We are currently seeking a seasonal Maintenance & Repair Technicians (M&P Technician) to work at our LONG ISLAND and ROCKLAND COUNTY sites. M&P Technicians are responsible for performing maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, pest prevention or land management) and 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.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Operate necessary grounds keeping and heavy equipment such as mowers, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner
Keep HKC operations running smoothly
Ensure the grounds are maintained and kept clean
Maintain campgrounds and facilities (i.e. landscaping, cleaning, painting, snow removal).
Perform mechanical, electrical, carpentry and/or plumbing work needed for maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities.
Maintain in good working order all power and heavy equipment (i.e. preventive maintenance)
Prepare spaces for camp operations (pest and weed prevention, furniture reorganization, etc.)
Resolve emergencies on physical plant and site.
Maintain work environment consistent with OSHA regulations.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or the equivalent
Minimum of two years’ experience in facility and site maintenance or the equivalent.
Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and/or carpentry
Valid driver’s license preferred
Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures
Ability to walk, stand, bend and stretch
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push minimum of 100 pounds. Occasional lifting of equipment weighing up to approximately 75 pounds may be required.
Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment (leaf blowers, lawn mowers, weed whackers, hand and power tools)
Ability to operate heavy equipment as needed (backhoe, snow plow, tractor, etc)
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 safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles
Home to 14 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, is a small Jewish 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. 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 lifeguarding, swim instruction, first-aid care, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.