Aquatic Day Camp Director (Recreation Leader Specialist Vii-N/C)

Port Of Long Beach Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 2 months ago

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas.

The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is seeking qualified candidates interested in applying for two (2) Aquatics Day Camp Director positions assigned to the Belmont Junior Aquatics Camp at Belmont Plaza Temporary Pool, Bayshore Marine Biology Camp at Bayshore Playground, and Bayclub Teen Camp at Leeway Sailing Center.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Work closely with the Aquatics Supervisor to plan and implement aquatics day camp programming;
  • Assist the Aquatics Supervisor with ongoing staff training and annual in-service training;
  • Supervise staff and aquatics day camp participants;
  • Instruct a variety of swimming classes for camp participants and complete swim lesson evaluations;
  • Monitor and maintain accurate registration and attendance records;
  • Collect excursion fees and submit corresponding reports;
  • Maintain equipment and supplies;
  • Act as lead staff in emergency and rescue situations;
  • Drive to offsite meetings and/or trainings;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Four years of experience working in aquatics or a related field, including one year of experience acting as lead staff in an aquatics program (an equivalent amount of education in a related area may substitute for up to one year);
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, and Water Safety Instructor certification is required;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word is required;
  • Proficiency in the use of the ActiveNet registration program is desirable.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment;
  • Experience working with children and youth with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds is desirable.

This position is temporary and scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. From June through August, the successful candidate may work up to 40 hours per week. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

All candidates must submit a complete application, including a letter of interest and resume, no later than 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2019. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process.

The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.

For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.


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Aquatic Day Camp Director (Recreation Leader Specialist Vii-N/C)

Port Of Long Beach