Building and Grounds Caretaker
It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
159 Union Street Bangor, ME 04401
Assist in maintaining the Thomas A. Hill House and its grounds. A caretaker will work with the Curator and the Building and Grounds Committee to make the property presentable to visitors.
Key Responsibilities Assist in maintaining the exterior of Hill House by raking, shoveling, gardening and performing light maintenance, etc. Help decorate the exterior of the building for holidays and events Help set up for BHS events located at the Hill House as needed Opportunity to staff BHS events Training Caretakers are required to attend an orientation course at the BHS. Courses are regularly scheduled and will last approximately an hour. Caretakers will be supplied with information regarding the Hill House and its history and are encouraged to ask staff for help at any time. Commitment Caretakers are asked to be available for at least one shift a week. Caretaker shift target length varies depending on duties, but is a max of three hours each. Shifts can be scheduled from Monday-Saturday, 10am to 4pm Location: Thomas A. Hill House Qualifications and Skills Reliable and punctual Knowledge of or willingness to learn about the care of historic houses Able to work independently Attention to detail Be comfortable on ladders The ability to lift 30lbs unassisted. Comfortable working outdoors Benefits
Free admission to Thomas A. Hill House museum Access to the museum’s resources and collection as well as learning materials Free entrance to BHS events 15% discount on gift store purchases After 100 hours of service, a free one-year membership to Bangor Historical Society
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
At least one 2-3 hour shift per week
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