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 PART-TIME JOB. All our Positions are Part-Time (20 Hours or less maximum per week) If you are seeking a Full-Time Job experience (21+ Hours), you can Apply to both Us & our Sister Park (Mill Bridge Village & Camp Resort) & plan to work 2 Part-Time Jobs at both Campgrounds, thus equally a Full-Time Job. The Hours for this Position max out at 20-Hours per week. We permit doing as little or as many Hours to that maximum that you'd like, to best fit your schedule. We are flexible to work with.
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