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Outdoor Adventure & Environmental Education Assistant

Greensboro NC

Job Number: 02238

Closing: 3/1/2021 11:59 PM Eastern


The City of Greensboro exists to partner with the community to build the desired quality of life for Greensboro. All of our actions are guided by our commitment to and measured by our success in building public trust and the future we and the community desires.

Critical to our success is maintaining a work environment which fosters employee commitment to public service and making a difference in the lives of our residents.

If this sounds like a purpose that you would like to share in, please consider the opportunity below.


Primary Duties/Brief Description of Work:

The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is a nationally accredited department and a three time gold medal award winner. As reflected in the department's vision, Greensboro Parks and Recreation's diverse facilities, programs, and services build better lives and a better community every day. The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking qualified candidates as Outdoor Adventure & Environmental Education Assistants. As an OA/EE Assistant duties will include: assisting the Greensboro City Lakes with all daily operations, including but not limited to renting & launching equipment and routine maintenance/grounds upkeep; help facilitate a broad scope of environmental education programs; participate in outreach opportunities at community events and schools; and utilize the E.C.O. bus (E.C.O= Engaging our Community with the Outdoors), a mobile environmental classroom. Employees will also be tasked with taking a counselor role in upcoming teen summer camp. Must be able to work flexible hours to include weekends, evenings and holidays

This job is Non-Exempt and is subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Must be 18 years of age

Valid Driver's License

Will be required to complete and maintain a NC Boater's License

Must be able to pass swim test

Must be comfortable working around or on open bodies of water

Environmental Education Knowledge


An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

Prior Customer Service experience

Boating/Fishing Experience

NC Environmental Education Certification

Previous summer camp employment experience

Outdoor skills (hiking, kayaking, climbing, etc.)

CDL License

Animal Care Experience



Posted December 29, 2020

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