Feral Flora is seeking a Field Crew Leader to provide guidance and oversight to 2 seasonal staff in the execution of all field activities. This includes planting a variety of material, mulching, weeding, and hardscape installation (90%); as well as nursery work including watering, transplanting, and general care of native plants (10%).
Hours: April to October: Four days, averaging 35 hours/week. May: five days/week. November-March: two-three days, averaging 20 hours/week. Flexible scheduling during winter months. Initial start date is also somewhat flexible.
Compensation: Annual salary of $30,000 and up, dependent upon experience. Compensation accounts for the seasonality and minimal required work through the winter months. Feral Flora also provides paid vacation, year-end profit sharing bonus, and retirement benefits (after two full years).
Experience in landscaping, natural areas stewardship, or related field
Great Lakes Region plant identification
Ability to work outdoors under various weather conditions
Ability to lift objects up to 60 lbs.
Strong interest in plants and willingness to learn more about them
Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
Experience in leading groups of people in a work setting
Interest in ecology and native habitats
Construction, power tool and chainsaw experience
Ashley Schilling - Nursery Manager & Stewardship Director