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Employment Opportunities

We are looking for a few awesome people to join our team in 2022. 

FIELD LEAD (1 position)

This a full-time, permanent, seasonal position

Flexible start date March/April to mid-November

Monday-Friday with possibility of working the Saturday Farmers' Market

40 hours/week

$19/hour with a wage review after one month

If you are energetic, positive, communicative, curious, dedicated, and self-motivated, we want to help you grow into a leadership role on our farm! We are looking to hire someone who is committed to small-scale organic agriculture and looking to pursue farming as a career. You must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, task-oriented position, while working well independently and as part of a team, as well as demonstrate leadership qualities. We will work with your other work/play/life commitments and, in turn, we expect you to be focused and engaged in the field with ability to hustle when we need to hustle.  

Previous experience with production-scale vegetable farming or educational training in a related field required. 

TASKS:

The Field Lead will help with all aspects of small-scale vegetable farming and take on responsibility in a particular area, which could include: greenhouse seeding/propagation work, bed preparation and field seeding/transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing & packing, organic pest-control, soil building and nutrient management, irrigation, CSA management, BCS tractor operation, certification record keeping, possibly farmers' market work & customer service. The chosen candidate is also encouraged to bring their own interests to the position. 

We will provide dedicated training sessions, as well as make time for any off-farm training as it arises. We love learning together as a team! 

FIELD CREW (1 -2 positions)

Flexible start date May/June with the ability to work until the end of October

Monday-Friday with the possibility of working the Saturday Farmers' Market

16-40 hours/week

$17/hour 

 

We are looking someone who is eager to work hard and who takes satisfaction in a job well done. You must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, task-oriented position, while working well independently and as part of a team. You don't mind taking constructive feedback and you can communicate when questions or problems arise. We will work with your other work/play/life commitments and, in turn, we expect you to be focused and engaged in the field with ability to hustle when we need to hustle.

 

No previous experience necessary, but enthusiasm for the job is important.

TASKS:

Our Field Crew will help us with our busy harvest and field days: harvesting, washing, packing, weeding, and transplanting. Other roles and duties depending on the season and your interest.

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The farm is a fast-paced environment and staff are required to work outside in variable and challenging environmental conditions (rain and mud, sun and heat, bugs, smoke etc.) doing sweaty or cold repetitive tasks. Work days involve plenty of walking, lifting, bending and squatting and all employees must be able to meet the challenges of the day with a good attitude and the right clothing.

Please send a brief cover letter and CV to Emma at bentplowfarm@gmail.com

Looking forward to hearing from you!