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: February 19, 2021 Close Date: Open Until FilledSalary Range: $9.50 – $12.00 per hour, DOEStaff training will be the week of June 7 – June 11. Camp will run from June 14 – August 6. Job will consist of 20-25 hours a week.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 RequirementsLocal 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.