Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 17-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • IROEC
  • Orange, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The mission of The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center is to serve all youth of Orange County by providing quality outdoor educational programs that instill in them an appreciation of the outdoors and the environment, teach effective teamwork, instruct about the cultural history of Orange County, and provide access to the natural resources of the surrounding areas.


This 210-acre outdoor education center, owned and operated by the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America, is in Orange, California and accessible through Irvine Regional Park. The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center (IROEC) features half-day through five-day overnight academic and recreational programming. Our hands-on approach to outdoor education allows participants to explore the outdoors and science while developing creativity, leadership skills, and a respect for the environment.

REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum age requirement is 21.
• Hold a current certification as an ACCT Level 2 Practitioner/COPE Director/COPE Level II Instructor
• Have an updated portfolio demonstrating at least 250 hours of diverse facilitation experience, 80+ hours of Managerial experience in operating a ropes course program.
• Maintain certification in Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED or equivalent.
• Highly desired: Bilingual
JOB DUTIES
• Demonstrate proficient knowledge and implementation of mandated course safety standards and regulations in accordance with Association of Challenge Course Technologies (ACCT), the BSA National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP), American Camp Association (ACA), and best industry practices.
• Responsible for supervising and overseeing Adventure Hill programs
• Proficient in ACCT/COPE Director/COPE Level 2 operational tasks and rescue procedures for designated area(s) on Adventure Hill. • Must demonstrate proficient technical skills when performing rescues.
• Deliver high quality programming, personify professionalism, and exhibit excellent customer service internal and external.
• Maintain proficiency in the current Adventure Hill Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and be able to activate when necessary. • Adventure Hill staff development and in-service training • Assist Adventure Hill Director in overall administration of programs.
• Collaborate with developing and implementing new programs/activities. • Course inspections and maintenance/inventory • Delivery of timely and professional feedback about inventory, personnel or other
• Participates in staff meetings, training, and enhancement activities. • Aid in merit badge development
• Perform other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk outdoors in nature for extended periods.
• Dexterity and strength to use and handle tools and program equipment. • The employee must frequently lift and/or move moderate to heavy objects up to 25 pound in a time.
• Safely operate property vehicles in varied conditions.
• Work outdoors in varied weather conditions including dust, pollen, insects, and wildlife.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Requires occasional work where the sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
• Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals
• May include occasional challenging interactions with guests or staff.
• Make decisions regarding health, safety, and programming that affect colleagues and guests.
• Projects will include working as an individual as part of a team

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