Camp Property Superintendent

We are searching for that rare individual that will take great pride in property maintenance and management in our lake front paradise. 
Camp Description
Nestled on the shore of Lake Wenatchee, our premiere resident camp offers youth and teens an opportunity of a life time! Camp experiences include archery, lake swimming, trail hiking, canoeing, kayaking, exploring, nightly camp fires, sports, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, and so much more! Camp staff are dedicated to providing a safe and wholesome environment. Our goal is to provide experiences for each camper to feel special through activities and programs that focus on leadership development, building self-esteem, confidence and nurturing the potential of every child.
Job Description


This position is a leader in the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Operations, the Camp Property Superintendent will work independently using the knowledge of YMCA practices, policies and organization as related to all matters of the branch.

The primary duties of the Camp Property Superintendent are property management and maintenance of all camp facilities and grounds. Responsibilities include maintenance, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and mechanical repair, as well as handling chemicals and working with power tools. Applicants should be outgoing and energetic people who enjoy working independently in an outdoor environment.

  1. High school graduate or equivalent
  2. Previous experience in cleaning, maintenance, and facility management
  3. Required within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens
  4. Criminal background clearance within association standards
  5. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community.
  6. Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Essential Functions

  1. Install, repair, and maintain a wide variety of facility plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems
  2. Ensure the Lake Wenatchee YMCA Camp is attractive and clean for campers and staff, perform maintenance and custodial functions which include, but are not limited to:
    1. Daily upkeep of facilities such as showers, restrooms, and drinking fountains
    2. Daily upkeep of floor surfaces by sweeping, mopping, buffing, and vacuuming
    3. Cleaning windows, walls, and surfaces, including paint and finish work as required
    4. Assist with moving furniture, materials, and equipment as required
    5. Keep walkways, paths, and driveways clean of debris, dirt, and snow
    6. Routine maintenance of cabins, lodge, and docks
    7. Trash and recycle removal
    8. Seasonal activities including irrigation, lawn care, and parking lot clean up
  3. Operate related motorized and non-motorized equipment
  4. Replace and manage consumable supplies such as but not limited to hand soap, paper towels, and cleaning supplies
  5. Maintain safe and functional facilities and property that meet or exceed health code and YMCA standards
  6. Supervise projects with part time staff and volunteers
  7. Record, report, and plan for all needed repairs and materials
  8. Attend training and seminars as appropriate
  9. Assist in security of participants, property, and facilities
  10. Respond to emergency situations
  11. Report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor
  12. Maintain effective communication with all supervisors
  13. Perform other duties as assigned
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications

 Required within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.  Obtain Camp specific trainings including but not limited to:  Low Ropes Course, Archery, etc.


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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties in a 22 acre campus, mulitple level buildings, carrying weights up to 50 pounds.

Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise children’s activities.