Camp Petosega Staff (Seasonal)

POSITION:  Camp Petosega Staff (Seasonal)
DEPARTMENT:  Parks & Recreation
SUPERVISOR:  Camp Manager
RATE OF PAY:  $16.50
LOCATION:  Camp Petosega


Responsible for general grounds upkeep, maintenance, janitorial cleaning and housekeeping at Camp Petosega.


  • Mows the campground, prune the bushes and trees, edge the sidewalks and give the grounds a manicured look
  • Performs general cleaning, janitorial/custodial cleaning, and trash collection at cabins and facilities
  • Takes on special landscaping, gardening or planting projects as deemed necessary
  • Collaborate with the Camp Manager team to make sure the grounds and the buildings are maintained appropriately and ready for guests upon check-in
  • Assists with customer service, and office duties, as needed by the Campground Manager
  • Performs regular maintenance and minor repairs on the lawn equipment and tools
  • Waters and fertilize the lawns and gardens as needed
  • Uses hand and power tools in making minor maintenance repairs
  • Performs minor carpentry, painting and maintenance work
  • Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures
  • Working evenings and weekends on rotation as required
  • Performs other duties as required to maintain the buildings, equipment and grounds in clean, orderly, and working conditions
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.


Desired Behavioral Traits

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed oral or written instructions
  • Ability to relate to officials, staff and public in a courteous manner
  • Must be reliable

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Requires the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work most lawn and garden tools including mowers, weed whips and trimmers
  • Ability to work occasionally in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold and rain
  • Skilled in being able to shift quickly and multi-task based on changing facility needs
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds


  • High School diploma/GED required
  • 2-years grounds keeping/maintenance experience preferred

Certifications/Licenses Required

  • Valid drivers’ license

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