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Part-time Garden and Property Maintenance at Fern Farm - 11230

Job Title: 
Part-time Garden and Property Maintenance
Fern Farm
Fern Flat
95001 Aptos , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

10 gorgeous acres in the Aptos hills, small half-acre garden, organic produce, flowers & fruit trees, numerous cottages, chickens & dogs, spiritual collective owns the property. This position will be responsible for maintaining the property. Weekly work includes 15 hours of tasks including: gardening, clearing brush, maintaining fences, tending animals (dogs/chickens). Projects may include cottage building, deck building, mushroom production, gardening, clearing trees, repairs, protecting property from wildlife.

Looking for someone to work 15 hours per week and to live onsite in our beautiful, recently renovated 24 ft Avion trailer. Full kitchen, electric, bath. In addition this position has access to the main building with a full bath, laundry, kitchen, etc.

Starts March 1st 2021
15 hours per week @ $20 an hour or flat rate at $1250 per month. Additionally accommodation and medical insurance provided.
Specific skills:
Carpentry skills
Chainsaw skills
Gardening skills (focused on regenerative process but are open to skills you bring)
Tree planting, tree trimming skills
Composting skills
Rifle skills
General:
Well organized
Tidy
Independent
Punctual
Computer literate, specifically Google docs/Excel spreadsheet
Farmhand skills
Direct communication with practice in conflict resolution.
Tasks include:
Digging holes
Managing compost
Manage garden with garden consultant
Manage water systems for full property
Managing trees: fruit and others on property
Keeping fencing in good order
Feed/water animals—dogs and chickens
Household upkeep—gutters, floodlights, clean yurt exteriors, clear pathways from buildup
Saunas and outdoor tubs clean and mold free
Carpentry projects
Go-for skills
Additional:
No drugs on property, including cannabis
Must have driver’s license & own vehicle
Please provide references
Background check & credit report will be conducted

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Tasks include:
Digging holes
Managing compost
Manage garden with garden consultant
Manage water systems for full property
Managing trees: fruit and others on property
Keeping fencing in good order
Feed/water animals—dogs and chickens
Household upkeep—gutters, floodlights, clean yurt exteriors, clear pathways from buildup
Saunas and outdoor tubs clean and mold free
Carpentry projects-Decks, cupboards, other small projects
Go-for skills including ordering supplies, hiring skilled workers for short term projects, etc

Education & Experience: 

Open to different specialties, please list your experience and training in your opening letter.

Application Instructions: 

Please send a short introduction letter, a full resume, and include a list of references to kirannmichel@gmail.com.
Subject: For Garden and Property Manager

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening