Challenge Course Facilitator

Company: Town of Cary North Carolina

Job Description


Bond Park is seeking energetic individuals who are at least 18 years of age and interested in facilitating low and high-element ropes course programs at the new Bond Park Challenge Course. This position will serve as a Rope Course Facilitator. Facilitators can expect to work outside during all types of weather and with people of all ages and abilities including and not limited to school groups, sports teams, community organizations such as scouts, non- profit groups, and employees from corporate employers.

This non-benefited position is open for Seasonal Full-time and Temporary Part-Time employment. We are seeking seasonal Facilitators to work up to 40 hours a week from June –August, but not to exceed 5 months and 29 days and part-time, year-round Facilitators to work up to 20 hours a week, with a maximum of  999 hours per year.  

Applicants should be able to work weekdays, or weekends from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with some occasional evenings 

Typical Tasks
  • Provides safe, high-quality, interactive facilitation of Bond Park Challenge Course facilities (Leap of Faith, Giant Swing, High Adventure Course, and Low Teambuilding Course).  
  • Engages in customer service by communicating with participants, group leaders, organizations, and community members.
  • Works with managerial staff to ensure program programs are safe, adequately equipped, well maintained, and attractive. 
  • Lifts and carries up to 25 lbs on a regular, recurring basis; and as much as 50 lbs occasionally, such as ropes, harnesses, and related equipment and supplies. 
  • Climbs to heights of 45 ft. and balance on cables and swing on ropes. 
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of challenge course programs and operations; knowledge of equipment and supplies required for challenge course operations; strong customer service skills; listening, speaking, reading and writing skills; good communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to be taught and trained a variety of task and techniques; ability to tie a variety of knots, belay, put on harnesses and safety gear; ability to talk and engage with others.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

Requires High School Diploma or equivalent.
Prefers experience in facilitation at an experiential challenge course program.
Requires background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.

How to Apply

To apply please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/townofcary/jobs
Posted on: March 3, 2023
Job Starting Date:
May 26, 2024
Application Closing Date:
May 26, 2024
Job Salary Range:
14.00 to 19.00
Preferred/Required Degree Level: High School/GED
Region(s): Southeast US