Employment Offered

Date Submitted:
03/26/21


Farm Name:
Common Ground Farm, Inc.


County:
Dutchess


Position Title:
Full Season Farm Crew


Position Description:

This position is primarily on-the-farm work and is a good fit for a person who wants to be on the farm caring for the crops in the sun, rain and dirt. Farm Crew members will participate in all areas of farm production including greenhouse propagation, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, cultivating, harvesting, washing, packing, and general field maintenance. Farm Crew members will work under the guidance of and alongside the Farm Manager, as well as alongside the other crew members.

Depending on experience and interest, this farm crew position may offer opportunity in staffing our stand at the Beacon or Newburgh Farmers’ Market or delivering produce to wholesale, but is not guaranteed.

Common Ground is committed to fresh food access in our community, sustainable farming practices, and a more just local food system and we seek candidates that share our vision.

Job Requirements

Some farm experience would be beneficial, however applicants who are new to farming are welcome to apply as long as they have experience with physical labor and working outdoors.

driver’s license

excellent work ethic and physical endurance in all weather conditions

positive attitude and flexible thinking

able to work independently and take initiative to see projects to completion

good communication skills; comfortable sharing and receiving feedback

enjoy being part of a team and interacting with others throughout the work day

strong interest in production farming and desire to improve knowledge and skills

Full time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday, some Saturdays or Sundays if staffing farmers’ markets; mid April - November 1.


How to Apply:
To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to sember@commongroundfarm.org. Position is open until filled. Please specify 'Farm Crew' on the subject line in your application email.


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