Seasonal Farm Crew

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 7, 2022

FIELD CREW - Main Street Farms

Company Description

Our team at Main Street Farms is not only committed to providing our community with high quality, organic, and sustainably raised vegetables, hemp and cannabis but we also strive to create fair wage jobs and do work in our community to educate about healthy eating.

Our crew members are passionate about sustainable farming and the local food system. We work together to make our farm more efficient and provide our community with the best quality produce possible.

Job Summary

We are looking for dedicated individuals with a farming background. Individuals will bring skills and knowledge in sustainable vegetable production, hemp and cannabis and a strong motivation to enhance our practices and refine our systems to become more streamlined and efficient.

In the early spring, the field crew will work to seed and transplant our crops. In the summer, our crew will work to harvest, wash, and pack our CSA shares and prepare for markets.

Farm work is inherently variable and multifaceted, requiring farmers to be flexible, creative, and motivated about the task at hand and changing conditions. During the season, work at MSF can be fast paced and changes quickly.

Responsibilities & Focus

  • The field crew’s primary responsibility is to work with our team to plant and harvest vegetables, hemp and cannabis.

  • Arrive at the farm each day at 7:00 AM and works until 4:00 PM

\*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Able to lift up to fifty pounds repeatedly each day.

  • Ability to meet the physical and challenging environment demands.

  • Enthusiasm and energy for our outdoor lifestyle.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Heaping dose of humor, positivity, and good spirits in the face of challenges.

  • Excellent work ethic

  • Team player

  • Critical thinking

  • Time management

  • Self-motivated

  • Reliable

  • Hardworking

Education / Experience

  • Experience in field work on a large, diversified, organic, vegetable farm, hemp or cannabis will be best suited to the position, but not a requirement, we're happy to train the right person!

  • Knowledge in sustainable vegetable production is preferred.

  • Motivation to enhance our practices and refine our systems to become more streamlined and efficient.

  • Able to find solutions to problems independently and efficiently.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $14.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

We follow all Federal and State rules and regulations.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cortland, NY 13045: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Farming: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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