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Summer Camp and Part-Time Positions 2018

Newmarket Recreation Dept and Camp Wanna Iguana is now accepting job applications for a variety of positions including our fun, high energy outdoor summer day camp!  If you love working with children and enjoy being outside in the summer, then one of these jobs might be perfect for you.  Applications and (Resumes/References optional) must be in by March 9th.  Any applications or resumes received after that may still be taken into consideration if we have not found the right candidate for a particular position.

Newmarket Rec Summer Camp Job Application 2018

Summer Camp Director:  During Summer Camp – Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
This position will be hired by April and will work under the supervision of the Recreation Director and Assistant Recreation Director for several hours a week up until Summer Camp starts.  This position will also assist in the hiring and training of all other counselors and positions that report directly to the Summer Camp Director.  Hours during the months of April-June are flexible.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, creative, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Previous summer camp administrative experience or related supervision experience is required.  Responsibilities will include supervising all summer staff in coordinating and running a 7 week summer day camp program.

Summer Camp Assistant Director: Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Responsibilities will include supervising camp counselors, assistant the Summer Camp Director in cording and running other programs, activities and field trips (athletics, arts & crafts, supervise field trips, etc.).

Summer Camp General Administrator: Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Responsibilities will include supervising camp counselors, assistant the Summer Camp Director in cording and running other programs, activities and field trips (athletics, arts & crafts, supervise field trips, etc.).

Summer Camp Teen Coordinator: Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoying working with teens, strong communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to train and supervise counselors and an overall desire to implement and run adventure base programs for our teenage campers.  Applicants must also have the ability to work independently (while under the Summer Camp Director’s supervision) in organizing, planning, coordinating and implementing the Summer Teen Program.

Summer Camp Preschool Coordinator: Hours are M-F,  (25hrs/week for 9 weeks)
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with creative energy who enjoys working with preschool age children.  Responsibilities include planning and implementing your own program, providing a safe and happy environment for the preschoolers in summer camp, promoting weekly activities and supervising Preschool Camp Counselors.  Interested candidates should have experience working with children (and playing with them), good organizational and communication skills with the ability to supervise others and an overall outgoing attitude.

Summer Camp and/or Part-time Special Events Program Coordinator: Hours are M-F,  (up to 40hrs/week for 7 weeks during camp and additional before and after camp) Note one of these positions at this level may be extended to a part-time position after camp.  We’re looking for a creative, self-motivator who loves to plan and coordinate crazy and fun special events and team games for our camp kids grades 1st-9th.  Applicants should have the following qualifications: organizational skills, experience running sports and creative games, giving direction to younger staff members and enjoy working outdoors with a motivational attitude.  Majoring in RMP or a similar field is a plus.

Summer Camp Friendship Facilitator and/or Counselors : Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for up to 8 weeks) This position is about fostering a positive and inclusive environment in our summer camp program by helping to build relationships between children of all ages and abilities.  We’re looking for an enthusiastic person with an open mind and a lot of patience.  Previous experience and/or training in adaptive/inclusive programming for special needs child is a plus.  This position will be under the supervision of the Summer Camp Director and Assistant Recreation Director.

Summer Camp Counselors and Teen Counselors: Hours are M-F, (40hrs/week for 7 weeks)
Counselors must enjoy working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic while providing a safe and happy environment for their campers with excellent supervision skills.  Previous experience working with children or teens is a plus.

Summer Camp Front Desk Position: Hours are M-F  (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
If you’re a real “people person” and love working with kids and adults then you’ll love this job.  Applicants should have the following qualifications: able to multi-task, organizational skills, some computer skills (word, excel), customer service experience, phone skills, love greeting the public and working with kids!

Summer Camp Junior Counselors: Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 7 weeks)
Junior Counselor positions are Counselor in training positions.  Applicants must enjoy working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic, responsible while assisting Camp Counselors in providing a safe and happy environment for campers.  Must be able to take direction and follow through.  Previous camp experience and/or working with children are a plus.

Summer Camp Aides: Hours are M-F,  (40hrs/week for 7 weeks) (earn community service hours)
Aides are Junior Counselors in training positions.  Applicants must like working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic and responsible while assisting Camp Counselors in providing a safe and happy environment for campers.  Must be able to take direction and follow through.  Aide positions also help with all the summer camp set up and break down of activities.  Previous experience in camp and/or experience around children are a plus.

Please email your application and resumes to recdesk@newmarketnh.gov or mail them to Newmarket Recreation, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH  03857.  If you have any questions, please call at 603.659.8581.
Interested applicants please return all applications by Friday, March 15th

 

OFFICE MANAGER

Town of Newmarket, NH

Recreation Department Office Manager

Newmarket, NH (9,500 pop.), is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Office Manager for the Newmarket Recreation Department. A dedicated public servant, the next Office Manager will have strong professional skills in organizing finances, streamlining processes, discretion with confidential information, assist in facility operation/organization/cleanliness, provide the highest level of customer service, have a positive attitude/outlook, and practice the Recreation Department’s values & mission each day, as well as, enjoy being part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens of the community. The preferred candidate will hold a BA in one of the following: Recreation / Sports / Event Planning / Leisure Management, Business/Finance, and/or related fields. OR equivalent years of experience in, managerial, financial and/or administrative with sufficient exposure and practical field experience in a recreation department or similar industries. The duties and responsibilities under the Office Manager position include (but are not limited to) actively assisting the Assistant Rec Director and Director in leading the Newmarket Recreation Department in the successful & sustained achievement of its mission to deliver superior recreational services to the residents of Newmarket and to meet the goals assigned to the department by the Town Administrator.  In doing this, the Office Manager will primarily be responsible for the management of the front office, which includes: day to day customer service and financial operations, in addition to maintaining the registration system, administrative support with social media platforms, scheduling, personnel processes, public and inter-departmental correspondence, and working in a team environment when it comes to the planning, organization, and direct service of all recreation programs and events.

Starting salary: $16.67 – 21.66 DOQ. Please direct a cover letter, resume, salary history and at least three references to: Office Manager Search c/o Office of the Newmarket Recreation Director, Town of Newmarket Recreation Department 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket NH 03857 or in pdf format via email at avisciano@newmarketnh.gov  All resumes are held in confidence.  No resumes will be accepted later than end of business on March 26, 2018. For a copy of the job description, please visit www.newmarketnh.gov under Employment Opportunities or www.newmarketrec.org under Employment Opportunities. Newmarket is an equal opportunity employer.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Class Title:                                            Office Manager

Department:                                          Administration

Division:                                               Recreation

Date:                                                    March 7, 2018

GENERAL PURPOSE  

Assists the Recreation Director and Assistant Recreation Director with office administration and management of the Recreation Department front office, as well as, the general operations of the Newmarket Community Center. This includes assistance with planning and organizing community recreation programs and events. Specifically, this position provides administrative support with accounting, clerical, scheduling, payroll, registration, correspondence and overall general customer service. In addition, this position is consistently working in a team environment when it comes to the planning, organization, and direct service of all recreation programs and events.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Director & Assistant Recreation Director. Routine duties are carried out independently, but major operational changes or changes in task execution will require prior approval. Additionally, this position will take part in programming and event projects throughout the year through team project completion.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Provides support in the management of front desk personnel, volunteer staff, and some recreation staff, including recruitment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does NOT exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Responsible for customer service and the management of the front desk processes & operations for the department along with the clerical organization process of all recreation programs and activities during the calendar year.
  2. Responsible for maintaining recreation accounting records for all recreation accounts; APAR, and performing daily deposits, including; making change, cashes checks, and issues receipts to customers under the supervision of the Recreation Director and Asst Director.
  3. Responsible for reporting of the profit and loss of each program or event assigned to the revolving account and recording these expenses in Rec Desk and/or other financial platforms as assigned.
  4. Responsible for all administrative paperwork pertaining to all paid full-time, part-time, seasonal personnel paperwork, as well as, volunteers, community service, and internship staff paperwork.
  5. Responsible for scheduling and documentation of all recreation facilities, including rentals & field use.
  6. Responsible for data entry and the tracking of all recreation systems and controls for fields and lights. This includes working with other Town department in areas that apply to all recreation facilities.
  7. Responsible for the recreation department’s program and event online registration process; to include implementation, maintenance, updates, databases, paperwork, training and management.
  8. Responsible for keeping inventory and ordering all office supplies
  9. Researching and conducting price comparisons on various program supplies and equipment purchases for the department as well as, working with all suppliers regarding maintenance and service updates.
  10. Responsible for managing online registration in regards to credit card usage and the responsibilities that this service entails.
  11. Responsible for Rec’s Constant Contact monthly report email

SUPPORTS / ASSISTS DEPARTMENT STAFF  

  1. Assists in supervising the daily operations of the entire Recreation Department, including; opening/closure of Community Center, some maintenance, as well as, performing a variety of miscellaneous duties such as phones, correspondence, running errands, driving the bus, and helping with set up community center rooms for classes or special events.
  2. Assists in receiving the public and answers questions; responds to inquiries from employees, customers, citizens and others and refers, when necessary, to appropriate persons. Creates and encourages an office culture that matches Rec values and mission.
  3. Assists in managing ad space revenue, sponsorships, and donations by tracking, invoicing, collecting and assigning revenue to accounts or programs and events.
  4. Supports and notifies of updates and maintenance of website, social networking platforms for marketing purposes, and all communication devices.
  5. Assists with the management of the Town field and light scheduling process, data entry, correspondence, and billing with other Town organizations for all towns owned recreation field complexes.
  6. Assists in recruitment, training & supervision of part-time front desk employees and in working with all contract labor instructors in regards to operations and payment.
  7. Supports and/or helps with the instruction and/or supervision of some programs/classes
  8. Operates listed office machines as required.
  9. Must have a “do whatever it takes” positive attitude to work toward common goals with Rec staff
  10. Occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or recreation programs or events as necessary.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management Policy Administration and/or related field, OR a minimum of 2 years of experience in recreation or related field which dealt with office administration, financial or operations.  OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Skills or experience in office management
  2. Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures;
  3. Working knowledge of safety procedures and preventive safety management within office environment;
  4. Working knowledge of current laws and information regarding personnel paperwork and payroll.
  5. Working knowledge in accounting principles and practices. (APAR)
  6. Accuracy skills in data entry, arithmetic computations; and able to perform cashier duties
  7. Working knowledge with general recreation systems and controls, i.e. Recdesk, Field/Light scheduling, etc…
  8. Knowledge in the following P.C. software: Word, Excel, Website maintenance, and other various software programs.
  9. Experience in customer service; ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.
  10. Basic knowledge in social networking media and internet practices used for marketing and communications purposes.
  11. Ability to supervise personnel and establish and maintain effective working relations with other departments, supervisors, colleagues, and employees.
  12. Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Computer terminal; personal computer; copy machine; fax machine; phone; 10-key calculator; recreation van, and various recreation equipment used in programming.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk/hear, to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasional required stand on ladders, use of various recreation equipment and drive vehicles.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is can be both quiet and moderately loud given the season, the time of day, and/or location (inside/outside) in which performing particular job responsibilities.

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, rating of education/experience; oral interview, references; job related tests may be required.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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