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Landscape team lead at Apricot Lane Farms - 5311

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Landscape team lead
Apricot Lane Farms
10700 Broadway Rd.
Moorpark, CA 93021
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Job Description: 

Apricot Lane Farms, a Biodynamic/Organic farm is looking for a responsible individual to manage and execute any and all needs of the Apricot Lane Farms Landscaping needs while striving to maintain the principles of Biodynamic and Organic Farming.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Upkeep of any and all landscape needs as directed by management.
-Collaborates with Habitat Restoration Lead in regards to overlap with Habitat and Landscape needs.
-Schedule/Monitor irrigation of plant/trees to ensure sufficient watering.
-Oversight and performance of daily task, including but not limited to, dead-head plants, pruning, and mulching, planting, mowing, weed whacking, blowing, trimming, trenching, digging, trash clearing and hand weeding.
-Train the field crew for proper planting, pruning, irrigation installation and maintenance procedures.
-Oversee and perform upkeep needs of various areas around the farm, including but not limited to, gates and call boxes at main entrances, as well in and around farm buildings.
-Prepare schedule for planting, replanting, pruning, treating diseased plants and trees,, gopher trapping as needed, seeding and seed collection, transplants, etc.
-Work closely with the Livestock Team to identify and make a plan regarding plants that may be poisonous to the animals.

Education & Experience: 

-Minimum 3 years experience with organic landscape methods such as hand weeding, etc.
-Knowledge of California Native and a wide range of plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees
-Be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
-Supervisory Experience
-Be able/willing to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions
-Irrigation Experience
-Capable of working under pressure and independently as necessary as well as handling a diverse range of responsibilities
-Ability to work as a team member maintaining positive work relations of staff & volunteers.
-Ability to operate all tools, vehicles, and equipment required for use by garden staff
-Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
-For safety purposes, the ability to swim is required

Application Instructions: 

To apply please email your resume and tell us your story! No phone calls or walk ins please.

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