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Current Employment Opportunities with the City of Meridian:

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, 2020
Salary 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 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.