Farm Job: Field Crew Supervisor, Minnesota

Field Crew Supervisor Job: Ploughshare Farm, a 400 member CSA in Alexandria Minnesota, is hiring a Field Crew Supervisor for 2012. Primary duties include harvest management and field crew supervision. A minimum of three seasons on a diversified vegetable farm is required. Supervisory experience strongly preferred. Compensation: A competitive hourly wage (based upon experience), housing in a 3 bedroom, split-logged home. Long-term management opportunities are a possibility after a trial period of one year.   Couples and families are welcome. For more information, contact Gary Brever, gjbrever@midwestinfo.net Ploughshare Farm in MinnesotaAnd to learn more specifics about this job click "read more"

Key responsibilities include: ·        Supervising and working with farm crew and interns ·        Helping to harvest, wash, pack and load produce with farm crew ·        Communicating daily with Gary regarding tasks for the day ·        Directing daily activities including planting, cultivating, harvesting, and packing; ·        Driving tractor for transplanting and harvesting ·        Maintaining all harvest data and records ·        Organizing and cleaning packing shed Preferred Qualities:
  • Previous Supervisor experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience on a vegetable farm
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to lift 40 pounds.
  • Tractor and cultivating experience
  • Highly efficient, disciplined and organized.
  • Willingness to take orders and ability to be a positive example to others.
Learn more about Ploughshare Farm on their website: www.ploughsharefarm.com

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