We’re growing! We are currently hiring for a number of positions. Email questions to email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.
We’re seeking a motivated, talented individual to work at our farm, inside our packing shed and in our 50,000 square ft of heated and 2.5 acres of unheated greenhouses and tunnels. We grow a huge array of crops year-round from arugula to zucchini. Primary tasks include assisting to execute the greenhouse management plan and directing a team to optimize planting, transplanting, harvesting, packing, system monitoring, pest management, and general maintenance. Pete’s Greens is a fast paced farm where we measure success partially through financial and production metrics.
Start and transplant seeds, take care of starts and transplants
Maintain GH plants including tomatoes and Euro cukes
Manage irrigation system
Monitor and control indoor climate
Pest & disease ID and control (includes application of organically certified pesticides)
Manage organic soil fertility
Harvest of some greenhouse crops
Work in packing shed washing and packing vegetables
Other duties as needed
Knowledge of organic greenhouse production and general organic farming practices is preferred
Ability to manage a crew efficiently (crew is mostly Spanish speaking – Spanish language is a plus)
Organized, able to maintain accurate detailed records
Team player – able to share data, follow the planting plan of crop planning manager, and coordinate staff needs with other farm managers
Problem-solving ability, a strong work ethic, and a passion for sustainable and healthy food
Able to take direction, work in different areas of the farm, and move efficiently between tasks
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written (much farm communication is via smartphone/email)
Basic computer skills include the ability to efficiently use Email, Internet, Word and Excel
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Experience w/ driving tractor and operating equipment is helpful
Available to work one weekend day/week
Hours and Pay: This is a full time, year-round position. Competitive rate offered to qualified candidate. Health insurance may be available. And of course the veggie benefit!
HOW TO APPLY: Email questions or a copy of your resume and cover letter along with 3 business references to firstname.lastname@example.org.