Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
04/06/18
Position Title
Organic Farm Production Assistant
Position Description
The Golden Earthworm Organic Farm is a 2000+ member CSA farm located on the North Fork of Long Island. We have been farming organically for the local Long Island community for 24 years.
We are looking for individuals with production farm experience and proficiency operating a mix of farm machinery. Work with the management team to implement the farm’s production plans in the field, from field preparation and seeding to cultivation and harvesting. Aside from field tractor work, round out time helping with harvests, leading field crews, and assisting with the general process of the farm.
Responsibilities:
You are a key member of the production team and will be doing all sorts of farm related tasks. You work closely with the owner/farmer on field production, irrigation, repair projects, greenhouse care, weeding and much more!
Background and Skills:
• Practical experience and knowledge of vegetable growing systems and understanding of the field production process for organic crops will be helpful to understand detailed farm plans and practices.
• Experience working with a team and managing a group successfully.
• Ability to jump in to help in other areas of an organic vegetable farm as needed.
• Mechanical experience a plus.
• Must be extremely responsible, self-motivated and capable of handling complex instructions.
• Must have a clean driver’s license and be capable of handling physically demanding work.
• The farm is a smoke-free, drug-free environment.
Competitive pay ($17+/hour) based on experience. Housing is not included. Please detail previous machinery experience, including crops and methods, in your application. Rolling applications - position open until filled. Apply via e-mail: info@goldenearthworm.com
County
Suffolk
Your Name
Matt Kurek