Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
03/04/19
Position Title
Organic Farmer
Position Description
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, transporting crew and produce 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.

Full-Time: 40+ hours/week
Seasonal: April-November, possible additional work in the "off-season".
Career: This position offers opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individual.

Competitive pay 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.
County
Suffolk
Your Name
Matt Kurek