Recreation Instructor (Head Counselor)

Job position / title
Recreation Instructor (Head Counselor)
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Accepting online applications only at
Application deadline: 4:30 PM Friday, March 1, 2019

Bellingham Parks & Recreation is seeking an enthusiastic, fun and energetic Head Counselor to join our staff for Summer Camp!

Employment runs from May 1 – August 31, 2019. Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30-4 pm. A paid ninety minute onboarding session must be attended prior to May 1 start date: sessions will be offered on either April 22 or April 25. Other recreation program opportunities, such as special events, may be available in addition to camp duties. Candidate may be eligible for part time work in general recreation programs after completion of summer camps.

Minimum of six months experience preparing, teaching and leading recreation activities required.

Demonstrated leadership skills required.

Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification at time of hire and maintain currency throughout employment.

Valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record as verified by a three-year driving abstract at time of hire.

The current vacancy also requires a Washington State Food Worker Card

For full qualifications, see job posting at

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
30-40 hours, May – August
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
How to apply
Accepting online applications only at

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter