Farm Production Crew Job, Terra Firma Farm in California – 2016
Terra Firma Farm grows 220 acres of CCOF certified organic fruit, vegetables and nuts in Yolo and Solano Counties year-round. We farm for a 1000+ member CSA in the SF Bay Area and sell to restaurants, grocery stores, and wholesale markets in Northern California. www.terrafirmafarm.com
TFF is seeking a highly self-motivated candidate with 1-3 years of farming experience to assist in our production. This is an extremely hands-on position for a practical quick thinker with good time management skills. It is a great opportunity for someone who needs to flesh out their production experience with a wide range of crops.
Primary responsibilities will be:
— Tractor work possibly including cultivation, spraying, mowing, plastic mulch work, and tillage.
— Assisting in maintenance and repair of tractors and equipment.
— Staging and transporting equipment and supplies between fields and ranches.
— Other duties as assigned
This position reports directly to the Production Manager (one of the owners).
Qualified candidates will have **at least two** of the following:
— A minimum of one season’s experience working with vegetable or fruit crops (ideally peaches or grapes)
— One season or more of on-the-job tractor experience.
— Experience with automotive or agricultural mechanics.
— Basic Spanish language skills.
— A California Pesticide Applicator license or ability to pass the test to get one.
Hourly pay will be based on experience and skill level. A valid Driver’s license is required for this job.
To Apply for the farm production crew job: Email resume and cover letter to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please include one or more professional references, preferably at least one from an agricultural employer.