Thursday, March 8, 2018

Seasonal Farm Worker at 24 Carrot Farm

Job Description: 
24 Carrot Farm is a diversified certified organic farm situated in the Apple Hill area of Placerville, CA. We have 4 acres of annual and perennial vegetables, herbs and flowers, and several acres of established apple varieties. We follow agroecological farming practices and are committed to farming using sustainable and restorative techniques. Our operations include on site farm stand (including market-style CSA), u-pick, farmer’s markets and wholesale to local grocers and restaurants, educational and community field trips and events.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
-Primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce
-Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed
-Perform field work including but not limited to seeding, transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, moving irrigation, and watering
-Daily use and safe-handling of farm equipment including tilers, wheelbarrows, tools and hand-tools such as shears and knives
-Assist as needed at the onsite farm stand: setting up, breaking down, restocking etc
-Perform some or most of the following non-field work: cleaning packing area and equipment, delivering produce locally, build-out and maintenance of farm grounds, construction of hoop-houses and additional farm infrastructure, vehicle and tractor use; fencing and trellising work; other up-keep or strenuous and skilled farming tasks as required
-Willingness to work and preparation for working outdoors in all weather conditions
Education & Experience: 
-Able to perform physically demanding and repetitive tasks; able to lift 50+ lbs repeatedly
-Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
-Must work well as a team
-Previous farm experience preferred but not necessary
-Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Application Instructions: 
Please send resume and professional references to 24carrotfarms@gmail.com. If you have questions or do not have a resume but are interested in the position please send an email information about yourself and best contact method.