Monday, October 1, 2007

Job Opening at Givens Estates in Asheville!!

Natural Resources Crew Member: The Givens Estates has a full time position available for a Natural Resources Crew Member. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the proper pruning, installation, and upkeep of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plant material; assisting in the management of on-site stream restoration efforts; installation and management of native meadows; invasive exotic plant control; construction and maintenance of campus hiking trails; safe operation and maintenance of chainsaws; identification of plants and plant pests. The successful candidate will also possess an exemplary work ethic, an eagerness to learn, and be willing to work in extreme weather conditions. Candidates possessing a high school diploma and a minimum of 6 months field experience will be given preference. Experience working with volunteer crews and having a NC pesticide applicators license, a plus.

Pay will be commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefit package will be provided. For consideration, please send a cover letter briefly highlighting your relevant experience in the above areas, along with a resume and/or a Givens Estates application: and mail to, Human Resources Director, Givens Estates 2360 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville NC 28803; by fax to 828-771-2206; or by email to, , or download an application online at . The position will be open until filled.
Thanks, Andy
Andy Tait, Natural Resources Supervisor
Givens Estates
2360 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803
cell (828)-713-1875

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.