Parks Maintenance Associate (Seasonal) for Sojourner Truth State Park – Kingston (ends November 2022)

Scenic Hudson seeks applicants for a seasonal position for Parks Maintenance Associate for Sojourner Truth State Park. This role will assist in all aspects of the park for the public benefit and the protection and enhancement of the natural, scenic and cultural resources. The Seasonal Associate will is an important role in the park management of Sojourner Truth State Park for routine maintenance and specialized stewardship projects.

We are committed to the values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and strive to serve all of the people of the Hudson Valley by evaluating our projects, strategic initiatives and outcomes through that lens.

Qualifications/Education/Professional Experience: Successful candidates will have bachelor’s degree in related field or minimum of two years of practical or parallel experience also considered. Must have knowledge/aptitude/proficiency in operating basic landscape and woodworking tools and machinery. Experience in general construction and trail building including use of hand and stationary power tools such as picks, shovels, hammers, drills, mowers. Operation of chainsaw, heavy pickup trucks and tractors preferred. Comfortable working outdoors, sometimes under adverse conditions, and able to perform strenuous physical labor, including ability to carry 50  pounds, hike long distances and occasionally travel to other sites, may be requested. Team-oriented mindset, strong organizational skills, self-directed and energetic work ethic. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record preferred. Able to work one day of the weekend required. Good written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of environmentally sustainable materials and site maintenance practices encouraged. Commitment to Scenic Hudson’s mission and environmental justice.

Compensation: This is temporary full-time seasonal position ending in November 2022.  The schedule requires either working either Saturday or Sunday through the duration of the season. The hourly range for the position is $24.17 – $25.27 (commensurate with experience), it is not benefits eligible.

Contact: Applications should be sent to: Send cover letter, resume and brief writing or work sample. Full job description and further information can be found on our “Jobs” page on our website: No phone calls please.

Scenic Hudson is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our differences and understand that diversity, equity, and inclusivity make our team stronger and our work better. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you need additional assistance with your application, please contact