Sunday, March 16, 2014
Seasonal Help Wanted
Farm Employee for a wide array of tasks, for a diversity of work projects each day- from seeding to planting to weeding to harvest to processing to selling to general farm maintenance. Each employee will have a concentration on a certain aspects of the farm, but most often will be working as a team on general farm projects.
Qualifications: Interested applicants should be enthusiastic about local organic agriculture, ideally have a minimum of one complete growing season of farming experience, be energetic, be able to work outdoors in any weather conditions, be self-motivated and work well with a crew, have excellent quality control while working quickly and efficiently. Knowledge and experience with cut flower production a plus. Must be trustworthy, reliable and responsible, a good attitude, must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week including either Sat. or Sun. and be able to commit to the entire season through the end of Oct. This job includes lots of bending, stooping and lifting. Employees must be physically fit and have no back or knee problems. Pay starts at $8 per hour for all new Farm Worker positions. 30-40 hours/week may be available to the right person. We are also looking for a part-time 'Creative floral volunteer'.