Berkeley Tuolumne Camp
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Just minutes from the incredible Yosemite National Park, Berkeley Tuolumne Camp provides a unique outdoor environment to offer Family Camp, Youth Resident Camp, Counselor-In-Training programs, Adult Camps, Teen Retreats, and private group rentals. Recreation programming includes special events, sports, games, camp activities, theme days, arts & crafts, music, adult socials, swimming, canoeing, archery, environmental education, and child-care.

Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, in operation since 1922, has been a highly regarded summer tradition for generations of campers. More than 4,000 individuals annually enjoyed fun-filled activities and heartfelt traditions at BTC until the camp burned down in 2013. For the past eight years, dedicated staff and campers have kept the heart of BTC alive by bringing a joyful camp community to Berkeley’s Echo Lake Camp. Fast-forward to July 2021 and construction on Berkeley Tuolumne camp is well under way. It is expected to be complete in May 2022, the 100th anniversary of the BTC.

We are recruiting for talented recreation staff to fill more than 60 unique roles at Berkeley Tuolumne Camp next summer, including a full-time, career, benefited Camp Manager position that closes August 16, 2021. To apply for this full-time position, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3158871/camp-manager/agency/berkeley/

Tuolumne Camp Manager


CITY OF BERKELEY
invites applications for the position of:
Camp Manager

SALARY: $34.97 - $42.51 Hourly
$72,745.09 - $88,417.06 Annually
OPENING DATE: 7/19/21
CLOSING DATE: 8/16/21 05:00 PM
TO APPLY: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3158871/camp-manager/agency/berkeley/

THE POSITION:
The City of Berkeley is accepting applications for a career, benefited, full-time Camp Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for the management of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp (BTC), located near Yosemite National Park in California. This position will entail working in the Recreation Division office in Berkeley from approximately November through April and living on site (where meals & lodging are provided in full) at BTC from approximately May through October. The incumbent will be responsible for the year-round management of BTC including facility operations; program management; staff recruitment, selection, training, and supervision; full-service commercial kitchen and dining hall operations; program administration, cash handling and record keeping; and customer service.

About Berkeley Tuolumne Camp

Just minutes from the incredible Yosemite National Park, Berkeley Tuolumne Camp provides a unique outdoor environment to offer Family Camp, Youth Resident Camp, Counselor-In-Training programs, Adult Camps, Teen Retreats, and private group rentals. Recreation programming includes special events, sports, games, camp activities, theme days, arts & crafts, music, adult socials, swimming, canoeing, archery, environmental education, and child-care.

Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, in operation since 1922, has been a highly regarded summer tradition for generations of campers. More than 4,000 individuals annually enjoyed fun-filled activities and heartfelt traditions at BTC until the camp burned down in 2013. For the past eight years, dedicated staff and campers have kept the heart of BTC alive by bringing a joyful camp community to Berkeley’s Echo Lake Camp. Fast-forward to July 2021 and construction on Berkeley Tuolumne camp is well under way. It is expected to be complete in May 2022, the 100th anniversary of the BTC.

The Berkeley Tuolumne Camp Manager will have an amazing opportunity to manage a spectacular new facility, while nurturing valued camp traditions and inviting campers to help create a camp community with new traditions with an intentional focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Equivalent to graduation from a college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, business or public administration or a closely related field; and either:

I. Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in recreation or camp programs, which has included at least two (2) years at a supervisory level. Additional recreation or camp experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two (2) years of the education requirement.
OR
II. One year experience (or equivalent summer sessions) in a residence recreational summer camp at a level equivalent to the City's Camp Staff Supervisor.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to travel to various locations within the City of Berkeley and to the camps to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record.
CPR and first aid certification required at start of the summer season. Ability to get class 1 or 2 water treatment and sewage treatment certifications may be required.
California Public Resources Code Section 5164 prohibits the hiring of a person for employment at a park or recreational facility in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over any minor if the person has been convicted of certain criminal offenses. California Education Code Section 10911.5 requires that all public recreation program employers must fingerprint all persons having direct contact with a minor. The City does not hire persons who have been convicted of felony drug, sexual assault or physical assault crimes.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and abilities listed below are related to job duties as defined under Class Characteristics.
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of camp recreation program planning, development and implementation; including American Camping Association standards;
Principles and methods of camp planning and design, recreational programs, maintenance and camp operations, and environmental conservation and ecology;
Techniques of supervision including planning, assigning and monitoring work and of evaluation of assigned staff;
Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program development and implementation;
Theories, principles, techniques and equipment used in camp facilities and maintenance and operations;
Applicable laws and regulations; codes, ordinances, and guidelines pertaining to the work;
Computer applications and software used to track camp usage with standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, camp-tracking databases, and related software programs and systems; and
Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
Ability to:
Plan, organize, assign, direct, review, and evaluate the work of assigned staff;
Select, motivate, and evaluate staff and provide for their training and professional development;
Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work;
Communicate courteously and effectively with other camp staff members and relate well with campers in all age groups and the public;
Identify camp recreational and operational needs and recommend alternatives or enhancements;
Exercise sound independent judgment within general established guidelines;
Prepare clear, concise and complete reports and other written correspondence; and
Represent the City effectively in meetings with community groups, businesses, and the public.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3158871/camp-manager/agency/berkeley/
Applicants must submit the following:
City of Berkeley Employment Application
Responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire

Supplemental Questions

1. Are you at least 25 years of age?
Yes No
2. Describe in detail your experience managing or supervising outdoor recreation programs. Please share specific examples of any camp management experience where you were responsible for the full operations of a resident camp.
3. Describe an instance where you were solely responsible for resolving a challenging customer service problem. What specific actions did you take that led to a resolution? Would you have done anything differently?
4. Describe strategies that you have found effective to recruit, retain, develop, and motivate staff under your management. Include specific examples and the outcomes of the strategies you've implemented.
5. Which of the following facilities management categories do you feel you have proficient experience in?

Commercial kitchen equipment
Construction, carpentry, and/or shop tools
Landscaping, Vegetation, and/or ecological maintenance
Swimming pools
Water treatment, and/or septic systems
Electrical systems
None of the above

6. For each field checked above, please share the length of experience you have, and the level of proficiency you hold in each area. If you checked "None of the above" please enter "none" as your response below.
7. Describe a challenging facility management problem that you worked directly to resolve. How did you personally address this problem? What was the outcome?
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