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


Part-time with Benefits

Program Activity Leader - Special Populations - apply by 8/14/20

Part-time, no Benefits

Recreation Attendant - Special Populations - open until filled
Park Ranger - apply by 8/14/20
Grillroom Attendant - apply by 8/21/20


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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)
  • Park Attendants (Maintenance, Operations, Golf Courses, Parks, Tennis)

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.

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. 

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.