Assistant Orchard Manager

  • Full Time
  • Decorah

Website Seed Savers Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange is now hiring for an Assistant Orchard Manager. This position will assist in revitalizing ten acres of historic apple tree varieties. This is a dynamic position involving horticulture, education, and public outreach elements.

The Assistant Orchard Manager will assist in designing the future of this truly unique orchard. The ideal candidate has a background in apple orchard, tree fruit care, or general horticulture knowledge.

We are working towards designing and stewarding the apple orchards featuring historic varieties to showcase apple diversity. Major undertakings also include evaluating apples, grafting workshops, and distributing varieties through our Exchange in fulfilling the mission at Seed Savers Exchange. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible grant-funded position with guaranteed 3.5 years of funding. Starting wage range: $15.00-$16.00/hr.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis through January 30, 2022.

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To apply, please email a cover letter, resumé, and the contact information for three references as a single PDF to [email protected] – include the name of the position in the subject line of your email. Applications may also be mailed to: Seed Savers Exchange | Attn: Lynne Rilling | 3094 North Winn Rd. | Decorah, IA 52101.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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