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NEWJohns Brook Property Caretaker

Seasonal Position

The Johns Brook Property Caretaker is responsible for regular maintenance of the Johns Brook Property, which includes Johns Brook Lodge (JBL), two cabins, and three lean-tos in the Johns Brook Valley.

During the summer season, the caretaker will join summer staff to help cook and serve meals. Throughout the rest of the year, the Caretaker is responsible for running the lodge and maintaining the property. During the winter months, the Johns Brook Property Caretaker is responsible for keeping JBL’s porch and roof-mounted solar panels cleared of snow and keeping the fire in the woodstove going throughout the day.

Across the board, the Caretaker is tasked with seeing that guests have a positive experience in the backcountry. Giving accurate trail information, being able to educate guests on Leave No Trace principles, and maintaining composure in emergency situations are all important aspects of this position.

Location: Johns Brook Property, Keene Valley, NY

Position Dates: Begins upon hiring, Autumn through spring, with option to extend through summer '23

Compensation: $13.50 per hour; paid sick time; paid vacation and holidays; matching contribution to 403b; health, vision, and dental; paid certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and Serv Safe Food Handling; Leave No Trace Trainer workshop; free ADK workshops, discounts on store merchandise and rental equipment.

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