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Golden Gate National Recreation Area - Sausalito, CA
$20.00 - $20.00 Hourly


Who We Are:

NatureBridge provides best-in-class environmental science education experiences for more than 30,000 students and their teachers every year in the world’s best classrooms: our National Parks. Our mission is to connect young people to the science and wonder of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of the planet. Through our programs, students explore the outdoors, connect with their peers, discover themselves and develop a lasting relationship with science and the environment around them.


What You Will Do:

The Full-Time Facilities Caretaker is responsible for executing routine, emergency and seasonal maintenance as well as custodial duties of the NatureBridge historic buildings and grounds within Fort Cronkhite, in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.


This position takes place at our campus in the Marin Headlands and cannot be performed remotely.

Your primary job will be to:

  • Maintain campus cleanliness and performs custodial duties as required to meet the needs of the department.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on buildings and grounds.
  • Help train new staff in safety procedures/repair projects and maintenance.
  • Maintain a clean safe and orderly workshop and work area.
  • Recommend long and short term maintenance, repairs, safety priorities and solutions to Facilities Director.
  • Required to work overtime or weekends as requested by the Facilities Director.
  • Promote a sense of support and team effort.
  • Attend and participate in weekly shop meetings and safety trainings.
  • Recognize the historic character and value of campus while performing work assignments and maintenance.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  • $20.00/hr starting wage
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Option for a 403b retirement plan with employer match after six months
  • Generous paid vacation, training days and sick leave
  • Other benefits include Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and more


Who You Are:

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience in maintaining buildings and grounds.
  • Proficiency in basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, masonry, and painting.
  • Must be able to work well with other staff, National Park Service employees, program participants and visiting public.
  • Demonstrate good problem solving skills.
  • Flexible, positive attitude, good judgment, and safety consciousness.
  • Promptness and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more).
  • Current California driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in the workplace. We especially encourage you to apply if you are a member of (or have extensive experience working with people from) any communities that are impacted by the historic and current system of oppression that has limited access to environmental education, or the outdoors in general.


If you are interested in the role and do not meet every requirement listed, please still apply! We are interested in applicants with unique lived experience and skill sets.


*Employment eligibility is contingent on successful completion of a background check and fingerprinting. 


Why should you join the NatureBridge team?

  • We are a mission-driven organization that values your contributions and supports you in making a positive impact on young people and the environment
  • You will get to work in a beautiful natural setting with other dedicated staff who are passionate about the environment
  • We are invested in supporting your professional growth through training, feedback, and a positive work community


NatureBridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate based on any protected category, including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression (including transgender expression or pregnancy), political affiliation, age, immigration status or disability. We encourage qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require any accommodation. 


How To Apply:

Submit your application to our Online Career Portal (Link). Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.