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Facilities & Maintenance Director
Camp Fire Inland Southern California
Camp Nawakwa
Full time Position
On site housing provided with board also provided during the summer months
4650 Jenks Lake Road East, Angelus Oaks CA 92305
 
Camp Fire Inland Southern California is a non-profit youth development organization, which operates a residential camp program, Camp Nawakwa, near Angelus Oaks California. We are looking for an individual with experience managing facility maintenance and housekeeping, ideally at a residential facility.
 
The Position
The Facilities & Maintenance Director shall support the mission of CFISC Camp Nawakwa in all areas of Camp operations.  This also includes supporting all other areas of Camp operations, such as food service, administrative office work, marketing and program support, with highest level of hospitality and customer service. The Candidate shall understand that he/she is an employee of Camp Fire Inland Southern California and shall conduct himself/herself as an ambassador of the organization.  The position requires that the successful candidate live on site.
 
The qualified candidate shall have competence in all areas of facility operations management and delivery and will be directly responsible for ensuring that all Local, State & National certifications, permits and standards are met. They will oversee and manage all aspects of building maintenance, grounds, equipment, vehicles, contract services, housekeeping and operations budget. The desired candidate would work closely with all Camp residential staff and Camp Fire Inland Southern California Rancho community based staff.
 
Key Areas of Responsibility for Facilities & Maintenance Director
  • Plan, organize and direct all maintenance aspects in compliance with health and safety codes, building codes and other regulations as well as Camp Programs, all aspects of Housekeeping, Operations Standards and Budget, while also available to provide Food Service support.
  • Be an active part of the Camp Leadership Team.
  • Work with and communicate to the Executive Director of Camping Services on all matters concerning budget including its creation and implementation on a regular basis.
  • Obtain bids and develop proposals for special Camp maintenance projects on sight and make determinations to outsource or perform in-house.
  • Provide for the fulfillment of all needs for maintenance, repair to all Camp facilities and utilities as needed.
  • Provide/monitor the testing, reporting and compliance with all regulatory authorities for water, waste, hazardous materials, health, American Camp Association, U.S. Forest Service, safety and fire regulations.
  • Oversee and support Facilities and Housekeeping to fulfill the needs listed above.
  • Directly responsible for ensuring all buildings are maintained and secured during non-operation times.
  • Provide and maintain system of communicating and reporting the needs and schedule for the implementation of the responsibilities listed above.
  • Provide and maintain financial records of all expenses related to the above responsibilities including, receipts, invoices, contracts, and inventories for supplies, equipment, food, and materials.
  • Works with High Trails as the lead Camp Nawakwa staff to ensure that all regular maintenance needs are met in support of the High Trails program.
  • Daily check- in with assigned on site rental groups.
  • Take a lead role in the hiring, training and supervision of all Maintenance & Facilities staff (Maintenance and Housekeeping).
  • Ensure all new employee paperwork has been completed in line with CFISC polices & procedures, in a timely manner.
  • Conduct periodic staff meetings with a planned agenda.
·      Work with the Camp Program Director and key seasonal staff (Health & Food Services Supervisors) to ensure effective delivery of relevant program and operation goals are achieved.
·      Support Camp community and public relations events.
·      Assist with marketing as needed.
·      Ensure Camp walk through duties are preformed both during season and off-season.
·      Provide on site security of the site both during operation and non-operational times.
·      Respond to emergency situations in line with the Camp’s established emergency protocols.
·      Respond to facility emergencies in a prompt manner, which require working evenings and weekends.   
·      Daily inspection and maintenance of grounds such as trimming of landscape, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping of floors in cabins, kitchen and restrooms, checking for adequate supply of water in tanks, checking chemicals and water level, and sweeping and vacuuming swimming pool.
·      Maintain pool operations, during the summer months
·      Supervise and facilitate weed clearing, pine needle removal, etc., according to Fire Marshall’s and U.S. Forest Service specifications.
·      Ensure safe storage of chairs, beds, program equipment, etc. during the off- season.
·      On call responsibilities as assigned.
·      Other duties as assigned.
 
 
Accountability
The Facilities and Maintenance Director will report to the Executive Director of Camping Services
 
The following seasonal employees will report to the Facilities and Maintenance Director: Facilities Maintenance Technician and Housekeeping lead (Food Service Manager in the Executive Director’s absence).
 
The Operations Manager shall not invite guests on property without express written permission of Executive Director of Camping Services.
 
The Operations Manage shall not engage in activities that are or could be in competition with Camp Fire products or services.  Activities may include working as a lifeguard, archery instructor, climbing wall instructor, or any other part time job during normal working hours.
 
The Operations Manage is required to complete a purchase order for any purchase for camp that will not be covered by petty cash.
 
Camp Fire Inland Southern California will not be responsible for personal equipment or tools that are lost or damaged.  The Operations Manage will be responsible for checking out and maintaining equipment and tools at camp.  All broken or damaged tools must be returned to maintenance building and reported.
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and or Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledgeable and semi-skilled in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating, masonry, mechanical repairs and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directing, highly responsible, and work cooperatively with others and customer service orientated
  • 5 years progressive experience in professional business management and ability to exhibit skills related to that experience with particular attention to the delegation of responsibilities to others, planning, organizing and directing the activities of staff and vendor services.
  • Demonstrated understanding of facility operations, general construction and function of related equipment, ability to read and understand construction plans, equipment diagrams, and Standard Operating Procedures, Health, Food Safety and Sanitation, and Preparation Practices & Regulations.
  • Ability to exhibit skills in fields of Human Resources and Relations, Marketing, Purchasing, Accounting, and Data Processing.
  • A general knowledge of chemicals used in cleaning, maintenance, and sanitation and their safe usage.
  • Possession of California Safe Serve Food Management certificate or other state complainant food service certification or obtain certification within first 90 days of employment.
  • Possession of Commercial Pool Operator certificate or other state complainant pool operator certification or obtain certification within first 120 days of employment
  • The ability to think entrepreneurially and work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to be accountable to weekly deliverables
·      Positive attitude, strong work ethic, team player.
·      Work well under pressure.
·      Ability to pass background check & TB test.
  • Current Red Cross First Aid & CPR or acquired in first six months of employment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. Forest Service, Health Department, American Camping Association and Insurance regulations and standards for all aspects of camp operation.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and good driving record. 
  • DMV clearance required on an annual basis.
  • Insurance – Liability is required by California.
 
 
 
Additional Qualifications
 
  • Must be able to:
  • Read and follow policies and procedures
  • Lift and carry 50 lbs
  • Use all types of program delivery equipment
  • Use computer spreadsheet software
  • Drive personal/Camp vehicles
  • Identify and respond to problems and hazards in all aspects of Camp operations
  • Act as role model for seasonal staff and operate in an orderly and professional manner
 
Compensation & Benefits:
 
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Competitive Salary (Salary depending on experience)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Professional development
The Executive Director of Camping Services would directly supervise the Facilities & Maintenance Director. Send resume, cover letter to Johnny@campfiretoday.org and a completed Camp Fire Inland Southern California Application. We will be accepting applications until position has been filled.

Unit Leaders(Male & Female)
 
Unit Leaders will be responsible for supervising Counselors and ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in a wide range of camp activities including hiking, archery, arts and crafts, climbing wall, swimming, canoeing, and outdoor living skills. In addition to leading and supervising camp activities, Unit Leaders will support Counselors through all daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Unit Leaders will serve as program leadership and mentors to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. Unit Leaders will report directly to the Program Director. Unit Leaders will live on site during the delivery of programing. Through the supportive guidance of camp counselors, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Unit Leaders will be:
  •  To supervise Counselors within their unit.
  •  Facilitate leadership development activities for Teen Academy.
  •  Facilitate large and small group activities.
  •  Act a positive role model for campers.
  •  Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers and Counselors.
  •  Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  •  Punctual and prepared for training and when on duty.
  •  Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  •  Attend 9 days of staff training.
  •  Maintain a clean camp and cabin area.
  •  Live on-site while camp is in session.
  •  Clean camp areas after programming.
  •  Keep campers safe at all time.
  •  Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  •  Attend Staff Meetings.
  •  Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  •  Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.

Camp Counselor
 
Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa is looking for energetic and motivated male and female counselors to provide an outstanding camp experience to our campers.  Counselors are responsible for supervising campers throughout camp sessions, ensuring the safety of campers, and building an inclusive and engaging camp experience for all campers.  Through the supportive guidance of camp counselors, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation. Counselors will live on site with campers.

The key duties of the Resident Camp Counselor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in camp all activities.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Punctual and prepared for training and when on duty.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and cabin area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Report maintenance needs to Operations Manager.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Unit Leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Head Cook

The Head Cook will supervise and work with the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility.  The Head cook is accountable for the kitchen staff, preparation of meals, cleanliness and scheduling of kitchen personnel. The Head Cook will manage all food service aspects in compliance with health and safety codes and other regulations. Additionally the Head Cook will work with Camp Directors to inventory, order, receive and store all food stuffs.  The Head Cook will plan and execute all meals served during camp sessions.

The Candidate shall understand that he/she is an employee of Camp Fire Inland Southern California and shall conduct himself/herself as an ambassador of the organization. The Head Cook will report directly to the Executive Director of Camp Services.


The key duties of the Head Cook will be:

  • To plan and execute delicious and nutritious meals for campers and staff.
  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • To use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • Training kitchen staff.
  • Maintain pantry and storeroom.
  • Plan Menus and utilize left overs.
  • On call to respond to group needs.
  • Customize menu offerings to meet the specific needs of campers and staff.
  • To lift and carry 30lbs.
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen.
  • To arrive ready to work on time.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • Participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work.
  • Live on site during program delivery.
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure.
  • Exhibit a basic interest and knowledge of food, names, terminology and food nutrition.
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Executive Director of Camp Services.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Lead Cook
The Lead Cook will assist the Head Cook and the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility. The Lead Cook will assist the Head Cook in the planning and execution of all meals served during camp sessions.

The key duties of the Lead Cook will be
  • To assist in the planning and execution of delicious and nutritious meals for campers and staff.
  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • Assist in the training of kitchen staff.
  • Use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • On call to respond to group needs.
  • Customize menu offerings to meet the specific needs of campers and staff.
  • To demonstrate proper use and maintenance of knives, slicers, processors and other hand implements
  • To lift and carry 30lbs
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen
  • To arrive ready to work on time
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • A willingness to participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work
  • Live on site during program delivery
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Head Cook
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Assistant Cook
 
The Assistant Cook will assist the Head Cook and the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility. The Assistant Cook will work with the Head Cook to deliver delicious and nutritious meals to campers and staff. The Assistant Cook will have an attitude of enthusiasm and willingness to work hard under pressure while improving your skills and creativity in the kitchen.

The key duties of the Assistant Cook will be:

  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • To use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • To demonstrate proper use and maintenance of knives, slicers, processors and other hand implements.
  • To lift and carry 30lbs.
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen.
  • To arrive ready to work on time.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • To participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work
  • Live on site during program delivery
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure.
  • To demonstrate basic food preparation skills including use and maintenance of knives, hand implements and commercial kitchen equipment
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Head Cook
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Head Lifeguard
A Head Lifeguard is responsible for  providing lead supervision for Lifeguards monitoring activities at the Camp Nawakwa Swimming Pool and Jenks Lake. These duties include functioning as a Lifeguard in maintaining order, preventing accidents, rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning and assessing camper swimming skills. The Head Lifeguard operates under the direct Supervision of the Operations Manager. The Head Lifeguard supervises staff when at waterfront facilities including instructions in pool operating procedures, rules, safety practices, maintenance, and related matters. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Head Lifeguard will be:
  • Supervise  campers during waterfront activity time.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when supervising waterfront areas.
  • Maintain pool and activity equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.

Climbing Instructor
 
The Climbing Instructor will meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions while supervising campers at the climbing wall. In addition to climbing activities the instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Climbing Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The Climbing Instructor will live on site during program delivery.
 
The key duties of the Climbing Wall Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in climbing programming.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when running climbing wall activities.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE..


Outdoor Living Skills Instructor

The Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in outdoor skills activity time. The Outdoor Living Skills instructor will develop and implement activities for campers during OLS program time.  The OLS Instructor will meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions while supervising campers. In addition to OLS activities the instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. The Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The OLS Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The OLS Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in OLS programming.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when running OLS activities.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Drama Instructor

Drama Instructor will develop and execute projects and activities with campers. The Drama Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in drama activity time.  The Drama Instructor will use the utmost care to supervise and provide guidance to campers. In addition to drama activities the Drama Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Drama Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The Drama Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The Drama Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The The key duties of the Drama Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in Drama programming.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.




Archery Instructor
The Archery Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in archery training and practice. The Archery Instructor will abide by and meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions. In addition to camp archery activities Archery Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Archery Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. Archery Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The Archery Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Archery Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in camp Archery programming.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Arts and Crafts Instructor

The Arts &Crafts Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in arts and crafts activity time.  The A&C Instructor will use the utmost care to supervise and provide guidance to campers. In addition to arts and crafts activities the A&C Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. A&C Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The A&C Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The A&C Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Arts and Crafts Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in Arts and Crafts programming.
  • Develop activities for campers.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.