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This job expired on March 30, 2021

Farm Managers Laniakea Farm

  • Date Posted January 29, 2021
  • Location Ghent, NY
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Seeking couple to perform all aspects of organic farming from planting to harvesting.

The initial project is to put about 2 acres under cultivation in fruit trees and vegetables.  Farmers will also be expected to care for a small number of animals and help maintain the employer’s property.

 

Credentials

Partner One

At least two years of experience tending crops, preferably organic.

Know how to use tractor, preferably very strong mechanical skills to maintain tractor

Able to lift at least 50 lbs.

Working knowledge of English, preferably fluent and comfortable with computers.

Driver’s license.

 

Partner Two

Experience tending crops, preferably organic.

Working knowledge of English, preferably fluent and comfortable with computers.

Willing to spend up to one day per week on cleaning.

Driver’s license.

Employer willing to consider Partner Two on full or part-time basis.

 

Compensation

Annual compensation of $18,000 to $24,000 each, subject to experience and credentials.

Free use of beautiful two-bedroom apartment with large deck overlooking a pond.

Free utilities including internet.

Employer will pay for disability insurance, and farmers will be required to have self-paid comprehensive health insurance policies.

Other benefits include consumption of fruits, vegetables, and eggs, as well as enjoyment of owners 100-acre property for hiking and swimming in ponds.

 

Work day is to average 40 hours, 45 during spring and fall, 50 during summer, and 20 during winter.

Fifteen days of paid time off for each.

Up to two children is ok, along with one or two well behaved dogs.

 

Owner is seeking long term trusting relationship, with prospect of employees participating in commercial revenues from farming after two years.

 

 

For Quick Response: Email resumes to Laniakeafarm@gmail.com

Will not respond if full resumes are not enclosed, you do not have significant farming experience, or you are not responding as a couple.

Job description We are looking for a couple to take on the main duties and management of the farm.
Partner One will be responsible for management of the farm, from ordering seeds and plants, supplies, improving the soil, creating and implementing crop plans, suggesting farm and land improvements, managing the labor needs, harvests, vehicle and equipment maintenance, sales, etc.
Two years of organic farming experience highly desired
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Strong knowledge of tractor use and mechanical skills for maintenance desired.
Drivers license required. Ownership of a pick-up truck for occasional on-farm use is a plus.

Partner Two will spend the majority of the time working on the farm and a potential few hours per week maintaining and cleaning the owner's home and Airbnb apartment. Employer willing to consider Partner Two to be a part-time position, with reduction in compensation package.

Both partners ideally have a working knowledge of English and fluent in computer use. Both partners must be comfortable around farm animals as needed for chores.

Compensation package includes a 2-bedroom apartment along with free utilities and internet. Employer will pay for disability insurance and farmers will be required to have self-paid health insurance policies. 

Work day is to average 40 hours, 45 during spring and fall, 50 during summer, and 20 during winter.

Fifteen days of paid time off for each.



Owner is seeking long-term trusting relationship with prospect of employees participating in commercial revenues from farming and possibly Airbnb as well.

Start can be immediate with free housing and utilities for 8 hours work per week, but no cash compensation until April 1st, 2021, when fully salary benefits and work would commence. Compensation this position is : salaried, 35k-50k Application instructions
This job expired on March 30, 2021
DeadlineMarch 31, 2021

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