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Maintenance Associate

Black Rock Retreat is seeking a full-time, year round maintenance team member. Our maintenance and improvement program provides clean, well-maintained, and adequate facilities and grounds to serve the groups who use Black Rock Retreat.

Every staff member at Black Rock Retreat represents Jesus Christ and is a minister of the Gospel regardless of the department or position.
To act as a critical part of the maintenance team that provides clean and well-maintained facilities and grounds.
Ultimately glorifying God through facilitating an excellent distraction free experience for our guests.

Facilities Manager

1. Has a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and has a desire to encourage others in their growth.
2. Is in agreement with Black Rock Retreat's purpose, statement of faith, and policies.
3. Desires to serve the Lord and to make Him known to others. Heart to disciple young people during the summer and throughout the year as opportunity arises.
4. Is flexible and able to work with staff, volunteers, retreat guests, campers, and others.
5. Has strong leadership qualities and is a good Christian role model.
6. Is willing to forgo personal rights for the common good of others and the organization; servant attitude, i.e. Phil. 2:5.
7. Certification in a building trade a plus, preferably plumbing
8. Willingness to learn and grow in the maintenance field (acquiring certifications and related trainings, i.e., certified pool operator, pesticide applicator license)
9. Willingness to work weekends throughout the year.

1. Has experience in the maintenance field and with managing people.
2. Possesses a good overall knowledge of maintenance skills: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, janitorial, and housekeeping.
3. Has deep understanding of critical management concepts: planning, organizing, delegating, directing, problem solving, and controlling labor, money, and equipment.
4. Has good computer and organizational skills and is detail oriented.
5. Has good decision-making abilities.
6. Able to do good research in order to make competent and value driven purchases.
7. Able to operate effectively under pressure.
8. Is accomplished manager of people and talent: able to manage performance, hold individuals and teams accountable for outcomes, and coach talent to higher levels of achievement.
9. Has a strong sense of safety and security for staff, campers, guests and visitors.
10. Able to lift up to 100 pounds.

1. Maintain all physical aspects of the property as outlined in the Methodized Maintenance Manual and Maintenance Procedure Manual:
a. Buildings & Facilities
b. Grounds
c. Equipment
2. Be familiar with electrical, water, mechanical and sewage systems in order to evaluate and facilitate needed repairs. Be prepared to handle emergency situations and acquainted with who to call.
3. Become familiar with government inspection guidelines and adhere to them. This includes scheduling, coordinating and supervising all regulatory requirements at the local municipality, state and federal levels.
4. Keep accurate records of projects, inspections and sewer and water quality and control.
5. Be mentally and spiritually alert and safety conscious, displaying a personable and positive work attitude.
6. Be available for any special projects or meetings as requested.

Periodically attend training seminars, conferences, and workshops to stay current in maintenance, leadership and management related topics and skills. Learn and improve skills by observing other professionals who come onto the grounds to perform a task and encouraging those you supervise to do the same.

Salary: Competitive salary dependent on housing needs and experience
Housing available for single occupant only at this time
Medical Insurance (and Dental/Vision Assistance)
Retirement Contribution (after one year)
Paid Time Off (Personal Days)
Paid Vacation Days (after one year)
Paid Holidays
Summer Camp assistance for directly related children

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Facilities/Maintenance



Updated: 3/6/2020 10:45:58 AM

Job Contact:
Julie Pitcher
(717) 529-3232

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Why work at Black Rock Retreat:

Black Rock Retreat is dedicated to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and strengthening His church. We offer a pleasant working atmosphere and competitive wages and benefits.

1345 Kirkwood Pike
    Quarryville, PA 17566-9539

(717) 529-3232

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