Job General Horticulture

Seasonal Part Time Groundskeeper

posted March 1, 2018
apply by April 1, 2018


The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks seasonal Groundskeeper. Hours are Monday through Friday, from 7 00am until 3 30pm. Special events may require occasional attendance on weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.

Job Responsibilities

Groundskeepers provide routine maintenance of all PSNC grounds, including lawns, gardens, trees, shrubs, walkways, and driving areas. Operates hand or machine powered trimming equipment. May be trained to operate heavy-duty equipment, including backhoe or other digging machines. May be assigned special or priority grounds keeping projects as conditions warrant.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
• Ability to maintain flexible behavior and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under occasional ambiguous guidelines.
• Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment.
• Ability to operate hand or machine powered grounds keeping tools.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Wages, Salary and Benefits

Wages based on experience.
403b Retirement Savings Plan.
Membership to The Preservation Society of Newport County

Application Requirements

To apply for a position, email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references, to, or mail to Human Resources, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02840.

You may also download an employment application from our website, fill it out and mail to the above address.


Jane Donohue, or 4018471000