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Resident Camp Counselor

at SeaWorld

Pay: up to $11.43/hour
Posted: 3/12/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 36383425BC90D2137751F8078C2BB669

Job Description

Basic Job Functions
  • Provides supervision and instruction to campers in Resident Camp Program at SeaWorld San Diego.
  • Acts as a role model to campers by displaying team spirit and enthusiasm throughout the entire camp season.
  • Resident Camp Counselors live in the dorm facility at SeaWorld San Diego during their employment as a Resident Camp Counselor.
  • Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

Principle Duties
  • Carries out the activities outlined in the camp curriculum (including in-park and out-of-park activities).
  • Supervises campers throughout the day and night.
  • Dines with campers and sleeps in the dorm facility.
  • Meets and assists parents and campers.
  • Assists in the arrival and departure transportation of campers.
  • Transports campers to out-of-park activities.
  • Supervises basic health and safety of campers.
  • Monitors camper behavior during camp and completes necessary paperwork.
  • Assists Zoological staff with campers and work areas.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and supplies as well as inventory of all materials.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, Training
  • Must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must provide proof by first day of employment of valid CPR/AED/First Aid certification from American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or National Safety Council that is valid through August 9th, 2019.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license; out of state residents, active military, their dependents and students, must have a valid United States driver’s license and provide a copy of the DMV report from their state of residency.
  • Must be able to work indoors and in outside weather conditions (i.e., wet and/or humid conditions, direct sunlight).
  • Must have strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to use mechanical devices such as a microphone (hand-held or headset), voice projector, computer, sound system (portable and non-portable) with speakers, video projector, slide projector, laser light pointer, television, telephone, equipment lift, slide screen, and inflatable teaching tools.
  • Must be able to positively interact with guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or languages, and individuals with special needs.
  • Must be able to conduct physical activities such as: climbing, crawling, kneeling, lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, standing, reaching, and grasping.
  • Must be able to frequently lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable working with and around children 9 to 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to demonstrate resilience in a fast-paced, kid-centric environment with little down time.
  • Must be able to work near marine and terrestrial animals and crowds of people.
  • Recreation, marine biology, biology, zoology, or education majors preferred.
  • Two years experience working with children in a resident camp environment is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hours and Availability
  • Must have 7 days of unrestricted availability (available 24 hours per day) from May 29th through August 9th, 2019

Resume required

More Information

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego, CA





3/26/2019 11:59 PM ET

Application Instructions

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