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Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Maintenance (Seasonal) in Wheatley, New York

POSITION DESCRIPTION We are currently seeking qualified workers to join our seasonal maintenance staff at our Long Island site. The maintenance crew is responsible for performing routine building and land maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. land management, light repair, and general cleaning) and other related tasks as assigned so that the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds can open camp on time and ensure that the facilities s run smoothly and safely throughout the summer. We're seeking people who'll be able to: Operate necessary grounds keeping and heavy equipment such as mowers, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner - Assist in ensuring the grounds are maintained and kept clean - Assist in maintenance of camp grounds and facilities (i.e. landscaping, cleaning, painting) - Assist in the performance of minor electrical, carpentry and plumbing work needed for maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities. - Assist in trash collection and ensuring cleanliness of grounds and facilities. EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE - High School diploma or the equivalent - Minimum of two years' experience in facility and site maintenance or the equivalent. - Knowledge of electrical, plumbing and/or carpentry - Valid driver's license preferred QUALIFICATIONS - Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures - Ability to walk, stand, bend and stretch - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Occasional lifting of equipment weighing up to approximately 100 pounds may be required. - Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to HKC operations. - Ability to work on a team and work well with others - Ability to accept guidance, direction and supervision - Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles HKC requires all applicants submit three references. At least two of them must be from an adult connected to work or school. ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Home to 11 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds is a small non-profit that manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home, which are thousands - on any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide maintenance, housekeeping, aquatics and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.