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Organic Farm Apprentice - Oxford College of Emory University

Job Number
98354
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Oxford College
Department
Academic Affairs-Personnel
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Oxford
Location : Name
Oxford College

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Description

Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory's historic original campus, Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for an Organic Farm Apprentice. 10-month position. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Reporting to the Oxford College Organic Farmer/Educator, this position is responsible for ground preparation, crop planting, care, weeding, etc. in support of Oxford's organic farm.
  • Responsible for mowing, mulching, and general maintenance of grounds.
  • Handles the picking, packing, and marketing of crops.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma, or a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Prefer knowledge of organic farming practices, marketing of produce, and the local food movement.
  • Horticulture skills of propagation, weeding, scouting, and harvest are also preferred.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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