The “Farm and Garden Installation Assistant” provides support to our installation team with day-to-day activities on the job site, ultimately creating beautiful and productive new farms and gardens. These activities could include but are not limited to: demolition of existing landscaping; digging trenches, holes, and leveling; installing irrigation systems; hauling materials such as soil or mulch; installing ground cover like DG or flagstone; planting vegetables, herbs, California natives, pollinators, and fruit trees; running errands; and supporting the team in any other capacity. This position is a very physical but very rewarding position as we install new farms and gardens that look spectacular.
Must have experience with or knowledge of landscape installations and basic job-site safety practices
Must be proficient and comfortable using landscaping and garden tools and equipment such as wheelbarrows, shovels, pitchforks, pruners, saws, etc.
Beneficial if you have experience with or knowledge of farming and gardening practices such as:
Organic soil and garden practices
Seeding and transplanting
Pest and disease treatments (organic products and methods)
Fertilizers and amendments (organic products and methods)
Fruit tree care
Beneficial if you have experience installing and maintaining irrigation systems
Beneficial if you have experience using equipment such as:
Must be self-motivated and will to do physically demanding work all day.
Comfortable working outside all day on a daily basis
Comfortable waking up early
Comfortable with physical labor
Can lift up to 50lbs
Valid driver’s license and must have a vehicle
How to Apply:
The Farm & Garden Installation Assistant will play a supportive role in all aspects of work performed by California Farm and Garden, from installations to regular maintenance. This position could be PART TIME or FULL TIME. Hourly pay is based on experience. We encourage all qualified applicants to email a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.