Camp Manager – Oregon

Lake Creek Youth Camp
Seneca, Oregon
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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Essential Functions: • Management of day-to-day operations during camp season, approximately May through September. Management of staff: • Assist Personnel Management Committee with the interview and selection process. • Conduct orientation for new staff persons. • Monitor staff to ensure completion of duties meets camp hospitality standards. • Meet with staff every two weeks, or more often as needed, to ensure good communications as a team. • Conduct staff evaluations at least two times during the season. Report concerns to Board of Directors for feedback and recommendations. • Schedule employee days off to ensure each employee has equitable time off as camp schedule allows. • Consult with Board of Directors regarding disciplinary action that may be required up to and including termination. Termination must have Board approval. Management of Grounds and Buildings: • Work with Caretaker to ensure that grounds and buildings are maintained to camp standards providing a safe hospitable environment for both staff and guests. • Ensure that all equipment is maintained, fueled and operational. Suggest retirement, replacement or alternatives to existing equipment used to operate the camp. • Ensure all maintenance logs are maintained on equipment. Customer service: • Ensure camp is ready to receive guests prior to their arrival. • Greet incoming campers and identify camper “representative”. Complete walk through with camp representative. Assign and unlock cabins for guests. • During first meal, orient campers to camp rules, meal times, etc. • Be available to work through any problems that arise during the camp. • When campers depart, do second walk through to verify condition of camp and note any damage done that would be the campers responsibility. • Collect monies owed LCYC including charges for extra campers who join for meals and/or overnight stays. • Direct the clean-up details to ensure camp is ready to receive the next group of campers. • Arrange for additional volunteer help as needed when another camp is scheduled to arrive the same day one departs. Food Services: • Work with kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared and served on schedule. • Work with kitchen staff to train in ordering and maintaining inventory. • Ensure kitchen is maintained to Oregon Health Department standards. • Ensure that all food handlers have a current Oregon Food Handlers Card. • Ensure all maintenance logs are maintained on equipment. • Communicate guests requests regarding dietary concerns to Cook. • Assist with food preparation and clean up as needed for large camps. • Arrange for additional help as needed on a per diem or volunteer basis. • Help receive and put away food orders. Pick up order from town as necessary. Reporting to LCYC Board: • Attend monthly board meeting. • Prepare report to be presented each board meeting to include how camps are going, monies received both from camps and the various other services available, how staff are functioning as a team, ordering concerns, maintenance issues, etc. • Make recommendations to LCYC board regarding any identified area of camp policy and procedure that could be improved. • Attendance at camp depends on employment status. Full time managers are expected to be in residence at camp the majority of the camp season. Part time managers are expected to be in residence at camp less time but are still required to maintain the above job description. • The part time manager may delegate greeting guests and doing initial walk-through and final walk-through if he or she has trained another person to do these tasks. • The part time manager must train a full time staff person to be the “host” in the event a problem arises and the part time manager is not on site. Other duties as assigned: Performs other duties as needed to help with grounds and building maintenance or food services. This position description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of assigned responsibilities and tasks and is subject to change at any time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Education & Experience: Supervisory and management experience. 2. Knowledge, Abilities & Skills: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service; ability to work with diverse groups; knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership and coordination of people and resources. Must possess ability to make independent decisions and work as a team with Board of Directors and other employees. Ability to communicate information, listen and understand, and present ideas. Working knowledge of all aspects of camp management including food services. 3. Other requirements: Must have access to a vehicle for on-the-job use and submit proof of a valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment. 4. RV or camp trailer required. JOB RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Board of Directors BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1. Meets performance requirements of essential job functions (with or without accommodation). 2. Adherence to guest and staff safety. 3. At-will employment. This position description is not intended to create a contract of employment. Adherence to the following Standards of Conduct: • Create a work place that fosters community, respects the inherent dignity of every person, and ensures safety and well-being. • Exercise good faith and honesty in all dealings and transactions. Avoid conflicts of interest or the appearance of conflict of interest. Provide accurate and truthful information in all transactions. • Exercise responsible stewardship of both human and financial resources. Maintain and protect the grounds, guests, and organizational information. • Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform the essential functions of this position. • Abstinence from the use of alcohol during camps. Zero tolerance of use of illegal substances. • No smoking or chewing tobacco in the kitchen or public rooms of the camp and within ten feet of building entryways, exits, windows, and intake vents. • Appropriate dress during camps and no shirts with obscene graphics or sayings. • Prohibition of foul language or inappropriate comments around guests or staff. • Firearms must never be visible during camps or around guests. Please submit a cover letter and resume to or contact Susie Brown at 208-731-8132 for more information.
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