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POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Nashville Foodscapes is a design/build landscaping company that specializes in edible and ecologically focused landscapes. We follow permaculture principles in our designs and common sense in our installations. We work with clients to create landscapes that are beautiful and tasty, as well as regenerative for the greater community, human and more than human. Please see examples of our work at www.nashvillefoodscapes.com.

Installation Crew Member

Job Type: Part-time

Number of Employees Supervised: 0

Salary Range: $15/hr

Reports to: Project Managers

Purpose and Description This position is responsible for helping with most aspects of foodscape installation, under the direction & supervision of a Project Manager. This position may offer the possibility to set roots into a growing company on a full-time basis.

Responsibilities/Activities Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

1. Perform tasks such as:

  • Digging, Planting, & Edging
  • Weeding & Mulching
  • Moving materials in wheelbarrows
  • Assisting in carpentry projects
  • Assisting in masonry projects
  • Potentially running small machines (sod cutter, tiller, saw) 

2. Maintain a high level of good housekeeping & care of company assets in the field, vehicles, lot, office, & client work-sites.

3. Maintain regular & reliable attendance at a level acceptable to the company. 

Minimum Qualifications & Educational Requirements

(Desired but not required. Candidates with a passion to learn are encouraged to apply): 

  • Experience in a landscaping, gardening, or farming role
  • Familiarity with edible, medicinal, & useful plants
  • Must be able to safely operate maintenance equipment including various hand tools, leaf blowers, and hedge trimmers
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in all weather, including extreme heat & humidity
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current driver’s license
  • Must have your own transportation
  • Must be available for work Monday through Thursday

TO APPLY

Send the following to howdy@nashvillefoodscapes.com:

  • 1-page cover letter
  • an updated resume
  • 3 references (Name, Nature of Relationship, Phone number, Email)