Job Openings

Current positions available with Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Open positions: Facility Steward (Succop Nature Park) and Seasonal Event Assistant (Succop Nature Park).

Facility Steward (Succop Nature Park)

Position Summary:

The Facility Steward is responsible for the overall appearance, safety, and maintenance of Succop Nature Park. The Facility Steward is expected to: take ownership of the nature park, the trail network and the facilities to ensure a best-in-class experience for our visitors; maintain ASWP facilities in a manner that ensures safety, cleanliness and long-term viability; ensure facility set-up and readiness for programs, events, and rentals; and provide routine maintenance of ASWP equipment and operating systems. The Facility Steward may be requested to work at any property or at off-premises projects, and will be cross-trained to assist other departments.

This is a full-time position in a positive working environment, generous benefits including Paid Time OFF (PTO), medical, dental, vision insurance, accident and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan participation options, Nature store discounts, work-related continuing education, and the reward of working for a mission-centric organization. ASWP is an equal-opportunity employer. ASWP does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, handicap, disability, or veteran status.

Primary Duties:

Land/Property Stewardship – 35%

- Weekly maintenance of grounds in-season to ensure an attractive venue for events

- Seasonal maintenance of the event spaces, landscape features, and overall appeal of the outdoor spaces

- Periodic maintenance of the trails and trail infrastructure, ponds, and other infrastructure

- Removal of snow/ice in-season

Facility Stewardship – 35%

- Provide janitorial services, maintaining the facilities in an orderly and cleanly manner. 

- Assist with routine facility and/or operating system maintenance, repairs, replacements and/or improvements

- Periodic maintenance of facility-related infrastructure

- Prepare facility/grounds for rentals, programs and/or events

Equipment and supplies – 20%

- Ensure facility supplies are stocked and organized

- Provide routine maintenance of ASWP equipment

- Provide seasonal maintenance to event-related equipment and supplies

Other Duties – 10%

- Train and coordinate volunteers to assist in Facility Steward activities

- Other duties as directed by supervisor

Requirements:

The Steward is required to provide his/her own personal transportation which may be used during the workday as directed. A valid PA Drivers License is required. Official business travel is reimbursed according to current ASWP protocol.

Background Check:

- Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all ASWP staff, interns and volunteers

- Substance abuse tests may be required

Physical Abilities:

- Routinely required to carry equipment in excess of 50 lbs.

- Routinely required to walk distances of several miles

Safety:

- All staff, interns, and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties

- Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor

Expectations: 

- Expected to report to work as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed

- Expected to work independently as assigned

- Expected to deliver work standards appropriate to his/her abilities

ASWP is an equal-opportunity employer. ASWP does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, handicap, disability, or veteran status.

How to Apply:

Submit resume, letter of introduction, and salary requirements (required; a range is acceptable) in confidence, via e-mail to hr@aswp.org.

Seasonal Event Assistant (Succop Nature Park)

Position Summary:

The Seasonal Event Assistant is responsible for providing immediate assistance to center staff in a variety of assigned tasks in preparation for, and during, wedding ceremonies and receptions at the Succop Nature Park.  This position is expected to prepare and maintain the facilities and grounds in a safe and clean manner before, during, and after events; and ensure guests are provided with the utmost attention throughout their experience.

The Seasonal Event Assistant works Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on either the morning or evening shift. Generally, this position can expect to work a minimum of 8 hours per day with a minimum of 16 hours per week. Additional days and hours may be needed.

Primary Duties:

Facility Duties:

Set-up tables and chairs as per event needs

Place signs, decorations, etc. as per event needs

Assist caterers with specific event set-up and clean-up

Assist caterers with guest services

Clean and disinfect restrooms

Clean event shelter, dispose of trash and recycling

Stock/replenish trash can liners, toiletries, etc. in all public areas

Ensure tables and chairs are clean and well-presented

Assist with parking/traffic during events

Grounds

Clean-up grounds to ensure area is event-ready

Clean-up patios, entrances, walkways and driveways

Other Duties

Other duties related to event preparation and/or assistance as directed by supervisor

Requirements:

The Seasonal Event Assistant is required to provide his/her own personal transportation to and
from the Succop Nature Park.

The appearance of our employees is an important aspect of these events, so Seasonal Event Assistants may be required to conform to a specified dress code.

Background Check:

Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (ASWP) staff, interns and volunteers

Physical Abilities:

Routinely required to carry equipment in excess of 50 lbs.

Routinely required to be on feet throughout the shift

May be required to safely operate a Gator all-terrain vehicle

Safety:

All staff, interns, and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties

Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor

Expectations:

Expected to report to work as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed

Expected to work independently as assigned

Expected to deliver work standards appropriate to his/her abilities and according to the expectations of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

ASWP is an equal-opportunity employer. ASWP does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, handicap, disability, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Submit resume and letter of introduction in confidence, via e-mail to kstein@aswp.org.