Groundskeeper, Eustis Estate

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Eustis Estate, Milton, Mass.

Description: Historic New England seeks a Groundskeeper for the Eustis Estate, who will work under the direction of the Eustis Estate Landscape Manager to perform duties required to keep the grounds and facilities clean and well maintained. The primary responsibilities are all aspects of lawn, garden, arbor care, and snow removal. Secondary responsibilities include basic housekeeping and custodial tasks for the administrative offices.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and suitable job-related experience. Knowledge of methods and practices used in landscaping, snow removal, janitorial, or custodial work. Ability to maintain and operate landscape equipment required. Must be able to operate effectively in a team environment where communication within and among the teams is essential to success. Ability to interact and communicate orally and in writing is essential. Problem-solving skills and ability to effectively implement work processes to complete tasks according to schedule. A valid driver’s license is required.

This position regularly requires talking, hearing, smelling, walking, bending/stooping, crawling/kneeling, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, and lifting. The employee is required to lift up to fifty pounds. The employee must apply manual dexterity in combination with eye-hand coordination requiring extremely high degrees of precision and accuracy in the operation of manually controlled equipment. The employee in this position is exposed to weather extremes, loud noise, chemicals, and work near moving mechanical parts. The visual demands of the position require regularly reviewing non-written material for analytical purposes (e.g., maps, blueprints, photographs, and collections.)

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee is required to meet and work under while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions/primary responsibilities of the position.

Application: Please send resume and cover letter to or mail to Historic New England, 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, Mass., 01832 attn: Human Resources.

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.