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2023 Job Openings
We are hiring for Field Crew positions for the 2023 season. Full and Part Time positions available.
All Root Down Farm employees will receive training in all aspects of the farm including, but not limited to, seeding, transplanting, weeding, cultivating, field preparation, crop maintenance, harvest, wash and packing, and light construction. Most employees fall into the "Farm Crew" position, but we do have managerial that are filled for the season and apprentice positions that are available. We encourage employees to find areas on the farm that interest them most in order to develop a deeper knowledge of that aspect of farm management.
2023 Farm Crew Job Description (FT and PT positions available)
Crew Members are involved in multiple aspects of the farm including transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing and packing produce. There is also greenhouse and high tunnel work including seeding, watering, trellising and turning beds. We also have wholesale accounts which require harvest, packing and delivering for. If you have interest in or experience with tractors then you would also be helping with field prep, bed forming, transplanting, and cover cropping.
The farm work environment is uptempo and requires the physical capability to contribute daily in a rigorous, fast paced setting. Farm work is incredibly rewarding, yet physically demanding. Pay is commensurate with experience (starting at $16.50/hour for people with applicable experience). The season generally starts around March 15th and ends in the Fall, but the farm schedule is flexible.
Qualifications We are looking for reliable, responsible, and hardworking individuals who are able to follow directions and communicate well with the crew. Must be able to work in all weather conditions. A valid driver's license and reliable transportation to and from the farm are required. We love what we do, and we want a farm crew that can get along well and have fun while also getting a lot of stuff done at the same time!
To Apply Please email a resume or something similar and indicate if you are seeking a Full Time or Part Time position
If you seem like a good fit we will contact you for an on farm visit for an interview. A visit to the farm is required for the position.
If you are interested in an Apprenticeship position or want to know more about managerial positions at the farm please feel free to email us firstname.lastname@example.org