Farmer Tim's Vegetables in Dudley, MA is hiring for several positions for the 2021 season:

  • Farm Crew (multiple positions- full/part time)

Farmer Tim's Vegetables is a growing farm entering its seventh season. It is located on a 92-acre historic piece of farmland in Dudley, Massachusetts. Farmer Tim's operates a 20-week CSA with on farm pick up in Dudley and boxed shares in Belmont and Webster, as well as a  farm stand in Dudley and a weekly farm stand  in Belmont, MA. At Farmer Tim's our goal is to provide high quality food for our community while maintaining transparency in our growing practices.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Farm Crew - full or part-time

In 2021 we are looking for 2 new farm crew members to add to our team. Farm crew members will assist in all aspects of production- greenhouse management, direct seeding, transplanting, harvesting, weeding, washing/packing, fertility management, and irrigation. Ideal candidates will have experience with physically demanding labor, an interest in sustainable agriculture, and a positive attitude. Previous farm experience as a volunteer or full/part time staff is great, but is not a requirement.

Hours:

  • Full-time Farm Crew will work Monday-Friday from April to mid-October.

Work hours are Monday-Friday 7:30AM-4PM with a one-hour unpaid lunch break.

  • Part- time Farm crew will work the same hours but 3-4 days a week

Full-time crew members will be required to rotate weekend farm responsibilities (additional paid hours) so that each crew member has duties approximately once per month (from April to October). 

Time off requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Time off requests of more than 5 full days during the growing season cannot be accommodated. 

 

Requirements:

·      Ability to work outside in all types of weather (heat, humidity, rain, wind, cold, etc)

·      Ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly

·      Good communication and listening skills

·      Attention to detail and desire to learn efficient techniques

·      Desire to learn and understand farm systems

·      Ability to take direction well and willingness to learn from constructive feedback

·      Good attitude and positive outlook

·      Strong work ethic

·      Enjoyment working in a small crew of 4-5 workers and occasional volunteers

·      Ability to do repetitive, time-consuming, and detailed work for hours at time

 

Compensation:

Part-time crew members, pay will be based on experience (between $13-$14/hr)

Full-time crew members ($15/hr)

Full-time crew members are also eligible for no cost housing at the farm- shared with other farm staff. 

Farm crew members receive free produce from the farm and the opportunity to participate in farm apprentice trainings with EmassCRAFT.

 

How to Apply: 

To apply please send your resume and a letter of interest to Katie Bekel at manager@farmertims.com

Learn more about our farm and farming practices at www. Farmertims.com

Qualified applicants will be invited for an on-farm working interview.

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