🔗Facilities and Grounds Technician
Website Historic New England
Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. We engage diverse audiences in developing a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England home life by being the national leader in collecting, preserving, and using significant buildings, landscapes, archives, stories, and objects from the past to today. We save and share Historic New England's past to engage and inform present and future generations.
Historic New England seeks a full-time Facilities and Grounds Technician, responsible for maintaining the grounds at the Eustis Estate Museum located in Milton, Massachusetts. A detail-oriented communicator who takes pride in their work, the facilities and grounds technician plays a key role in maintaining the eighty acres of gardens and picturesque landscape nestled at the foot of the Blue Hills to a high standard of care.
Cares for gardens, plants, and landscapes through mowing, planting, weeding, pruning, watering, tree care, leaf removal, trash pickup, etc.
Operates and maintains lawnmowers, heavy equipment, and standard landscape equipment including chainsaws and trimmers
Performs heavy landscape construction and maintenance projects including but not limited to new landscape installations, clearing brush, and repairing potholes
Keeps sites accessible during snow emergencies, clearing snow from paths and building entrances to maintain access and helps shovel roofs as needed
Supports annual maintenance and service contracts of properties and provides access to outside contractors as instructed
Assists property care staff with maintenance, painting, and repairs to buildings and landscape features
Responds to security alarms and building or landscape emergencies
Supports the management of public programs and functions by assisting with set up and take down, moving furniture or equipment, parking, and other duties