Jobs

Our work is your play! Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism hires hundreds of seasonal part-time employees every year. You’ll be working directly with youth and families throughout our area to provide a positive and enriching recreation experience. As a County employee you can also take advantage of a 25% discount off a Green Ridge Recreation Center family membership. Most jobs require a background screening. 

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Follow this link: ROANOKE COUNTY JOBS to browse positions including the positions below.

Lifeguard ($12.50 per hour)

Performs responsible work observing and controlling the proper use of aquatic facilities. Follows all protocols established by Ellis & Associates. Ensures a safe aquatic facility while providing a high level of customer service. Ensures that all standards and policies are followed. Ensures State and local health department regulations are met. Perform related work, as required 

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Job duties include:

  • Supervising swimmers
  • Spotting hazards and preventing accidents
  • Enforcing rules and controlling unruly behavior
  • Water rescue, first aid, and CPR
  • Giving advice on water safety

Job benefits include:

  • Flexible hours
  • Problem solving skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Opportunity to be promoted into a supervisory position
  • A great way to stay in shape
  • Membership discounts

Aerial Adventure Guide ($13 per hour)

Provides facilitation and instructional assistance for the operation of Treetop Quest aerial adventure course.  Maintains a safe and controlled atmosphere to ensure a high quality program that meets county standards. Performs other duties as assigned  Learn More and Apply for Roanoke County Jobs

Job duties include:

  • Performs daily course set up/break down, visual course inspections, participant safety orientations, and on-going participant and environmental observations. Starts and ends programs on time and returns all resources to their proper locations.
  • Evacuates/rescues guests in distress from the aerial adventure course following standardized safety protocols as needed.
  • Interacts spontaneously with participants, guests and the general public at any given time at the park to model a personal and inviting atmosphere.
  • Creating a safe and nonthreatening environment
  • Communicating with parents


After-School Site Supervisor ($16/hr)

Performs responsible skilled recreational and supervisory work in accordance with the program standards for children and/or youth at an assigned location Supervises Activity Leaders to include organizing, planning and participating in recreational activities with children ages five (5) through twelve (12) and/or youth ages eleven (11) through thirteen (13). Maintains required records, collects fees and prepares deposits. Performs other duties as assigned.  Learn More and Apply for Roanoke County Jobs

Job duties include:

  • Plans and actively participates with staff and children in activities including games, music, arts, crafts, and playground activities, as well as other appropriate activities.
  • Provides a positive and authoritative approach to guiding behavior using age-appropriate limits and choices.
  • Encourages children to take responsibility for their role in the classroom community.

Pool Manager ($15 per hour)

Performs responsible professional work managing the operations and delivery of services for Splash Valley Waterpark, a large outdoor aquatics facility. Works to regulate the budget and operational plans designed to recover 100% of operating costs. Supervision is exercised over part-time employees involved in the day to day operations. Ensures a safe aquatic facility while providing a high level of customer service. Ensures that all standards and policies are followed. Ensures State and local health department regulations are met. Does related work as required.  Learn More and Apply for Roanoke County Jobs

Job duties include:

  • Schedules and supervises a large part-time aquatics staff team.
  • Focuses aquatics staff team on providing and implementing high customer service standards.
  • Conducts training and ongoing in-service sessions for lifeguards and head lifeguards and adheres strictly to Ellis and Associates operations and safety standards.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of pool water chemistry and sanitation so that the facilities can maintain 100% operations
  • Maintains all water chemistry logs and equipment maintenance logs to ensure that proper documentation is in place.
  • Maintains safety and operational guidelines and updates various "operating guides" such as facility, lifeguard, and other operating manuals.

Job benefits include:

  • Membership discounts
  • Leadership experience

Athletics Scorekeeper ($12.00 / hour)

Performs routine recreational service work keeping official scorebook(s) and/or operates scoreboard for various sports including baseball, softball, lacrosse, football, soccer and basketball.  Performs related work as required.  Learn More and Apply for Roanoke County Jobs

Job duties include:

  • Keeps official scorebook with all relevant information and statistics
  • Keeps scoreboard updated with all relevant information
  • Provides completed game report at theconclusion of each game

Lead Custodian ($14.00 per hour)

Acts as the working leader of a custodial staff team at Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark. Performs repetitive manual work involving the efficient cleaning of the facility and grounds and the performance of project work. Learn More and Apply for Roanoke County Jobs

Job duties include:

  • Ensuring facility cleanliness
  • Operating cleaning equipment
  • Submitting daily cleaning task sheets

Job benefits include:

  • Membership Discounts
  • Technical skill development
  • Promoting cleanliness and facility safety
  • Personal growth
  • Leadership opportunities


OTHER INFORMATION

Benefits to working with Roanoke County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism include the following listed below. Additional benefits are position specific.

  • Be part of a committed team of professionals working to keep patrons safe and improve our community
  • Opportunity to work a diverse range of jobs with one employer to build your resume
  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible work hours
  • Performing meaningful work that makes a difference in people’s lives
  • 25% off of Green Ridge Recreation Center memberships and Roanoke County wellness/fitness programs
  • Positive and supportive work environment