Event Set-Up and Facilities Manager

Willowbrook Arts Camp
March 14, 2023
Tualatin, OR
Job Type


Job Summary:
Willowbrook Arts Camp seeks a reliable and experienced individual to manage all facilities matters at our summer camp in Tualatin, Oregon. The Facilities Manager is responsible for planning, communication, oversight and coordination for the load in and move out of all camp equipment, tents and supplies. This includes light electric and plumbing with significant fence building. They will also provide daily maintenance of Willowbrook’s equipment and property. The ideal candidate for this position has a background in facilities maintenance, event project management and is comfortable working around a large number of children and staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with contractors to project manage, camp set up and tear down operations as needed
  • Set up secure fencing around the perimeter and interior areas of camp
  • Use a forklift to place fencing and pottery wheels
  • Safely set up and maintain outdoor power cords
  • Set up water systems using hoses and splitters
  • Set up and maintain two pottery sinks to capture clay debris
  • Assist outside vendor to assure all tents are set up in proper location and safety is maintained
  • Work closely with security/Facilities Assistant to maintain camp assets and equipment throughout camp season to ensure good working order and that camp service is uninterrupted
  • Complete regular maintenance of gray water capture and removal systems using holding tanks
  • Manage camper pick up process under the supervision of the Business Manager
  • Conduct periodic inspections of all camp property, tents, water/sink systems, to ensure mechanical soundness and cleanliness; report issues promptly
  • Operate equipment safely

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 1+ years of experience in facilities maintenance related field, including operating a forklift
  • Proven ability to project manage event set up and tear down, including ability to work with contractors changing schedule
  • Understanding of light construction (tents and stages), carpentry, electrical, and plumbing systems

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Pleasant personality; comfortable working with staff of 100+ including high school assistants, college assistants, specialists, and support staff
  • Comfortable being around children (500-600 per day during camp sessions)
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to interact well with Willowbrook’s diverse community of staff, campers, families and guests
  • Able to read, write, speak, hear and understand verbal and written English
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Ability to manage and disseminate information accurately and effectively
  • Demonstrate commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Previous experience working at a kids’ camp ideal but not required
  • Must pass a criminal background check and have a valid Oregon driver’s license and clean DMV record

Compensation:  $30 hour

Email Resume and Cover Letter:
Send email and cover letter to tafflyn@willowbrookartscamp.org or apply online under camp operations https://www.willowbrookartscamp.org/employment

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