New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill
  • Boylston, MA, USA
  • 18.50-22
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, STD/LTD/Life, FSA/DCA, Vision etc

Job Description

This is a permanent, non-exempt full-time, 'hands on' position. The schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, 8-4:30, except Wednesday 9-5:30 with an unpaid 30-minute lunch. All NEBG at Tower Hill employees must be fully vaccinated (verification required) or be approved as exempt for medical or religious reasons.

Position Overview

This position provides critical support to all areas of NEBG at Tower Hill with duties including building and grounds maintenance, back-up to custodial function when required and other duties as assigned. NEBG at Tower Hill has an inclusive, team-oriented staff dedicated to supporting our living museum.


  • Usingtoolsandequipmentprovided,performsrepairsasassignedbyFacilitiesManager,includinglight electrical, plumbing, mechanical, HVAC and carpentry.
  • Performsroutinemaintenancetobuildingandequipmentinaccordancewithpre-determinedscheduleor assignment by Facilities Manager.
  • Exteriororinteriorpaintingorstainingofwalls,trim,doors,furnitureor
  • Supports snow removaloperations under the direction ofthe Facilities Managerand/or Director of Horticulture.Tasksmayincludebutarenotlimitedtoplowing(withappropriateexperienceandlicense), shoveling snow, operating a snowblower and applying ice melt as needed.
  • NotificationtoFacilitiesManagerwhenrequiredrepairsaretootechnicaltocompletebyin-house When manager is not available, notify CFOO and/or contact vendor for completion.
  • Respondstostaffrequestsformaintenanceorrepairs,prioritizingsafetyissues
  • Whenapplicable,providehelporguidancetooutside
  • Intheeventofstaffingissues,helporperformcustodialdutiessuchascleaningor
  • Will share on-call after-hours responsibilities on a rotating
  • Performingotherdutiesas


  • Workswithanawarenessofsurroundingsandvigilanttoanypossiblethreattothesafetyofvisitors, volunteers, and staff or to their property. Ensures all concerns are reported promptly.
  • Useandpreventativemaintenanceofequipment,tools,vehicles,and

The Maintenance Technician position is a full-time, hourly position with benefits. The Technician receive employer- paid life and disability coverage. This position is also eligible for health, dental, retirement, and other benefits.

The standard work schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday. However, at times, the technician will need to be flexible with this schedule based on the needs of the event calendar.

Education and Experience

  • HighSchooldiplomaorequivalent
  • 2-3yearsprovenworkexperienceinamaintenanceorfacilitysupportposition
  • Experience working with the public, customer service
  • Strongworkethic

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • Mustbeabletolift50pounds
  • Mustbeabletoworkindoorsandoutdoorsinallseasonal
  • Mustbeabletobend,squat,kneel,stand,andwalkforextendedperiodsof
  • Mustbeabletoworkwithappropriatetoolsand
  • Mustbeabletoeffectivelyusestandardofficetechnologyincludingtelephonesandcomputers,and Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, and Teams.

Note: Duties described above, other duties and physical demands have been identified as essential functions as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Requirements to apply:

  • Mustauthorizeacriminalbackgroundcheck
  • MustbelegallyauthorizedtoworkintheUnitedStates
  • Musthaveavaliddriver's license

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill fosters an inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and serve our visitors as well as the communities of Worcester County, Massachusetts, and New England.

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