Employment Opportunities


Current Employment Opportunities with the City of Meridian:


Job Title: Recreation Camp Counselor (Sports Camp) (Part-Time)
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Recreation Coordinator
Open Date: March 7, 2019, Re-Opened June 11, 2019
Close Date: Open Until Filled, First Review June 18, 2019
Salary Range: $9.50 – $12.00 per hour, DOE

Camp will begin June 10, 2019 and concludes August 9, 2019. Staff training begins the week of June 3, 2019.

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 in Sports Camp;

Holds secondary responsibility for program management;

Refers all parent complaints and concerns the Recreation Coordinator;

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 obtain CPR, AED and First Aid Certification prior to camp start date; CPR, AED & First Aid Certification offered as part of staff training;

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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