Farm Crew 2023 Season Maitri Farm +1 more
- Date Posted January 31, 2023
- Location Amenia, NY
- Category Agriculture
- Job type Full-Time
Maitri Farm is looking for Farm Crew for our 2023 season. Full time positions available. Must have production farm or professional landscape experience:
The ideal candidates will have a natural enthusiasm for organic farming. The work can be challenging, between the varying weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold, rain and wind) and tasks that are sometimes strenuous, tedious, and/or repetitive. Thus a natural affinity for working outdoors is a must. We are looking for people with the following skills:
• Must be able to lift 50lbs repeatedly, should be in fit physical condition.
• Must be able to walk, stand, squat, and kneel for extended periods.
• Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather.
• Good communication and listening skills, able to follow instructions when given.
• Attention to detail.
• Works well independently and with others. Can maintain focus and work efficiently while working solo or with others.
• valid driver's license required to fulfill job duties. Because our business is located in an area without access to reliable public transportation, we only recommend that applicants with access to a reliable vehicle apply.
• Some previous experience in vegetable farming is preferred, but not required.
• Propagation and care of greenhouse seedlings
• Weeding and other plant maintenance (trellising, pruning, some irrigation set-up, etc.)
• Washing and packing of produce for wholesale and farmers’ market sales, plus occasional help with making flower bouquets
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions