CPRS Job Listing
The City of Berkeley is accepting applications for two career, benefitted, full-time Camp Manager positions. Each incumbent will be responsible for managing one of the City of Berkeley’s resident camps, either Berkeley Tuolumne Camp (located near Yosemite) or Echo Lake Camp (located near South Lake Tahoe). Recruitment closes October 11 2022 at 5:00. PM
These are year-round positions, working half the year at Camp where meals & lodging are provided in full (approx. April – October) and working half the year in Berkeley where meals & lodging are not provided (approx. November – March).
While working at Camp, the Camp Manager is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations, including food service, maintenance, recreation, administration, and medical services. In Berkeley, the Camp Manager performs planning, marketing, recruitment and hiring, development of policies and procedures, and oversight of facility maintenance and planning. The Camp Manager leads efforts to make our camps more diverse, equitable and inclusive, blending valued camp traditions with strategies for welcoming new campers, staff and traditions.
About Berkeley Tuolumne Camp - This is primarily a full-service family camp located just outside Yosemite National Park, straddling the south fork of the Tuolumne River. Other offerings Counselor-In-Training programs, 50 plus Camp and private group rentals. Since 1922, it has been a highly regarded summer tradition for generations of campers. BTC celebrated its 100th anniversary this year with the grand re-opening of the beautiful new camp facilities, following a comprehensive reconstruction.
About Berkeley Echo Lake Camp - Just minutes from the amazing South Lake Tahoe Basin, Echo Lake Camp provides a unique outdoor environment to offer primarily Youth Camp and Counselor-In-Training programs, in addition to 50 plus Camp, Teen Retreats, and private group rentals. Both camps offer recreational programming including theme days, arts & crafts, sports & games, music, swimming, archery, hiking, and child-care.
About The City of Berkeley - The City of Berkeley population is ethnically, economically, socially and politically diverse. Berkeley is noted for its activism and community involvement. Sheltered by rolling hills and bordered by the San Francisco Bay, Berkeley enjoys a mild climate year-round. Acres of open space, neighborhood parks and City bike lanes offer numerous opportunities to explore the outdoors. Berkeley’s beautiful setting, pleasant climate, and recreational and cultural activities offer a wide variety of leisure opportunities.
Equivalent to graduation from a college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, business or public administration or a closely related field; and either:
I. Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in recreation or camp programs, which has included at least two (2) years at a supervisory level. Additional recreation or camp experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two (2) years of the education requirement.
II. One year experience (or equivalent summer sessions) in a residence recreational summer camp at a level equivalent to the City's Camp Staff Supervisor.
Must be able to travel to various locations within the City of Berkeley and to the camps to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record.
CPR and first aid certification required at start of the summer season. Ability to get class 1 or 2 water treatment and sewage treatment certifications may be required.
California Public Resources Code Section 5164 prohibits the hiring of a person for employment at a park or recreational facility in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over any minor if the person has been convicted of certain criminal offenses. California Education Code Section 10911.5 requires that all public recreation program employers must fingerprint all persons having direct contact with a minor. The City does not hire persons who have been convicted of felony drug, sexual assault or physical assault crimes.
To apply/ or learn more: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3693073-0/camp-manager