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Posted: Thu, January 19, 2023

$16-$18/hr Phoenixville, PA job

Email: Information@foxfieldflowers.com

Hiring: Foxfield Flowers is hiring a full time Garden Assistant with Benefits

Gardening/Farming Assistant for Foxfield Flowers

Do you have a passion for sustainable and organic gardening practices?

Foxfield Flowers is looking to hire a full-time gardening assistant for our fresh-cut flower business located in Phoenixville, PA.

Foxfield Flowers is a commercial venture of The Camphill School Transition Program at Beaver Farm. Here, students with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain valuable work-readiness skills at our fresh-cut flower farm. Working at Foxfield Flowers means that you will be working alongside our students and vocational instructors as they plant seeds, care for our garden, harvest & process flowers, and arrange bouquets for sale. This is a 12-month position with much of the work being outdoors rain or shine.

Qualifications:

Able to lift 70lbs
Able to push a wheelbarrow
Able to work a full day in PA heat & sun, as well as in freezing winter conditions
Able to work as part of a team, as well as independently
Reliable transportation
Good communication skills
Able to keep a tidy and organized workspace
1 year experience in gardening or related field
PA State Police, PA Child Abuse History, Arrest/Conviction Report, Commonwealth of PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release, FBI Fingerprinting and TB clearance required upon job acceptance
Responsibilities:

Fertilizing with organic fertilizer (OMRI)
Stake and net flower beds
Flower harvesting
Ordering & picking up supplies
Planting & transplanting
Gardening tasks, such as watering, laying drip irrigation, hard raking, weeding, etc.
Operating garden machinery, such as a rototiller
Organic pest control
Mowing
Plus: General repair and maintenance skills

Benefits:

$16-18/hr dependent on experience
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Schedule: 40 hours/week Sunday-Thursday (hours may shift slightly throughout year due to weather)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Work Location: One location