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Garden Maintenance Crew Member at Orchard Keepers - 14811

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

Full time, year round. $19-$24+ to start DOE. Health insurance. Based in Santa Cruz.
Orchard Keepers is hiring for our garden care team, for both crew and route leaders. Throughout the year, our garden maintenance team is involved in all aspects of landscape care. You will mainly be focusing on the ornamental garden and general aesthetic of the landscape, though upkeep of the home orchard and edible components will also be a part of the weekly routine. All of our practices are ecologically minded.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-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…

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 driver's 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: 

Email resume and cover letter to

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