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Our field staff will be expected to develop a wide variety of skills: greenhouse seedling production, field planting, weeding and harvesting, produce deliveries, as well as building and repairing infrastructure. Be prepared for physically demanding work, rain or shine. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and promoting advancement for our employees. We work hard and want to share the rewards of this profession with aspiring farmers.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

While some exposure to commercial agriculture is preferred, it is not required as long as one has a good attitude and work ethic.

Our ideal candidate has:

Position Details

The Farm Hand position begins May 1st and ends November 1st. We cannot make commitments for work beyond the end date. The work will vary during the season as each change in temperature provides a new focus for the work that needs to be done. We work in a rural community with access to public transit. We share a meal as a crew every week and this is an opportunity to ask questions and enjoy the bounty of the farm.

Two weeks advance notice is required for vacation breaks.

Compensation

We have both full and part-time seasonal positions available. The full-time position will be approx. 40-50 hrs/week, with some room for flexibility if additional help is needed. Availability for weekend markets preferred. Starting wage is $15/hr. with 4% vacation pay and access to farm vegetables.

To Apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume:
info@saltandharrow.com