Green Star Wetland Plant Farm is seeking a Farm Manager to join our company of passionate people working in nature to improve the ecosystem. This full time position will focus on leading farm maintenance, developing invasive control plans, coordinating construction projects, ensuring quality control in the fields and tanks, and restocking materials and equipment. Our 11 acre farm is located in Alvin TX, 30 miles south of Houston. For full job descriptions and application instructions, visit https://greenstarwetlands.com/employment
Education and experience:
The ideal candidate has a High School diploma or GED. A degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, or similar, is preferred. A minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience in outdoor maintenance work in a farm, park, or similar setting is required.
Experience and familiarity with Texas native plants, including wetland plants, is a bonus. On the job training will be provided.
Proficiency in Spanish is a bonus.
Must be able to work outdoors including the extremes of summer and winter.
Ability to personally lift and drag loads up to 50 pounds, and repetitive lifting of lighter loads, is required.
Must have tolerance of wet and muddy conditions.
Ability to walk two miles is a must.
Ability to commute to the farm in Alvin is a must.
Saturday or evening hours may occasionally be required on rotation.
Valid State driver’s license is required.
TX Herbicide Applicator license is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly wages commensurate with experience, starting at $18.00. Future transition to salary. Sick leave and Paid Time Off accrue with each pay period.
About Green Star Wetland Plant Farm, LLC
Green Star Wetland Plant Farm LLC began operations in the Houston area in 2019 to provide native wetland plants for wetland restoration, mitigation, treatment wetlands, and landscape projects. Our company is rooted in 20 years’ experience in wetland construction and landscape design. We work on a wide range of projects, from a large flood control park in northwest Harris County to small wetland demonstration ponds at the Children’s Museum and Texas Medical Center. Our mission: We are dedicated to providing excellent wetland plant stock to regenerate the beauty and function of wetlands for Texas and the Gulf Coast. Green Star moved to its new farm in Alvin TX, 30 minutes south of Houston, in the fall of 2020. The address is 4646 CR 181, Alvin, TX 77511.