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PTS Camp Asst Dir & Director-Summer Camp

Description/Duties & Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions
Camp Clarita is a summer day camp program that serves an average of 575 campers per week who participate in various activities including swimming, field trips, games, crafts, and more! Approximately 12 part-time/seasonal leadership employees are hired each summer to plan and lead this program. Below, please find the available positions.
ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR ? $13.91 - $14.76 per hour
Under supervision of the Recreation Coordinator and Camp Director, this position will work directly with the Camp Clarita program (Ranger, Explorer, and Voyager Camp). This position may work up to 40 hours per week during the summer months; Monday-Friday.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Organize, plan, and work directly with the Recreation Supervisor, Coordinator, and/or Camp Director.
Assist in organization, set-up, and clean-up of facility.
Organize, prioritize and follow up on assignments.
Greet customers and answer inquiries regarding programs.
Interact with participants and visitors in person and via phone.
Maintain various forms, logs, and reports.
Work with staff to effectively provide quality recreation programs.
Attend meetings and training sessions.
Report incidents and accidents and complete reports.
Follow and enforce City policies as they relate to the health, behavior, and safety of others.
Ability to assist in the leadership of others, give clear directions, and work independently.
Open or close facility.
Track, inventory, and organize supplies.
Organize, plan, and work with other program areas, as requested.
Effectively address issues and concerns with patrons as they arise.
Assist with training Recreation Leader I's, Camp Counselors, and Counselors in Training.
Perform first aid and respond to emergencies.
Supervise and lead children.
Oversight, planning, and implementation of program.
Communicate with other City divisions/departments.
Knowledge of assigned program area.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as a role model by displaying positive and courteous behaviors that campers and staff will admire and
want to emulate
Track program participation.
Maintain staff/child ratio.
Administer medication.
Ability to swim.
Acts as site director in their absence.
Other duties, as directed by Recreation Supervisor, Coordinator, and/or Camp Director.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience: High school diploma, GED or equivalent; completion of at least one (1) year of college highly desired; at least one (1) year experience in youth programming; and leadership experience a plus.
Certificates and Licenses: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license.
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CAMP DIRECTOR ? $16.48 - $17.49 per hour
Under supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, this position will work directly with the Camp Clarita program. This position may work up to 40 hours per week during the summer; Monday-Friday.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Organize, plan, and work directly with the Recreation Supervisor and/or Coordinator.
Assist in organization, set-up, and clean-up of facility.
Organize, prioritize and follow up on assignments.
Greet customers and answer inquiries regarding programs.
Interact with participants and visitors in person, via e-mail, and phone.
Maintain various forms, logs, and reports.
Work with staff to effectively provide quality recreation programs.
Attend meetings and training sessions.
Report incidents and accidents and complete reports.
Follow and enforce City policies as they relate to the health, behavior, and safety of others.
Ability to lead others, give clear directions, and work independently.
Open or close facility.
Track, inventory, and organize supplies.
Order supplies.
Organize, plan, and work with other program areas, as requested.
Effectively address issues and concerns with patrons as they arise.
Assist with training Recreation Leader II's, I's, Camp Counselors, and Counselors in Training.
Evaluate and make recommendations for program changes or enhancements.
Conduct routine staff meetings.
Perform first aid and respond to emergencies.
Supervise and lead children.
Scheduling and monitoring staff calendars, issues, and concerns.
Oversight, planning, and implementation of program.
Communicate with other City divisions/departments.
Knowledge of assigned program area.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as a role model by displaying positive and courteous behaviors that campers and staff will admire and want to emulate
Track program participation.
Shop for and purchase supplies within set budget.
Maintain staff/child ratio.
Administer medication.
Ability to swim.
Other duties, as directed by Recreation Supervisor and/or Coordinator.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience: High school diploma, GED or equivalent; completion of two (2) years of college, Associates or Bachelor's Degree highly desirable; at least two (2) years' experience in youth programming; and one (1) year leadership experience.
Certificates and Licenses: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license.
Knowledge and Abilities:KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES FOR ALL POSITIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Certificates and Licenses: Possession of, or ability to obtain by June 7, 2018, Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid. A Red Cross CPR/AED/FA course will be offered Tuesday, June 5 from 12:00 ? 4:00 p.m. Staff may elect to participate in this training at a cost of $28 for the certification.
Language Ability: Ability to communicate effectively, tactfully, and positively, both orally and in writing.
Professional Skills: Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks in an effective and timely manner, for self and others; creative problem solver, quick learner, and team player.
Physical Ability: Ability to work flexible hours, including nights; ability to lift, drag, and push files, paper, and equipment weighing 25 pounds or more, is required occasionally.
Additional Information:APPLICATION PROCESS
An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position. All employment information must be provided on the application.
Providing a resume is not a substitute for completing this section of the application. Applications left incomplete or with a reference to attachments may be rejected.
IMPORTANT DATES:
Interview: Interviews will be scheduled between March ? May and will encompass an oral interview in person or through Skype if candidates are out of the area.
Staff Training: If selected for employment, leadership training is scheduled for May 30 ? 31, 2018 and all staff training is scheduled for June 4-7, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
All offers of employment with the City of Santa Clarita are made contingent upon receipt of proof of legal right to work in the United States and successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical which may include a drug screen and Physical Abilities Test, negative TB test on file, and Department of Justice fingerprinting. Criminal offender information will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The City uses the E-Verify program to electronically confirm work authorization of newly hired employees.
In compliance with the California law, positions working with children are required to be mandated child abuse reporters. A mandated reporter is an individual who is obligated by law to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.
Part-time, temporary, and seasonal (PTS) workers are at-will. Generally PTS employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours.
In addition, PTS employees may be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull-Notice Program. This program authorizes the City to receive a driver record report upon enrollment and during employment.
For more information and to apply online, please visit www.santa-clarita.com.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON-GOING UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED
The City of Santa Clarita is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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