Job posting: Seasonal Seed Collector
Join us this fall as we harvest seed for local restoration projects!
Posting date: 9/11/2018 -- reply by: 9/21/2018 to email@example.com
Job description: Borderlands Restoration is hiring 1-4 seasonal seed collectors to work as part of a team collecting native seed in southern Arizona for October-November 2018. Daily work will be 8-10 hour workdays in full-sun, dry and potentially windy environmental conditions in grasslands and woodlands in nearby public and private lands including the Coronado National Forest (Santa Rita Mountains area), Las Cienegas National Conservation Area in Sonoita/Elgin, AZ, and on private lands and roadsides. Work sites are generally within 25 miles of Patagonia, AZ. Workdays start every morning in Patagonia, AZ. The ideal candidate for this job is local to Patagonia, AZ.
Desired skills/qualifications: No prior experience or training is necessary, but applicants should have an interest in native plants, horticulture, or ecological restoration, and a good work ethic and attitude. Applicants need to be able to handle repetitive tasks, make positive plant ID's with the help of the crew supervisor, and work without direct supervision. Applicants need to be physically capable of hiking 1-2 miles and be able to lift 50 lbs.
Schedule and compensation: Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of two and up to four 8-10 hour workdays per week (M-Th) for the entire months of October and November (excluding the week of Thanksgiving). Start date is flexible. No overnight travel is required for this job posting. Alternative scheduling (half-days, etc) is possibly available for the right candidate with family or other commitments, please inquire. Compensation starts at $14/hr at an independent contractor rate.
To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an interview. Please include a short statement of interest, your schedule availability, and a resume or detail of minimum 2 past work or volunteer experiences.
Learn more about the Borderlands Restoration Native Plant Materials Program