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Title: Tribal College Ojibwe Garden Intern, Seasonal Temporary
Location: FDL Resource Management
Supervisor: Ojibwe Garden Project Coordinator
Closing Date: March 22, 2019


General Summary:

Performs general duties related to establishing and maintaining a demonstration garden, participates in seasonal garden workshops and assists with outreach through radio and newspaper articles.

Position Responsibilies:

  • Performs general gardening duties, including but not limited to seeding, transplanting, hoeing/weeding, and harvesting.
  • Helps to identify and resolve pest and disease problems in the demonstration garden.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department meetings.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires ability to do physical garden work such as lifting and stooping, and ability to load/unload 25-40 pounds, and up to 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Walking, standing, running, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling are required.
  • Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse weather conditions.

Position Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in learning about organic gardening or farming experience is required.
  • Demonstrated interest in horticulture and community outreach is required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Ability to work well independently and in groups.
  • Ability to understand and accept written, oral, and diagrammatic instructions.
  • Operations consist of shift work; seven days a week and on holidays.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Some travel may be required.



APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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