Montgomery County Department of Recreation

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Montgomery County Department of Recreation

    Montgomery County Department of Recreation

    4010 Randolph Road . Silver Spring, Maryland . 20902-1099


    for Seasonal Summer Fun Center Employment

To apply for seasonal employment with the Recreation Department, follow these easy steps:

     Read this information carefully before completing the attached pre-application form and before coming in to

    be interviewed.

     Send in your completed pre-application form.

     If you are selected for an interview, a career recreation professional will contact you to set up an interview

    (Note: The selection process may take several weeks, and an interview is not guaranteed.)

     Keep this information for future reference!

     You must be at least 16 years old to be considered for employment.

     Under 16 years old? Contact the teen team at 240-777-6985 for more information about volunteer

    opportunities within the County.

    Summer Fun Centers

     SFCs provide arts, crafts, sports, games, and special events; no swimming or field trips.

     SFCs operate for six weeks: 06/29/09 to 08/07/09 (Note: closed July 3)

Work hours are from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm for most sites; 7:45 am to 3:15 pm at selected sites, Monday through


Selected sites have extended hours from 3:00 to 6:00 pm; staff hours may be adjusted, but will not exceed 40

    hours per week.

The staff-to-camper ratio is 1:25. The age of participants is 5-12 at most sites; 5-13 at selected sites.

Pay for SFCs: Camp Directors/Assistants 40 hours/week; staff

Mandatory training will be held in June (generally T-F of the week before the program start date).


    Hiring Procedures: What to Expect

     Your employment is contingent upon being cleared by Occupational Medical Services


     You may not begin work until you have been cleared by OMS. Therefore, it is imperative that you submit the

    Medical History form immediately by faxing it to OMS as it takes several weeks to process (fax: 240-777-5132).

     You will be called to schedule time to be fingerprinted, and you must show your original Social Security card and

    a photo ID as part of the hiring requirements. You must also complete all forms in the employment packet. (At

    times, fingerprint cards are rejected or forms are returned due to incomplete information. If this happens, you are

    expected to complete the returned paperwork within 24 hours.)

     You cannot work until all paperwork is completed, turned in and approved in writing by the Hiring

    Coordinator. Failure to complete the paperwork will result in cancellation of the Hiring Agreement. If you are selected for a position, you will be sent a Summer Temporary Employment Agreement to sign. You must return the Agreement by the deadline to receive a conditional offer of employment. By signing the

    Agreement, you are indicating a commitment to work the dates of the program at the stated pay rate.

    Pay Information

     You will be paid every two weeks, but the check will arrive two weeks after your actual work. Example: For pay period 06/07/09 to 06/20/09, you will receive your pay check on 07/03/09. The Agreement will indicate the pay level you are being offered. You will be offered a pay level (below) that

    reflects the position’s level of responsibility and/or your experience.

    Position Grade Pay Range

    Camp Counselor Grade S1-S3 $7.00 - $8.83

    Assistant Camp Director Grade S4-S5 $9.82 - $11.14

    Camp Director Grade S6 $13.78

    Camp Area Coordinator Grade S7 $16.45

    CPR and First Aid

All Summer fun Center staff is required to have current certification in CPR and First Aid.

     You may arrange for your own training or attend one of the training sessions scheduled by the Recreation

    Department. It is your responsibility to get the appropriate certifications.

     Pre-Application for Summer Fun Center Employment 01.09

    Montgomery County Department of Recreation Summer Camps

    Pre-Application for Summer Fun Center Employment

    4010 Randolph Road . Silver Spring, Maryland . 20902

POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR: please check all that apply

    Program Director ? Assistant Program Director ? Counselor ?

Name: Date: (Month/Day/Year)

    E-Mail: Phone:

Address: (Street) (City) (State) (Zip)

    College Address:

Year of High School Graduation: Year of College Graduation: Major:

    ? Employees are expected to attend up to 15 hours of orientation in June and work six weeks beginning June

     29 until August 7, 2009. Are you able to arrange your personal schedule around these dates? ; Yes ; No

? Check all Montgomery County regions that interest you (break down of regions are on the fourth page):

     ; Down County Region ; Eastern Region ; Mid-County Region ; UpCounty Region

     What specific location or program interests you and why?

? Language proficiencies other than English, if any:

? Certifications: Please be prepared to hand in a copy of your certifications with your formal hiring paperwork


    CPR (adult/children)

    First Aid


    Pool Operator

    Canoe Instructor

    ? Please give details below about your previous summer camp employment.

     Name of Camp: Supervisor: Phone:

     Job Title: Employment Dates: Salary:


? List all current and/or previous employment and volunteer experience (i.e., especially jobs in which you were involved

     with children):

    ? List any classes that you have completed relating to working with children or leadership:

? Briefly explain your experience in the following areas that would relate to working with children, camps and programs:






? If you have worked or volunteered as a CIT for the Department of Recreation, please give the name, the location and

    dates of the program for which you worked/volunteered:


    ? If you have never worked or volunteered for the Department of Recreation, you must give the names of two

     references that we may contact (Must be adults unrelated to you. NO PERSONAL REFERENCES).

     This must be filled out completely

     Name/Title Address Phone



    ? Have you ever been convicted of an offense other than minor traffic violations? ; Yes ; No

     If yes, give details.

     (Note: A conviction does not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment.)

? Share any additional information you would like that is not addressed above:

    ? How did you hear about us? (please be specific)

? Please submit this pre-application to the Region where you want to work. You will be called for an interview

     based on the availability of positions and the qualifications you have listed.

     Montgomery County Department of Recreation Down County Region Down County Region 240-777-6900 11315 Falls Road, Bethesda, Potomac, West Silver Spring Potomac, MD 20854

    Montgomery County Department of Recreation Eastern Region Eastern Region 240-777-4980 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, Silver Spring, Takoma Park Burtonsville, MD 20866

    Montgomery County Department of Recreation Mid-County Region Mid-County Region 240-777-4930 3950 Ferrara Drive, Olney, Sandy Spring, Rockville, Wheaton Silver Spring, MD 20906

    Montgomery County Department of Recreation UpCounty Region UpCounty Region 240-777-6940 12900 Middlebrook Road, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Damascus Germantown, MD 20874

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