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Seasonal Landscaper (FT, April-October)

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

A Meaningful Purpose, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2020 to address the needs of food insecurity, soil regeneration, and community inclusiveness in Atlantic County, NJ.  This mission is carried out at the historic Reed's Farm, continuing a legacy of local food production in the region.  The farm operates year-round utilizing organic and regenerative practices, hosts a sanctuary for farm animals, and provides educational and vocational programming to local schools and organizations with a focus on individuals with cognitive disabilities.  We aim to provide a community hub that inspires all who gather here to engage with nature and celebrate its healing capabilities.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION - FULL TIME

  • Follows written and verbal instructions from the Farm Manager.

  • Mature, self motivated, able to work independently 

  • Task oriented, attention to detail 

  • Maintains gardens and lawns, including mowing, trimming, pruning, raking, and weeding.

  • Waters plants and flower gardens

  • Plants flowers, trees, grass, hedges, and bushes.

  • Maintains stone pathways, patios, and fences.

  • Proficiency with operation of and safe handling of equipment and tools

  • Logs equipment in/out sheet, always returns equipment to same location cleaned

  • Adheres to all safety precautions.

Experience 

  • At least one year of landscaping experience is required, knowledge of zero-turn mower/ string trimmer

  • Must have a driver’s license and a clean driving record.

  • Must be over 18 years old.

  • Farm experience and interest in organic regenerative agriculture preferred, but not required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to marielle@reedsorganicfarm.org

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