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Recreational Program Administrator Assistant

Date Posted: 11/01/2023
Department: Parks and Recreation
Salary Grade: 62

Compensation: $33,429
Hours: Full Time

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Duties & Responsibilities

This position is assigned to the McDowell County Parks and Recreation Department. Work hours will routinely be during the evening hours; Monday through Friday and occasional partial weekend days. Physical requirements are standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 100 pounds, walking long distances, working outside in heat and cold, and riding in vehicles. 


The person in this position will serve as the primary gym/building supervisor during youth basketball, open gym, and other special functions in the gym and main building.  Assisting in all aspects of sports programs including; Youth baseball, Youth Softball, Youth Basketball, Youth Football, Youth Soccer, Youth Swimming, Adult Softball and Adult Basketball.  This will include but not be limited to: sign-ups, drafts, finding and screening coaches, finding and screening referees and umpires, scheduling games and venues (regular season and playoffs), working with teams to order uniforms and trophies as well as conflict resolution.  This individual will also work closely with the Program Administrator to create policies and procedures for personal conduct, safety and athlete participation.  This person will work with the Program Administrator and Coaches to create and facilitate "Camps" and "Clinics" for current and aspiring student athletes and coaches in McDowell County and all other duties as assigned. Other specific duties and responsibilities will be discussed with the applicant at the interview process.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must possess a valid NC driver's license and be able to operate a vehicle.


Benefited after 30 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance

Sick, vacation, and holiday pay

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

2% contribution for retirement 401k/457

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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