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Waterfront Director

Job Title: Waterfront Director

Classification: SeniorStaff

Reports to: Camp Director

Start Date: To Be Determined Depending on availability.

End Date: Approximately 2 days after the last camping session.

Accommodations: The Wil-Knot

Payment: $9,800 total

Position Purpose: The Waterfront Director is to supervise and manage the waterfront staff throughout the summer, as well as ensuring the safety of all waterfront activities. They are to be a resource to the waterfront staff and provide feedback and assistance to the staff as well as complete written and verbal evaluations of the cabin counsellors. As a Senior Staff member the Waterfront Director is also responsible for various administrative duties and pre-camp planning

Essential Job Functions

  • Participate in daily camp programs monitoring the wellness of campers and the performance of counsellors
  • Supervise and manage the waterfront staff
  • Provide both formal and informal evaluations for the waterfront staff
  • Maintain proper written records of evaluations for the waterfront staff
  • Be an available resource for all staff
  • Plan and co-ordinate with the senior staff, pre-camp staff training and staff events
  • Co-ordinate with the Program Director when providing feedback for the waterfront staff
  • The facilitation of staff meetings
  • Conflict management and resolution among staff and among campers


  • 19 years of age at time of employment.
  • 4 years of experience, or similar experience working with children.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C.
  • NLS certification
  • Instructor certifications (Recommended)
  • Extensive experience with teaching aquatic lessons and programming

Other Job Duties

  • Assist in other areas of Camp operation as requested by the Camp Director, including but not limited to; program areas, all-camp activities, camper supervision, meal supervision, and emergency procedures.
  • Lead the emergency procedures alongside the Camp Director
  • Complete weekly report cards for campers depending on the current aquatic program being offered
  • Take on supervisory needs throughout the camp when appropriate.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all Camp activities, planning and leading of activities.
  • Participate as a member of the Camp staff team to deliver, plan and supervise evening programs, special event, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Camp maintenance and preparation for the camping season.
  • Be an ambassador for Camp, throughout the entire period of employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Able to keep calm in emergency situations and lead
  • Be able to work and communicate well with a variety of age groups
  • Understand the developmental needs of young people
  • Possess the ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in camp program area


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

April 30, 2022

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