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Posted: Wed, July 14, 2021

White Plains/NY job

Phone Number: 914-995-3306

Email: jobs@westchestergov.com

Job Opportunity at Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown, NY

Westchester County’s Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center is currently seeking a Farm Maintenance Mechanic to maintain the grounds and equipment that support the agro-ecological programs provided at the farm.

The qualified applicant must have thorough knowledge of farming equipment and the accident and safety precautions of the trade, as well as thorough knowledge of the procedures and practices of grounds maintenance.

Responsibilities include implementing an annual work plan to preserve and protect water quality, public green space, farmland and the environment on this 57-acre site, which includes farmland, animal pastures, display and ornamental gardens, wetlands and meadows, rock outcrops, and a seasonal stream and riparian buffer. Since programming at the farm also includes working demonstrations, duties also involve public interaction and requires frequent physical labor in varied weather conditions.

On-site housing across from the farm is also available pursuant to a license agreement and other conditions, which involve working on weekends, as needed.

In addition to competitive salary, the compensation package includes comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and retirement plan.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@westchestergov.com. Indicate Farm Maintenance Mechanic in the subject line of your e-mail.

Westchester County is an equal opportunity employer

About Westchester County…
Westchester County, located in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, covers 500 square miles and has a population of just under a million. Originally home to Native Americans, who were members of the Lenape tribe, it is today a rich mix of many cultures and landscapes. The County is a blend of bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque towns as well as open spaces and a network of beautiful parks. Westchester is made up of six cities, 19 towns and 20 villages. Westchester County is known for top-notch public schools and a high quality of life. The County is also an intellectual capital, boasting a highly educated workforce, competitive colleges and universities, Fortune 500 companies, world changing non-profits, and cutting-edge research centers.