Summer Camp - Site Director
City of Parkland, FL - Parkland, FL

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As Summer Camp Site Director:

This is a temporary position responsible for overseeing a particular site for the Parkland Summer Camp Program. Work is preformed under the general direction of the Parks and Recreation Program Manager.

Functions & Duties:

Essential Functions:
  • Supervise assistant Camp Director in daily reports, attendance, injury reports, behavior situations and parent involvement.
  • Supervise Camp Counselors in planning, organizing and implementation of camp activities.
  • Keeps Parks and Recreation Program Manager apprised of any camp problems concerning staff, participants or the camp activities.
  • Meets with parents of campers if situation warrants.
  • Regularly visits group activities in order to monitor activities and to interact with staff and campers.
  • Provides direction and guidance to the employees working in the camp.
  • Evaluates Assistant Director, Counselors and camp program at the conclusion of the season.
  • Make suggestions and recommendations for improvements for the following season.
  • Fills in wherever there is vacancy in order to ensure the program runs smoothly.

Qualifications & Competencies:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of the theories of youth recreational activities and their application to the community needs.
  • Knowledge of the occupational safety rules and regulations governing playgrounds or other facilities and the necessary precautionary measures.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of personnel involved in the Summer Camp Program.
  • Ability to establish an maintain effective working relationships with employees,officials , participants, and the general public.
  • Ability to express oneself orally and in writing.
Working Conditions:

Working Conditions:

Must be physically able to work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Must posses the ability to speak or signal to convey or exchange information; see, write, read, and access city facilities.

Requirements :
  • Three years of experience in the field of recreation or a related field with two years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must have graduated from an accredited two year college with major coursework in Parks and Recreation, Education or closely related field.
  • Must be of good moral character and provide a positive attitude toward individuals with disabilities
  • Must have worked for the Parkland Kids Camp in the past as either an Assistant Camp Director or a Senior Counselor.
  • Must hold a current CPR/AED certificate and provide a copy of certificate.
  • Must work the entire eight (8) week program.
  • Must attend all Mandatory Camp Training Dates and Camp Open House one week prior to the start of camp. Time off requires prior approval.
  • Must be fingerprinted and pass the background check.
  • Must complete an interview with the Parks and Recreation Program Manager.

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