Job Title: Recreation Leader I– Seasonal Position
Reports to: Camp Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Revised: December 19, 2019
Pay Rate: Pay range starts at $13.00 per hour
The Recreation Leader I will be assigned a variable schedule that will typically require 4-6 hours per day between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, but schedules and hours will vary based on camp enrollment. Position will start on April 1, 2020 and end August 14, 2020. All Camp staff must be available to start work on the first day of camp and have obtained a Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate prior to the start of camp.
Applications will be accepted through March 5, 2020. All applicants must be available to participate in an in-person interview in March 2020.
Job Summary: Responsible for the direct supervision of a group of 5-12 year old children in a summer day camp program. Under the direction of the Camp Director, supervises assigned camp participants and assists with the planning, organizing, implementing, leading and monitoring of Summer Camp activities to provide quality recreational camp experiences for the children enrolled.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Physical Job Description:
Typical Working Conditions: Indoor and outdoor recreational facilities; frequent public contact; exposure to sun, heat and inclement weather; frequent travel for field trips. Schedule may vary.
Equipment Used: Telephone, equipment cart, arts and crafts supplies, and sports equipment.
Essential Physical Tasks: Frequently participates in strenuous physical activities, such as hiking, sports and other related camp activities, in outdoor and indoor locations. Frequent monitoring of children requiring the ability to detect and respond to emergency situations and provide CPR or First Aid as required. Must lift or carry lunchbox containers. Must push or pull the equipment cart.
Physical Demands: Frequently required to lift or carry up to 10 pounds. Occasionally required to lift or carry up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to push or pull up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to walk, run, stand for long periods of time, reach, kneel, squat, sit, and bend while monitoring children and participating in camp activities. Hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person and over the phone. Vision adequate to monitor children and read fine print. Manual dexterity to grasp and hold objects, use fine manipulation, write, and operate telephone.
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