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Campground Maintenance Staff— Camp Opemikon

REPORTS TO:

Camp Warden

WORK TIME:

  • 8 weeks. Flexible start date approx. June 15th-August 15th
  • 35 hours per week

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Campground Maintenance Staff (2 positions) will work in teams to maintain and improve the condition of the property. With an emphasis on safety, these positions will support the Campground Maintenance Coordinator and the Warden in the general upkeep of the campground and buildings, and will conduct routine cleaning operations.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position will reward the employee with a beautiful natural work environment and plenty of fresh air this summer. However, the position does require physical labour, including lifting and repetitive physical tasks. Operating basic landscaping machinery and the camp pickup truck will be required. Campground Maintenance Staff will be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Maintenance Staff will be provided PPE and safety equipment, but they will be expected to supply their own CSA certified safety work boots, and work gloves.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Basic landscaping and cleaning
  • General repairs and maintenance
  • Minor carpentry and painting
  • Lawn cutting and trimming using ride-on mowers, push mowers, and gas-powered trimmers
  • Cutting and removing brush
  • Dock and deck maintenance
  • New construction projects under the supervision of the Warden
  • Janitorial duties including bathroom sanitation and garbage collection
  • Pest control, when necessary
  • Maintenance of equipment and tools, including sharpening and oil changes
  • Processing firewood and delivering it to campsites

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Standard First Aid & CPR
  • Valid drivers license
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor environment during inclement weather
  • Current Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

For your safety & the safety of others, all Scouts Canada employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (unless they have a valid exemption). Declaration of vaccination status will be requested upon hire in addition to a clean Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening. Individuals requesting an exemption can do so by notifying the hiring manager.

Specific work experience is not required for this position, however, considerations will be made for candidates with aptitudes or previous work experience in the following fields:

  • Maintenance
  • Construction trades
  • Scouting experience and/or work experience at Camp Opemikon
  • Landscaping, lawn care
  • Small engine mechanics

If you feel you would be a great addition to the Camp Opemikon Maintenance Staff team, please submit a cover letter and resume to summercamp@scouts.ca. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs Grant position and as such, requires all grant funded employees to fall between the ages of 16 and 30.

Scouts Canada, thanks you for taking the time to consider this position. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. 


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If you think you will make a great addition to the team, please submit applications (Cover Letter and Resume) to summercamp@scouts.ca .

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