SCHOOL FARM MANAGER (PART-TIME)

Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center ( learn more )

Middlebury , Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873569
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 7, 2017
  • Starting Date: June 4, 2017

Job Description

>Work with advisory committee (Midd Summer and Hannaford Career Center Agriculture Academy) to develop, improve, and revise all farm activities.
>Coordinate bussing of campers to farm with Midd Summer Director and HCC Staff Drivers.
>Work with Student Intern from HCC to develop schedule and share responsibilities.
>Assist students in developing a sense of personal, social and environmental responsibilities as they relate to the farm, the animals, and the food system.
>Willingness to learn the food system and how individual components of soil, plant, animal and people interact to make a system sustainable.
>Operate and maintain equipment including tractor, mower, hand tools and electric fencing.
>Humanely care for animals with daily chores, watering and feeding.
>Weed, water, plant, and till vegetable gardens.
>Coordinate with Midd Summer Camp for July and the Student Intern during rest of season.
>Manage schedule and submit time sheets for Student Intern at school office.

Hourly rate based on education, experience and the negotiated contract.
10 hrs. per week from May 1 to June 15 and the period of September 1 to November 1. From June 15 to September 1 not to exceed 30 hours per week.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 11.56 to $ 28.92 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Agriculture
    Career Education > Horticulture
    Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • >Must be 18 years old or older.
      >Have a valid driver's license.
      >Pass a background check.
      >Have some experience with plants and animals.
      >Be able to lift, push and pull 50 pounds.
      >Effectively communicate with campers (5th - 7th grade) and HCC high school students.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Emily Wideawake
    • 51 Charles Avenue
    • Middlebury, Vermont 05753

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