Job: Harvest Crew Coordinator, Harmony Valley – Wisconsin

Title: Harvest Crew Coordinator, Harmony Valley Type: Year Round Location: Viroqua, WI Harvest Crew Coordinator— Position available March 1, 2011 We are looking for an organized, people-oriented individual who has a minimum of 2 years farming experience, with an emphasis on growing fresh market produce.  In this position, you will work with the management team to plan field and harvest tasks and expedite job completion while working with a field/harvest crew of 20-30 people.  You will manage quality control of product being harvested, supplies, and time usage.  Basic tractor operation skills are required.  Additional opportunities, based on experience, may include planting, irrigation and other field work.  Spanish language skills a plus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

§       Daily & Weekly harvest scheduling

§       Manual & Mechanical harvest

§       Quality Control

§       Ensure appropriate post-harvest handling of product

§       Transport of harvest from field to packing shed

§       Able to lift 30-40#

§       Record Keeping

§       Other production related tasks may include transplanting, weeding, mulching, pruning, mowing, and other field maintenance.

This is a year-round position.  During the off-season, tasks may include helping as needed in the packing shed, doing inventory of seeds, seed ordering and receiving, germ testing and end of season record keeping and production reporting, time-studies evaluation, etc.  Basic computer skills are a must (Outlook, Word, Excel), advanced computer skills a plus.

Harmony Valley Farm Job Opportunities 2011

If you are interested in the following positions, please send us an email outlining your interest and experience as well as attaching your resume or a completed application from our website.

Please send inquiries to:

Harmony Valley Farm

S 3442 Wire Hollow Rd.

Viroqua, WI  54665

Phone:  608-483-2143


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