C I T Y O F E V A N S V I L L E
March 14, 2016
|JOB NO.: PT-16-29
||CLOSING DATE: July 1, 2016
|POSITION: Camp Counselor
||RATE: $7.75 - $8.25 per hour
|DEPARTMENT: Mesker Park Zoo
Responsible for following camp discipline protocols and creating a safe and enjoyable experience for our campers. Implement camp curricula, supervises campers, deliver animal presentations, meet children at drop-off, and release campers at the end of the day. Must ensure that campers follow zoo rules at all times and perform other duties as assigned by the Education Curator.
Must be neat, friendly, cooperative, and able to multitask. Must possess effective communication skills and must be willing to assist with parents’ questions or complaints. Prefer knowledge and ability to work with young children in a science-based, fun, educational environment. Enrollment in or graduation from an education track at a 4-year college or university strongly preferred. Previous experience working with children. High school diploma or GED required. Must have public speaking skills and the ability to safely manage groups of children. Driver’s license and first aid training would be helpful.
Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k) (6), the City of Evansville does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER