JOBS

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We are currently accepting applications for the positions below.  If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, a resume, and two references to [email protected]


Field Production Crew/Marketeer- Year Round, Full Time, with benefits

40-50 hours per week, Wednesdays-Sundays starting as soon as the right candidate is found

This position, under the supervision of Farmer Teresa and Harvest Manager Raul, entails helping with all aspects of our field production from sowing, weeding, transplanting, and harvesting, to selling a farmers’ market.  This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion and interest organic veggie production, at least a full year’s farming experience, but who doesn’t have enough experience to manage or start their own operation. Opportunity for long term employment and advancement possible.

Pay: $12.50-$15/hour (experience depending) with 6 month reviews of performance for raises.  Health insurance, dental, 1 week paid vacation, and $150 stipend for housing or commuting more than 30 miles if living off-site.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, a team player, quick learner, good work ethic, has a passion for food and farming and enthusiasm to learn.  Must be able to lift 40 lbs, work outdoors in inclement weather, and do sometimes very repetitive tasks.

Qualifications: previous farming experience a must, good communication skills, customer service experience/farmers’ market experience preferred, basic Spanish a plus, clean driving record and experience driving a box truck a plus.

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Pack Out Manager 

full time staff position (40-50hrs/week) 

Pay: $15-18/hr plus benefits, experience depending

 

The Pack Out Manager works closely with farmer Teresa (who manages Sales) and our Crew Leader to oversee the washing and packing of product for 6-7 farmers’ markets, restaurant/wholesale, and a  600-700 member CSA. 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

– maintaining quality and efficiency in the pack out

-overseeing 2-3 people daily

-maintaining food safety records

-Aiding in harvest, prep, and packing of produce

-maintaining inventory of necessary supplies

Qualifications: This position requires managerial experience, experience with the harvest and post-harvest handling of a diversity of vegetables/herbs/fruits, good organizational skills, ability to communicate in both Spanish and English.  The ideal candidate has two or more years experience working on a mixed vegetable farm and experience in sales.  This position is ideal for someone who has leadership skills, yet enjoys working on a team.  The ideal candidate is detail oriented and organized, conversationally fluent in Spanish, good at time management, and enjoys working in a dynamic and fast paced working environment. Must be able to repetitively lift 40lbs. This job is physically demanding.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

To apply please send resume, including two references, and a cover letter to Teresa at [email protected] or P.O. Box 527, Pescadero, CA 94060 

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Full Time Tractor Operator

Pay: $15-18/hour, with benefits, experience depending with

45 hours a week

 

The Tractor Assistant works closely with, and under the supervision of Mike Irving, one of the 3 farm owners.  This is a full-time position.  This is a unique opportunity to gain further experience with the function and utilization of various tractors and implements on a mid-size farm scale by working alongside experienced farmers. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Performing various stages of tractor work [spading, discing, ripping, bed making, cultivating, seeding, fertilizing, spraying, mowing, grading, and other related tasks]

– Maintaining detailed records of inputs, plantings and other field activities

– Work closely with the Irrigation Manager to coordinate field moisture & tractor work

– Participation in building and other projects as needed

– Lead a Farmers’ Market 1x weekly

– Occasional assistance with harvest

– Errand runs once or twice a month

 

Qualifications:

This position requires previous farming experience on a small or mid-size farm [Please do not apply if you have zero tractor experience!]. Good communication skills and an ability to self manage are critical.  Must have at least a basic knowledge of proper usage and care of mechanical equipment.  Experience in customer service and with farmers’ markets a plus.  Basic Spanish a plus.

 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

To apply please send resume, including two references, and a cover letter to Teresa at [email protected] or P.O. Box 527, Pescadero, CA 94060