Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County CAMP WYOMOCO has an opening for temporary, seasonal, Summer Camp Night Patrol staff for the 2019 season.
Under the direction of the Leadership Team the Night Patrol staff will be responsible for coordinating and executing the nightly safety operations for 4-H Camp Wyomoco to ensure safety and security for approximately 165 residential campers and 50 onsite staff as well as the camp property.
This is a residential summer camp operating in July and August. This position does not include any cabin responsibilities. Camp Night Patrol staff are not required to live on camp property but housing is available if desired.
Physical requirements include bending, lifting, sitting, standing, stooping, stretching, walking. Hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and a normal range of eye-sight and hearing required to communicate with staff and manipulate camp equipment. Must operate with daily exposure to the cold, heat, rain, sun, and varying other weather conditions, as well as under irregular working hours in a camp environment. Ability to remain awake during evening hours and traverse uneven terrain in the dark.
Employment period will consist of one week of staff training June 30 to July 5 plus Sunday to Thursday nights the weeks of July 7 to August 9, 2019.
Assist with managing and overseeing the nightly safety operations for Camp Wyomoco summer resident camp.
Patrol the grounds from 10:30PM to 6:00AM Sunday night through Thursday night while camp is in session (July and August).
Monitor the safety of all camp staff and campers during the assigned hours.
Ensure campers and counselors are safe in their cabins.
Inspect the grounds for nighttime safety hazards such as roaming animals or unwanted visitors.
Inspect the exterior of the cabins, health center, and staff cabins; inspect the interior and exterior of the lodge, bathhouses, and other camp facilities.
Monitor and evaluate camp facilities and conditions.
Establish and follow appropriate routines, including record keeping in the daily log Work closely with Leadership team to ensure camper and staff safety. Communicate safety issues and assist camp leadership in addressing issues and/or safety concerns.
Prepare end of season summary and evaluation and make recommendations for the following season.
Record, file, summarize, and prepare reports as requested.
Be familiar with all emergency procedures. Thoroughly understand camp emergency action plans and help implement procedures if/when necessary.
Assist with emergency/crisis response and communicate to applicable staff as needed.
Assist with completion of First Aid Forms and Incident Report Forms when applicable.
EEO/EPO, Health and Safety, and Other Duties
Arrive on time for all scheduled activities and duties.
Participate in all required orientation, training, and/or in-service meetings and trainings as scheduled/required.
Maintain a clean, professional, well-groomed appearance while on duty keeping in compliance with the Association and Camp Dress Code Policy at all times.
Observe curfew and/or quite hours each night.
Keep all relationships on a platonic basis during camp hours and camp season.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Ensure the safety and well-being of camp staff and campers at all times. Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries, maintain a safe environment, and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
Assist Supervisor with implementation of camp crisis management plan and/or emergency management procedures as required.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions.
Interact with campers, staff, parents, families, and the general public in a professional manner at all times.
Aware of and adhere to all policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
Ensure complete confidentiality of sensitive information regarding campers and staff at all times.
Carry out assignments and other duties as directed by Supervisor.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Valid drivers' license, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation.
Ability to monitor the nighttime safety of the grounds, staff and campers during the hours of 10:30pm to 6:00am daily, maintain records, and implement a routine nighttime patrol.
Ability to remain awake and remain on camp property for the duration of the overnight shift. Evenings and weekends are necessary. (Camp sessions run Sunday through Friday).
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
Ability to transport/move supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to work flexible hours which will include evenings and weekends.
Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in English.
Ability to work long hours, in an outdoor/indoor setting, requiring regular physical activity such as walk extensively on uneven terrains in all types of weather.
Outstanding communication and teamwork skills.
Ability to interact in a professional manner at all times.
One year job related experience at school, university, etc., or Police / Military background, active or retired Previous experience working with children and adults in a resident camp setting.
At least 21 years of age.
NYS 8 hour Security Guard Training Certification.
Licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) highly preferred.
Desire to work in an outdoor, recreational camp community.
This is a temporary, seasonal, summer camp exempt position. Employment period will consist of one week of staff training June 30 to July 5, 2019 plus Sunday to Thursday nights the weeks of July 7 to August 9, 2019.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained. Contact Marie at email@example.com or 585-786-2251 x.130 with questions. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
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