Support Staff Job Descriptions

Office Assistant
Office Assistants help to greet and direct guests, operate a multi-line switchboard, sort mail, and complete tasks using copy, fax, and folding machines. Applicants must have excellent communication and organizational skills, be willing to work evenings and/or weekends, and have an understanding of purpose, goals, objectives of our organization. Previous experience with multi-line switchboard and in an office setting experience preferred.

Food Service
Cooks, Dishwashers, and Servers work in a professionally operated air-conditioned large volume food service facility. Applicants must be energetic and willing to work on a team with others. Hours vary depending on shifts and need. Previous food service a plus, but not necessary.

Camp Store
Store clerks handle sales in snack bar and/or store, help clean and maintain equipment and facility, and clean tables and grounds surrounding store area. Some flexibility in work hours. Previous retailing experience preferred.

Housekeeping Staff work on small teams to maintain cleanliness of facilities throughout camp, including such tasks as: cleaning and disinfecting restrooms, shower facilities, and floors, washing windows, dusting, sweeping, and laundering. Full time hours available for full summer. Previous cleaning experience preferred but not necessary. Blue Lake will train.

Site Custodian
Site Custodians work as a team to clean and maintain instructional sites and other facilities throughout camp, including sweeping, vacuuming, moping, washing windows, and moving equipment. Must have a current valid driver’s license and be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends.

Transportation assistants provide transportation (in camp mini-vans) for campers, staff, and faculty to travel depots within a 1- hour radius of the camp. Previous experience in the transportation field and current CDL required. Must have an exemplary driving record and be willing to work long hours on scheduled days.

Buildings & Grounds
Buildings & Grounds assistants maintain camp properties by helping to prepare camp facilities for opening, daily refuse pickup, grounds work (leaf & brush removal), landscaping, moving equipment, as well as repairing, cleaning, and maintaining sites and facilities as directed.

Camp Bank
Bank Clerks assist with collecting and distributing camper monies as necessary, maintain bank card records, and balance bank records daily. Some other tasks may be assigned within Camp Bank/Shell area. Previous office experience preferred.

Shell Grounds
Groundskeeper helps to maintain overall appearance of Stewart Shell Area, by completing such tasks as raking, cutting and trimming, refuse removal, light landscaping, and cleaning of the shell seating area and restrooms as needed. Previous grounds work preferred.

Audio Technician
Audio Technicians work with Blue Lake Public Radio personnel to produce quality recordings of Blue Lake arts festival events and student performances. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends. Prior experience in recording and audio required.

Music Library
Music Librarians prepare music folders and teaching materials for campers, faculty, and staff throughout the summer. Experience in music required, and clerical or library experience preferred.