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Farm Crew Member at Mountain Sun Farm - 11997

Job Title: 
Farm Crew Member
Mountain Sun Farm
467 CR 630
35984 Mentone , AL
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

We're hiring full-time farm crew members for the 2021 season. We're a production farm and work at a fast pace. We work through the rain, we get very dirty, and we have fun accomplishing rewarding work.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Duties:
Harvest, wash, and pack vegetables while grading for strict quality standards.
Help plant 115,000+ transplants while riding a water wheel transplanter.
Assist in propagation greenhouse seeding and management.
Occasionally deconstruct tomato trellising, hand-weed, or hoe.
Option to independently operate our table at the Mentone farmer's market.
Other miscellaneous seasonal tasks as needed.

Requirements:
Previous experience in commercial vegetable production strongly preferred
Passion for organic vegetable production or working outdoors.
Ability to work in full sun or rain all day.
Ability to lift and carry 25lb harvest buckets for 400' or more.
Ability to harvest ground-level vegetables while bending at the waist for four hours or more.
Ability to work consistently at an athletic pace.
Ability to keep pace working alone or alongside others.
Ability to arrive promptly at 7 AM ready to begin the work day.

Position Details:
Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm - Option for Saturdays.
(Partial availability still considered).
$12/hr starting pay + produce from the farm
(Higher starting pay considered for substantial previous experience)
Opportunity for pay raises through demonstrated proficiency and self-management.
March/April - November (exact dates negotiable)

Education & Experience: 

Prior commercial farm experience is preferred but not required if you have a passion for organic farming.

Application Instructions: 

Please email info(at)mountainsunfarm.com with a resume and why you would like to work for us.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture