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Housekeeping Manager


Black Diamond Camps, Auburn Washington

We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a desire to live and work in a close community to serve in the much-needed role of Housekeeping Manager. We are passionate about our mission statement and are looking for a like-minded person who is willing to serve alongside us. Please thoughtfully consider each part of our mission statement, job description, and description of our ministry and community before applying.


To inspire Christ-like change through

Outdoor Adventure

Authentic Relationships and

Biblical Truth


Title: Housekeeping Manager
Department: Guest Services

Job Purpose

As the lead for the Housekeeping team at Black Diamond Camps, you will work toward fulfilling our mission and giving guests a great experience by cleaning and keeping clean the inside and outside of all buildings at all times and to uphold, create, and organize systems that foster an enjoyable and efficient cleaning process in order to serve our guests in all types of rooms on the property. This includes managing full time staff, part time staff, summer staff, and volunteers, who assist in housekeeping duties.


The makeup of our community determines a large part of what it is like to live and work here. We have about 4 0people who live on-site year round, comprised of: full-time staff and families and interns.

Overall Responsibility

Uphold established standards of cleanliness in all guest spaces and manage staff to uphold the same standards.

Take chief responsibility for the inventory, ordering, and management of all cleaning supplies and linens for guest rooms and meeting room cleanliness within budget.

Take chief responsibility for the cleanliness, upkeep, organization, and functionality of all cleaning and supply rooms and closets.

Take chief responsibility for the pulling and disposing of the public/private trash from around various guest rooms/meeting rooms on a daily basis while in use.

Take chief responsibility for the laundry room at camp and ensuring the linens are done in a timely and efficient manner in house or through a laundry vendor.

Be available for on-call shifts while guests are on property as part of a housekeeping team to meet guests’ needs during off hours

Consistently prep and clean camp before and after every guest group and manage the other housekeeping staff, as well as the other staff (i.e. other full-time staff), interns, etc.) that help during these times. This includes maintaining a schedule that is based on guest need and working when guests are present, which often includes nights and weekends.

Other Duties of ALL Black Diamond Camps

We operate year-round. We have guests on the premises almost every day of the year. Serving guests is our number one priority, and therefore ALL staff must participate in guest service in some capacity. Tasks may include cooking, cleaning, facilitating group activities, running retail locations, general maintenance of camp property, and work projects as needed. There are often groups here on weekends, and all staff members will be required to work certain weekends as needed.

Character, Education, Abilities, Skills, Experience:

The “ideal” candidate will have:

Ability to communicate well with team members, staff, and guests

Ability to manage peers, Black Diamond Camps full time staff, interns, and summer staff in a positive and respectful way when they are helping to clean under your supervision

Have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, typing, basic math, basic computer functions, organization, and be detailed oriented

A strong desire to learn new things quickly

A strong sense of self-motivation

A personal relationship with Christ that permeates all aspects of his/her life

Previous experience in any of the duties listed is preferred

Good work ethic

Willingness to perform routine tasks regularly and on time, with deadlines weekly and monthly for most tasks.

Have a natural ability or strong desire for organization

Willingness to perform many tasks alone

An eye for things that need done and how to make them more excellent

Passion for cleaning, problem solving, fixing things, making things beautiful, leading by serving, stewardship

Attitude of service, enthusiasm, taking initiative, willingness to learn, integrity, and flexibility

Work Context: This job will be performed primarily on location at the Auburn, WA location

Travel: Possible infrequent travel to workshop trainings.

Physical Demands: Ability to lift 60 lbs, sit in office, hike, stand all day, bend, squat, be on hands and knees cleaning all day, climb stairs, be around strong cleaning chemicals on a daily basis Be willing to get your hands dirty.

Work Environment: Most work will be done throughout campus, including indoors and outdoors. This may include working in inclement weather conditions throughout the year.

Training: Guest Services employees will be given opportunity for improvement through appropriate training.

Compensation: Salary, on­site housing, medical insurance, 401(k) retirement package after one year, and paid vacation time. See HR and/or potential supervisor for details.


This Job Description is not a complete description of all that is necessary to do your job. Also, all camp employees are expected to do what it takes to work as a team, even with other departments, to serve guests. This is not only an expectation, but a value that we hold to as an organization. We will help each other get the mission done.


Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Housekeeping



Updated: 11/21/2018 1:12:55 PM

Job Contact:
Heather Hartke
(253) 939-0488

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Why work at Black Diamond Camps:

We have been serving campers and not-profit organizations in the greater Seattle are for over 43 years. Come be a part of our ministry as we modernize and renovate our facilities and programs, while staying true to our classic Christian camping roots!

19830 SE 328th Place
    Auburn, WA 98092-2299

(253) 939-0488

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