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Job: Site Support (Aldersgate Retreat Center)

Job: Site Support (Aldersgate Retreat Center)

Title Site Support (Aldersgate Retreat Center)
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Job Information

Job Summary:
Through special attention to maintaining the physical improvements and the grounds the maintenance support staff assists in accommodating guests in safe, clean and comfortable surroundings, supports guest groups’ programs, washes the dishes and other kitchen ware, assists in the preparation, serving and clean-up of family style meals for guests and site staff, and enhances guests’ enjoyment and camp/retreat experience by performing
the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time by the Site Director and Director of Operations.

• Clean and maintain grounds and facilities to reduce risk of danger or injury to persons using grounds and facilities.
• Washes dishes, pots, pans and trays according to applicable American Camping Association Standards and state and local laws and regulations.
• Carries pots, pans, trays, dishes etc.
• Assists in unloading and storing supplies.
• Sweeps and mops kitchen and dining room.
• Removes trash from kitchen and dining room to dumpster.
• Cleans spills in kitchen and dining room.
• Maintains dishwashing area in a clean and orderly condition.
• Operates kitchen equipment safely.
• Performs cleaning functions as needed.
• Washes, sorts, counts, folds, marks or carries linens, and makes beds at sites that offer linen service.
• Vacuums, sweeps, scrubs, strips, waxes and polishes floors.
• Cleans cabins, rest rooms, hallways,
• Dusts furniture. Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, sills.
• Empties and washes wastebaskets and trash cans, and transports trash and waste to disposal area.

• Cleans cabins, rest rooms, hallways,
• Dusts furniture. Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, sills.
• Empties and washes wastebaskets and trash cans, and transports trash and waste to disposal area.
• Replenishes rest room supplies
• Trim trees, scrub brush, and rake debris to clear a fire safety zone
• Minor repair of items recommended by staff including electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
• Assist in maintaining facilities for trash collection company, gas company, and electric company, etc
• Attend staff meetings and training.
• Moves materials and supplies to appropriate areas in camp as requested.
• Assists in maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment.
• Be acquainted with community fire, police, and emergency service departments.
• Performs minor routine maintenance functions such as tightening locksets, replacing light bulbs, unstopping clogged drains.
• Assists in other maintenance functions such as painting, roofing,
• Assists in preparing the swimming pool for the season, maintaining its operation for the season and in shutting down the swimming pool at the end of the season.
• Assist in maintaining and repairing the Septic System or Sewage Treatment Plant.
• Maintain and build trails near to and inside the camp
• Assist in maintaining a water treatment plant or process for potable water use within camp
Program Support
• Assist and or setup and facilitate camp programs when and where appropriate.
• Instruct and ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures/philosophy in adventure challenge, pool, archery, educational hikes, trip and travel, and climbing tower activities when and where appropriate.
• Deliver fun and energetic camp programs within your scope of training.
• Write and evaluate lesson plans that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
• Assist in the training and support of other staff in the area of program support.
• Evaluate the success of the camps program and the development of the camper’s abilities and skills in the specific program for which you facilitate and or help facilitate.
• Assist in all program support function for which you are assigned.
Qualification Requirements:
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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Persons who work at this level shall be responsible for keeping the camp buildings and grounds clean and to do minor repair work. They may have advanced skills in one or more maintenance areas. They may from time to time be asked to work as dishwashers or cooks helpers. They will be expected to have elemental knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry repair and moderate level of general cleaning. They will have the additional responsibility of doing high level repair in their areas of expertise. Willingness to pursue job related continuing education, training and certification opportunities at employer expense and at initiative of
employee or employer.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret instructions and documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematics Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Skills:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Customer Service Skills:
Possession of a “hosting mentality”, and ability and willingness to serve a broad range of guests and programs. Possession of the ability and willingness to accept direction and supervision.
Possession of the ability and willingness to win and hold the cooperation and goodwill of the people served and of associates.

Certifications / Licenses / Registrations:
Possession and maintenance of valid driver license
Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain:
Community CPR Certification
American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certification (or equivalent)
Other camp support program functions and certifications

Other Skills:
Ability to operate and maintain, or ability to learn to operate and maintain tools, equipment and vehicles used in the performance of this job.

Tools and Equipment, Machines and Vehicles used in this position include:
Mop, broom, cleaning brushes, commercial dishwasher, carving and paring knives,
residential type gardening tools; common repair tools such as: hammer, pliers, screwdriver, hand saw, fire extinguishers; residential and commercial grade food service equipment such as microwave and convection ovens, and or stove, hoods, dishwashers, mixers; vacuum cleaners, full-size pick-up truck and chain saws.

Materials used in this position include:
Oven cleaners, dishwashing compounds, floor cleaners, strippers and waxes. Roofing materials (3 tab shingles, roll roofing, felt, & related supplies), propane, kerosene, lumber, residential type cleaning products, paints, stains and varnishes, gasoline and motor oil.

Forms & Reports associated with this position include: Preventative maintenance, job requests, and related forms.

Physical Demands:
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with co-workers. The employee is frequently required to traverse steep and uneven terrain. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and move up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
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.
The Conference is a non-profit, Christian organization. The employee is expected to model a Christian lifestyle, be sympathetic to the purposes of the United Methodist Church, and supportive of the Conference and CORMC Mission Statements.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, vibration, and risk of electrical shock, and risk of fire. The employee may work at an elevation above 6000 ft and in temperatures above 100°F and below 32°F. Occasionally there may be snow.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to travel to other locations, for a significant number of days at a time for other campsite emergencies.
The employee is required to submit a driving record, and to provide proof of and to maintain personal vehicle insurance in amounts at least equal to minimums required by law.

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