Historic Hudson Valley Groundskeeper Part time in Pocantico Hills, New York
Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) is a Westchester-based cultural non-profit that welcomes visitors to five National Historic Landmarks, including Philipsburg Manor, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, and Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate. HHV offers an array of K-12 school programs, public tours, and seasonal festivals including the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. The organization has a national reputation for groundbreaking on-site educational programs and award-winning digital content in the content areas of Northern colonial enslavement, regional women’s history, and storytelling. Historic Hudson Valley seeks a candidate with seasoned landscaping skills to join the Buildings, Grounds & Security Department. The Part Time Groundskeeper provides hands-on assistance to the Buildings, Grounds & Security Department. Reporting to the Landscape Manager, and through collaboration with other departmental staff, the Part Time Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining historic landscapes across Historic Hudson Valley’s Westchester County sites and Headquarters. The Groundskeeper will assist with seasonally dependent maintenance (i.e., spring planting, fall leaf clean up, winter snow removal, etc.) Successful candidates will have demonstrated an ability in: Landscape maintenance with a solid background of landscape related work experience. Professionalism, punctuality, and reliability Working in a team setting or working independently Working conditions include exposure to all weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, etc.), daily physical labor, and potential exposure to pesticides and other chemicals. This is a part-time, on-site position, based in Westchester County, NY. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required during the fall. Historic Hudson Valley offers employees the opportunity to contribute their skill, talent, and passion in support of the mission of the organization . Positions are diverse and exist at all levels of training, education, and experience. Generous benefits and perks for all eligible employees include: FREE and reduced admission to our events and sites for you and your immediate family FREE and reduced admission to other participating historic sites and museums Museum shop and café discounts Professional development and training Working for a highly regarded organization that creates extraordinary experiences for large audiences Historic Hudson Valley adheres to all applicable federal, state, and local COVID-19 requirements and has taken many precautionary measures to ensure the safety of staff and visitors . Successful candidates are required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, absent medical, religious, or pregnancy related accommodations and will be required to submit proof at time of hire. Historic Hudson Valley values diversity and is committed to a workforce inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, and identity . Diversity is an integral part of our history and culture; honoring all voices of the past and present is central to our mission and our impact. To apply for this position, please visit our employment page: www.hudsonvalley.org/employment , create your profile, and apply.