Job Opportunity: Science Camp / Day Camp Counselor / Seasonal Day Laborer – City of Everett Parks Department

City of Everett LogoThe City of Everett Parks Department is accepting applications for seasonal Summer Science Day Camp Counselors. This employment is temporary and will not exceed four months in duration.  A work permit fee of $8.00 per pay period is required by AFSCME Local No. 113.  These positions are not provided with City of Everett benefits.

NATURE OF WORK
Science Summer Camp is a day camp program for youth ages 10 – 13. This position is responsible for teaching basic science principals that are age and curriculum appropriate and leading fun, interactive games and activities. One week of camp is based on water and is located at Langus Park, while the other week of camp is located on Jetty Island and teaches the principals of habitat, adaptation, and scientific questions and research.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Work with youths ages 10-13 in a science day cap program
  • Supervise youth in age and curriculum appropriate S.T.E.M. based activities
  • Assist in the planning and leading of daily activities for youth including, but not limited to, arts & crafts, games, songs, and science
  • Assist with the program planning for camp program.
  • Check youth in and out daily
  • Maintain a safe and welcoming atmosphere and environment for all students

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Possession of or ability to obtain prior to employment, a valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Submission to a comprehensive background check
  • Prior to employment, must submit a motor vehicle driving record abstract
  • Ability and willingness to relate well and enjoy working with children
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate good judgment level
  • Ability and willingness to provide positive role model
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to keep accurate work records
  • Ability and willingness to establish and maintain effective working relations with supervisors, coworkers and the public
  • Ability and willingness to support diversity and multi-cultural understanding in the workplace
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a work environment free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Ability and willingness to be punctual and dependable
  • Ability and willingness to perform strenuous labor tasks under varying environmental conditions
  • Ability and willingness to work safely and in compliance with city policies and standards

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience teaching science based curriculum
  • Previous experience at Summer Science Camp or other day camp program
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Washington State Driver’s License

For more information, see the full job posting.

 

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