Utah State University

Camp Counselor II

City Park City
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/2/2023 5:42 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Park City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
10-25 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Swaner EcoCenter
Advertised Salary
$9.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


The camp counselor II position at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter in Park City will assist with daily summer camp functions for the 39 camps offered from June--August. This position is intended for teens who are entering 9th through 12 grades in Fall 2023, and 2023 high school graduates. This position will help teens develop leadership skills, provide teaching experience and opportunities to meet other motivated teens, give teens meaningful workplace skills, and help them build their resume and a reference for future jobs. Camp themes focus on nature, science, art, and exploration.


Camp Counselor IIs must commit to at least four weeks of work at Swaner June--August, as well as attending a mandatory counselor training in June.


For opportunities for high school graduates, higher education students, and professional educators, please see the job positing for Environmental Educator at Swaner.


  • Attend camp counselor training sessions
  • Help with set up and clean up of camp each day, including preparing supplies, sweeping, arranging classroom, etc.
  • Play age-appropriate games with campers, as directed by camp lead
  • Lead small group activities
  • Ensure camp is a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for all campers
  • Act as role models for campers and other counselors


  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Must be entering 9th-12th grades in Fall 2023, or graduated from high school in Spring 2023
  • Ability and desire to work with youth, other teens, and adults
  • Strong work ethic and sense of responsibility
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to help with both outdoor and indoor activities, including (but not limited to) hiking, wading in streams and ponds, walking on uneven ground, games, crafts, and indoor activities

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$9.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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