Camp Facility Specialist - Camp Concord (Seasonal)

  • City of Concord, CA
  • South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Apr 10, 2019
Part Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $17.22 - $18.09 Hourly

Job Description



Parks & Recreation

Camp Concord (South Lake Tahoe)

April 16, 2019 - October 15, 2019

$18.09 Without Room & Board
$17.22 With Room & Board

*Room & Board includes: housing, utilities, and meals during food service delivery periods.

Open Until Filled


08/30/19 at 5:00 PM


The Ideal Camp Facility Specialist candidate is someone who:
  • Is detail oriented, able to multi-task, and has excellent time management skills;
  • Demonstrates excellent hospitality and customer service, and maintains grace under pressure;
  • Has knowledge, abilities, and experience in basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance;
  • Supports Camp Concord's efforts to create and maintain an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork;
  • Shows maturity and the ability to work with staff of all ages;
  • Has an energetic and positive attitude and enjoys working with staff and guests of all ages;
  • Is solution oriented and can effectively make difficult decisions in an efficient and timely manner;
  • Is flexible, yet dependable.

The Camp Facility Specialist is a seasonal position including room and board. This is a unique opportunity to live and work at Camp Concord, the City of Concord's summer resident camp and conference center facility located in the heart of the Sierras at Lake Tahoe. As a key member of the Camp staff, the Camp Facility Specialist is a partner in camp operations focusing on grounds, building, and custodial maintenance on over 45 structures that include a main lodge, and institutional food service facility, as well as equipment and vehicles.

The Camp Facility Specialist will maintain and repair the camp's buildings, grounds, equipment and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the camp.

This position works both inside and outside and may involve exposure to electric shock, variable weather (including winter snow storms), traffic conditions, noise, vibrations, chemicals, toxic materials, and noxious odors. Physical requirements for this position include moderate to heavy lifting (up to 100 pounds), stooping, reaching, crawling, climbing, hearing, speech, and visual acuity.

The City is committed to providing a safe and rewarding outdoor environment for all participants at Camp Concord within the context of the City's Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality.

Examples of duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Implements the preventative and corrective maintenance services operations at Camp Concord in cooperation with the Camp Director and the City of Concord Maintenance Services Department. Inspects, maintains, repairs, or recommends outside services as needed on all camp buildings, equipment, facilities and camp grounds. This includes plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, sewage and all other infrastructure.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines.
  • Assist with emergencies on site.
    • Assist in conducting opening and closing of Camp Concord as well as initial and end-of-season inventory.
    • Store equipment for safety.
    • Follow schedule for checking equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.
  • Work in all temperatures and environments both inside and outside exposure is required.
  • Casual, appropriate attire as required to meet job demands and settings.
  • Evening and Overnight duty during season may occur as well as weekend work required.
  • Conduct routine custodial rounds of buildings and grounds, identifying and responding to areas in need of greater attention.
  • General upkeep of the grounds, including; splitting, stocking and maintaining fire wood and various camp fire pits, raking and removing brush, branches, and wood piles from trails and walking paths, as well as keeping parking and road ways clear.
  • Manages, leads, and performs tasks related to custodial care of rest rooms and trash removal throughout the camp. Sweeps, mops and waxes floors, shampoos carpets, washes windows and walls, cleans furniture, maintains stock of supplies such as soap, paper towels, and toilet tissue.
  • Inspects and repairs water heaters and heating units, plumbing systems including valves and fixtures, kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, pumps, motors and the Camp Concord well water system. Unplugs drains and sewer lines.
  • Installs and repairs items such as electrical wiring, switches, circuit breakers, and power outlets. Removes and installs light fixtures, ballasts and fluorescent fixtures. Maintains outdoor lighting, emergency generators, radio/communication systems, overhead power lines, and other electrical equipment.
  • Inspects, maintain, repair or contract for services as needed to address all camp buildings, equipment, facilities and campgrounds, including plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, sewage and all other infrastructure.
  • Provide direction to staff for unskilled maintenance related tasks and projects.
  • Maintain roads, gate, and general camp security.
  • Prepares surfaces and paints indoor and outdoor facilities with a variety of covering materials to maintain appearance and protective qualities. Refinishes furniture & removes graffiti.
  • Performs all phases of camp opening and closing (winterizing and de-winterizing). Coordination of volunteer work projects from start to finish, including initial identification of project, outline of expectations, providing appropriate equipment and overseeing projects to their prompt completion.
  • Ensures that site and facility are in compliance with standards set by the American Camp Association, City of Concord, United States Forest Service, El Dorado County and State health and building codes. Be knowledgeable of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to sewer, water, garbage, and electrical.
  • Maintains Camp vehicles in safe operating condition through inspections, preventative maintenance and prompt repairs as needed.
  • Confers with Camp Director (and Leadership team when appropriate) on job priorities, work progress, and maintenance and repair problems. Establishes Camp maintenance procedures, recommends improvements and projects. Maintains monthly project reports tracking resources and results. Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative efforts with vendors and contractors. Purchases supplies and materials and updates maintenance inventories on a regular basis.
  • Follows safe work procedures. Ensures that proper safety precautions, regulations, and industrial hygiene practices are observed at all times. Reports equipment malfunctions, needed repairs, and safety/hygiene infractions to Camp Director.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, secure, and generally well maintained and aesthetically pleasing maintenance yard and shop.
  • Removes, relocates and rearranges furniture and equipment.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned or needed.

  • Ability to work as a collaborative member of a team, to relate and work well with other.
  • Ability to accept guidance, direction, and supervision.
  • Proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials.

  • Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify safety and environmental hazards related to camp operations and monitor guest and staff behavior and enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and stretch.
  • Ability to lift, up to approximately 50 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment weighing up to approximately 100 pounds.
  • Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment.
  • Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, and other motorized vehicles.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness or injury).

The ideal candidate should possess the skills and abilities needed to successfully implement the responsibilities of the position while demonstrating a great deal of initiative and a consistently positive attitude. They will be detail oriented, able to multi-task, exhibit excellent hospitality and customer service, as well as maintain grace under pressure. Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally, this will require:

Satisfactory completion of high school or equivalent, preferably supplemented by course work or technical training.

Two years of employment in a related field with an emphasis on basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, custodial, and landscape maintenance.

Other Requirements
  • Minimum age to apply: 21
  • A valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment.
  • *Current standard First Aid & Community CPR and AED certificate.
  • *TB clearance.
  • *CA Food Handler Card/ServSafe Certificate.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move 100 pounds and work in tight spaces or at heights for general maintenance and repair of camp grounds and facilities.
  • Must successfully participate in a mandatory, paid staff orientation training June 9th - 21st.
*Requirements must be obtained as a condition of employment. Necessary training and information can be provided.

  • Previous experience working with different age groups and/or previous camp experience.
  • California Class B Driver License with Passenger Endorsement is highly desirable.

To apply, complete the online application. All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined above. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to interview. All staff is required to pass a rigorous selection process including an application screening and multiple interviews. If successful in interview, a minimum of two references will be contacted and verified.

Fingerprinting and extensive background checks by the Department of Justice will ensue.
It is a policy of the City to refuse to consider a person for a position whenever that person's relationship to an employee, elected, or appointed official, or member of a board or commission has the potential for creating adverse impact on supervision, safety, security, morale, or involves a potential conflict of interest.

Please call Matthew Fragoso, Camp Director at (925) 671-3006 or email:

The City of Concord is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran's Preference Employer.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. It is a policy of the City to refuse to consider a person for a position whenever that person's relationship to an employee, elected or appointed official, or member of a board or commission has the potential for creating adverse impact on supervision, safety, security, or morale, or involves a potential conflict of interest.

1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/30/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time