Camp Director

Job Posted 2/9/2022
City of Fremont Recreation Services
3300 Capitol Ave Building B
Fremont, CA 94538
United States
Category Education
$17.54 to $22.99 Per Hour
Job Description


The Camp Director is primarily responsible for general and/or specialty camps. The Camp Director is responsible for all aspects of camp planning and implementation of camp programming.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (This is a general description of duties and is not all-inclusive):

  • Plan and implement daily and weekly activities
  • Develop, schedule and supervise part-time staff and "Counselors in Training"
  • Handling parent and community inquiries
  • Conducting weekly staff meetings
  • Requisite and purchase supplies
  • Preparing flyers and calendars
  • Transport supplies to various locations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


General supervision is provided by a coordinator or Recreation Supervisor.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age and one year experience in a recreation related field (or equivalent) or two years working experience as a leader in a recreation program or similar work experience (one year equals two full summers of program); preferable with school age children
  • Possession of Class "C" California Driver's License and a good driving record (3 year, no points) from DMV
  • Must have experience planning camp activities for school age children in a variety of settings (after school, child care and classroom experience may be substituted)
  • Must have strong organizational skills and work independently and reliably complete tasks
  • Must be able to work in changing climates (indoors and outdoors)
  • Must be physical ability to load/unload, and carry bundles of supplies up to 25 lbs.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

· Ability to requisition supplies and/or purchasing program supplies within City guidelines

  • Must be able to establish and maintain productive relations and positive attitudes with coworkers to provide a positive experience for children and provide feedback for parents


  • Must be able to handle sensitive and/or stressful situations or information with tact, discretion and significant awareness of confidentiality
  • Must effectively communicate with adults and children from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Willingness to comply with suspected child abuse reporting (11166.5 PC)
  • Employees are required to be certified in Adult/Child CPR & First Aid from American Red Cross, American Heart Association or supervisor approved equivalent. Employees must be certified within 30 days of hire date or prior to the first day of work, whichever occurs earlier.
  • Fingerprinting and TB test are required
  • Must submit verification of legal right to work in the United States as a condition of employment


Qualified application will be evaluated on the basis of related experience and quality of presentation.

The most highly qualified applicants will be invited to an oral interview. Applicant evaluations may include a written and physical test. Satisfactory candidates will be placed on an eligibility list. Placements are anticipated immediately after the list is established. Some placements may be assigned to emphasize public education as the City's needs require.

Vaccination Status: The City of Fremont requires new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 absent an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. All new hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources upon final job offer. If an individual is in the process of being vaccinated, their start date may be adjusted to a future date after they have been fully vaccinated. In general, an individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. Individuals receiving conditional offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this mandate will have their offer of employment rescinded.

This mandate allows for medical or religious exemptions. Individuals may submit requests for a reasonable accommodation based on medical condition or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

Some positions may require a health evaluation.


To be considered for this position, apply online by submitting a completed City application and resume through our on line application system:

Reasonable Accommodation: The Recreation Services Division will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise us of any special needs a minimum of 5 days in advance of the selection process by calling (510) 494-4347 or emailing



The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.


3300 Capitol Ave Building B
Fremont CA 94538
United States