Wandering Roots Farm is Hiring New positions:

 

Greenhouse/Pack-Out/Field Crew position

Job Description: Wandering Roots Farm is hiring someone to manage our greenhouse operations and the packing of produce for our restaurant and store accounts. Delivering to the restaurants and stores will also be part of the job. The structure of this job will be the following: Mondays and Wednesdays- harvest and pack out days; Tuesdays and Fridays- delivery days; and Thursdays- designated for planting and seeding in the greenhouse. Wash/Pack Out: This person will work closely with the farm manager to learn the washing and sorting of produce. This will include packing boxes for the farmers markets and organizing orders for restaurant and grocery store deliveries.  Greenhouse: Concentration of greenhouse work will be in the spring and early summer. This person will again work closely with the farm manager, learning the seeding schedule, managing the seeding and watering of the greenhouse, and leading plant outs when necessary.

 

Qualifications: Ideally, we are looking for someone with two or three years of experience working on vegetable farms with an in-depth experience in greenhouse and wash/pack out production. Some management experience is desired. The applicant must be organized, pay attention to detail, be able to work hard and efficiently, and be a positive person. This position is 40-50 hours per week with possibly more hours in late summer and fall. Speaking Spanish is a plus. Cell phone communication is also desired. There is a possibility for a longer-term commitment. The position starts the beginning of March.

 

Compensation: On farm housing is available for this position in a small cabin with an outdoor kitchen and shower.  Utilities and Internet are included as well as access to all the produce grown on the farm. Pay for this position will start at $10/hour with the possibility of a pay increase after 4 months.

 

If interested please send a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this position and a resume with all of your qualifications and experience. You can send it to:

 

Thewanderingroots@gmail.com

If you have any questions please email or call us at (541) 855-5346