Property Manager

Camp Taloali

Job Description

Job Title: Property Manager

Classification: Full-time, year-around

Reports to: Camp Administrator

Position Purpose:

Plan and coordinate the development, maintenance, and repair of the camp’s buildings, grounds, equipment, and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the camp.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Responsible for the development and implementation of a maintenance management system (prevention, correction, and construction).

⬥ Oversee the purchase, use, and care of all maintenance equipment and supplies.

⬥ Implement system for regular maintenance and upkeep of camp buildings and grounds, including routine duties such as mowing, painting, etc.

⬥ Schedule for routine maintenance and vendor contracts on equipment and services including trash removal, recycling, sewer, water, etc.

⬥ Manage natural resources of the camp including forest and water quality management to ensure protection and proper utilization occurs.

2. Supervise and coordinate staff and volunteers engaged in the maintenance and improvement of the camp’s buildings, equipment, and other facilities.

⬥ Train seasonal maintenance staff.

⬥ Train camp staff in their maintenance responsibilities.

⬥ Train and supervise camp staff in the use of camp equipment including maintenance and program equipment as appropriate.

⬥ Plan and assign work projects and schedules to maintenance staff.

⬥ Supervise work, review assignments and effectiveness of maintenance staff.

⬥ Evaluate individual performance.

3. Help develop the annual maintenance budget in consultation with the Camp Administrator.

⬥ Monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with the budget.

⬥ Purchase equipment and supplies; maintain appropriate records and inventory.

4. Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state, and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards. 

⬥Respond to emergencies on physical plant and property.

⬥ Responsible for obtaining appropriate licenses, permits, approvals from local and state regulatory agencies.

⬥ Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.

⬥ Store equipment for safety.

⬥ Develop a schedule for checking the physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.

5. Renters:

Monitor rental groups’ use of Camp Taloali for compliance with rental agreement.

Conduct pre-use and post-use inspections with renters.

6. Provide custodial services.

7. Day User Visitors

Monitor day use visitors (disc golfers, fishers, etc.) while on the camp property.

Other Job Duties:

⬥ Participate as a member of the camp administration team as needed to ensure the integration of program and property in order to deliver a program that meets the needs of campers and the camp mission.

⬥ Assist in the long range planning for the camp and agency.

⬥ Assist in representing the camp to local businesses and other related camp groups.


The Property Manager is responsible for representing the camp in maintaining its relationship with regulatory agencies, other consultants, and local vendors. Many seasonal camp staff positions have direct relationships with the Property Manager in terms of facility and equipment.

Equipment Used:

Camp Taloali is located in the foothills of Oregon Cascade Mountains on 111 acres of level forested land with open fields bordering the North Santiam River. Property Manager will maintain property and structures of the camp and utilities. We have limited equipment and tools, consult with Camp Administrator for more details.

Qualifications (Minimum Qualifications and Experience)

⬥ A high school diploma or its equivalent

⬥ Two years of experience in the following areas: human relations and supervision for hiring, training, and scheduling of staff, budget development, facility & property management, maintenance, construction, and land-management.

⬥ Current certification in first aid and CPR.

⬥ Current certification in Wilderness and Remote First Aid desired.

⬥ Current Oregon Driver’s License.

⬥ Current automobile insurance.

⬥ Daily access to a vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

⬥ The position requires working knowledge in areas of engineering, painting, carpentry, electrical wiring and controls, plumbing, water and sewage treatment, vehicle and machinery operation, including maintenance.

⬥ Proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials.

⬥ Must have knowledge of proper techniques in the following areas: construction, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and grounds keeping.

⬥ Certified in pool management to properly manage the operation of a camp pool.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

⬥ Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures.

⬥ Ability to communicate procedures and regulations to staff and guests.

⬥ Ability, both visual and auditory, to identify and respond to safety and environmental hazards and inform campers, staff, and guests.

⬥ Physical strength to lift equipment and supplies (up to 40 pounds).

⬥ Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time

(60 minutes or more).

⬥ Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment.

⬥ Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles.

⬥ Ability to observe campers, staff, and guest behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate management techniques.

⬥ Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).

⬥ Endurance including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and stretching; eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment and waterfront activities.

⬥ Willing to travel daily to the camp and work irregular hours.

⬥ Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and other environmental conditions.

Camp Taloali Property Manager PD Approved June 9th, 2021