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14 Jan 2024

Temporary 2024 Summer Camp Maintenance Specialist – Tomahawk Ranch – Girl Scouts of Colorado


Job Description

Summer Camp Maintenance Specialist at Tomahawk Ranch

Make a difference in the life of a girl and spend an unforgettable summer in the Rocky Mountains! Tomahawk Ranch is located one-hour southwest of Denver in Bailey, Colorado. Activities include arts and crafts, backpacking, boating, horseback riding, zip lining, farm with ranch animals, dance & drama, archery and sports, photography, international cultures, nature and science, astronomy, homesteading, gardening, and outdoor skills. Camp themes include Wizarding, Fantasy (Percy Jackson, Zombies, Renaissance), Wild West & Mountain Adventure! Tomahawk Ranch is licensed by the State of Colorado and accredited by the American Camp Association.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Late May to Mid-August 2024 (approximate dates TBD)

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • Employee Assistance Program – 100% Employer Paid.
  • Sick Pay in accordance with Colorado Law.
  • Maintenance Staff who work an average of 40 hours/week during the camp season may* have access to low cost onsite shared housing, as available and allowed per GSCO policies.

For more information about Tomahawk Ranch please visit our website!

Tomahawk Ranch Overnight Camp | camp (girlscoutsofcolorado.org)

Maintenance Specialist General Duties: The Maintenance Specialist Assists in the care and maintenance of assigned property. Works with entire camp team to deliver services and maintain the site in a safe working order at Tomahawk Ranch, a Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) camp property. Additionally, this role supports the hospitality, operational, program, health, cabin leadership team as needed as part of the Tomahawk Ranch team. A primary function of this, and every other job at the Tomahawk Ranch, is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of service.


Camp Facility Responsibilities

  • Assists with property security practices & procedures.
  • Assists in the care for and maintenance of camp facilities, grounds including roads & fences, property & program equipment, and machinery are in safe, well-functioning, working, and clean condition.
  • To help reduce the level of risk, ensures that all safety-related projects/needs are completed in a swift and timely manner and helps prepare facilities for changing weather conditions.
  • Responsible for performing various skilled trade tasks for facility maintenance and construction projects.

Cross Functional Work

  • Supports care of livestock, providing feeding, and daily chores.
  • Assists with the delivery of equipment, machinery, luggage, and various materials when needed.
  • Deliver emergency support during on-site incidents.
  • Provide and support safe and healthy practices.
  • In coordination with the camp team, facilitate camper program delivery, check-in & check-out procedures, orientation, and other operational logistics.
  • Assist with the management of site and program equipment, including storage, care, inventory, and maintenance.
  • Provide additional support as necessary to facility staff, camp team, kitchen, and housekeeping staff members.


  • Manage administrative responsibilities in a timely, independent, and detail-oriented manner.
  • Work on the development of daily and weekly schedules, under the direction of supervisors and in cooperation with all staff.
  • Coordinate and communicate schedules to campers & staff as necessary.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and training for planning purposes, communication resolutions, and carrying out assignments.
  • Provide & participate in staff feedback forms as necessary for the camp’s overall strategic planning.
  • Interact with digital systems including WorkBright, Slack, Instagram, & Facebook.
  • Respect the confidential nature of all information pertaining to staff, volunteers, and campers.
  • Follow policies, procedures, and standards set by the American Camping Association, Girl Scouts Safety Activity Checkpoints, Colorado Department of Health and Human Services, and other certifying industry organizations.


  • In accordance with the philosophy of Girl Scouts of Colorado, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.
  • Support the efforts and commitments of Girl Scouts of Colorado in pluralism and diversity throughout the organization and within each community served.
  • Embrace diversity and inclusiveness by contributing to positive relationships between diverse racial, ethnic, and social groups in the Council as a whole and between employees and volunteers.


Education and/or Formal Training

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have current OR willingness to obtain the following certifications: First Aid/CPR, Child Abuse Mandated Reporter, Universal Standard Precautions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Ability to maintain, assess, and operate site and program equipment, machinery, and power tools.
  • Preferred skills within carpentry, painting, plumbing and water systems, electrical service, roofing and general maintenance.
  • Preferred experience in driving a tractor, using a backhoe, skid steer, augur, and side by side.
  • Preferred experience with janitorial and housekeeping duties.
  • Preferred experience maintaining property grounds, such as fences, gates, roads, pastures, enclosures, etc.
  • Experience working with & caring for farm animals, livestock & large equine preferred.
  • Knowledge of garden & greenhouse care preferred.
  • Willing to provide support for innovative and engaging program development and facilitation in an informal, outdoor setting.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check acceptable to GSCO standards.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license, driving record acceptable to the Girl Scout insurance company standards, with 5 years of driving experience.

We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Our workplace is inclusive, and we strive to create an accessible and accommodating environment for all employees. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding accommodations for disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are invited to interview and require accommodations, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and accessible interview experience. If you have questions about accessibility or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at ca*****@gs********.org or 877-404-5708. We are here to help.

Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://gscolorado.workbrightats.com/jobs/1062065-286035.html

Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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