Job Title: Interim Camp Namanu Assistant Director of Property
Reports to: Camp Namanu Director of Property
Exempt/Non-Exempt from OT rules: Exempt/Salaried
At Camp Fire Columbia, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark– a passion that inspires and drives them to set and achieve goals for their future. Founded in 1910, our comprehensive program starts with early intervention at the elementary level, bridges the learning gap for middle school, and helps students thrive and plan for bright futures during high school. During the school year, Camp Fire works in partnership with dozens of schools in the Metro Area. During the summer months, we offer summer camps in the Portland metro area and at our beautiful 552-acre camp, Camp Namanu, bordered by the vibrant Sandy River and presided over by century old trees. Our programs directly serve over 4,000 kids ages 5- 18 each year across an eight-county area, including the greater Portland metro region. Camp Fire Columbia helps serve an additional 11,000 children and families annually through partnerships and special projects. For more information, please visit: http://campfirecolumbia.org/
Camp Fire is committed to building a diverse team and culture. We recognize that there are many aspects of one’s life experience that contribute to the growth of our organization. We encourage everyone to apply. If you believe in our values and mission and want to contribute to the work we do, we want to hear from you, even if you don’t meet every one of the qualifications listed.
This position is responsible for supporting the Camp Namanu Director of Property (Director of Property) in all aspects of facility upkeep and maintenance. This is a 6-month interim position with the possibility of extension depending on internal hiring outcomes and job performance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
- Assists the Director of Property with regular camp maintenance, requiring a basic knowledge of facility upkeep and repair.
- Participates in and assists in all facets of camp facility maintenance.
- Lives on site when covering for the Director of Property, hosting rental groups or as needed.
- Maintains and operates a variety of vehicles.
- Attends and supervises work projects at service weekends, corporate days of service and other service events.
- Directs groups while drawing boundaries in a tactful and friendly manner.
- Assists with site tours.
- Promotes the rental program through community building with current renters.
- Performs custodial and cleaning duties, as assigned.
- Acts as on-call support for Namanu events and facilities.
- Brings opportunities for donated and discounted materials and services to the attention of the Camp Namanu Executive Director (CNED) and/or Director of Development.
- Supports Camp Namanu Director of Programs and CNED as needed to ensure highest quality summer camp experiences, and client experiences.
- Supports Camp Namanu Rental Manager to ensure the highest quality experience for all rental groups.
- Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
- Acts as a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire… we are in it for the kids!
- Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
- Attends Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
- Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
- Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
- Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
- Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
- Other duties as assigned.
This position supervises the seasonal maintenance staff, volunteers, contracted workers and others as needed in the absence of the Director of Property.
- Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
- Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
- Self-starter, proactive.
- Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
- Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
- Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.
This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position at a high level.
A high level of competence in all facets of facility maintenance, including but not limited to all aspects of carpentry and building, plumbing, electrical, septic, lawn and garden. Challenge course instruction experience is a plus.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Has advanced basic computer job skills including logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, download forms, and preserve/backup important data.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card and First Aid & CPR certification. This position requires a valid insurable Driver’s License.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to perform periods of repetitive motion tasks (hammering, drilling, etc.).
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.
Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.