Land Bank offers housing for caretaking


The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank is seeking a caretaker for its Wapatequa Woods Reservation on the Oak Bluffs-Tisbury town line. The position includes housing.

“The caretaking position calls for 19 hours of work each week managing the Land Bank’s  Wapatequa Woods reservation plus several nearby conservation properties, under the supervision of the Land Bank foreman,” according to a press release.  “A rent-in-lieu-of-wages agreement has been prepared and prospective applicants are urged to read it in order to learn the extent of the position’s duties and responsibilities. The agreement calls for a term of two years.”

Documents are available for review on the Land Bank website (, or call 508-627-7141 for more information. It is recommended that applicants attend an on-premises site-visit scheduled for Wednesday, August 20, at 8 am; directions are found on the website. Applications must be received by 3 pm, Friday, August 29.