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Day Camp Counselor

Posted: January 26, 2024 Expired: February 23, 2024
Busch Gardens Tampa
Tampa
1 Year

Busch Gardens Tampa

Day Camp Counselor

SEASONAL POSITION
Busch Gardens is a place of thrills, fun and positive, lasting memories. And that's just what its like to work here! As a key member of our team, you'll play a major role in bringing happiness and excitement to people from around the world. If you're dedicated, dependable and driven to deliver exceptional guest service, this is a place for you!

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Prospective candidates must be available to work the full length of the summer schedule, May 20th  through August 8th, 2024
  • At least 1 year college preferred
  • Previous related experience with camps and/or working with children preferred
  • A valid Driver's License with ability to meet SEA’s driving guidelines
  • Able to work in an outdoor environment for an extended period and endure high heat, humidity, possibly dusty and damp
  • This position requires extensive walking, standing, and long hours managing children. Tasks may also include bending; some overhead reaching and use of hands.
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift to 50 pounds, occasionally carrying items between floors
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Strong leadership qualities are a must

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall safety and wellbeing of campers in 1st – 12th grades, overseeing them throughout the park, behind-the-scenes, overnight and during off-site field trips.
  • Teach and implement assigned camp curriculum encompassing environmental science, zoology, physical science, etc. in an effective and timely manner
  • Provide guidance to campers by keeping them on task and behaving appropriately
  • Facilitate interactions between campers and park staff
  • Anticipate and willingly participate in designated camp duties including preparation of activity materials, set up and breakdown of equipment and classrooms, team-building exercises, and advanced preparation for incoming campers
  • Knowledge of camp standard operating procedures and processes, getting around the park or any field trip sites
  • Provide camper transportation both inside and outside the park
  • Perform as a role model for younger students by displaying team spirit and enthusiasm throughout the summer program.
  • Adhere to Company standards on wardrobe, conduct, safety, cleanliness, and timeliness
  • Complete assigned day camp duties and assist camp team as needed; perform other duties as assigned based on business need
  • Evaluate camper performance

What it takes to succeed:

  • Consistently practice safe work habits and report unsafe situations.
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals and groups, respecting social and cultural diversity, recognize/consider the needs of others in daily interactions and decision-making, and maintain appropriate boundaries using interpersonal skills (skills used to reduce stress and conflict, improve communication, and increase understanding).
  • Ability to use effective and appropriate self-care practices for maintaining overall wellness, and mental, emotional, and social resiliency (such as handling stressful situations appropriately) needed for a job in a fast-paced, interactive environment.
  • Be able to successfully complete all legal, company and department training requirements to include but not limited to passing required tests and certifications within established timelines.

The perks of the position: Ambassadors will enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment, and great teammates, as well as:

  • FREE park admission
  • Discounts on park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
  • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Exclusive employee events and giveaways
     

EEO Employer:
SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, PREGNANCY, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.

How to Apply

Apply online: https://buschgardens.com/tampa/jobs/

Busch Gardens Tampa
3605 East Bougainvillea Ave
Tampa, FL 33612

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