WE are currently hiring for the following positions:

Thank You for your interest in joining our Team

Substitute Crew Member (part-time)
The role of the Substitute Crew Member is to execute the work order for all installs, under the direction of the Install or Caretaking Manager, depending on the team you are subbing for. The Substitute Crew Member is an as-needed position with requests for work not guaranteed. The Substitute Crew Member reports directly to the Install Manager. The Substitute Crew Member may also report to the Install Assistant Manager, or the Caretaking Manager + Caretaking Assistant Manager if needed. The Substitute Crew Member will be responsible for helping to build permaculture landscapes which includes site prep, water systems, hardscaping construction, and plantings. The position requires heavy physical labor, and the regular lifting of 80 pounds.

The Substitute Crew Member is accountable to the following work:

  • Arrive to HQ in timely manner to participate in morning meetings and become familiar with job scope prior to heading to site
  • Help load materials, tools, and anything else needed to perform the installation before leaving the HQ
  • Sort all waste and dispose of thru appropriate channels
  • Maintain that the truck and HQ shop are organized and clean

Install + Caretaking
  • Rigorous physical work in most weather conditions
  • execute all phases of install as per the directive of the Install Manager 
  • execute construction of hardscaping, water system, and planting elements including landscape construction, irrigation/plumbing, stone masonry, carpentry, site & bed prep
  • adhere to timelines and install standards
  • Provide physical labor to complete the work

Communication and Job Tracking
  • Enter time at the end of each day of installation under appropriate project.
  • Respond to Install Manager’s request for work promptly 

Client Management
  • Defer all client questions to Install Manager 
  • Maintain enthusiasm and gratitude 
  • All communication with clients is kind, considerate, polite, and professional.

Additional Expectations

  • Wear boots
  • Wear appropriate work attire
  • Arrive promptly 
  • Utilize non-violent methods of communication and interaction when conflict arises
  • Maintain a positive attitude

  • Flexible schedule
  • Compassionate, helpful, and friendly demeanor
  • Able and willing to learn new skills; learning how to seek answers, problem solve or seek assistance to get the job done
  • Comfortable working with a team
  • Flexible and able to adapt to unique situations
  • Access to reliable transportation

This is an as-needed position only, paid hourly. The Substitute Crew Member is an as-needed position with requests for work not guaranteed. Compensation between $17-$20/hour, commensurate with experience.

Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you!
Please email your resume, 3 references, and cover letter to

Substitute Permaculture Crew Member