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Summer Camp Counselor (PT)

Habersham County

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Position: Summer Camp Counselor (PT)                                          Department: Parks & Recreation

Starting Salary: $12.50/hour                                                             FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date: April 27, 2023                                                             Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for ensuring a fun and safe environment while coordinating a variety of activities in the summer camp program by directing and supervising staff and large groups of children ages 5-12.

Major Duties:

  • Responsible for the management and supervision of Camp Twisters including daily camp operations and activities.
  • Manage and supervise camp staff including weekly and daily schedules, timesheets, job performance and issues.
  • Handles medical, safety and severe weather emergencies per the procedures established by Habersham County Gymnastics
  • Plans weekly camp activities.
  • Communicate with parents about information to do with campers and activities.
  • Lead staff in-service training and staff meetings
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of or ability to pass the training course for certification in American Red Cross CPR and Standard First Aid.
  • Possession of or ability to pass the training course for certification in Darkness to Light Stewards of Children.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 301. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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