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Garden Maintenance Crew Member at Orchard Keepers - 10649

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Garden Maintenance Crew Member
Orchard Keepers
116 McPherson St Unit F
95060 Santa Cruz , CA
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Job Description: 

Orchard Keepers is hiring for our garden care team. Throughout the year, our garden maintenance teams are involved in all aspects of landscape care. This position will be focused on the ornamental garden and veggie garden upkeep. Your time will be split between the veggie team and the general garden team. Please send a resume and an answer to the following question- What do you find most rewarding about working in gardens?

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Tasks include:
Pruning of a wide range of plants at appropriate times.
Top dressing/fertility management: spreading bulky organic materials, fertilizers, and liquids
Irrigation: running diagnostics on irrigation systems to make sure systems are working properly, making repairs, and checks.
Weeding and general upkeep
Organic pest prevention and control (OMRI materials only)
Blowing, sweeping, raking, clean up…
Home Veggie production- planting, harvesting

Education & Experience: 

Works well with others and communicates clearly
Great customer service
Basic plant knowledge
Basic knowledge of home irrigation systems
Basic knowledge of organic soil care
Valid drivers license with a clean driving record
Excited about gardens and eager to learn more
Punctual and responsible
Highly organized and able to work independently

Application Instructions: 

Please send a resume to and an answer to the following question - What do you find most rewarding about working in gardens?

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