MRPC is currently hiring for these positions:

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. Only those applications being considered will be contacted.

Horticulture Supervisor

Job Description

The Landscape Horticulture Supervisor 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 as well and the park President & CEO. 

Working with a team of Land Care Associates, the Volunteer Coordinator and park Administrators, this employee is responsible for setting the aesthetic vision of the park as well as the year-round care and maintenance of its landscape features.  Responsibilities include all aspects of monitoring, caring for and reporting of all Natural and Ornamental Landscape features in the park.

Primary Tasks

·      Develop and implement complete seasonal and weekly Horticulture action plans

·      Identify areas in the landscape in need of management, then design and implement complete action plans which address needs and satisfy park goals

·      Supervise staff and volunteers in horticulture tasks

·      Assist with training and support of seasonal gardeners and volunteers

·      Perform seasonal landscape work including planting pruning, pest and invasive species management, assist with leaf removal, snow and ice clearing

·      Act as an ambassador for Mill River Collaborative, answering questions for park visitors about horticulture, Park history and design

·      Document, report and catalog plant-related information

·      Actively promote and contribute to park sustainability initiatives in landscape and park management

·      Schedule that varies to meet the needs of the Park, including weekends, holidays and evenings

Qualifications

·      Five or more years horticultural experience with in-depth knowledge of plant culture, maintenance, and identification with an emphasis on natural areas management

·      Degree /Certification in horticulture or related field preferred;

·      Ability to Draw complete landscape designs to meet park needs/ estimate project expenses / lead others in installation and maintenance of landscapes

·      Able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed

·      Applicant may be required to pass a written and practical exam

·      Computer literate with ability to use MS Office and do basic internet research

·      Ability to operate power tools

·      Must be a team-player, willing to collaborate on any and all tasks required for maintaining the highest standards of landscape management and operations

·      Valid driver’s license

·      Pesticide Applicator or Arborist licenses a plus

  • Ability to supervise a crew and provide training
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50-lbs

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement to vincent@millriverpark.org. Only those applications being considered will be contacted.

Carousel/Guest Services Attendants

Responsible for the safe operation of the Carousel at Mill River Park.

Job Duties:

Operates the Carousel, following strict safety and mechanical procedures.

  • Provides public with information and riding instructions, resolves complaints and disputes by patrons.
  • Reports mechanical problems to supervisor, inspects grounds for cleanliness.
  • Relays all complaints and accidents to proper supervisor.
  • Assures the ride and ride area is maintained cleaned throughout the day.
  • Thorough knowledge of proper usage and safety factors of the Carousel.
  • Ability to give and enforce simple instructions.
  • Supports birthday parties and other special events at the Carousel.
  • Ability to get along well with others; reliability; good judgment; tact.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Will be required to work various shifts as project and park needs dictate, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy. Strong knowledge of all Microsoft applications.
  • Must have the ability to stand, walk, crouch, bend, stoop, kneel and lift up to forty pounds occasionally
  • Be able to work within a team environment to accomplish common goals.
  • Must be willing to take direction from managers and supervisors.
  • Must have a good grasp of reading, writing, and math.

Food Services Staff

Responsible for preparation, serving, and sale of various food items at the Carousel Pavilion.

 Job Duties:

  • Prepare and serve food with a smile!
  • Maintain an organized cash register for sale of products.
  • Monitor food temperatures during holding and serving.
  • Adhere to all company policies, including cash handling.
  • Observe proper sanitation guidelines at all times (hair restrained, hand washing, etc.).
  • Perform clean-up duties of all kinds before, during, and after a shift.
  • Exhibit proper Guest Service Skills at all times.
  • Report to work on time, as scheduled. Follow guidelines for proper notification of sick leave and vacations.
  • May be shifted to various locations, as staffing needs dictate.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Report all violations of company policy to management.
  • Responsible for adhering to Mill River Park uniform and grooming guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Will be required to work various shifts as project and park needs dictate, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy. Strong knowledge of all Microsoft applications.
  • Must have the ability to stand, walk, crouch, bend, stoop, kneel and lift up to forty pounds occasionally
  • Be able to work within a team environment to accomplish common goals.
  • Must be willing to take direction from managers and supervisors.
  • Must have a good grasp of reading, writing, and math.

Maintenance Technician

The maintenance position is vital to the overall cleanliness and first impression of the Guests. Our maintenance staff is responsible for cleaning, repairing, and maintaining the Park grounds, interior and exterior of our building.

Job Duties

  • Delivers an unparalleled Guest experience through the best combination of food, drinks and games in an ideal environment for celebrating all out fun.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action.
  • Safely and correctly operates all equipment.
  • Uses all chemicals properly in the correct quantities for safety and cost control.
  • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
  • Controls costs by not overstocking or disposing of unused materials.
  • Clean and maintain kitchen and dish areas, floors, walls and drains.
  • Responsible for maintenance storage areas, cleanliness and stocking.
  • Cleans and maintains all windows, lamps, mirrors and light fixtures.
  • Cleans and maintains floors and walls, and tile.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all restroom areas, including restocking of supplies.
  • Polish all rails and hardware.
  • Cleans and maintains all ceiling fans, air intakes and HVAC air vents.
  • Cleans and maintains all mats.
  • Empties trash and cleans and maintains trash cans.
  • Assists other Team Members as needed or when business needs dictate.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company Team Members to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate that will be conducive to maximum Team Member morale, productivity and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Must be friendly and able to smile a lot while working days, nights, and/or weekends as required.
  • Previous maintenance experience at a hotel or restaurant is preferred, but not required.
  • Must demonstrate ability to easily communicate with Guests and other Team Members.
  • Must be disciplined and self-motivated.
  • Is dressed in accordance with dress guidelines, looking neat, clean and professional at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Work days, nights and/or weekends as required.
  • Work in noisy, fast paced environment with distracting conditions.
  • Read and write handwritten notes.
  • Lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Move about facility and stand for long periods of time.
  • Walk or stand 100% of shift.
  • Reach, bend, stoop, mop, sweep and wipe frequently.

 

To apply please fill out and submit a job application found here.  You can fill in and submit the application online by clicking the 'submit application' button at the bottom or save a copy to your computer and email to nia@millriverpark.org.

 

 

 

 

The Mill River Park Collaborative is an equal opportunity employer and consider 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.