Maintenance Assistant - Camp Maple Leaf
Banyan Community Services - Peterborough, ON

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2013 SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
AT CAMP MAPLE LEAF

Maintenance Assistant
(9 weeks) Job#C2013-11
Located on Jacob’s Island, Pigeon Lake in the Kawarthas, Banyan’s Camp Maple Leaf is a residential summer camp experience for kids who would benefit the most from growing and learning while having fun, enjoying nature, making new friends and lasting memories. Camp Maple Leaf receives referrals from a range of social service organizations including the Canadian Armed Forces, Children’s Aid Societies, Big Brother/Big Sister, Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs, etc.

The duration of this summer position is from June 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. Applicants must love camp, enjoy working with young people and have strong leadership skills. Lengthy stretches of 12 hour days.

The Maintenance Assistant receives accommodations at Camp, all meals, a competitive salary and a fantastic summer experience!

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 The Maintenance Staff person will be able to assist the Maintenance Supervisor with boat
transportation, grounds keeping and various building and repair projects around the site.
 Assist with deliveries (supplies) to and from the island; food, lumber, waste
 Assist in keeping the interior and exterior buildings clean and presentable
 Maintain environmentally sound practices in all daily jobs
 Ensure that all campsites and main campfire pits are equipped with appropriate firewood, water and sand buckets
 Report any damages or repairs needed to the Maintenance Supervisor
 Require to wear proper safety equipment including safety boots
 Must abide by all Health and Safety Regulations
 General cabin clean-up and participate in camp program where possible
QUALIFICATIONS:

 Preferred graduate or recent graduate from a trades program.
 A background in the use of small equipment and tools is beneficial.
 Criminal Records/Vulnerable Sector Check required two (2) months prior to commence of work term at staff’s own expense
 Willingness to learn new skills.
 Current first-aid certificate, Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC), valid Ontario Drivers License and a good driving record.
 Understanding of occupational safety concerns, health board regulations, and WHIMS standards
 Prior experience in residential Camping preferred
 Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
 Outgoing, good communication skills with a willingness / openness to learn new skills, practises and procedures within a residential setting (long work shifts)

Interested applicants are asked to reference Job# C2013-11, submit resume, cover letter and copies of certificates to:

Maria Beltrame
Manager of Human Resources
e-mail or fax (905) 549-9011

Deadline for submission: January 25, 2013

Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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