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Farm Educator at Agmenity - 11215

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Farm Educator
Houston , TX
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Job Description: 

Agmenity designs, installs and manages agricultural amenities for homeowners’ associations and developers. Our interactive and community focused “agmenities” foster resident relationships and neighborhood engagement.

We are looking for employees who consider farming and educating a career. We take our work very seriously, and we select applicants who want to be part of a team, work toward a common goal, are looking
to be physically active and outside, and want to be a part of a group of people making the sum of the parts better than the individual.

Come work here if you are ready to listen to others, to work hard, to contribute to a small team, to share your talent, and to make this place special, where you are happy to wake up, sore and tired, and look forward to continuing our work together.

As part of the skilled and dynamic team running a community based agricultural amenity, your responsibility will be to manage (as a part of a small team) the production and sales of produce, as well as community interactions with the farm. Farm Educators will spend much of their day out in the fields, but will also be required to complete duties in the office. This position will be involved in every aspect of the amenity at which they work, but will specifically oversee certain areas (to be determined by management and team).

This position requires significant public facing experiences through our tours, classes, chefs dinners and other events. Farm Educators will also be expected to interface with local education
and community groups.

Compensation: $36,000 - $46,000

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinating with other Farm Educators to ensure successful growth, harvest and sales of crops

• Planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, tending livestock, working with small equipment, etc

• Plan and teach agricultural and/or cooking classes

• Maintaining a disciplined and well-paced work environment

• Ensuring premium quality of all produce leaving the farm

• Ensuring premium experience of all visitors to the farm

• Maintaining sanitary, safe and organized work and storage areas

• Writing newsletter columns, social media posts and emails to update community members of the goings on at the farm as well as public speaking at events

Farm Educators are full-time positions and will work a flexible schedule depending on season and weather but will average around 45 hours a week. Most weeks Farm Educators will receive two consecutive days off. Weekend (Saturday- Sunday) work and “on-call” status will regularly be required.

Education & Experience: 

Minimum one year of prior farm experience with at least some management involved is strongly preferred. Educational experience with a range of age groups is also weighed heavily.

Applicants with education (formal and informal) in agriculture, education and other select areas will be given special consideration.

Application Instructions: 

To Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter and responses to the below three questions to:

1) What does sustainability mean to you? Why is it important?

2) Why do you want to be involved in food production?

3) Why does this position excite you?

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