Farm Crew Member (Philomath)

Website Gathering Together Farm

Gathering Together Farm in Philomath, Oregon, is seeking a full-time organic field crew member to help support our harvest
and ecological crop production needs.

Compensation: $15 or DOE

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work:
• Full time, seasonal or year round position (TBD in discussion at end of year).
• 30 – 60 hours (TBD) per week with 5-6 day potential work week that goes Monday through Friday or Saturday.
• Start time 7am for the farm-wide morning meeting where the day’s plan is discussed

• Harvesting a wide diversity of seasonal vegetables daily.
• Transplanting as a crew with an advanced machine and individually by hand.
• Crop weeding, thinning, and other elements of cultural management.
• Trellising tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and other warm-season crops.
• Other jobs essential to a diversified farm.

• Commitment to product quality and food safety.
• Commitment to conducting yourself efficiently while on the clock.
• Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
• Reliable transportation to and from the farm.
• Ability to work long days and early hours, and have a somewhat flexible schedule.
• Ability to work in varying outdoor temperatures and weather conditions.
• Must be able to perform physical demands of the position.

Preferred Education and Experience:
• Vegetable farming experience, and/or agricultural education and training.
• Passion for organic farming and organic produce.
• Experience operating tractors and other farm equipment.

Competency Qualifications:
• Focus, self-awareness, discipline, and motivation for farming work.
• Friendly communication, a collaborative spirit, and a love for teamwork.
• Flexibility and adaptiveness for solving problems on the farm.

Work Environment:
• Open fields and high tunnels, in a wide variety of weather conditions.
• Communal meals provided at the shaded farm home base five days per week.

Physical Demands:
• Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend, kneel, stoop, climb and push, pull, or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Requires manual dexterity, auditory, and visual skills, and the ability to learn farm conventions and standards.
• Requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures, and effectively report field observations.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Thank you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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