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Urban Farmer at Farmscape - 12922

Job Title: 
Urban Farmer
1620 S 7th St
95115 San Jose , CA
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Job Description: 

Farmscape is seeking an Urban Farmer for San Francisco & the Peninsula. The Urban Farmer will be responsible for managing large corporate food gardens.
Location: San Francisco, San Mateo, South SF
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm
Status: Full time, non-exempt
Compensation: $20-$23 /hr
Benefits: Benefits for full-time employees include: Health insurance, 401(k) plan with employer matching, FSA & Dependent Care plan, Paid vacation, Monthly Smartphone reimbursement and Mileage reimbursement.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Make weekly maintenance visits to corporate that the farmer independently manages
Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots to leaving a harvest for clients
Keep detailed records during weekly visits
Maintain relationships with clients, both in-person and via phone/email
Adhere to Farmscape best practices in managing farms
Communicate promptly with supervisor regarding supply needs and unexpected garden issues
Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required
Represent Farmscape in a friendly and professional manner

Education & Experience: 

1+ year experience with annual vegetable cultivation required
Valid driver's license and a working vehicle required
Ability to lift 50lbs
Ability to perform manual work, lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time
Ability to perform physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions
Related experience in landscaping, fruit tree care, gardening, horticulture is a plus
Ability to use various apps and technology
Farm management experience or farmhand work is a plus
Ability to learn and adapt to Farmscape best practices
Friendly and clear communicator
Organizational skills and attention to detail are critical

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