Edibles Gardener– South San Francisco, CA


S San Francisco, CA 94080-1219
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $27.00 To $31.00
Per Hour
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 upon 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 with 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, 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 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

 

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