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JOB DESCRIPTION Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Job title: Associate Camp Operations Director  (8.31.16)

Department: Camp MiVoden Hayden Lake, Idaho
Category: Full Time
Wage grade/range: $3292 to $4170 per month/ 75-95%
Classification: Exempt
Supervisor: Bruce Christensen
Date Updated: August 2016
Supervisor’s title: Camp Operations Director
POSITION SUMMARY:
Oversee and manage the day to day maintenance and care for the grounds of the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) Retreat Facility at Camp MiVoden. Assist in managing budgets and programs impacting camp operations. Also participating and leading out in camp improvement and development projects as assigned by the Camp Operations Director. This is a dynamic position that requires attention to detail, strong people skills, multi-tasking, and good communication skills. A desire to reach young people through camp ministry is a must. Supervision of seasonal and year round staff required.
AUTHORITY, ACCOUNTABILITY:
The Associate Camp Operations Director is accountable to the Camp Operations Director under the authority of the UCC Youth and Family Life Director. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
o Supervision of seasonal and year round staff on a day to day basis.
o Overseeing the year round maintenance of Camp MiVoden facilities and equipment, keeping them in superior working condition in compliance with American Camp Association (ACA) standards, including but not limited to: grounds, electrical, plumbing, kitchen equipment, building upkeep and improvements, pool/hot tub maintenance, sewer and water operations, daily readings for pool, sewer and water, and garbage removal. Boat maintenance, waterfront maintenance and beautification, equestrian care, camp security, overseeing and expansion of recycling, snow removal, forestry practices and cutting of firewood.
o Function as the Camp Operations Director in his/her absence.
o Serve as a "host" (on rotating basis) for groups using the camp.
o Assist and facilitate programming needs of summer camp staff.
o Meet with the Camp Operations Director on a bi-weekly basis to review the goals, needs and plans of the Associate Camp Operations Director.
o Be able to show daily, weekly, and monthly progress towards camp operation goals.
o Develop a systematic maintenance program in writing for camp facilities, buildings and equipment, which will identify areas needing maintenance on a scheduled, or regular-basis.
o Make periodic inspections of all camp facilities and help develop a recommended list of needed maintenance projects, including regular maintenance items.
o Maintain sprinkler systems.
SUMMER RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Assist regular routine of work for maintenance staff and assigned general staff.
o Assist Summer Camp Operations.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
o A Seventh-day Adventist member in good standing
o Certified sewer system operator certificate
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o Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification
o Ropes Course Facilitator Certification
o Pool/Hot Tub operator's certificate based on state standards
o Acquire and maintain a CDL
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:
o General construction, contracting or small business experience preferred
o Basic bookkeeping knowledge
o Basic computer software knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite on multiple platforms
o Strong people skills, organization, and managing skills
o Be able to work with supervision and employees
o Have a desire to live and work in a camp community
o Be a self-starter
o The ability to meet deadlines/appointments in a timely way
o Have skills in various building and/or mechanical trades such as electrical, plumbing and construction, etc.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to: read, speak, hear, grasp, reach, walk up steep hills and stairs, use a keyboard, and lift and carry items up to 75 pounds. Must be able to effectively communicate in English both orally and in writing.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The work environment is varied including indoor and outdoor work, in a variety of weather conditions including, snow, rain and heat. Long days and weeks may be required during the high season. Often works weekends.
This job description is subject to change by vote of the MiVoden Board, Exec Board or Conference ADCO.
. Open until filled. For more information, contact info you could include my information: Stephanie Bailey, stephanieb@uccsda.org, 509-838-2761, 3715 S. Grove Rd., Spokane, WA 99224.

Eric Lee Tanner
P.O. Box 1083  *  Collegedale, TN   37315  *  (706) 483-3148  *   ericleetanner@gmail.com
(posted 4.29.16)

EXPERIENCE
Self Employed:             Collegedale, TN                                                                                    October 2015 to Present
                                           Director: Dewayne Crawford, (423) 544-4269
 
Representative for Primerica, a financial services company. Duties include presenting Primerica to potential clients in a professional matter as to help them see the products and services offered and to assist them with their short term and long term financial needs.
 
Select Staffing:              Chattanooga, TN                                                                                May 2015 to Present
                                           Contact: Ana Tafur, (423) 893-5275
 
Truck driver for Paper Plus in Chattanooga. Supervisor is Jeff Dodson @ (423) 629-1558. Duties include delivering paper and related supplies to various businesses in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. (This particular job ended in September, 2015).
 
Hilton Garden Inn:      Chattanooga, TN                                                                   November 2014 to April 2015
                                           Supervisor: Michael Darras, (423) 308-4400
 
Front Desk Worker, Second Shift: Duties include checking in guest via the OnQ Property Management System. Also various other duties such as basic maintenance, basic housekeeping, maintaining our Pavilion Pantry (in house snack shop), and taking care of our guest in whatever capacity is necessary.
 
Holiday Inn Express,   Ooltewah, TN                                                                                        August 2014 to October 2014
                                           Supervisor: Tiffany DeOcampo, (423) 591-8500
 
Weekend Night Auditor: Duties include insuring a smooth transition from 2nd to 3rd shift.        Checking guests in and out using the Opera Property Management System. As well as closing out the day, maintaining the cash drawer with transactions from room rentals and snack shop, compiling financial reports and sending them to the management team. Ensuring customer satisfaction by attending to their needs. Helping set up for breakfast. Minor maintenance.
                                          
The Salvation Army, Chattanooga, TN                                                                                   February 2012 to May 2014
                                        Supervisor: Linda Davis & Sandy Montgomery, (423) 305-6925
 
Truck Driver: Duties include driving to donor’s house or drop boxes to pick donated items sorting of donated goods, maintaining the warehouse with emergency/disaster supplies as well as supplies from various departments.
 
American Stainless and Aluminum Products, Cleveland, TN                             September 2010 to January 2012
                                        Supervisor: Mike Gray, (407) 414-7596
 
Welder/Fabricator: Duties include the fabrication of stainless steel tanks for the food and beverage industry.
 
 
Cohutta Springs Conference Center, Crandall, GA                                                                      July 2003 to April 2009
Supervisors: Sheri Leland and Deeahn Johnson, (706) 695-9093                            Marketing Representative: Duties include generating business by contacting people thru the advertising campaign already implemented. Such activities included attending business expos, mailings, contacting past guests, giving tours and greeting the guests as they arrive. Attending their needs by setting up their rental rooms with tables, chairs, audio-visual equipment and various other items. Other duties include bus driving, maintenance. Assisting with recreational activities and photography.
 
    Camp Kulaqua, High Springs, FL                                                                                            March 1991 to June 2003
                                        Supervisor: Phil Younts, (386) 454-1351
Camp Ranger: Duties include greeting guests and attending their needs, general facility maintenance, supervising the various activities such as horseback riding, go-carts and others, maintaining the Nature Center and giving education tours when scheduled, security.
 
EDUCATION
 
Southern Adventist University   Collegedale, TN 
                               Bachelor of Art in Public Relations, May 1989 
                                           Bachelor of Science in Media Technology, May 1987
 
Art Instruction School, Minneapolis Minnesota,
                                           Certificate in Fundamentals of Art, October 2011
                                          
Chattanooga State, Chattanooga Tennessee,
                                           Class “A” driver’s license, September 2011
                                     
Macon County High School, Montezuma, Georgia,
                                                          Diploma, Spring 1982
 
REFERENCES
 
Marty Miller, Professor, friend for 20+ years, (423) 322-8491
Ray Saladino, Business Owner, friend for 15+ years, (305) 731-0041
Jerry Arnold, Pastor, 10+ years, (423) 396-4803
Mark Bond, Communications Specialist, friend for 25+ years, (817) 307-4611



Laura Myers Tanner, RN, BS
5417A Newton Drive, Collegedale, TN   37315
423-802-6205 | Lauratanner@southern.edu
(posted 4.29.16)

Credentials/ Certifications/Affiliations
       *Current RN Licensure: States of Tennessee, Georgia, Florida
       *ACLS, BLS, PALS, Chemotherapy and Biotherapy
       *Membership in the professional organization: Oncology Nursing Society
 
Professional Summary and Experience
   *Critical skill experience in Pediatric Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, and Perioperative Anesthesia Care
     *Cross training in Operating Room, Cardiac Cath Lab, and Epidural Pain Management Procedures
 
Gordon Hospital                                                                                              April 2004 – Present
       1035 Redbud Road   Calhoun, GA  30703                                                                                      
       Beth Crew, Director of Surgical Services      706-602-7800 #2255    beth.crew@ahss.org
      Surgical Services: PACU Preceptor, Charge Nurse, Staff RN. Responsible for the assessment,      
      documentation, and evaluation of plan of care for the patient during the perioperative phase of surgery.   
      Demonstrates ability to prioritize responsibilities as the patient advocate. 
 
Erlanger East Campus Surgical Center                                                      July 2013 – September 2014
         1751 Gunbarrel    Chattanooga, TN 37421
        Tina Snell, Assistant Nurse Manager    423-618-6284, 423-778-8700
        Surgical Services: Staff RN. Responsible for the assessment, documentation, and evaluation of plan of
        care for the patient during the Perioperative phase of surgery.  Administration of Moderate sedation for   
        Epidural Pain Management Procedures.
 
Cohutta Springs Conference Center, Crandall, GA                                    August 2003 - April 2004
       1175 Cohutta Springs   Crandall, GA  30711
       Sherri Leland, Director of Guest Services    706-695-9093    sleland@gccsda.org
       Event Planner:   Business expos, mailings, contacting guests, giving tours, planning retreats for groups.  
Shands Healthcare at the University of Florida                                         May 1994 - July 2003     
      PO Box 100337, Gainesville, FL 32610
      Supervisor: Gail Avigne, Director of OR/PACU Services    352-265-8990    avignega@shands.ufl.edu
      Surgery Unit:  PACU Education Coordinator, Charge Nurse. Proficiency to work in collaboration with the    
      medical, anesthesia, managerial, and clinical staff in order to ensure optimal age-specific needs are met   
      and optimal outcomes are achieved.
 
Arkansas Childrens Hospital                                                                       October 1988 – May 1994
       800 Marshall   Little Rock, AR
       Supervisor: Jackie Jardine – Emergency Department Director     501-364-1167
       Emergency Department/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Charge RN in level one Trauma Center.   
      Coordinated admissions through triage system and EMS to provide advanced life support.
      
Education
         Garland Co. College, Hot Springs, AR   Associate Degree Nursing, Magna cum Laude, May 1987
         Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, TX   Bachelors Degree Business Administration, Physical Education,    
                  Magna cum Laude, May 1982
          Valley Grande Academy, Weslaco, TN   College Preparatory Diploma, Highest Honors, May 1977
References
 
Gale Miller, RN
Erlanger East Hospital
Chattanooga, TN
Gdmiller7@yahoo.com
423-322-0312
 
Mary Brown, RN
Gordon Hospital
Calhoun, GA
Mary.brown@ahss.org                                                                                                     
423-653-4809
 
Cherri Durst, Enrollment Educator
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
Cherri.durst @gmail.com
423-509-3267
 
Elsie Keet, E-Commerce Coordinator                                                                                          
COS Business Products                                                           
Chattanooga, TN
Elsie.keet@gmail.com                                                                          
423-313-0501                                                             
 
Frances Young, Teacher
Gainesville SDA Academy
Gainesville, FL
325-283-6823
 
 

George C. Murphree III
4930 Sandy Trail
Apison, TN 37302
M: (205)478-9344 middlemurph23@gmail.com
(posted prior to 1.7.16)
Summary
I have always wanted to work at a summer camp. Possibly even run my own summer camp one day. I love working with kids. I am patient and try my hardest at everything I do. I know I have many things to learn about summer camp. I am willing to do anything to get started on that path.
Skills
  • Great with kids
  • Fast learner
  • Decent with computers
  • MS Office proficient
  • Dependable
  • Good with my hands
Experience
July 2009 to May 2010
Trussville, AL
Ruby Tuesday
Waiter The reason I left was to work at summer camp.
Current
Chattanooga, TN
YMCA Volunteer I cannot remember the date I volunteered at YMCA. While I was there I worked after school care. I would make snacks for the kids and take it to them. I would play games and just hang out with to the places I went.

May 2008 to July 2015
Dadeville, AL
Camp Alamisco Counselor, Archery director, Paintball director, Boys director and Assistant director
It was a summer Job from May to July. I skipped one year in 2013. I started out as a counselor and archery director. I did that from 2009-11. Being a counselor, I stayed with the kids every night for a week. I took care of them. As the archery director, I took care of the bows and arrows. I made sure no one got hurt or injured while I was there. As the paintball director, I cleaned the markers and masks each day. Playing paintball can be unsafe so it was my job to make sure that no one was injured beyond the normal welts that happen while playing. As the boys director I was in charge of all the guys counselors. I was there to help the counselors in anyway I could. It was my job to make theirs as easy as possible, but also discipline if it was needed. As the assistant director, I was in charge of helping to run the camp smoothly. I made sure there were directors at their activities and the kids were all there and accounted for each activity. As the assistant director I had to make sure everything was ready each day and prepared for anything that might happen at any moment.

April 2013 to Current
Collegedale, TN
Southern Adventist University Landscaper
I work on the mowing crew. I cut grass, weed eat and edge on a regular basis. I have also cleared away trees using a chainsaw. I have carried trucks loads for backhoes.
Education
2015 Collegedale, TN, USA
Southern Adventist University
Associate of Arts: General Studies I have taken a Challenge Course Facilitators class. I have taken a rock climbing class. I also have a minor in Physical Education.
 
References
Tim Pittinger
(309)370-6500
Camp Ranger
Relationship: Friend
 
Andy Langshaw
(423)2342747
Supervisor
Relationship: Boss
 
Elly Vance
(205)915-1775
Nurse
Relationship: Friend
 
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