Live in the woods flanked by the Colorado Rockies!
We're almost 9k feet high within spitting distance of Pike's Peak! Forest and red rock abound.
- year round
- Woodland Park, Colorado
- $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 / year
- Some experience required
- Start Date:
- Starts immediately!
Cathedral Ridge, a 160-acre camp and retreat center operated by the Episcopal Church in Colorado, exists “to provide a sanctuary and a stimulating environment where people connect meaningfully and find their lives transformed through relationship with God and one another.” We serve children, youth, and families in summer camps June - August, and host retreats and user groups of youth and adults throughout the year.
We are guided by these core values:
- to provide innovative, transformative, creative Christian formation for all ages
- to embody excellence in hospitality
- to bring people together—to give life to all.
- to offer sanctuary
- to be holistic stewards of all creation
Job Title: Director of Facilities and Camps
Classification: Year-Round, Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Position Purpose: The Director of Facilities and Camps will work primarily in facilities during retreat season and primarily in camps during camp season. Director of Facilities is responsible for buildings, infrastructure, and grounds maintenance. This position ensures the physical campus is safe, meeting regulations and codes, in good repair, and attractive, to best serve our guests. During camp season, programmatic responsibilities will be collaborated with Director of Operations, Programs and Camps.
Duties and Responsibilities:
A) Serve as steward of campus buildings, infrastructure, and grounds.
- Conduct regular inspections of infrastructure systems and buildings. (Daily for water system and buildings when guests are not present; monthly for trails and outdoor facilities.)
- Develop annual calendar and ensure routine maintenance and completion.
- Maintain knowledge of and upkeep of safety systems (fire, water, zoning, emergency communications, etc.). Ensure compliance with regulations and codes. Communicate any deficiencies to Executive Director and develop a plan for resolution.
- Coordinate annual inspection of ropes course and oversee maintenance.
- Identify work projects (carpentry, plumbing, and electrical). Determine skills and materials to complete the project. Perform, assist, or contract the work as needed.
- In winter months, plows roads and parking lots when 3 inches of snow accumulates; clear decks, patios and sidewalks of snow to ensure safety of guests.
- Assist Executive Director in developing and prioritizing annual (and long-range) capital projects.
- Anticipate how to optimize guest experience around capital projects.
- Operate safely the truck, tractor, riding mower, weed whacker, chain saw, and other power tools to care of landscape and complete fire mitigation in the forest. Maintain and service equipment, vehicles, and tools to keep them in good working order.
- Work with Executive Director to coordinate forest management and fire mitigation efforts.
- Lead weekly facilities meeting with Executive Director. Keep written minutes of meeting and updated project notes.
- Participate in scheduled staff meetings.
- Establish positive relationships with local contractors, coordinate their work on campus when necessary, and ensure satisfactory completion of work before payment.
- Establish relationships with inspectors, schedule their visits, and meet with them during their time on campus.
- Cultivate collaborative relationships in nearby community and with area camps/camp staff for best practices and resource sharing.
- Identify projects for volunteers. Offer opportunities for volunteers to contribute individually, as a church group, or on scheduled workdays/weekends. Train and supervise as needed, ensuring use of safe practices.
- Supervise other employees assigned to assist with maintenance tasks.
- Assist the Executive Director in developing a repair and maintenance budget. Perform duties within the limits of approved budget.
- Notify the Executive Director of urgent priorities outside of approved budget. Help develop plan for emergency needs beyond the approved budget.
D) Other duties as assigned, such as filling in to support teams in kitchen and housekeeping.
- Desire to work in a faith-based setting.
- Physical ability to stand, walk and work in various weather conditions (heat, rain, snow, ice). Can climb stairs and traverse on uneven and steep terrain.
- Ability to lift and carry loads of up to 50lbs.
- Ability to work independently and creatively to analyze challenges and work to mitigate them.
- Communicates honestly, directly, and promptly any questions and concerns.
- Ability to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid/AED certification.
- Ability to obtain and maintain Safe Church/Safeguarding certification.
- Maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License.
- Maintain a clear background check.
- 2-years of facilities experience in camp or conference center setting.
- Basic carpentry, construction, plumbing and/or electrical experience.
- Ability to operate and conduct basic service on tractor, snowplow, and other small engine equipment.
Salary Range $35,000 – $40,000 (commensurate with experience) Benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance through ECCC / Episcopal Medical Trust. Employee Assistance Program (EAP); pension contribution at 5% of salary; paid sick leave, holidays, and 2 weeks of vacation. On site housing is negotiable. Meals while camp is in session.
Cathedral Ridge Camp and Retreat Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Cathedral Ridge will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Cathedral Ridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Episcopalians may receive some preference. Cathedral Ridge actively solicits applications from and representation by under-represented groups.
How to Apply
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your cover letter and resume. We look forward to having you join our team!