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Come roll up your sleeves and level up the grounds experience at Esalen.
At Esalen, we care about being present. We bring that to everything we do. We don't just build a table, we build a work of art that's also a table. We don't just say hello, we make eye contact and listen with intention. We feel the same way about our team members - showing up in support of their full being. We offer great health care, access to workshops, and the space to do your personal and collective work.
We stand for supporting you to realize your potential.
The Land Steward member will be responsible for working to support the Land Stewardship Manager and Land Stewardship Supervisor in all areas the department oversees, including Esalen's main campus, Cormorant Cove, and South Coast. This will include all projects like chipping, chain sawing, storm cleanup, splitting, wood lot management, all lawn care, weed whacking etc.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Care and management of all lawns
Weeding all areas of the property as needed
Weed whacking all areas as needed
Working in and/or around Poison Oak
Irrigation; repair, maintenance and instillation
Basic machine maintenance
Fill gas cans as needed (including Mixed Gas)
Chipping and splitting wood
Storm cleanup and safety
Overseeing crew/when manager or supervisor is not present
Experience, Qualifications and Skills:
Be in good physical condition, able to walk miles a day, lift heavy things (50+ pounds), work on ladders, roofs and walk on uneven surfaces
Have knowledge around small engine maintenance
Have the ability to handle inter & intra personal difficulties
Be able to train personnel on necessary equipment, such as the lawn mowers, weed whackers, the chipper, chain saws and the splitter
Have a good working knowledge about plants
Have a good knowledge or be able to quickly learn about Big Sur and the plants that are appropriate for this climate
Be knowledgeable and able to plan for seasonal plantings and fertilizing
Have a working knowledge about irrigation: how to design, install and repair and maintain irrigation systems, following our water conservation practices
Have a good knowledge about pruning plants and trees on property
Be on call to handle storm emergencies as needed
Be committed to safety and utilizing safety equipment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to maneuver on uneven ground, drive trucks, tractors, back hoe and other heavy equipment, often carry and lift up to 60 pounds, handle and use tools and machinery, and stand, bend, squat, and kneel for long periods of time. There is some exposure to dust, fumes, gas and chemicals.
The pay for this position is commensurate with experience. This role includes a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and paid time off. Esalen gives teammates access to an extensive range of daily experiential classes (yoga, dance, tai chi, and meditation), ongoing in-house education and training programs, and scholarship for Esalen workshops and massage.
Esalen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
To Apply, click the link the below:https://jobs.lever.co/esalen/f5f060e2-e853-4b25-bd0e-dbb2ede2daa7?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Craigslist