Natural Lands is a non-profit organization that saves open space, cares for nature, and connects people to the outdoors in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. We’ve been at it since the early 1950s and, today, more than 2.5 million people live within five miles of lands under our permanent protection.
The Stewardship Assistant is responsible for assisting Preserve Managers and Building Stewardship staff. Duties will include land management and maintenance of equipment, roads, and structures. This will include operation of power equipment, such as chainsaws, tractors, and lawn mowers. The Stewardship Assistant will be required to physically perform, as needed, any and all tasks necessary for the maintenance of any Natural Lands’ Preserve and to occasionally work weekends, evenings, and holidays as requested to fulfill his or her responsibilities. The position will primarily assist Preserve Managers in Northampton, Bucks and Montgomery counties, although you may serve from time to time at all of the Natural Lands’ locations.
The successful candidate will:
• Be highly motivated, responsible, reliable and dependable.
• Be capable of performing a wide variety of physically demanding tasks
• Have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a good driving record
• Have a customer service attitude and be comfortable working with the general public.
• Be flexible when dealing with changes in work plans
• Carry out tasks in a professional manner.
• Have adequate skills and a familiarity of the safe operation and care of basic hand and power tools.
• Be willing to perform subordinate tasks such as clean-up