Conservation Camp Counselor (Interim)

Commonwealth of Kentucky - Marshall, KY3.3

Temporary$7.70 - $10.00 an hour
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Advertisement Closes 6/15/2019 (7:00 PM EST)
19-000000323 Conservation Camp Counselor (Interim)
Pay Grade05Salary$7.66 to $10.15 Hourly
Employment Type EXECUTIVE BRANCH | LESS THAN 9 MONTHS MAXIMUM INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK
Hiring Agency Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet | Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources
Location KDFWR 295 Camp Currie Road Benton KY 42025 USA
Description Are you someone who loves the outdoors, is adventurous and thrives on doing something different every day? Being a camp counselor gives you an opportunity to make a difference in young children’s lives as well as gives you an experience of a lifetime!

This is an Interim position. An Interim position means a position established to address a one-time or recurring need of less than nine (9) months duration and exempt from the classified service under KRS 18A.115.

This is an application for the following Interim Positions at KDFWR’s Summer Conservation Camps.
Camp Counselor
Camp Counselor Supervisor
Conservation Educator
Cook
Maintenance Worker
Office Support Assistant
We are looking for responsible, positive, and adventurous individuals would like to join our team this summer to provide a safe and memorable experience for our campers. Our summer camp is held June 3 to August 2, however we will need our camp counselors to start 2 weeks before to prepare and train for the summer season.

We are looking for someone who will be available for the entire summer.

Duties include:
Plan and oversee camper activities.
Guide and teach a range of outdoor activities (hiking, swimming, boating, etc.).
Ensure camper safety and monitor their activities.
Set up and ensure recreation equipment is secure and stored properly.
Supervise campers during meals.
Instruct campers in daily routines and cleanup tasks.
Follow safety and emergency procedures and guidelines.
Work one-on-one with campers
You will also collaborate with other counselors, create recreational plans and activities, and lead campers in fun-filled projects.
Applicants should be patient, fun-loving and confident in their ability to motivate and assist campers in learning new skills
Minimum Requirements EDUCATION: High school graduate.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess current certification in one of the following areas: Red Cross Water Safety Instructor; Red Cross Life Guard; Red Cross Life Guard Instructor; Red Cross Basic Life Saving; Red Cross Small Craft Instructor; Red Cross Standard First Aid; Red Cross Small Craft Safety; American Heart Association CPR; Red Cross CPR; Hunter Education Certificate; Hunter Education Instructor; NRA Instructor Certification; Bowhunter Education Instructor Certificate; Boater Education Certificate; or Basic Archery Instructor Training Certificate. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Working Condition Works in a conservation summer camp for young people. Duties are performed in a rustic setting and most of the time are spent outside. May be called upon to work with young people attending the camp during the evening hours.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Bill Fannin at bill.fannin@ky.gov or 270.314.7614
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D