previous experience working with children, examples include but not limited to; teaching, coaching, camp counselor, youth volunteer, etc.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Camp runs June-July.