Property Steward

The Property Steward performs a variety of custodial and maintenance duties for assigned buildings, exhibits, and grounds consistent with Mass Audubon policies and in cooperation with other sanctuary staff throughout the South East region. They consistently represent Mass Audubon in a positive and constructive manner with visitors, members, abutters, vendors, and community officials.

Duties & Responsibilities
1. Maintain grounds and property by (70%):

mowing, raking, trimming, and pruning
constructing and maintaining trails, roadways, and parking areas
constructing and/or repairing fences, signs, boardwalks, and platforms
implementing the sanctuary’s ecological management objectives in coordination with the Regional Conservation Ecologist
working on special projects, as needed, including responding to storm-related damage and/or the property management needs of other Mass Audubon sanctuaries
2. Maintain buildings and other structures by (10%):

performing carpentry duties
cleaning gutters
performing emergency repairs
assisting with minor plumbing, electrical, or mechanical repairs
3. Provide custodial and other facility related services such as (10%):

removing trash and debris and recycling materials
cleaning restrooms
general cleaning including washing and waxing floors, cleaning windows, vacuuming carpets, and maintaining nature center exhibits
setting up, moving, and dismantling equipment necessary for Mass Audubon educational programs in coordination with the sanctuary’s education staff
assisting with the property management needs of other sanctuaries as directed by the supervisor
4. Other (10%):

Ensure the safe operation all equipment. Keep equipment in working order by tuning, cleaning, sharpening, changing fluids, and scheduling needed service to equipment
Provide guidance for the work of volunteers as requested by supervisor
Provide efficient and courteous service to the public by offering information about the site to visitors and responding to other visitor service requests
Perform additional related duties as requested