ATV Director

Location: Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley, California

Job Summary: The ATV Program Director is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of the ATV program, including safety training, trail rides, and maintenance of equipment. This role requires a blend of technical knowledge of ATVs, educational skills, and a strong commitment to safety and environmental stewardship.

Season Dates:

  • Director Week: 6/9/24 – 6/15/24
  • Training Week: 6/16/24 – 6/22/24
  • Week 1:               6/23/24 – 6/29/24
  • Week 2:               6/30/24 – 7/6/24
  • Week 3:               7/7/24 – 7/13/24
  • Week 4:               7/14/24 – 7/20/24
  • Week 5:               7/21/24 – 7/27/24

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive ATV safety program that meets the needs of campers 14 years and older, ensuring all participants are trained in proper ATV handling and safety gear usage.
  • Conduct regular trail rides, providing guidance and supervision to participants.
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of ATVs and related equipment, ensuring they meet all safety standards.
  • Communicate equipment and material needs in a timely manner to Camp Administration
  • Train and supervise ATV program staff and volunteers in operations and safety protocols.
  • Collaborate with the Camp and Program Director to integrate ATV activities into the broader camp experience.
  • Enforce all ATV program rules and regulations and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws pertaining to ATV operation.
  • Handle any incidents or accidents with professionalism and in accordance with camp procedures.
  • Track and submit completion of ATVSI certification for participants on the completion of the course.
  • Support overall operations of Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley and the Orange County Boy Scouts of America.
  • Submit an end of summer report.


  • Prior experience with ATV operation, safety training, and trail leadership.
  • A valid ATV Safety Instructor certification from a recognized body.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on ATVs.
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Excellent communication and instructional abilities.
  • Minimum age of 21 years.
  • First Aid and CPR certification, or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Ability to live on site during the summer season working flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as program scheduling requires.
  • A clean driving record and the ability to pass a background check.

Work Environment:

  • This is a seasonal position with the possibility of renewal based on program success.
  • Work involves significant outdoor activity and exposure to varying weather conditions.
  • Physical demands include the ability to navigate uneven terrain, lift heavy objects, and operate ATVs for extended periods.


  • Competitive weekly seasonal salary ranges from $555-572 based on experience and qualifications.
  • Unique opportunity to work in a scenic outdoor environment and positively impact youth development.

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