Full Season Production Crew

Full-Time
April-October

About the Position

As a member of our full season production crew member, you will join us for a full growing season and work within all aspects of our farming operation to further Cedar Circle Farm’s mission promoting organic, regenerative farming and a localized food economy. While cultivating our production fields and high tunnels, your responsibilities include propagation house work, hand weeding and hoeing, transplanting, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and field work with appropriate implements. You will have the opportunity to learn about commercial berry production, hothouse tomato growing, no-till agriculture and more as part of our welcoming community!

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Responsibilities

Vegetable Crop Production

  • Prepare fields for planting, manage cover cropped areas, and control weeds in field crops and fallow areas
  • Cultivate vegetable crops efficiently, using appropriate hand tools
  • Assist in the setup, operation, and maintenance of Cedar Circle’s irrigation system
  • Oversee greenhouse and field planting projects, including construction of necessary field infrastructure to support appropriate crop growth
  • Contribute to pest management efforts through row cover management and release of beneficial insects
  • Support production systems for specific specialty crops (e.g., strawberries, tomatoes)

Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling, and processing

  • Harvest of produce efficiently and consistently for a variety of market needs
  • Maintain a high standard for food safety at all steps of harvest and post-harvest handling
  • Work in the processing area, including receiving and processing produce

General Farm Team Responsibilities

  • Track project time and communicating with farm leads if forecast can’t be met
  • Participate in crop plan development throughout the season
  • Work in compliance with food safety regulations and worker safety protocols
  • Maintain production records
  • Maintain a smooth, timely flow with team members while working through projects
  • Make sound judgment calls on product grading and time management
  • Perform other tasks, as needed and assigned by the Leadership Team
  • Participate in educational activities or events as required and pre-arranged by Education Program Manager

Qualifications

  • At least one season previous vegetable farm experience preferred (other work experience welcomed!)
  • Small engine operation (e.g. string trimmers, irrigation pumps) experience preferred (willing to train!)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Positive, energetic interpersonal skills
  • Clear, consistent communication skills
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity, and give/accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Flexible, creative, and able to perform well in diverse conditions and under pressure
  • Ability to work for long durations in inclement weather – standing, sitting, bending over, or kneeling

Compensation

This is a seasonal position, full-time April through October (other time commitments considered). The full season crew member is an hourly position with benefits including sick time accrual, fresh produce, and discount to our farm stand. Salary range is $14-17, depending on qualifications.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to growing@cedarcirclefarm.org or through our employment application online below. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after this date until the team is fully staffed.


Cedar Circle Farm is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to reply to every applicant individually. We will be in touch via e-mail if we are interested in scheduling an interview with you.