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Recreational Maintenance Technician

Date Posted: 09/26/2022
Department: Recreation
Salary Grade: 59

Compensation: $28,877
Hours: Full-time
Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives


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. This position will also assist in overall maintenance at the main building and other locations in the county. This will require general maintenance knowledge and basic janitorial functions. Other specific duties and responsibilities will be discussed with applicant at the interview process.

Minimum Requirements

Candidate 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

Supplemental 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 the 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:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building(s):

              60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752 ​

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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