The City is accepting applications for 30 contract counselors/summer camp positions. Camp counselors will work in the Youth Services Division of the Parks and Recreation Department.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have some experience working with children. Counselors will be responsible for the planning, organization, and initiation of all class programs and recreational activities. Interested job seekers should submit their applications no later than May 31 for consideration. Contract camp counselors typically work between 25-30 hours per week and the pay range is $10-$13 per hour.
Summer camps are expected to begin June 15 through July 31 unless changes are made due to COVID-19. The City will have precautions in place and adhere to CDC guidelines related to COVID-19.
Sun Splash Family Waterpark is currently accepting applications and hiring contract positions for the 2020 season. The park will host a Job Fair on Wednesday, January 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sun Splash. Onsite interviews will be conducted the same day.
Successful applicants will be friendly, dependable, and at least 16 years old. Those who plan to attend are asked to apply online for the position(s) they are interested in prior to the Job Fair at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/capecoral. To view current employment opportunities, complete job descriptions and to upload the employment forms that are required from minors, visit the website for more information or call the City of Cape Coral Human Resources Department at (239) 574-0530.
Upon hire, Sun Splash conducts an extensive training program for all employees, particularly new lifeguards who are responsible for the public’s safety in the park.
“Many of our seasonal employees are young people who are new to the workforce,” said Waterpark Manager Sandra Greiner. “We are proud to be able to give them a solid foundation and valuable life skills they can take with them to be successful in their future careers while ensuring the waterpark’s high standards of safety are maintained.”
Sun Splash will open for the 2020 season on Saturday, March 7, and will operate on a weekend and limited schedule. In early June, the waterpark plans to move to a seven day a week operating schedule, which will remain in effect through mid-August. Sun Splash is scheduled to close for the season on September 27.
Sun Splash Family Waterpark is Southwest Florida’s largest waterpark with more than 14 acres of slides, pools, flumes, food, and fun for all ages. It is located at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard, just 2.5 miles north of Veterans Parkway in Cape Coral. Sun Splash is owned and operated by the City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department.