We are looking for (2) Field Crew members and (1) Field Lead to join our team for the 2021 season & beyond.
Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, certified organic farm committed to providing high-quality veggies to our local communities though our farm stand in Pemberton, an online store and the Squamish farmers’ market. The farm was established in 2013 and this year we plan to grow over 50 different types of vegetables on ~3.5 acres. We are passionate about good food, strong communities, environmental sustainability and soil health.
Our farm is a positive, well-run, organized and safe place to work. We are located just a couple minutes from the Village of Pemberton which has a world-class burger joint, bakery, yoga studios, a wonderful library and more. The Pemberton Valley and surrounding Coast Mountains offer amazing opportunities for hiking, biking & other outdoor activities. We love where we live and are inspired & supported by the close-knit farming community here.
Find out more about us here: http://www.plentywild.ca
You are punctual, reliable and self-motivated. You are passionate about food & farming and, if applying for the Field Lead position, have previous supervisory & vegetable farming experience. You thrive in a fast-paced environment with hard deadlines and can problem-solve to deal with challenges that may arise. You can hustle and work fast, hard & smart to get the job done but you also pay attention to quality, detail & efficiency. You are committed to excellence and are constantly striving to learn more & improve. You are open-minded, inclusive and respectful. You enjoy being part of a team and can communicate effectively with others. You can take direction, give & receive constructive feedback and ask for help when needed.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2021
This year we have (3) positions available – (2) Field Crew positions and (1) Field Lead position.
All positions involve physically demanding work (especially on the back and knees) that is often repetitive and performed outdoors in all sorts of weather (from sweltering heat to pouring rain).
Qualifications (for all positions):
(2 positions, starting at $15/hour)
These positions have flexible start & end dates but would ideally start no later than May 3rd, 2021 and end no earlier than October 29th, 2021.
Weekly schedule: Approximately 30-40 hours/week depending on the season; 5 days/week; start/end times vary depending on the season but we always take a 1 hour lunch break
Additional Field Crew Qualifications:
(1 position, starting at $17/hour)
This position has flexible start & end dates but would ideally start no later than April 5th, 2021 and end no earlier than December 10th, 2021.
Weekly schedule: Approximately 30-50 hours/week depending on the season; 5 days/week; start/end times vary depending on the season but we always take a 1 hour lunch break
This role could lead to an Assistant Manager position in the future.
Additional Field Lead Qualifications:
WHAT WE OFFER
Email your resume (including a minimum of two references) to us at: email@example.com .
Please include a cover letter that outlines:
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Deadline: February 15th, 2021
Applications will be reviewed as they are received so don't delay getting in touch!
Only applicants that are currently legally able to work in Canada need apply.
We look forward to hearing from you,
- Alyssa & David
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 5 2021 ID: 58198