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Black Bear Office Assistant

Date Posted: 02/09/2024
Department: Parks and Recreation
Salary Grade:

Compensation: $14.00-$18.00 per hour
Hours: Part Time (25 hours per week)

Deadline: Open until filled
*This position has working hours between the months of April and November*

Position Objectives


This is a clerical office position located on the Black Bear Campground. This position is part time with scheduling during the  months of April through November. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answer calls, direct the public, preform general customer service duties

  • Oversight of clerical tasks, such as sorting and sending mail, taking and delivering messages, and scheduling meetings/sending meeting invites to attendees. 

  • Keeping an inventory of office supplies and ordering new materials as needed. 

  • Maintaining files under the direction of the Assistant Site Supervisor and Site Supervisor. 

  • Welcoming visitors to the facility and answering inquiries related to services within Black Bear Park. 

  • Notify the public of Park closures under the direction of the Assistant Supervisor and Site Supervisor.  

  • Be knowledgeable and familiar with emergency procedures and response plans as applicable. 

  • Maintain and establish productive relationships with customers (the Public), including having professional and courteous communications. 

  • Attend training as required. 

  • Maintain a professional (personal) appearance.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic computer skills 

  • Ability to respond courteously and tactfully with the public

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Google Sheets. 

  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively. 


Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma

Clerical Experience Preferred.


This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification.



How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available: under “Job Opportunities”


  • McDowell County Administration Building:         

                25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

               25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Mail:

                McDowell County Human Resources

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

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