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Job Number:  42598
Facilities Manager
Job Posted: Friday, 9 March 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 8 April 2018
(78 days ago)
URJ Camp George
Region: Northern Ontario Type: Full time
Location: Seguin Salary: (not entered)


URJ Camp George, a not-for-profit residential summer camp, seeks a hands-on, full-time, year-round, live-in/on-site Facilities Manager for its more than 240 -acre facility on Maple Lake in the Township of Seguin, just 20 kilometers southeast of Parry Sound, ON. Facilities include 22 residential buildings, a 400-seat dining room; 400-seat outdoor chapel. Activity areas include arts and crafts, boating, sailing, paddle sports, swimming, ropes course, hiking trails, tennis, basketball and volleyball.


Central to success in this position is the ability to:

  1. Take responsibility for the care and upkeep of the facility;
  2. Work in a safe manner and know when and how to ask for help; and
  3. Develop mutually respectful relationships with the camp leadership, coworkers, vendors, the local community, and the camp community.


Position Overview:
The primary responsibility of the Facilities Manager is to guarantee an operational, clean and safe environment for all users of the camp.


The Facilities Manager position has three core elements:

  1. Year-round oversight of the entire property, including seasonal rental groups and summer camp operations;
  2. Hands on maintenance of the facility, including execution of the preventative maintenance program;
  3. Supervision of seasonal maintenance staff, outside vendors and contractors as necessary.

The Facilities Manager will report to the Camp Director and/or his/her designate. S/he will be expected to adhere to policies and operating procedures set forth by the Camp leadership, the municipality, and the Ontario Camp Association.


Major Job Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the daily operations of the camp in an orderly and efficient manner including, but not limited to keeping the grounds and facilities clean, safe, and in good working order, providing year-round maintenance, and supervising all operational activities.
  2. Manage the infrastructural systems on the camp property including water treatment, sewage, and waste management.
  3. Prepare the camp facility for transition from summer to winter conditions and manage seasonal maintenance tasks such as dock removal, water drainage and shut off, and snow removal.
  4. Prepare the camp facility for rental groups, and ensure it is cleaned up after groups depart.
  5. Maintain and update records related to inventory of Camp equipment and supplies, proactively manage the ordering of supplies and repair and/or replacement needs in partnership with the Camp leadership
  6. Maintain and update records related to the Camp’s preventative maintenance program and in compliance with Provincial and Federal record keeping requirements.
  7. Identify and proactively address safety, security, and health hazards.
  8. Keep all buildings and furnishings safe, clean, and in good repair.
  9. Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition, properly stored and used only for intended purposes.
  10. Be aware of camp security policies and assist with implementation, including being alert to who is coming onto the property both when programs are happening and when they are not.
  11. Act as an ambassador for the Camp at all times to the camp community, rental groups, the local community, vendors, etc.

Compensation and Accommodation Package:
Annual salary and benefits package, plus year-round, onsite housing including all utilities, and use of Camp vehicle for daily tasks.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be experienced in general maintenance duties – general carpentry, minor plumbing, minor electrical work, understanding of HVAC systems, grounds keeping, and other general maintenance duties.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have a valid Boater’s License.
  • Water Treatment License (preferred or be willing to obtain within first year of employment).
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours including weekends.
  • Previous camp maintenance, facility/property management, or physical plant experience is desired.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs.
  • Stamina and willingness to work long hours, in inclement weather and for stretches of days.




The Union for Reform Judaism welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send cover letter and resume to .
Contact Details:
www:   campgeorge.org/

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