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Farm crew at Ecolibrium Farms - 12861

Job Title: 
Farm crew
Ecolibrium Farms
15410 124th St
98077 Redmond , WA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

The ideal Farm Crew Member candidate has at least 1-2 seasons working on an organic vegetable farm and is interested in farming as a career. Acceptable experiece includes working as an intern on a farm, or similar work such as landscaping or trail building.

Ecolibrium is driven by market gardening principles. We grow large quantities of high quality produce for our CSA, restaurants and local farmers markets, on small acreage, using ecologically-sound practices. We are organic certified, and strive to keep a light footprint.

Our team has high expectations - physically, and mentally.

The positions are seasonal, with a start date of March 1st for the Lead position, and April 1st for the Crew Members. End date is October 31st. Compensation is DOE, and produce from the farm.

We're committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. We are also hiring interns for the 2021 season!

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Working together and under the leadership of the Farm Manager and Farm Crew Lead, the Farm Crew Member will be involved in all aspects of the operation, including bed prep, seeding, transplanting, greenhouse management, cultivation, irrigation, BCS/tractor operation, wash/pack, farmers markets, restaurant deliveries, and harvest. The Farm Crew Lead will supervise when the Farm Manager is not present, and help teach the Farm Crew Members/Interns how to work on a farm.

Education & Experience: 

Skills/competencies required:

Desire and passion for working outside, with seasonally heavy work loads and public interaction

Ability to lift 50+ lbs and work long hours in all types of weather conditions

Represent the values of the company while interacting with anyone on site

Enthusiasm for sustainable food production

Maintain positive attitude and team cohesion amongst the field crew

Interest in Market gardening

Familiarity with Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) standards

Familiarity with Google Suite

Adaptability - ability to be flexible when changes occur - weather, tasks, etc.

Application Instructions: 

To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to alex@ecolibriumfarms.com. Make sure to mention any applicable skills or experience. If you are unsure about whether or not you are qualified, please don’t hesitate to shoot us an email with questions or concerns.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture