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RIGHT NOW WE'RE LOOKING FOR A FRIENDLY, STRONG, MOTIVATED PERSON TO JOIN OUR NURSERY TEAM, WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PHYSICAL WORK OF KEEPING THE STORE CLEAN, BEAUTIFUL AND WELL-STOCKED. NURSERY ASSOCIATES SPEND THEIR DAYS OUTDOORS IN OUR GARDEN STORE DOING HEAVY WORK.

You’ll be expected to lift, carry, and move heavy items on a daily basis, sometimes all day long, so you’ll need to be strong and fit. You must be able to lift 75 pounds regularly. You’ll move lots of large plants and pottery, load sold merchandise into vehicles, clean the nursery and take care of plants.

If you have experience working on landscapes or farms, in a warehouse or working construction, we encourage you to apply. Customer service experience in any industry would be a plus. You’ll be responsible for greeting customers and connecting them to a more experienced salesperson.

We’re looking for someone who wants to learn! Nursery Associates are in a great position to gain knowledge and expertise from the skilled horticulturalists and landscape professionals who work and shop here. Many of the Nursery Associates who got their start here have gone on to start their own landscape companies. Working as a Nursery Associate at Flora Grubb Gardens is an excellent way to learn the nursery and landscape business. We’re committed to our staff’s professional growth and success.

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Job Summary

Our Nature Growers' teacher is a creative educator responsible for preparing whole-child lesson plans. This educator is passionate about learning and can encourage students and families to think and explore as learners. This teacher is extremely comfortable with Common Core Standards and is an innovator who combines best practices and protocols of constructivist and project-based learning (PBL). This person is a creative educational professional who is competent at creating ambitious lesson plans in partnership with the students and can formally and informally assess students’ comprehension based on the TKG Learning Trajectory as well as the individual student’s developmental capacity within their Zone of Proximal development.

Requirements / Qualifications

M.A. or B.A. in a subject you are passionate about.

4 Years Professional experience.

Teaching Certification

Project Based Learning or experience in supporting students in practicing deeper learning competencies (critical thinking, collaboration, effective communication, own their learning, and build confidence)

Conflict Resolution Skills

Collaborative Practices

Willingness to continue learning through Professional Development

To Apply, please submit:

Resume

References (at least 3)

Teaching Credential

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WE ARE HIRING 

We are a full scale plant nursery and houseplant shop situated in the Oakland hills/Upper Rockridge. 

The work at our nursery/plant shop is varied and centered around excellent customer service and plant care. We are design focused throughout, and you will be creating unique succulent arrangements and other designs for our sophisticated clientele. It gets busy on the weekend; you will have to be able to keep a clear head and enjoy a fast pace environment. 

We are an established Oakland business, having been around since 1986. Recently the business has been passed on to the next generation, and we are working to modernize. We have a loyal customer base and cater to the local neighborhood. At the same time we are becoming a destination for houseplants and succulents ++, and we see customers coming from the wider Bay Area to shop here. We handpick our houseplants every week, source our outdoor plants from trusted local suppliers who care about our environment, and we pride ourselves with offering only the highest quality plants and service. We care deeply about sustainability and are constantly working to improve our processes and prioritize the environment where possible. 

Along with customer service, you will be expected to perform regular nursery duties such as watering and general plant care. The physicality of the job is such that you must be able to lift 50lbs, as you will be responsible for receiving, processing, and stocking orders –live plant material, dry goods, and containers, as well as helping our clients load bags of soil etc. into their vehicles. 

We are looking for someone who is especially: 

*Interested in and has knowledge of indoor and outdoor plants 

*Experienced in retail 

*Has an aesthetic sense 

*Friendly and motivated to develop and modernize our business 

*Efficient and a team player

Prior knowledge of horticulture is a plus, and an interest in outdoor plants is required. Please contact Kristine (owner) for questions kristine@broadwayterracenursery.com

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EXPECTED HOURLY COMMITMENT: Part time. ~8 hours/week  COMPENSATION: $13.00/hour. 

SCHEDULE: Work schedule is 7:30am-12:30pm Saturdays +1-2 hours/week at various outreach sites at variable times (flexible, but usually during regular weekday business hours) and additional administrative tasks that can be completed from home. [Please note early morning start time. You must be a morning person that can arrive on time]

LOCATION: Most work will take place at the Auburn Old Town Courthouse Farmers’ Market: 150 Auburn Folsom Road, Auburn, CA START DATE: Immediately  

Alchemist CDC (a 501c3 non-profit organization) (www.alchemistcdc.org) is implementing Calfresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) EBT payment processing at the Auburn Market, utilizing a scrip system. The CalFresh program offers qualifying lower income individuals financial assistance in purchasing food for themselves and their families. This effort aligns with Alchemist CDC's vision of vibrant, equitable, healthy and diverse communities. Farmers' Markets are a great asset to communities, and can lead to improved health for area residents. By making it easier for lower-income populations to purchase food at farmers' markets, these community assets will become more equitable and accessible to all individuals.

 This job provides an opportunity to learn more about food access and nutrition issues, engage directly with low-income individuals and small to midsize farmers.

 

MAJOR TASKS:

➢ Ensure vendor and customer compliance with federal guidelines for accepting CalFresh and Market Match incentives.

➢ Setup, staff and take down CalFresh scrip distribution booth weekly at Auburn farmers' market.

➢ Promote participation in the program amongst eligible vendors at the market.

➢ Inform customers about the Market Match incentive program.

➢ Carry out community outreach tasks by building connections with local service organizations and community facilities. 

➢Complete sales and customer tracking forms.

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

➢ Must be fluent in spoken and written English (bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.)  

➢ Must be courteous and outgoing, and enjoy meeting and talking with new people.

➢ Basic math skills are very important.

➢ Detail oriented and highly organized.

➢ Self-motivated with good work habits.  ➢Able to stay on task without constant supervision.

➢ Must have reliable verifiable transportation. ➢Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

➢Familiarity with Auburn, its geography, demographics and community resources is beneficial. 

➢Must be computer literate.  

➢ Experience with MS Excel is beneficial, but not required.  

➢You will be required to store the booth equipment during the week between market days (fits in a ~3x3 ft. space) and transport it to/from the market using your own vehicle (easily fits in most compact cars).  [1 pop-up canopy, small folding table, storage bin]

  

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Estate Gardener  Job ID 46933 

Apply on or before 1/28/2020 

Apply at: http://bit.ly/EstateGardener    

Responsibilities · Responsible for performing groundskeeping and landscaping maintenance duties.   · Maintains tree, plants, shrubs, flowers and grass as directed through pruning, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, leaf blowing, raking and mulching. Drives motorized vehicles to traverse campus.    · Monitors for disease and insect damage and weeds. Reports problems to supervisor and then treats as directed. Fertilizes plants, shrubs, trees and grass on a seasonal basis.    · Plants and transplants plants, trees, shrubs and flowers. Monitors irrigation needs, waters as directed and reports problems to supervisor.   · Operates equipment such as string trimmers, hedge trimmers, mowers, edgers, sod cutters, and chainsaws.    · Reports maintenance needs to supervisor. Provides information about the plants to visitors and responds to questions.   

Qualifications · Completion of 9th grade education.   · Possession of a valid Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.   · Ability to perform groundskeeping work to include the transplanting, cultivation, pruning, and trimming of plants, shrubs, and trees.   · Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.   · Ability to lift 50 pounds, walk long distances, and work in extreme weather conditions.   · Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments accurately in a detail oriented environment.   · Within the first twelve months in the position, the incumbent must have completed all required training as provided by The Ringling, to include: Limited Lawn & Ornamental Pesticide License and Best Management Practices - Fertilizer.   

Preferred · At least two years of relevant general work experience.    · Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.   · Knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in groundskeeping and landscaping.   · Skill in safely operating various types of motorized vehicles including but not limited to tractors, forklifts, pallet trucks, front-end loaders, and golf-carts.   

Anticipated Salary Range $24,000 annually + Florida state benefits available.   To learn more about all the benefits and perks offered for this role (including vacation, sick, holiday, retirement, etc.) please visit http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/benefits_home.   

Schedule While the primary working hours for this position are Tuesday through Saturday between 6:30 am to 3:00 pm, the incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, special events, and holidays.   

Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.   

Contact Info For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or employment@ringling.org.    

How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.   Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.   

Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=ers/application/application_veterans_preference, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.   IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.   

Pay Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.   

About the Ringling The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling's campus in Sarasota, Florida--which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater, and bayfront gardens--is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit www.ringling.org   

Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.   FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf     

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This is for a summer position. Room, board and transportation included.

 

Amir Farmer Job Description

Amir Farmers are a diverse group of passionate leaders who work to cultivate today’s youth to change tomorrow. Serving as garden-educators during the summer, they are at the center of the Amir program, building productive gardens and farms with campers, and using the garden space to create connections between Judaism to the land and issues of environmental and social justice.

Amir is seeking applicants that will be directly responsible for implementing its program at one of the organization’s partner camps. Amir Farmers will be trained and build bonds with staff working at these camps across the US and Canada at the annual training seminar in late May. At this training, Farmers will learn all aspects of building a community garden, as well as how to use Amir’s Garden Manual & Curriculum to run programming for campers of all ages. Throughout the summer, Amir Farmers will be full staff members at their camp in addition to their garden responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Cultivate gardens with participating campers

  • Lead garden-based activities and educational programs for campers of all ages

  • Daily garden maintenance and care

  • Participate in weekly oversight meetings with Amir Mentors

  • Participate in daily animal husbandry and care (if applicable to your camp)

  • Act as an enthusiastic and active member of the camp community

Key Characteristics:


  • Strong management and leadership skills

  • Mentoring and education experience

  • Passionate about food justice and environmental stewardship

  • Not afraid to get their hands dirty!

Compensation:


  • Camp salary is competitive and consummate with experience

  • Transportation, room & board included

Important Dates:


  • Amir Training Seminar: June 1-8

  • Camp: mid-June to mid-August, varies slightly by camp

Deadline for applications is rolling until February. Amir values diversity in all aspects and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other basis of discrimination.

Apply directly at www.amirproject.org/application

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $250.00 to $350.00 /week

Experience:


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:


  • Other forms

Work Location:


  • Multiple locations

  • One location

Benefits:


  • Relocation assistance

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 Requirements:  

 · Minimum 2  years of experience in landscape industry. 

 · Must have a working knowledge of plants, shrubs, trees and general landscaping practices. 

· Minimum 2 years of general administrative work experience in an office setting. 

 · Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point).

 · Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

 · Excellent customer service and time management skills.

 · Ability to multi-task and well organized with attention to detail. 

· Valid driver’s license with acceptable record.

 Schedule:   · Part-Time.   

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We are looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented and energetic person for this position of Farm & Education Apprentice. The Apprentice will train with the Education Director and Associate to co-lead the food, farming and nature education programming, cultivate the Farm Discovery fields and garden, and care for the goats and chickens.The person in this position will work collaboratively with the Farm Discovery team and the owner of Live Earth Farm.This position requires a collaborative and flexible individual with a high level of organization and flexibility who loves working with children and youth while being motivated to work and learn farm production. Ideally, you also have kitchen/cooking experience or are eager to learn.You will be an integral member of our team, and a youth educator. You are someone looking to build outstanding education, farming, cooking and relationship building skills, who can engage and inspire the youth we serve about multiple aspects of the food system from production to consumption to food justice. You are approachable, a great communicator, and passionate about our mission. You get the big picture, while being a strategic thinker who can dive in and get the daily work done with a strong attention to detail. You’re playful, comfortable being you, and willing to share your personal magic with Farm Discovery students while creating safe space on the farm and in the kitchen.

Responsibilities:


  • Assist in farm based education programs 4-5 times a week including but not limited to leading field trips (April-June and September-November), assisting in curriculum development and implementation for monthly homeschool program (September- May), full immersion in summer camp programs (June & July), and assist/lead irregular tours and community days on the farm throughout the year.

  • Lead weekend activities for families and volunteers.

  • Represent Farm Discovery professionally at off site events.

  • Assist in seasonal and day-to-day organic farming operations with ongoing coordination with Live Earth Farm production operations including but not limited to planting, irrigation, propagation, harvesting and after harvest production.

  • Maintain order and cleanliness of education barn, kitchen classroom, and restroom.

  • Implement all education programs at the direction of or in collaboration with the Education Associate.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of a new value-added product line.

  • Work with program and administration staff to accomplish big events including Sheep to Shawl Fair, Harvest Festival and Fall Feast in the Fields, as well as smaller community building and fundraising events (Supporter’s Picnic, Holiday Sip & Shop, Land Stewardship Workdays).

  • Support implementation of fundraising and community events.

  • Supervision of volunteers.

Required Qualifications:


  • Interest in working with youth of various ages.

  • Interest in developing organic farming/gardening experience including crop planning, greenhouse, irrigation, cultivation, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest handling, CSA/market, and cover crop experience.

  • Interest in local, seasonal cooking and preservation.

  • Desire to develop strong facilitation and group management skills, especially in an outdoor education setting.

  • Knowledge of and experience with or awareness of low-income communities and underserved communities of color.

  • Passion for building community and deep relationships through food and agriculture.

  • Positive, creative, flexible, and takes initiative.

  • Ability to work independently, in team setting, and in fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Completes tasks successfully and within specified deadlines: demonstrates strong time management skills implementing programs on time and on budget.

  • Dependable with thorough follow through.

  • Ability to handle multiple programs/projects at once; strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Good communication skills: verbal, written, electronic and with a variety of audiences.

  • Physically fit to meet the demands of working on farm with youth, experience/ability to dig beds by hand and with a BCS and the ability to lift 50lbs.

  • Utilizes and can exemplify tools or strategies for maintaining self-care and personal well-being.

  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends as farm/programs demand.

  • Ability to live on site or be local enough to feed animals mornings and evenings on weekends.

Preferred:


  • Cultural identity and lived experience relevant to the youth we serve.

  • Bilingual Spanish speaker.

  • Rooted in Santa Cruz County, particularly the Pajaro Valley.

  • Valid California Driver’s license and vehicle for personal travel.

Position Details:

This is a 40-hour per week, full time seasonal position with paid vacation, sick time, and holidays. Salary $22,800. In addition, the farm will provide produce, fresh eggs, and goat milk as available. A private yurt and communal kitchen and bath facility are available for $250/month pre tax deduction from wages. Living on site is required, due to the nature of the work.

To Apply:

Fill out the form at https://forms.gle/VcKM4E7pTcctkDpL8 to submit:


  • A cover letter that shares the unique skills you bring to the table and includes the date or range of timing you are interested/available to start

  • A resume

  • Two references (name, relation to you, and contact information)

We will begin reviewing and accepting candidate material immediately. Position can start Between February and March.

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Golestan is a multi-cultural, multi-language, progressive, independent school that follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.  

Golestan is looking to hire a Garden/Farm teacher for our elementary program starting in August 2020. This person will be working several days a week with our mixed aged groups in the school garden and farm. This person will also be in charge of maintenance of the garden/farm area. 

Our transdisciplinary approach to learning requires the Garden/Farm Teacher work closely with other teachers to integrate the IB curriculum into their gardening classes. 

This is a part time job with the potential to turn into a full time job as Garden Teacher/Farm Manager as the school expands its farm.  

As the Garden/Farm Teacher, this person will be responsible for:TEACHING


  • Designing hands-on garden/outdoor classes integrating math, science, nutrition and social studies within the framework of the transdisciplinary IB units

  • Collaborating with colleagues across disciplines (Literacy, Math, Science, PE, Music, Art) and language tracks (English, Persian, Hebrew and Arabic) to design a cohesive IB curriculum for TK/K and First/Second grade students

  • Teaching 3-8 garden-based outdoor classes per week, rain or shine

  • Ideally, all of the above would occur in a full Hebrew immersion setting.

GARDEN/FARM MANAGEMENT


  • Building involvement in and commitment to the school garden within the school community, including teachers, students, parents and community volunteers

  • Leading the management of the school garden through direct work and/or coordination of volunteers, staff and students to plant, water, weed, mulch, etc.

  • Planning and coordination of garden work with parent volunteers through work parties and other events

  • Maintaining and organizing the School Garden supplies/tools (seeds, soil amendments, tools, etc.)

  • Harvesting or coordinating the harvest of food for school kitchen, when possible

The ideal candidate must: 


  • Have knowledge and skills in small-scale organic farming or home gardening and/or urban gardening

  • Have knowledge of botany, environmental science, health/nutrition, food systems, and food access

  • Have at least one year of experience teaching elementary aged students in a classroom setting

  • Have excellent planning and classroom management skills

  • Embody the school values of kindness, mindfulness and courage through direct, open, honest and gentle communication with colleagues, students and families

  • Have a deep love of experiential outdoor learning 

  • Be organized

  • Be open to feedback 

  • Be innovative and willing/able to think outside the box

  • Be deeply kind, warm, nurturing, and empathetic

Preferred Qualities:


  • Native Hebrew speaking teacher preferred

  • Experience working in a language immersion school setting

Our environment is very intimate and hands on, both with the children and with our colleagues.  We work very closely together across grades in a very loving, positive, and family-like setting.

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This is a small, East Bay located design/install company with residential clients.

We perform garden renovation as well as quarterly maintenance

Required skills:

-General horticultural knowledge

-General plant care for existing gardens

-Aesthetic pruning-trees under 15' and shrubs

-Hardscape-flagstone patio and rock wall installation

-Irrigation installation-timers, valves, pop-up, drip systems

-Irrigation troubleshooting and repair

Optional

-Light outdoor construction-arbors, fences

-Outdoor lighting installation-low voltage (optional)

-Proficiency with power tools-hedgers, chainsaw, etc.

Other requirements:

Some proficiency in English

Good client presentation

Work well independently without supervision

Clean DMV

 

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R&D Project Manager

Location = Berkeley, CA

About us

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth startup that is transforming the value chain in coffee. Our team is a welcoming group of people from diverse backgrounds with diverse identities. We are also coffee industry pros, entrepreneurs, engineers, and designers who are deeply committed to changing the coffee landscape.

What we do

We believe in helping you make better coffee. But we also believe in helping you make coffee better. We combine software, analytics and on-site coffee roasting for our retail partners making coffee more efficient, sustainable and inclusive. We do this with the first-ever commercial, iOS-integrated, ventless, electric, zero-emissions roaster with the tools to customize and maximize every stage of roasting coffee.

About you

You are a crucial member of the team. You’re an integrity-driven person who enjoys solving problems, rapidly adapts to change, and thoughtfully shares your progress and ideas with the team. You have a sense of urgency with everything you do without compromising quality and detail. You’re naturally empathetic and deeply committed to the equitable treatment of all people everywhere.

About the position

You are a key leader of project activities within the R&D product development environment with high visibility across the organization. You are able to plan complex projects in terms of milestones and deliverables. You interface well with project contributors and stakeholders to build credible plans that align with business objectives. You can support the management of multiple projects in parallel. It is in your nature to derive the critical path through your projects and then drive them with an unrelenting sense of urgency, without compromising quality and detail. You appreciate the uniqueness of each contributor on the team and thrive in an inclusive and diverse environment.

You will report to the VP of Engineering and work alongside Finance and Operations teams to understand the company’s inventory needs and schedules. You will implement workflows to support efficient, accurate and cost-effective purchasing and inventory tracking.

Key Responsibilities include

Schedule and lead project team interactions to meet stated objectives

Track day-to-day details of all project tasks, deliverables, and milestones

Report progress regularly, both verbally and in writing: reporting occurs at the team level, the management level, and the executive leadership level

Maintain and build relationships with new and existing vendors

Maintain accurate purchasing and receiving records in our inventory management systems

Compare vendor invoices with PO’s and item receipts to verify accuracy

Work as a liaison between the finance team and vendors to resolve invoice discrepancies

Prepare detailed technical project plans in Microsoft Project and Excel

Leads cross-functional teams and works autonomously to accomplish goals

Leverages and manages external resources at times to support development activities

High level of understanding of component and product cost analysis

Structures risk and account for information uncertainty in the decision-making process

Presents complex information to senior management

Applies appropriate communication approaches including listening skills

Plus other reasonable duties as requested by the management team

Qualifications

Experience in a product development environment

5 or more years in a Project Manager role

Self-starter attitude, with the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision.

Team player who thrives in a highly cross-functional, collaborative environment and diverse team

Preferences

Experience with Design for Manufacturability for multiple manufacturing processes, including (but not limited to) sheet metal, CNC machining, and welding is highly preferred

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or technical or manufacturing background preferred, with 7 or more years of relevant industry experience

PMP Certification highly preferred

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.

Recruiting Agencies

Recruiting agencies that would like to submit candidates may do so by uploading their candidate’s resumes using an identifying code given to them by Bellwether once the agency has received a signed contract.

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We are currently seeking ​a Lawn & Garden Technician to become an integral part of our team! You will diagnose, adjust and repair lawn and garden equipment including but not limited to commercial mowing products, lawn tractors, mowers, small utility vehicles, trimmers, blowers, etc.


Responsibilities:



  • Provides service for all types of lawn and garden equipment and other merchandise

  • Travel to and from customer homes to pick up and deliver equipment

  • Operates and maintains vehicles, tools and equipment required in the pickup and delivery process

  • Takes personal responsibility for maintaining a clean and orderly workspace

  • Accounts for all time and material used in performing assigned duties 

  • Participate in training as required for the development of skills and knowledge

  • Promote the delivery of exceptional customer service when interacting with customers


Qualifications:


High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to pass background check and drug screen. Must possess a valid driver's license. Starting wage is commensurate with skill and experience.



  • Fundamental level of knowledge of engines, hydraulics, power-trans, air-conditioning, and electrical systems

  • Knowledge of diagnostic and repair equipment

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills

  • Must be dependable and punctual

  • Deadline and detail-oriented

  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work unsupervised, stay on task and complete jobs in a timely manner

  • Possess a willingness to learn and ask questions

  • Needs to have own tools



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Position is with Nature's Select Piedmont (https://myselectlawn.com)


Lawn and Tree/Shrub Spray Technician position servicing regular clients. Must know how to safely operate lawn care equipment (sprayers, spreaders, pumps, etc.) Basic job requirements are to apply fertilizers and pesticides to lawns, trees & shrubs according to Schedule, Safety Procedures and Label Instructions, showing attention to detail. Additional job responsibilities include:



  • Assisting in sales to existing and new customers.

  • Possessing a friendly, customer-service minded attitude showing a professional manner at all times.

  • Diagnosing and correcting lawn problems through service calls.

  • Driving company vehicles in a safe, conservative, courteous fashion.

  • Effectively communicate with customers and team members in a prompt manner through phone, email and text media.

  • Completing daily production reports accurately.

  • Maintain vehicle and equipment through cleanliness, safety and general maintenance.


Two to three years horticultural experience required, previous lawn program experience preferred. Qualified applicants will have an excellent work ethic, great communication and customer service skills, and be a team-oriented person.



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GreenMark Equipment, a John Deere dealer with 15 locations in Michigan & Indiana, is seeking a Service Technician for our Sodus, MI location. This position would be involved in the setup, maintenance, and repair of compact tractors, utility tractors, lawn & garden equipment as well as handheld power equipment.


Incentives:



  • GreenMark Equipment offers an excellent work environment

  • Competitive wages

  • An industry-leading benefit plan including health, dental, vision & a matching 401k.


Requirements:



  • MUST have knowledge of gas and diesel engines!

  • 2-3 years of experience working with small engine repair is preferred or a combination of education and experience

  • The ideal individuals would have a strong mechanical aptitude and previous exposure to small engine repair, diesel engines, and hydrostatic transmissions.

  • The ability to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues and failures is a must.

  • Compensation is based on verifiable experience


Company Description

GreenMark Equipment Inc., a John Deere dealership network in South Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, has been providing sales and service to farmers, commercial business, large property owners and homeowners. GreenMark Equipment, Inc. has been built on quality products, competent employees, quality service and competitive prices. For more information regarding GreenMark Equipment visit our website at www.greenmarkequipment.com.


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 Hudson River Tractor Co in Clifton Park, NY is seeking an experienced Lawn and Garden Equipment Service Technician.  The job involved work both in shop and on the road.   Applicants should own their own tools.  We offer a generous Benefit Package

Company Description

Hudson River Tractor Company is a John Deere Dealership based in Fultonville, NY. There are branch locations in Goshen, Chatham, Clifton Park and Schaghticoke We are always interested in talking to potential Technicians and Sales Associates for our expanding talented team.


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Job Description


 


Summary


 


This role is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or Head Mechanic


Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • Install, adjust, and repair production equipment, heavy trucks and special purpose machines as assigned

  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned

  • Weld and use cutting torch as required

  • Perform general repairs to plant structures

  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

  • Test and troubleshoot malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with Head Mechanic for approval and repair as needed

  • Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards

  • Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning

  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools

  • Replace and install parts as needed

  • Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed


Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


Requirements / Education / Experience



  • High school diploma / equivalent, or comparable in training, education or experience

  • Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience

  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions

  • Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred


 


Physical Requirements



  • Lift tools, machinery parts and other objects weighing up to 60-80lbs each, assistance available if needed

  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching

  • Standing for extended period of time

  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt


Company Description

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


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Job Summary


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Responsible for assisting designated machine operator or production team in a variety of functions including, but not limited to maintenance, clean up, yard work, warehouse, production, utilities, material handling and other. Manually move freight, stock, or raw materials and finished materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.


 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


 


General


 



  • Handles assignments in a repetitive and/or sequential order for completing tasks assigned

  • Keeps work area clean

  • Uses personal protection equipment at all times and follows all safety regulations

  • Report any unsafe conditions or defective equipment to the supervisor immediately

  • Must attend weekly safety meetings


 


Clean-Up


 



  • Clean-up to keep of machinery and maintain the surrounding area keeping them free of debris up during down time

  • Cleans machines and conveyors

  • Cleans floors and picks up reusable scrap for salvage

  • Transport trash and debris away from production areas

  • Responsible for keeping pallets neat and orderly


 


Utility / Production


 



  • Operates machinery or equipment as trained and instructed following safety guidelines at all times

  • Assists lead operator in preparing for shift production

  • Work closely with the lead operator and become knowledgeable of the mechanics and operation machine in which you assist

  • May be required to work with conveyors, ramps, elevators, etc. as assigned

  • May be required to operate equipment such as hoppers, bagging and sealer machines, forklift, palletizers, hydraulic equipment, powered tractors or vehicles, among other. Internal certification/training is required for these tasks

  • Operate a variety of hand tools


 


Yard / Warehouse


 



  • Assists in the loading/unloading of trucks

  • Assists in completing shipping/receiving documents

  • Packages and labels products properly

  • Handle stockpiles

  • Verify loads leaving the premises

  • Maintain, verify and count product inventory

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.


 


Requirements / Education / Experience


 



  • Previous production experience preferred

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

  • Ability to follow company production and safety procedures

  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers

  • Able to pass internal certification training

  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide 10’s and 100’s

  • Must be able to demonstrate lock out tag out procedures

  • Must keep key lock with self at all times

  • Must attend weekly safety meetings


 


Physical Requirements


 



  • While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time

  • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from ground level


 


Company Description

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


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Whether you have experience with agricultural or lawn and garden equipment, or have a mechanical background and the desire to learn the Ag and/or Turf industry – now is the time to join our team! This is your opportunity for a long term career with a top employer and well-respected organization that offers great pay, above average benefits, and real advancement opportunities. If you want to be in the equipment industry, then you want to work for Atlantic Tractor, an 11 location John Deere dealership.


Atlantic Tractor, recently recognized by The News Journal as a 2019 Top Work Place, is looking for a John Deere Lawn & Garden Sales Representative to join the Sales department at its store in Cecilton, Maryland.




  • Outstanding benefits including –401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance; Health Saving Accounts; Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Holidays; Company Paid Online and Instructor-Led Training; EAP (Employee Assistance Program); Discounts on products.


  • Advancement– Due to the continued growth of the company is growing, you can advance into a management role. Many of the managers and supervisors in our dealerships began their careers in Service, Parts or Sales.


  • Stability and reputation— Atlantic Tractor has 11 locations and over 300 employees. Atlantic Tractor is known for their stability, their honesty, and their integrity. We have been named “Satisfyed Top Dealers” for 2018 and 2019. As a result of our continued growth, we have become one of the largest agricultural and equipment dealers in the Mid-Atlantic region while maintaining local community values.


  • Employee impact– Enjoy a collaborative work environment where your voice will be heard and your opinions will matter.


  • Training– We offer you company paid training and mentoring to prepare you for your role and continued learning to grow your skills.


  • Core Values – We operate under a set of core values which we call the 6P’s of Performance. These six values are Passionate; Positive; People-Oriented; Productive; Professional and Proud. Our core values summarize our commitment to a culture of self-improvement and exceptional customer experiences which were uniquely developed by our employees.


This is a career where you will find pride in the work you do and will have the support you need to ensure your success.


Responsibilities:



  • Creates, develops and maintains customer accounts.

  • Knows and follows a defined sales process.

  • Maintains product knowledge on lawn and garden equipment and reports on competitive market and product activities.

  • Understand various financing options available on commercial mowing equipment. 

  • Organize product demonstrations and clincis for commercial mowing customers and participates in local trade shows and dealership promotional events.

  • Responsible for sales of Commercial Worksite Products (CWP), Compact Utility Tractors and Utility Tractors.


Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:



  • Preferably one year of turf sales experience.

  • Knowledge of or interest in Lawn & Garden equipment. 

  • Excellent Customer Relationship Skills.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


Company Description

At Atlantic Tractor, we pride ourselves on our dedication to your customers. We serve the Mid-Atlantic Region from Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Our customers include the farming industry as well as residential customers, landscapers, nurseries, contractors and large property owners.


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Responsibilities:



  • Represents the Dealership in the sale of lawn and garden equipment to walk-in and outside customers

  • Creates, develops, and maintains customer accounts

  • Knows and follows a defined sales process

  • Maintains product knowledge on lawn and garden equipment and reports on competitive marketing and product activities

  • Understands various financing options available on commercial mowing equipment

  • Organizes product demonstrations and clinics for commercial mowing customers and participates in local trade shows and dealership promotional events

  • Is also responsible for sales of Commercial Worksite Products (CWP), Compact Utility Tractors and Utility Vehicles


 


Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:



  • 1+ years equipment sales experience preferred

  • Knowledge of lawn and garden products

  • Excellent customer relationship skills

  • Experience in governmental sales (tracking bids with various agencies and submitting quotes) preferred but not required

  • Ability to work flexible hours

  • Ability to speak and write effectively one-on-one and within a group

  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions

  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience


Company Description

At Atlantic Tractor, we pride ourselves on our dedication to your customers. We serve the Mid-Atlantic Region from Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Our customers include the farming industry as well as residential customers, landscapers, nurseries, contractors and large property owners.


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Description

This individual will be responsible for the effective repair of machinery and components at high levels of quality. Their work must be completed in a safe, professional and timely manner. Based upon their level of expertise, the Service Technician may work under direct supervision. This individual must be able to perform quality work as efficiently and profitably as possible, work overtime and weekends on occasion.

Specific Duties Include:

Diagnose, inspect, recondition, repair, assemble, and service equipment as assigned by the supervisor.

Document machine information and repairs completed on work order, including parts and fluids used.

Maintain a clean work area, as well as care for all shop tools, machines, and equipment.

Identify and communicate solutions for customer service opportunities in the dealerships area of responsibility

Maintain technical and product knowledge on all equipment sold within the dealerships area of responsibility.

Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.

Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of RDO Equipment Co.

Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.

Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including open book meetings, huddles, department meetings and other related efforts.

Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.

Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Job Requirements:

Excellent mechanical skills

Trade-specific tooling, including hand and pneumatic tools

Strong computer skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to assemble and perform maintenance functions on equipment

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Graduation from related diesel technology program preferred

Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Small Engine Service Technician, Wilmington, OH


Bane-Welker is currently seeking an experienced Small Engine Service Technician to join their Wilmington Service Department. In this role the candidate's primary responsibilities will be to repair and maintain small engines and electrical components used to power lawn and agricultural equipment. This position will report to the Service Sales Manager based in their Wilmington Dealership.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Performs repair and maintenance work on equipment, in accordance with time schedules as assigned by service manager.


  • Makes certain that work assignment is correct, ask for clarification if there are questions.


  • Maintains tools and equipment, and notify the service manager if tools need replacement, or new tools are needed.


  • Maintains cleanliness of the working area and presents a neat and professional appearance.


  • Maintains cleanliness of the customer’s equipment.


  • Assists in expediting of parts orders to avoid wasting time.


  • Notifies the service manager, dispatcher, and/or service salesman if delays are expected, or if a part needs to be ordered.


  • Provide assistance to co-workers and fellow employees as needed.


  • Accounts for all time and material used.


  • Completes and submits all daily documentation to the service manager in a timely manner.


  • Consistently strive to improve percentage of billable hours to meet or exceed quota.


  • Maintains vigilance for methods of effecting cost reductions or revenue increases and reports observations to the service manager.


  • Transports and delivers or picks-up equipment, machines or parts as needed. Performs equipment checks both before and after transport to avoid transport damage claims, and gives customer instructions for basic operation.


  • Performs set up or pre-delivery inspections on new or used equipment as prescribed by manufacturer’s manual.


  • Immediately reports any malfunction or defects to service manager.


  • Performs all service assignments promptly and efficiently with a minimum of re-work.


  • Give special attention to repeat repairs, so the problem is corrected and future re-works are avoidedKeeps up their education on the product lines and maintains abreast of any changes.




  • Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications.


  • Other duties as may be assigned by the service manager.



Education and/or Experience:


 



  • 2 year degree or a combination of related education and experience.


    Requirements:




  • A customer centric and “be of service” attitude.


  • Mechanical skills with an aptitude for increasing these skill to expand the kinds of services performed.


  • Must know the detailed construction of many machines and have the knowledge and skill to make repairs.


  • Mechanical ability and familiarization with testing equipment and diagnostic procedures.



  • Valid driver’s license.


    Compensation





  • Bane-Welker offers a competitive salary


  • Employer Health benefits


  • 401(K) with employer matching



  • Plus a great work environment


    Environmental Factors/Physical Demands:


    Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to maintain active customer and employee communication; access, input and retrieve information from the computer system. May be subject to sitting, standing, climbing, lifting, grasping, reaching, stooping, crouching, speaking, listening and motor coordination.


    BANE-WELKER EQUIPMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




Company Description

Bane-Welker was established in January of 2013 when two successful Case IH dealers (Bane Equipment & North Central Agri-Power) consolidated and became one company. We combined our rich history to become an even greater dealership. Bane-Welker Equipment is committed to a very simple ideal. Provide customers with superior products and service.

Bane-Welker Equipment is proud to employ knowledgeable, friendly and experienced people who share our vision of success and who bring true value to customers by providing the best possible products and services available. We care about our customers and our employees as if they were our own family. Together, we proudly serve the agricultural communities across Indiana and beyond.


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