Farm Equipment Operator

America's Grow-a-Row

Job Description

Welcome to America’s Grow-a-Row! We are a hunger relief nonprofit and 100% of what we grow is donated to food banks, food pantries, and soup kitchens in New Jersey and 14 other states. We own approximately 425 acres on 4 properties in Hunterdon County, NJ.
We grow around 20 varieties of produce including zucchini, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes, corn, peaches, plums, etc.

We are looking for an experienced Farm Equipment Operator to join our team in Pittstown, New Jersey. In this role your main responsibilities will be on the Tree Fruit production along with assisting on Vegetable production. We offer a competitive salary based on experience ($65,000 – $75,000), health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, bonuses, 401K plan, and a phone data plan. Responsibilities: Pruning and maintenance of 10 acres of apples and peaches.

Planning and planting of new orchards for tree fruit production. Pesticide application using IPM modeling and harvest requirements. Orchard fertility and Trellis maintenance. Plastic laying for vegetable production.

Planting of vegetable plugs and seeds. Assist with all aspects of the farm. Qualifications: Ideal candidate brings 3 years of farming, agriculture, and equipment operating experience. Must have or willingness to obtain New Jersey Pesticide Application License.

Highly motivated individual who can work independently and in a team setting.

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