Summer Employment

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Camp Koolaree is hiring

Staff positions for the 2022 summer

Camp Koolaree
1300 Pine Ave,
Trail BC V1R 4E6

Paid Staff Positions

 Please Note:
All successful applicants MUST have a Criminal Record Check 
Please follow this link for an online Criminal Record check

Alternately, you can request a Record Check at your local police detachment.

  email resume to campkoolaree.registrar@gmail.com

 These positions include: Recreation Coordinator,  Recreation Assistant, Cook, Assistant Cook, Groundskeeper, Labourer

Please Note — Grounds for Immediate Dismissal for all positions:
• Possession or consumption of illegal drugs on the camp premises.
• Any form of physical discipline of campers.
• Any unnatural relationships between campers and staff.
• Any behaviour that could jeopardize the safety of campers, leaders, and staff.


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Recreation Coordinator / Lifeguard

The rate of pay for this position is a salary of $23.00/hr from July 11 – August 20, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff.

  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Board in which they are expected to leave the property
  • Each log sheet must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors.
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on the camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off the camp property while camps are in session.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director, or as part of their job description

Duties included

  • keeping a log-book of daily tasks completed, hours worked and breaks taken
  • supervision of all waterfront activities, first aid as needed
  • planning and coordinating all recreation activities including wide games, sports, theatre sports etc, alongside each camp director
  • Must have all current certifications in place (i.e Lifeguard and CPR/ First Aid)
  • The recreation coordinator is expected to be an active participant in “camp life” and engage with the campers and other volunteers for all recreational activities
 

 Recreation Assistant
The rate of pay for this position is a salary of $15.90/hr from July 9 – August 20, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff.

  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Board in which they are expected to leave the property
  • Under the supervision of the Camp Director
  • Will assist the Recreation Coordinator in carrying out camp programming
  • Assist cabin leaders to meet program requirements
  • May take on duties of cabin leaders when necessary
  • Will maintain a daily logbook of activities. Each log sheet must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors.
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on the camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off the camp property while camps are in session.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director, or as part of their job description

Duties included

  • keeping a log book of daily tasks completed, hours worked and breaks taken
  • Assisting with all recreation activities
  • Assisting with planning and coordinating all recreation activities including wide games, sports, theatre sports etc, alongside each camp director and the recreation coordinator
  • The recreation assistant is expected to be an active participant in “camp life” and engage with the campers and other volunteers in all recreational activities
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director
  • If required to take on Cabin leaders duties include (but are not limited to): supervision of campers, including knowing where they are at all times, sleeping in a cabin, eating with the group, organizing free-time activities, and promoting hygiene of the campers

 
Cook
 The rate of pay for this position is a salary of  $17.70/hr from July 9 – August 20, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff,

  • The cook must have a current Food Safe certification
  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Board in which they are expected to leave the property
  • Each log sheet must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors.
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off camp property while camps are in.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director.

Duties included

  • Cleaning stoves/counters,
  • sweeping the kitchen
  • maintaining a professional relationship with the Caretakers and Board of Directors and Camp Director that facilitates a smooth running of the Summer Program
  • Responsible for supervision of the Assistant Cook
  • ensuring all government regulations regarding health and safety protocols around food preparation, handling and storage are being enforced
  • ensuring that the kitchen equipment is in good usable condition
  • cooking pre-planned meals decided by the director of each Camp
  • shopping with the Caretakers/ Assistant Cook and functioning within budget
  • ensuring campers special dietary needs have been met and accounted for
  • keeping a log-book of daily tasks completed, hours worked and breaks taken

email resume to campkoolaree.registrar@gmail.com

 

Assistant Cook 
The rate of pay for this position is a salary of $16.20/hr from July 9 – to August 20, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff.

  • The assistant cook must have a current Food Safe certification
  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Board in which they are expected to leave the property
  • Each log sheet must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors.
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off the camp property while camps are in.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director.

Duties included – The assistant cook works with the camp Cook.

  • Cleaning stoves/counters
  • sweeping the kitchen
  • maintaining a relationship with the Cook that facilitates a smooth running of the Summer Program
  • ensuring all government regulations regarding health and safety protocols around food preparation, handling and storage are being enforced
  • ensuring that the kitchen equipment is in good usable condition
  • assisting in cooking pre-planned meals decided by the director of each Camp
  • shopping with the Caretakers/ Cook and functioning within budget
  • ensuring campers’ special dietary needs have been met and accounted for
  • keeping a log-book of daily tasks completed, hours worked and breaks taken

Groundskeeper
The rate of pay for this position is a salary of $17.20/hr from approximately May 31 – August 31, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff.

  • The Groundskeeper will be expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. These hours may consist of 12-hour days. The Labourer will be allowed to bank time off in the case that they run over 40 hours in one week.
  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. During construction labour, this may be 12 hours or more.
  • Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Caretakers in which they are expected to leave the property
  • If construction is taking place at the camp, the Groundskeeper may be required to act as a labourer during this time. In this circumstance, their direct supervisor may change – this will be communicated to the Groundskeeper by the Caretakers.
  • Groundskeeper tasks will be the Caretaker’s responsibility when the construction crew is on-site.
  • At all other times, the Caretakers will be the Groundskeepers’ direct supervisors.
    • The Caretakers will have a list of things for you to complete.
    • Logbooks must be shown to them daily.
  • Each time log must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on the camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off the camp property while camps are in session.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director.

Duties included:

  • Safe chainsaw operation
  • Able to physically perform Groundskeeper’s job tasks. This may include lifting upwards of 40 lbs or more
  • Operation of small construction tools
  • Physically able to perform tasks such as digging, firewood maintenance, brush clearing, walking uphill
  • General maintenance of the property
  • Tending to nightly campfires
  • Ensuring wash house is clean and stocked
  • Sweeping and mopping the kitchen and dining hall nightly
  • Changing propane tanks with assistance depending on weight
  • Transportation of people and goods by boat – must have a boat operators license
  • Removal of garbage from camp
  • The Groundskeeper is expected to have all relevant certifications current and in place
  • Keeping a daily log of maintenance tasks in the groundskeeper’s logbook – this includes daily temperature checks of the fridge and freezer per accreditation standards
  • Keep an ongoing list of maintenance inventory, including supplies needed to be restocked
  • Recommending maintenance and improvements to the Caretakers
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with the Caretakers and Board members that facilitates a smooth running of the Summer Program
  • On-call during break times while on the property in case of emergencies
  • Ensuring boats are clean and in working order
  • Ensure life jackets are organized, and appropriate sizes are in the boats for all passengers
  • MUST wear a buckled life jacket at all times when operating the boat, carry PCOP and ID at all times when driving the boat
  • Assistance with water system maintenance along with the Caretakers

 

Labourer
The rate of pay for this position is a salary of $17.70/hr from approximately May 31 – August 31, 2022. An additional $0.25/hour is added for any returning staff.

  • The Labourer will be expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. These hours may consist of 12-hour days. The Labourer will be allowed to bank time off in the case that they run over 40 hours in one week.
  • The employee is expected to complete 8 hours of work per day, but not necessarily consecutively. During construction labour, this may be 12 hours or more.
  • Employees are expected to have two days per week as time off at the discretion of the Caretakers in which they are expected to leave the property
  • During construction workdays the Labourer’s direct supervisor may change – this will be communicated to the Labourer by the Caretakers.
  • During times when a construction crew is not on site, the Caretakers will be the Labourer’s direct supervisors.
    • The Caretakers will have a list of things for you to complete.
    • Logbooks must be shown to them daily.
  • Each time log must be approved by an executive member of the Board of Directors
  • Paychecks will be received one week after each timesheet is completed.
  • Camp Koolaree will reimburse the employee for distance driven provided the employee is required to travel for camp business. This distance and purpose must be listed on the relevant timesheet and will not be paid for after the fact.
  • The employee is expected to comply with all WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • There is to be no smoking (except in designated areas). Use of drugs or alcohol on camp property may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
  • If the employee chooses to bring their own tools or equipment, Camp Koolaree will not be responsible for any losses or damage, unless it has been approved by the President of the Board of Directors.
  • Under no circumstances are employees to have personal visitors at the camp, without board approval first.
  • The employee is responsible for notifying the camp director of any trips off the camp property while camps are in.
  • Staff are to limit interaction with volunteer staff and campers unless pre-approved by the camp director.

Duties included:

  • Safe chainsaw operation
  • Able to physically perform labourer’s job tasks. This may include lifting upwards of 40 lbs or more
  • Operation of small construction tools
  • Physically able to perform tasks such as digging, building
  • Assisting with changing propane tanks
  • The labourer is expected to have all relevant certifications current and in place
  • Recommending maintenance and improvements to the Caretakers
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with the Caretakers and Board members that facilitates a smooth running of the Summer Program
  • On-call during break times while on the property in case of emergencies
  • MUST wear a buckled life jacket at all times when operating the boat, carry PCOP and ID at all times if driving the boat