Organic Farm Apprentice, Oxford (Emery) College

Job Description: THIS POSITION IS ON THE OXFORD COLLEGE CAMPUS, 36 MILES EAST OF ATLANTA.

This is a temporary seasonal position April through October 2018.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Oxford College Organic Farmer/Educator, this position is responsible for ground preparation, crop planting, care, weeding, etc. in support of Oxford’s organic farm.
Responsible for mowing, mulching, and general maintenance of grounds.
Handles the picking, packing, and marketing of crops. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A high school diploma, or a Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Prefer knowledge of organic farming practices, marketing of produce, and the local food movement.
Horticulture skills of propagation, weeding, scouting, and harvest are also preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong interest and passion for organic farming.
Some experience with organic farming is preferable.

Operating Unit/DivisionOxford College
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/TemporaryTemporary
Hourly Rate $12.50 – $14.90 per hour.
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