Illinois: Harvest Moon Farms seeks to Supervisor, Coordinator and Field Crew

21 Feb

FIELD AND HARVEST SUPERVISOR

We are seeking an organized, detail oriented person with at least 2 years of vegetable farming experience. This position reports to the Farm Manager and will be responsible for scheduling and managing field crews so supervisory experience and the ability to facilitate team work is required. Duties include bed preparation,  seeding/transplanting, cultivation and pest management, irrigation, and harvesting. Applicant must be in good physical condition, be able to lift 50#, and willing to work in all weather conditions. Tractor operation skills are required. Must have working knowledge of basic computer applications (Word, Excel), and be able to keep accurate records. Spanish language skills a plus. This is a salaried position and could be a year round position for the right candidate. Please email a resume and cover letter to info@harvestmoon-farms.com
POST HARVEST/PACKING SHED AND CSA COORDINATOR
We are seeking an individual with excellent organizational and communication skills to supervise our post harvest packing shed and CSA pack days. Duties include proper washing and packing of produce, record keeping and inventory, processing wholesale orders, maintaining proper sanitation practices, coordinating CSA box packing and field work as necessary. This position reports to the Farm Manager.  Requires basic computer skills (email, Word, Excel) and the ability to lift 50#. Could be a year round position for the right candidate. Seeking a person with at least 2 years of vegetable farming experience, Spanish language skills a plus. Please email a resume and cover letter to info@harvestmoon-farms.com
SEASONAL FIELD CREW
Seeking individuals for our 2011 Field Crew (May through October). Duties include seeding, transplanting, cultivation, harvest, and post harvest cleaning/packing. Crew members will also assist with CSA box packing as necessary. Experience preferred but will consider individuals without experience who have the right combination of other desired skills; strong work ethic, great attitude, timeliness, dependability, and desire to learn organic farming techniques. Must be able to lift 50# and willing to work in all weather conditions. Please email a resume and cover letter to info@harvestmoon-farms.com

 

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