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Farm Crew 2023 Season Maitri Farm +1 more

  • Date Posted January 31, 2023
  • Location Amenia, NY
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We grow NOFA-NY Certified Organic vegetables and non-certified cut flowers. Our farm is located on the NY-CT border in along the Webatuck Creek and grow for our local community members and amazing restaurants. Job description

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.

Job Responsibilities:
• Propagation and care of greenhouse seedlings
• Transplanting
• Weeding and other plant maintenance (trellising, pruning, some irrigation set-up, etc.)
• Harvesting
• 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
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DeadlineFebruary 28, 2023

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