Crop Production Manager - part time

  • Christchurch South Community Gardens Trust
  • 188 Strickland Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • May 24, 2024
Part-Time Community Development

Job Description

The Christchurch South Community Gardens Trust is recruiting for a part-time ( 12 hrs/week) Crop Production Manager to work on our main community garden site at 188 Strickland St, Sydenham  and other off site projects as required. The role will help facilitate the trust’s goal of developing a resource which contributes effectively and authentically to neighbourhood sustainability in all its forms.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Participation in and working alongside volunteers and other staff engaged in compost production, crop and nursery production.
  • Record – keeping – participation, waste/ recycling/ crop production.
  •  Public relations  – visitor requests, sales,  market days, tours, workshops 
  • Repairs & maintenance of outdoor and indoor facilities..  Tidying and organising sheds and outdoor recycling and collection areas.
  • Grant Writing : production expenses / R&M

Skills & Personal attributes include;

  • Experienced & qualified in horticultural production – esp annual vegetable crops
  • Physically able to carry out general gardening duties including compost production.
  • Confident with and can safely use hand and power tools.
  • Excellent communication  skills and standard of literacy and numeracy. IT skills.
  • Approachable & Reliable. High degree of maturity and personal integrity required. Excellent  boundaries, diligence and commitment required. Can follow instructions, retain information and work alone.

Applications Close June 7th 


Christchurch South Community Gardens Trust

Job Summary

Manage Crop Production on a community garden


$30 / hr

How to apply

Applicants please  email CV to

Subject - Crop Production Manager

Applications Close  7th June 


Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Good Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Affordable and Clean Energy, Decent Work and Economic Worth, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action, Life On Land, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, Partnerships for the Goals, Other

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