Homestead Design Collective, a San Francisco Bay Area landscape design firm specializing in aesthetic edible and low water gardening, is looking for an Edible Maintenance Gardener. The full-time 40 hours per week. Pay is $21 p/h.
Working knowledge of growing organic vegetables and fruit in the Bay Area climate, succession planting, harvesting, soil prep, and organic pest control and fertilizers
Familiarity with in-ground and raised bed irrigation systems (drip and micro spray) and commonly used irrigation system timers
"Can-do" attitude and willingness to pitch in wherever needed; we are a small but highly efficient company where we all wear many hats
Friendly and respectful attitude; you will be interacting with clients with a range of needs and knowledge of organic gardening
Ability to work alone and as part of a crew
Basic writing and computer skills to write follow up emails to our clients and record detailed notes using Google Docs
The position requires the ability to work as an individual most of the time. You will be responsible for planting and caring for client gardens, as well as communicating to them what is happening at each visit.
2+ years organic farming and/or gardening experience, fine gardening experience a plus
Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will set up an interview.