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Mountain School hiring Assistant to the Facilities Manager

The Mountain School seeks an assistant to the facilities manager to help in all areas of maintaining the physical campus and supporting farm operations. This is a great opportunity to work for a mission-driven farm school, focused on educating young people about the world they inhabit and their impact on it.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Building maintenance: carpentry, cleaning, landscaping, etc

Stacking wood, loading and managing wood-fired boilers

Snow removal

Maintaining a wide range of equipment 

Repairing fences, gates, irrigation, and other farm equipment

The successful candidate will likely demonstrate:

Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, heating, and electrical systems and willingness to learn more

Tractor and plowing experience

Knowledge of farming

Ability to work a flexible schedule in the winter months, including weekends

Interest in working with teenagers in a collaborative, educational environment

Strong communication skills, and a willingness to work as a team with individuals from all backgrounds 

Full-time position, with benefits. Background check required.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to maneuver on uneven ground, go up and down stairs, carry and lift up to 50 pounds, and be able to perform daily repetitive motions as they pertain to facility maintenance.


To apply, please submit a concise letter of interest, a resume, and three contacts for references to jack.kruse@mountainschool.org. Applications welcome in November and December. Work will begin as soon as January.

The Mountain School

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