Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
  • Skilled, self taught, gardener/urban farmer with over 27 years of experience in back yard vegetable gardening and various small scale, diversified farm applications throughout San Diego county
  • Experience in various facets of the agriculture/horticulture sector.
  • Commitment and work ethic that is driven by passion.
  • Proven energetic, personable, productive, hardworking, and detail oriented in the work place.
  • Equally reliable in a professional office environment, or outdoors in the field.
  • Aspiring future farmer and agricultural entrepreneur.
Work History
03/2016 to Current
Interim nursery manager, propagation tech Helix Environmental Construction City, STATE,
  • Maintain a 30.000, 1 gallon native plant nursery
  • Collect seeds and cuttings from restoration sites
  • Propagate plant material into various mediums
  • make soil mixes
  • Order nursery supplies
  • Operate a Kubota front loader three point hitch tractor
  • Perform Hand, and automated irrigation
  • Sterilize and maintain propagation mediums
  • Measure sea water and fresh water ratios using a salinity meter to acclimate and harden marsh plants to restore native marshland
  • Coordinate nursery stock availability with project managers through Microsoft outlook, smart phones, and company portal
  • Track nursery expenditures and separate billable hours to clients and to over head
  • Use excel spread sheets to track inventory
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to work crews
  • Create a daily log to track tasks and hours spent ​
08/2015 to Current
Agricultural Aide California Ddpartment Of Food And Agriculture City, STATE,
  • Perform the Detection that leads to the eradication of exotic, invasive insects, that are detrimental to California food crops.
  • Survey and and navigate residential areas for susceptible plant hosts.
  • Drawing maps, using Thomas Guides and GPS tracking devices to illustrate location of plant hosts.    
  • Installing and servicing insect traps.
  • submitting insect samples.
  • Identify and handle target insect pests.
  • Maintain state vehicle and trapping records.
  • Strong and effective communication with the public.
  • Defensive driver certification Ethical handling of state records.
04/2015 to 07/2015
Sales Coordinator / General Admin Home Town Farms LLC City, STATE,
  • Coordinate availability of product with buyers and lead grower
  • Product quality control packaging and labeling product      
  • Generate invoices and deliver product
  • Harvesting product and general horticultural labor
  • Operate a small store front selection of produce for customer walk in
  • General admin and customer service

06/2012 to 02/2015
Farmer/ Childcare worker aide Dragon Organics San Pasqual Academy City, STATE,
  • Oversaw 14 acres of certified organic land in San Diego County.
  • Operated heavy machinery for field preparation.
  • Managed and ordered seed stock.
  • Propagated plant material for field transplant.
  • Manually applied organic pesticides as a licensed applicator through the county of San Diego and reported applications.
  • Conducted irrigation construction, repairs and monitoring
  • Planted, harvested and delivered products to local businesses Manage a 64 member C.S.A.
  • community supported agriculture) Trained and supervised volunteer laborers and student workers.
  • Taught Agriculture to high school foster kids in a class room and field setting.
English and Spanish (secondary)

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