Recreation Leader/Camp Counselor

Job Posted 1/5/2022
City of Fremont Recreation Services
3300 Capitol Ave Building B
Fremont, CA 94538
United States
Category Education
Employee
Part-Time
Industry
Recreation
Pay
$15.25 to $17.91 Per Hour
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Plan, lead, and implement recreational activities for children 4-17 (primarily 5-12) years of age in recreational programs. Supervise program participants in indoors and outdoors settings

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

  • Plan, implement and lead age appropriate activities for children which may include: arts and crafts, dance, drama, games, sports, songleading, storytelling, field trips and special events
  • Assist in setting up and taking down of equipment
  • Supervise program participants indoors and outdoors
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions
  • Assist Camp Director and/or Program Specialist in program development, scheduling special events and activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED

General supervision is provided by the Camp Director and/or Program Specialist and the Recreation Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 15 years of age, 16 preferred
  • Must have special skills in art, sports, science, theater, music and dance
  • Must be able to effectively lead groups and provide an enjoyable experience for young campers
  • Must have good organizational skills and reliably complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive and productive relations with others
  • Must be able to work in changing indoor and outdoor climates
  • Knowledge of recreational principles and practices
  • Paid or volunteer experience in a camp or recreational setting for school age children

REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT

  • 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

SELECTION PROCESS

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.


APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this position, apply online by submitting a completed City application and resume through our on line application system: https://fremont.workbrightats.com/jobs/


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 recjobs@fremont.gov.

THE CITY OF FREMONT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON ANY BASIS.


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

Employer
Anisha Mistry
3300 Capitol Ave Building B
Fremont CA 94538
United States
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