Wythe County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a full-time Community Recreation Specialist/Program Assistant. This position will be responsible for developing and facilitating community programs primarily based in the eastern and western parts of the county. Examples could include adult fitness, community paint nights, or special senior or children’s events.

Applicants should have experience in parks and recreation, health and fitness, education or program/special event planning. Preferred applicants will have an Associate Degree or higher in Parks & Recreation, leisure studies or related field. In addition to creating community programs in Wythe County they will be assisting with supervision at Rural Retreat Campground and Pool.

The employee must work well with the public and be willing to work weeknights and weekends. Candidates should be positive representatives of the county and be willing to take initiative and constantly work to develop, grow and support new programs to meet specific recreational and health needs of the community.

Compensation commensurate with experience and education with salary scale starting at $29,000 per year plus benefits.

Candidates must fill out and submit a letter of interest, resume, and a Wythe County employment application. A full job description and application may be found HERE. Position will be open until filled, applicant review will begin March 22, 2023.

Please submit application packet to the attention of:
Kevin Williams, Director of Parks and Recreation
340 South Sixth Street,
Wytheville, VA 24382

For any additional questions, please contact Kevin Williams at 276-223-4519 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..