Urban Farmer

Website Farmscape

Job Responsibilities:

Farm & Garden Management

Manage 10-20 residential farms; design planting layouts, oversee planting calendar, cultivate wide variety of annual vegetables, troubleshoot pest and disease issues, fertilize and amend soil, harvest produce, repair irrigation systems
Maintain fruit trees and edible perennials, including fertilizing, harvesting, pruning, and pest/disease management
Proactively prevent  garden issues
Manage consistent weekly schedule
Manage inventory for gardens
Document detailed service log of weekly visits in apps
Collaborate with Farmscape staff to resolve complex garden issues

Customer Service & Communication

Maintain good customer relationships, both in-person and via phone/email with 10-20 clients
Engage in weekly phone and/or in-person check ins with LA Residential Farm Manager
Follow communication procedures, guidelines and expectations
Provide weekly garden updates to clients
Respond to customer concerns in a timely manner and communicate problems upward
Represent Farmscape services in a professional manner

Other

Must be comfortable and willing to drive between multiple locations in greater LA region every work day
Attend staff, service and training meetings as required
Keep records of client/garden information in CRM system
Track time and garden notes in TSheets app
Collect and enter garden data as requested by manager into spreadsheets

Qualifications:

1+ year experience with  annual vegetable cultivation required
Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle required
Ability to lift 50lbs
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
Related experience in landscaping, fruit tree care,  gardening, horticulture is a plus
Ability to use various apps and technology
Farm management experience or farmhand work is a plus
Ability to learn and adapt to Farmscape best practices
Friendly and clear communicator
Organizational skills and attention to detail are critical

Compensation:

$18-$20/hr. Benefits for full-time staff include paid vacation, mileage reimbursement,  FSA & Dependent Care plan,  health care and 401K.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@farmscapegardens.com