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Historic Hudson Valley Groundskeeper (Part Time) in Pocantico Hills, New York

With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state area’s top source for family-friendly entertainment, Historic Hudson Valley, Westchester County’s largest cultural organization, educates and entertains more than 300,000 visitors a year through school programs, tours of five National Historic Landmarks, and wildly popular events like The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze and Horseman’s Hollow. 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. Candidates must be professional, punctual, and reliable. They will be able to work successfully with a team and individually. 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. Some evening and weekend hours are required during the fall. 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 Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley. Historic Hudson Valley is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.