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Waterfront Manager (open water / beach)

Camp Burton is located on Vashon Island, within the Puget Sound. The Camp Burton beach offers an amazing, pacific northwest experience to guests and campers.
We offer tubing (behind a motor boat), kayaking, swimming and beach activities during the summer months.
We are looking for a responsible (19+yrs), detail oriented person to commit to Camp from June 17 - Aug. 25th as the Waterfront Manager. (dates are a tiny bit flexible)
Living on site is an option, but not required. Meals, laundry and some transportation throughout the summer provided.

This person will:
-have experience with motor boats / boating
-posess or willing to acquire a boaters license
-have updated lifeguard certifications / preferred "open water" certification, with at least 1 full season of lifeguarding experience
-have experience with kayaks, paddle boards and/or "shell"-type boats
-have experience managing, leading or directing staff/volunteers/peers
-possess the confidence to enforce rules and guidelines with campers and guests of the same age or older
-has a general understanding of inventory, record keeping and rule development
-possess general maintenance skills, ability to use hand and power tools, etc..
-possess a current driver's license

Our Waterfront Manager will assist in planning and oversee all waterfront activities occurring at the Camp Burton beach, throughout the summer. The WFM will schedule lifeguards as needed, assist the program manager in scheduling activities such as scavenger hunts, bonfires, races, polar bear swim, etc. The WFD will oversee lifeguard in-service training, enforce rules, drive the motor boat, lead kayak groups, maintain & service equipment and beach area, participate in collective staff programming (campfires, chapel time, staff meetings, etc..), lifeguard, and complete administrative duties as needed.

Pay is between $500-$650 per week, depending on experience.
40 hours estimated per week, sometimes less, sometimes more... #camplife

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Waterfront



Updated: 3/13/2019 3:40:42 PM

Job Contact:
Michele Rutschow
(206) 463-2512

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Why work at Burton Camp and Conference Center:

Camp Burton offers a small, intimate environment in a spectacular Northwest setting. During the summer we hold faith-based camps for: adults with special needs, youth ages 7-17 and families. We also host a variety of non-religious guest camps such as the Sickle Cell Foundation and Camp Goodtimes, for kids with cancer. Our staff is diverse, flexible and servant-minded. If you are looking to serve in a variety of positions with a variety of folks, Camp Burton is your choice!

9326 S.W. Bayview Dr.
    Vashon, WA 98070

(206) 463-2512

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