Land Steward

 May 15- October 11, 2019

30 hours per week 

$14/hour

The Land Steward at Knoll Farm is a jack-of-all-trades position, working outside, taking care of our buildings and 140 acres of fields and forest. 

Responsibilities include:

  • general repairs and maintenance on buildings and yurts
  • cutting and splitting firewood, forestry projects
  • maintaining our hiking trails and improving access and signage
  • helping in the orchards and fields, spreading mulch, repairing fences, weedwhacking and mowing

Ideal candidates will have significant experience with: operating tools such as chainsaws, brush hogs, and weed-whackers; repairing small engines, felling trees, splitting and stacking wood, using and sharpening hand tools like scythes and bow saws, trail building.

Our most successful Land Stewards are self-motivated, independent, and reliable with a strong work ethic and standards, excellent communication, a sense of humor and a deep appreciation for place-making in northern New England.

Housing can be provided and work will be 30-40 hours per week, $14.00 per hour.

Candidates should explain their experience and intention, carefully outlining experience with work objectives listed above. 

If interested please fill out the application below. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume. Thank you.

If you have any trouble with this form, please email us instead. 

Position applying for:

Describe full period during which you are available to work, May-October, with as much detail as possible on any conflicts that might arise:

Please list three places where you have worked in recent years:

Describe your experience working in a residential community setting:

Please attach your cover letter and resume:

If you have trouble with this form, please contact us at info@knollfarm.org. Please note that for residential positions, we can not easily accommodate pets, smoking, or dependents, so please consider this before applying. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on age, gender, race, marital status, or sexual orientation. Thank you.

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