City of Garland, TX

Summer Camp Counselor

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 5 months ago(1/27/2020 8:19 AM)
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Position Summary

Responsible for instructing, planning and implementing a full program of structured recreational activities appropriate for the age group which are assigned (6-12 years old or 12-18 years old).


Target Hiring Range: $8.57/hr - $10.28/hr

Essential Job Functions

1) Supervise, organize, develop, instruct and inspires activities which meet the physical, mental and emotional needs of children.

2) Enforce and maintain City and Departmental policies as needed.

3) Promote and maintain good public relations and customer service.

4) Able to exercise extreme safety precautions at all time.

5) Work flexible days and hours.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School diploma by end of current school year.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills


Education/ Experience:     


  • Six months to one year experience in a customer service.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:      


  • Knowledge of a variety of recreational activities
  • Knowledge of methods of supervising recreational activities
  • Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR procedures
  • Ability to communicate and organize recreational classes and activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with staff and the public
  • Ability to explain rules and procedures
  • Ability to maintain discipline
  • Ability to prepare and maintain reports as needed
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public relations
  • Skill to issue supplies; operate office equipment, telephones and photocopier


Licenses & Certifications

 Valid State of Texas Class C driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

Bending, stooping, lifting, moving, and carrying on a daily basis, up to but not to exceed one hundred pounds. The position will work both outdoors in various weather conditions and indoors in a climate controlled facility. 20 hour work week.


Customer Service
Personal Organization


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