2018 JOB OPENINGS
Are you based on Long Island and passionate about farming and interested in making it a career?
FARM TEAM MEMBER
Full-Time: 40+ hours/week
Seasonal: April-November, possible additional work in the "off-season".
Career: This position offers opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individual. A multi-year commitment is preferred.
We’re looking for an all-around amazing individual to join our team this season with the potential for future growth on our farm. This diverse position blends field crew work (harvesting, transplanting, irrigation), transportation (driving our crew van and/or box truck short distances) and customer service/CSA member interface in our farm shop and markets.
Hours/Commitment: This is a full-time, seasonal position running from late April through late November. 40-50 hours/week during the growing season. Candidates must commit to working a minimum of 5 full days a week which must include both Fridays and Saturdays.
The ideal candidate:
- is self-motivated and able to work quickly and efficiently.
- is positive, enthusiastic and pays close attention to detail.
- has customer service experience and excellent communication skills.
- is able to repeatedly and easily lift 50 lb boxes to waist height. Aspects of the position are physically demanding and candidates must be capable of working for extended periods of time performing repetitive work in the fields in all weather, temperature extremes and precipitation.
Previous experience working on a farm is preferred, but not required.
Must be passionate about farming and local, organic food production!
Compensation: Competitive. Salary commensurate with experience.
APPLY: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your cover letter, resume and 2 job references.
HOW TO APPLY
Please e-mail the following to email@example.com
- Cover letter
- 2 Job References
If we feel that you are a good fit we will invite you out for a farm visit and interview and/or a trial work day.