Eagle Island, Inc.
Seasonal Property Manager
Location: Eagle Island Camp, Upper Saranac Lake, New York
Reports to: Executive Director and Camp Director/Assistant Ex. Director
Employment Period: Full-time for approximately six months - anticipate May 1 - October 31, but dependent in part on Island opening and closing - impacted by ice out and ice in. Position may include the opportunity for part-time during other parts of the year.
Salary: Between $22,500 and $27,500 for six months, depending on experience, skill sets, and other factors, prorated based on number of months worked.
Lodging included, as are meals during the camp season. If reside in the local area, living full-time on the Island may not be required, but some overnight stays may be expected
Members of the Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and underserved communities are encouraged to apply.
Position Purpose: To maintain the historic Eagle Island Camp property to the highest standard, which enables our staff and campers to have the best and safest camp experience possible. Ensure compliance with all governing bodies including the state and local agencies and the American Camp Association
1. Key Responsibilities
- Schedule and participate in Island and camp opening and closing, as well as the daily oversight and completion of necessary maintenance of the camp facility, including but not limited to: assist in Island spring opening and fall closing - including water and wastewater system; camp-wide water testing (with appropriate record keeping); sanitation facility maintenance; waterfront, dock and boat maintenance; platform tent set up and upkeep; building maintenance, condition evaluation and repairs; trail clearing; trash removal; routine vehicle maintenance; lawn-mowing and weed-whacking.
- On-site management and oversight of State and Federal grant-funded construction projects.
- On-site management and oversight of non-grant construction contractors, other than ADK CampCare.
- Participate in planning and prioritization of capital projects.
- Transport construction contractor personnel to and from Island as needed.
- Transport or coordinate transportation of volunteers and others to and from Island as needed.
- Transport or coordinate camper personal property to their assigned areas and the mainland during campers arrivals and departures.
- Supervise and assign tasks to volunteers as appropriate.
- Assist with providing a safe and secure camp environment.
- Maintain and protect natural resources, including forest and water resources.
- Using Google Suite: email, spreadsheets etc.
2. Participation in the Camp Community
- Train and supervise seasonal maintenance staff in the proper care and use of maintenance tools and equipment, program equipment and materials, and cleaning supplies.
- Take responsibility for the use and care of camp-owned or leased equipment and facilities, including maintaining an inventory.
- Keep records and make or prepare reports as requested.
- Be part of the camp Emergency Response Team for physical, security, and weather-related emergencies.
- Participate in required staff development and training, including leading sessions.
- Participate in pre-camp set-up, inventory, and evaluation.
- Participate in post-camp clean-up, inventory, and evaluation.
- Maintain excellent communication with the campers, parents, and staff.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Camp Director and Executive Director.
3. Qualifications and Essential Functions
- Must be21 or older by the start of camp.
- Prior and demonstrated experience with power tools such as lawn mowers, weed whackers, chainsaws, etc.
- Prior and demonstrated experience with backhoe and similar heavy equipment a plus.
- Basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical knowledge, or ability and willingness to learn.
- Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment, including an understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals and their safe and efficient use, or willingness to learn.
- Ability to communicate regularly and effective by email and on shared communications platforms, or willingness to gain proficiency.
- Current and clean driver's license.
- Powerboat experience. NY State Public Vessel License or willingness to obtain.
- Ability to learn to operate barge, a plus.
- Willingness and ability to share skills with and train other staff and with volunteers.
- Maturity, strong leadership qualities, and good judgment.
- Willingness and ability to live and work with children and adults of various backgrounds, life experiences, and identities.
- Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work as part of an effective camp staff team.
- A belief in, adherence to, and willingness to promote the mission of the Eagle Island Camp.
- Willingness to learn and apply computer skills such as use of email, basic spreadsheets, andorganizational programs
4. Physical Aspects of the Position
- Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to hazards related to working outdoors.
- Visual and auditory ability to answer phones and emails.
- Must be able to remain calm and assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
- Ability to perform activities such as running, bending, stooping, and stretching, particularly when assisting in camper activities.
- Ability to traverse varying terrain, from flat to hilly, while moving between activities.
- Ability to operate with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and varying environmental conditions.
- Ability to lift as much as 50 lbs.
- Able to climb and stand on scaffolding, ladders, and platforms.
- Work at heights up to 20 feet.
- Work with paint, cleaning compounds, and solvents, in dry, liquid, powder, spray or aerosol forms.
- Work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.
provided by The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Location/Region: Saranac Lake, NY (12983)