Last updated April 28, 2022

Health and Safety Director Job Description

Reports to: Director of Camping Operations

Dates of employment:

  • June 18 to August 9, 2022


  • Salary is $600 – 700 per week, based on experience and qualifications
  • Room and board. Quarters are provided in the Health Lodge. Laundry facilities are on-site.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must possess a valid EMT Certification (NREMT or state) or higher qualification
  • Additional certification in wilderness medicine preferred, but not required
  • Be competent in written and online data entry for the purposes of insurance claims
  • Be readily and physically prepared in the event emergency first aid is required

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a daily sick call and first aid treatment center, providing care to youth and adult participants and staff of the six camps that make up Goshen Scout Reservation. Care includes first response for emergencies as well as non-emergency care (minor injuries, illnesses, etc.)
  • Train and supervise each camp’s health and safety staff (“first aiders”)
  • Be particularly alert to conditions which affect health, safety, sanitation, and good housekeeping practices
  • Work in conjunction with the camp management and local hospital
  • Maintain daily and accurate health log records of all occurrences involving the first aid center
  • Submit a final report of medical supplies needed and recommendations for the next summer