Camp Oljato
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Camp Oljato offers an exciting and scenic summer work experience for staff.

Many positions have minimum age requirements of 18 OR 21, however we do hire program counselors as young as age 16.

The minimum dates for employment in 2019 are June 9 to July 30. Some pre/post season work is available as well.

All staff participate in a staff training week beginning June 9 prior to campers arriving. Some positions do have additional training/certification requirements.

  • Shooting Sports Director

    Program
    Camp Oljato, California
    $450.00 / week

    Manage a multi-faceted shooting sports program, providing instruction in shotgun, rifle, and archery. Supervise all shooting sports staff to ensure a great time is had by all on the ranges.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 21 or older
    • Hold a BSA Shooting Sports Director Certification OR have the ability to complete a week of training prior to report date.
      • Training fees and travel to and from the training will be paid for by Camp Oljato.
    • Current certification as an NRA Rifle Instructor and as an NRA Shotgun Instructor
      • Must have prior to the week of training mentioned above
      • Camp Oljato will pay course fees for you to receive this certifications if they are not already held.
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Asst. Shooting Sports Director

    Program
    Camp Oljato, California
    $370.00 / week

    Assist in managing a multi-faceted shooting sports program, providing instruction in shotgun, rifle, and archery. Will be personally responsible for running and supervising the rifle range OR the shotgun range and must be qualified to run either upon reporting for work.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 21 or older
    • Current certification as an NRA Rifle Instructor and/or as an NRA Shotgun Instructor
      • Camp Oljato will pay the course fees for you to receive one of these certifications if neither are currently held.
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Harbor Master

    Maintenance
    Camp Oljato, California
    $421.00 / week

    We are looking for an individual to manage our fleet of boats. Camp Oljato owns and operates 3 barges, two ski-boats, a few small motorboats, 3 catamarans, a 20-foot sailboat, and more. Responsibilities include managing all motorboat activity at camp and maintaining the fleet and docks.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • 18 years or older
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
    • Ability to perform labor in an outdoor setting at an elevation of 7,000+ feet, sometimes in inclement weather
    • Fast learner
    • Skilled in small engine mechanics
    • Ability to diagnose and repair inboard and outboard boat motors
    • Basic carpentry skills
    • Basic skills in electrical and plumbing a plus

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  • Maintenance Staff

    Maintenance
    Camp Oljato, California
    $421.00 / week

    We are looking for individuals to work in our camp maintenance operation, keeping a safe, clean, and functional physical plant. Specific responsibilities include performing repairs and maintenance on power, water, sewage, vehicles, boats & motors, machinery, tools, and structures, as well as daily custodial work.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    1. 18 years or older
    2. Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
    3. Ability to perform labor in and outdoor setting at an elevation of 7,000+ feet sometimes in inclement weather
    4. Fast learner
    5. Basic skills in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and mechanics
    6. Have ability to understand direction and work with camp management with minimal supervision
    7. Maintain a current Vessel Operator card in the state of California and complete a safe boating training provided by the Pacific Skyline Council
    8. Maintain a current and valid driver’s license in your state of residence and complete a Pacific Skyline Council driver’s training course if needed
    9. Friendly and customer service oriented with leaders and staff
    10. Punctual and dependable

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  • Business Manager

    Administration
    Camp Oljato, California
    $400.00 / week

    POSITION:  Business Manager

    We are looking for an individual to manage the business operations of the camp. Responsibilities include overseeing camp purchasing (food, supplies, merchandise), supervising the retail manager and office staff, managing customer accounts, and other administrative tasks

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 18 or older
    • Previous experience performing office administrative functions preferred
    • Basic accounting skills
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Customer Service Director (Commissioner)

    Administration
    Camp Oljato, California
    $400.00 / week

    We are looking for an individual to serve on our senior management team overseeing our customer service. Specific responsibilities include serving as a member of the camp director’s key 4 staff, acting as a liaison between customers and camp management, managing service projects, and working closely with customers to ensure that youth and their volunteer leaders are having a positive camp experience and their needs are met beyond expectations.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    1. 18 years or older
    2. Previous summer camp experience preferred
    3. Previous BSA experience preferred
    4. Ability to complete a week of training prior to report date
    5. Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Cook

    Food Service
    Camp Oljato, California
    $500.00 / week

    We are looking for an individual to serve on our food service team as a cook. Responsibilities include leading shifts in a commercial kitchen, providing hot & on-time healthy meals to 300+ people, and assisting in managing the food service operation of the camp.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 18 or older
    • Previous camp experience preferred
    • Previous experience with institutional cooking preferred
    • Have knowledge of proper and required sanitation practices.Maintain high standards of cleanliness, both personal and with staff assigned to the kitchen
    • Able to work safely and efficiently with normal institutional cooking equipment such as mixers, convection ovens, grills, etc.
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Food Service Director

    Food Service
    Camp Oljato, California

    We are looking for an individual to lead our food service team. Responsibilities include supervising food service staff, meal planning, food purchasing, compliance, and dining facility cleaning/maintenance, while managing a budget and ensuring quality hot & on-time meals to 300+ people.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 21 or older
    • Previous camp experience preferred
    • Previous experience with institutional cooking preferred
    • Have knowledge of proper and required sanitation practices.Maintain high standards of cleanliness, both personal and with staff assigned to the kitchen
    • Able to work safely and efficiently with normal institutional cooking equipment such as mixers, convection ovens, grills, etc.
    • Ability to understand direction and work with camp management with minimal supervision
    • Friendly and customer service oriented with leaders and staff
    • Ability to manage seasonal staff and gain respect and support of the staff
    • Ability to look ahead and forecast needs
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Kitchen Staff

    Food Service
    Camp Oljato, California
    $349.00 / week

    We are looking for individuals to work in our food service operation, providing meals to 300+ people daily. Specific responsibilities include assisting in preparing and serving meals, cleaning kitchen and dining facilities, and ensuring the food service operation is efficient and customer focused.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 16 or older
    • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, both personal and with staff assigned to the kitchen
    • Ability to understand direction and work with camp management with minimal supervision
    • Friendly and customer service oriented with leaders and staff
    • Punctual and dependable.
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Retail Store Manager

    Administration
    Camp Oljato, California
    $400.00 / week

    e are looking for an individual to manage the retail operation at our camp. Responsibilities include supervising 1 or 2 clerks, inventory control including purchasing, merchandising, in camp advertising, and meeting budgeted sales goals.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 18 or older
    • Previous retail experience preferred
    • Knowledge of standard money handling procedures
    • Experience with operating and maintaining point of sale systems
    • Skilled in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite – specifically, Microsoft Excel
    • Basic accounting skills
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Asst. Aquatics Director / Sailing Director

    Program
    Camp Oljato, California
    $370.00 / week

    We are looking for an individual to assist in managing our multi-faceted aquatics program. The positions is primarily responsible for overseeing our renowned sailing program and other boating instruction such as motorboating, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. The Assistant Director will be responsible for supervising aquatics staff assigned to sailing and boating tasks.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 18 or older
    • Current certification as a lifeguard and in First Aid, and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
    • Must have prior to report date
    • Ability to sail small boats (e.g., Pico Lasers and Sunfish), 16’ foot Catamarans, and a 22’ wooden sailboat
    • Ability to teach campers ages 11-18
    • Knowledge of standard boat maintenance
    • Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Welding Instructor

    Program
    Camp Oljato, California
    $370.00 / week

    We are looking for an individual to serve as our camp welding instructor. This position involves teaching campers the finer points of welding and helping them earn the BSA’s Welding Merit Badge.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    1. 18 years or older
    2. Knowledge and experience in all types of welding required
    3. Previous camp experience preferred
    4. Previous BSA experience preferred
    5. Ability to teach welding to campers ages 11-18
    6. Live onsite for duration of employment

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  • Retail Store Clerks

    Administration
    Camp Oljato, California
    $349.00 / week

    We are looking for an individuals to work as clerks in our retail operation at camp. Responsibilities include providing great customer service, taking payments, making change, operating cash register/POS, , inventory control, merchandising, in camp advertising, and cleaning the facility.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

    • Age 16 or older
    • Friendly and customer service oriented
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Knowledge of or ability to learn cash handling procedures.
    • Live onsite for duration of employment
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