Aquatics Counselor ^ – Tahosa

Aquatics Counselor
Tahosa
Posted 2 months ago

The Aquatics Counselor is responsible for instructing campers in various aquatic activities and performs lifeguard duties and maintains safety in the aquatic area.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibit proficiency in at least two of the following skills: rowing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding. Instruct activities in which proficient.
  • Be familiar with and enforce camp and waterfront safety rules.
  • Maintain strict discipline in regard to safety within the waterfront area.
  • Assist in the proper care, usage, storage and maintenance of aquatic equipment.
  • Perform lifeguard duties.
  • Participate in camp-wide activities.
  • Assist in the set up and take down of all camp facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

CERTIFICATIONS & REQUIRED TRAINING

  • BSA Lifeguard, American Red Cross Lifeguard or equivalent (Provided by Council)
  • CPR, AED, First Aid, Prior to Start of Camp (Provided if Needed)
  • Youth Protection (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Program Safety (Online Prior to Camp)
  • FEMA Multi-Hazard Planning for Child Care (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Unlawful Harassment Prevention (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Standard Precautions Training (Provided by the Council)

REQUIRED FOR THE JOB

  • Must be able to read, speak and write the English language
  • Must be able to work outdoors at an elevation of 9,000+ feet above sea level in varying weather conditions
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must be able to pass a background check from the TRAILS database, CBI and the FBI
  • Must be able to become a member of the Boy Scouts of America

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES

  • None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Training prior to camp at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch is mandatory.

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Job Features

Job CategoryProgram
Reports toAquatics Director
Will certify applicantYes
Salary LevelGrade 2
Staff SupervisorNo
Certifications RequiredYes
Driving RequiredNo

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