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posted : 05/23/2023
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General Job Description

Under general supervision, is responsible for supervision of Youth Adventure Summer Camp programs at designated site. Responsibilities include: overseeing, organizing, and planning activities for children ages 5-12 years old. Assists with games, special events, and programs under the countywide Recreation Department program. Under the general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director, must be physically and mentally capable of best meeting the varying needs of customers. The Recreation Leader develops relationships with community groups and individuals to foster strong positive customer feedback. Work involves the exercise of initiative, sound judgment, and discretion in the performance of duties. Performs a variety of customer service duties while interacting with families and children to ensure a pleasant experience at the facility as a representative of the Horry County Parks and Recreation Department.

Duties for this Position
  • Supervises childcare programs ensuring the safe, fun, high quality, developmentally-appropriate service is provided to all program participants.
  • Administers general First Aid and appropriately fills out reports as needed.
  • Ensures playing surfaces are clear and safe and programs are prepared for the activity.
  • The Recreation Leader ensures the efficient daily operation of the child care programs within the County Facility and ensures all work is conducted according to County Policy, codes and standards of quality.
  • Assists with set up, clean up, and storage for programs, including the performance of light custodial duties such trash pick-up, sweep floor, wipe counters off etc.
  • Provide friendly, timely and responsive customer service to parents and caregivers.
  • May be asked to assist with programs operating in facility including games, crafts, special events, childcare programs, athletic programs, community events, etc.
  • All other duties assigned related to the job.
  • Enforces and interprets rules and regulations in designated recreation districts.
  • The employee frequently works in an outdoor environment. The noise level in this environment can at times be loud.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • Must have considerable knowledge of preparing and assisting with recreational programs, athletic activities and coordinating of recreational facilities.
  • Must be 16 years or older.
  • College courses and teaching experiences are helpful but not required.
  • Must be able to pass the pre-employment background check and physical.