Edibles Gardener– South San Francisco, CA - To $65k per year.


Curtis Edward Dennison Landscape, Inc.
1773 Mission Rd.
S San Francisco, CA 94080-1219
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
11/30/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $28 To $31
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
About us:

Curtis Edward Dennison, Landscape, Inc. specializes exclusively in building and maintaining fine residential gardens throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer our clientele a unique service based on quality, horticultural expertise, and customer service.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an Edibles Gardener to work independently and collaboratively to create and maintain fine edible gardens with year-round interest through gardening, propagation, and harvesting and excellent customer service.

Our ideal candidate is an experienced gardener who has been educated in the field of horticulture, possesses excellent attention to detail, a passion for vegetables and fruits, as well as strong interpersonal skills.

General Duties:

  • Growing and harvesting food crops
  • Maintaining garden aesthetics to company standards
  • Propagating vegetables from seed
  • Providing professional & courteous customer service to clientele and their agents
  • Planning, ordering, & purchasing seed/vegetable material for year-round interest
  • Assist and manage spreadsheets for crop and seed inventory (as needed)
  • Assist and manage spreadsheets for crop and seed inventory (as needed)
  • Identifying, communicating, and planning horticultural solutions in collaboration with management
  • Assist Maintenance and Nursery teams with ornamental gardening tasks or propagation tasks (as needed)

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Degree/Certificate in Landscape Horticulture or related field (preferred).
  • Experience: 5-10 years fine gardening/vegetation experience
  • A passion for plants and sustainability
  • A proactive approach to gardening
  • An eye for garden aesthetics
  • Proficiency in computer software programs, including Word, Excel, Gmail, and iOS devices
  • Valid California driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Languages: English-Spanish Bilingual (preferred)

Local candidates only

Competencies:

  • Positive attitude, Team leader
  • Attention to detail in the landscape environment, strong aesthetic sensibility
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Works well in a group, problem-solving situations; Uses reason.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift 40 lbs unassisted
    • Exposure to outdoor conditions
    Compensation:
    • Full-time position
    • Competitive salary – 58,000 – 65,000 DOE
    • 100% Employer paid medical and dental insurance package
    • Vacation and sick time program
    • 401k – 4% Company match, after 1 year
    Job Requirements
    Education: Degree/Certificate in Landscape Horticulture or related field (preferred).
    Experience: 5-10 years of fine gardening/vegetation experience
    A passion for plants and sustainability
    A proactive approach to gardening
    An eye for garden aesthetics
    Proficiency in computer software programs, including Word, Excel, Gmail, iOS devices
    Valid California driver's license with a clean driving record
    Languages: English-Spanish Bilingual (preferred)