Rē: The Regenerative School in Fayetteville, Tennessee, is currently seeking to fill a Buildings, Maintenance and Grounds position to maintain the residential buildings, farm structures, public event infrastructure and grounds that support the environmentally-oriented education programs provided by the non-profit.
The qualified applicant must have thorough knowledge of basic residential and farm construction, and basic knowledge of farm equipment, as well as the accident and safety precautions of the trade and working knowledge of the procedures and practices of grounds maintenance. Applicants should be self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as with our core team.
Responsibilities include implementing an annual work plan to protect/improve water and soil quality and maintain public green/community space on a 130-acre site, which also includes farmland, two community gardens, ornamental gardens, wetlands and meadows, rock outcrops, trails and a seasonal stream, leased from a family farm. Since programming at the organization also includes working demonstrations, workshops and retreats, duties also involve public interaction and working with volunteers and interns. Requires physical labor in varied weather conditions throughout the year.
Come join our team!
In addition to a base salary of $24,000, the compensation package includes individual medical benefits, free on-site housing, no-cost utilities and rent-free land for small scale production/added self-generated income.
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with two professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate ‘Buildings, Maintenance and Grounds Position’ in the subject line of your email. The position is open until filled. Applicants will need satisfactory reference checks, a valid driver’s license, cell phone communication, and reliable transportation.
The Regenerative School works through education, research and civic engagement activities to foster regenerative processes which add to the abundance and resilience of ecological, social and economic communities.
Rē is located in Lincoln County, Tennessee, situated in the heart of the historic Elk River Valley, covering 570 square miles, including an attractive historic downtown square and abundant scenic countryside. It is today known for a diverse agricultural economy, including cattle, soybeans, corn, hay, wheat, cotton, nursery products, poultry, and vegetables. Community members have a strong sense of place and pride in their community.
Rē respectfully acknowledges the original inhabitants of this territory: Chikashsha Yaki (Chickasaw); S’atsoyaha (Yuchi); Shawnee; and ᎠᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Eastern Band of Cherokee).