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  • Part time Recreation Leader

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    Former Employee - Recreation Leader
    Former Employee - Recreation Leader
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    I worked at City of Raleigh (More than a year)


    At my site the manager was pretty flexible with scheduling so you could always get off when you wanted (unpaid, of course). Sometimes it's fun to work there. You get to spend lots of time outside. Sometimes there's a lot of downtime so there's time to do homework or whatever.


    Low pay and it's hard to get a lot of hours. Parks close at different times throughout the year so the hours you get aren't consistent.

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    Recreation Leader Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview


    It was nothing out of the ordinary. I applied directly to the park, they asked me to come in for an interview. We had the interview portion and also the director showed me around the park. I was offered the job maybe a week later.

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    • They gave me a list of all sorts of naturalist skills etc. that I had to rate myself on. They did say something to the effect of 'this isn't a test, we don't expect anyone to have all of these skills'.   Answer Question
    • They have natural objects and you choose one and are asked to respond as if a child has brought you that object.   Answer Question

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Best Places to Work for Commuters , National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Headquarters Raleigh, NC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1792
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The City of Raleigh offers the culture of a city with the character of a small town; North Carolina's capital, it enjoys a variety of arts, as well as parks and historic sites. The city joins with Durham and Chapel Hill to form Research Triangle Park, the largest hub for research and economic development in the US. City council, comprising seven members and a mayor (elected for two-year terms), sets policy and enacts ordinances for its 1.6 million residents. The City of Raleigh, whose operations are directed by a city manager, has an annual budget of nearly ... More

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