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2019 Seasonal Staff Application for Employment

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Boy Scouts of America – The Summit Bechtel Reserve
Glen Jean, West Virginia

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The BSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful retaliation, such as those that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, citizenship status, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including without limitation advertising, recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, transfer, work assignments, compensation, benefits, disciplinary action, termination, or any other term, condition, or privilege of employment.

BSA – Summit Bechtel Reserve conducts Annual Criminal Background checks on all seasonal staff.

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Most programs operate from early June through early August. Bike and River treks will run through August 31st. Those in Leadership positions will report in mid-May for orientation and training; General Staff are scheduled to arrive on one of several dates in late May or early June.

Please be as accurate as possible when indicating your availability dates so that we can staff appropriately.  Please only apply for positions in which you can fulfill the entire work commitment, as priority is given to applicants that are available for the entire season. Exceptions must be discussed during interview.

Applicants not yet 18 at time of application must indicate an arrival date no earlier than their 18th birthday.

If you are applying for a seasonal job, please enter the latest date you can end employment.

Select the positions you are applying for:

Scouting Experience

A background in Scouting is very helpful, but not required for employment at The Summit.  

However, all employees must be or become Adult members of the Boy Scouts of America once selected for employment at The Summit.  (Youth membership is not sufficient for employment).

High School


Other Education


Omit any BSA Work experience already mentioned above

Most Recent Employer


Please indicate 3 people that can provide a reference on your suitability for employment.  They should be people who know you on a professional or supervisory basis, which may include supervisors, teachers/professors, Scoutmasters, clergy or any other organization leaders. It is not necessary to include the occupation or mailing address for each person listed, but you MUST provide a valid email address, as they will receive an automatically generated email request to complete an online reference form on your behalf.  At least 1 written reference from one of these three is required before an interview will be scheduled or a job offer extended.

References submitted by coworkers, relatives and personal friends will not be considered.  

  (Returning staff from 2018 do not need to supply reference information).

First Reference

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Second Reference

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Third Reference

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Returning Staff Applicants, please answer the following three questions:

 New Staff Applicants, please answer the following questions:

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Camp Life Document - To Be Completed by All Applicants

Please open and read the Camp Life Document in its entirety. You must read and acknowledge having read this document before submitting your application.  Click HERE** to open the Camp Life Document. 

I certify that the information provided on this application is accurate, true and complete to the best of my knowledge.  I understand that any falsification, misrepresentation or omission may disqualify me from further consideration for employment and may result in my dismissal if discovered at a later date.  I authorize investigation of all statements in this application.  I understand that if I receive an offer of employment from the Boy Scouts of America, I will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check, I must be or become a registered Adult member of the Boy Scouts of America (requiring a small fee), and I must complete a BSA Annual Health and Medical Record in advance of my arrival.

Please be patient while your application is processed.