2018 Hidden Valley Camp - Aquatics Director - Montour Falls, NY
November 28, 2017
Aquatics Director, New York
I. Summary: The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Aquatics Director is responsible for the supervision of the pool, boating program and lifeguard management. The Aquatics Director is required live on camp as a cabin counselor.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes 1 Specialist week beginning June 25, 2018, 1 week of pre-camp staff training and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 8 -August 17, 2018. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 3 Stay Over weekends during the summer. The Aquatics Director will remain on camp until August 19, 2018 to assist Camp Director and staff in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Develop safety plans for the pool and lake with Camp Director
Develop a lifeguard duty schedule for all activity periods the pool is open
Be on site when pool is open to campers or staff
Work directly with Program Coordinator to plan appropriate lifeguard and counselor staff supervision of pool.
Initiate a strict water safety program in keeping with ARC requirements
Conduct weekly skill drills with lifeguard staff
Check pool chemical levels 2 times daily and maintain records for Department of Health
Record and notify Health Director of any injury occurring at pool or waterfront
Instruct campers in ARC learn to swim program or similar program
Lifeguard during pool operation
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Organize, plan, and lead camp program
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Current Lifeguard Management Certificate by American Red Cross
Current Lifeguard Certificate
Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer
Current Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Association Tmp Camp Manager
No Grade - Annual
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