Camp Maintenance Person/Driver

UNITED SOUTH END SETTLEMENTS

United South End Settlements (USES) is a community-based nonprofit organization serving children, teens, adults, and seniors through programs in art, education, technology, and social services. USES has held true to its settlement house roots, committing to the motto of neighbors helping neighbors to grow and thrive. Our extended family is an integrated team of participants, staff, volunteers, community leaders, and business partners. USES operates in three locations in the South End ; Harriet Tubman House, South End House, the Children’s Art Centre ; and Camp Hale on Squam Lake in New Hampshire. Please visit our website at www.uses.org.

The Camp Hale season is two and a half months long with five camping sessions ; rookie camp for boys 6 to 10, session I for boys 7 to 10 years old, session II for boys 11 to 14 years old, father son weekend for boys 6 and older, and session III for girls 8 to 14 years old. During camp sessions pairs of counselors work together providing 24-hour supervision to a cabin group of 6 to 8 campers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The residential aspect of Camp Hale enables the agency to provide children with more in-depth guidance, support, and opportunities for personal growth. The important partnerships that develop with both parents and children can extend across the calendar year.

Summer 2014 Camp Staff must be available from June 8th through August 27th.
Training week: June 9th through June 20th
Father Son Weekend (boys ages 7 and up): June 20th through June 22nd
Rookie Camp (boys ages 6-10): June 25th through June 29th
1st session (ages 7-10): June 25th through July 13th
2nd session (ages 11-14): July 17th through August 9th
3rd Session training week: August 9th through August 13th
3rd Session (Girls ages 8-14) August 13th through August 25th

The location of this job is 93 Milbridge Road, Center Sandwich, NH.
Camp Hale provides room and board.

Maintenance Person/Driver

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Camp Maintenance Person/Driver is responsible for maintaining the equipment, grounds, and buildings of the camp site and engaging the services of contractors for technical jobs.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be at least 25 years old and have a valid drivers license. Must have experience in building maintenance, cleaning materials, general housekeeping methods, technical skills in carpentry to perform repairs and minor renovations required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Clean and maintain buildings and equipment.
2. Make repairs to buildings and equipment as needed or directed.
3. Instruct in the proper use of specialized equipment.
4. Keeps the grounds in good order and the roads passable.
5. Make periodic inspections of the camp site.
6. Maintain duties of fire protection and coordination with local fire officials.
7. Report general condition of the camp property to the Director.
8. Check the activities of outside repairmen when necessary.
9. Make authorized purchases and repairs to equipment.
10. Pick up and drop off staff, children, and equipment.
11. Accept other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (with or without accommodation)

• Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and be capable of repetitive motion
• Position requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or a 20 pounds of force constantly
• Work requires visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment and to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature
• Position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to: humanresources@uses.org
In the subject line, please specify the position to which you are applying.
No phone calls, please.

Center Sandwich, New Hampshire
2014-06-01
United South End Settlelements
Human Resources
humanresources@uses.org
(617)375-8134
566 Columbus Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02118
United States
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