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Interested in being part of the Facilities Team at one of the top summer camps in the country?
Falling Creek Camp is a traditional, residential summer camp for boys founded on Christian principles. We exist to shepherd the journey of personal growth through love and adventure. We believe in boyhood, live by a Code, and revere our community of campers, staff, and alumni. We are looking for someone who is “all in” with the same ideals and energy to join us on our mountaintop cove on 900+ acres in Tuxedo, NC.
To further the mission of the camp through your work as a member of the maintenance and facility team. Your focus is to maintain a safe and clean summer camp environment for Falling Creek Camp’s operations. You will work diligently to create positive relationships and communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals (i.e. participants, parents, staff, alumni, vendors, contractors, visitors, etc.).
You will be an active participant with the maintenance, repair, expansion, and inventory of camp tools, equipment, supplies, and vehicles. To be successful in this role, you will need to be well versed in general maintenance of equipment, buildings, and a working knowledge in landscaping, carpentry and building/construction, electrical, plumbing, farm equipment, and small engine repair.
Your impact on the community will be significant and will ensure we continue to create a thriving camp culture.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Strive to follow the Falling Creek Camp Code.
Work as an integral part of a team of Facility Managers.
Assists with supervising and coordinating the activities of summer operations and seasonal camp personnel as needed, and coordinating the resolution of complaints and service requests.
Maintain camp’s grounds and physical plant.
-Operate and follow through with routine tasks on a regular schedule.
-Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on all of Falling Creek Camp properties.
-Work to complete daily maintenance requests from seasonal and full time employees.
-Assist in the repair and expansion of buildings and facilities.
-Be able to work at heights either on buildings, repair/construction of high adventure courses, towers, camp buildings, and grounds.
-Assist in maintaining river, lake, natural rock, and waterfront areas.
-Be proactive to ensure the grounds and facilities look their best and anything out of place is returned to the proper location and trash removed.
Perform janitorial and general maintenance duties.
-Sweep, scrub, clean floors, wash windows/screens, put up/take down screens and storm windows, and cleaning of restrooms – repair same.
-Dispose of trash and waste. Help the team manage recycling.
-Removal/disposal of any insects or reptiles that could be harmful around camp.
Be familiar with and able to contribute to workflow of a plan/schedule.
Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines, as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards.
-Assist with emergencies on physical plant and site.
-Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory. -Store equipment for safety.
-Follow the schedule for checking physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.
-Attend safety training seminars and educational classes to maintain any licenses/standards required for camp.
This role gains support and guidance through the Facility Director.
Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills
-Identify, both visually and auditorily, safety hazards and monitor guest and staff behavior and enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
-Identify, both visual and auditory, to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the camp operation.
-Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).
-Ability to safely drive cars/trucks and operate tractors, mowers, and other motorized vehicles/equipment.
-Must be able to safely work with sharp tools or power equipment.
-Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and terrains.
-Must have manual dexterity, a good sense of balance, and excellent hand-eye coordination.
-Ready to learn new tasks through on-the-job training when necessary. Help to maintain and promote good relations within the community.
-Ensure that maintenance work does not interfere with the program unless there is a safety issue.
-Assist others where and when necessary to benefit the camps programs and rentals.
-Be able to use and wear full arrest harness, helmets, and other PPE in the maintenance of camp’s facilities.
-Hold yourself accountable for cleanliness of the facilities and work areas.
-Good team player – Essential to work with others on a team well, listening to ideas, and if needed, delegating responsibilities. Help others succeed.
-Flexible – Comfortable adjusting when needed.
-Positive – Pleasant to be around and work with.
-A self-starter willing to be proactive and take initiative.
-Be timely, organized, and meet and beat deadlines
-Ability to act with integrity and professionalism.
-Resourceful - Always works to find a way to make it work. Solution oriented mindset.
-Ability to remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations.
-Ability to accept and provide guidance, direction and supervision.
-Proficient with technology including Google, texting, Todoist, and “Hippo” (CMMS software project management).
-Organizational and problem solving skills are important to being successful in this role.
- September – April: Working hours 8:00am-4:30pm M-F generally, but available and willing to flex as needed.
- May - August: There will be times you will need to work longer days (typically an emergency that affects the operation of camp) and/or your weekly hours cover a different 5 days on/2 days off schedule.
- Vacation - 7 personal/health days plus 10 paid holidays/camp days off per year
-Education/Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent and 3+ years experience with facility maintenance or construction-related work. Valid Driver’s License
-Physical: Ability to physically walk, stand, bend, stretch, and lift, up to approximately 75 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment weighing approximately 100 pounds may be required. Understanding that stings and bites can occur even with safety equipment being worn.
-Job Type: Full-Time, salary, meals included during camp season, health insurance, 401k plan w/ company matching, and mobile phone.
-Compensation: Salary range can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, skills, and experience.