Parks and Recreation Assistant needed

The Town of Dallas is seeking a sports-minded individual to fill the position of Parks and Recreation Assistant. This position performs athletic and recreation program planning, coordination, facilitation, and administrative support of the Parks and Recreation Department. 

Excellent customer service skills are required. Applicant will assist in maintaining programs, facilities, and events under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Director.  Considerable knowledge of resources, materials, game rules, equipment and facilities utilized in a public recreation program; including necessary maintenance of athletic fields and facilities is required; as well as operation of standard maintenance equipment (mowers, string trimmers, field drags, etc.). Work schedule will require frequent nights, weekends, and holidays.

Graduation from a two-year college or university with an Associate’s degree in physical education, business administration, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in recreation administration, physical education, or related field and considerable experience in recreational programming is preferred. Possession of CPR and First Aid Certification to be obtained within 6 months of employment.

Hiring range for this position is $39,188–$43,577 DOQ, with a 5% increase upon successful completion of a 6-month probationary period. Benefits include healthcare, retirement, 401k, life insurance, and longevity. 

Applications and a full job description may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or from the Town’s website  All applications should be sent to 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or emailed to [email protected].  Applications received by August 5, 2022 will receive first consideration.