Seasonal Waterski Director
Consider this exciting opportunity at a busy summer camp in the Berkshire mountains!
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
- Actively participate in and lead portions of Administrative Staff Training and All Staff Training.
- Oversee all boat towed classes including skiing, slalom, wake and knee boarding, trick skiing, and bare-footing.
- Work with office staff and Waterfront Directors to schedule appropriate campers into classes each week.
- Maintain records of camper participation and ensure, when possible, that all classes occur on time and as planned.
- Inform the Intervention Specialist and/or Camping Director of any camper or staff problems, issues, or concerns.
- Ensure staff are enforcing and following all rules and are fulfilling all of their assigned duties.
- Formally evaluate Assistant Water ski Director twice during the season and assist in setting and meeting goals.
- Train, approve, and evaluate all boat drivers and instructors.
- Correct and document, as necessary, situations that endanger the emotional or physical safety of any person.
- Ensure ski dock area, facility, and equipment is kept clean, safe, and secure on a daily basis.
- Assume responsibility for all Lost and Found items at the ski dock.
- Complete or submit requests for repairs for any equipment and keep an inventory of all supplies.
- Monitor teaching quality and actively aid staff in becoming better instructors.
- Participate in Administrator On Duty and night activities as assigned.
- Demonstrate and teach the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to all campers and staff.
- Follow all camp rules and regulations and enforce them among peers.
- Maintain positive public relations with parents, visitors, and the general public at all times.
- Submit all required paperwork and an End of the Year Report on time.
- Perform other duties and provide unit coverage as assigned.
- Ability to communicate, supervise, and work with assigned ages and skill levels and provide necessary instructions.
- Abilities to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
- Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to assigned activities.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to aquatic and land based emergencies and situations requiring first aid.
- Physical ability to evaluate and train staff and campers on skills to be performed to meet established camp guidelines.
- Physical ability to enter, exit, and drive a speedboat.
- Ability to live on site for the duration of the season.
How to Apply
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