Farm Hand Fili-West Farms
- Date Posted May 28, 2023
- Location Vance, SC
- Category Agriculture
- Job type Full-Time
Would you like to be part of a small team of passionate individuals who're working hard to transition our farm from it's current Pasture-Raised production model to a more holistic Regenerative Agriculture production model? If so, read onward for details...
Primary Job Duties:
1) Gathering Eggs from the conveyor belts inside our nine Mobile Chicken Shelters (Google "Chicken Caravan 450").
2) Washing, Weighing, & Packing Eggs. This includes operating the Egg Processing Machine (Washes/Weighs/Packs Eggs), the Egg Grader (Weighs Eggs), and washing any heavily soiled eggs by hand.
The ideal candidate would ALSO be interested in learning how to perform other field work such as feeding chickens, cutting grass, setting up chicken netting, moving chickens/shelters to fresh grass, cleaning nest boxes, and MORE.
*Ability to learn & perform these additional tasks will increase the applicant's hourly wage.
Though most work is performed under cover, applicants MUST be willing to work in all weather conditions. Applicants MUST also be able to lift at least 30 lbs (A full crate of eggs), but preferably 50 lbs so that they can help with feeding the chickens. Finally, applicant MUST be reliable. Inability to show up for work on the scheduled date/time is unacceptable, as it places an enormous burden on the rest of the farm team.
Hours are typically between 8am-4pm, but can vary with the seasons and/or to accommodate farm workers' schedules. More hours are always available to anyone who's willing to help and eager to learn. Additionally, part time work may be available for the right candidate.Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions