Groundskeeper, Lincoln Properties

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Regular/full-time (forty hours per week)

Location: Gropius House, Lincoln, Mass.

Description: Historic New England seeks a full-time groundskeeper to work at the Codman Estate and Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts. This position performs all aspects of lawn, garden, and hardscape to a very high standard of care. Secondary responsibilities include performing minor building maintenance such as painting and gutter cleaning, and supporting public programs and functions as assigned.

This position is responsible for the care of gardens, plants, and landscapes at the Codman Estate and Gropius House. Operates lawn mowers, heavy equipment, and standard landscape equipment including chainsaws and trimmers. Maintains all landscaping equipment. Performs heavy landscape construction and maintenance projects including new landscape installation, clearing brush, and repairing potholes. Keeps sites accessible during snow emergencies and routine snow removal from paths and building entrances to maintain access. 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.

Qualifications: Applicant should have a high school diploma or GED and suitable job-related experience. Knowledge of methods and practices used in landscape and equipment maintenance. Ability to operate effectively both individually and in a team environment. Ability to interact and communicate orally and in writing. A valid driver’s license is required. Basic computer skills including the use of email.

Applications: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.