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Job Description

Seasonal Field Crew Member

Reports to: Site Manager & Program Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt, Agriculture Exemption

Overview

This position is responsible for participating in every aspect of site management of the Juniper Gardens Training Farm. The field crew member will carry out a range of duties, including property maintenance, equipment usage, general handiwork, and basic maintenance and repair work on equipment and infrastructure. Additionally, this position will have duties in relationship to management of the on-site seed/ supply store.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Assist with property maintenance, including regular trash pick-up, vegetation management; as well as equipment and infrastructure maintenance and improvements
  • Work with the program manager to staff the seed/supply store
  • May occasionally assist farmers and program staff with various farming activities, including: drip irrigation, composting, and soil mix preparation
  • Promote good CKC and community relations with nearby residents and all visitors; and
  • All other duties as assigned by Site and Program Managers

Placement Criteria

Minimum of one year experience in site maintenance, or suitable combination of education and relevant experience preferred; employee should be knowledgeable regarding basic skills and display adaptability in learning the use of specifically needed tools and/or equipment. Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the production farming culture and basic gardening knowledge.

Physical Demands

  • Listening skills. Work well with others and to demonstrate effective listening.
  • Physical stamina. Be able to perform laborious tasks repeatedly.
  • Physical strength. Be strong enough to lift upwards of 50 lbs.
  • Mechanical skills. Be able to operate complex farm machinery.

Work Location
Juniper Gardens Training Farm
100 Richmond Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101

Time Commitment
20 hours per week, flexible start and end date, April-October

To Apply
Email the application form or submit a resume to semra@cultivatekc.org. For questions, call Sam Davis at 913-952-4400.

Application Form

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