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Camp Comstock Ranger - Ithaca, NY
Come join us at Camp Comstock in beautiful Ithaca,
N.Y. The Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent leadership development
organization for girls, helping them build courage, confidence, and
character! We are looking for a seasonal Camp Ranger to oversee Camp
Comstock from May - October, 2022. This position has the possibility of
becoming permanent full-time following camp season.
The Camp Ranger is
responsible for all grounds/building maintenance and repairs for property site
as delineated in property plan and as directed by the Director of
Camps & Outdoor Engagement; supports programming and works in
partnership with on-site program leaders. Serve as site host/hostess and property
liaison for rental group usage (Girl Scouts and other). Works in conjunction
with Summer Camp Director to ensure a safe, mission-based camp
Essential Duties and
Performs year-round grounds maintenance
which includes snow removal, trail clearing, road maintenance,
equipment maintenance, and lawn mowing.
Provides waterfront and archery/shooting range physical facility
maintenance, including set-up/ tear-down for seasonal programming.
Maintains the interior and exterior
operations of camp buildings. Maintains water supply testing and
treatment, septic system and plumbing schedules. Ensure garbage/trash left at dumpster
Seasonally opens and closes all outdoor
camping units by cleaning and making repairs, turning on water
systems, moving equipment, and winterizing pipes and water systems. Maintains inventory
of tools, equipment and supplies.
Coordinates with local fire officials to
arrange a yearly site visit. Maintains fire alarm and detection systems
and their operation, maintenance, and routine testing.
Must be onsite whenever there is a rental group on the property, or arrange for a suitable
Follows OSHA, GSUSA and council policies
and guidelines to ensure compliance with relevant Federal, state
and local laws, regulations, and codes. Meet ACA requirements, if accredited.
Is familiar with NYS Health Department
Codes, including Summer Camp and Temporary Residence subparts.
Maintains a good working relationship with the health department sanitation in
assigned county. Coordinates with County Health Department to conduct annual
permitting and keep copy
of annual safety plans onsite.
Utilizes systems such as Doubleknot and
other electronic systems to
confirm property reservations, assess rental group needs, and follow up with
group visits in a timely
organizes, and manages information
effectively; maintains basic computer literacy with relevant software; keeps
accurate and effectively
organized records protect the
council’s property. s
Provides security patrols at least once a
day when a group is staying on
the grounds; or when summer camp is in session.
Adhere to all COVID-19 protocols required
by NYS Department of Health and GSNYPENN. Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and
provide proof of vaccination.
Minimum Qualification Standards:
High school diploma required.
years minimum property maintenance/management experience.
knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other maintenance
have or obtain required certifications as related to site (CPO, etc.).
to operate heavy equipment. • Some travel is required. Must have ability to
work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
hold a valid driver’s license and insurance and be able to travel the 26 county
jurisdiction of the council.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Relevant certifications required, or able
to obtain within one year of employment (CDL, etc.) if position becomes
manner and appearance.
possess maturity and sensitivity to confidential information.
to work with minimal direction and supervision, with ability to organize time
and duties, follow through with assignments and meet deadlines. Ability to
coordinate numerous ongoing activities.
knowledge of Microsoft computer software required.
Machines and Software Used:
This position requires the regular use of
a computer. Ability to operate heavy machinery.
and Mental Requirements:
to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle or feel,
push, pull, reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
mental and visual attention to perform manual work, machine operations,
set-ups, inspections and adjustments that require frequent decisions to adjust
for variance from proper operation.
up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force
constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
• Weekend and evening
work is frequently required.
• The employee is subject to inside
and/or outside environmental conditions to include: extreme cold defined as
temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour, extreme heat
defined as temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour,
working in high places where possibility of falling exists/vibrations of the
extremities or whole body, atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odors, dusts,
mists, and/or other chemicals or lubricating fluids, moving mechanical parts or
moving vehicles and electrical current or high heat.
Pay: $21/hour (40 hour work week)
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V and LGBTQ