Seasonal Garden Maintenance Team Member for the Seattle Urban Farm Company
The Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) specializes in designing, installing and maintaining edible landscapes, vegetable gardens, and commercial food production systems in Seattle and its surrounding neighborhoods.
At SUFCo, we manage between 70 and 80 gardens each season and grow many of our own annual vegetable transplants for these projects. Our maintenance program operates out of our main office location in Ballard.
SUFCo is looking to fill one (1) Seasonal Garden Maintenance Management position. This is a full-time, seasonal position (about 5 weeks). Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Work alongside experienced SUFCo staff to clean up and prepare commercial, multi-family, and residential gardens for fall.
Harvesting and clearing summer vegetable crops
Pruning perennial herbs and berries
Hauling compost, soil and pathway materials
Testing soil pH
Rollin’ around town in a big ‘ol truck with the awesome SUFCo crew!
-Be able to perform manual labor and lift 50 lbs on a routine basis throughout a work day
-Have a driver’s license and clean driving record
-Be comfortable and safe using a variety of power tools
-Be comfortable working outside in the elements
-Be reliable, on-time and able to work efficiently in a self-directed work environment
-A passion for organic food production
-In-depth knowledge of organic vegetable gardening
-In-depth knowledge of perennial fruit crops
-Working knowledge of irrigation systems
-Comfortable communicating with clients in a professional manner on a regular basis
If interested, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com