Canton Township
  • CLS - Recreation Services
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $10.00 / hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits


The following at-will job posting will remain open until all positions are filled

 

JUNIOR DAYCAMP COUNSELOR (SEASONAL)

Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

This position is responsible for leading and supervising activities for Leisure Services recreation programs.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Present a professional image, in person and by telephone
  • Responsible for the detection and reporting of property and equipment defects
  • Ensure safety rules, policies, regulations, and procedures are followed by public and employees
  • Responsible for enforcement of departmental rules and regulations, operating procedures, and policies
  • Assist in the planning, supervision, and coordination of participants and activities assigned
  • Assist in coordination of set up, tear down and clean up of programs and events
  • Responsible for facility and equipment appearance and cleanliness
  • Supervise and monitor participants at a variety of recreation areas
  • Perform other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS - KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum age of 16 years old
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public tactfully and courteously
  • Ability to demonstrate techniques and skills associated with assigned programs and activities
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours scheduled based on availability, division requirements and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting, and staff availability
  • Knowledge of the facilities, equipment, and supplies required by the assigned area
  • Prior experience working with youth of varying ages preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Frequently
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Frequently
  • Climb - Occasionally
  • Crawl - Occasionally
  • Squat/Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Frequently

Lift/Carry

  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

Push/Pull

  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

Reports To: Program Supervisor or Enrichment Coordinator

Job Description Updated: February 17, 2016

Posting Information: Junior Daycamp Counselor (Seasonal)

  • Required Days of Availability: Monday through Friday with occasional weekends.
  • Required Hours of Availability: 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. with occasional evenings. 
  • This is a seasonal job opportunity. A seasonal position may be scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week for a limited duration of time (no more than 6 calendar months) on an at-will basis. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on workload and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as seasonal employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of the disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants.  A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
  • Create an account to apply online or pick up a paper application in the Human Resources Department.
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