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Senior Groundskeeper
Organization Background


Mill River Collaborative, formed in 2002 and incorporated in 2006 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is providing the leadership and resources for the creation and maintenance of a model urban park. The Mill River Collaborative is a public/private partnership of government, corporate and community interests who are committed to not only building an inviting and exciting park and greenway, but also assuring its’ enduring success.


Job Description Senior Groundskeeper
The Senior Groundskeeper will be a full-time, year-round employee of Mill River Park Collaborative and is an integral part of the Park Operations team. The position reports to the Land Care Manager.
Working with a team of Land Care Associates, the Volunteer Coordinator and Park Administrators, this employee is responsible for leading the year-round care and maintenance of the parks landscape and hardscape features and well as maintaining all equipment needed to care for the park.

Primary Tasks
· Develop and implement complete seasonal and weekly landscape action plans
· Supervise staff and volunteers in hardscape and landscape maintenance tasks
· Assist with training and support of seasonal gardeners and volunteers
· Perform daily and seasonal landscape work including mowing, planting pruning, pest and invasive species management, leaf removal, snow and ice clearing, litter removal
· Basic maintenance of paths, gardens and meadows
· Facility maintenance as needed
· Maintain all Land Care tools including hand tools, power tools and vehicles

Minimum Requirements
· 3-5 years of grounds keeping experience with a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as lead others.
· Expertise with operating and maintaining outdoor power equipment and vehicles
· Professional certification in landscape installation and maintenance, ideally with an emphasis on organic landscape care
· Professional certification and/or demonstrated ability to diagnose and perform basic repairs and maintenance on landscape power tools and vehicles.
· Ability to lift 50 lbs. and perform daily physical labor in all weather conditions
· Strong interpersonal skills
· Valid Driver's License
· Schedule that varies to meet the needs of the Park, including weekends, holidays and evenings



To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement to Vincent@millriverpark.org.
You may mail a response to:
Vincent Piselli
Land Manager
Mill River Park Collaborative
1055 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901

Only those applications being considered will be contacted.
Mill River Park Collaborative is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

• Location: Fairfield

• Post ID: 142696542 newyork
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