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  • Subject: [cg] Garden JOB OPENING AT SLIDE RANCH
  • From: "daria curtis" daria@chanticleergarden.org
  • Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 09:43:45 -0400

Forwarded message:
Greetings and hello to you from Slide Ranch.
We have another job opening here at Slide Ranch -

Sharon Korpi has decided to move on - she will be dearly missed and we all wish her well. So the Land Steward - Head Gardener position is open and we are accepting applications now.

Are you interested in applying? Do you know some one who would be suitable?

We are trying to fills this  positions asap .. so forward these announcements on to whomever .. To apply just sent  a cover letter
and resume to Slide Ranch --- 2025 Shoreline Hwy, Muir Beach, 94965 ..fax 415- 381-5762 or email david@slideranch.org.

Life is still beautiful at Slide ...

Thank you for your assistance

David Haskell
Director of Operations

Gardener - Land Steward, Slide Ranch, Muir Beach CA 96965

Slide Ranch Profile
Slide Ranch is a non-profit agricultural and environmental education center serving school children, families, and adults set in a small-farm coastal wilderness environment, 20 miles north of San Francisco.

Gardener - Land Steward Job Summary
The Gardener - Land Steward position is responsible for the long-term planning and day-to-day care of Slide Ranch's certified organic gardens.  The job requires extensive knowledge of organic gardening.  The Gardener is also required to teach and train our Teachers-in-Residence to deliver programs for children.  Excellent teaching skills are essential. The Gardener-Land Steward is a residential position.  The compensation package includes housing and board.

Job Mission:
The three primary objectives of the Slide Ranch gardener-land steward are
1) To guide the Slide Ranch community in working with the Earth to cultivate an abundance of produce to nurture residents and land alike. 
2) To manage the garden as a demonstration teaching garden and
3) To provide horticultural leadership and tuition specifically for Slide Ranch's Teachers-in-Resident and generally for other ranch visitors.
Specific duties include:
_ Guide the  Slide Ranch "Permaculture Ranch Plan"
_ Develop new garden areas in support of the Slide Ranch Renewal Program
_ Guide and inspire ranch residents to be guardians of the land
_ Manage the Slide Ranch organic garden certification program
_ Assist in preservation and restoration of native ecosystems
_ Advocate for the Slide Ranch Mission in bio-regional agricultural forum
_ Supervise volunteers working in garden and other landscaped areas

Community Responsibilities
The Gardener plays a special role in support of the well being of the residential community around the issue of food; its harvesting, processing, preparation and presentation.
_  Actively support the Mission of Slide Ranch
_  Participate in community meetings, cooking and other residential activities as required

Application Deadline: Until position is filled
Start Date: as soon after Aug. 30, 2003 as possible.
Salary:  approx. $1,500 -$1,620 /month plus housing, healthy food, two weeks vacation during first year, generous health and other benefits, and an opportunity to live with a community of people in a beautiful rural coastal setting.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Slide Ranch Attn: Director of Operations, 2025 Shoreline Hwy. Muir Beach, CA  94965.  (fax 415-381-5762 or email david@slideranch.org)

Forwarded message posted by:
Daria Curtis
Chanticleer Fellow
786 Church Road
Wayne, PA   19087
(610) 971-2447 office phone
(610) 293-0149 office fax

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