Salt & Harrow Farm, Lead Farm Hand
Position: Lead Farm Hand
Type: April 15, 2019 for a six month period; possibility for year round employment
Housing: please indicate if you need on-farm accommodation
Farm: Salt & Harrow Farm
Location: French Creek, Vancouver Island, BC
Salt & Harrow Farm is a 37-acre, certified organic farm, located in French Creek on Vancouver Island between the towns of Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, producing over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at eight farmers markets, to restaurants, our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a full-choice membership program.
We have a diverse farming operation, which requires a wide range of skills: greenhouse seedling production, field planting, weeding and harvesting, produce deliveries, building and repairing infrastructure. We work in a rural community. Be prepared for physically demanding work in a fast paced, rewarding environment.
The Lead Farm Hand will work under the direction of the Farm Mnager supervising the farm crew in all farm operations.
Position begins April 15, 2019 for a six month period. This is a full-time position, approx. 40-50 hrs/week, Monday through Friday, with some room for flexibility if help is needed at the farmers markets or with weekend chores. There is a possibility for year round employment after six months. The position pays $16/hr. with 4% vacation pay and access to farm vegetables. Please indicate if you need on farm accomodation.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 14 2018 ID: 49726