Farm Field Worker in Millis, MA

Tangerini's Spring Street Farm
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Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Transplanting
  • Harvesting a variety of produce
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse production
  • Irrigation
  • Washing/preparing produce for markets and wholesale

Important Skills for This Position:

  • Interest in organic farming practices
  • Farming experience is a plus but not necessary for the right person
  • Work in all weather
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Reliable transportation to work
  • Ability to work efficiently based on priorities, willingness to take direction initiative, and constructive criticism
  • Dedication to assigned work shifts, balancing outside personal matters with work
  • Proactive, honest and constructive communication about work-related information
  • Ability to self-motivate and follow a list- ability to work independently and follow detailed work instructions
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly and easily, and to hustle through a physically busy day
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Familiarity with produce and plants is a plus
  • Enjoy working
  • Cleans up their work space when the task is completed
  • Take pride in their work
  • Capable of doing tedious and sometimes strenuous task for several hours at a time
  • The desire to learn will lead to other farming opportunities
  • Sense of humor and a positive attitude

This position has a 30-45 hour work week, Monday-Friday. You will be working with a crew of 8-10 workers and volunteers and directly with the head farmer. Compensation starts at $15.00/hour. All employees get a 25% discount on all items we sell. Depending on experience, employees that perform well will be rewarded in the first couple months. All new employees will come to the farm on a two-week trial basis. Good workers will find themselves in good company.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
There are procedures in place to ensure social distancing and mask mandates are kept up to date with CDC and town guidelines. Sanitizing and cleaning procedures are also in place. We are following all CDC and town guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Millis, MA 02054: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person

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