Farm Hand in Chatham, MA 02633

Chatham Bars Inn

The Farm Hand will be working at the Chatham Bars Inn Farm, located on Route 6A in Brewster. This facility produces high quality vegetables for use at several restaurants located at the Chatham Bars Inn resort in Chatham, MA. Candidates with a strong passion for sustainable agriculture and experience farming are preferred. This position will provide the right candidate with a hands-on opportunity to experience and master nearly every aspect of vegetable production.

The Farm Hand is responsible for but not limited to:

Harvesting, transplanting, weeding, pruning, trellising, thinning, managing irrigation systems, and pest control
Some tractor and rototiller work will be required for soil preparation and cultivation
Post-harvest operations will include sorting, washing, bunching of harvested crops, quality control, and packing/storage responsibilities
Transport and delivery of farm products will also be required
Greenhouse operations will entail but are not limited to seeding, potting-up, irrigation, pest control, and fertility management.

Requirements

Previous farm hand experience preferred
Demonstrates passion for sustainable/organic agriculture
Ability to maintain a professional attitude and neat appearance
Follow direction well
Strong attention to detail and organization
Must enjoy working with plants and produce
Ability to multi-task
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting
Ability to work under challenging ergonomic conditions, including work that requires frequent crouching, bending and kneeling.
Ability to regularly lift loads of 50 pounds or more
Must be able to work outside in all climates
Valid Driver’s License is required