Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Job Opportunity: Farmworkers, Riverhill Farm, Nevada City

Riverhill Farm Now Accepting Applications for Two Full-Time Farmworkers for 2013

Riverhill Farm in Nevada City, California, is now accepting applications for two full-time farmworkers for the 2013 season.  Employment begins on April 1st and continues through the end of November.  Pay is hourly and housing is provided.  The regular work week is a 40-hour week, with rotating responsibility for extra hours to help at our Saturday Farmers’ Market.
Riverhill Farm is a CCOF-certified organic farm located three miles from Nevada City in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near the Yuba River.  We market our produce at two Farmers’ Markets, the Farm’s farmstand, to our local coop, and to restaurants.  We grow a diverse mix of vegetables, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries on ten productive acres.  For further description of our farm, please click link above and visit our Facebook page.
The applicant must be detail oriented, conscientious, energetic and hardworking, physically fit and enjoy working cooperatively with the farm owners and other employees.  The applicant should have at least one full season of previous employment working with diverse responsibilities on a commercial vegetable farm and be committed to working the entire season.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a resume with at least two relevant references by email to alan@riverhillfarm.com.  Qualified applicants will receive a reply email and have a phone interview.  A farm visit is required.