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Posted on: April 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] We're Hiring!

Now Hiring


We have openings for park operations staff members at Tyger River Park, as well as our other regional parks.

Park Assistant
$9.50 per hour
Must be 18 to apply
Primarily weekends and evenings
Assist in a variety of sports related activities and special events

CONTACT Gary Williams at [email protected] or 864-504-5559

We have openings for part-time staff at Cleveland Park.

$9 per hour
Hours vary between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m.
Help set up events, work events and greet park guests

CONTACT Sallie Smith at [email protected] or 864-541-1722

We have an opening for a part-time staff member at the Middle Tyger Community Center.

$9 per hour
Monday - Friday (29 hours total)
Plan and execute events/activities for seniors

CONTACT Bates McKinney at [email protected] or 864-384-2215

We have a full-time opening for Assistant Recreation Manager.

Apply online here:
Search for "Assistant Recreation Manager" to apply.


Assists the Recreation Manager in providing leadership to the Recreation Team by planning, organizing and directing the operations of parks and recreation facilities and recreation programs that are assigned by the Parks and Recreation Director.  Operations, in this context, means interfacing with customers, establishing park/facility use schedules, administering permits and contracts, ensuring that revenues are received and accounted for, that payables are processed in a timely manner, that parks are opened and closed at established times and  by working with the Park Maintenance Team to identify and effect required maintenance and repairs.

Serves as Acting Recreation Manager during the absence of or vacancy in that position. 

Hires, trains, coaches and evaluates full-time and part-time staff, as well as program and event volunteers. 

Works with universities, school districts and other agencies/organizations to develop recreation resources and programs.  Serves as the Parks Department liaison to these and other interested community organizations.

Collects statistical information and prepares reports, as directed.  Effectively communicates ideas - both orally and in writing - with community officials, partners, volunteer groups, program participants, and the general public. 

Upon own initiative or under the direction of the Recreation Manager, researches and proposes strategies to improve recreation programs for Spartanburg County citizens.  Promotes increased facility usage and park/program financial viability through integrated marketing, building partnerships with other community agencies and organizations.

Work is performed both inside and outside, depending on services provided and may take place in uncomfortable conditions such as extreme heat or cold, etc. 

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager.  Must be able to understand and follow instructions - both oral and written - to work productively in a team environment and to skillfully use tools and equipment related to assignments, according to instructions. 

Promotes customer and visitor compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. 

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