The Town of Merrimack, NH is seeking applicants for the position of Camp Director. The Camp Director oversees and manages all aspects of an eight week Summer Day Camp Program for up to 120 children per week in Grades K – 8. Naticook Day Camp operates in Wasserman Park in Merrimack, NH. Wasserman Park is a 44 acre park on Naticook Lake. The Camp Director will manage the day to day operations of the Camp including programming, staff & family relations throughout the summer. Position is 40 hours per week beginning in late June with some pre-season planning and training hours required. The Camp program runs thru Mid-August. Pre-season hours are flexible in nature.
Apply by: January 5 2016
Camp/Organization: Merrimack Parks & Recreation / Naticook Day Camp (ACA Accredited)
Location: Merrimack, NH
Type of Position: Director
At least 2 years of leadership experience in a Day Camp or Sleep Away Camp setting. Past experience as a Camp Director or Administrator is highly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Early Childhood Education, Physical Education or related field is preferred. Combination of education and experience that indicates an ability to meet the requirements of the job is also acceptable.
Director certification by the American Camping Association preferred. Current CPR and Standard First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain. Experience dealing with parents in a professional and tactful manner. Be resourceful and flexible in many situations and be able to think critically to identify and respond to hazards. Experience supervising Lifeguards is a plus.
Interested candidates should complete send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of Merrimack Application for Employment. Application materials should be submitted to: Town of Merrimack Human Resources, 6 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054. Position is open until filled No email please. For questions, please contact Merrimack Parks & Recreation at 603-882-1046. The Town of Merrimack Application can be downloaded from our website at: http://www.merrimacknh.gov/positionopenings