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Leaf Mulch Production Manager

Temporary Staff Position

Goal of the Position:  To manage the production of 7,000 bags and 340 bulk loads of leaf mulch for Olbrich's Spring/Fall 2014 Leaf Mulch Sales. Supervising and working with volunteers from the Dane County Huber Program.

Location:  Olbrich Botanical Gardens:  Outdoors, behind Garver Feed Mill

Responsibilities:

  • Using a tractor and mower to grind composted leaves to make 7,000 bags and 340 bulk loads of leaf mulch
  • Manage a group of volunteers from the Dane County Huber program to fill, seal, and stack 7,000 bags of leaf mulch
  • Carefully supervise Huber volunteers, adhering to specific rules and regulations

 

Essential Functions

  • Ability to supervise a varied volunteer work group
  • Able to operate large equipment, including a tractor with bucket, mower, and forklift because of prior experience
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds unaided
  • Ability to bend and stoop
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions particularly those found in late winter/early spring
  • Ability to meet the schedule as outlined
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to adapt and reprioritize based on changing circumstances
  • Able to communicate clearly orally and in writing

 

Schedule

Bagging

through April 9

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (one hour unpaid lunch)

Full Service Leaf Mulch Sale (15 hours)

Thursday, April 10, 1 - 6 p.m.

Friday, April 11, 1 - 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bagging and Spring Grinding for Bulk (if necessary until 7,000 bags)

April 14 - May 2 (105 hours)

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (one hour unpaid lunch)

Second Full Service Leaf Mulch Sale (12 hours)

Thursday, May 22, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, May 23, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Spring Bulk Sales (30 hours)

Thursday, April 17, 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 24, 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 26, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 17, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Fall Bulk Grinding (49 hours)

September 11 & 12, 15-19,

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (one hour unpaid lunch)

Fall Bulk Sales (20 hours)

Saturday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 27, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 11, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Pay: $11 per hour

No phone calls please.

Send cover letter, resume, and application to:

Missy Jeanne, Special Events Coordinator

Olbrich Botanical Society
3330 Atwood Avenue

Madison, WI 53704

or e-mail to mjeanne@cityofmadison.com

Application (PDF)

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Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719