The Mountain School seeks an assistant to the facilities manager to help in all areas of maintaining the physical campus and supporting farm operations. This is a great opportunity to work for a mission-driven farm school, focused on educating young people about the world they inhabit and their impact on it.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Building maintenance: carpentry, cleaning, landscaping, etc
Stacking wood, loading and managing wood-fired boilers
Maintaining a wide range of equipment
Repairing fences, gates, irrigation, and other farm equipment
The successful candidate will likely demonstrate:
Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, heating, and electrical systems and willingness to learn more
Tractor and plowing experience
Knowledge of farming
Ability to work a flexible schedule in the winter months, including weekends
Interest in working with teenagers in a collaborative, educational environment
Strong communication skills, and a willingness to work as a team with individuals from all backgrounds
Full-time position, with benefits. Background check required.
Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to maneuver on uneven ground, go up and down stairs, carry and lift up to 50 pounds, and be able to perform daily repetitive motions as they pertain to facility maintenance.
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Please submit a concise letter of interest, a resume, and three contacts for references. Applications welcome in November and December. Work will begin as soon as January.