Program Specialist-Waterfront Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-655688
    • Job Location: Hartland , WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: May 20, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Seasonal
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Job Description:

Job Summary:

 

To further the mission of the camp through the planning and delivery of activities at the camp’s waterfront and pool that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities. Provide management to the physical operation of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment. Provide leadership to seasonal Program Specialists.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun outcomes-based waterfront program. Write lesson plans that meet camp outcomes. Evaluates aquatics abilities of campers & staff. Deliver creative swim and watercraft program activities.
  • Train and supervise waterfront staff. Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training. Assist with training the waterfront and counseling staff in their waterfront responsibilities. Supervise waterfront staff to provide a safe and high quality program. Supervise the waterfront staff evaluation process. Assist with supervision of other aquatic staff.
  • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area. Set up waterfront area prior to and during staff training. Teach and monitor proper use of equipment. Conduct initial and end of season inventory, and store equipment for safety.
  • Check equipment and request repairs. Conduct daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair. Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
  • Survey waterfront area daily, and keep the area free of hazards and debris.

 

Experience and Skills

 

Education Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma.
  • Some college preferred.

 

 

 

 

Experience Requirements:

 

  • Minimum age 18
  • 1 year of experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • 1 year of experience lifeguarding or supervising youth in an aquatic area

 

 

Skills:

 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications; Life Guard Certification

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age & skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
  • Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of campers.

 

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 




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