Denver Botanic Gardens hiring Seasonal CSA Growers

Littleton, Colorado

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield hiring Seasonal CSA Growers (3 positions)

The Chatfield CSA serves 250 families on 5.5 acres of sustainably grown vegetables. Located within a 350-acre preserve along the banks of Deer Creek, the site includes historic ranch buildings, 2.5 miles of nature trails and numerous wildflower gardens.

To learn more about Denver Botanic Gardens go to www.botanicgardens.org.

Compensation: $11 per hour

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

This position is 35 to 40 hours a week.  It is from May to October.

Education/Experience:   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 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 desired.  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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