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Check back in November 2021 for field crew openings for 2022!

Current Openings for the 2022 season:

Assistant Vegetable Manager

Job Summary: 

Under the guidance of the farm manager, the assistant manager will learn our no-till production system and be responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the fieldwork and our 2 person crew. This is an ideal position for someone with 2-3 years experience in small-scale intensive farming and ready to gain management experience.  We are seeking to hire an assistant manager who is interested in eventually becoming the farm manager with a long term commitment.  This assistant manager position is a one season commitment and the opportunity to stay on long term as farm manager will be evaluated in September 2022.  This position starts mid-March and runs until mid-November.

Job Duties:

  • Day-to-day management of crew 
  • Irrigation
  • Direct Seeding/Transplanting
  • Harvest and wash/pack management
  • Assist with production, wholesale, and organic certification record keeping
  • Manage farmer’s market stand once a week
  • Weekly fieldwalk and meeting with Farm Manager

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of vegetable production experience
  • Willingness to have a flexible work schedule with some evening and weekend hours as required
  • Strong communication, listening, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Basic tractor skills or willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and hard working 
  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Valid driver’s license

The assistant manager position requires 45-50 hours per week during the main growing season (mid May through September) with fewer hours in early and late season. This is a salaried position, compensation DOE. On farm housing is available. Housing is a private bedroom in one of our barns and access to a shared kitchen and bathroom.

The hiring process includes a phone interview followed by an on farm interview.  We are accepting applications until the position is filled.

If interested, send your resume, a brief paragraph explaining your interest, and 3 references to Jenna at fourwindsfarmer@gmail.com

 

 

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