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Seasonal Winterlights Steward - Canton, MA

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The Opportunity.

Winterlights is an outdoor light event that highlights the beauty of select Trustees properties. The gardens at three of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge, The Bradley Estate in Canton, and Stevens-Coolidge in North Andover will sparkle with thousands of shimmering holiday lights.

The Winterlights Steward reports to the Stewardship Manager, to deliver excellent standards in conservation of the Bradley Estate site, including ensuring and enhancing the visitor experience. The Winterlights Steward also supports stewardship projects and provides support for this specific event as assigned. Winterlights at the Bradley Estate will run from November 19-January 9 with a possible extension through January 9. The event is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday from 4:30-8:30 PM each day, shifts run 4:00-9:00 PM each day. Flexible scheduling of work days is available.


In This Role You Will: 

  • Work in concert with the Stewardship Manager to plan and perform the day-to-day maintenance, stewardship, and conservation of The Bradley Estate as it pertains to the installation of lights. 
  • Support day of event visitor experience, safety, and services through safety patrols, monitoring, retail support and ensuring proper wayfinding, clean and functioning facilities. 
  • Support the Winterlights team to produce a successful event.  
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. 

Other Information:

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent customer service skills to lead, inspire, motivate and work cooperatively with fellow employees, volunteers, committees, members and the public.
  • Retail or Customer service experience a plus.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Proven ability to complete assigned tasks and projects, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong commitment to the mission of The Trustees of Reservations
  • Ability to work nights and weekends is required


Working Conditions:

  • The ability to work in all weather conditions 
  • Lift up to 50 pounds 
  • Push and pull heavy objects 
  • Climb ladder 


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. 


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. 


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


The Opportunity.

Winterlights is an outdoor light event that highlights the beauty of select Trustees properties. The gardens at three of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge, The Bradley Estate in Canton, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
2468b Washington St, Canton, MA 02021, USA

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