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Summer Day Camp Counselor

City of Duluth

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018

End Date: Apr. 19, 2018


Job Announcement


(Summer Seasonal, Part-Time, no fringe benefits)

The City of Duluth, Georgia (pop. 27,000) is accepting applications for the positions of SUMMER DAY CAMP COUNSELORS for the Parks & Recreation Department.

These positions are responsible for planning and implementing recreational activities and providing supervision for assigned participants during the Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp for children (age 4-12). These positions will generally work 25-30 hours per week and have an expected pay range of approximately $8.00 to $12.00 depending on assignment and qualifications (education, training, experience, and skills.) Hourly wages will be paid for all working time, as well as required orientation, training, and meetings held before, during, and after camps. Including pre-camp orientation and training, and post-camp cleanup, the period of employment is planned be May 16 – August 3, 2018. This date range is not a guarantee of employment for the entire time period, and any period of employment is governed by the "at-will" concept.

Qualifications & Requirements:

A High School diploma, state-issued GED, or equivalent is required, unless the applicant is still in High School. Employees under 16 years of age must have a work permit from their school. A background investigation and drug screening test is required prior to employment. Previous work experience in summer day camp or other recreational programs is preferred. Must be able to work under close supervision, and work with others involved in the coordination of job duties. Counselors should have enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience, creativity, flexibility, organizational skills, and self-control. They should also be able to communicate clearly and effectively. They must occasionally lift, carry, bend, twist, and climb as they set-up, clean up equipment and facilities and while participating in recreational activities. They must establish and maintain effective working relationships with camp participants and their parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.

To Apply: Submit a fully completed General Job Application with all documents listed on page 1 of the application. All related job application materials are available on-line at www.duluthga.net/jobs. Completed applications and required documents may be delivered, mailed, or submitted electronically to:

Human Resources Department submit electronically to: jschwartz@duluthga.net

City of Duluth

3167 Main Street

Duluth, GA 30096-3263

Posting Date: January 18, 2018

Closing Date: Open until filled, may closed at any time without notice

Contact: Kathy Marelle, Director, 770-814-6981 or kmarelle@duluthga.net, Jason Rogers, Assistant Director of Recreation, 770-497-5302 or jrogers@duluthga.net with any questions about the job.

Contact Jocelyn Schwartz, Human Resources, 770-497-5287 or jschwartz@duluthga.net any questions about the job application process.

The City of Duluth does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, or any other class or status protected by law.

The City of Duluth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.