Site Manager

Site Manager

January 11, 2023



Position Summary:

The Site Manager – Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center (SLCRC) is responsible for maintaining all buildings, roads, trails, grounds, and vehicles. Oversees housekeeping and any contractors on site.  Provides excellent Christian hospitality maintains clean, safe, and welcoming facilities and grounds. Maintains standards with the ACA and State Health Department. Ensures the property and facilities are in good working order, kept clean, organized, and safe for all guests and staff.

The ideal candidate takes initiative and is dependable, organized and skilled at carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical as well as management and leadership skills. Benefits include salary, health insurance, and pension.

The Site Manager – SLCRC serves the God we know in Jesus Christ through the United Church of Christ by providing an environment and a culture that embodies the 4-part vision of the Southern New England Conference to: Make disciples of Jesus Christ; Make God’s love and justice real; Bring new life as agents of change; and form covenant partnerships, especially as it relates to colleague & staff interactions. The position should be conducted in a way that reflects God’s love to all with whom this person has contact.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Staffing Structure & Scheduling

·       Ensures that the SLRC is in compliance with Conference policies and procedures, and current labor laws as understood by the Conference

·       Ensures that all staff have the necessary skills, training, and certifications to perform their job duties

·       Schedules and supervises pre-camp setup and post-camp cleanup operations

Health, Safety and Compliance

·       Project management experience

·       Skills and experience with the use of power equipment

·       Leadership, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills

·       Ability to problem solve

·       Time management skills

·       Knowledge of ACA standards and current health and safety laws and practices

·       Experience tracking and managing finances

·       Experience in grounds upkeep, building and facility upkeep and housekeeping

·       Ensures that all activities are conducted safely and with good supervision; safety measures include, but are not limited to, proper and regular testing of equipment, water, buildings, and alarms

Program Oversight

·       Cultivates excellent relationships with parents and alumni as major stakeholders in SLCRC, and with campers as the primary recipients of SLCRC programs

·       Maintains open lines of communication among campers, parents, and staff

·       Develops a camp budget in collaboration with the Director for Camps and Retreats; identifies capital budget needs

Building, Campgrounds and Other Duties

·       Ensures that fields, woods, and grounds are maintained at the end of the Camp sessions

·       Ensures that all equipment is properly stowed and secured for the winter, and that buildings are cleaned at the end of the season

·       Communicates and collaborates with SLCRC Site Manager, and other staff as necessary to ensure constructive sharing of buildings and grounds, and effective transition between camping and retreat Season

·       Grounds and property maintenance

·       Basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical skills, and mechanical repair

·       Ability to lift 60 lbs. or more consistently

·       Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

·       Performs other duties as assigned by Director

Church Attendance

·       As part of your job duties, you will be required at least once a month to be present (online or in-person when Conference protocols allow) during the gathering time of a  worship service of one of the SNEUCC churches

·       You will bring greetings from the SNEUCC; providing an introduction, as it relates to your role.

·       If invited to share words during coffee/social hour or announcements, you will prepare a short paragraph in consultation with the Development team for this purpose.

Conference-Sponsored Events

·       The Site Manager – SLCRC may be required to participate in Conference-sponsored events throughout the year in lieu of the presence of the Director


• Technical or Associate degree required, or a combination of education and work experience

• Previous work experience as handyman, contractor, or engine repair required

• Ability to perform physical labor

• Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal skills; initiative and enthusiastic

Additional Comments/Information:


Suggested Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; initiative and enthusiastic


Company: SNEUCC

Location: Sharon, CT

ACA Accredited: Yes

Time Frame: Year Round

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Day or Night: Day

Salary: $38,000-50,000

Application Deadline:

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