Waterfront Director

Company Name:
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
Job Descriptions:
Position Summary:
To plan, direct and supervise the camp's waterfront program. Maintain and enforce safe waterfront practices and adherence to state, American Camp Association and Girl Scouts of the USA waterfront procedures.
Start Date:5/22/15End Date:8/14/15
Unpaid days off:One Saturday or Sunday each week, May 25 and July 3-6
Major Accountabilities:
Supervise the lifeguards and boating specialists
Manage the camp's waterfront and waterfront activities.
Ensure compliance with all state, American Camp Association and Girl Scout waterfront policies and procedures.
Be responsible for maintaining the health and safety of campers.
Provide administrative oversight and support to overall camp functions.
Key Responsibilities:
Prepare and conduct pre-camp and in-service staff trainings.
Teach lifeguards and staff their responsibilities during staff training.
Supervise and evaluate staff on an ongoing basis.
Conduct initial and end-of season inventories of all equipment and supplies (waterfront) and ensure safe storage at the end of the summer.
Evaluate current season and make suggestions for the following season.
Set up waterfront area during staff training.
Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
Evaluate the aquatic abilities of staff and campers.
Maintain a safe work environment and promote a sense of responsibility toward preservation of natural resources at waterfront site.
Ensure daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
Plan and work with others to coordinate waterfront activities.
Ensure implementation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
Assist in the opening and closing of camp.
Comprehend, monitor and be willing to initiate crisis management plan and overall safety guidelines, including emergency procedures.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor or CampDirector.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Required Experience:
Position Requirements:
At least 21 years of age.
Training and experience in waterfront activities and management.
Current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard or certification from another organization having equal standards, lake certification is preferred.
Current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid.
Ability to schedule and supervise staff.
Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout program and enroll as a Girl Scout member.
Comfort and ability to live, sleep, and work in a rustic outdoor environment with irregular hours.
Physical demands and work environment regularly requires the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas and on uneven natural paths.
Keyword: Waterfront Director ; Camp
From: Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

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