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Established in 1971 and encompassing 725 acres of unique property, the Bubolz Nature Preserve is dedicated to developing a sound environmental ethic in persons of all ages through education, recreation and conservation, while promoting a strong sense of overall wellness and appreciation of nature.

Position: Event Coordinator
Location: Appleton, WI
Position Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Our new nature center and event center opened in 2018 and is host to weddings, corporate meeting, private events, school field trips, fundraising events and more. We are looking for a reliable, motivated person to join our Events Team!

Under the direction of the Event Manager, the Event Assistant is responsible for assisting in planned events and executing various aspects of rentals and other events at Bubolz Nature Preserve – the Fox Cities Environmental Learning Campus while upholding client satisfaction. The Event Assistant will also be responsible for all aspects of bar service, compliance, staffing and inventory associated with events taking place at Bubolz Nature Preserve.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Event Planning and understanding the policies to detail small events
  • Ensuring prompt and efficient communication with customers while ensuring the highest level of customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Availability to work an irregular schedule as required to ensure proper coordination of events and bars
  • Hiring, supervising, scheduling and making sure all bartenders certifications and training is current
  • Ensuring liquor operations remain within full compliance of the law at all times
  • Serving as supervisor to bartenders at each event liquor is served within the facilities of or on the grounds of the Bubolz Nature Preserve
  • Understanding Banquet Event Orders (BEO) and event management software
  • Coordinating and/or assist with set-up for events when needed and preparing bar set up pre-event and breakdown post-event; including preparation of cash drawers and responsibly counting, recording and locking up till
  • Keeping stock of all supplies for bar service and filling liquor inventory orders through designated liquor distributors
  • Working with the Event Manager to fulfill specific requests prior to any particular scheduled event
  • Performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of at least 2 years’ experience in customer service and related field
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Upbeat, energetic and positive attitude
  • Highly motivated, personable, articulate and diplomatic
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with both external and internal customers
  • Strong ability to work independently, yet enthusiastic to be part of a team
  • A passion for the outdoors and ultimately the preserve’s mission
  • Ability to effectively communicate the preserve’s mission and purpose
  • Flexibility in scheduling to accommodate regular evening and weekend hours

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to eventassistant@bubolzpreserve.org or mail to 4815 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI 54913. No phone calls or in-person visits please.

Complete job description HERE.

 

Position: Property Manager
Location: Appleton, WI
Position Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Fox Cities Environmental Learning Campus at Bubolz Nature Preserve is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the role of Property Manager. This position will be responsible for all aspects of property, building and equipment maintenance at the preserve.

Key Responsibilities

  • maintain the trails, buildings, equipment and all other items related to the Preserve’s physicalfacility
  • manage the natural areas of the Preserve in coordination with the Executive Director through conservation and restoration practices
  • perform seasonal duties such as: snow removal, trail grooming, collecting/cooking sap, mowing, planting, fire tending and cleaning of facilities
  • coordinate and work with staff on volunteer opportunities that exist for corporations, service organizations, youth groups, and preserve volunteers
  • work some evenings and weekends throughout the calendar year

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience/education in land management or facility maintenance
  • mechanical aptitude in the performance and maintenance of equipment
  • the ability to operate tools and equipment related to the maintenance of the facility and grounds
  • possess a valid WI Driver’s License with a good driving record
  • ability to lift and carry 50 pounds at least 100’ and work on ladders up to 15’
  • ability to climb, balance, bend, reach and rotate trunk while maintaining a constant work pace
  • the ability to effectively communicate the preserve’s mission and purpose and interpret the natural features of the preserve

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to rtuma@bubolzpreserve.org or mail to 4815 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI 54913. No phone calls or in-person visits please.

Complete job description HERE.

Position: Event Set-Up / Cleaning
Location: Appleton, WI
Position Type: Part Time – average of 10 hrs. /week
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Key Responsibilities

  • room set up for weddings, programs, special events
  • set-up/tear-down of equipment and cleaning associated with preserve programs/events
  • ensuring both levels of the Environmental Center are thoroughly cleaned
  • emptying trash and recyclables to dumpsters
  • ensuring janitorial closets are clean, organized and fully stocked
  • assessing and cleaning outer facilities including: Environmental Center decks and patios, restrooms, Amphitheater, Sugar Shack, Schoolhouse and Log Cabin

How To Apply
Send resume to Events@BubolzPreserve.org or mail to 4815 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI 54913. No phone calls or in-person visits please.

Complete job description HERE.