2018 JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FARM STAND MANAGER

This is a great position for someone who is motivated, loves produce and enjoys working with the public. We are offering a base salary with a generous percentage of sales, for the right candidate. Responsibilities include; complete operation of stand, staffing 6 days a week, inventory management, attractive display, public education, advertising (daily postings, signage, weekly newsletter), and other farm activities. 

Candidate will have good communication skills, ability to lift produce boxes (#40), sales experience, knowledge of social media, experience/knowledge of produce and vegetables. Position begins late June until mid October. 

FARMSTAND WORKER

This position reports to the Farmstand Manager and shares many of the following tasks. Responsibilities include; complete operation of stand, staffing 6 days a week, inventory management, attractive display, public education, advertising (daily postings, signage, weekly newsletter), and other farm activities. 

Candidate will have good communication skills, ability to lift produce boxes (#40), sales experience, knowledge of social media, experience/knowledge of produce and vegetables. Position begins late June until mid October. Compensation is based on an hourly rate.

Farmers Market Assistant

Position is for Wednesdays (12-8), Fridays (12-8) and Saturdays (7-3). Employee will assist in the preparation, packing and loading for farmers markets. Must be able to lift #50 boxes and use a hand truck. Responsibilities include; help in loading and unloading truck, set-up at market, assisting with customers, replenishing product, maintaining display, some sales. Good math skills helpful. Desire to learn. Position is ideal for part time summer work or student. Position is Part Time, but can be expanded to full time with other positions.

PACKHOUSE MANAGER

This is a great position for someone who is very organized, enjoys a fast-pace environment, and has an interest in the distribution of Organic Vegetables. Responsibilities include, washing, sorting and packing fresh produce. Oversight of wholesale orders, packing CSA boxes, and setting up for Farmers Markets.  Activities will also include some field work, seeding, watering, greenhouse maintenance and farm stand coverage.

Candidate will have good communication skills, ability to lift produce boxes (#40), meticulous organization, and, experience/knowledge of produce and vegetables. Position begins May until late October. 

FIELD WORKER (FT/PT)

This is a full or part season position May through November. Ability to lift #50 required. Position requires capacity to deal with inclement weather and long periods of sustained physical labor.

  • Plants, maintains and harvests a variety of vegetable crops in the field and greenhouse
  • Communicates with staff on daily basis for labor needs  (planting, weed control and harvest)
  • Maintains a safe working environment for self around equipment, tools and weather.
  • Manages harvest schedule and logs as appropriate
  • Completes daily harvest of required needs and transports to wash house in timely manner to be cleaned and prepared for sale
  • Cleans and cares for all tools and supplies related to position on a daily basis
  • Works as needed to complete tasks around farm
  • Manages required supplies relevant to job (seed, plastic, tools etc)
  • Provides support in Pack-House as required.
  • Has working familiarity of different types of crops
  • Performs any other task related to the operation of the farm.

Delivery Driver (PT)

Must have valid and clean license. Delivery days are Tuesday and Friday. Employee will assist with packing and loading of product. Participate in pack-house activities to insure timely deliveries. Have knowledge of region and receiving docks. Able to lift #50 boxes and  physically healthy. Knowledge of produce varieties is helpful. Experience with pallet jacks and hand trucks essential. Position is part-time but additional days can be included with Pack-House responsibilities.

LOGO
On the banks of the Connecticut River and in the shadow of Mt. Ascutney are 50 acres of deep river bottom soils. Each season we grow Organic vegetables while nurturing this beautiful land. With family and a great team, we are dedicated to providing natural  produce, flowers, herbs. and meat. You can purchase our products from our farm stand, CSA or local farmers markets

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