Employment & Fundraising Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

 

  Full Season Full Time Farm Laborers

We are currently seeking farm laborers for our farm and greenhouses in Kutztown.

The potential candidates must be driven, hard working, complete tasks carefully and in a timely manner, and able to work in all weather conditions.

The position is 40 plus hours a week during the busy season typically 8 am till 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with rotating weekends for watering and harvesting. Must commit to the entire season, approximately April/May thru October.

Qualifications:

  • 1 year full season vegetable farm experience preferred
  • Plant and vegetable knowledge a plus
  • Ability to drive a tractor (training will be provided)
  • A genuine interest in agriculture
  • Organized, detail oriented, ability to work independently, multi task and a team player
  • Lift 50lbs
  • Able to follow directions, solve problems, have common sense
  • Prompt, responsible, FOCUSED
  • Ability to balance speed and efficiency while maintaining our standard of quality.
  • Able to handle repetitive work stooping, bending, lifting, pulling
  • Able to accept feedback

 

Tasks and duties:

  • Field and greenhouse work planting, harvesting, weeding, watering
  • Install and maintain irrigation system
  • Weed wack and maintain solar deer fencing
  • Harvest, wash and pack produce for CSA and market shares
  • Maintain, organize and clean equipment and storage area
  • Be responsible for returning cleaned equipment to its place each day
  • Work with owner and crew to coordinate CSA program
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned 

 

If interested please send Resume to Gayle at Gganser1@yahoo.com , message us through our site or message us on Facebook!