Farm Field Crew Jobs in Washington State 2013Red Dog Farm is a 23-acre organic farm with 13 acres in vegetable and berry production. Located on the Olympic Peninsula, we are nestled in the beautiful Center Valley of Chimacum, Washington. We produce crops year-round and sell to three local farmers markets, to local restaurants and wholesalers, through our CSA program, and at our own self-serve farmstand. Red Dog Farm is going into its sixth season with farm owner/ operator Karyn Williams. Laura Llewellyn, field crew manager, returns for her third season. We currently have openings for seven full time field crew positions for the 2013 season. Applications are accepted and reviewed on an on-going basis until the positions are filled. Compensation is hourly wage of $9.04 per hour plus fresh produce from our fields.
§ Field Crew positions may begin as early as February 1st and as late as July 1st.
§ Time commitment will be negotiated before hiring and is at a minimum through the end of September.
§ Hours are 40- 45 per week.
Essential Job Functions
§ The primary responsibility is to perform field work including but not limited to greenhouse work, transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, moving irrigation, and harvesting.
§ In addition, there are specialized jobs including: farmers markets, delivering, farmstand, washing/ packing, tractor driving, plants starts, repair/ maintenance, volunteer management, writing newsletters, and irrigation.
§ One season previous farm experience preferred
§ Strong interest in farming necessary
§ Flexibility to learn new methods and farm systems
§ Good communication skills
§ Energetic, fun and motivated personality
§ Excellent work ethic and positive attitude
§ Conscientious and able to work with all kinds of people
§ Strong back and knees
§ Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
§ Willingness to fully commit to the farm for the season
§ Preference given to those interested in staying on for multiple seasons
To apply, fill out the Field Crew Job Application which can be found at reddogfarm.net and submit along with your current resume and a letter telling us why you want to work at Red Dog Farm. Materials may be submitted using one of the following options:
MAIL: Red Dog Farm
P.O. Box 402
Chimacum, WA 98325
Questions can be directed to the email above or call (360)531-3825.