Full-time Tractor Operator

Website Fifth Crow Farm

Diversified organic veggies and fruit on roughly 150 acres

-This is a full time position from 40-50 hours per week, Tuesdays-Saturdays or Wednesdays- Sundays. 

Pay: Commensurate with experience, $18-24/hour($35-50K annually), + health insurance and dental option, 1 week paid vacation, 1 week Paid Time off.  Possibility for longer unpaid leave during the Winter. Up to 5 days paid sick leave.  Pay reviewed at least annually based on performance.  Commuting and housing stipends may be available for employees who live off site.

The Tractor Operator position works closely with the farm owners and a small team of seasoned operators to manage 75+ acres of field production, from primary tillage to harvest, for a wide diversity of crops.  This is a unique opportunity to gain further experience with the function and utilization of various tractors and implements on a mid-size farm scale by working alongside experienced farmers.  Applicants must also be willing to drive to and lead a weekend farmers market.

Qualifications: This position requires at least one year experience operating a range of equipment on a row-crop farm.  Must have at least some basic experience with the care of mechanical equipment.  Mechanical servicing skills and metalworking are a plus.  Good communication skills and ability to self-motivate, self-manage and multi-task are critical.  Experience in customer service and farmers’ market sales as well as basic Spanish is a plus. We are looking for someone interested in a multiple year commitment, but will consider other applicants with sufficient and applicable previous experience. *Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. and perform repetitive tasks as well as work alone for extended periods.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

To apply please send a resume, including two references, and a cover letter to Mike Irving- mike@fifthcrowfarm.com

Please visit our website [https://fifthcrowfarm.com] to learn more about our operation.

To apply for this job email your details to mike@fifthcrowfarm.com