2019 Employment Opportunities
We are currently hiring for a full-time field hand position for the 2019 season. Scroll down to find a detailed job description and schedule for the position - please note we are only considering candidates that are available from April through October. If you are interested in the position, email us a cover letter and resume at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
FIELD HAND (Vegetable Focus)
Full Time: 40- 45 Hours A Week
April - October (no exceptions!)
Assistance with all daily farm activities including (but not limited to) seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, setting up irrigation, washing and packing vegetables, tractor work, CSA preparation, and deliveries. You will be expected to work at our CSA pick-up and farmers’ market shifts as a part of your 40 hour per week schedule. Time will be spent in the greenhouse, in the field and at markets. Work is fast-paced and physically demanding.
Candidates must have at least one year of farming experience on a commercial farm. Must be able to lift 50lbs. and be on their feet for 6 hours straight. We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude, excellent listening and communication skills, and ability to work with efficiency in a team setting. We do not offer housing so reliable transportation to and from the farm is necessary (we are located 20 minutes from downtown Portland), as well as a valid driver’s license.
Work Environment & Schedule:
This position begins April 1, 2019 and goes through the end of October. The job will be 8 hours a day, 5 days a week with a one hour unpaid lunch break. Start times are early on harvest days (Tuesdays and Fridays) and market days (6am), and in the peak summer months harvest days will be a 9 hour work day. We work in all weather conditions, everything from cold rain and snow to very hot, humid days. Bumbleroot's daily field operations are managed by three of Bumbleroot's owners with whom you will work closely, and we have 2 full-time employees returning.