Mānoa Heritage Center

Full Job Description

Mānoa Heritage Center is a 3.5-acre “living classroom” dedicated to promoting an understanding of Hawaiʻi’s cultural and natural heritage. The campus comprises of Kūkaʻōʻō Heiau and its surrounding gardens of native and non-native plants, the historic Kūaliʻi home, LEED-certified Visitor Education Hale, Hogan House, and Caretaker’s Residence/Maintenance Facility. MHC’s educational programs seek to bring people closer to their own heritage and communities.

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance is a regular part-time position that performs a broad range of duties to maintain MHC’s grounds. The position is a part-time exempt position reporting to the Caretaker. Starting wage is $15/hour.

Primary Responsibilities

Grounds Maintenance is responsible for ensuring that MHC’s grounds are maintained. Responsibilities include:

  • Clearing debris from the perimeter of Kūaliʻi
  • Assisting the Caretaker with buildings and ground maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

Desirable skills, abilities, and qualifications

  • Possesses a positive attitude, good sense of humor, energetic, assertive, and reliable
  • Demonstrates integrity on a professional level
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and handle shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment

Physical Requirements

Frequently walks, stoops, bends, squats, climbs stairs, walks on uneven ground, and reaches at, below, or above shoulder level. Occasionally may lift items 16-50 pounds, push items 20 pounds, kneel, twist, or grasp/pull/carry/push equipment.

Work Environment

Typical equipment and tools include maintenance and landscape tools/equipment such as a blower and rake.

If interested, please send your resume to contact@manoaheritagecenter.org – attention Kevin.

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