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Apricot Lane Farms-Landscape team lead -Thu, 05/23/2019 - 2:11pm

Landscape team lead

Company

Apricot Lane Farms
10700 Broadway Rd. Moorpark
Moorpark , CA 93021
US

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Job Description 

We are looking for a responsible individual to manage and execute any and all needs of the Apricot Lane Farms Landscaping needs while striving to maintain the principles of Biodynamic and Organic Farming.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Principal Accountabilities including but not limited to:

• Upkeep of any and all landscape needs as directed by management.
• Collaborates with Habitat Restoration Lead in regards to overlap with Habitat and Landscape needs.
• Schedule/Monitor irrigation of plant/trees to ensure sufficient watering.
• Oversight and performance of daily task, including but not limited to, dead-head plants, pruning, and mulching, planting, mowing, weed whacking, blowing, trimming, trenching, digging, trash clearing and hand weeding.
• Train the field crew for proper planting, pruning, irrigation installation and maintenance procedures.
• Oversee and perform upkeep needs of various areas around the farm, including but not limited to, gates and call boxes at main entrances, as well in and around farm buildings.
• Prepare schedule for planting, replanting, pruning, treating diseased plants and trees,, gopher trapping as needed, seeding and seed collection, transplants, etc.

Requirements:

• Work closely with the Livestock Team to identify and make a plan regarding plants that may be poisonous to the animals.
• Minimum 3 years experience with organic landscape methods such as hand weeding, etc.
• Knowledge of California Native and a wide range of plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees
• Be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
• Supervisory Experience
• Be able/willing to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions
• Irrigation Experience
• Capable of working under pressure and independently as necessary as well as handling a diverse range of responsibilities
• Ability to work as a team member maintaining positive work relations of staff & volunteers.

Application Instructions 

Must send your cover letter with your resume. Please tell us your STORY!!!

Full Name 
Amanda Tope