Quartermaster


GENERAL INFORMATION

           Type:   Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader

           Term:   6 months

   Reports to:   Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Description:   The Troop Quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order.

  Comments:   The Quartermaster does most of his work around campouts.  There are times when the Quartermaster has to be available to check equipment in and out.

QUALIFICATIONS

             Age:   Must be at least a 3rd Year Scout

           Rank:   1st Class or Higher

Experience:   Must have held a Troop Leadership Position(s)

Attendance:   50% over the previous six months

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

      Training:   You must attend the troop Junior Leader Training even if you have attended in the past.

Attendance:   You are expected to attend 60% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders' Council meetings, outings, and service projects.  If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.

          Effort:   You are expected to give this job your best effort.

GENERAL LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

      Uniform:   Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly.  This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.

     Behavior:   Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life.  Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.

Attendance:   Set the example by being an active Scout.  Be on time for meetings and activities.  You must call the Senior Patrol Leader or Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing.  You also need to make sure that someone will assume your responsibilities.

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

                       Keeps records on patrol and troop equipment

                       Makes sure equipment is in good working condition

                       issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition

                       Makes suggestions for new or replacement items

                       Works with the Troop Committee member responsible for equipment

                       Gets the US , troop, and patrol flags for meetings and ceremonies and puts them away afterwards.