Transportation Coordinator

Hiring on position for 2016 to support all sites: Camp Courage, Maple Lake; Camp Friendship, Annandale; Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie; Camp Courage North, Lake George


The transportation coordinator should be a college student or graduate and at least 21 years of age. Hold a valid U.S. driver license, and has a clean driver’s record with no more than one moving violation within the past three years. Preferred knowledge of local area or willingness to navigate around city and rural areas. Live in position.

Functions and Responsibilities

• Manage transportation and communicate with other leaders for all staff and volunteers transport to and from airport, train station and bus station upon arrival and departure from camp and will be a driver for many of these trips.
• Supervises hourly drivers within the transportation team.
• Coordinate drivers for weekend check-in and check-out at off-site drop-off locations, as well as staff trips.
• Works with leadership staff to ensure that staff are welcomed upon arrival at camp and given a tour of the site. Help to familiarize staff with their living space, dining hall, laundry facilities, staff lounge, computer/phone access, location of meetings/orientation that they are scheduled to attend. Introduces new staff members to leadership staff and colleagues.
• Manage all remote check-in and check-out needs and logistics- delegate responsibilities to the transportation team.
• Arranges drivers for mid-week staff or camper trips, if required.
• Assists HR leader to communicate with staff members via phone or email regarding their travel plans to camp and check in during camp for their departure plans
• Manages and provides transportation for staff who are working between sites. Coordinates with other leaders to ensure that staff are picked up/dropped off at the site they are working at on Fridays and Sundays and that someone is there to greet them.
• Plans and coordinates transportation for weekend staff activities off camp including a larger trip on Saturday and runs to supply stores
• Follows company vehicle policy and maintains clean & safe vehicles.
• Communicates with Maintenance department regarding vehicle condition.
• To perform any miscellaneous duties as requested by administrative staff.

Physical Demands

• As an employee, you may also need to perform duties that involve a variety of physical challenges. Appropriate training will be given to ensure that correct techniques and precautions are used in this area.
These may include
1. Extreme heat or cold
2. High decibel noises
3. Physically exerting activities (walking, lifting, crouching, sitting for lengthy periods)
4. Exposure to ionizing/non ionizing radiation (from radios, walkie talkies, microwaves etc)
5. Physical aggression from campers who may display challenging behaviors

Work Environment

• You may also be exposed to some hazardous substances and harmful physical agents on a routine basis, meaning you may be exposed during the normal course of your work assignments. You will receive training on how to avoid illness or injury in this area.
These areas may include
1. Hazardous materials for cleaning (MSDS sheets available at each site)
2. Chemicals associated with protection of others (bug spray, sunscreen etc)
3. Environmental factors (Poison ivy, pollen, insect bites etc)
4. Gasoline or exhaust fumes from vehicles
5. Infectious agents such as blood or other bodily fluids
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all requirements for this position, nor does it constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.