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Posted: Thu, February 13, 2020

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Email: befveggarden@gmail.com

SEASONAL GARDENER PT/FT

Private Estate in Newtown Square, PA seeks a seasonal gardener to work in a large vegetable garden under the direction of the Vegetable Garden Manager. Ideal candidate will welcome physical outdoor work and should have some knowledge of plant and pest identification, gardening/farming techniques or a strong interest in learning about such things.

REQUIREMENTS

Former experience and education in farming, horticulture or related field preferred
Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently with little supervision
Strong work ethic and great attention to detail
Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time; must be able to kneel, stoop, bend, reach below and overhead
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis
Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather with fluctuations in temperature and conditions
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Including, but not limited to weeding, harvesting, planting, watering, mulching, fertilizing, washing produce, pest control
Ability to use a variety of hand and power operated tools
Assisting Vegetable Garden Manager and following direction to complete tasks efficiently
Complying with all safety procedures according to task requirements
Background check required
Dates for the position can be flexible but will generally begin in mid-May and end in mid-September.

Wage rate is commensurate with experience