Land Steward

April 15-October 15

30-40 hours per week 


The Land Steward at Knoll Farm is a critically important, jack-of-all-trades position, working outside, taking care of our buildings and 140 acres of fields and forest. 

Responsibilities include:

  • general repairs and maintenance on buildings and yurts
  • cutting and splitting firewood, forestry projects
  • maintaining our hiking trails and improving access and signage
  • helping in the orchards and fields, spreading mulch, repairing fences, weed whacking and mowing

Ideal candidates will have significant experience with: operating tools such as chainsaws, brush hogs, and weed-whackers; repairing small engines, felling trees, splitting and stacking wood, using and sharpening hand tools like scythes and bow saws, trail building.

Our most successful Land Stewards are self-motivated, independent, and reliable with a strong work ethic and safety standards, possess excellent communication skills, a sense of humor and a deep appreciation of the landscape of northern New England. 

We seek candidates who have an approachable demeanor and a general openness to input from all levels of staff and the general public. Must be sensitive to issues of gender, racial, ethnic and cultural diversity and inclusion. 

Knoll Farm’s mission and core values of equity, fairness, inclusion and diversity are present in all that we do. Black, Indigenous and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter, clearly explaining their experience and intention, and carefully outlining experience with work objectives listed above.

If interested please fill out the application below. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume. Thank you.

If you have any trouble with this form, please email us instead. 

    Position applying for:

    How did you hear about this opportunity?

    Describe full period during which you are available to work, May-October, with as much detail as possible on any conflicts that might arise:

    Please list three places where you have worked in recent years:

    Describe your experience working in a residential community setting:

    Please describe what diversity, equity and inclusion mean to you:

    Please attach your cover letter and resume:

    If you have trouble with this form, please contact us at Please note that for residential positions, we can not easily accommodate pets, smoking, or dependents, so please consider this before applying. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on age, gender, race, marital status, or sexual orientation. Thank you.

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