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Challenge Course Technician
Challenge Course Technician
Glorieta Camps, Glorieta New Mexico
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 Challenge Course Technician. 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
Authentic Relationships and
The makeup of our community determines a large part of what it is like to live and work here. We have about 120 people who live on-site year round, comprised of: full-time staff, families, interns, and gap-year students. Glorieta is a beautiful place with many natural resources but calls for somewhat remote living.
Title: Challenge Course Technician
Job Purpose: This is a full-time, salaried position. The Challenge Course Technician’s (CCT) primary responsibility is to ensure that all participants using the challenge course elements and adventure activities have a safe and rewarding experience. Qualities that are critical to success will include good judgment, flexibility, patience, and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. The CCT must be able to thrive and enjoy a supportive role and know how they contribute to the overall mission of camp. The CCT often works independently, but must also be comfortable leading groups as well as working closely with others on training programs, tourism, planning, and similar tasks. On a day-to-day basis, the CCT performs a wide variety of tasks; including risk management, low and high ropes maintenance, construction and reconstruction, removal of trees and dead limbs, responding to high course rescues, assisting with training programs for new staff, assisting other staff as needed, and administrative tasks such as recordkeeping, participation in regular team meetings, email correspondence, etc.
Help manage all aspects of safety, including, but not limited to, developing, maintaining, and implementing Policies and Procedures for each element and acitivty.
Responsible for all inspection and maintenance of all elements and activities
Keep current with all regulations, governing bodies, and new requirements that will affect the challenge course industry
Developing and coordinating inspections, documentation, and action points from said inspections
Maintaining all training documentation and keeping other staff aware of impending recertification dates
Uphold maintenance and inspection protocols in compliance with industry standards including proper documentation
Continually improve elements and activities through the identification of issues and pursuit of long-term solutions
Regularly monitor operators to ensure compliance with Policies and Procedures
Communicate with program directors to ensure elements and activities are available, in operational condition, and properly set up
Oversee set up of elements and activities for use by programs when required
Construct and reconstruct elements and activities as needed
Helping to develop new elements and activities keeping with Glorieta’s mission and pursuit of unique high adventure activities
Other Duties of ALL Glorieta Staff: 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:
A personal relationship with Christ that permeates all aspects of their life
Ability to manage, encourage, and get along with a variety of people simultaneously and communicate well with their supervisor, team members, staff, and guests
Willingness to perform routine tasks regularly and on time, with deadlines weekly and monthly
Must have proficiency in the Microsoft Word and Excel, their Google counterparts, Google Drive, and Gmail and the ability to learn new systems with an ability to write formal documentation clearly and accurately
Strong problem solving skills and a desire to learn new things quickly
A strong sense of self-motivation accompanied by a good work ethic and the ability to work alone for extended periods of time
A natural ability or strong desire for organization, accuracy, and attention to detail
Must have experience working with hand tools
Ability to understand industry standards and apply as necessary to unique elements and activitiess in order to write clear and concise inspection documents
Must be able to perform tasks out of the ordinary on short notice with a degree of flexibility
Ability to safely work at height and perform manual labor at height
Familiar with zipline/zip tour operation, construction, and maintenance.
Working knowledge of basic ASTM, OSHA, and ACCT Standards
ACCT certifications preferred
In-house inspector level 1 or 2
Level 2 facilitator
Level 1 SPRAT certification
Advanced knowledge of bike maintenance
Familiar with high angle rope rescue techniques
Work Context: This job will be performed primarily on location at the Glorieta, New Mexico location.
Travel: Minimal travel will be required for training.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 60+ lbs, sit in office, stand all day, bend, squat, be willing to get your hands dirty, hike.
Work Environment: Most work will be done outdoors.
Training: All program support employees will be given opportunity for improvement through appropriate training.
Compensation: Full-time, salaried with housing and benefits.
Disclaimer: 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.
Those interested can send APPLY Directly: https://goo.gl/dZJ7sq
Time: Full-Time Year Round
Updated: 10/19/2018 4:42:40 PM