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We're Hiring!

We're seeking a field assistant and
2 summer apprentices to join our team for the 2024 season.

Field Assistant

The field assistant will work closely with head growers Dan and Caroline on bed prep, planting, irrigating, cultivating, mulching, harvesting, and some post-harvest handling. The assistant will work closely with all crew members and volunteers and communicate as needed with the various members of the farm community.

Schedule

  • early-April — early-November 

  • Monday — Friday

  • 8am — 4pm (April–May & Sept–Nov)

  • 7am — 3pm (May–Sept)

 

Required Experience

  • Full-time, full-season vegetable farming experience

  • Experience with farm and/or landscaping equipment—tractors, weedwackers, mowers

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Job Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work both collaboratively and independently

  • Must be able to operate farm machinery, or be willing to learn

  • Must be willing to teach and supervise apprentices and volunteers

  • Must maintain schedule flexibility, to ensure important jobs are completed around inclement weather

Compensation

  • $18–$20/hour, depending on experience

  • 5 paid vacation days after 14 weeks on the job

  • A personal supply of farm produce

To Apply

Email a resumé and 3 references to caroline@restorationfarm.com

Summer Apprentices

The summer apprentices will assist with all aspects of field work—planting, cultivation, mulching, harvesting, and post-harvest handling. Previous experience with gardening, landscaping, or farming is preferred. We seek apprentices who already know they love doing physical, outdoor work and are curious to learn all aspects of vegetable farming.

Schedule

  • mid-May — late-August (16 weeks)

  • Monday — Friday

  • 7:30am — 3pm

 

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must be willing to work in all weathers

  • Must be able to follow direction

  • Must be able to maintain a fast work pace

  • Must be able to stay focused

Compensation

  • $15/hour starting salary

  • A performance-based raise will be considered at an assessment in late-June

  • A personal supply of farm produce

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To Apply

Email a resumé and 2 references to caroline@restorationfarm.com

 

  • A positive attitude

  • Respect for the land

  • Honesty

  • Arriving on time

  • Moving about the farm, and from task to task, with efficiency and speed

  • Proper and safe handling of all food and equipment

  • Proper clothing—clean, safe, and appropriate

  • Respecting tools and workspaces, maintaining cleanliness, and taking responsibility for every part of a project, including cleanup at the end

  • Asking for help when you don’t understand a task, and offering help when your co-workers need it

  • Ability to hear and make positive use of constructive criticism

  • Willingness to communicate openly and talk through any issues that may arise

  • Respecting each crew members’ unique identities and contributions

  • No tolerance for sexual harassment or discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, gender, age, family status, or religion

Shared Standards for a Positive and Productive Workplace
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