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Urban Farmer at Farmscape - 12995

Job Title: 
Urban Farmer
Farmscape
San Jose/South Bay , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Farmscape is seeking an Urban Farmer for the South Bay. The Urban Farmer will assist with managing large
corporate food gardens. Willing to train the right candidate.
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
● Learn 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

Application Instructions: 

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to sfjobs@farmscapegardens.com with the subject line “ Urban Farmer.”
NO CALLS PLEASE.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture