Farm Production Crew Job in California

Terra Firma Farm

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.

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 <>.  Please include one or more professional references, preferably at least one from an agricultural employer.

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