Program Specialist: Small Craft - Camp Misty Mountain
The Program Specialist (Small Craft) will provide support to specialty program areas including, but not limited to, Aquatics (pool and small craft) activities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Supervise staff and campers in the areas of aquatic safety, rigging, equipment care, theory, and practical skills in small craft activities, and a high level of individual and team development facilitation techniques ,
Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of safety and quality programming are met in both pool and lake environments.
Become certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, in Small Craft Safety, with skills in canoe, kayak, SUP, sailing, and windsurfing.
Skills & Experience
Experience/certification in the skills required for this position within the last three years.
Successfully complete multi-day on-site facilitator course during Staff Session Training including:
Lifeguard certification, including CPR/FA, Bloodborne Pathogens, and use of an AED
Small Craft Safety or equivalent boating course
Skills Course in craft used at camp including canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, windsurfers, and AquaFinn Sailboats (lateen rigged dinghy nearly identical to Sunfish)
Good communication skills
Ability to evaluate performance and give feedback
Ability to make observations and complete paperwork
Maturity in problem solving and decision making
First aid and CPR training
Provide proof of USA citizenship or appropriate Alien documentation
Must be able to complete & clear a Criminal & Sex Offender background check
Physical Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Work is performed in the outdoors with regular exposure to insects and wildlife; weather conditions prevalent at the time (i.e.: heat and humidity, rain and storms); and walking several miles a day at a brisk