Minnesota: Ploughshare Farm seeks Field Crew Supervisor

6 Dec

Ploughshare Farm, a 400 member CSA in Alexandria MN, is now hiring for a Field Crew Supervisor. Primary duties include harvest management and field crew supervision. A minimum of three seasons on a diversified vegetable farm is required. Supervisory experience strongly preferred. Compensation: A competitive hourly wage (based upon experience), housing in a 3 bedroom, split-logged home. Long-term job opportunities are a possibility after a trial period of one year.  Couples and families are welcome.

For more information, contact Gary Brever, gjbrever@midwestinfo.net 

www.ploughsharefarm.com   Application deadline: February 1st
Key responsibilities include:
·        Supervising and working with farm crew and interns
·        Helping to harvest, wash, pack and load produce with farm crew
·        Communicating daily with Gary regarding tasks for the day
·        Directing daily activities including planting, cultivating, harvesting, and packing;
·        Driving tractor for transplanting and harvesting
·        Maintaining all harvest data and records
·        Organizing and cleaning packing shed
Preferred Qualities:
·        Previous Supervisor experience
·        Minimum of 3 years of experience on a vegetable farm
·        Valid driver’s license and ability to lift 40 pounds.
·        Tractor and cultivating experience
·        Highly efficient, disciplined and organized.
·        Willingness to take orders and ability to be a positive example to others.

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