Garden Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, December 23, 2016, 11:30pm



Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA
United States

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4 year or associate degree or certification in horticulture, agriculture, urban farming, permaculture or related field

Experience growing and maintaining edible gardens with passion for the environment

Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of organic, sustainable/regenerative, Bio-intensive and permaculture practices

Ability to work collaboratively with chefs, managers, directors, administrators and teachers

Working knowledge of irrigation systems especially drip irrigation and ability to perform minor repairs or interest in training for this skill

Ability to perform physical work in varying conditions and move heavy items from time to time

Working knowledge of basic office software such as Word and Excel

Must be able to utilize email and access the internet for weekly updates

Current CA drivers license and auto insurance

Vehicle in good operating condition (vehicle capable of transporting small loads of plants and materials preferred)

1099 independent contractor

Ability to attend outside professional development courses to build skill base

Self-directed, energetic and enthusiastic team player

Strong communication, organization and time management skills

Submit and pass TB Test and background check (Reimbursable)

Pass CA Food Handler Certification (Reimbursable)


Desired Experience:

UCCE Master Gardener Certification

Leading volunteers in any work setting

Food and Nutrition experience

Strong interest in learning new skills and sharing those skills in a leadership capacity

Ability to create chalkboard and painted signage



Garden Teacher will be contracted monthly and will invoice PVSG at the end of each month at agreed upon contract rate plus reimbursable expenses

Applicants will complete a W-9 Tax Form and receive an IRS 1099 as independent contractor annually

Garden materials to be purchased by contractor and submitted in a monthly invoice to PVSG

This position is paid hourly $15/hour and up

Position Start Date:

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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How to Apply:

Please Send your resume as an attached file to and cc

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