Jobs at Calliope Farm, Olympia WA
Posted on: 01/23/2015 2:08 pmDates: March through November
Calliope Farm grows about 6 acres of certified organic vegetables for direct market sales in the Olympia Washington area, mostly at the Olympia Farmers Market. Our farm is located conveniently close to Olympia and to the Evergreen State College.
We are looking to fill two “field crew” positions for the 2015 season.
Compensation: Starting at $9.50/hr with fresh produce from the field. Maybe more depending on previous experience.
Time commitment: Our primary season for most of our crew is from March through November. One position may be just at the hight of the season, from June to October. Applicants must be able to commit to the full season unless a special arrangement is made. Applicants must be willing to work up to six days a week for up to 60hrs/wk, though hours are much less and irregular at the tail ends of the season.
Job Functions: Some members of the field crew will have shifts at the farmers market, depending on talents/interests/experience. Otherwise field crew work is up to 75% harvest/washing/packing produce. The remainder being spent primarily transplanting and weeding.
Expectations: Strong interest in farming, good communication skills, work ethic, and attitude, strong back and knees and an ability to work on knees for up to 4 hours at a time, commitment to work the full growing season with no vacation time, preference given to those interested in staying multiple seasons. There is no employee housing on the farm.
Please send a resume with references and any additional information to Jacob Wilson at: firstname.lastname@example.org or to 1335 Overhulse rd NW Olympia Wa 98502
Number of interns needed: 2
Kids Okay: No.
Pets Okay: No.
Car Required: No.
Experience Required: Helpful.
Work Hours: Full Time.
Learning Opportunities: On The Job.