We have filled all positions for the 2019 Season
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please indicate if you are applying for a full time or part time position and answer the question: If you were a vegetable, which one would you be and why?
Full-Season Farm Crew Member
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Waxwing Farm is looking for a few motivated and hard-working individuals to join our farm crew for the 2019 growing season.
Responsibilities: Our farm crew is involved in all aspects of vegetable production, from seed to harvest. Responsibilities include:
- Greenhouse work, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, and general plant care and maintenance.
- Harvesting, washing, grading and packing produce
- Hoop house work (planting, trellising, pruning, weeding, irrigating)
- Light tractor work
- Animal chores
- Involvement in CSA member events
- General farm upkeep
- Delivering produce
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and organized, with an attention to detail and efficiency. Previous farm experience is a plus but not required. Crew members must be physically fit and should expect to work quickly and efficiently in all weather conditions. Employees must be able to work independently and with others. We seek someone that wants to work hard, eat well, and continue to learn and grow. Preference will be given to those who are interested in returning to work for multiple seasons.
Timeframe and Hours: Our work season runs from April to late October/early November. Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break. Work hours can vary with the weather, but full-time positions are 38-45 hours per week and part-time positions are 16-24 hours per week.
Compensation/Benefits: We value our employees. Pay starts at $10/hour, depending on experience. In addition, we provide hot lunch and coffee. Free produce is available when in season. On farm accommodations are available for one of full time positions. We can assist with securing additional housing if need be.