The following descriptions do not state or imply that the duties enumerated here are the only duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to or expected of this position. Employees holding these positions will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
Classification: Nonexempt (Seasonal)
Reports to: Day Camp Camp Director (Primary); Lake Nixon Outdoor Center Executive Director (Secondary); other administrative staff
To further the mission of LNSDC by carrying out daily maintenance duties and assisting with ongoing facilities upkeep
Lake Nixon Outdoor Center is a ministry of Second Baptist Church, downtown Little Rock. All applicants are encouraged to visit the church website and social media (www.2bclr.com and Facebook @2bclr) to become familiar with the congregation, its Christian faith, and its commitment to inclusion. Individual staff will not be required to engage in explicit religious instruction or proselytism, but all staff are expected to represent the church in their work by displaying the highest standards of professional conduct and personal care for campers.
- Enjoy working with kids
- Be willing to learn new skills
- Maintain patience under pressure
Essential Job Functions:
1. Daily Maintenance duties
- FIll water coolers at camper pavilions on a set schedule
- Check trash cans on a set schedule, taking trash to dumpster as needed
- Monitor camp radio for calls related to maintenance needs
- Collect daily attendance sheets from counselors in the morning and deliver sheets back to counselors in the afternoon
- Assist with delivering snacks to campers
- Pick-up trash around main camp area as needed
- Other duties as assigned
2. Assist with ongoing facilities upkeep
- Lawn care (weed eating, mowing)
- Basic repairs to equipment (e.g hanging volleyball nets. airing up sports balls or inflatable SUP boards)
- Assist maintenance staff with more involved repairs
- Clear brush, downed branches from trails as needed
- Help monitor camp property for safety concerns, such as broken equipment of unscheduled visitors to property
- Other duties as assigned
Other Job Duties:
- Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities as assigned.
- Fully participate in all pre-season training including any virtual training.
- Assist in the planning and implementation of any special projects.
- Identify other tasks or duties that this position may be expected to perform but are not necessarily the primary focus of this position.
Maintenance crew members often have direct relationships with the counselors, kitchen staff, camp administration, and maintenance staff. It is helpful to identify the expectations of those relationships and communication between these groups of staff members.
Identify the specific equipment, facilities, and watercraft utilized at the camp which may be the responsibility of this position. Note the size of the craft, type of waterfront and related hazards.
(Minimum qualifications and experience)
- 16 years old or older
- Complete and pass all necessary background checks and pre-camp trainings
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Willingness to learn new skills
- Prior experience with basic lawn care tools and equipment a plus
Physical Aspects of the Position:
- Ability to communicate and work in a group
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
- Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to assist in the supervision of campers.
Some physical requirements of the LNSDC Maintenance Crew could be endurance, including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate waterfront equipment and waterfront activities. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Willingness to work irregular hours delivering programs. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying water conditions and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lake Nixon Summer Day Camp does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline and dismissal.