Farm Field Hand in Edgartown, MA

Edgartown, MA 02539

Title: Farm Field Hand

Dept: FieldĀ Hours: 45 hours weekly, 7:30 to 5pm with some flexibility. Part time positions available.

Report to: Farm Field Manager

Wage: Starting at $17.50-$22.00 an hour depending on experience

The Field Hand is an entry-level and is responsible for the planting, maintenance, harvesting, and post harvest of all our local crops.

We are a highly diversified farm that harvests produce directly from our fields to be sold in our Farmstand, at Farmer’s Markets, and to local Martha’s Vineyard Island businesses.

A summer seasonal peak of about 25-30 Field Hands (along with 5-10 year-round Field Hands) will assist the experienced and knowledgeable Field Leaders in carrying out all farm-wide tasks. Team members should have a strong work ethic and be ready to learn about the tools and trades of farming. With a great diversity of tasks, this is the best position for someone new to farming and/or manual labor.

In our daily work, we:

  • Are willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Perform field work including, but not limited to, seeding, transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, moving irrigation, watering and harvesting
  • Use and safely handle farm equipment including tillers, wheelbarrows, tools and hand-tools such as shears and knives.
  • Move quickly while supporting our very high quality standards. Food quality and efficiency is very important to us.
  • Perform related farm duties as assigned.

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