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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/17/18

Applications Due05/01/18

Vacancy ID51506

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Disabilities Camp Counselor’s (Summer Positions ONLY)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $12.53 to $18.21 Hourly

Employment Type Per Diem

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County To Be Determined

Street Address Broome DDSOO - Hudson Valley DDSOO - Capital District DDSOO

249 Glenwood Rd (Day Camp) - Camp Kanawauke (Day Camp) - Camp Wilton (Overnight Camp)

City Binghamton


Zip Code13905

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Developmental Disabilities Camp Counselors must be 18 years of age and eligible to work in New York State. Preference is given to individuals with education or experience in therapeutic recreation or camp programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Counselors serving as lifeguards must have American Red Cross lifeguard certification, first aid, and CPR. All candidates will be subject to a criminal background check

Duties Description Developmental Disabilities Camp Counselors assist in the provision of appropriate recreational and leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. The programs allow individuals to have summer fun in a natural setting. Counselors with appropriate lifeguard certification, may serve as lifeguards during water activities. The positions are temporary in nature and counselors may be assigned to day or overnight programs. Camp Wilton is a live-in position and includes room and board.

Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Personnel

Telephone 607-770-0241

Fax : 607-770-0528

Email Address


Street Please see below

see below

City see below

State NY

Zip Code 13905


Notes on Applying9 Week Program June 18, 2018-August 17, 2018.

Three Locations:
Broome DDSOO
249 Glenwood Rd (Day Camp)
Binghamton, NY 13905

Hudson Valley DDSOO
Camp Kanawauke (Day Camp)
540 (K-3) Seven Lakes Drive
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Capital District DDSOO
Camp Wilton (Overnight Camp)
75 Northern Pines Rd
Wilton, NY 12831

Submit cover letter and résumé by May 1, 2018. Please include EOA# 2018-20 to all correspondence.

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