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The Village posts summer and full-time work

The Village of South Orange is hiring. A number of jobs, summer and full-time, are posted online here, and listed below.

ADMINISTRATION Position: DEPUTY VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR     TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH ORANGE VILLAGE, Essex County, www.southorange.org, is seeking a responsible, dedicated, organized professional for the newly created position of  Deputy Village Administrator. A Bachelors Degree, minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government or a related governmental or institutional field, computer proficiency and excellent written and oral communication skills are required.  The Deputy Village Administrator reports directly to the Village Administrator and will have varied management responsibilities, including attendance at meetings of the governing body and various committees outside of normal business hours, service as Village Public Information Officer, interaction with Village Department Heads, outside agencies and the public, and various budgetary responsibilities. This is a full time unclassified position with a salary range of $80,000 - $95,000, DOQ/E, with full benefit package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and 5 year salary history to Barry R. Lewis, Jr., Village Administrator, via email to DeputyVA@southorange.org no later than February 21, 2013.     DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS Position: Summer Camp Counselor Download application Here  

The Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs hires Camp Counselors each year for its Summer Camp Program (complete job description attached above). This program is a 7 week, half day program for South Orange children ages 4 through grade 8. The program begins in late June and ends in mid-August. (Program details are available at www.thebaird.org). Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, attend pre-camp counselor training and be available for the entire 7 weeks of the program. Applications (attached)  are accepted at the Baird  beginning in January each year.

    Position: Lifeguards and Pool Personnel Download application Here   The Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs hires lifeguards and seasonal personnel for the Community Pool for the summer season each year. Applications (attached) are accepted at the Baird beginning in January each year.      Position: Summer Camp Employment- Early Child Care Professional Wanted Download application Here  



 The South Orange Summer Playground Program is a half-day, seven week Day Camp program sponsored by the South Orange Dept. of Recreation & Cultural Affairs.  The Department is seeking a Senior Counselor for the Kiddie Camp, its summer day camp program for 3 and 4 year old children.  The Senior Counselor is responsible for planning and organizing daily activities of the campers in cooperation and coordination with the Camp Director. The Senior Counselor is also expected to provide leadership, guidance, direction and oversight of the Junior Camp Counselors assigned to the Kiddie Camp program.  All counselors will work with the same group of campers throughout the summer, traveling with the children each day and participating in all activities.   Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, music, local “field trips”, indoor and outdoor play. 

The ideal candidate will be a college graduate and have a minimum of one year experience working with preschool age children in a classroom setting.  Early Childhood Education degree or equivalent preferred. In addition, candidates should be enthusiastic, responsible, mature, patient, fun, organized and energized.

Applicants must be available to attend pre-camp Counselor Training sessions and work the full camp season, June 28th through August 13th, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am-1:30 pm.

Pay range $12-16 per hour, depending on level of experience and qualifications.

    Position: South Orange Community Pool- Assistant Manager    

The Village of South Orange is seeking an assistant manager for the community pool. Candidates must posess aquatics, supervisory and administrative experience. Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications preferred.  Reports directly to pool manager, assisting with all operations and functions of the pool as needed. For a complete job description CLICK HERE. Salary commensurate with experience.

Submit cover letter, resume and references for consideration to recreation@southorange.org.



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