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Garden Maintenance Crew at Orchard Keepers - 11874

Job Title: 
Garden Maintenance Crew
Orchard Keepers
116 McPherson St F
95062 Santa Cruz , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Garden Maintenance Crew Member - Full or Part Time
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 landscape upkeep. All of our practices are ecologically minded. 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…

Education & Experience: 

Qualifications:
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
Compensation:
$19/hr starting pay
Health Care- OK pays for 100% of Bronze plan with Kaiser (takes effect 30 days after hire) for full time staff.
401K after 1 year

Application Instructions: 

Please send a resume and an answer to the following question- What do you find most rewarding about working in gardens to info@orchardkeepers.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening