Duty guidelines

Quartermaster Duty Guidelines

The Outing Senior Patrol Leader (OSPL) or Outing Quartermaster (OQM) has the responsibility to ensure that all Troop Equipment used in the outing is accounted for.

Request Equipment

Requisition Troop Equipment as soon as possible and no later than 4 day prior to the outing. Do this by filling out an Equipment Requisition Form and emailing it to the Troop Quartermaster (TQM).

Assign Equipment

During the outing, assign Scouts to each piece of equipment and note the assignments on the “Permission Slip Checklist Form”. At the conclusion of the outing, IM or email a picture of the completed form to the TQM and Adult Quartermaster.

Return Equipment

All Troop Equipment shall be cleaned and returned at the next Troop meeting (including PLC’s) by the assigned Scouts. The equipment return must be overseen by the OSPL/OQM. (If any Scout cannot make the meeting, she will need to make arrangements for the equipment to be dropped off at the meeting.)

Troop Quartermaster (TQM) Duty Guidelines

Job Description

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

Reports to

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Duties

    • Keep records on patrol and troop equipment.
    • Keep equipment in good repair.
    • Issue equipment and see that it is returned in good order.
    • Suggest new or replacement items.
    • Work with Adult Quartermaster on patrol and troop equipment.
    • Completely familiar with the Quartermaster website.
    • Help train the Patrol Quartermasters.
    • Understand and follow the Quartermaster policies and procedures.
    • Understand the Quartermaster Mission Statement and Guiding Principles.
    • Show Scout spirit.
    • Have good attendance at Troop meeting.
    • Attends at least 2/3 of the monthly events during her service period.
    • Set a good example.
    • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
    • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.

Patrol Quartermaster (PQM) Duty Guidelines

Job Description

The Patrol Quartermaster keeps track of patrol equipment and sees that it is in good working order.

Reports to

Troop Quartermaster

Duties

    • Keep physical control of patrol equipment.
    • Keep patrol equipment in good repair.
    • Issue patrol equipment and see that it is returned in good order.
    • Suggest new or replacement items.
    • Communicate any equipment issues to the Troop Quartermaster.
    • Completely familiar with the Quartermaster website.
    • Help educate the troop on supporting the Quartermasters.
    • Understand the Quartermaster Mission Statement and Guiding Principles.
    • Show Scout spirit.
    • Have good attendance at Troop meeting.
    • Attends at least 2/3 of the monthly events during her service period.
    • Set a good example.
    • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
    • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.