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Seasonal Farm Crew at Skyline Farm - 4154

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Seasonal Farm Crew
Skyline Farm
Portland, OR 97231
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Position Description
This is a unique opportunity for individuals curious about farming who are looking to gain experience on a small vegetable farm.
Farm Description: Skyline Farm is a 1.5+ acre production vegetable farm growing exclusively for Meriwether’s Restaurant using organic practices. The farm is located northwest of Portland, OR on NW Skyline Blvd near Cornelius Pass Rd. We are a farm crew of four during the main season. We are energetic, entertaining, hard-working folks.
Dates: Position requires a commitment starting the beginning of May and running through the end of September.
Schedule: The position is part time – Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays are the required work days. Work starts between 7-8am and ends between 5-6 pm. We take a mid-morning break and a lunch. During June-September we generally work around 10 hours per day.

Compensation: $11.25/hr

Duties & Responsibilities: 

- Harvesting a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers
- Fieldwork (seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, trapping, etc.)
- Washing and packing produce
- Propagating plants in the greenhouse
- Animal care (llamas and goats) including mucking stalls
- Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience: 

Desired Qualities/Skills/Experience:
- One year of production farm experience or strong work ethic with previous experience in outdoor/manual labor
- Responsible and reliable
- Efficient and hard-working
- Ability to work in all weather conditions
- Ability to give and recieve constructive criticism
- Ability to lift 50 lbs
- Observant and inquisitive
- Positive attitude
- Ability to work well alone and with others
- Must be available for an in-person interview

Application Instructions: 

To apply: Send brief cover letter, three professional references, and resume to Leana Phillips, Farm Manager
Include in your cover letter why you are interested in the position and what you feel you could contribute to the farm crew.
Application deadline: Open until filled.

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