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Farm Staff at The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens - 9583

Job Title: 
Farm Staff
The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
598 N. Fairview Ave.
93117 Goleta , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Job posting: Farm Staff
Hours: P/T 15 – 30 hours based on availability and qualifications
Pay rate: Hourly $13.00 – $15.00 DOE
**Availability for onsite living accommodations for the right candidate.**
We are a certified organic farm located in Goleta, CA just minutes from the beach and Santa
Barbara. The Center for Urban Agriculture is a 501c3 nonprofit organization within the city
limits of this Central Coast city. We operate 12 acres of urban farmland, and are searching for a
farmworker to join our energetic and hardworking team. No day is the same in the Goodland!
The ideal candidate will have a passion for farming and its many applications including the
process and hard work of Regenerative Agriculture, growing nutrient dense organic produce,
and an active engagement with the organization and its mission to connect agriculture,
education and community. We are in search of an enthusiastic person with at least 2 years
working experience on an organic farm. It is imperative that the candidate embodies the
qualities listed below and is capable of assisting with the general duties and responsibilities as
outlined. This position reports to the Farm Operations Manager.
Qualities of a Successful Candidate:
● Team-oriented and able to take direction
● Willingness to learn and be adaptable, but also share ideas
● Takes initiative and recognizes where opportunities to go above and beyond present
themselves
● Energetic and friendly
● Responsible and hardworking
● Ability to maintain clear communication
General Duties/Responsibilities:
● Field work including but not limited to – weeding, transplanting, seeding, irrigation,
cultivation
● Basic landscaping and orchard care
● Livestock care including chicken care
● Produce harvesting
● Other duties as assigned
Possible Growth Opportunities:
● Onsite farmstand sales
● Farmer’s Market sales
● Additional responsibilities based on experience
Physical Demands:
● Stand, walk, balance, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
● Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to
75 pounds

Duties & Responsibilities: 

General Duties/Responsibilities:
● Field work including but not limited to – weeding, transplanting, seeding, irrigation,
cultivation
● Basic landscaping and orchard care
● Livestock care including chicken care
● Produce harvesting
● Other duties as assigned
Possible Growth Opportunities:
● Onsite farmstand sales
● Farmer’s Market sales
● Additional responsibilities based on experience
Physical Demands:
● Stand, walk, balance, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
● Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to
75 pounds

Education & Experience: 

2 years working on an organic farm.
Qualities of a Successful Candidate:
● Team-oriented and able to take direction
● Willingness to learn and be adaptable, but also share ideas
● Takes initiative and recognizes where opportunities to go above and beyond present
themselves
● Energetic and friendly
● Responsible and hardworking
● Ability to maintain clear communication

Application Instructions: 

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to info@fairviewgardens.org with the SUBJECT heading of 'Farm Staff Employment'.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture