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The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove is looking for a competent, dedicated, and reliable addition to our Grounds and Maintenance team to help maintain the serene grounds and rustic feel to the property as well as keep the physical plant in excellent working order. The Grounds and Maintenance Assistant reports to the Manager, Facilities, Grounds & Events and supports the Coordinator of Grounds and Maintenance.
Tasks include basic maintenance of buildings and equipment, and grounds and trails keeping. will support the daily operations at John James Audubon Center. This includes land and habitat management and improvements, maintenance of structures and equipment, ensuring accessible and safe grounds experiences for the visiting public.
This is a part-time, seasonal position for up to 22 hours per week. Schedules will vary depending on events and seasonal maintenance schedules. They might be called upon to work during some weekends as need arises and seasonal priorities arise, such as snow removal or downed trees due to storms. Timeframe is 26 weeks.
$17.00 / hour
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