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Looking for a Farm Hand/Laborer ($11/hour)--Royal City

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Cloudview | http://www.cloudviewecofarm.org | info@cloudviewecofarm.org

Posted on: 02/20/2017 11:01 am

We are seeking individuals who want to explore their passion for agriculture through hard work and dedicated efforts. Ideal applicants will demonstrate a serious desire to run a small-scale farm and will commit to at least one full season on farm. One season of experience on a diversified vegetable farm required, two preferred. Desired candidates must be flexible, have excellent observation skills, self-driven, and able to move at least 50 pounds repeatedly. Must be able to receive constructive criticism, and respect established procedures on our farm. Ability to work in all weather conditions, and with all kinds of people necessary. A general knowledge of farm equipment operation, and/or mechanical aptitude a plus. Although willing to train, it is expected that applicants will have a basic knowledge of crop botany, soil science, and organic practices. Working knowledge of Spanish and a healthy sense of humor a plus.Employees will work closely with farm managers on all tasks. Ideal candidates will perform all field crew duties including, but not limited to: irrigation setup and maintenance, transplanting, weeding, harvest, and crop maintenance. Greenhouse duties involve general housekeeping, planting vegetable starts, watering, as well as disease and pest management. Post-harvest duties will involve crop processing, packing, and deliveries. Also included will be duties pertinent to organic certification, GAP certification, and general food safety rules. Side projects will develop throughout the season involving fence maintenance, clean-up areas, and shop maintenance. Mechanic duties may also occur as the season develops. Opportunities to work on a sister operation in garlic and vegetable seed production will arise, with seasonal emphasis in conjunction with the main farm activities.

Employees will work closely with farm managers on all tasks. Ideal candidates will perform all field crew duties including, but not limited to: irrigation setup and maintenance, transplanting, weeding, harvest, and crop maintenance. Greenhouse duties involve general housekeeping, planting vegetable starts, watering, as well as disease and pest management. Post-harvest duties will involve crop processing, packing, and deliveries. Also included will be duties pertinent to organic certification, GAP certification, and general food safety rules. Side projects will develop throughout the season involving fence maintenance, clean-up areas, and shop maintenance. Mechanic duties may also occur as the season develops. Opportunities to work on a sister operation in garlic and vegetable seed production will arise, with seasonal emphasis in conjunction with the main farm activities.

Pay is $11/hour plus bonus for full season completion, housing and on-farm produce provided in addition to wages.

About Cloudview

County: Grant

Public Address: 14054 RD 11 SW, Royal City, WA, 99357

Mailing Address: PO Box 21, Royal City, WA, 99357

Point of Contact Name:

Daytime Phone: 509-398-4624

Evening Phone: 509-398-4624


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