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Employment


The City of Berkley is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Positions open:
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Summer Day Camp Counselor (Seasonal Part-Time - 30 to 40 hours per week)
  • Summer Day Camp Director (Seasonal Part-Time - 30 to 40 hours per week)

 

Summer Day Camp Director

Seasonal Part-Time (30 to 40 hours per week)

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years previous camp, classroom teaching, or child supervision experience preferred. Must have/obtain a Chauffer’s License and be willing/able to drive campers in 15 passenger or smaller capacity vehicles. Administrative skills and experience desired.

  • Set standards and goals for Day Camp program
  • Are responsible for training and supervising day camp staff
  • Evaluate staff performance
  • Represent City on day to day matters with parents, guardians, and caregivers of children participants
  • Responsible for total planning, supervision, and implementation of daily activities for 15 - 40 children, potentially ranging from 5 to 13 years of age.

Essential functions of the position include:

    1. Ability to speak the English Language clearly and communicate effectively with the children.
    2. Ability to read at the 8th grade level.
    3. Ability to communicate with parents and fellow staff.
    4. Must be willing to wear a swim suit daily and be comfortable in chest-deep water.
    5. Ability to implement an active recreational program geared towards children. (i.e.-running, jumping, sports skills, etc.)

Special consideration may be given for applicants with previous satisfactory volunteer or C.I.T. experience with the City of Berkley Parks and Recreation Department.

Application deadline is May 1, 2015. Both of the following applications need to be filled out for consideration:

City Application (PDF)
Summer Camp Position Parks & Rec Application (PDF)

Summer Day Camp Counselor

Seasonal Part-Time (30 to 40 hours per week)

Requirements and duties include:

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, (college experience preferred) with 2 or 3 years child care experience preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age as of the first day of camp.
  • Responsible for supervision and implementation of daily activities under guidance of Director.
  • Substitute for Directors if they need to be absent from the site.
  • May work a 3 or 4 day week

Essential functions of the position include:

    1. Ability to speak the English Language clearly and communicate effectively with the children.
    2. Ability to read at the 8th grade level.
    3. Ability to communicate with parents and fellow staff.
    4. Must be willing to wear a swim suit daily and be comfortable in chest-deep water.
    5. Ability to implement an active recreational program geared towards children. (i.e.-running, jumping, sports skills, etc.)

Special consideration may be given for applicants with previous satisfactory volunteer or C.I.T. experience with the City of Berkley Parks and Recreation Department.

Application deadline is May 1, 2015. Both of the following applications need to be filled out for consideration:

City Application (PDF)
Summer Camp Position Parks & Rec Application (PDF)