The Trustees of Reservations

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110

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Date Posted:
March 15, 2021

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Facilities/Security/Grounds

Type:
Seasonal

Seasonal Steward - Williamstown, MA

Description:

The Opportunity.

The Field Farm Seasonal Steward assists with the care of the fields, building maintenance, and other natural and cultural features of The Trustees’ Field Farm property and Guest House (Bed & Breakfast).?Although this position is based at Field Farm in Williamstown, it may also involve working at one of our other properties nearby.

The position contains a broad diversity of resources across the property on over 300 acres, that are all open to the public, including a functioning inn, museum, woodlands, and historic structures.? This property also includes diverse ecological habitats.


In this Role You Will Be:

  • Landscaping-including lawns, stone walls and shrubs

  • Structural maintenance – including painting and light carpentry.

  • Maintain parking areas

  • Moving and furniture as needed

  • Small building repair projects

  • Coordinate third party contractor work that needs to be done

  • Greeting visitors on the properties and answering questions

  • Working with volunteers/groups

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

  • Removing trash/litter

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of high school degree or equivalent

  • Experience using and basic maintenance of lawn mowers and string trimmers, or willingness to learn

  • Ability to follow safety standards and techniques and to use appropriate safety equipment.

  • A good attitude, willingness to be flexible, and a commitment to achieving the goals of the Trustees

  • Experience working with pools and being OSHA 10 certified is a plus


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  • A satisfactory criminal background (CORI) check

  • A valid driver’s license, as well as a satisfactory driving record as outlined in The Trustees’ driving policy, preferred


Working Conditions:

  • Ability to handle the physical demands of the job e.g. regularly lifting 50 lbs., hiking several miles, and working in all weather conditions and environments that may include thorns, poison ivy and biting insects.


Benefits and Salary:

This is a seasonal, non-exempt, hourly paid position, with an optimal start date as soon as possible. This position is based in Williamstown, MA.


About The Trustees?

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster.?Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care.?We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.?

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The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.?

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

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The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.?

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How To Apply:
Please apply online via The Trustees website linked here.
Apply by:
April 30, 2021
Salary:
13.50
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.