Job 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 to enhance our services and facilities. We encourage open communication, opportunities to be creative, and training for staff to further their professional goals.


We’re Hiring: High Point Parks & Recreation Summer Staff
Summer 2021

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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 Washington Terrace Park Contact Colten Marble at 336.883.3487

**Training is available - American Red Cross for First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers, and Lifeguard Certification

**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 Lifeguard Certification, first aid and CPR certifications prior to the pool opening.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    1. Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15 - 20 hours per weekend.
    2. Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    3. Weekends from the end of August to Labor Day, 15 - 20 hours per weekend.
    4. Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.

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.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    1. Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15-20 hours per weekend.
    2. Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    3. Weekends from the end of August to Labor Day, 15 - 20 hours per weekend.
    4. Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.

**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 Lifeguarding 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.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    1. Weekends beginning the middle of April through May, 15 hours per weekend.
    2. Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June-August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    3. Weekends from the end of August to middle of October, 15 hours per weekend.
    4. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

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.
  • Scheduled hours are:
    1. Weekends beginning the middle of April through May, 15 hours per weekend.
    2. Weekdays and weekends (full weeks) June - August, 36 - 40 hours per week.
    3. Weekends from the end of August to middle of October, 15 hours per weekend.
    4. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

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.

Piedmont Environmental Center
Contact Dick Thomas 336.883.8534

Seasonal Naturalist

  • Duties include assisting with summer nature 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 Tyler Cole at 336.883.3480

  • 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 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Camp runs June-August.