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Job Title: Summer Camp Director
Department: Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Location: Various locations
Job Code: 17-00506
Application Deadline: 2018-05-05
Minimum Education: None Required
Minimum Experience:
Salary: 10.50-12.50
Date Posted: 2018-03-02
Last Updated: 2018-03-02
Contact Name: Shelly Strickland
Contact Method: By Email
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Seasonal Summer Camp Director

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: See Position Description

OPENING DATE: 12/13/17

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Mandatory Training: May 29 – June 1, 2018

Camp runs June 4, 2018 - July 27, 2018


Salary: $10.50 - $12.50 Hourly (Based on Experience)

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Operations maintains and operates the county\\\'s award-winning park system and provides high quality parks and recreation facilities, innovative programs, and quality services to meet the broad-based needs of Gwinnett\\\'s diverse population, fostering a sense of community, creating a safe and secure environment, and enhancing Gwinnett\\\'s quality of life.

This position orients, monitors and leads children and counselors through the day-to-day operation of camp, including set up and clean-up of equipment and supplies for camp activities. Candidates must be effective communicators with children and adults with the ability to transition groups of children effectively.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Previous experience working in a day camp setting or teaching children
•College level course work in elementary or secondary education is required
•CPR and First Aid certification is required prior to the first day of camp
•Must be able to swim
•Must have supervisory experience
•Effective communicator with children and adults
•Experience or formal education of techniques employed in working with special needs specifically behaviorally challenged populations preferred.

Incumbents will be responsible for:
•Developing and implementing lesson plans
•Orienting, monitoring and leading children in various activities
•Leading children and counselors through the day-to-day operation of camp, including set up and clean-up of equipment and supplies for camp activities
•Supervising and leading various activities, games and crafts for campers
•Enforcing rules and regulations
•Monitoring camp staff work hours and completing and submitting time sheets. Monitors attendance
•Providing first aid treatment as necessary
•Ensuring all attendance and camp records are completed
•Supervising camp staff, interaction with parents and paperwork completion, including weekly reports
•Participating in staff and program evaluation
•Reporting and appropriately dealing with discipline problems, accidents, and other incidents
•Communicating all issues and concerns with Program Supervisor

Physical Requirements:

The work involves direct involvement with day camp participants which typically requires bending, crouching, stooping, standing for long periods of time, considerable walking and may require intermittent lifting of objects of a minimum of 25 pounds. The work is performed indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather. Must be able to work the entire summer season. Must be able to swim.