City of Meridian

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Meridian , ID
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Recreation Camp Counselor (Sports Camp) (Part-Time)

City of Meridian
Meridian, ID Part time
Posted on March 13, 2018

Job Title:                    Recreation Camp Counselor (Sports Camp) (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:    

Assists in the supervision of youths in the Sports Camp.  Performs a variety of tasks including the coaching,

teaching, and leading of various sports games and scrimmages.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Works directly with children each day during all scheduled sports activities;

Responsible for implementing daily activities that coordinate with weekly sport;

Responsible for proper documentation pertaining to each child including sign in and out sheets;

Responsible for all disciplinary actions taken at the program site within an assigned age group;

Works as a team with other Recreation Camp Counselors and Sports Camp Director;

Holds secondary responsibility for program management;

Refers all parent complaints and concerns the Sports Camp Director;

Uphold all of the City ordinances, policies and procedures set forth by the City of Meridian;

Ensures and promotes safety for children in varying environments of the program.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform other related duties as assigned or needed.


Job Specifications:

High school diploma plus one year experience in a summer camp setting or with youth programs, or any

equivalent combination of experience, education, and training, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work;

Must have a general knowledge of several sports; including but not limited to: baseball / softball, basketball, football, and soccer;

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, 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.

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