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Job Announcement - Camp Maintenance Specialist (Allyn, WA) - Girl Scouts of Western Washington

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  • Doug I. Kimura
    [cid:image001.png@01CCF883.AC2C7260] JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Maintenance Specialist, Camp St. Albans (Allyn) $11.00 per hour, 3 month temporary At Girl Scouts we know
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 2, 2012




      Maintenance Specialist, Camp St. Albans (Allyn)

      $11.00 per hour, 3 month temporary


      At Girl Scouts we know that given the opportunity, every girl can become a leader with the courage to act on her values, develop the ability to make clear decisions, and acquire the self confidence to make a difference in the world around her.  Girl Scouts helps girls grow courageous and strong through girl-driven programs, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests of girls. 


      Camp St. Albans is a busy Girl Scout camp, located just outside of Allyn in Mason County.  The gorgeous 414 acre property contains a lake, has significant elevation changes and dozens of structures.  Camp St. Albans is used nearly year round with programming that includes resident and day camps during the summer season, rowing, canoeing, sailing, archery and horse programs.  Our maintenance staff takes great pride in the upkeep of this beautiful camp.


      Girl Scouts of Western Washington (www.girlscoutsww.org) is currently seeking a motivated Maintenance Specialist to assist our small camp property team in preparing the camp for the summer season.  The Maintenance Specialist will be a key member responsible for helping to ensure the usability, safety and security of Girl Scouts of Western Washington’s Camp St. Albans property and facilities.  This is a full-time, temporary position that will run through the end of June.

      Qualified candidates should have prior experience with a variety of general maintenance skills and be comfortable working outdoors in the bracing Pacific Northwest spring weather.  Mechanical skills including plumbing, electrical and construction are preferred.  Candidates should be motivated to positively impact the lives of girls and a passion for the outdoors is preferred.   


      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@... indicating the job title, your last name and where you saw this posting in the subject line of the e-mail.


      Essential Functions:


      Assist in maintaining camp property, facilities and equipment in accordance with health and safety regulations, Girl Scout and American Camp Association standards, and the established maintenance plan.


      Perform forestry related work in silviculture and maintenance of related roads, trails, etc.


      Assist with service projects, work parties, capital and major maintenance projects.


      Maintain daily log of maintenance activities and other records as directed.


      May work with camp users, staff and volunteers in providing camp services.


      Contribute to a positive image for Girl Scouting by maintaining positive public and interpersonal relations with visitors, users, staff, volunteers, businesses, governmental agencies and the local community.



      Provide onsite, back-up maintenance and security support to designated staff, such as the Site Manager and Camp Program staff, for camp users, staff and volunteers as necessary.  


      Other duties as assigned.


      Minimum Qualifications: 

      ·         High school diploma or equivalent.

      ·         One year related experience in trade skills including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, vehicle and equipment maintenance and operation.

      ·         Ability to work independently.

      ·         Strong interpersonal skills to ensure effective interaction with individuals at all levels and backgrounds.

      ·         Availability to work varied hours including some nights and weekends as necessary.

      ·         Valid Washington State driver’s license, vehicle in working condition, proof of insurance or the ability to fulfill timely travel requirements across widespread regional geography.

      ·         Satisfactory results from criminal background search.

      ·         Willingness to maintain Girl Scout membership.


      Working Conditions:

      ·         Operate power tools and equipment including chainsaws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and shop tools

      ·         Work on ladders and roofs of various heights

      ·         Operate tractors and lawnmowers

      ·         Work in cramped spaces

      ·         Year-round outdoor work

      ·         Lift objects up to 50 lbs

      ·         Physical stamina to work throughout camp, including rough terrain and extensive hills

      ·         Work with paints, sealers, solvents, etc.


      About Girl Scouts of Western Washington

      Girl Scouts is for every girl and we are committed to serving girls who face sometimes overwhelming obstacles through programs such as Girl Scouts Beyond Bars, serving the daughters of women in prison, Girl Scouts Fostering A Future, serving girls who are in foster care, Girl Scouting in the School Day meeting with girls in area elementary and middle schools and Skills For Life, serving girls in low income housing communities, many of whom are new to this country. We currently serve over 26,000 girls in partnership with nearly 13,000 volunteers throughout seventeen counties in western Washington.  In addition to our headquarters, we operate field offices located in Bellevue, Bremerton, DuPont and Marysville, as well as six camp properties: Camp Lyle Mcleod and Camp St. Albans near Belfair, Camp Robbinswold on the Hood Canal, Camp Evergreen near Longview, Camp Klahanee near Hoquiam and Camp River Ranch, near Carnation.

       Girl Scouts of Western Washington staff is committed to upholding the following values in our work:

      Diversity • Balance • Fun • Dependability • Stewardship • Respect • Integrity • Transparency • Collaboration • Innovation • Dynamic

      An Equal Opportunity Employer



      Doug Kimura, SPHR

      Vice President, Human Resources

      Girl Scouts of Western Washington

      601 Valley Street

      Seattle, WA 98109


      Phone: 206.826.2176

      Fax: 206.633.5099



      Girl Scouting builds girls

      of courage, confidence,

      and character who make

      the world a better place.



      The Girl Scout Cookie Sale is here! Girl Scouts will be selling cookies to the public March 2-18. To find a location near you, visit http://cookielocator.littlebrownie.com.


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