Seasonal Job Opportunities


2018 High Point Parks & Recreation Seasonal Staffing


High Point Parks & Recreation is seeking energetic and top-quality individuals for various seasonal employment opportunities. From summer camp counselor and lifeguard positions, to park attendants and grill room staff, Parks & Recreation needs employees with a variety of experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should visit the city’s website to apply. Hiring officials will begin to fill positions from the applicant pool until they have filled all positions. If you have specific questions about a position, the name of the hiring official is located with the position description. We offer Red Cross training for anyone needing to obtain their lifeguard certification. 

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AQUATIC STAFF 


AT HIGH POINT CITY LAKE PARK AND WASHINGTON TERRACE PARK
Contact Colten Marble at 336-883-3487

**Pool Managers 
  • Duties include supervision of open swim operations; development of classes, swim teams and rental agreements; supervision of maintenance operations and lifeguards; keep records of attendance, revenue, chemical levels.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $13.50, based on experience.  40-hour work week including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have Certified Pool Operators Certification and previous experience with pool management and programming.
  • Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR certifications prior to pool opening.
  • Position available April – September, 40 hour work week from May-August, including weekends and holidays.  Must be available weekends starting in early May.
**Assistant Pool Managers
  • Duties – assist pool manager in supervision of pool staff, swim and maintenance operations, swim lesson plans and maintain records of attendance and revenue.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $12 per hour, based on experience. 40-hour work week including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have previous experience with pool management and programming.
  • Must have 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 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 - $9-$13 per hour, based on experience, 40-hour work week including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification, first aid and CPR certifications prior to the pool opening.
  • Scheduled hours:
  • Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15 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 hours per weekend.
Pool Attendant – High Point City Lake Pool & Washington Terrace Pool
  • Duties include operating pool concessions, gate cashier, maintenance and operations of concessions and waterslides, and customer service.
  • Hourly wage - $7.50 per hour.
  • Position requires applicant to be 16 years of age or older.
  • Scheduled hours are:
  • Weekends beginning the middle of May, 15 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 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.

CITY LAKE PARK
Contact Josh Tucker at 336-883-3503

Seasonal Park Attendants - Maintenance
  • Duties include park grounds maintenance, mowing, trimming, park clean up, assisting marina staff with boat  rentals,  shelter reservations and customer service.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $7.50 per hour.
  • Position requires applicant to be 18 years of age or older.  Valid Driver's License required..
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Seasonal Park Attendants – Operations
  • Duties include park grounds maintenance, mowing, trimming, park clean up, assisting marina staff with boat  rentals,  shelter reservations and customer service.
  • Hourly wage – starting at $7.50 per hour.
  • Position requires applicant to be 18 years of age or older.  Valid driver's license required..
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

INTERNSHIPS
Contact Tracy Pegram at 336-883-3234


  • Two paid positions are available to college students majoring in Parks & Recreation, or a related field.
  • Internships include a comprehensive experience of operations as it relates to administration, recreation programming, facility management, special events, marketing, and maintenance.
  • Depending on the number of hours required for the internship, interns may visit facilities, observe staff, participate in various phases of program development, and learn about facility operations.
  • Positions available May-August.

OAK HOLLOW AND BLAIR PARK GOLF COURSES
Contact Greg Alspaugh at 336-883-8530


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

  • Duties include basic maintenance of mowing golf course, maintaining flower beds, trash pickup.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $7.50, depends upon 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 a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends and holidays. 
  • Complimentary golf incentive included.

OAK HOLLOW TENNIS

Contact Junie Chatman at 336-883-3493

Seasonal Park Attendants – Oak Hollow Tennis Center
  • Duties include greeting tennis patrons, opening and closing of the facility, taking reservations, collect and counting fees, recording tennis lesson registrations and receipts, preparing daily expense and revenue reports/deposits, loading and unloading items and equipment, assisting in the clay court preparation, and assist in daily clean-up of all tennis facilities.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $7.50, depends upon qualifications and experience.  40-hour work week.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekdays, weekends, 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 $7.50, depends upon qualifications and experience, 40-hour work week.
  • 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.  Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends and holidays.

PIEDMONT ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

Contact Dick Thomas 336-883-8534

Seasonal Naturalist 
  • Duties include: Assisting with summer camps at PEC, 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 North Carolina.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $8.50, depends upon qualifications and experience, 40-hour work week.
  • Requires applicant to be at least 18 years of age, a valid North Carolina Driver’s License, knowledge of nature, ability to work with school  aged children.

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS

Summer Camp Counselors – approximately 9 positions

Contact Randy Little at 336-883-3472

 
  • 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.
  • Sites – Oakview, Allen Jay, and Deep River Recreation Centers.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $8.50, depends upon qualifications and experience, 40-hour work week.
  • Requires a valid NC Driver’s License, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, 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.  Camp runs June-August.

Camp Ann Staff

Contact Stephanie Hedgecock at 336-883-3477

  • Camp Ann is a summer camp for children and adults with disabilities.  We are hiring for the position of Director, Assistant Director, and Counselors.
  • Duties include leading activities and programs.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $8.50, depends upon qualifications and experience.
  • Requires a valid NC Driver’s License, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, must be 18 years of age or older.
  • 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.

WASHINGTON TERRACE PARK

Contact Tim Spurgeon at 336-883-8599

Seasonal Park Attendants/Groundskeeper
  • Duties include picking up litter, cleaning picnic shelters, restrooms, maintaining flower beds, opening and closing park gates.
  • Hourly wage - starts at $7.50, depends on experience.  20-30 hour work week.
  • Position requires applicant to be at least 16 years of age, be able to lift 50 pounds or more, and be able to work in all weather conditions.  Valid driver’s license required.
  • Hourly wage – to be determined based on experience.  20-30 hour work week. 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.


Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s job application system.  To apply, please type the following link into your web browser: https://www.highpointnc.gov/881/Jobs.   This process will require you to have an email address which will be used to contact you throughout the hiring process.  If you have already created your GovernmentJobs.com personal account, please login.  If not, please click on the link to create an account (registration is free). The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.