Crop Specialist-Produce vegetables for Private School

Oconomowoc, WI posted on November 27

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Julie Piek Oconomowoc, WI (53066)
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Position Description

At Genesee Lake School (GLS) we provide a year round comprehensive residential, vocational and educational programming for children, adolescents and young adults with dually diagnosed developmental disabilities & emotional disturbances.

Homegrown Farms, located at Genesee Lake School, contains 52 acres of rich organic farmland planted with a large variety of crops. The farm production is used both within the school meal program and for the staff CSA. Students are involved in all aspects of the field growing process, from planning and planting through the harvest and distribution. We are currently hiring for a Crop Specialist - In House Community Supported Agriculuture.

Position Overview:

  • Develop field layout
  • Create and implement schedule for planting, harvesting, etc
  • Place orders for materials as necessary
  • Manage vegetable production
  • Assist with greenhouse flower production
  • Upkeep pond

Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma / GED required, some college – emphasis in agriculture preferred.
  • One year of work experience in specialized organic practices required.
  • Previous knowledge of field mapping and the harvesting cycle a plus.
  • Valid WI driver's license with an acceptable driving record per company policy
  • Ability to bend, twist, lift, walk, and squat
  • Passing pre-employment background checks, drug screening, and physical
  • Provide two Letters of Recommendation upon interview or prior to hire

We are a recognized leader in the Human Services Industry. We are committed to the people we serve and to our employees. We encourage loyalty and longevity by offering a variety of employment and advancement opportunities which includes an extensive training program.

Genesee Lake School "A Place to Grow"

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Genesee Lake School offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees: • Paid Training• Medical/Prescription Coverage• Dental Coverage• Vision Coverage• Employee Stock Ownership Plan• 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions• Short-term and long-term disability coverage• Life insurance• Medical Flexible & Dependent Day Care Spending accounts• Paid vacation• Paid holidays• Employee Assistance Program