Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
11/20/19
Position Title
Field Crew Positions
Position Description
We are looking to hire 1 full-time flower and 1 full time veggie field crew member. They will also assist in all operations on the farm from greenhouse propagation, harvest and post-harvest, weeding, planting and everything in between. We are looking for passionate and hard-working folks that both understand our vision for a co-op farm, with a social justice mission, as well as an outstanding work ethic and dedication to some of the most physically demanding work out there! We are willing to train people who do not have flower farming experience. Previous farming or floral industry experience ideal.

Skills and qualifications:

At least 1 year farming experience farming at 3 acres or more
Clean driver’s license and reliable transportation for commuting to farm
Must be self-motivated and able to work outside in ALL weather conditions including snow, rain, high temps.
Endurance sport experience, athleticism, team camaraderie as well as a healthy amount of competitive spirit.
Comfortably able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
Strong manual dexterity skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and willingness to seek guidance as needed
Clear communication skills and demonstrated ability to be flexible with daily tasks.
Demonstrated commitment to organic, just, and sustainable farming standards.

Schedule, Compensation, Housing:

This is a seasonal position, 40-45 hours a week, from the beginning of April through November 1st. Compensation is $13/hr, plus veggies and flowers. 5 paid vacation days, 2 paid sick days. We are unable to provide on-farm housing, but can connect people to local rentals.
County
Dutchess
Farm Name
Rock Steady Farm & Flowers
How to Apply
To apply please send your resume, cover letter and three references to D. at info@rocksteadyfarm.com
Farm or Organization Website
www.rocksteadyfarm.com