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Employment at Historic Oak View County Park

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Sara E. Drumheller

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Parks, Recreation and Open Space

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Historic Oak View County Park is a 19th-century farmstead, including a historic farmhouse (c. 1855) and a number of historic outbuildings: Plank Kitchen (c. 1825) and the Livestock Barn, Cotton Gin House, and Carriage House (all c. 1900), and a more modern Farm History Center, which is used to welcome visitors to the site. Oak View's mission to interpret North Carolina's agricultural heritage is carried out through a variety of educational programs, special events and exhibitions, as well as two interactive areas for children, a livestock program (goats), herb garden, and pecan and fruit orchards.


Part-time job available! 

Park Aide – Operations (1 position vacant)
Park Aide-Operation (PA-Ops) employees work a maximum of 20 hours/week and usually work one weekend per month (but sometimes two weekends per month in months with large special events that require all staff). All PA-Ops involved with general site maintenance, basic carpentry, grounds and gardens maintenance, livestock care, and customer service. Hiring Range is $8.19–$10/hour, commensurate with educational background and job-related experience.
For more information, please see the full job description. Position posted on 2/08/16; open until filled.
To apply, please send a resume and application to Matt Southern, Assistant Park Manager – Operations, at
Please note: Background checks are required before employment can begin.

Wake County Government is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.



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Created at 7/3/2012 1:05 PM by Sara E. Drumheller
Last modified at 2/8/2016 1:44 PM by Joshua M. Ingersoll





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