City of Brampton

  • Camp Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2018 11:49 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location 1: Company
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description


    Primary Function:   

    Reporting to the Camp Director/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator Plan, organize and implement a high quality specialty program that adds value and enjoyment to the program for participants and staff. Provide guidance and assistance to staff and volunteers. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of registered participants at all times. Provides direction to the Camp Leaders.


    Position Duties:

    • Plan and organize high quality safe and stimulating specialized programming for all levels of participants and ensure it is appropriately delivered
    • Keep current with industry trends and new class formats
    • Assist with the development, organizing, delivery, evaluating and documentation of staff training
    • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, program schedules, staff schedules, incident/accident reports and behavior reports)
    • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
    • Assist with daily attendance including follow up telephone calls in the event of absent campers
    • Assist camp leaders in the continuing development of their skills and act as a resource for leaders who require assistance with participants
    • Monitor the use of equipment and supplies, conduct inventory counts and re-stock as needed
    • Maintain a safe and tidy camp environment ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
    • Administer medications according to policy
    • Handle program feedback in a professional manner by providing exceptional customer service
    • Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation
    • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
    • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
    • Travel between work sites during shift
    • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
    • Attend meetings/training as required
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Selection Criteria:

    • Minimum 17 years of age
    • Minimum 1 year of camp experience

    • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
    • Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
    • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
    • Valid “G2” or “G” class Ontario driver’s licence and use of a vehicle


    ** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


    Job status: Part time

    Applications must be received by November 30, 2018

    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.



    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: by November 30, 2018 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.


    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 



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