Staff Job Descriptions

Camp Director

Responsible to: Council Program Director

Overall seasonal camp operation

Assists with budget control and financial stewardship. Helps conduct all Camp financial transactions

Helps with Personnel issues

Helps interpret policies and standards for camping as established by National Office of BSA and Mt. Diablo Silverado Council and requires compliance by staff and campers

Supervises Program Director, Support Director, Trading Post Manager, Health Officer and Food Service Director

Conducts pre-camp and post-camp inspections

Camp promotions

Other duties as assigned by the Council Program Director

Kitchen Supervisor

Dining Hall Steward

Cook

Responsible to: Camp Director

Prepares menus and orders all food through the Camp Director

Supervises food storage and inventory

Maintains kitchen area in a clean, sanitary condition at all times and insures proper garbage disposal

Prepares and serves all meals on time

Supervises Kitchen Aides

Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

Kitchen Aide

Responsible to: Cook

Assists in the preparation and clean-up of all meals

Maintains dining area in a clean, sanitary condition

Ensures Dining Hall is prepared to seat campers for all meals on time

Supervises campers acting as “Hosts”

Other duties as assigned by the Cook

Business Manager

Maintenance Director

Responsible to: Camp Director

Open and closing of camp facilities

Responsible for the maintenance of all camp facilities and equipment including: buildings, generator, vehicles and land use

Operates the sanitation and garbage system

Supervises check-in/ checkout of camp equipment from the warehouse

Responsible for organizing and running of camp improvement projects.

Supervises Maintenance Aides

Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

Maintenance Aide

Responsible to: Maintenance Director

Open and closing of camp facilities

Responsible for the maintenance of all camp facilities and equipment including: buildings, generator, vehicles and land use

Operates the sanitation and garbage system

Supervises check-in/checkout of camp equipment from the warehouse

Responsible for organizing and running of camp improvement projects.

Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Director

Trading Post Manager

Responsible to: Camp Director

Supervises Trading Post Clerk.

Operates Trading Post in a business-like manner

Makes daily cash turn-ins to the Camp Director

Stocks and maintains merchandise in an attractive manner

Maintains area in a neat and clean appearance at all times

Opens and closes trading post on schedule

Conducts opening, weekly and closing inventories

Prepares report at end of camp season with recommended stock levels for next year

Other duties as assigned by the Council Program Director

Trading Post Clerk

Responsible to: Trading Post Manager

Assists the Trading Post Manager in operation of camp Trading Post

Stocks and maintains merchandise in an attractive manner

Maintains area in a neat and clean appearance at all times

Other duties as assigned by the Trading Post Manager

Medic

Responsible to: Camp Director

Collects medical records and conduct medical recheck for staff, leaders, and campers

Operates and maintains the camp infirmary

Administers first aid and refers to hospital as necessary

Monitors and assigns medication cabinets to units

Inspects health and safety of the camp

Monitors camp water supply daily

Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

Program Director

Responsible to: Camp Director

Overall operation of Camp Program

Directly supervises Aquatics Director, Field Sports Director, Ecology/Conservation Director, Chief Ranger, Commissioners, Handicraft Director, Scoutcraft Director, Eagles’ End Director, Outpost Director and Trail Head Director

Supervises the program areas of the Camp and insures that the operations reflect positively on the BSA

Consolidates all merit badge results from program areas and prepares troop advancement packets

Turns in a report at the end of the camp season with recommendations for the following year

Supervises use of equipment and facilities

Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

Assistant Program Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Assists Program Director with overall operation of Camp Program

Assists Program Director with Directly supervising Aquatics Director, Field Sports Director, Ecology/Conservation Director, Chief Ranger, Commissioners, Handicraft Director, Scoutcraft Director and Trail Head Director

Assists Program Director with supervising the program areas of the Camp and insures that the operations reflect positively on the BSA

Assists Program Director with consolidating all merit badge results from program areas and prepares troop advancement packets

Assists Program Director with turning in a report at the end of the camp season with recommendations for the following year

Assists Program Director with supervising use of equipment and facilities

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Ecology/Conservation Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises Ecology/Conservation Counselor

Establishes and maintains ecology area to include displays

Arranges and conducts nature field trips as required

Establishes and maintains the camp nature trails

Develops and maintains camp conservation plan

Approves conservation projects conducted at camp

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Ecology Counselor

Responsible to: the Ecology/Conservation Director

Assists in the responsibilities of Ecology/Conservation Director

Be proficient in instructing nature related merit badges

Other duties assigned by Ecology/Conservation Director

Summit – Outpost Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises Summit and Outpost

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Schedules and coordinates all out of camp trips (hikes, mtn. biking, etc.)

Supervises climbing/rappelling program

Schedules and coordinates all Outpost Hikes including Trek

Supervises Sourdough Program

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Summit – Outpost Counselor

Responsible to: Summit – Outpost Director

Instructs climbing/rappelling

Instruction in all first aid related merit badges and rank requirements

Responsible for safety when conducting treks away from base camp

Leads and Runs Sourdough Program

Responsible for safety when conducting treks away form camp

Other duties as assigned by the Summit – Outpost Director

Scoutcraft Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises Scoutcraft Counselor

Instructs Scoutcraft merit badges

Establishes and maintains Scoutcraft area to include displays, activities, and instructional material

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Scoutcraft Counselor

Responsible to: Scoutcraft Director

Instructs Scoutcraft Merit Badges

Establishes and maintains Scoutcraft area to include displays, activities, and instructional material

Other duties as assigned by the Scoutcraft Director

Trailhead Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises Trailhead Instructors

Instructs and directs Trailhead programs

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Schedules and coordinates all out of camp trips

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Trailhead Counselor

Responsible to: Trailhead Director

Instructs Trailhead programs.

Other duties as assigned by the Trailhead Director

Shooting Sports Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises the Archery, Rifle and Shotgun Range

Enforces discipline at the ranges

Instructs shooting sports merit badges

Secures all weapons and ammunition and is responsible for their safekeeping

Maintains all weapons in a clean condition

Maintains range safety

Supervises Shooting Sports Counselors

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Shooting Sports Counselor

Responsible to: Shooting Sports Director

Instructs merit badge sessions and range safety

Assists Field Sports Director in maintaining a safe range

Maintains and properly stores all equipment

Enforces Range safety requirements for all ranges

Other duties as assigned by the Field Sports Director

Waterfront Director

Responsible to: the Program Director

Supervises the Waterfront Counselors

Conducts the aquatics program for the camp

Responsible for the safety of the waterfront and on the lake

Instructs Aquatics merit badges, BSA lifeguard, mile swim, snorkeling, safe swim defense, safety afloat, and beginner swimming lessons

Responsible for all equipment and its maintenance in the waterfront area

Responsible to maintain and operate a rescue vessel

Directs all emergency operations connected with waterfront operations

Conducts all swim checks for the camp

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Waterfront Counselor

Responsible to: the Waterfront Director

Operates waterfront under supervision of the Aquatics Director

Conducts sessions as assigned

Other duties in camp as designated by the Aquatics Director

Handicraft Director

Responsible to: the Program Director

Supervises handicraft counselors.

Conducts the handicraft program encouraging campers to participate

Responsible for all handicraft equipment and its maintenance

Responsible for the instruction of the Handicraft merit badges

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Handicraft Counselor

Responsible to: Handicraft Director

Assists in the responsibilities of Handicraft Director

Be proficient in instructing handicraft related merit badges

Other duties assigned by Handicraft Director

Mountaineer Commissioner

Responsible to: Program Director

Has responsibility for Mountaineers

Other duties as designated by the Program Director

Camp Commissioner

Responsible to: Camp Director

Conducts campsite health and safety inspections

Serves as liaison to unit leaders

Provides program support as requested by the Program Director

Conducts special program activities (campfires, check-in, Friday games)

Works to maintain high morale among staff, unit leaders, and campers

Conducts Scout Vesper service

Encourages all at camp to develop or strengthen their relationship with God

Serves as counseling resource to unit leaders and provides assistance when requested

Provides program support as requested by the Camp and/or Program Director

Other duties as designated by the Camp and/or Program Director

Eagle’s End Director

Responsible to: Program Director

Supervises Eagle’s End Counselors

Responsible for all Eagles End equipment and its maintenance

Responsible for the instruction of the Eagles End merit badges

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Eagle’s End Counselors

Responsible to: Eagle’s End Director

Responsible for all Eagles End equipment and its maintenance

Responsible for the instruction of the Eagles End merit badges

Conducts an opening/closing inventory of supplies

Other duties as assigned by the Eagle’s End Director