The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building.
The Maintenance Manager at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to serve as our overall general caretaker and to ensure the facilities are clean and fully functional. The Maintenance Manager will need to be available two hours each day camp is in operation; Sunday through Friday. The Maintenance Manager will ensure that the camp facilities are in general order before camp opens on Sunday for camper drop off.
Some physical requirements of this position could be endurance including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, running, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, cold, rain, sun, and other varying weather conditions, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.
The summer camp season begins with staff training on June 26 and includes 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday afternoon. Specific dates camp is in session are July 4 through August 13. Additional assistance will also be needed with the closing of camp August 14 through August 15, 2021.
Supervise and assist the Summer Youth Employment staff and Counselor staff in the general cleaning of the north and south palaces.
Make minor repairs when needed and in consultation with State Park staff, Camp Manager and CCE office when questions arise.
Notify State Park staff of any necessary repairs to equipment or facility.
Work closely with State Park staff in resolving maitenance issues.
If any camp hazards are identified alert the Camp Manager immediately.
Assistance with pool maitenance as requested by Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatics Manager
Assist in staff training on general maitenance where appropriate.
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior.
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Required and Preferred Qualifications
21 years of age or older
Possess training, certifications and experience in general maintenance practices
Training on the proper handling and disposal of cleaning chemicals
Experience working with basic tools
Ability to provide instructions and supervision to camp staff
Salary and Benefit Details
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are not available for this position.
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
To be considered for this position, all candidates must:
Complete *ALL* sections of the online application and questionnaires.
Attach a Resume.
Attach names and contact information of at least 2 References.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
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