Recreational Maintenance Technician

Date Posted: 05/24/2021

Department: Recreation

Compensation: $22,068

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.

Desirable Training and Experience


Benefits after 90 days: 

Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance 

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System- lifetime pension if an employee retires from a Local Government position

Supplemental retirement 401k/457 - 2% of the employee's salary contributed by McDowell County each pay period. 

Sick and vacation


Holiday pay begins immediately  

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.


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