Outdoor Adventure Camp Director (Temporary Part-Time)City of Meridian
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.
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.
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.
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.