City of Meridian

33 E. Broadway Ave
Meridian , ID
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Outdoor Adventure Camp Director (Temporary Part-Time)

City of Meridian
Meridian, ID Part time
Posted on March 12, 2018

Job Title:                    Outdoor Adventure Camp Director (Temporary Part-Time)

Department:              Parks and Recreation                                                 

Reports To:                Recreation Coordinator         

Open Date:                 March 12, 2018          

Close Date:                 Open Until Filled

Salary Range:            $9.50 – $12.00 per hour, DOE


This position is for the City of Meridian's Outdoor Adventure Camp.  Camp dates are June 11, 2018 - August 3, 2018. Staff training begins the week of June 4, 2018.


Job Summary:    

Responsible for the coordination, implementation and scheduling for the Adventure Camp summer program.

Will work directly with staff to plan, direct, and evaluate a variety of adventure related activities throughout

 the summer for youths 9-14 years of age. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the supervising adventure camp staff;

Plans and coordinates age appropriate activities that relate to the adventure of the week for two different age groups;

Communicates daily with the Recreation Coordinator about accident / incident reports and supply requisitions;

Works with the Recreation Coordinator to plan a comprehensive staff training program for adventure camp staff;

Assists in any first aid or emergency situation;

Participates in all activities with campers and staff;

Writes an end of season report detailing the successes and failures of the camp program, as well as assessing staff performance.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform other related duties as assigned or needed.


Job Specifications:

High school diploma plus two years experience in a summer camp setting or with youth programs, one year supervisory experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work;

Must obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification prior to camp start date;

Must have good public relations skills, and be a good organizer;

Must display an attitude of cooperation and the ability to work well with others and work as a team player;

Ability to act in an emergency;

Ability to communicate with management, co-workers and general public with respect and in a pleasant and courteous manner;

Integrity in the performance of assigned tasks.


Travel Requirements:

Local travel to a variety of locations is required.


Work Environment & Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to temperature changes, and is subject to outside environmental changes; 

Constantly requires clarity of speech and hearing, which permits the employee to communicate effectively;

Constantly requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in a outside environment to accomplish tasks;


Occasionally requires driving a motor vehicle.



This company is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. This law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. The law also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business.


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