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Day Camp Directors - City of Kirkland ( Job # 18-0018)

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Minimum Salary: $13.67 per hour
Maximum Salary: $18.10 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary

Supervise children in a variety of summer day camp activities. There will be two day camp programs at different locations.

JUNIOR CAMP - This camp will cater to the younger campers, ages 5 through 8. It will host up to 20 campers each week and will be held at the North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Ave NE (across the street from the ever popular “train park”). A lot of time will be spent outdoors (weather permitting) playing games, enjoying the park, arts and crafts, singing camp songs, weekly local field trips and just plain old camp fun!

PETER KIRK CAMP - Our legendary day camp will return again this summer at Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave. This camp will host up to 50 campers each week and will cater to children between 7 and 11 years old. We will spend a lot of time outdoors (weather permitting) playing games, swimming, going on walks, arts and crafts, singing camp songs, weekly field trips and just about anything fun we can think up!


Special Note

Candidates are encouraged to apply at the earliest possible date as screening, interviewing, and hiring decisions will be made throughout the recruitment period, until such time as all vacancies are filled.

Please consider joining our team! It’s a great way to meet new friends, spend some time in the summer sun, and best of all, you get paid to play and have fun! Day Camp Positions are available from mid June through August.  Duties of both camps are to supervise and guide children in a variety of day camp activities.

 

Hours of Work

Peter Kirk and Junior Day camp operates June 25th – August 31st, Monday through Friday. Training dates will be June 21st-22nd. During camp sessions attendance is extremely necessary for all staff positions. Day camp staff are seasonal positions that support a mandatory staff to camper ratio. There is very little opportunity for scheduled days off other than Saturdays and Sundays.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum one year supervisory experience.
  • Possess or obtain a current first aid/CPR certification prior to start date.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Successful completion of a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
Preferred Qualifications

One year's previous experience working with children.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Performs work in indoor and outdoor settings including multipurpose rooms, parks, playgrounds, beaches, the pool, and commercial recreation sites. Exposure to extended periods of direct sunlight and/or cool and damp weather is possible.

Selection Process

Applicants whose qualifications most closely match our requirements and are selected to move forward in the process will be notified by phone or email.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.



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Location
Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA