Pennypack Farm Hiring Seasonal Farmer for 2020 Season
Posted: Mon, November 18, 2019
Phone Number: 7818541409
Seasonal Farmer – Pennypack Farm and Education Center- Ft. Horsham PA
Pennypack Farm, a 13 acre vegetable CSA farm in Southeastern Pennsylvania, is seeking applications for our 2020 growing season. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to build their sustainable agriculture resume while working in a professional environment on a successful CSA farm! The Seasonal Farmer is a full time position starting in mid April and ending in Mid October. The person in this position will work 40 hours a week with weekend duties required. Some weeks the seasonal farmer will work Monday through Friday while other weeks weekend work will replace some of the weekday hours.
One season of experience farming is preferred but not required of applicants. Duties will include but not limited too; planting, weeding, watering, setting up irrigation, repairing items, harvesting, working with volunteers, washing produce, and driving tractors. Previous tractor experience is not required but applicant must be willing to learn and operate tractors on a regular basis. Please mention in application if you have prior tractor experience.
Ability to lift 50 pounds, maintain a positive and professional attitude, to walk, stand, kneel, drive, bend for long periods of time in all weather, ability to engage in other strenuous tasks as necessary including but not limited to tractor and implement operation. A valid Driver’s License and a criminal background and child abuse clearance are also required.
Compensation is 10$-12$ per hour and includes farm vegetables…pay rate will depend on level of farming experience.
See our website for more information about our organization, www.pennypackfarm.org.
To apply please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org