Assistant Facilities ManagerAt Camp George

Posted May 19, 2022 Job Length Year Round


The Assistant Facilities Manager reports to Director, Camp George and is supported by a Property Maintenance Contractor. Assistant Facilities Manager is responsible for the following:


Work in a safe manner and know when and how to ask for help. Adhere to policies and operating procedures set forth by the Camp leadership, the municipality, and the Ontario Camp Association.

Act as an ambassador for the Camp. Develop mutually respectful relationships with the camp leadership, coworkers, vendors, the local community, and the camp community.

Maintain a consistent presence as a leader within the camp community with respect to role modeling Jewish values, supervision and accountability for all rules and procedures, and dedication in all respects to the camp’s mission and vision. Support and act in accordance with institutional and racial equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) principles, behaviors, and practices.


Assist in the management of the daily operations in an orderly and efficient manner including, but not limited to keeping the grounds and facilities clean, safe, and in good working order, providing year-round maintenance, and supervising operational activities.

Assist in the management of the infrastructure systems, including water treatment, sewage, and waste management.

Assist in the preparation of camp facility for transition from summer to winter conditions.

Manage seasonal maintenance tasks such as dock removal, water drainage and shut off, and snow removal.

Assist in the preparation the camp facility for rental groups, and ensure camp is clean after groups depart.

Maintain and update records related to inventory of camp equipment and supplies, proactively manage the ordering of supplies and repair and/or replacement needs in partnership with the camp leadership

Maintain and update records related to the camp’s preventative maintenance program and in compliance with Provincial and Federal record keeping requirements.

Identify and proactively address safety, security, and health hazards.

Keep all buildings and furnishings safe, clean, and in good repair.

Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition, properly stored and used only for intended purposes.

Maintain awareness of camp security policies and assist with implementation, including being alert to who is coming onto the property both when programs are happening and when they are not.


Assist in the supervision of the facility staff in a manner consistent with the values and beliefs of URJ Camps. Stay up to date on trainings and REDI practices as they relate to staff supervision.

Assist in providing on-going training, education, and supervision to staff.

Ensure staff follows safety guidelines relative to the individual tasks they are assigned. At all times, SAFETY is emphasized over the task.




To be successful in this job, you excel in the following areas: Maintenance. Experienced in general maintenance duties – general carpentry, minor plumbing, minor electrical work, understanding of HVAC systems, grounds keeping, and other general maintenance duties. Previous camp maintenance, facility/property management, or physical plant experience is desired. Communication. Effective oral and written communication skills. Licenses. Valid Driver’s License. Valid Boater’s License. Water Treatment License (preferred or be willing to obtain within first year of employment). REDI Experience (Racial Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion). Demonstrated experience prioritizing and executing on Racial Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (i.e., ableism, LGBTQ+ Inclusion, antiracism, etc.) priorities. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS A high school diploma or equivalent. Physical Demands: Lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs. Stamina and willingness to work long hours, in inclement weather and for stretches of days. Ability to work irregular hours including weekends. Ability to pass a criminal background check.

How to Apply

Every team member at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) plays an essential role in our mission to create a whole, just, and compassionate world. Our team is creative, thoughtful, and innovative. Each member of the team is empowered to make meaningful contributions to achieving our shared goals. Our diverse team is made up of individuals with different skills and backgrounds and every team member is willing to take risks as well as take action to develop and create big ideas for the future of the Reform Movement. While this position focuses on a particular area of work, every team member is a vital part of our overall success. The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) provides vision and voice to build strong communities that, together, transform the way people connect to Judaism and change the world. We acknowledge that due to racism, ableism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression, that our communities are not whole until everyone experiences a sense of belonging within the Jewish community. As the largest Jewish movement in North America, we stand for a Judaism that is inclusive and reflective of a wide range of identities and accept the responsibility of dismantling oppression both inside and outside of our communities. Through camping, youth experiences, programs, information sharing, and networking opportunities, our over 850 congregations and 15 residential camps create opportunities for our communities to enhance their capacity to build and expand community, engage in meaningful and authentic Jewish life, deepen Jewish learning, energize worship, pursue social justice and develop inspired leadership. Together, our employees and stakeholders, are creating Reform Judaism of today.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Camp George

Job Title

Assistant Facilities Manager

Camp Address

3845 Bathurst St, #301, North York, Ontario, M3H 3N2, Canada