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Flower Crew at Burns Blossom Farm - 14114

Job Title: 
Flower Crew
Burns Blossom Farm
435 W 16th St.
95928 Chico , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

We are seeking a hard working, self-motivated, and good-humored individuals to join our farm crew!

POSITIONS:

One(1) Flower Field Crew(with flexibility to work in vegetable operation when needed).

Opportunities exist to join our year round team. You will be working with a crew at times but must be independently motivated as well. Ideal applicants have 1+ year farm experience.

Primary tasks for both jobs include: harvesting crops, transplanting, pruning, broadforking, moving compost, mulching, trellising, weeding, seeding, market prep/farmers market/farm stand, washing and packing produce, driving deliveries, assisting with farm events, and more.

Although always overwhelmingly beautiful, the tasks are often strenuous and repetitive, so we aim to build a team that works cohesively to maintain a positive and enjoyable working environment. Chico is located in the hot & dry Sacramento Valley, must be able to work in any weather. We value open, honest communication and a true passion for feeding the community.

This is an urban farm, you must love people!

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Prior farm experience is preferred but not necessary. Our intention is to support and nurture your understanding, skills, and appreciation for local, sustainable agriculture, with opportunities to continue to grow with our farm. Must enjoy hard work, a fast pace, good conversation, and vegetables(!). We are looking for those who are serious and passionate about farming as a career. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is ready to take on the challenge, responsibility and gratification of farming.

Seeking those who are organized, curious, outgoing and personable.

~ 1+ year of prior farming experience preferred but not necessary.

~ Applicants should be able to work hard and efficiently in all weather.

~ Comfortably lift 50+lbs.

~ Enjoy repetitive tasks.

Education & Experience: 

~ Starting at $14/hour + plus produce(vegetables, fruit, flowers).

~ Full-time position(35-48 hours/week).

~ Workdays are typically Monday-Friday 8 hours/day, occasionally Farmers Markets on Wednesday & Saturday, and farm events.

~ Committed to the full farming season.

Application Instructions: 

Applications due by January 1st, 2022.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to:

Apply@BurnsBlossomFarm.com
BurnsBlossomFarm.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture