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Construction & Facilities Coordinator

Position: Construction & Facilities Coordinator
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Description: Responsible for buildings and grounds, coordinating construction projects and assisting with camp operations.
• Supervision of, and assistance with, new construction and remodeling projects. We are currently in the middle of a large building project, which will be approximately 50% of the duties for 18 – 24 months.
• Maintenance and upkeep of all buildings and grounds at Camp Judson.
• Responsible for facilities maintenance.
• Responsible for vehicle maintenance.
• Coordination of volunteers for construction projects.
• Hands-on labor as needed for upkeep, maintenance and building projects.

Additional responsibilities: When needed, and in preparation for groups, staff takes an “all hands on deck” approach, which may include:
• Care and cleaning of facilities and assistance with supervision of janitorial staff.
• Assistance with preparations for and hosting guest groups.
• Assistance with meal prep, dining hall clean-up, and washing dishes
• Assistance as needs arise.

Desired Background, Experience and Skills:
• Committed Christian with a growing faith.
• Commitment and enthusiasm for the Christian camping ministry.
• Willingness to carry out assigned tasks with or without direct supervision
• Ability to relate well with others and excellent communication skills.
• Ability to train, work with and supervise part-time staff and volunteers.
• Competency in carpentry, construction, maintenance and repairs, with at least 5 years of experience in this field.
• Emotionally stable and able to handle the position’s mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical challenges.
• Hear and see emergency signals and alarms.
• Respond to and move over rough terrain to assist campers or staff in the event of an accident, emergency or search and rescue effort.
• Physically able to do manual labor for long periods.
• Lift and move construction equipment, materials, tools, camp equipment, furniture, supplies, and luggage in excess of 50 pounds.
• Ability to move between tasks and priorities regularly, as needs of campers arise.
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal with all type of personalities, even the most difficult ones.
• Flexibility to work unregimented hours, with calls possible at anytime during the camping season, which includes evenings and weekends. Long hours May through September (60 – 80/week, approximately 5.5 days per week), with more flexibility October through April.
• Willingness to live in on-site housing.

Compensation package:
• $50,000 base salary
• $15,000 toward healthcare
• On-site housing
• Meals supplied through camp kitchen on working days when available
• Two weeks of vacation per year, able to be used after six months of employment. If employee leaves employment within 12 months, any used vacation must be paid back.
• Three weeks of vacation earned per year after three years of employment
• $3,000 toward retirement, after one year of employment
• Residing in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota

This is not your typical job, but it also has benefits and blessings that aren’t typical in other jobs. You will work harder than you’ve ever worked before and, at the same time, you will see the hand of God at work in so many ways. If you are interested in applying for the position and think you have what it takes, please send a resume to

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



Updated: 4/27/2023 5:38:42 PM

Job Contact:
Amy Preator
(605) 929-6044

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Why work at Camp Judson:

12965 Old Hill City Road
    Keystone, SD 57751-9802

(605) 929-6044

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