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Gardener at Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria - 10795

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Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
6400 Redwood Drive Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
94928 Rohnert Park , CA
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Job Description: 

The Gardener, as part of the Tribe’s Environmental Department, is under the direct supervision of the Tribal Land Manager and will perform a full range of activities related to the Tribe’s gardening program and future goals of expanding and diversifying farm production. The garden is essential in providing fresh and healthy organic produce for the Tribe’s Citizens. The incumbent must grow and harvest high quality produce according to organic and regenerative practices and act as a mentor for Tribal Citizens interested in working and learning organic farming techniques in the garden. The incumbent will participate in the care of an extensive plant collection, organic fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, and annual and perennial flowers, as well as associated record keeping.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Ability to lead, provide direction, train, promote cooperation and team building, and recognize and appreciate volunteers
-Ability to work collaboratively with staff, supervisors, volunteers, Tribal Citizens, contractors, and others
-Ability to work occasional weekends, early mornings, and evenings throughout the year
-Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a team
-Knowledge and experience in watering, integrated pest management, propagation, planting, plant cleaning, pruning, harvesting, managing weeds and invasive plants, bed preparation, composting, sowing and transplanting.
-Knowledge of maintenance requirements of garden and landscape equipment
-Must be knowledgeable and confident in soil building methods
-Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
-Must possess creative problem-solving abilities and techniques and willingness to be flexible
-Must be well organized and able to keep track of daily work details and hours
-Must have a positive attitude and strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to operate a computer and general office equipment
-Must possess strong computer skills including, Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and other system knowledge
-Must maintain a current and valid driver’s license and must be insurable

Education & Experience: 

Two years of experience in organic gardening and/or farming methods and practices
Landscaping or construction experience preferred
High school diploma or GED equivalent

Application Instructions: 

To Apply: Please submit a Tribal Employment Application with your resume and a cover letter detailing your education and experience related to the position advertised. Visit our website at to download a copy of the application, job announcement, and job description, or mail to:

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Attention: Human Resources
6400 Redwood Drive, Suite 300
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Job Categories: 
Volunteers/Volunteer Management