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, 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:

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