Job Agriculture

Seasonal Farm Hand

posted February 2, 2018
apply by March 1, 2018

Description

Casey Farm is a Certified Organic vegetable farm located in Saunderstown, RI. We have 8 acres in organic fruit and vegetable production for weekly farmer’s market, local restaurants, and a 150 member CSA. Farm hands are involved in many aspects of field work from preparing fields and transplanting to weeding and harvesting, as well as preparing produce for CSA pickup and weekly farmer’s market set-up and breakdown. Farm hands may be involved in animal care of chickens, pigs, turkeys, ducks, and rabbits raised for Casey Farm educational programs. Currently seeking full-time seasonal employees to work 35 hrs/week from April 2 – Oct 27, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

• Punctual and reliable.
• Able to take direction and work independently as well as in team setting.
• Able and willing to work full days of physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Able to and interested in working efficiently and quickly.
• Experience with farming or horticulture work is preferred but not required.

Wages, Salary and Benefits

• Hourly wage $10.50, paid biweekly
• Full-time farm hands are entitled to a full CSA share weekly

Application Requirements

If interested, please email ecotter@historicnewengland.org with your resume and cover letter.

Contact

Emily Cotter, ecotter@historicnewengland.org or 401-237-7468