The Trustees of Reservations

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110

Date Posted:
February 08, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Human Resources Assistant - Boston (temporary, full-time)


Position Summary:

We are looking for a seasonal/temporary Human Resources Assistant to support the Human Resources department with a high volume of administrative tasks during the busy spring hiring season. The primary responsibilities include processing confidential background and driving checks, posting jobs to our website and other external sites, processing new hire paperwork, and updating data in the Payroll and HR Information System. Other duties include proofreading, formatting documents, filing and other general administrative tasks.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required; Associates degree preferred
  • 1-3 years administrative experience desired, preferably in an HR department
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience working with databases a plus
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality a must

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), seasonal/temporary position. The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors and the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

About The Trustees of Reservations:

The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

Our Finance & Administration team plays a key role in supporting the work of The Trustees. We are as committed to strong customer service as we are to accuracy.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

How To Apply:
Please apply online via The Trustees' website linked here
Apply by:
March 15, 2019
About this Organization:
The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. We preserve and protect places of natural, scenic and historic beauty and hold these “reservations” in “trust” for public use and enjoyment. Our passion is to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth, using our properties and their many programs as a powerful and compelling platform to engage more residents and visitors in our mission-driven work. We believe in protecting the irreplaceable forever, for everyone.  Today, we care for 117 special reservations -- from beaches to farms, gardens and historic sites – within minutes of every resident. Funded and supported entirely by our nearly 2 million visitors and supporters, and more than 60,000 member households, we invite you to find your place.