The mission of 4-H Camp Bristol Hills is to provide youth with a unique, fun outdoor experience under the guidance of positive role models, emphasizing positive social interaction, environmental awareness and skill building.
The Pool Director is responsible for the safe operation of all activities at the pool, as well as the supervision of the lifeguarding staff. The Pool Director works with the Camp Educator to ensure the regular maintenance of the pumps, filters and chemistry of the pool. The Pool Director is required to live on camp property for duration of the camp season, but does not live in a cabin with campers.
The Pool Director will assume this role on June 21, 2021. The Pool Director will work one week of staff training, and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates of camp are July 3 - August 13, 2021.
Oversee all operations of the pool in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan approved by the New York State Department of Health
Conduct swim assessments of campers or staff prior to their participation in any pool activities
Provide instruction and leadership for swimming classes
Provide leadership and supervision for staff and campers during afternoon and evening swimming programs
Supervise, monitor, evaluate and train lifeguard staff regularly throughout the summer
Train additional camp staff in appropriate pool monitoring behaviors
Monitor ladders, railings, jumping board, lifesaving and other equipment for soundness
Coordinate daily maintenance routines including tidying the pool deck and surrounding areas, scrubbing/vacuuming the pool and cleaning/sanitizing the locker rooms.
Conduct water testing daily, in cooperation with the Camp Educator, to monitor water quality and close the pool when water quality is not within the state mandated parameters
Enforce camp rules and regulations; model standards for conduct as they pertain to camp staff and campers
Establish good rapport and communicate with parents or guardians of campers on all matters related to camper experience
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles
Other duties may be assigned as required
Be physically able to conduct emergency procedures, including water rescues
Assure campers are properly supervised at all times
Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers and staff through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, and involvement and empowerment of youth
Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury or illness
Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns
Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior
21 years of age by the start of the summer season
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Management, Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid Responding to Emergencies certifications
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates teamwork and flexibility into their daily work style
Ability to supervise and organize youth
Salary and Benefit Details
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are not available for this position.
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
To be considered for this position, all candidates must:
Complete *ALL* sections of the online application and questionnaires.
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