New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation

New York State Conservation Agency

New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation Adirondacks
Jan 31, 2019
Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking male and female staff for four residential Environmental Education Camps. All four programs cater to campers in two age groups: 11 to 13 years old or 14-17 years old. There are four camps around the state: Camp Colby near Saranac Lake and Pack Forest near Warrensburg both located in the Adirondacks, Camp DeBruce in the Catskill Mountains and Camp Rushford in Allegany County in western New York. Campers arrive on Sunday afternoon and leave on Friday at 4:30 PM. The four geographically diverse environmental education camps teach youth the importance of conservation. Well trained and hardworking staff are located at each camp. Their primary goal is to ensure the safety of all campers while teaching valuable lessons about the environment, and providing an opportunity for each camper to develop outdoor skills and knowledge. Room and board are provided to all staff members. Employment at camp begins in mid June and ends mid-August. All Camp Program Staff* - Directors, Counselors, Aides - due to the nature of working at a residential summer camp are overtime ineligible and can earn a maximum of 40 hours of hourly pay at the rate described below. Hiring for the next camps season begins in November. Each Camp will have the following minimum counselor positions (some candidates may qualify for more than one area). All counselors, Directors and Assistant Directors must be certified in American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies or equivalent and in American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent. Must have and maintain a current Driver's License. Position Requirements Here is a summary of the requirements for each position:   Position description summaries Remember to say you found this opportunity at