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News: Summer Job Opportunities

Date Published Author
12/8/2022 12:00:00 AM  Dani Plastini 

Join us for fun in the sun!

It's easy to Apply:

Complete and return to the Rec Office via email, fax, snail mail or placing in the mail box next to the office door (not the one on the road) the  Application
 
What we are looking for in an applicant:
 
Responsible: able to commit to a position for the required dates and times

  • Complete and pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Correspond directly with management via email
  • Flexibility: willing and able to change expectations, schedules, tasks and responsibilities as the season progresses
  • Are willing and available to attend “paid” trainings in June as shown on the “Training Calendar”
  • Demonstrate an excellent work ethic that can be verified by 3 contactable references from teachers, advisors, club leaders, supervisors, coaches (not friends or relatives)
  • Stamina to work in the outdoors or in non-air conditioned areas of the park during the summer
  • Ability to work with a others

Positions 
Position/Requirements Responsibilities
Park Manager, $16.70-$21.50/hour
21 & over and First Aid and CPR certified (or willingness to complete); previous supervisory and/or recreational experience; availability 7 days of the week (to be scheduled fewer); ability to learn quickly, react calmly & effectively, work independently, and take initiative.  Experience supervising, training, and building a team with staff. Customer service experience demonstrating the ability to relate to patrons & plan programming.  Demonstrated balance daily cash; knowledge and capability to market Rec programs to the public; computer literate in all Microsoft applications and registration software.
 
Overseeing all customer service at the beach including: training and supervising staff; overseeing the Ice Cream Shack sales and inventory; overseeing all registrations, beach memberships, beach guests, beach and bath-room cleanliness; and serving on the Rec. Dep’t. Management Team.
 
Gate Attendants, $14.20/hour
16 years and over; cheerful, honest, professional, able to work effectively with the public; math and computer skills; integrity; ability to comprehend and market Rec programs to the public; and availability 7 days of the week (to be scheduled fewer)
 
Greet patrons; handle registrations and Ice Cream Shack sales, and related cash; clean bathrooms and beach, assist with Family Fun Friday Night program.
 
Aquatics Director, $18.60/hour starting wage 
21 and over; three seasons of previous waterfront experience as a lifeguard or aquatics director for camp or children’s program; meet Board of Health certification requirements for First Aid, Waterfront Lifeguard, WSI, ARC Lifeguard Management or Lifeguard Instructor, and CPR; availability 7 days of the week (to be scheduled fewer).
 
Training, scheduling and managing all certified waterfront staff; monitoring water quality and completing all related reports; overseeing all first aid and related reports; serving on the Rec. Dep’t. Management team
 
Assistant Head Guard, Head Guard, Senior Head Guard, $16.95/hour starting wage depending on position
18 to 21 and over; prior  waterfront experience as a lifeguard  for camp or children’s program preferred; meet Board of Health certification requirements for First Aid, Waterfront Lifeguard, WSI, and CPR; ARC Lifeguard Management or Lifeguard Instructor preferred; and
Assisting the Aquatics Director in all facets of the positions; serving in that role when he/she is absent; serving on the Rec. Dep’t. Management team;
 
Water Safety Instructor, $16.45/hour
16 and over; meet Board of Health certification requirements for WSI, First Aid, Waterfront Lifeguard & CPR; availability 7 days of the week (to be scheduled fewer)
Swim testing swimmers and campers; planning, tracking, delivering swim lessons; Coaching swim team
 
Lifeguard, $15.25-$16.40/hour
16 and over prior to June 27th; availability 7 days of the week (to be scheduled fewer); and meet Board of Health certification requirements for First Aid, Waterfront Lifeguard & CPR.
 
Overseeing patron safety on the beach; raking the beach; cleaning bathrooms; emptying garbage; picking up litter; and adhering to relevant protocols
Camp Director, $17.70-$18.20/hour starting wage
21 & over & Bachelor’s Degree preferred; previous administrative or supervisory experience in camp or childcare setting; First Aid & CPR certification; ability to train and manage staff; build a team; develop a program that is safe, engaging, creative, and fun
Serving as the Camp Health Director’s on site Designee; serving on the Rec. Dep’t. Management Team; developing, implementing and supervising camp programs and staff of same. Develop and deliver pre-camp training for all staff; Coordinate Camp Management Team; Ensure Board of Health codes and guidelines, organize and maintain camper files
 
Assistant Camp Director, $16.20-$16.50/hour starting wage
18 & over & Bachelor’s Degree preferred; previous administrative or supervisory experience in camp or childcare setting; ability to manage a budget; fluent in Microsoft Office Suite; First Aid & CPR certification; ability to train and manage staff; build a team; develop a program that is safe, engaging, creative, and fun;
 
Serving as the Camp Health Director’s on site Designee; serving on the Rec. Dep’t. Management Team; interpreting plans; implementing on site programs and coaching and supervising staff.
 
 
Leadership Program Coordinator, $15.00/hour
21 and over & Bachelor’s Degree preferred; previous experience in youth development programs, working with teens and leadership training; previous administrative or supervisory experience in camp or childcare setting; ability to plan, supervise, delegate, and build a team; First Aid and CPR certification preferred;
 
Planning and implementing an engaging, progressive, Leadership Development program for youth entering grades 9-12 that integrates with all camp and summer Rec Dep’t. programs, follow safety guidelines.
 
Specialty Counselors, $14.50-14.70/hour starting wage
16 and over and High School Diploma preferred; demonstrated skill in specialty area; ability to plan and delegate; experience in camp or supervision of children preferred; role model who loves to help kids have safe fun
Planning and implementing a fun, engaging and safe program for children in several specialty areas that could include but is not limited to:    Arts & Crafts, Nature & Science, or Sports
Counselors: $14.20/hour:
Requirements: At least 16 years of age prior to June 26th; role model who loves to help kids have fun; experience in camping or supervision of children preferred; and ability to follow Health Department guidelines
 
Develop trust and comfort within a group of campers overseeing their fun, safety, and discipline; planning and conducting their activities