Landscape Labourer, seasonal 4-month contract with the possibility of extension.
Your primary responsibilities as a BUFCO Installer Assistant are to work side by side with the Lead Installer in the assembly and installation of BUFCO designed cedar raised garden beds, help establish in-ground gardens, and work on other softscaping projects. Under the guidance of the Lead Hand, you will maintain and organize the installation truck, assist with tool maintenance and supplies inventory, and keep BUFCO storage and greenhouse facilities organized, accessible, and in good working order.
Gardener, full time contract April to November/December (weather dependent)
Your primary responsibility as a BUFCO Gardener is to work side by side with the Lead Gardener, planting and maintaining beautiful, bountiful, incredible, edible gardens and some ornamental gardens. You will increase your already existing knowledge of organic growing methodologies and sustainable practices, and will help the Lead Gardener guide and coach our clients on basic vegetable garden care.
Greenhouse and Farmers' Market Attendant
Your primary responsibilities as the BUFCO Greenhouse Assistant and Farmers’ Market Attendant is to receive seedlings as they arrive from our grower; maintain accurate seedling inventory; keep the greenhouse clean, neat, tidy, and well organized; tend to the seedlings (watering, observation for disease and pest infestations); implement disease and pest control processes using Organic methodologies; prepare seedling trays for client plantings and for sale at Farmers’ Markets, gather and load all elements required to set up the booth at various Farmers’ Markets, sell product and represent BUFCO at Farmers’ Markets, pack up and load the vehicle at the close of the Markets, return the vehicle and off-load appropriately at BUFCO greenhouse; manage a modest float. The BUFCO greenhouse is 26’x14’ and accommodates up to 6,000 seedlings per season.