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.
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.
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.
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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