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Part Time Camp Counselor

City of Smyrna

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018

End Date: May. 19, 2018

DEPARTMENT   Parks                    
$10.00 per hour
Posting Date: January 19, 2018                              
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Camp Director, this position is to monitor and lead children through the day-to-day operation of camp, including set up and clean-up of equipment and supplies for camp activities. Candidates must be effective communicators with children and adults with the ability to transition groups of children effectively.
Essential Job Duties
  • Performs duties associated with summer camp including supervising assigned campers, preventing accidents by enforcing camp policies and rules, and communicating policies and rules to campers.  
  • Leads and instructs games, crafts, and activities appropriate to assigned group of campers and as directed by supervisor; participates in planning and implementing activities as directed by supervisor.
  • Assists in coordinating the logistical set-up and clean-up of camp.
  • Handles medical and safety emergencies per the procedures noted in the camp staff manual and during in-service training; completes reports including accident/incident reports as needed.
  • Participates in in-service training as required; participates in weekly staff meetings.
  • Organizes and maintains all equipment and supplies; performs regular visual inspections of camp equipment; notifies supervisor of defective equipment.
  • Recommends and participates in parent conferences when necessary and maintains positive relationships with parents, campers, and staff.
  • Performs related work as required.
Minimum Requirements of Position
  • Minimum 16 years of age.
  • Previous experience in a camp environment preferred.  
  • Must possess or acquire the following certifications: Standard First Aid and CPR/AED (American Heart Association or American Red Cross). City of Smyrna will provide First Aid and CPR/AED training to selected applicants. Certifications must be valid through employment period.
  • Must be available all weeks of camp, training and post-camp.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
Application Information
Applications must be submitted Online at:  www.smyrnacity.com
* * * * The City of Smyrna is an Equal Opportunity Employer * * * *