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Peckham Inc. Peckham Inc. - Farm/Facilities Worker in Lansing, Michigan

dir="LTR"PECKHAM dir="LTR"Peckham is a national award-winning non-profit organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation for people with disabilities and barriers to employment. We accomplish our mission by working with community partners and through our own diverse business lines consisting of apparel manufacturing, warehousing, call centers, environmental services, and farming. dir="LTR"We are hiring for span style="text-decoration: underline;"Farm/Facilities Worker/span dir="LTR"span class="emphasis"emThese jobs are part of Peckham's vocational rehabilitation efforts. Applicants are eligible to apply for these positions if they have a disability that has created a barrier to employment./em/span dir="DEFAULT" liStarting Wage: $9.65/hour /li liLocation: 5408 W Grand River Ave Lansing, MI 48906/li /ul dir="DEFAULT" dir="LTR"SUMMARY dir="LTR"This position assists in various roles at Peckham Farms and in maintaining Peckham Facilities throughout the Lansing area. Primary duties of this position are to assist in general building maintenance, preventive building maintenance, and during the Harvest Season assist in the maintenance and harvest of fruits and vegetables at Peckham Farms. The Harvest Season generally will fluctuate in length and generally is within the months between June ndash; October. Responsibilities may include, basic building and equipment/machinery maintenance and upkeep, lawn mowing, weed trimming, general cleaning, pruning, hand or tool weeding, leaf removal, setup/removal of holiday decorations, and snow removal. dir="LTR"Duties and responsibilities include: liCultivate soil, sow crops and control weeds by hand pulling, slashing, rotary hoeing or spraying/li liIdentify plant pests and plant pathogens/li liAssemble and maintain garden beds/li liClean and sterilize farm equipment/li liFollow Peckham food and safety guidelines/li liAssist with wash, pack, and distribution activities. These include washing, grading, and packaging of produce, and preparing it for storage, market, or delivery while maintaining strict record keeping and trace-ability standards./li liAssist with grounds maintenance by means of push mowers, weed trimmers, edgers, blowers/li liAssist with snow removal and clearing of emergency exits and walking areas, spreading salt de-icer on walkways, constructing snow fences./li liAssist in overhead cleaning by means of dusting or vac systems/li liAssist in specialty cleaning of wall, ceiling, and floor surfaces/li liAssist with setup and removal of holiday decorations around Lansing area facilities i.e. hanging lights, setting up displays, following diagrams and verbal instructions./li liAssist with general facility maintenance including repair, cleaning and upkeep of fixtures, appliances, storage racking, and furniture, as well as assisting with the installation of said objects using hand and power tools./li liMaintain a safe and healthy work area and report any safety concerns to the supervisor./li liOther related duties as assigned/li /ul