Mesker Park Zoo - Sr. Camp Counselor

C I T Y   O F   E V A N S V I L L E
Personnel Department

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

February 27, 2018

JOB NO.: PT-18-33 CLOSING DATE: June 29, 2018
POSITION: Senior Camp Counselor RATE: $8.25 - $8.75 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Mesker Park Zoo PART TIME
Duties

Supervise the camp counselors in the execution of camp related duties. Responsible for enforcing camp discipline protocols and creating a safe and enjoyable experience for campers. They are responsible for the operation of camp for the short periods of time when the Education Assistant and the Education Curator are absent. Performs all the duties of a camp counselor and other duties as assigned by the Education Curator. Must have previous experience as a Camp Counselor to be hired as a Sr. Camp Counselor or exhibit qualifications far above the normal.

Qualifications:

Need to be neat, friendly, cooperative and able to multitask. Counselors must possess effective communication skills and must be willing to assist with parent’s questions or complaints. Prefer knowledge and ability required to work with young children in a science-based, fun, and educational environment. Previous experience working with children and leadership experience required. Must possess either an extensive knowledge of the zoo and camp procedures or must have completed a 4-year program in education at an accredited college or university. Must have public speaking skills and the ability to safely manage groups of children. Driver’s license and first aid training would be helpful.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k) (6), the City of Evansville does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER