Head Lifeguard - Peconic Dunes

Head Lifeguard, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Job Description Summary: The Head Lifeguard will assist the Aquatics Director with: implementing and evaluating the snorkeling and swimming program; conducting swim tests; training lifeguards and CITs; setting up waterfront during orientation and ensuring safe conditions throughout the summer. The Head Lifeguard will work with lifeguards and the Aquatics Director to promote overall safety, both on and off the water. He/she will provide leadership and guidance for a group of ten campers and participate in general planning of camp program. Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned. Participate in staff meetings and training events as scheduled.

Required Qualifications:

    • One or more years of experience as a senior camp counselor
    • One or more years of experience as a lifeguard.
    • Valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent
    • Valid American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification or equivalent
    • Valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor or equivalent
    • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with campers and other staff members
    • Must be at least 18 years old to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
    • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
    • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
    • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

                        Preferred Qualifications:

                          • One year of college (30+ credit hours) and coursework in education, physical education, outdoor recreation, youth development or related field.
                          • One or more years of experience as a camp counselor.

                          POSITION DETAILS:

                          Salary Range: $3,500.00

                          Benefits: No Benefits

                          Date Position Available: June 12, 2019 – August 25, 2019

                          HOW TO APPLY:

                          Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments. External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job(External Candidate) document for additional guidance.Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for aJob (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

                          Questions please contact:

                          Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
                          Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
                          423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
                          (631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8, peconicdunescamp@cornell.edu

                          No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

                          The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

                          Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

                            Last updated December 3, 2018