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Farm Assistant at Preston Farm and Winery - 9697

Job Title: 
Farm Assistant
Preston Farm and Winery
9282 W Dry Creek Rd
95448 Healdsburg , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Company Overview:

Preston Farm and Winery is a family-operated, certified organic property in Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Valley. Our 125 acres are nestled between a meandering salmon-spawning stream and a sleepy stretch of former wagon trail leading to town. Under 45 years of stewardship by the Preston family, our land has evolved from an emphasis on wine alone to diversified crops including vineyards, vegetables, fruit and olive trees, grain, and pastured livestock. We currently farm about 4 acres of mixed fruits and vegetables which are sold at our local Farmers’ Markets (Healdsburg and Cloverdale), our on-site Farm Store, and to local chefs.

Our Farm Team works closely together, often during long, hot days spent harvesting, packing orders, and weeding. We are seeking a team player who can commit to five work days per week with a good attitude, attention to detail, patience, and an interesting in organic farming.

Work Schedule:
Tuesday - Saturday
7am - 3:30 pm with potentially longer days during July, August, and September.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

We are seeking a full time, seasonal employee to:

Assist farmer with harvesting, propagation, planting, weeding, irrigation set up, greenhouse maintenance, seed collecting, packing, and stocking the on site Farm Store. Ability to work Saturday Healdsburg Farmers’ Market is desired.

Education & Experience: 

Some farming experience preferred, but not necessary. Willing to train the right candidate.
Some BCS tractor experience preferred
Interest in organic farming and agriculture.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and willingness to seek guidance as needed.
Ability to bend, stand, or kneel for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Hard worker in any condition, rain or heat.
Good CA DMV record.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Flexibility and positive attitude
Ability to speak Spanish preferred, but not required

Application Instructions: 

Please send resume and cover letter to Kristin Morrison at Kristin@prestonvineyards.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening