The following openings are open for the 2020 season:
Property Manager (part time)
The Property Manager is a critical partner in the mission and team at Crown Point. They will be responsible for performing all facets of maintenance for the fields, woodlands, pond, buildings, and equipment in an environmentally sustainable, efficient and safe manner. Additional responsibilities include managing water, gas well and septic systems in compliance with Federal, State and County guidelines. High School diploma required; trade school or equivalent in electrical, plumbing, construction and/or machine maintenance are required. Two to three years of plant or land maintenance is strongly preferred. Proficiency with power tools, and farm equipment strongly preferred. Able to plan for seasonal maintenance tasks, flexible to change plans as resources or weather impacts a project. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to work with contractors and vendors as needed. Part time - 20 to 24 hours per week. Flexible schedule, some weekends, evenings required. Vacation and holiday pay included.
Work requires physical exertion, including stooping, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling of heavy equipment, and climbing ladders along with working in all weather. Tractor mowing a plus. Valid driver's license required.
Background check and drug testing required.
Send a cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com. Interviewing will be completed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Organic Farm Intern, 2020 Season (All positions filled)
Seasonal position between late February and late October
Temporary, Full Time, Exempt
Responsible To: Farm Manager and Assistand Farm Manager
Crown Point is seeking summer interns for sustainable vegetable production and marketing on our 8-acre organic farm. Our summer internship program is designed for those who are interested in sustainable agriculture, community engagement, public horticulture and/or environmental education. Interns will learn practical skills in greenhouse production of seedlings for our plant sale and field experience growing produce. We grow over 250 varieties of vegetables and fruits, and market produce through our CSA program.
Duties include seeding, transplanting, weeding, watering, harvesting, washing, packing and marketing. Responsibilities increase with length of stay, to include management of greenhouses, market stand and CSA distributions. See full job description and application under our Summer Farm Internship page.
Seasonal Environmental Education Counselor, 2020 (Not filling in 2020)
Seasonal position, from June- August, 2020
Temporary, Part Time, Exempt
Executive Director and Education Coordinator
The Environmental Education Counselor is a seasonal position at Crown Point from June to August, 2020. Counselors will be responsible for planning and implementing daily activities for Crown Point’s Summer Farm and Science Camp (SFSC). SFSC is a week-long camp for 7-11 year olds with a focus on ecology, gardening, art and all things outdoors. Camp hours are 9:00AM-3:00PM, Monday thru Friday. Staff hours are between 7:00AM and 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. Successful candidates will have experience working outdoors in a camp setting with children of various ages, have a positive, enthusiastic attitude, solid work ethic and a passion for ecology, sustainability, as well as the outdoors. A background in biology and environmental studies is desired.
Download detailed job descriptions and instruction to apply here