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.
Rank: 1st Class or higher
Attendance: 50% over the previous six months
Training: You must attend the Troop Leadership Training even if you have
attended in the past.
Attendance: You are expected to attend 60% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders’
Council meetings, and service projects You are expected to attend 90%
of the outings. 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
SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
Ø Keeps records on patrol and troop equipment.
Ø Makes sure equipment is in good working condition.
Ø Issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
Ø Maintains the Troop shed and trailer in neat order. Label all storage boxes with contents.
Ø Makes suggestions for new or replacement items.
Ø Works with the Troop Committee member responsible for equipment.
Ø Gets the United States of America, troop, and patrol flags for meetings and ceremonies and puts them away afterwards.
What this means for Troop 223
Keep records of patrol and Troop equipment.
· Keep an inventory of Troop equipment.
· Keep a record of equipment checked out.
· Use a checklist to make sure that all necessary equipment is taken on a campout.
· Conduct a physical inventory at the beginning and end of your tenure
Keep equipment in good repair.
· Make sure the Troop equipment is properly stored when returned.
· Identify all items that need repair and inform the SPL and adult Equipment Coordinator.
Provides a clear storage area.
· Maintains clean and orderly shed.
· Maintains clean and orderly trailer.
· Ensures sharp items and flammable liquids are stored and transported safely.
· Ensures all perishable food is distributed after campout and not stored in shed.
· Ensures all dry food, and can food is sealed in a water proof container.
· Encourage use of stored food before purchasing food for a campout.
Issue equipment and see that it is returned in good condition.
· Check out patrol and Troop equipment form the Troop inventory.
· Inspect all equipment to be sure it is in good repair before returning it to the Troop inventory.
· If Troop equipment is mistreated or damaged makes sure the adult Equipment Coordinator knows.
Keep others informed:
· Talk to SPL and adult Equipment Coordinator each week to discuss equipment items of importance.
· Make a list of any needed equipment repairs and give to adult Equipment Coordinator.
· Suggest new or replacement items.
Scout Leadership Position Application (PDF)