High school diploma or equivalent
One year of experience with landscape maintenance, structural maintenance, and/or park maintenance is preferred.
Experience working with and leading volunteers or staff is preferred
Comfortable and competent using hand tools and operating landscaping equipment (e.g., mowers, brush saws, and leaf blowers).
Capable of working independently and cooperatively with other staff, and have a good eye for detail.
A valid driver’s license, as well as a satisfactory driving record as outlined in The Trustees’ driving policy.
A satisfactory criminal background check (CORI).
Occasional weekend work is required.
Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds.
Able to work in all weather conditions including heat and rain
This is a seasonal, non-exempt, hourly paid position at $12.75 per hour. Position starts in May and extends through August.
One long-term seasonal position is available from April through November, with hourly pay between $13.50 and $14.25 per hour, dependent on experience. These positions are based in Dover, Massachusetts.
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.