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.


Open Job Opportunities

Full-time

Custodian I - open until filled
Groundskeeper (Blair Park Golf Maintenance) - open until filled
Groundskeeper (Brentwood) - open until filled

Part-time with Benefits

Program Activity Leader - open until filled

Part-time, no Benefits

Golf Shop Attendant - open until filled
Grillroom Attendant - open until filled
Recreation Attendant - open until filled

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We’re Hiring: High Point Parks & Recreation Summer Staff
Summer 2022

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2022 Seasonal Hiring List of Positions

Opportunities include…

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

We are looking for…

• People with a passion for parks, recreation and serving the community
• People who are creative and enjoy working with others
• People with excellent customer service and communication skills
• People who want to gain experience and build their résumé for future career opportunities

Our Mission…

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.
Unless otherwise noted, 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: 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 include assisting pool manager in supervision of pool staff, swim and maintenance operations, swim lesson plans and maintaining records of attendance and revenue.
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 16 years of age or older.
  • 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 and lifeguards in absence of Pool Manager.
  • 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 starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 15 years of age or older.
  • Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR certifications prior to the pool opening. Training is available. See below.
  • Scheduled hours:
    • 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
  • Must be able to work most weekends, holidays and some evenings.

Pool Attendants

  • Duties include operating pool concessions, gate cashier, maintenance and operations of concessions and waterslides and customer service.
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Position requires applicant to be 16 years of age or older.
  • Scheduled hours:
    • 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
  • 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. Certification is paid for by the Parks & Recreation Department. 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 $15 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 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 $15 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 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 $15 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 $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • 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 driver's license.
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 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.

Summer Camp Programs
Contact Tyler Cole at 336.883.3480

 Summer Camp Counselors

  • Duties include supervision of participants in a summer camp setting, participating in all activities with campers, supervision on field trips, behavior management and planning and leading activities.
  • Summer Camp Locations – Oakview, Allen Jay and Deep River Recreation Centers.
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a 15-passenger van.
  • Previous experience working with elementary and middle school aged children is preferred.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, June - August.

 Sports Camp Counselors

  • Duties include planning and implementing exciting activities, drills and games for various sports each day, as well as developing and enhancing camper's coordination, cardio, sports skills and knowledge through coaching and one-on-one instruction.
  • Sports Camp location: Morehead Recreation Center
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a 15-passenger van.
  • Applicants who have playing or coaching experience are preferred. Previous experience working with children could include teaching, coaching, camp counselor, youth volunteer coach, etc.
  • Candidate must be available 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. from June 6 - July 31. Camp is two 3-week sessions, one in June and one in July.

Camp Ann Camp Counselors
Contact Leanne Lyons at 336.883.3481

 Camp Ann Counselors

  • Duties include setting up and leading activities, transporting campers and monitoring daily progress of campers at Camp Ann, a summer camp for children and adults with disabilities.
  • Camp Ann location: Allen Jay Recreation Center
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid 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, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., June - August.

 Camp Ann Assistant Director

  • Duties include assisting with planning, scheduling, implementing, supervising and evaluating recreation programs for a summer day camp for children and adults with disabilities, as well as assisting with training, supervising and evaluating counselors and volunteers. Employee also assists with monitoring all activities, facilities and equipment for feasibility, safety and accessibility.
  • Camp Ann location: Allen Jay Recreation Center
  • Hourly wage starts at $15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid 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, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., June - August.