We’re always accepting applications for Garden Maintenance Assistants, who help the team in maintaining a variety of residential and commercial fruit and vegetable gardens. On a day-to-day basis, there are any number of farming and gardening tasks you could be working on for each client including by not limited to: fertilizing and amending the soil; treating gardens and orchard for pests and diseases; planting each client’s seasonal favorites; adjusting irrigation; pruning fruit trees; making sure each farm and garden is both beautiful and productive.
This is the perfect opportunity for an individual interested in professional growth and stability while being part of the local and sustainable food movement! We’ve created a workplace culture that attracts some of the finest people you’ll ever meet. Our pursuit is to attract and keep the best by investing in a culture that fosters passion, excitement, and achievement.
Must have professional experience with gardening or farming fruits and vegetables using organic methods, including:
Cultivating soil with fertilizers and amendments
Identifying pests and diseases
Must be proficient and comfortable:
Using farm and garden tools such as shovel, pitchfork, wheelbarrow, sprayer, and other landscaping and gardening tools
Lifting up to 50lbs
Working outside doing physical farming activity for up to 8 hours per day
Regularly waking up early
Other must-have’s include:
Valid driver’s license
Reliable daily transportation
Excellent customer service skills
Positive attitude and a desire to expand knowledge
Keen observational abilities and attention to detail
Beneficial if you have experience with Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar
Both full-time and part-time positions exist, all Monday – Friday.
Pay is based on experience and competitive.
Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Health Insurance (full-time only)
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays (full-time only)
Annual Reviews and Pay Examinations
Annual Automatic Cost-of-Living Raises
Friendly Office Dog
Fun and Positive Culture
How to apply: please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org