Employment Opportunities

WE ARE HIRING!

SEASONAL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS   

  • Reports to: Building and Grounds Coordinator
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Nature of Work:
    • The North Lakeland Discovery Center (NLDC) operates within a team-minded framework and as a mission-based organization, focused on delivering high-quality mission and service opportunities.  The seasonal building and grounds staff is responsible to assist the Buildings and Grounds Coordinator with the following tasks:
  • Specific Responsibilities:
    • Assists with cleaning, maintenance and routine repairs to all Center buildings, trails, equipment and grounds.
    • Garden upkeep including weeding and watering.
    • Provides support to program/event staff and volunteers through provision of facility set up, and equipment preparation and distribution.
    • Assists with trail maintenance, including signage and trail structures’ cleaning.
    • Assists with maintenance of vehicles, boat, trailers, tractors, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Provides support before, during, and after Discovery Center events. Including set up and cleanup
    • Provides support before and after facility rentals. Including set up and cleanup
  • General Expectations
    • Strong work ethic and good communication skills.
    • Ability to perform cleaning and lawn work.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends.
    • Ability to supervise and assist volunteers.
    • Flexible and team-oriented individual.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Qualifications: 
    • The position requires experience or familiarity in general maintenance, Light construction, and lawn work.
  • Status:
    • Position is seasonal during June-Sept 2022
    • Compensation $13/hour
    • 20 hours per week
  • To Apply:
    • Send a completed North Lakeland Discovery Center Job Application to: P.O. Box 237, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 (Attn: Buildings and Grounds) or attach and email completed Job Application to contact@discoverycenter.net.

SEASONAL CUSTODIAL AND GROUNDS SUPPORT

  • Reports to: Building and Grounds Coordinator
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Nature of Work:
    • The North Lakeland Discovery Center (NLDC) operates within a team-minded framework and as a mission-based organization, focused on delivering high-quality mission and service opportunities.  The seasonal cleaning and grounds staff is responsible to assist the Buildings and Grounds Coordinator with the following tasks:
  • Specific Responsibilities:
    • Performs cleaning of offices, lodge, cabins, and bathrooms.
    • Assists with maintenance of all buildings, bathrooms, trails, and grounds.
    • Regular upkeep of gardens, including watering and weeding.
    • Provides support to program staff with facility set up, clean up, and equipment preparation and distribution.
    • Provides support before, during, and after Discovery Center events. Including set up and cleanup
    • Provides support before and after facility rentals. Including set up and cleanup
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • General Expectations: 
    • Strong work ethic and good communication skills.
    • Ability to perform cleaning and lawn work.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends.
    • Ability to supervise and assist volunteers.
    • Flexible and team-oriented individual.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Qualifications: 
    • The position requires experience or familiarity in general cleaning and lawn work.
  • Status:
    • Position is seasonal during June-Sept 2022, options for extending
    • Compensation $13/hour
    • 20 hours per week
  • To Apply:
    • Send a completed North Lakeland Discovery Center Job Application to: P.O. Box 237, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 (Attn: Custodial and Grounds) or attach and email completed Job Application to contact@discoverycenter.net.

Volunteers (unpaid)

We are always looking for fun and hard-working folks to become volunteers. To learn more about our volunteer program please click here.


Our Location

14006 Discovery Lane in Manitowish Waters, about one mile north of the intersection of Highway 51 and County W, across from Rest Lake Park.

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