I. Summary: The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Aquatics Manager is responsible for the supervision of the pool, boating program and lifeguard management.
II. Duration The Aquatics manager will assume this role on June 30, 2019 and include one week of pre-camp staff training and 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 7 -August 19, 2019. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 2 additional weekends during the summer: Alumni (July 5-7) and Weekend Stayover (July 19-21). The Aquatics Manager will live on camp as a cabin counselor.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Oversee all the operations of the pool in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan approved by the New York State Department of Health
Conduct swim assessments of campers or staff prior to their participation in any pool activities
Provide leadership for swimming classes
Provide leadership and supervision for staff and campers during swimming programs
Train additional camp staff in appropriate pool monitoring behaviors
Conduct water testing daily, in cooperation with the Pool Operator to monitor water quality and close the pool when water quality is not within the state mandated guidelines
Coordinate daily maintenance of pool including tidying up the pool deck and a monitoring of pool vacuuming schedule
Record and notify Health Director of any injury occurring at pool or waterfront
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Current Lifeguard Management Certificate by American Red Cross
Current Lifeguard Certificate
Current First Aid Responding to Emergencies and CPR for the Professional Rescuer
Current Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Contact Kathy @ email@example.com with any submission questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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