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Seasonal Interpretive Ranger - Ipswich, MA

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The Opportunity. 

The Trustees is seeking part time Seasonal Interpretive Rangers for Castle Hill on The Crane Estate. Rangers play a pivotal role ensuring that thousands of visitors each year have a positive experience on the property by ensuring public safety, protecting the natural resources of the property, assisting, educating and answering questions, monitoring and enforcing rules and regulations and properly reporting and recording such. Rangers are charged with promoting the organization by knowing the history of The Trustees, the Crane property and its features and be familiar with membership and its benefits. Rangers will assist with general cleaning and/or maintenance of the facilities, gardens, trails, and parking lots. 

 

In This Role You Will:

  • Patrol the property, upholding the rules and regulations of the Crane Estate.  
  • Engage with the public in a positive manner at all times, educating them about safety and protection of people and natural resources and about the history the estate.
  • Diligently report behavior violations as required for daily reporting. 
  • Report safety concerns and maintenance needs to supervisors. 
  • Clean and inspect ranger work area, work vehicle, parking lots, gardens, and trails. 
  • Perform basic maintenance and safe operation of golf cart.  
  • Assist with trail and general maintenance as required.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

The Opportunity. 

The Trustees is seeking part time Seasonal Interpretive Rangers for Castle Hill on The Crane Estate. Rangers play a pivotal role ensuring that thousands of visitors each year have a positive experience on the property by…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021

Benefits

About The Trustees 

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households. 

 

The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years. 

 

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission. 

 

The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family. 

 

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. 

About The Trustees 

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about…

Level of Language Proficiency

Qualifications: 

  • Rangers should have a strong interest in park and visitor management, history, education, and customer relations. Experience and/or education in these areas are preferred but not mandatory.  
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, which could include handling radio traffic, handling walk-in emergencies, and customer issues, among others. 
  • Good natured, team player, with strong communication skills, and a good work ethic. 
  • Exceptionally strong customer service and communication skills 
  • Must be capable of effectively handling high-pressure situations while remaining calm. 
  • Rangers must be comfortable on their feet for extended periods of time walking on challenging terrain including an ability to hike our grounds. 
  • Additional experience/background in the following areas is a plus: public safety, recreation, natural resource management. 

 

Other:   

  • CPR certification and Basic First Aid strongly preferred. 
  • Must have a valid license and be able to meet Trustees Driving Policy requirements. 
  • Evening and weekend work is required. 
  • Rangers are required to wear a Trustees-assigned uniform. 

 

Working Conditions: 

  • Variable outdoor weather conditions 
  • Able to consistently lift 20lbs and be on feet up to 8 hours per day 


Qualifications: 

  • Rangers should have a strong interest in park and visitor management, history, education, and customer relations. Experience and/or education in these areas are…

Location

On-site
Ipswich, MA, USA

How to Apply

Please apply online via The Trustees website linked here.

Please apply online via The Trustees website linked here.

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