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
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
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