Agency Camp Aquatic Director - Hale Reservation

 

Job Description

Responsible for oversight, including safety and education goals, for swimming and boating program administered to approximately 800 children.

Apply by: March 13 2015

Details

Camp/Organization: Hale Reservation (ACA Accredited)

Location: Westwood, MA

Type of Position: Director

Time Frame: Seasonal

Requirements

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE COMPANY

  • Display a consistent positive attitude towards members and fellow staff 
  • Create and maintain a reputation for credibility, integrity and fairness 
  • Uphold the Core Values of HALE RESERVATION, INC. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES 

  • Manage leadership staff team of five and overall summer staff of approximately 30
  • Oversee administrative duties for all staff including appropriate staff files, certifications and paperwork 
  • Provide pre-season orientation and training and develop and implement summer long training and education program (In-Services) 
  • Insure proper evaluation program is in place for all staff 
  • Directly supervise Bin Directors as they implement oversight for their areas 
  • Manage work schedule for all employees 
  • Insure swimming and boating beach areas are safe 
  • Conduct daily evaluations of safety needs and potential improvements for safety of swimming and boating programs 
  • Evaluate facilities in vicinity of swim program for safety and cleanliness o Implement safety training program for staff 
  • Maintain personal level of fitness to participate in rescues 
  • Insure a high quality Red Cross swim education program and boating education program are executed throughout the summer 
  • Work with Bin Directors to implement education programs as outlined by Red Cross and the Hale Boating curriculum 
  • Serve as primary liaison between aquatic programs and clients 
  • Communicate with Agency Camp directors on a regular basis about program improvement ideas, safety and ongoing logistics 
  • Schedule staff for additional programs on weekends and evening 
  • Based on lifeguarding and boating needs for programs outside of regular camp day, schedule lifeguards as appropriate

Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Current certification in the following:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and First Aid 
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer 
  • Minimum age: 21 
  • High School Diploma 
  • Prior experience managing staff 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques 
  • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures 
  • Leadership and public relations skills 
  • Decision-making skills

Additional Information

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Able to observe, listen to, evaluate and act upon safety concerns related to a large beach operation  Able to easily access all areas of Hale Reservation by foot  Able to appropriately address camper and Agency camp issues in person and on the phone  Able to physically assist with facility upkeep at beach area

Contact

Tyler Simpson

80 Carby St.
Westwood, Massachusetts 02090

781-326-1770

http://www.halereservation.org