Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Grounds & Maintenance Specialist

    Job Locations US-GA-Mableton
    Full-time Regular (FTR)
    Salary Range
    # of Openings
    High School Diploma/GED
  • Job Summary

    The Grounds & Maintenance Specialist at Camp Timber Ridge will provide maintenance service support for both property and equipment. He/She will ensure the operational and aesthetic standards of the organization, and provide exceptional customer service to all internal and external customers.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Maintain camp properties and service center facilities in good repair for use by council volunteers, members, visitors.
    • Ensures efficient building and camp property operations through preventative and restorative maintenance using computerized work order system: repairs to buildings and equipment within individual’s capabilities, in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and painting.
    • Specific repairs to buildings, i.e., flooring, screening, plumbing, gutters, interior window cleaning, replacing bulbs and ballasts, replacing batteries, painting, carpet care.
    • Responds to work orders generated through work order system.
    • Maintain grounds such as cutting weeds and grass, trimming trees, blowing of leaves, and clearing brush at camp property.
    • Keeps properties free of liter and debris, including walking trails, parking lots and office exteriors .
    • Provides customer service to guests on Girl Scout property.
    • Works with Ranger at camp property including checking in troops/groups, activities set ups and staying on camp in inclement weather impacting guests.
    • Coordinates with vendors and contractors to arrange for repairs and maintenance, including, but not limited to:
      • o Elevators
        o Fire and Security
        o Water and waste systems
        o Plumbing and electrical systems
        o HVAC systems
    • Communicates with supervisor any abnormal or malfunctioning equipment.
    • Maintain certifications as required such as Certified Pool Operator, ground water systems, etc.
    • Comply with current insurance, local, county, state and federal government codes, laws, and regulations.
    • Other responsibilities expressed or implied by employment agreement.
    • Other duties as assigned or determined by supervisor

    Skills & Experience

    • High School degree or equivalent required
    • Knowledge and demonstrated skill in trades needed for general maintenance and servicing of buildings and grounds
    • Working experience with farm equipment such as tractors, backhoe, and commercial mowers
    • Must have outstanding customer service and communication skills, a positive attitude and be flexible and courteous
    • Demonstrate initiative, make sound decisions, and carry out a variety of tasks. Strong attention to detail
    • Be cognizant of and responsible for the safety and security of our guests and fellow staff members
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
    • Strong belief and commitment to the values and mission Girl Scouting
    • Valid Georgia driver’s license and acceptable driving record
    • Position requires travel within the council jurisdiction
      Certification of Pool Operation and/or Class 4 Water Operator, a plus



    • Good physical health; must be able to read, write, stand, walk, stoop, bend and climb ladders and stairs.
    • Must have manual/finger dexterity in both hands and be able to lift and carry 50lbs.
    • Requires the physical ability to walk long distances on rough terrain for long periods of time

    *Must successfully complete a criminal, motor vehicle and credit background check.


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