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Seasonal Visitor Services Ranger - Ipswich, MA

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The Opportunity.

Appleton Farms is seeking a Visitor Services Ranger to support the weekend visitor experience helping to ensure every visitor has a safe and positive experience on the property. Rangers will provide a variety of visitor services including greeting and assisting visitors during their stay, managing and monitoring property parking areas, maintaining trails and trash/recycling receptacles, and cleaning restrooms and program areas, with other custodial duties as assigned. Rangers will also support program and special event operations. This is a part-time weekend position requiring a commitment of 6 to 12 hours per week beginning in May through the end of the year.

 

In This Role You Will.

 

  • Monitor and patrol grounds, trails and program areas to greet visitors and orient them to the property while enforcing rules and regulations as necessary.

 

  • Maintain and clean rest room facilities, trash/recycling receptacles, parking lots, and picnic and program areas.

 

  • Report safety concerns, incidents, and maintenance needs to the Engagement and Visitor Experience Manager and/or Stewardship Manager.

 

  • Work with and lead volunteers and other seasonal staff as necessary.

 

  • Represent the Trustees in accordance with the messages developed and provided by the organization, while behaving in a professional manner with colleagues, property visitors, and volunteers.

 

  • Wear a Trustees’ provided uniform at all times.

 

  • Perform tasks safely and in accordance with The Trustees safety manual.

 

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


The Opportunity.

Appleton Farms is seeking a Visitor Services Ranger to support the weekend visitor experience helping to ensure every visitor has a safe and positive experience on the property. Rangers will provide a variety of visitor…

Details at a Glance

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

Benefits

About Appleton Farm

As the flagship of The Trustees Agriculture Program, Appleton Farms is a historic Farm and Education Center with regenerative agriculture practices and a soil-to-plate mission rooted in a cultural heritage dating back to 1638. With its rich mosaic of ecological resources, its historic cultural landscapes and buildings, its walking and horseback trails, its well-established organic vegetable and grass-fed livestock programs, its thriving farm-based camp and educational offerings, and its celebrated farm store, culinary programs and food service, Appleton Farms is one of New England’s most treasured year-round agricultural heritage destinations.

 

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 Appleton Farm

As the flagship of The Trustees Agriculture Program, Appleton Farms is a historic Farm and Education Center with regenerative agriculture practices and a…

Level of Language Proficiency

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent

 

  • One year of experience with landscape maintenance and/or park maintenance is preferred.

 

  • Experience working with and leading volunteers or staff is preferred.

 

  • Detail oriented with capacity to work independently and collaboratively with other staff

 

Other Requirements:

 

  • A valid driver’s license, as well as a satisfactory driving record as outlined in The Trustees’ driving policy.

 

  • A satisfactory criminal background check (CORI).

 

  • Weekend work is required.

 

  • Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds.

 

  • Able to work in all weather conditions including heat and rain


Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent

 

  • One year of experience with landscape maintenance and/or park maintenance is preferred.

 

  • Experience working with and leading…

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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