Seeking part time help for regenerative livestock and organic vegetable farm with a farm store and CSA. This position will support our organic row crop operation, with occasional support in other areas as needed. Position is 2 days a week (Friday’s & Saturdays most weeks) with the possibility of additional hours during the busy seasons as for special projects. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who is responsible, hard working and self-motivated. Care for the land’s well-being is essential! The position requires attention to detail and the ability to work independently much of the time.
Responsibilities are varied and will include:
-Operating farm equipment including tractors, some prior tractor experience is a must.
-Property maintenance: clearing brush, mowing etc…
-Irrigation maintenance and installation
-Harvesting crops, planting, compost spreading and other row crop responsibilities
-Position may sometimes include driving to pick up inputs for compost operation.
-Help with regular public events, sometimes long hours, but fun!
-Have a valid California driver’s license and be able to drive a stick shift
-Be able to drive a tractor (beginners ok)
-Be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. This is a physical job and you need a strong back!
-Work weekends and some holidays
-Be comfortable working on a working livestock farm, and aware animals may be present when working.
-Work independently and collaboratively
-See tasks to completion
-Good communication skills
-Be able to multitask
-Handle stressful situations in a peaceful and compassionate way.
-Proficient in English
-Be comfortable working outdoors in extreme weather conditions
To apply: please email your resume or job experience with 2 job references to us: Hiring@tarafirmafarms.com
Thank you, Your Tara Firma Farmers