Mohonk Preserve, New York State’s largest member & visitor supported nature preserve, is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Facilities & Grounds Foreman – Full Time.
The Mohonk Preserve helps to protect the Shawangunk Mountains region and inspire people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world. The Preserve manages 8,500 acres of the northern Shawangunk Mountains in Ulster County, NY through four integrated programs – Conservation Science, Education, Land Stewardship, and Land Protection, and is a regional model for large-scale conservation planning. We have an annual budget of $3.8 million, 35 year-round staff, over 350 volunteers, and a diverse support base of over 16,000 members.
The Facilities and Grounds Foreman (FGF) actively plans, manages and executes stewardship and maintenance projects related to Mohonk Preserve’s infrastructure including carriage roads, bridges, parking areas, buildings, drainage and other land maintenance. The Foreman’s work is hands-on and is actively involved working alongside other staff as a team leader in the day-to-day work to implement the Preserve’s mission and continuum of place-based stewardship. The Foreman reports directly to the Associate Director of Facilities and Grounds. The FGF supervises facilities and ranger staff when they are working on related tasks and projects. This position, in a very scenic location with recreational benefits, provides opportunities to implement cutting edge land management techniques and includes a balanced variety of tasks.
Please submit hard copy cover letter, resume and 3 professional references by March 17, 2017 to: Emily Hague, Director of Land Protection & Stewardship, Mohonk Preserve, P.O. Box 715, New Paltz, NY 12561.
Application materials also accepted by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
This job announcement is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties assigned.
No phone calls please.
For more information about the Preserve, visit our website: www.mohonkpreserve.org
Mohonk Preserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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