Grounds Crew

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Part Time
  • Seasonal
  • South Woodstock, VT
  • 15-17 USD / Hour

Website Green Mountain Horse Association

Job Responsibilities – Grounds Crew

  • Maintenance of grounds, including mowing, weed-whacking, and trail clearance.
  • Basic repairs to buildings in response to damage to the facilities.
  • Maintenance of event equipment (e.g. cleaning, painting, and staining).
  • Preparation of the show grounds for upcoming events (e.g. help build jumps, set up dressage arenas, clean barns, and deliver hay and shavings).
  • Maintenance of the show grounds during events (e.g. remove rubbish from barns and buildings, water and/or drag arenas, clean bathrooms, and reset equipment).
  • Restoration of the grounds after events (e.g. pick up and store equipment, repair buildings and footings, clean the facilities, and perform repairs).

Essential Skills and Qualities

  • A valid driver’s license with the competence to drive a variety of trucks and ATVs.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn how to run, small equipment (e.g. weed-whacker, lawnmower, and power tools).
  • Basic ‘handyman’ skills (e.g. the ability to paint, and perform basic repairs).
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
  • Willingness to perform tasks to a deadline, working flexible hours when needed.
  • Fitness for physically-demanding work such as heavy lifting and carrying on a daily basis.
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills and a personable manner towards supervisors, other staff, clients, suppliers, and the general public.
  • Honesty, reliability and a good work ethic

Desirable Skills

  • Advanced driving skills (e.g. agricultural or commercial experience).
  • Competence in carpentry and mechanical skills.
  • Knowledge of equestrian competitions.
  • Hours of Work.
  • Seasonal full time.
  • 40 hour basic working week with overtime as agreed.
  • Weekends and some early mornings and evening work are required.
  • Work schedules will vary from day to day dependent on event requirements.

Pay is between $15-$17 per hour plus overtime depending on skills and experience.
Applicants should apply online, or send resume and cover letter to Bruce Perry, Executive Director via email at bruce@gmhainc.org

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