Gardening Tools

Groundskeeping & Maintenance

Job Description

This position is available to those living on or off site. A full season commitment is preferred from May 10th - October 15th. This job is available to summer only employees such as college or local high school students. Please note anyone living on property must be 18 years or older. 

On Site Living Includes: All housing, utilities, access to onsite laundry room and detergent, use of all property amenities (swimming, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, hiking trails, tennis, volleyball, basketball) when not working or used by guests. WiFi is available and free, but limited to areas of service on property. 

Salary: $12/hr (living on site) or $14/hr (living off site)

Perks: Employee discount at cafe

Job Start Date: May 10th - October 15th

Department: Facilities 

This position will be working under the Facilities Manager and our Lead Gardener to maintain the aesthetics of our property. No experience is necessary as everything can be taught - just a willingness to learn! This position includes long hours outside and in the sun and greenhouses. You may be working lawn maintenance equipment such as a lawn mower, trimmers, gardening equipment, leaf blowers, driving golf carts, etc. You will be working with our lead gardener to help grow our own flowers and plants in the greenhouse and then transplant and maintain them in our flower boxes and gardens throughout property during our season. You will also be helping maintain our trails on site clearing brush and helping developing new trails as directed by the Facilities Manager. You may also be helping to maintain our historic buildings including minor repairs, painting, moving outdoor equipment such as canoes and kayaks etc. This includes a paid 30min lunch break. Hours are during the day. All equipment and protective gear provided. 

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • Ability to be out in the elements up to 8 hours a day

  • Love of the outdoors and nature!

  • Ability to work well with instruction and execute tasks given by supervisor

  • Value punctuality and efficiency