Hours: Start date will be between April and May depending on the weather. Full and Part time opportunities are available. Workdays generally begin between 6:30-8:00am and wrap up between 4:00-5:30pm. Weekend hours on the farm and at farmers’ markets are occasionally required. Opportunities to manage Farmers’ Market operations are also available. A full workweek will usually fall between 40-50 hours.
Qualities of the Ideal Candidate: Previous experience is helpful but not necessary. At Four Frog Farm, their success depends on their small, highly efficient and hard-working team. They also believe enjoying every step of the farming process from grueling field chores to eating tasty veggies is not only possible but essential. With those ideals in mind, they are looking for new members of their team. The ideal candidate will have the desire to be a farmer. He or she will be physically fit and be able to work hard for long hours in uncomfortable conditions such as very hot or cold weather. He or she will be a quick learner and be willing to take constructive criticism of their work. Being able to follow directions and carry out tasks autonomously is very important. The candidate must work well with others.
Opportunities: Wages start at $8.50 per hour with probable increases depending on experience and performance. Upon completion of a successful 2012 Season there will be possibilities of year-round employment and salaried pay. Professionally taught yoga classes will be made available and are encouraged…. And of course, plenty of great organic produce to eat. Position open until filled.
How to apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter to Pablo Wilkin at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will call candidates for interviews ASAP. Position is open until filled.
For more information visit: FOURFROGFARM.COM
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