The Site Manager – Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the facilities to ensure that the maintenance and custodial needs are met.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Manages, oversees, and performs the ongoing maintenance of Silver Lake’s buildings, vehicles, furniture and equipment.
Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled maintenance duties related to the organization’s residential setting, programs, and office facilities.
Manages forest, grounds, water and wastewater systems in accordance with professional forestry and water protection standards.
Proposes and implements a plan for regularly scheduled routine maintenance and inspections, including updates to the Director for Camps and Retreats.
Performs “building readiness” checks for user groups with an eye toward radical hospitality and safety
In consultation with the Director for Camps and Retreats, develops and implements a capital improvements plan; minimizes deferred maintenance within budgetary constraints.
Maintains all maintenance records and service schedules.
Maintains a simple, attractive camp aesthetic.

Handles all interactions with government agencies to ensure compliance with all relevant municipal, state and federal government health and safety standards.

Ensures that American Camping Association accreditation requirements are met.

Cooperates with law enforcement, permitting, and inspection authorities as necessary with regard to public water supply, fire alarm systems, public health, and all other facilities matters.

Reviews and analyzes proposals for capital projects; makes recommendations to Director for Camps & Retreats regarding approval of prospective projects.
Manages service contracts and capital projects to ensure compliance with budgets and contracts.
Assists the Director for Camps & Retreats in setting and implementing the annual Property Maintenance budget

Collaborates with others to build Christian community and provides a safe, friendly, attractive environment in which participants and staff may develop a keen appreciation of nature, each other, and God.
Performs all duties in accord with the values of the Silver Lake Ministry.
Works to increase sustainability of the facility and resources used at Silver Lake and to minimize environmental impact of Silver Lake operations.
Works as a fully engaged team member with the year-round Silver Lake staff; participates in all-Conference worship and Silver Lake sponsored activities and programming.

Assists Director for Camps & Retreats in hiring part time and summer maintenance staff.
Supervises and mentors part-time and summer maintenance staff, providing training in appropriate maintenance and repair techniques, safety and sustainability.
Helps inspire part-time and summer maintenance staff to know and live Silver Lake values.
Recruits, empowers, assists and appreciates

Tagged as: Full Time


High School diploma or equivalent
Experience working with bids and capital budgets required
5+ years Site Management experience required
Ability to perform physical labor
Ability to manage many details and deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational skills
Interpersonal skills; initiative and enthusiasm

About Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center, a year round outdoor ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ, is called to covenant with God and with the churches and people of the conference in the work of forming life-sustaining leaders for the church and the world, by offering:

Experiences of inclusive and nurturing Christian community
Opportunities to grow and participate as Christ’s disciples
A model of sustainable environmental stewardship of God’s world.

We worship, learn, play, serve, and work together, respecting the right of private judgement. We seek to provide a safe environment of acceptance regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation, reflecting our unity in Christ and respecting the faith journeys of all of God’s children.

Application Instructions

Send applications to: Irma Reyes 1 Badger Rd. Framingham 01702 [email protected] Additional Information can be found at https://www.sneucc.org/classifiedsdetail/site-manager-silver-lake-camp-and-retreat-center-17039678