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Posted: 07/31/2015

Historic New England
Property Care

Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Landscape Manager, North Region
Professional Opportunity
South Berwick, ME

Historic New England seeks a hands-on Landscape Manager to be responsible for rehabilitating, maintaining, restoring, and reconstructing the landscapes of the organizations Maine and New Hampshire properties, with primary focus on Langdon House, Jackson House, Rundlet-May House, Gilman Garrison, Sayward-Wheeler House, the Jewett properties, and Hamilton House. The selected individual will personally perform and ensure the care of plants and landscapes through mowing, pruning, watering, weeding, leaf removal, shoveling etc. with support from seasonal workers and/or supervised contract companies.

In addition, the individual will develop cyclical short-term and long-term maintenance schedules and budgets. The Landscape Manager, North Region, will supervise and/or perform heavy landscape construction and maintenance projects including, but not limited to, new landscape installation, clearing brush, driveway and path maintenance, performing arbor care.

Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma and six years job-related experience or a bachelors degree and two years job-related experience. Preferred qualifications include a degree in horticulture or landscape management and ability to safely operate a wide variety of equipment including mowers, tractors, and chippers. 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.

Requires problem-solving skills and ability to effectively plan and implement work processes to complete tasks according to schedule; competent computer skills; and a valid drivers license.

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Until Filled

How to apply
Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org or mail to 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, MA 01832 attn: Human Resources. Historic New England offers a comprehensive benefit package, including health and dental insurance, retirement savings, a generous vacation package, flexible spending accounts, and many additional health and wellness benefits. Historic New England is an equal opportunity employer.

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