The Logistics Manager (LM) position is a basecamp leadership role that supports the Program Director (PD). The LM is responsible for the day to day operations of the logistical department in supporting the basecamp and courses in the field. This responsibility includes upkeep and organization of the base camp’s warehouse, facilitating the gear pack out for all courses, and maintaining all base camp gear. The LM is also responsible for managing the food hut. These duties include ordering food and consumable items, upkeep and organization of the food hut, and facilitating food pack out for all courses. Lastly, the LM will be responsible for helping maintain our vehicle fleet, orchestrating town runs, and managing crew transportation.
At the North Carolina Outward Bound School, we are dedicated to the goal of building a vibrant, diverse community of staff who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. In this effort, we strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the PD in basecamp opening and closing.
- Responsible for creating exceptional warehouse and food room organization, operation, and cleanliness.
- Establish and maintain a positive working environment within the warehouse, food hut, and basecamp community buildings. Manage planning and vision for logistics‘ areas and staff.
- Work cooperatively with the PD and program staff to ensure that the logistical needs of courses and basecamp facilities are met.
- Manage student needs, including dietary needs and allergies through an appropriate menu design.
- Meet State Health Department standards at warehouse and food hut.
- Ensure quality and quantity of field equipment is sufficient to meet the needs of current and projected courses.
- Work with Program Resource Manager to assure all necessary purchases are made prior to and during each season, both operational and capital purchases.
- Work with Program Resource Manager or designee to facilitate seasonal gear and food transfers between basecamps and complete an inventory at season end.
- Manage all repairs and maintenance of field equipment.
- Oversee issue and de-issue of gear, including the inventory of cleaning supplies.
- Establish and maintain relationships with food vendors, suppliers, price shopping as applicable.
- Manage the logistics budget line. Report expenses and review receipts on a weekly basis.
- Manage the scheduling of the basecamp vehicle fleet and assist the site manager with vehicle maintenance and maintenance log.
- Train, supervise and schedule logistical staff.
- Maintain documentation of major duties completed in the role.
- Other duties as assigned by PD.
- Minimum two years working for Outward Bound or related programs.
- Personal and professional values consistent with the NCOBS mission, values, and principles.
- Strong knowledge of Outward Bound history, standards, and programs.
- Must be able to drive a 15-passenger van with a box trailer.
- Experience with community living.
- Able to participate in all base activities. Able to lift 60 pounds.
- Current WFA and CPR at a minimum. WFR and CPR preferred.
- Able to give and receive timely, effective oral and written feedback.
- Effective leadership, supervisory, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Strong personal initiative , motivation, and resourcefulness.
- Strong presentation, writing, and computer skills.
- Business management skills, including basic accounting, budget planning, and management.
- Cooperative attitude and ability to be flexible.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Per-diem rate based on NCOBS pay matrix for the position. Starting per day rate is $82.00 with. Previous experience will be considered and rewarded with commensurate pay.
- Robust seasonal benefits available.
- Room and board during the time of work agreement.
- Visit the following link and apply through our website.
- Upload your cover letter and resume with three references included.
- Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
- Applications are due by January 15th, 2018.
The North Carolina Outward Bound School prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or parental status, mental or physical ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.