Grounds Care Assistant – Seasonal

Supervisor:  Grounds Superintendent


Under supervision of the Grounds Superintendent, assist in the maintenance and care of a 50-acre estate/house museum


  • Mow and edge lawns
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers
  • Gather and remove litter
  • Maintain structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and other grounds features
  • General building maintenance
  • Assist with weddings and special events

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A positive work attitude
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Flexible with the ability to multi-task in a highly demanding and sometimes stressful environment
  • Able to receive constructive feedback in any given situation

Special Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with hand and power tools
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Weekend, evening and holiday work may be required

Physical Demands:

The employee is regularly required to sit and stand; push and pull with force.  The employee is occasionally required to climb and stoop; reach with hands and arms; use hand to finger objects and controls.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision; reading of written, printed, or computer screen data.

To Apply:

E-mail, mail, or send resume with cover letter to:, by e-mail; or by mail: Attn: Nicole Williams, The Mount, P.O Box 974, Lenox, MA. 01240; or by fax to 413-637-0619.