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Recreation Programmer

Description of Work:
Performs intermediate administrative and difficult technical work planning, coordinating and implementing recreation and outdoor education programs, supervising the operations and staff of the year-round camps, organizing and conducting program registration, keeping various related records and reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Continuous supervision is exercised over part time Recreation Aides and Outdoor Education personnel.  Development of marketing materials for programming advertisements.

The position requires a college degree with major coursework in Recreation Management, Recreation Administration, Environmental Education or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in a municipal or county recreation setting.  Experience with animal care and/or Outdoor Education is necessary.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is necessary.  Experience with recreation management software is desired.  A valid North Carolina Driver’s License is required.

Application Process:
Please submit Lee County application, resume, and cover letter to Joyce McGehee, Human Resources Director at 408 Summit Drive/PO Box 1968, Sanford NC 27331. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applicants will be September 30, 2022. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lee County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabling condition in employment opportunities. Pre-employment drug testing required.

Applications can also be completed on our website,

Lee County seeks an innovative customer service driven professional to join our team as Recreation Programmer. This position works collaboratively with the Parks Operations Supervisor at San-Lee Park to perform recreation and outdoor education programs.  This position is responsible for the outdoor education and recreation marketing materials.  Work is performed under the direction of the Recreation Superintendent.