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Urban Farming Assistant at Farmscape - 13534

Job Title: 
Urban Farming Assistant
Farmscape
3001 N. Coolidge Ave.
90404 Los Angeles , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Farmscape seeks seasonal, part-time Urban Farm Assistants in Los Angeles to help with fall/winter garden prep work.

About Farmscape
Farmscape is the largest urban farming venture in the country, with headquarters in Los Angeles and Oakland. We design, install, and maintain urban farms and sustainable landscapes for residences, restaurants, agrihoods and commercial sites.

Position Details
Term: Late August - October
Availability: 2-3 days per week; days can be flexible, but consistent days from week to week are preferred (e.g., every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Tuesdays and Fridays; etc.)
Hours: 8am up to 4pm (depending on daily schedule, shifts typically end between 1-4pm)
Compensation: $16/hr
Employment Type: Part-time, Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Assist with delivering soil to garden locations using Farmscape vehicles
Till and fork raised garden beds
Keep detailed log of garden visits using provided templates
Clean and maintain Farmscape tools
Follow company best practices and safety protocols
Communicate garden issues or challenges with managers
Represent Farmscape products and services in a professional manner

Education & Experience: 

Valid driver's license and a working vehicle required
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
Must have experience in outdoor or manual labor work
Ability to lift 50lbs
Ability to learn and adapt to Farmscape best practices
Related experience with farming, landscaping, gardening, horticulture is a plus

Application Instructions: 

• Please email a resume and introduction to employment@farmscapegardens.com. Include the subject line "Urban Farm Assistant"
• Please note that due to the volume of responses, we may not be able to follow up individually with each candidate.
• NO CALLS PLEASE

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening