Seasonal Waterski Director

Consider this exciting opportunity at a busy summer camp in the Berkshire mountains!

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock

Mount Washington, MA 01258-

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock
162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258-

The Water ski Director will oversee all staff, campers, activities, equipment, and facilities that relate to the water ski program.  The Water ski Director will provide a safe and nurturing environment for everyone and will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities.

  • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and one’s peers outdoors
  • Prior training and experience as an boat towed activities administrator
  • Ability to schedule, organize, and oversee activities and staff members
  • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptable
  • At least 21 years old, valid drivers license, and an acceptable driving record
  • Current First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification or equivalent certifications
  • Current RLSS Bronze Medallion, American Red Cross Lifeguard, or equivalent certification
  1. Actively participate in and lead portions of Administrative Staff Training and All Staff Training.
  2. Oversee all boat towed classes including skiing, slalom, wake and knee boarding, trick skiing, and bare-footing.
  3. Work with office staff and Waterfront Directors to schedule appropriate campers into classes each week.
  4. Maintain records of camper participation and ensure, when possible, that all classes occur on time and as planned.
  5. Inform the Intervention Specialist and/or Camping Director of any camper or staff problems, issues, or concerns.
  6. Ensure staff are enforcing and following all rules and are fulfilling all of their assigned duties.
  7. Formally evaluate Assistant Water ski Director twice during the season and assist in setting and meeting goals.
  8. Train, approve, and evaluate all boat drivers and instructors.
  9. Correct and document, as necessary, situations that endanger the emotional or physical safety of any person.
  10. Ensure ski dock area, facility, and equipment is kept clean, safe, and secure on a daily basis.
  11. Assume responsibility for all Lost and Found items at the ski dock.
  12. Complete or submit requests for repairs for any equipment and keep an inventory of all supplies.
  13. Monitor teaching quality and actively aid staff in becoming better instructors.
  14. Participate in Administrator On Duty and night activities as assigned.
  15. Demonstrate and teach the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to all campers and staff.
  16. Follow all camp rules and regulations and enforce them among peers.
  17. Maintain positive public relations with parents, visitors, and the general public at all times.
  18. Submit all required paperwork and an End of the Year Report on time.
  19. Perform other duties and provide unit coverage as assigned.
  20. Ability to communicate, supervise, and work with assigned ages and skill levels and provide necessary instructions.
  21. Abilities to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
  22. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to assigned activities.
  23. Physical ability to respond appropriately to aquatic and land based emergencies and situations requiring first aid.
  24. Physical ability to evaluate and train staff and campers on skills to be performed to meet established camp guidelines.
  25. Physical ability to enter, exit, and drive a speedboat.
  26. Ability to live on site for the duration of the season.

How to Apply
Meghan O'Hara, 162 East Street, Mount Washington MA, 01258-

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