Monday
May132019

Director of Facilities and Grounds -- St. Columba, Memphis, TN (Diocese of West Tennessee)

St. Columba, the camp and retreat center of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, seeks its next Director of Facilities and Grounds to steward the property and ministry through its next exciting generation. A ministry founded in 1982, St. Columba’s property includes 160-acres, two lodges that house up to 75 people, two outdoor pavilions, two hermitages, two staff residences and a maintenance building. In the coming 24 months facility enhancements of nearly $3 million will add more lodging and meeting space as well as renovate St. Columba’s Scheibler Lodge. We want a gifted, hands-on manager who enjoys getting their hands dirty, and a smart, effective leader who can regularly figure out how to do more with less. A gifted hand will be required to keep up with regular maintenance as well as shape the future lodges so that St. Columba’s mission can be met better than it ever has before.

We seek an individual who balances the precision required to care for the smaller, lesser noticed, details with the skills needed to carry out hands-on maintenance and property enhancement on behalf of our beloved guests and campers. We also seek an individual who embodies St. Columba’s spirit of anticipatory hospitality- that is to say someone who identifies problems before they are problems and addresses issues that are most likely to affect guest experiences.

The right candidate will have broad experience in all (or most) areas of general maintenance and repair (HVAC, electrical, plumbing, building codes, water testing, vehicles, tractors, mowers, painting, tiling, etc.). A careful candidate who seeks to get the most out of aging equipment as well as an ambitious candidate who can lead and implement property improvement is paramount to success. St. Columba requires a Director of Facilities and Grounds who will love the physical and natural spaces both for the ministry they provide and the limitations they have.

Read the complete job description here.

To Apply: Email resume and salary requirements to brad@saintcolumbamemphis.org. No phone calls please.

 

Monday
May132019

Sous Chef -- Lake Logan, Canton, NC (Diocese of Western North Carolina)

Lake Logan Conference Center is seeking a qualified and dedicated individual to serve as sous chef. Lake Logan is a 260-acre retreat center with 85 cabin beds and 80 dorm style beds. Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, Lake Logan is open year-round to host all types of events and groups and is also home to Camp Henry. The mission of Lake Logan Conference Center is to serve Christ by welcoming all generations to experience restoration and reconciliation with God, one another, and all creation.

The position of sous chef is a full-time, exempt position with managerial responsibility that requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The position requires irregular hours, including nights and weekends. Salary is commensurate with experience (range starts at $28,000). A generous benefits package includes full medical and dental coverage, pension, vacation, and sick days.

Read the complete job description here. Download the application at lakelogan.org/employment.

To apply, please send a resume, application, and cover letter to Lake Logan Conference Center, ATTN: Paul Young, Executive Chef, 25 Wormy Chestnut Lane, Canton, NC 28716 OR lauri@lakelogan.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Tuesday
Apr232019

Cook I, Prep Cook -- The Bishop's Ranch, Healdsburg, CA (Diocese of California)

The Bishop’s Ranch is a self-supporting institution of the Episcopal Diocese of California.

The mission of the Ranch is to serve God by providing for people of all walks of life a place where lives are changed; a place of hospitality amidst the beauty of God’s creation where renewal of spirit, mind and body is nourished, leading to spiritual growth and closer relationships with God and one another.

We fulfill the mission of the Ranch by providing hospitality for retreats, conferences and other gatherings to groups and individuals from the Diocese of California, other churches, and non-profit groups. Our goal is to provide these services in a personal and relaxed but efficient way that enables guests to reach their goals for spiritual, personal, and organizational growth.

Working at The Bishop’s Ranch is service-oriented, and doing our jobs successfully is based on teamwork. Because of the wide-ranging nature of the tasks involved in caring for our guests and facilities, it may be necessary to perform tasks outside our usual line of work. For example: when on duty in the kitchen a guest may come in and ask where sports equipment is found; an office worker may be called to help when a guest finds a broken water valve; a maintenance worker may need to help in the kitchen when a group suddenly has increased in numbers, or a cook must leave due to illness. The flexibility to help in such a situation in order to support our guests and the overall goals of the Ranch is a requirement of working at The Bishop’s Ranch.

  • Category: Part Time Hourly/Year Round
  • Start date: May 2019
  • Questions: Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Robin Miller, at hiring@bishopsranch.org.

Primary Duties:

  • Work under the direction of the Cook III or Cook II and assist other team members to prepare food and serve meals on time for 12 to 150 people (more people during special events)
  • Monitor, keep tidy and replenish food serving areas during mealtimes
  • Make sure the special diet area is stocked
  • Operate food preparation equipment such as slicer, commercial mixer, gas stove, grille, ovens, warewasher, food processors, barbecue, and other commercial kitchen equipment
  • Wash dishes, pots, pans, and food preparation tools and equipment
  • Clean and set up dining room, including placement of chairs and tables
  • Assist with general kitchen maintenance duties. For example: recycling, laundry, kitchen cleanliness, stocking food supplies.
  • Respond to requests from guests and monitor food serving areas during mealtimes
  • Learn kitchen sanitation and safe work practices
  • Other projects as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of food preparation and sanitation practices
  • Able to follow detailed recipes
  • Able to lift 40 pounds unassisted
  • Able to lift 60 pounds with assistance
  • Able to work standing and walking for an eight hour shift
  • Able to work for two hours at a time without sitting down
  • Physically able to lift and carry plates and trays, slide dish trays into warewasher, and perform other basic tasks
  • Able to read and understand English
  • Free to work at least one weekend day or evening
Tuesday
Mar262019

Facilities & Maintenance Director -- Claggett Center, Adamstown, MD (Diocese of Maryland)

Job Summary

The Facilities & Maintenance Director shall further the Claggett Center through the stewardship of the Claggett buildings and grounds by providing leadership, executing preventive maintenance and capital improvements, and maintaining grounds and equipment. As a member of the Claggett leadership team, the Director will supervise a team of two full-time and several part-time employees.

What will I be doing?

  • Be accountable for the quality, efficiency, and accuracy of the work and staff of the maintenance department.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise maintenance staff, including assigning and delegating duties, mentoring staff, and conducting annual performance evaluations.
  • Make recommendations and select equipment and materials to be used for projects.
  •  Assist with the development and monitoring of the maintenance budget.
  • Manage project, staff, and equipment expenses, and keep financial records for department spending.
  • Ensure the safety of the maintenance department and facilities for workplace and guest use by maintaining working knowledge of industry standards regarding safety and security.
  • Monitor all relevant legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Coordinate and supervise outside contractors to ensure high quality and efficient work.
  • Obtain a Pool Operators Certificate and meet any requirements that are set forth to maintain the certification. Serve as the primary pool operator year round.
  • Oversee and participate in day to day preventative maintenance and capital improvements. Manage and complete “in-house” projects involving carpentry, painting, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades in a workmanlike manner.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1952, the Claggett Center has been a vital, life giving center for mission and ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and beyond. Today, Claggett continues to be a place set apart, providing space for spiritual renewal, growth, and learning through ministries of hospitality and programming. These continued experiences are a result of our staff staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for the demonstration of these Values:

  • Sacred Space: Claggett is a “spiritual oasis” where guests escape from the distractions of daily life, where they are spiritually nourished and refreshed in God’s presence.
  • Open to All: Claggett offers an environment where all of God’s children feel welcome and honored. Claggett strives to remain physically and financially accessible to all.
  • Stewardship of God’s Creation: Claggett is a responsible steward of all of God’s gifts in order to benefit this generation and the next. Safety – Emotional, Physical and Spiritual: Claggett is a place of physical, emotional and spiritual safety, where guests and staff feel secure and challenged to “explore new territory.”
  • Faithful to the Gospel of Christ: Claggett provides Christian hospitality to all guests and is a center for lifelong Christian formation that encourages Christian discipleship by providing programs and opportunities for leadership development for all ages.

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Guest Focused
  • Quality Work
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability
  • Sufficient experience in maintenance in a commercial workplace, and/or equivalent trade experience, to provide leadership of the maintenance department
  • Proven track record of skills in various trades, such as carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and/or landscaping
  • Bilingual Spanish is strongly preferred.
  • General Contractor and/or Master HVAC License is strongly preferred.

Applicants from within the ECCC community are strongly desired.

What will it be like to work at Claggett?

The Claggett Center is an organization with guest accommodations ranging from hotel style rooms, cottages, historic farmhouses and a four story school house, all set on 200 acres of farmland along the Monocacy River. Claggett has been serving guests, campers, and groups for over 70 years providing a setting and experience that is truly authentic. Our vision, to be a vital (life giving) center for mission and ministry in the Diocese of Maryland and beyond, unites us as a team to create exceptional hospitality experiences through the combination of our beautiful setting and Christian hospitality. Our amazing staff are at the heart of it all.

Compensation & Benefits

Position provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Starting salary: $50,000.

This full-time, permanent position includes the following fringe benefits: defined contribution retirement program with 9% employer matching; health and dental coverage, including flexible spending account; paid vacation, personal days, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Email a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to jobs@claggettcenter.org.

Tuesday
Mar262019

Executive Director -- Duncan Center, Delray Beach, FL (Diocese of Southeast Florida)

The James L. Duncan Conference Center, generally referred to as the Duncan Center, is located on South Military Trail in Delray Beach, Florida. Founded in 1985 as a diocesan center for formation, educational and spiritual development, the Duncan Center offers an oasis of peace and gracious hospitality on five acres tucked just east of South Military Trail and only four miles west of Atlantic Ocean beaches. Open year-round, the Duncan Center provides lodging, meals, and facilities to a wide variety of religious, civic, business, and not-for-profit groups. The Duncan Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Bishop and the Executive Board of the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. The Bishop serves as an ex-officio member of the Board. Food service at the Duncan Center is provided in our kitchen and dining room by Joshua’s Café, a not-for-profit partner of the Duncan Center.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing and administering all aspects of finance, development, facilities management, coordination with Joshua’s Café, and programming at the Center. The Executive Director is expected to lead the Center into a financially sustainable future, and to provide hospitality to all who come there. This position requires considerable competency in a range of management, operational, financial and leadership functions.

Key responsibilities of the Executive Director include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop a comprehensive budget for site operations, capital projects, marketing, and special projects, for approval by the Board.
  • Manage the financial systems to achieve and maintain a balanced budget in cooperation with the Board.
  • With the Board of Directors, develop and establish specific, creative and traditional fundraising strategies for the Center.
  • Lead and nurture a cohesive, competent, and motivated staff.
  • Oversee all aspects of programming to ensure integrity and conformity with the mission and values of the Duncan Center and the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida.
  • Ensure a hospitable experience for all who come to the Center, including registration, scheduling of guests/groups, housekeeping, lodging, food services, and hosting duties.
  • Increase the visibility of the Duncan Center in the life and ministries of the Diocese of Southeast Florida and the broader Episcopal Church.
  • Represent the Duncan Center in the local and regional community and increase its profile. Oversee and manage a professional and creative social media, website and marketing strategy.
  • Provide executive leadership to carry out the Duncan Center’s mission and to expand outreach and service, creatively conceiving of growth potential.

Qualifications

The Executive Director will demonstrate the necessary skills and capacity to:

  • Serve all people – guests and staff – with respect and address special needs with sensitivity.
  • Manage time and priorities well without regular supervision. Be flexible and willing to “go the extra mile” to assist guests.
  • Use good judgment while handling confidential matters and in assessing and managing risks of any kind.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion among staff and guests.
  • Lead and manage staff to foster a cohesive team and community.
  • Facilitate spiritual and creative development in people of all ages.
  • Utilize current office computer software and social media.
  • Communicate effectively with guests, staff, and Board and community members.
  • Undergo and successfully pass criminal, financial and sex offender background checks.
  • Have or gain familiarity with the policies and procedures of the Episcopal Church.

Application Details

Applicants will possess five or more years of recent experience in roles with similar responsibilities to this position. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required; please indicate additional degrees or certifications. Ordination is not required. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.

Compensation

Package Base salary will range from $60,000 to $70,000 plus health insurance and pension. Housing is not included.

Send application, resume, references, and any questions to:

The Reverend Mimi Howard
Chair of the Board of Directors, Duncan Conference Center
Email: mhoward@stmarkspbg.org

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