Official Senior Maintenance Advertisement
White Oak Campground in Quarryville, PA is looking for new Senior Maintenance team members to join our helpful & friendly camp team!
We are located at 3156 White Oak Road Quarryville, PA 17566. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, motivated, reliable, hard-working, and capable of teaching themselves on a computer (autodidactic learner).
This can be either a Workamping or a Local Position.
A Workamper is an employee who lives on the property in their RV. A Local hire would need to commute to the Campground with their own car, or another form of their own self-organized transportation.
RVs which are not in good exterior condition, or are overly old (~>12 years in age, but exceptions can be made) will not be accepted. If you're a Workamper & you submit your Application via Homebase, you will also need to send a separate email to email@example.com including your First & Last Name & 3 exterior pictures of your RV + Tow Vehicle (if applicable, Motorhomes do not need a Tow Vehicle) attached to it.
Senior Maintenance Responsibilities
Maintain property cleanliness and appearance
Greet customers and make them feel welcome
Work with the customer to identify problems and present solutions
Respond to complaints in a friendly and professional manner
Answer any questions the customer may have and provide suggestions as needed
Maintain a clean and tidy work area
Ensure campsite quality standards are met
Coordinate & facilitate maintenance repairs
Provide exceptional customer service
Communicate effectively with fellow employees
Repair broken amenities (sewer pipes, electrical boxes, etc...)
Senior Maintenance Qualifications
Past experience working in maintenance
Friendly attitude even when dealing with disgruntled colleagues and clientele
Highly adaptable to various situations and customer needs
Ability to problem solve quickly and find effective solutions to issues that arise
Capable of learning new skills quickly
Ability to collaborate & work well with others in a fast-paced environment
Very strong computer skills (Computer knowledge is a necessity, if you cannot operate a mouse & keyboard efficiently, you will not be a good match for this Position)
Very strong fine motor skills (need to be able to type on a keyboard accurately & click a mouse without any impediment)
Basic mathematical skills
Strong attention to detail
Knowledge of plumbing, painting, electrical systems, campsite hook-ups, & more
Able to use hand and mechanical tools to ensure safety and completion of tasks
Ability to listen and communicate effectively
Ability to safely operate a tractor to move heavy objects around the park
Senior Maintenance Special Notes
This position involves the general upkeep of the campsites, cleaning of restrooms/cabins when the main cleaning crew is unable to perform their regular duties, & lifting/moving heavy objects. There is also grass trimming & general groundsman tasks. This position is really a 'jack of all trades' for an experienced outdoor worker. You need to be able to operate a sit-mower, weed-wacker, & other power tools. You also need to be able to read electric meters & record them into a computer. So if you don't know how to use a computer, this Position would not be for you. You also will be required to carry around a company phone to answer incoming maintenance calls to the business. If you do not know how to operate a smartphone & talk to people politely on the phone or provide exceptional customer service, this position is not for you. You also need to know how to drive an RV. You need to be able to assist Guests pulling into the business who need extra help parking their RV. Backing into their campsite, etc...
Local Hire- $14 to $19 /an hour.
Workamper (Couple)- $13 to $18 /an hour.
Workamper (Single)- $12 to $17 /an hour.
THIS IS A FULL-TIME JOB.
Example of What A Workday Would Look Like
Open up our Pool, Rec Hall, & Camp Store
Pick-Up Garbage around the property
Empty Garbage Cans in the Camp Store & around the property
Vacuum carpets in the Camp Store & on the front porch
Quick clean the restrooms
Restock the firewood supply (lifting heavy objects)
Remove cobwebs & dust around the buildings on the property
Cut Grass on a ride-mower, painting, lots of landscaping, weed-whacking
Clean Fire Rings
Complete Miscellaneous Tasks from our Maintenance Book (broken locks, replace fire alarm batteries, etc...)
Help a Guest back their RV into their campsite
Read electric meters & record them into a computer software
Operate a smartphone to answer incoming maintenance calls to the business
Close up our Pool, Rec Hall, & Camp Store
The Timeline Of Events Step-By-Step To Become A Senior Maintenance
Read & Study the Official Advertisement, Official Job Description, & Official Complete Training Manual for the position you wish to apply for, (and if necessary) the Workamper Free RV Site Monthly Stay Agreement if you will be planning to be a Workamper.
Submit your Application Online via our Homebase Career Page.
Finish Creating Your Homebase Account if you need one. Click here for a Step-By-Step Guide.
Update Your Homebase Profile. Applicants who complete a Profile are 8 times more likely to be accepted. Click here for a Step-By-Step Guide.
Schedule your In-Person Interview with our Hiring Manager.
Attend your In-Person Interview with our Hiring Manager.
Schedule your In-Person Shadow Day with our Hiring Manager. For Workampers, we will provide you with Free Nightly Accommodation for the Date(s) you need to first visit the Campground, to see if the employment will be a good fit for both parties. This Reservation for you is called your 'Shadow Reservation'. You will have 1-7 days of Free Accommodation on an RV Site at our Park while you participate in daily work around the Campground. Once your Check-Out Date has come, it will be decided whether you will be Hired or Denied.
Attend your In-Person Shadow Day. (Or Shadow Reservation for Workampers)
Once Hired, you will be emailed directions & prompted via Homebase to Sign to following documents:
Official Job Description
Official Complete Training Manual
(If applicable) Workamping Free RV Site Monthly Stay Agreement
You will additionally be able to submit at this time, on your behalf, your documents for the following:
W-4 Federal Tax Form
I-9 Employment Eligibility Form
Payment Method Form (Direct Deposit)
Workampers Only: You will now receive an Email Confirmation for your RV Site Monthly Stay Reservation. Including the details of your Check-In Date, Check-Out Date, Assigned Site Location, etc...
View Open Shifts (or be manually assigned yours) & plan to Clock-In & begin your work at White Oak Campground!