Caretaker and Innkeeper Position – Position has been FILLED.

Job Description and Responsibilities

St. Williams is a historic property on Raquette Lake. Originally the town’s Catholic Church, today, the property serves as non-profit community and retreat center. Open during the summer months, it is available for weekly rental and serves as a popular concert and event venue.

Seeking friendly, hardworking couple to be Caretaker & Innkeeper at St Williams on Long Point for the summer of 2022. Property is boat access only, so must be comfortable driving a boat. Job includes cleaning, maintenance, & inn-keeping responsibilities. Housing provided. This Caretaker/Innkeeper position supports the guests, events and the upkeep of this historic property.

Required Duties & Skills

  • Maintain the grounds, including but not limited to mowing/raking etc.
  • Keep daily water treatment records & turn in samples
  • Fire extinguisher inspections
  • Fertilize and water plants
  • Ensure propane tanks are full and ready for guest use
  • Clean and maintain church/boathouse/outdoor bathrooms as needed, especially for new arrivals and concerts
  • On change-over days: clean and inspect all rooms using cleaning protocol
  • Inspect laundry, (mattress pads, pillow case protectors and clean during each changeover
  • Wash down patio area and clean grill during each changeover
  • Walk the property to ensure all lights are turned off and doors are closed at the end of each day
  • Transport trash/recycle to transfer station as needed
  • Transport volunteers and concert performers to and From St Williams
  • General handyman skills
  • Coordinate details of schedule for groups and programs with coordinator.
  • Take reservation information for concert guests
  • Have water on hand for performers and volunteers
  • Collect money from the church donation box and turn over to treasurer along with all receipts for supplies

Additional Information

  • Dates of employment: May 25, 2022 – September 15, 2022
  • COVID Requirements: candidates must show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Candidates will be required to pass a background check.

Hiring Process

Please send a letter of interest and resume with references to one of these addresses:

  • St. Williams On Long Point, PO Box 71, Raquette Lake, N.Y. 13436
  • tgor717@aol.com

Interviews will be conducted for top candidates.