Assistant Production Manager
Kirsop Farm 2019
Full Time: 40-50 hours per week peak season April -July
Permanent Position: Beginning Jan 2019, 2+ years desired
Schedule: Work days are generally Monday-Friday, with some weekends April – June. Winter
vacation time of up to 2 months is negotiable.
Career: This position offers opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individual.
We are looking for a motivated, problem solving oriented individual to join our production team
to operate equipment, trouble-shoot problems, and maintain and repair equipment and
facilities. You will work independently to keep our vehicles and equipment in top shape, and
with the production team to implement the farm’s production plans in the field, primarily
focused on weed control.
Perform field tractor work using a variety of equipment and implements.
Perform routine vehicle, equipment and facilities maintenance.
Act as a handy-person on the farm; repairing, improving, and building things as needed.
Perform a variety of in-field tractor work.
Communicate with farm owner to discuss tractor work, equipment and repair issues, etc., as
well as communicate by cell phone throughout the work day.
Background and skills
Practical experience and knowledge of vegetable growing systems, ability to understand field production processes for organic crops, ability to understand detailed farm plans.
Mechanical experience, ability to problem solve, and think creatively, using resources on hand and common sense.
Knowledge and skill in welding and fabrication.
Strong communication skills
Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and situations
Ability to work independently, primarily, while also being part of a team.
Must be extremely responsible, self-motivated and capable of handling complex instructions.
Starting pay: $16-20/HR based on experience.
To Apply: Send resume and 3 references to Kirsop Farm, 855 Trosper Rd SW 108-189, Tumwater, WA, 98512, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Crew!
If you are interested in a field crew or market position for 2019, please submit a resume, three references, and a brief email to explaining why you want to work at Kirsop Farm. Email to Colin and Genine at email@example.com.
Field Crew Member
Part and Full time positions available
Pay: up to $12 per hour
Hours: May – November, 5 days a week, approximately 10 hours/day
Include, but are not limited to:
Cleaning wash station and market totes
Moving and laying out floating row cover
Packing CSA boxes
May also participate in:
Assisting Wash Station Lead washing and packing vegetables
Assisting in irrigation installation
Driving a CSA delivery route
Safety and Security
Uses safe working techniques, i.e. lifting, moving, etc.
Uses safe tool handling techniques as per instructions
Follows farm food safety rules
Able to lift 40lbs, and enjoy physical labor
Enjoys working hard outdoors in all types of weather
Able to receive constructive criticism.
Understands the importance of following procedure and sticking with the system in place
Works well independently
Can keep focused on a task
Able to take written and verbal direction well