Plenty Wild Farms in Pemberton, BC is in search of two passionate & hard-working farm hands to join their team for the 2019 farm season!
ABOUT PLENTY WILD FARMS
We are a young farm family committed to sustainable agriculture. Our 10 acre certified organic farm is surrounded by mountains in the beautiful Pemberton Valley of BC. We grow over 40 different types of veggies on 2.5 acres with the use of a small tractor, BCS and other small hand tools & equipment. Produce is sold through two local farmers' markets and at our farm stand. Find out more about us here: http://www.plentywild.ca
FARM JOB DESCRIPTION
Duration: April 30th, 2019 to October 12th, 2019 with the possibility of work starting 2 weeks earlier and/or ending 2 weeks later
Weekly Schedule: approximately 40 hours/week, 5 days/week, start/end times vary throughout the season but we always take a 1 hour lunch break
We are in search of self-motivated individuals who have a strong work ethic and are passionate about farming. The ideal candidate works well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment, has excellent communication skills and is able to balance speed and efficiency without compromising quality.
Duties will vary, depending on experience, but could include bed preparation; seeding & transplanting crops; weeding; pruning & trellising; harvesting, cleaning, sorting & packing veggies for markets; operating irrigation; assisting with farmers' markets and/or farm stand; maintaining accurate records; and following farm policies related to food safety & quality, farm safety and organic certification.
The work is physically demanding (especially on the back and knees), sometimes repetitive and performed outdoors in all sorts of weather (from sweltering heat to pouring rain).
FARM JOB REQUIREMENTS
This is a paid position with an hourly wage dependent on experience (starting in the range of $14-$15/h). Access to free vegetables is included.
On-farm accommodation may be available.
Email your resume (including a minimum of two references) to us at:
Please include a cover letter that explains why you are interested in this position and your relevant experience.
We look forward to hearing from you!
– Alyssa & David
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 24 2018 ID: 49929