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Intervale Conservation Nursery Planting Crew (Intervale Center)

Organization Intervale Center
Location 180 Intervale Road
Burlington, VT 05401
Description

 

Reports to: Conservation Nursery Services Coordinator

Status: Full-time; Hourly; Seasonal

Hours: 40/week

Term of Employment: October 4 – November 19, 2021 

Summary of Position:

The Conservation Nursery Planting Crew will support the Intervale Center’s conservation efforts by providing assistance in tree harvest, planting, and in the nursery in general. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Helping with tree harvest, including processing trees for sale (root pruning, sorting by size, and bagging orders)
  • Participating in large-scale conservation-based tree planting projects (carrying trees and equipment long distances and manually planting trees based on site-specific requirements)
  • Assisting with nursery specific tasks when needed (weeding and transplanting trees in the field as well as taking inventory for spring harvest)

 

Qualifications:

  • Work well in a team environment

  • Ability to work outside for extended periods of time in various weather conditions

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds continuously
  • Ability to represent Intervale Conservation Nursery to the public
  • Driver’s license and car ownership are preferred, but not required  

 

Position starts: October 4, 2021

Compensation: $15/hour

Position is based in Burlington, Vermont.  

The Intervale Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to christinec@intervale.org.

 

Date Posted September 13th, 2021
Deadline Open until filled
Type Full Time
Compensation $15/hour
How to Apply To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to christinec@intervale.org.

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