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Careers

PRFCT is currently not looking to fill any positions in our own office, but we welcome any of our PRFCT friends or affiliations looking to hire in the toxin-free landscape / horticultural fields, to post with us.                       Anyone interested in doing so, please feel free to write to us at info@perfectearthproject.org  

Below is a job description we are posting for a PRFCT Property:

Experienced Property Manager/Caretaker/Gardener --

An extensive property in Wainscott, NY (Hamptons) with multiple dwellings and an assortment of nature-based gardens, seeks an experienced property/project manager with knowledge and love of organic gardening to supervise and assist staff in house and garden maintenance and occasional new projects. Position is full time, year-round. Lodging included. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Supervise and coordinate all staff and trades involved in caring for the land and buildings (excluding housekeeping). - Review annual contracts and performance of mowing, lawn and plant health care, tree care, irrigation and other regular site maintenance teams. - Coordinate and oversee implementation of new projects with landscape architects and designers. - Coordinate and supervise property-wide composting and recycling program. - Supervise and assist staff in set ups for parties and other events. - With input of landscape architect and client, plan, supervise and assist in planting and maintenance of vegetable and cutting garden. - Assist landscape architect in successful outcomes of new meadow and existing shrub and flower beds. - Assist gardeners and other team members with gardening and small repairs. - Keep records of work performed, garden successes and failures from year to year.

Requirements: Extensive knowledge of and experience in fine gardening - Knowledge of and serious commitment to nature-based, toxic-free practices - A proven passion for the environment and organic gardening in particular. - Experience supervising staff and coordinating projects - Reasonable mechanical and carpentry skills for small tasks and supervising large - Terrific organizational skills, attention to detail, thoroughness, people skills - Highly motivated and able to work without supervision - A can-do attitude, plenty of patience and positive outlook.

Compensation will be based on experience and fair market compensation and will include housing nearby.
Send a cover letter, resume and references to info@edwinavongal.com (representative for owner) and be sure to include any special skills, interests and hobbies. Please DO NOT CALL, qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

September 2020