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Orchard Maintenance Crew at Orchard Keepers - 12808

Job Title: 
Orchard Maintenance Crew
Orchard Keepers
95062 Santa Cruz , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Full or part time. $19/hour to start

Orchard Keepers is looking to fill positions on our orchard maintenance crew. Throughout the year, the crew member will be involved in all aspects of orchard maintenance at our sites throughout Santa Cruz Co, the South Bay and Peninsula. Check out orchardkeepers.com for more info about us.

Compensation:
$19/hr to start, $20 after 60 day review
Health Care: OK pays for 100% of Bronze plan with Kaiser (takes effect 30 days after hire) for full time employees
401K after 1 year

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Tasks include:
Orchard Care- thinning fruit, harvesting of fruit, understory care
Orchard check-ups- observation throughout the growing season to curb any potential issues
Weeding and general upkeep of the orchard
Pruning- dormant and in-season pruning of deciduous fruit trees (TBD- depends on experience)
Organic pest prevention and control (OMRI materials only)

Education & Experience: 

Qualifications:
Works well with others and communicates clearly
Great customer service
Basic knowledge of organic soil care
Minimum 1 year experience in horticulturally-related field
Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
Excited about fruit trees and eager to learn more
Punctual and responsible
Highly organized and able to work independently

Application Instructions: 

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

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening