Assistant Facilities Manager Wanted


Assistant Facilities Manager Wanted – Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is a dynamic Jewish summer sleep-away camp that integrates Jewish values, religious practice, education, love of Israel, outdoor camping experiences and fun in a natural and nurturing setting. It is a place for personal growth and the development of life-long friendships. Generations of families have attended and continue to attend this camp which enjoys a stellar reputation and philanthropic support from its Board, community of camp families and the broader Jewish community.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager year-round, the position will also take direction from the Camp Director and Business Director as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, manage the physical plant operations of the Camp in an orderly and efficient manner, keeping the grounds and facilities neat and attractive, providing yearround hands on maintenance.

The Assistant Facilities Manager will support the Facilities Manager as follows:

– Supervision of staff, both seasonal and occasional, as well as outside vendors

– Keep all buildings and furnishings safe, clean and in good repair.

-Insure that the grounds are well cared for, safe and attractive.

-Manage camp security, including being alert to who is coming onto the property both when programs are happening and when they are not.

-Support the delivery of our potable water system and private sewage lagoon.

-Identify and proactively address safety, security and health hazards.

– Ensure that all equipment is clean and in good working condition, properly stored and used only for intended purposes.

-Prepare the facility for rental groups, and make sure it is cleaned up after groups depart.

-Represent Camp to the camp community, local community, retreat groups and vendors.

-Maintain inventories of Camp equipment and supplies, proactively recommending the ordering of supplies for repair and/or replacement needs.

– Maintain and update records related to preventative maintenance program and MSDS sheets and compliance with other Camp, ACA and other government regulations.

Must be experienced in general maintenance duties such as general carpentry, minor plumbing, minor electrical work, have an understanding of HVAC systems, fire safety and groundskeeping including snow and leaf removal. High School diploma and a valid driver’s license required.

Additional certifications are desired. Previous facility management or prior experience working in a recreational setting preferred.

Please send resume and inquiries to Compensation and benefits based upon experience.

Author: Harlem Valley News