Employment

 

                          

Organic Matters Ranch 2017 Farm Crew Positions

Harvest/Pack Crew:  Work starts early mornings.  Responsible for harvesting, washing, sorting, packing and labeling boxes of produce. 

CSA Field Crew:  Helping with harvesting, planting, and weeding vegetables.  Previous experience growing carrots, beets, spinach, etc. desired. 

Farmers Market Sales:  Work weekday farmers markets Tuesdays and Thursdays (occasional Friday and Saturdays), must have clean driving record, previous experience with cash sales, good customer service, must be able to lift 50lbs. 

Farm Stand Sales:  Responsible for set up and break down of farm stand.  Handling produce, stocking shelves, cleaning, sales, and CSA distribution.  M-F 11-6:30.  Commitment to full season May 31st-October 31st.  Must be self motivated and trustworthy. 

References necessary

 *Some crew members will also be assigned to other various farm needs such as weeding, general cleaning, and planting. 

                                   

Skills Required

• Flexibility with scheduling; spring hours are varied depending on rain/weather

• Strong interest in farming

• Good communications skills

• Excellent work ethic and positive attitude

• Ability to work independently or with a team

• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

• Willingness to commit to position for full farm season

  • Commitment to farm season and being on time a must unless prearranged

Desired Qualifications

• One season previous farm work

• Energetic, positive, and motivated personality

• Punctuality

• Wash/Pack: attention to detail, consistency in grading/sorting product, efficient

 

Details

• Part time: April-May, Full time: June-October, Part time: November-December (weather permitting)

• Hours:  Will depend on which crew you are hired for and season needs.  We will have some set days and time for certain positions that we can discuss at the interview.

• Compensation: Hourly pay rate starting at $10-12/hour depending on experience

• Overtime compensation of time and half starts at 40 hours/week or over 10 hours/day.

 

Application Process

To apply, fill out the field crew application and submit along with your current resume. Submit materials using one of the following ways:

• In person • Email: info@organicmattersranch.com • Mail: Organic Matters Ranch

Field Crew Application