Pacific City, Oregon
Organic Landscape Gardener (Oregon Coast)
Part-time work available with a small, strictly organic niche landscaping company. We operate primarily between Neskowin and Pacific City in private ornamental gardens. This position entails responsibility for quality garden care and maintenance, working in a team of 2-3 landscape professionals. Work is primarily hand weeding, pruning, raking and spreading mulch in the spring and fall. There is very minimal lawn care and some small tree work. This is strenuous labor in all weather conditions. Candidate needs to have strong interest and ideally some experience in: horticulture, organic landscape methodology, and/or fine gardening and be willing to learn our methods. We are busiest March through June and September through November and are hiring immediately for spring. Compensation ranges from $12 to $16 per hour depending on experience and performance.
– Ability to communicate clearly
– Willingness to take direction
– Ability to arrive on time, professional and ready to work
– Stamina to enjoy physical labor for 6-8 hours a day in all conditions
– Willingness to work in all weather
– Available weekdays
– Verifiable strong gardening skills and experience
– Understanding which plants thrive in our microclimate
– Specialty pruning skills
– Irrigation skills
– good attitude and fun to work with
Please email a resume which should include: relevant experience; work history including dates of employment, references with contact information, and wages earned per hour; any other materials you like. We will respond to all serious applicants. We are looking for someone who works well with a team, works fast, doesn’t save the hard work for others and has a good attitude. We can offer a positive work environment on the beautiful Oregon coast, a flexible schedule, clear expectations and the resources to do your job well. We work hard, take pride in our work and have fun. People of any gender, race, sexual orientation or religion encouraged to apply.