Greensboro Government Jobs – Playground Counselor

Website City of Greensboro

Job Description:

The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is a dynamic team transforming the way needs are met and services are provided to our residents. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Playground Counselor. The Playground Counselor is responsible for overall day-to-day group programming, discipline, direct supervision and management of children in the Summer Playground Program. The Playground Counselor must be able to relate to school age children (ages 5-15) and conduct age appropriate activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and assists with implementing the summer food service program;
  • Assists with set-up and breakdown of activities and cleaning of program area;
  • Provide exceptional customer service;
  • Maintain a positive and appropriate relations with children, parents, staff, etc.;
  • Provide emergency response as per training when necessary;
  • Be enthusiastic and make the playground a safe and fun place for the community.
  • Acts as a role model to the children by exemplifying the City of Greensboro’s Core Values (Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Stewardship);
  • The Playground Counselor will attend and participate in program activities, staff meetings, staff trainings, etc.;
  • The employee in this position will supervises children between the ages of 5-15;
  • Collect data for daily reports and maintain records and reports;
  • Facilitates both formal and informal play activities;
  • Plans, organizes, and implements a daily schedule of activities including crafts, sports, wellness, games, music, drama, etc.;

Job Requirements:

  • Must be available to report to work for orientation and training in early June 2022.
  • May apply to participate in a First Aid / CPR class for staff prior to summer season to attain certifications

Qualification & Experience:

  • Prior experience working with school aged children
  • High School diploma / GED
  • Prior experience using Word and Excel software programs
  • Valid Driver’s License

Job Details:

Company: City of Greensboro

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: High Point, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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