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Camp Ranger – Camp Samac

Oshawa, ON

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” We need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship and fun to 17 million Canadian youth. We have reinvigorated our program to meet the changing demands of youth and are searching for a recent graduate who is looking to begin an exciting career in the Non-Profit sector to help us develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

Reporting to the Property Operations Manager the Camp Ranger will work in partnership with the Camp Warden. The Ranger will be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the camp environment which welcomes Scouts from across Ontario.  Camp Samac is in the heart of the Durham region and hosts many local youth organizations. The ranger’s role will be to ensure our members and customers are welcomed to this wilderness playground.

Do you think you have what it takes to become our next Camp Ranger at Camp Samac? If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!

 

General Responsibilities

Working in collaboration with the Warden to:

  • Maintain in good working order and to required safety standards all camp property and fixtures
  • Maintain the grounds in a safe manner, including required grass cutting and snow removal
  • Maintain all camp facilities in a clean, hygienic condition meeting all health regulations
  • Ensures camp is secure and responds to any security concerns as required
  • Maintain camp tools and equipment in good working condition using applicable safety equipment
  • Maintain camp vehicles and watercraft in a good working condition meeting current safety standards
  • Maintain all program material in safe and good working order
  • Ensure proper disposal of all waste materials following all applicable laws and regulations
  • Assist with construction and camp maintenance projects as directed

 

Support Camp Administration:

  • Supervision of arrivals and departures of facility user groups
  • Maintain open communications between Maintenance and Office Staff including Property Manager
  • Support positive relationships with facility neighbors and the local community
  • Where possible promote and encourage service projects by Scouting Groups
  • Promote facility usage and a positive image of Scouts Canada and Camp Samac
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all facility users, ensuring a positive camping experience

Proven success in the following job competencies:

  • Demonstrates ability to build strong relationships with all levels of staff, volunteers, guests and community members
  • Reliable, punctual and dependable with a proven ability to work independently as well as to perform effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid project management skills and ability to coordinate, plan and schedule multiple projects at the same time
  • Exceptional organizational skills and time management to prioritize activities and allocate resources effectively

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Broad general knowledge of building and equipment maintenance
  • Current knowledge of processes to provide janitorial and custodian service
  • General working knowledge of administrative procedures
  • Understanding of applicable fire safety, environmental, health and safety code
  • Must role model values of Scouts Canada, including the Child and Youth Safety program.
  • Clean PRC (Police Record Check) and VSS (Vulnerable Sector Check) required
  • Valid G class license in Ontario and Standard First Aid with CPR
  • Must be willing to abide by all Scouts Canada Policies and Procedures, this includes our current vaccination policy.

 

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!

Please submit your application (Cover Letter and Resume) to recruit@scouts.ca.

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at human.resources@scouts.ca if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


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If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments,and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!

Please submit your application to recruit@scouts.ca.

 

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