Community Land Care Crew Member

Reporting Relationships

Reports to Director of Environmental Initiatives

The Community Land Care Crew Member will serve as a key member of The Village ecosystem responsible for Vacant Lot Maintenance, Landscaping, and Community Stewardship of surrounding assigned parcels of greenspace, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Overall reporting to Lauren Thain, the Director of Environmental Initiatives, facilitating the improvement of environmental performance within the organization and local community, overseeing Philly Earth Farm, Orchard, Village Parks, and the PHS Community Land Care Partnership. Also reporting to Nestor Rodriguez, Land Care Crew Lead and Direct Supervisor, managing the crew by prioritizing projects, assigning work tasks, using and training on equipment use, maintaining records, monitoring work quality and work schedules, ensuring crew safety, and providing performance feedback.


Trash and debris shall be picked up from entire work site before mowing;

The entire work site shall be mowed to a consistent height of no more than 2 inches, from sidewalk to alley and from side to side. Vegetation growth beneath trees and over debris shall be maintained with a string trimmer.

Street and sidewalk shall be cleared of all grass clippings, stems, and leaves, after mowing is completed at work site before LandCare crew leaves the block.

Required Qualifications:

Must be 18 or older

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the use of landscaping equipment

Basic safety precautions knowledge

Village Culture-Based Competencies:

Strong communication skills and “emotional intelligence”

Positive attitude and ability to work in a team

Willing to give and take constructive criticism

Adept at agile listening

Familiar with and capable of using inclusive language, terminology, and behaviors

Salary: $16/HR

Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours a week. Must work in person on our creative campus and surrounding area. Seasonal position between April- November.


Opportunities for advancement

Position start date: April 10, 2023

Application Process:

Rolling application until candidate is identified.

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