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Edible Maintenance Gardener at Homestead Design Collective - 1276

Job Title: 
Edible Maintenance Gardener
Homestead Design Collective
SF Bay Area, CA
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Homestead Design Collective, a San Francisco Bay Area landscape design firm specializing in aesthetic, edible and low water gardening, is looking for an Edible Maintenance Gardener. The position is part-time, three to four days a week, with the possibility of full-time for the right fit. Pay is $20 per hour.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

SKILLS:
·       Working knowledge of growing organic vegetables and fruit in the Bay Area climate, succession planting, harvesting, soil prep, and organic pest control and fertilizers 
·         Familiarity with in-ground and raised bed irrigation systems (drip and micro spray) and commonly used irrigation system timers
·         "Can-do" attitude and willingness to pitch in wherever needed
·         Friendly and respectful attitude; you will be interacting with clients with a range of needs and knowledge of organic gardening
·         Ability to work alone and as part of a crew
·         Basic writing and computer skills to write follow up emails to our clients and record detailed notes

Education & Experience: 

REQUIREMENTS: 
·         2+ years organic farming and/or gardening experience, fine gardening experience a plus
·         Must have a valid CA driver’s license and regular access to a working vehicle (we are based in the East Bay, but have clients throughout the Bay Area)
·         Working cell phone (smart phone/iPhone a definite plus)
·         Ability to lift 45 lbs.

Application Instructions: 

Submit your name, contact info and work history, as it relates to the desired skills and requirements above, to hello@hdcgardens.com - please be ready to provide references.

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening