Groundskeeper

BCCYMCA is located on 1,400+ forested acres and home to over 140 buildings, including two dining halls and several historic structures.

Sponsoring YMCA

Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA Camps & Outdoor Ctr.

Location

Becket, MA 01223-9686

Camp Information

Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA
748 Hamilton Rd
Becket, MA 01223-9686

Camp Description

With over a century of tradition, Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA programs create life-changing experiences for children, adults, and families, serving hundreds of campers and staff at a time. The Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA operates industry leading programs including the Camp Becket for boys and Chimney Corners Camp for girls, the Travel & Service Programs, Becket Day Camp, and the Berkshire Outdoor Center.

Job Description

Working as a part of the Property Management team and reporting to the Property Director, the Groundskeeper will maintain and repair the organization’s buildings, grounds, equipment, and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the camp.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant prior experience preferred
  • Hoisting license preferred; employer may sponsor training upon hire.
  • Current driver’s license with clean driving record and reliable ability to travel to and from property.
  • Must pass background clearances or other requirements as required by MA regulations.
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings as determined by the needs of the programs and schedules managed by the Property Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work on a team, relate and work well with others.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and be organized.
  • Ability to accept guidance, direction and supervision as well as offer professional recommendations within the scope of the position.
  • Proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials.

Essential Functions

Essential Job Functions:

1. Maintain the camps’ extensive grounds including, two ponds, lawns, fields, trails and footpaths

Operate necessary grounds care equipment such as mower, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner.

Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on property.

Operate snowplows, snow blowers, and perform snow and ice removal during winter months.

2. Assist in the repair of buildings and facilities, including over 70 cabins, 7 washhouses, two dining halls, several historic buildings

Identify needs and make carpentry and building repairs as needed. Make minor plumbing, electrical, and mechanical repairs as needed, and assist in recommending professional services as required.

3. May also perform janitorial and general maintenance duties

Sweep, scrub, wax floors, wash windows and screens, put up and take down screens and storm windows – and repair the same as necessary.

Assist with trash disposal, composting, and recycling.

4. Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines as well as both American Camp Association and Y-USA accreditation standards.

Assist with emergencies on-site, including facilities, buildings, grounds, docks, wastewater treatment, potable water sources, and all aspects of the site.

Assist in conducting and maintaining inventories and acquiring supplies, including travel to pick up supplies and intake of delivered supplies.

Store equipment for safety in good operable condition.

Follow schedule for checking physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.

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Hourly

$17.00 - $19.00

Room and board provided

No

How to Apply

Apply Online

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