Camp Counselor & Playground Instructor
City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, MN

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The Camp Counselor & Playground Instructor is a Program Instructor I position. This position assists in the development and organization of the summer programs that promote enjoyment, health and safety of all participants. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:

  • Assists with program facilitation plans and group activities in camp setting.
  • Organizes and facilitates outdoor activities (i.e., camping, canoeing, sailing, fishing).
  • Oversees all activities and ensures a safe, friendly, and enjoyable atmosphere for all participants.
  • While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees may be called upon to perform a variety of duties in their roles with the City.

    Position Requirements

    Education: Must be at least 16 years of age; CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

    Work Experience: Previous experience working with children required; experience developing and implementing programs and activities preferred; experience in budgeting, promotion, and marketing preferred.

    City Expectations

    All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared expectations: Customer Focus, Flexibility, Initiative, Results Orientation, Public Stewardship, and Teamwork.

    Position Specific Expectations

    Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles.

    Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated.

    Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.

    Sound Judgment: Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.

    Pre-employment Process

    The City of Eden Prairie conducts professional reference and criminal history checks for all employees joining the organization. In addition, the following is required for this specific position: drivers check (must have valid Driver’s License and excellent driving record). All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the pre-employment process before their first day of employment.

    Application Deadline: March 8, 2013

    Review Applications: As Received

    Interviews: As Received

    Expected Start Date: June 3, 2013

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