Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • Long Island Maintenance
  • Wheatley Heights, NY, USA
  • 18.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Benefits, Pension, Paid Vacation & Holidays



We are currently seeking a Senior Maintenance & Repair Technicians (Sr. M&P Technician) to work at our Long Island site, comprised of 325 acres. The Sr. M&P Technician is responsible for performing maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, pest prevention or land management) and related tasks as assigned so that the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds can open camp on time and ensure that the facilities run smoothly and safely throughout the summer. Reporting to the Site Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds, the Sr. M&P will also assist in the planning, coordinating and scheduling of maintenance and repair work; and supervise staff when the SSBG is off-site.


  • Operate necessary grounds keeping and heavy equipment such as mowers, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner
  • Keep HKC operations running smoothly
  • Ensure the grounds are maintained and kept clean
  • Maintain campgrounds and facilities (i.e. landscaping, cleaning, painting, snow removal)
  • Perform mechanical, electrical, carpentry and/or plumbing work needed for maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities.
  • Maintain in good working order all power and heavy equipment (i.e. preventive maintenance)
  • Prepare spaces for camp operations (pest and weed prevention, furniture reorganization, etc.)
  • Resolve emergencies on physical plant and site
  • Maintain work environment consistent with OSHA regulations
  • Assign work and supervise Buildings & Grounds technicians
  • Ensure HKC can meet the needs of user Agency camps


  • High School diploma or the equivalent
  • Minimum of two years' experience in facility and site maintenance or the equivalent.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and/or carpentry
  • Valid driver's license
  • Supervisory experience preferred


  • Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend and stretch
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push minimum of 100 pounds. Occasional lifting of equipment weighing up to approximately 75 pounds may be required.
  • Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment (leaf blowers, lawn mowers, weed whackers, hand and power tools)
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment as needed (backhoe, snow plow, tractor, etc)
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to HKC operations.
  • Ability to work on a team and work well with others
  • Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles


Home to 14 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds is a small Jewish non-profit that manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home, which are thousands - on any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide lifeguarding, swim instruction, first-aid care, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.

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