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CSA Grower Assistant – 5 positions
Category: Clerical


Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Denver, CO

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2013

 

Job Title: CSA Grower Assistant – 5 positions

 

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

 

Compensation: $9.00 per hour

 

Position Type: Seasonal

 

Job Summary: Under general direction of the CSA Produce Grower, this position works in all aspects of small-scale sustainable food production. Job includes but is not limited to: propagation, mulching, weeding, watering, seeding, trellising, harvesting and other on-going tasks associated with vegetable production.

 

These positions are full-time for 20 weeks. 3 positions are from April 30th - September 14th. 2 positions are from June 18th – October 31st.

Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or minimum three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to read and understand instructions, simple diagrams and schematics. Must be able to read and understand toxin labels. Must possess valid Colorado Drivers License. Must have some working knowledge of machinery (mowers, trimmers roto-tillers, and small engines). Three months experience in similar production agriculture environment. Must be familiar with use of hand held tools.

 

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

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