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Summer Lead Camp Counselor

City of Milton

Listing Summary

The City of Milton is looking for a highly qualified individual to serve as the Lead Counselor of the Milton Summer Camp.

The role of the Lead Counselor is to manage the Summer Camp counselors and to execute, with authority, the Camp Manager’s lesson plan for the day/week.  The Lead Counselor strives to provide each participant with high quality recreational experiences that will be beneficial throughout their lives, as well as provide fun in a safe atmosphere, conducive to the growth of each child.

The Lead Counselor is a seasonal position (35–40 hours per week from the end of May through the end of July) that oversees the day-to-day operations of summer camp and provides leadership to all camp counselors.

The Lead Counselor reports to the Camp Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direct oversight for all aspects of camp
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and facilitating all staff meetings
  • Plan and organize weekly activities with the Camp Manager ensuring that all camp hours are covered
  • Assist in creating weekly newsletters for participant’s parents
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures stated in the City of Milton handbook
  • Responsible for ensuring that staff adheres to all rules, policies and procedures established for the safety and security of the participants
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport with all parents, children, and staff
  • Greet parents as they drop-of and pick-up their children
  • Inform parents of any reportable conduct or accidents that have occurred during camp. Assist in collecting and maintaining records for any completed discipline, incident, or accident reports
  • Handling parent concerns or behavior problems when the Manager is unavailable
  • Responsible for learning all pertinent information for each child (allergies, special needs, etc.)
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and facilitating inventory as well as daily cleaning
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Summer Camp Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

Sixteen (16) years of age or High school diploma and 1–2 years of previous camp experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess or acquire the following certifications: Standard First Aid and CPR/AED (American Heart Association or American Red Cross). Certification classes will be provided by the City of Milton prior to camp.  Certifications must be valid through the employment period. Must have a valid Georgia Driver's License. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening required.


$15.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Please provide a letter of interest and resume to To learn more about working with the City of Milton, visit

TEAM MILTON is committed to an environment that nurtures understanding across differences, training, mentoring and provides a workplace where all staff feel welcome and valued. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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