James City County’s nationally accredited and gold medal award winning Parks & Recreation Department seeks an enthusiastic individual to perform responsible work overseeing daily operations of state-licensed before and after school, summer camp programs; oversee staff and conduct daily program planning and scheduling, activity leadership, site record keeping, and staff management for preschool, elementary and/or teen programs.
Responsible for the effective supervision of assigned staff including selection, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities.
Organize, lead, teach, and oversee a variety of recreational activities; supervise participants on field trips; plan daily activity and snack schedule; coordinate family involvement and other site special events.
Establish and maintain rapport with participants, parents, school staff, administrative officials, and other community partners.
Ensure a safe environment and proper use, inventory and upkeep of site facilities, vehicles, supplies, and equipment; develop and enforce site rules; open, close, and secure facility daily.
Maintain program within budget limitations; keep accurate records/statistics and completes necessary site paperwork; report all accidents, incidents, and disciplinary actions to supervisor.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to 48 semester hours of college credit coursework; bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or child care related field preferred; childcare certificate or credential from state-licensed approved program also acceptable; some experience in staff management, instructional procedures and practices, and working with children of different ages and abilities, preferably in a recreational, state-licensed, or educational setting; some supervisory experience preferred.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.
Must possess or be able to successfully complete or obtain: certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Medicine Administration; training in passenger van safety and county sponsored OSHA training.
Considerable knowledge of stages of growth and development, safety and health practices of different age groups and abilities, different types of demographics and associated needs, and planning different recreational activities.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service; and, leadership techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, and train assigned staff.
Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite; and, arts and crafts, sports, and games.
Ability to work effectively in a team setting and with children, families, staff, and community partners and contacts.
Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 08/09/2018. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov
Additional Salary Information: Salary may be higher DOQ
About James City County Parks and Recreation
James City County Administration located in Williamsburg, VA