Farm Cultivation Team Member in Franklin, TN 37064  (Southall area)

Southall

Position: Farm Cultivation Team Member Reports To: Farm Manager Job Type: Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Nestled on 325 acres, Southall Farm and Inn is just outside of Nashville, yet feels a world away. Here, everything is intended to put guests in harmony with the land, with their stunning surroundings, and with themselves. Rooted in nature’s bounty and the cycles that create it, Southall evokes the feeling of old farmsteads across America—a place of gathering and connection around food and nature. It is where curiosity leads to learning, learning leads to understanding, and it all culminates in a deeper, more meaningful experience.
Position Description:
The position of Farm Cultivation Team Member at Southall Farm and Inn is both a rewarding and challenging opportunity. We operate just over two and a half acres of intensive market garden vegetables as well as pastured poultry. All the products that we grow on the farm are destined for plates in the restaurant! As a member of the cultivation team, you will be trained and entrusted to execute the daily tasks that are associated with the farm and our orchard. Those tasks include, but are not limited to; weeding, seeding, planting, shoveling, harvesting, washing vegetables, and animal husbandry chores. At Southall Farm, we blend agricultural production, guest facing interaction, and aesthetic beauty to achieve a space where passionate farmers grow healthy food that is highlighted by talented chefs to be enjoyed by wonderful guests under the blue skies of middle Tennessee.
This role will be tasked with working on the farm 4 days/week and in the orchard for 1 day/week.
Requirements:

The job will also require lifting of objects 50 lbs. multiple times per day.
Weekend and weekday availability.
Ability to work on hands and knees for extended periods of time.
Some of your daily work will be guest facing and you will be required to greet guests politely!
Members of the Cultivation Team will be asked to be outside rain or shine!
You must demonstrate the ability to stay focused and efficient without supervision.
Good communication, teamwork, and a solution-based attitude are all MUSTS.

Preference given to those with:

Market Garden Experience
Trained on a BCS
Flexibility for weekends
Customer service experience

Skills and Experience:

Valid driver’s license
1+ Season(s) of farming preferred
1+ year(s) with livestock or pets

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Southall Farm and Inn is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Southall provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.