Recreation Supervisor II- Day Camp Counselor

City of Cedar Rapids

Responsible for the supervision of children in a day camp atmosphere.  The work may involve leading games, crafts and daily activities.


Exercises independent judgment and authority for maintaining control and order.


Position Schedule: June-August; Monday-Friday 8.5 hours/day

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Cedar Rapids.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

  • Maintains weekly and daily lesson plans and daily attendance;
  • Assists in planning daily activities according to weekly themes;
  • Attends training prior to start of program;
  • Communicates with parents daily;
  • Communicates with Aquatic Center staff and Cedar Rapids School personnel daily;
  • Serves as Lead Counselor at camp sites;
  • Registers patrons on-site and handles money daily;
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits reports as required;
  • Assists in activity set-up/tear down and general upkeep and cleanliness of camp facility;
  • Maintains discipline and oversees events at a recreation facility;
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;
  • Attends work regularly at the designated place and time;
  • Supports continuous process improvement initiatives;
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Acceptable Experience and Training:

  • Requires working and supervisory experience with elementary age children through child care or similar group activities; or 

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications:

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License preferred.

Job ID: 79028

Posted 5 days ago

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