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Job Title: Outdoor Adventure Camp Director (Temporary Part-Time)Department: Parks and Recreation Reports To: Recreation Coordinator Open Date: January 15, 2020 Close Date: Open Until Filled, First Review: February 3, 2020Salary Range: $10.00 – $13.00 per hour, DOE 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; CPR, AED & First Aid Certification offered as part of staff training;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 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.