Health Officer – Trexler Scout Reservation

Position Overview

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believe and understands that helping youth puts us on a path toward a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

The Camp Health Officers at Trexler Scout Reservation are responsible to the Camp Director for working to maintain the overall health and safety of the Scouts, leaders, visitors, and staff in camp. The Health Office must possess a strong background in emergency care. The Health Officer should also understand or be willing to learn the basic procedures to be followed in the program and service areas of the camp in regard to the protection of the health and safety of those in camp. We are hiring two Health Officers. One for Akelaland Cub Scout Camp and one for Settler’s Scout, BSA Camp.

Today’s summer camp staff are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, experiences, and advancement.

This is a seasonal position (June 17, 2023 through August 5, 2023).


Provide emergency and non-emergency care to Scouts, leaders, and staff.
Maintaining the health lodge in a clean and orderly manner.
Maintaining a stock of first aid supplies in program and service areas.
Keeping detailed and accurate records of all medical care provided in camp through the camp health lodge.
Maintaining adequate infirmary space in the health lodge for sick or injured persons.
Follow the standing orders issued by the Camp Physician.
Forwarding patients to the local clinic or emergency room as needed.
Reviewing accepted first aid procedures with staff.
Keeping Annual Health and Medical Records from Scouts, leaders, and staff members as they arrive at camp. Informing appropriate staff members of the limitations of specific campers as necessary.
Keeping adequate inventory records of medical supplies and equipment so that the camp health lodge can be adequately stocked.
Reporting on the need for additional medical supplies and equipment to the Camp Director as the need arises.
Submitted a report on the operation of the camp health lodge to the camp director at the end of the season.
Communicate with unit leaders, Scouts, visitors, and staff.
Maintain high standards for personal appearance and hygiene.
Obey and enforce all applicable policies, practices, and procedures approved by Minsi Trails Council and the Boy Scouts of America.
Know, understand, and implement emergency action plans when needed.
Relay any issues that could impact the safe and successful operation of the camp to the Camp Director immediately.
Exemplify all aspects of the Scout Oath and Law and serve as a role model for staff and Scouts.
Complete all other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.
Desired Skills

High moral character and strong leadership ability.
Working knowledge of Cub Scouts and/or Scouts, BSA programs.
Auditory and oral abilities to effectively communicate.
Physical ability to carry out the proper standard of care.

Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scouts of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
18 years of age or older.
Possess valid credentials in the area of emergency care from a nationally recognized certifying body. Preferred certifications are EMT, Paramedic, LPN, RN, and LVN. Minimum American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, or equivalents.
Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.

The Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America offers a competitive salary starting at $400/week, onsite housing, and meals.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, is an equal opportunity employer. The Minsi Trails Council does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

In accordance with Boy Scouts of America qualifications and requirements, I hereby subscribe to the Scout Oath or Promise, Law, and the declaration of religious principle. I agree to abide by the Charter, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the Boy Scouts of America.

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All camp staff members must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America.

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