Hiring Farm Assistant at Fields of Plenty

Farm Assistant at Fields of Plenty
Wage: $13/hr
Hours: 23 per week to start- strong possibility of more as the season goes on
Schedule: Must be available Tuesday and Friday 8 AM until 1 PM June through October- flexible otherwise
Season: Immediately through end of October
Duties:
  • Assist with harvest on Tuesday and Friday mornings
  • Occasionally deliver produce to nearby market
  • Occasionally take produce to neighborhood market and providing customer service at the market
  • Assist with farm work including but not limited to: weeding, trellising, prepping planting beds, planting vegetables
  • Assist with small infrastructure projects which may include using hand held power tools
  • Assist with property upkeep including but not limited to picking up trash, mowing grass, and keeping brush trimmed
  • Assist with maintaining equipment and supplies, including but not limited to washing out harvest bins, cleaning and organizing tools
Requirements:
  • Available Tuesday and Friday 8 AM until 1 PM June through October
  • Very reliable- must show up on time- will need at least one strong reference
  • Self directed- must be able to self-supervise part of the time
  • Must be able to lift 20+ pounds and do physical work for several hours outside in all sorts of weather
Preferred skills:
  • Experience with farming and/or gardening, especially harvest skills
  • Customer service experience, especially at farmers market or similar
  • Basic carpentry skills
To schedule an interview please email alice.bagley@gmail.com.
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