Employment Opportunities

Crew Leader
Irrigation Manager
Other

 

Crew Leader:

We are looking for someone who has several years experience working with a wide variety of produce. One of the primary requirements would be to lead a crew in various tasks—correctly and efficiently performing them. The work environment is important to us, so there must be a willingness to respect Christian values.

Qualifications would include:

-ability to instruct and motivate people
-able to work alone or with a crew
-attentive to quality control
-organizing daily work
-knowledge of insects and vegetable diseases
-ability to operate and service equipment
-have excellent mechanical skills
-willing to work outside in all kinds of weather
-desire to continue learning about farming
-have a valid drivers license
-the ability to repeatedly lift 50#

Desired experience would include:

-directing crews of various size
-transplanting
-irrigation management
-equipment maintenance
-foliar spraying
-harvesting vegetables
-storing and post harvest handling

Work Schedule:

-Our season begins in April and finishes around Thanksgiving. There would be the possibility of year round work for qualified individuals.

-We work five days per week. During the summer, half of our work crew works Monday through Friday with Saturday off. The other half works Monday through Saturday with either Wednesday or Friday off. We try to be somewhat flexible with scheduling.

-During the Spring and Fall we work from 8:00am to 5:00pm with an hour break for lunch. During the Summer, we start work at 7:00am for a nine hour day.

Compensation:

-starting wage based on experience
-merit based raises are always a possibility

Benefits:

-10% employee discount off any produce we grow
-full line of other fruits & vegetables at wholesale prices
-free seconds on several crops
-use of our equipment repair shop for personal automotive service
-produce/growing supplies available at cost

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To apply, email the following to us:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Three references from current and past employers, or others as appropriate

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Irrigation Manager:

We are looking for someone who has at least one year experience working with a wide variety of produce. One of the primary requirements would be to manage our irrigation system and scheduling. Since irrigation doesn't take all the available time, there would be many secondary tasks. The work environment is important to us, so there must be a willingness to respect Christian values.

Qualifications would include:

-able to work alone or with others
-attentive to quality control
-organizing irrigation schedule
-some knowledge of insects and vegetable diseases
-willing to work outside in all kinds of weather
-desire to continue learning about farming
-have a valid drivers license
-the ability to repeatedly lift 50#

Desired experience would include:

-irrigating produce (setup and operation of system)
-checking soil moisture for various crops
-transplanting
-mechanically inclined
-some equipment maintenance
-harvesting vegetables
-storing and post harvest handling

Work Schedule:

-Our season begins in April and finishes around Thanksgiving. There would be the possibility of year round work for qualified individuals.

-We work five days per week. During the summer, half of our work crew works Monday through Friday with Saturday off. The other half works Monday through Saturday with either Wednesday or Friday off. We try to be somewhat flexible with scheduling.

-During the Spring and Fall we work from 8:00am to 5:00pm with an hour break for lunch. During the Summer, we start work at 7:00am for a nine hour day.

Compensation:

-starting wage based on experience
-merit based raises are always a possibility

Benefits:

-10% employee discount off any produce we grow
-full line of other fruits & vegetables at wholesale prices
-free seconds on several crops
-use of our equipment repair shop for personal automotive service
-produce/growing supplies available at cost

...

To apply, email the following to us:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Three references from current and past employers, or others as appropriate

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Other Positions:

We are looking for a few people who have several years experience working with a wide variety of produce. We would also consider training someone with little experience if they are motivated and interested in organic farming. The work environment is important to us, so there must be a willingness to respect Christian values.

Qualifications would include:

-be a self motivated worker
-able to work alone or with a crew
-attentive to quality control
-self organized
-knowledge of plants
-able to handle produce gently
-willing to work outside in all kinds of weather
-desire to continue learning about farming
-have a valid drivers license
-the ability to repeatedly lift 50#

Desired experience would include:

-transplanting
-equipment operation
-foliar spraying
-harvesting vegetables
-storing and post harvest handling

Work Schedule:

-Our season begins in May (there would be some part time work starting as early as March). Our season finishes around Thanksgiving.

-We work five days per week. During the summer, half of our work crew works Monday through Friday with Saturday off. The other half works Monday through Saturday with either Wednesday or Friday off. We try to be somewhat flexible with scheduling.

-During the Spring and Fall we work from 8:00am to 5:00pm with an hour break for lunch. During the Summer, we start work at 7:00am for a nine hour day.

Compensation:

-starting wage based on experience
-merit based raises are always a possibility

Benefits:

-10% employee discount off any produce we grow
-full line of other fruits & vegetables at wholesale prices
-free seconds on several crops
-use of our equipment repair shop for personal automotive service
-produce/growing supplies available at cost

...

To apply, email the following to us:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Three references from current and past employers, or others as appropriate

If you have any questions, please contact us.