Website Fifth Crow Farm
Diversified organic veggies and fruit on roughly 150 acres
-40-50 hours per week, Tuesdays-Saturdays or Wednesdays- Sundays starting March, lasting through the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
This position is the closest we have to a paid internship. Under the direct supervision of our Managerial Team (Crew Leader, Pack Out Manager, and CSA Manager), the Field Crew aid in various aspects of field production and sales from sowing, weeding, transplanting, and harvesting, to selling at farmers’ markets, packing boxes for a 700 subscriber CSA, and assembling restaurant and wholesale orders. This is a great opportunity for someone with a demonstrated passion and interest in organic veggie production, but who doesn’t have enough experience to manage or start their own operation. Opportunity for long term employment and advancement possible.
Pay: $17.06/hour with annual reviews of performance for raises. Full time employees accrue up to 5 days paid sick leave per year and 1 week paid vacation. Health & optional dental benefits also included.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, a team player, quick learner, good work ethic, has a passion for food and farming and enthusiasm to learn. Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather, and do repetitive tasks. This is a very physically demanding job that requires the ability to bend over for extended periods, stand, walk long distances and be able to repetitively lift 40-50lbs.
Qualifications: This job is physical. Candidates must be able to perform repetitive tasks like hoeing, shoveling, leaning over, walking long distances, lifting 40-50lbs etc.. Some previous farming experience a must. Good communication skills, customer service experience/farmers’ market experience, basic Spanish, and experience driving a box truck a plus. Positions will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two references to: email@example.com
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