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Farm Crew Member at Foothill Roots Farm - 13990

Job Title: 
Farm Crew Member
Foothill Roots Farm
17565 Placer Hills Rd.
95722 Meadow Vista , CA ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

We’re looking for people who are serious about farming and want to make it their career. People who love vegetables, hard work, working at a fast pace, being outside in all kinds of weather, are self-motivated, and detail oriented. This is a fast paced work environment where we enjoy many laughs and good conversation while working hard. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather, lift 40+ pounds, enjoy repetitive tasks, enjoy customer service, and have a valid drivers license. We recommend having a strong athletic background or previous farm experience.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Crew members are involved in all aspects of running the farm... starting seeds, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, harvesting, post harvest handling, packing CSA boxes and working the farm stand.

Crew members are assigned an area of increased responsibility, with a focus such as irrigation, packhouse management, greenhouse management or farm stand management. Additionally, each crew member is assigned a field(s) to pay particular attention to throughout the growing season. Field observations are shared as a group every Monday morning at our field walk meetings. Occasional after-hours/weekend responsibilities should be expected.

Education & Experience: 

Prior agriculture experience required. (1 year minimum)
Our goal is to enhance your knowledge and skill set while working on a small scale diversified vegetable farm. Opportunity for multiple year, long term employment exists and is desired.

Application Instructions: 

Send an email to farmcrew@foothillrootsfarm.com with:

1. Subject Line: Farm Crew, (Your name)
2. Cover letter explaining your interest in working with us at the farm, and something interesting about yourself (hobbies, current interests, etc)
3. Resume with 3 professional references and current contact information

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture