Careers in the Plant Sciences

Landscape Crew Worker

Biodynamic & Organic Farm - Moorpark, CA, United States

Position Title: Landscape Crew Worker
Position Type: Permanent Position
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Application Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Institution: Biodynamic & Organic Farm
Department/Division: Landscape
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Moorpark, CA, United States
General Information: We are looking for a responsible individual to work on Apricot Lane Farms' Landscaping needs while striving to maintain the principles of Biodynamic and Organic Farming.
Qualifications/Requirements: Requirements:
-Knowledge of California Native and a wide range of plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees - Preferred
-Be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
-Be able/willing to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions
-Irrigation Experience preferred
-Capable of working under pressure and independently as necessary as well as handling a diverse range of responsibilities
-Ability to work as a team member maintaining positive work relations of staff & volunteers.
-Ability to operate all tools, vehicles, and equipment required for use by garden staff
-Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
-Ability to communicate clearly with team, co-workers, management, and vendors
-For safety purposes, the ability to swim is a must
-Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
-Must pass a background check.
Note: This is a physically strenuous job.
Responsibilities: Principal Accountabilities including but not limited to:
-Upkeep of any and all landscape needs as directed by management.
-Works Habitat team (under direction of management) for Habitat and Landscape needs.
-Monitor irrigation of plant/trees to ensure sufficient watering.
-Performance of daily task, including but not limited to, dead-head plants, pruning, and mulching, planting, mowing, weed whacking, blowing, trimming, trenching, digging, trash clearing and hand weeding.
-Perform upkeep needs of various areas around the farm, including but not limited to, gates and call boxes at main entrances, as well in and around farm buildings.
-Planting, replanting, pruning, treating diseased plants and trees, gopher trapping as needed, seeding and seed collection, transplants, etc.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Please attach resume & cover letter.
Web Link: http://
Compensation Range:
Contact Name: Lavendar Halsey, jobs@apricotlanefarms.com