White Oak Campground in Quarryville, PA is looking for new Groundskeeper 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 Work camping 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.
- 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 minor maintenance repairs *Provide exceptional customer service *Communicate effectively with fellow employees *Handle heavy equipment and machinery to do landscaping-related tasks
- 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 *Able to use hand and mechanical tools to ensure safety and completion of tasks *Ability to listen and communicate effectively *Knowledge of landscaping practices and procedures *Ability to work quickly and efficiently under little supervision
Groundskeeper 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. Ideally, you are 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 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- $13 to $16 /an hour. *Workamper (Couple)- $12 to $15 /an hour. *Workamper (Single)- $11 to $14 /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 *Close up our Pool, Rec Hall, & Camp Store
Available shifts and compensation: We have available shifts all days of the week. Compensation is $11.00 – $16.00/hour.
About White Oak Campground: White Oak Campground is known & loved for its peaceful camping atmosphere & enchanting old-world aura. Set amidst acres of trees & grassy meadows. Established back in 1969 after being hand-built by a hardened woman named Bessie; White Oak Campground sits atop the crest of a small mountain in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. Many of our sites extend down this mountain, creating an extremely unique landscape to camp on! We hire 2 Positions at our Park: Cashier & Maintenance Man. Prospective Applicants can also apply for the ‘Flex’ Position, which would mean they would be trained for Both Positions (Cashier & Maintenance Man) & they could be assigned Shifts for either Position, some days even doing both positions. We’re always looking for our next Cashier or Maintenance Man; so please do not hesitate to apply early to plan your future seasonal employment! We can accommodate you into a slot on our roster for a later point-in-time. We accept Local hires! (High Schoolers Welcome & Preferred!) Workampers: We accept Singles or Couples! We provide a FREE* 50 AMP FHU Workamper Site for Workampers! (As well as, a salary!) No 1099 contractor hires or “under-the-table compensation”. Positions are W4 salary-based only. *Metered Electric Charges Are Charged Monthly & Are Paid By The Workamper Learn more about us at whiteoakcampground.com.
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