Career Opportunities

Position:  Facility Manager

Pay Classification:  Full time (average 40-hours per week); includes some weekend and evening hours; salaried position

Reports to: Executive Director

Purpose of Job:

  • Oversee the regular maintenance of facilities to ensure its preparedness and safety for campers and guests.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Supervise seasonal Facility Assistant from May 1st through September 30th
  • Maintain grounds, facilities, equipment, vehicles, and materials to meet or exceed requirements and standards of county, state, and federal authorities
  • Perform routine cleaning (i.e., empty trash, sweep, mop, vacuum and stock bathroom products) and respond to maintenance requests
  • Responsible for set up for programs & events with assistance from Facility Assistant when possible
  • Perform minor repairs on all buildings, systems, and equipment
  • Perform grounds maintenance (mow, weed whack, plant irrigation, memorial garden, water gardens, snow plow, shovel, trash & recycling, etc).
  • Perform and document routine safety inspections of facilities, systems, equipment and grounds
  • Develop and monitor facility operation budget projections; Oversee pricing & purchasing of janitorial, facility supplies, facility equipment, etc.
  • Respond to urgent maintenance calls and participate in the creation of emergency preparedness plans. This position is the first point of contact for these calls.
  • Active involvement in planning and execution in any construction and/or renovation projects
  • Sit on Camp’s Facility Committee
  • Perform pool maintenance: Routine skimming and sweeping of the pool, check and document pool sanitation levels, adjust pool chemicals as needed
  • Maintain & upkeep of Lessor house
  • Develop and execute written comprehensive facility plan that includes regular inspection, routine maintenance, repair and replacement of all camp systems. This is to include daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks.
  • Utilities (communication, refrigeration, propane, electrical, etc)
  • Waste Management
  • Water System
  • Fire Protection (fire suppression, alarm, etc)
  • Pool Maintenance (Seasonal)
  • Risk Management
  • Tool/Equipment
  • Vehicles
  • Facilities
  • Grounds
  • Document facility work performed regularly and update and amend facilities manual as needed
  • Assist with the camp rentals
      • Conduct tours for potential user groups
      • Prepare facility to meet the needs of the users (Housekeeping, Set-up, etc.)
      • Provide hospitality for on-site user groups (Check-in, Walk through, Maintenance, Check-out, etc.)
      • Coordinate & train volunteers to stay overnight for onsite rental groups OR be onsite for overnights if volunteers are unavailable
  • Fulfill other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.  5 years experience in managing maintenance department.
  • Must be flexible and meet deadlines.
  • Mature, capable, mechanically oriented person with basic custodial skills; small engine experience preferred
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision from, and work with, others.
  • Desire and ability to work in an outdoor camp environment that is drug-free and tobacco-free.
  • Self-starter, detail oriented and good organizational skills.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, and appropriate personal behavior.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license.
  • Ability to read and interpret bills and work proposals.
  • Ability to effectively share information and respond to questions.
  • Pass state and federal background check
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors and guests.
  • Visually identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to job.
  • Understand how to operate tools and equipment safely.
  • Physically lift, carry and use tools and supplies up to 50 pounds throughout the work site.

Work Schedule:

  • While performing the duties of this job, must be available to work irregular hours, shifts, weekends, holidays.  

Please send resume and cover letter by June 22nd to hattie@takumta.org

Internship Opportunities

An internship with Camp Ta-Kum-Ta allows you to learn new skills while making a positive difference in the lives of children who have or have had cancer!  We offer non-paid internships to motivated students who need community service for their high school or students who can receive academic credit from their college.

For more information contact:
Hattie Johnson at 802-372-5863, hattie@takumta.org