Jobs: Farm Crew Leader & Crew, Hilltop Hanover Farm

Title: Farm Crew Leader, Hilltop Hanover Farm Type: Full-time, Seasonal. 40-45 hours a week, with weekend hours required. Location: Yorktown Heights, New York Compensation: The positions do not include housing, but are paid (rate DOE, starts at $10/hr). HHF seeks a 2011 farm crew and a crew leader to help grow healthy produce using sustainable farming practices. Farm crew members work in all aspects of a vegetable farming operation—from starting seeds to planting, cultivating, harvesting, and marketing vegetables for our farm stand operation, U-Pick gardens, and new 100 member CSA. Four full season (April to October) positions are available in 2011. Farm experience is not required for the crew, but applicants must be dependable, enthusiastic to learn about farming, food, and eco-agriculture; willing to perform heavy physical labor in various weather conditions; comfortable communicating with students and visitors; and over 18 years old. One crew leader position is available starting in March. Crew leader applicants must have 1-3 seasons of farming experience. The positions do not include housing, but are paid (rate DOE, starts at $10/hr), 40-45 hours a week, with weekend hours required. If interested, visit www.hilltophanoverfarm.org. Applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume to Maryellen Sheehan at mes9@westchestergov.com.

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