Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
12/04/19
Position Title
Packing Barn Manager
Position Description
The Packing Barn Manager position is focused on washing, sorting and packing produce. Our orders range in size from 1/4 pallets to multi-pallets. We typically have 3-6 wholesale orders going out on a given day along with 1-2 farmer’s markets, 3 times per week. This position will work very closely with the farm owners and other management staff.
We’re looking for someone who is organized and pays attention to quality and detail. This is a very physical job and requires the handling of hundreds to thousands of pounds of produce every day. The ability to repetitively lift 30-40 pound boxes is imperative.
The job requires the frequent use of a forklift and driving a 12’ and 16’ box truck. We’re open to training the right person on these machines.
The ideal candidate:
-Has strong communication skills,
-Is able to keep records for organic and GAPS certificates,
-Enjoys physical activity even when repetitive and is physically fit,
-Has the ability to communicate and understand basic tasks in Spanish,
-Is self motivated and organized,
-Pays attention to detail and is able to multi-task,
-Has worked for at least 1 full season on a commercial vegetable farm or in the food industry,
-Has a positive attitude and can roll with the ever changing nature of a farm environment.
This is a 6 day/week seasonal position from April-December. The hours range from 50-60 hours/week in the height of the season and 30-40 hours/week at the beginning and end of the season. There is the possibility for part-time winter work. Compensation is based on experience.
County
Ulster
Farm Name
Row by Row Farm
How to Apply
To apply, Please send a cover letter describing your background and interest in the job and a current resume to rowbyrowfarm@gmail.com. Please note whether you’d be interested in on-farm housing.
Farm or Organization Website