Organic Landscape Gardener
Landscape Installation Assistant
Part-time work available with a small, strictly organic niche landscaping company. We operate primarily between Neskowin and Pacific City in private ornamental gardens. This position entails responsibility for quality garden care and maintenance, working in a team of 2-3 landscape professionals. Work is primarily hand weeding, pruning, raking and spreading mulch in the spring and fall. There is very minimal lawn care and some small tree work. This is strenuous labor in all weather conditions. Candidate needs to have strong interest and ideally some experience in: horticulture, organic landscape methodology, and/or fine gardening and be willing to learn our methods. We are busiest March through June and September through November and are hiring immediately for the season! Compensation ranges from $12 to $16 per hour depending on experience and performance.
- Ability to communicate clearly
- Willingness to take direction
- Ability to arrive on time, professional and ready to work
- Stamina to enjoy physical labor for 6-8 hours a day in all conditions
- Willingness to work in all weather
- Available weekdays
- Verifiable strong gardening skills and experience
- Understanding which plants thrive in our microclimate
- Specialty pruning skills
- Irrigation skills
- Good attitude and fun to work with
Part-time work helping to install organic gardens. Some tasks include laying flagstone and building rock walls, weedwacking, planting, spreading mulch or gravel, brushclearing, tree trimming/removals. A great opportunity to work for a licensed landscape contractor and learn the process of organic landscape installation.
$12 to $16 per hour depending on experience and performance. Hours will vary with the seasons. Very little work in December/January. High-season is Feb-November.
- Previous job experience involving manual labor such as building, landscaping, forestry, or farming
- Ability to communicate clearly and take direction in either English or Spanish
- Ability to perform physically strenuous tasks in all weather with a cheerful attitude
- Available at least 3 weekdays a week
- Chainsaw operator experience desirable, but not required
- Efficient Laborer
- Equipment operating
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