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MASTER Camp Counselor

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Job Summary / Basic Function:

Job Summary:The Master Camp Counselor will help plan events and lead group events, monitor campers, and respond to incidents, such as behavioral problems or accidents, log events and maintain records relating to activities, and discuss camper participation and concerns with lead instructor and supervisory camp staff members. You should be positive, proactive, and caring while focusing on giving campers a fun, safe camp experience.

To succeed as a Camp Counselor, you should be upbeat, decisive, and responsible. You should also be organized and possess strong leadership skills.

Major Essential Job Functions (HR calculation):
•Working with other camp staff members to plan and coordinate camp events.
•Leading and supporting campers as they participate in age-appropriate activities.
•Monitoring campers to ensure compliance with camp rules to prevent accidents.
•Cleaning, maintaining, and ensuring proper use of camp facilities and equipment.
•Reporting and recording details of incidents, such as accidents or rule violations, to parents and camp staff.
•Memorizing all emergency procedures and enforcing camp rules.
•Participating in staff meetings.

Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the Institute.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education Required:
•High School diploma, equivalent or actively enrolled in school.

Minimum Experience Required:
•Experience participating in group activities, with children, or with specific activities may be preferred.
•First aid, CPR, and additional training may be required or beneficial.
•Physical ability to participate in activities, run, climb, lift, or support the weight of children.
•Ability to pass a background check, a physical, and proof of immunizations.
•High level of responsibility and accountability.

Certification(s) Required:High School diploma, equivalent or actively enrolled in school

Key Competencies:
•Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
•Upbeat, engaging personality.

Job Conditions:Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions.

LIT Expectation of Quality:Employee will support the mission of Lamar Institute of Technology by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses, and solutions to customer requests.

EEO Statement:

Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time