The Trustees of Reservations

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110


Date Posted:
April 06, 2021

Central Massachusetts



Seasonal Campground Ranger - Royalston, MA


The Opportunity.

The Trustees of Reservations is looking for a responsible individual serve as a ranger both weekdays and weeknights at Tully Lake Campground in Royalston for the 2017 camping season. Rangers interact with the campers and ensure that the campground is well cared for.

In This Role You Will:

  • Collect and account for all campsite & canoe rental fees and merchandise sales

  • Clean all campsites after use & ensure the cleanliness of the campground area and facilities, including restrooms.

  • Develop and run educational and recreational programming for youth and adults

  • Assist campers to find their sites.

  • Patrol Campground to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations.

  • Promote Trustees mission and membership to campground visitors.

  • Assist campers with canoe rentals.

  • Answer camper questions concerning The Trustees, campground, trails, etc.

  • Provide basic interpretive information to campers regarding plants, animals, ecology, etc.



Training, education or experience in recreation management or related field and considerable work experience which involved significant direct contact with the public preferred. A background in education, or a passion for sharing knowledge will be key. A love of the natural world is a must. Successful applicants will also have experience using computers, and databases.

Commitment to the mission of The Trustees:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings

  • Must be willing to submit to a driving record check and a CORI background check

  • CPR & First Aid certification required (we can train)

  • Must be willing and able to work without supervision

  • Must enjoy working with the natural world

  • Experience or training in recreation management and a desire to work with the public is desired

  • Should have experience or aptitude in working with computers and databases

Physical Demands of Position:

  • Work outside in a variety of weather conditions

  • Able to properly respond to a variety of situations involving different visitors

  • Must be able to assist visitors with carry canoes to boat launch

Training and Support:

  • Campground manager or assistant campground manager will be on site to work with rangers.

  • Other Trustees staff will provide instruction in membership sales and other aspects of the job.

Learning Opportunities and Other Benefits:

  • Camping at Tully Lake at no charge subject to site availability

  • Opportunities to interact with a wonderful collection of campers

  • Free access to boats when available in the evenings or mornings(weekends excluded).

Time Commitment:

Minimum availability for the full-time camping season. Further availability on subsequent weeks is desirable. Schedule will be determined including the availability of all the staff. 8 hour shifts 24-40 hours per week.

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.


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


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.


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

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:
June 01, 2021
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.