Employment Opportunities at Featherstone Farm
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Available positions include:
Featherstone is seeking experienced individuals to join our equipment operations team. This is a seasonal position (April-October) in which the person would be expected to work 40 to 48 hours a week in all weather conditions.
Responsibilities: Must be able to safely and efficiently operate equipment at all levels of organic farming production such as: field preparation, spraying, bed formation, and cultivation. Other responsibilities include assisting in irrigation, harvest, and general farm labor.
Qualifications: Must be experienced with farm equipment operation, specifically tractor operation. Mechanical skills are highly prized but not required.
Benefits: Hourly wage based on experience. Paid time off and free organic produce. Housing options are available.
Contact: Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Featherstone Farm is taking applications for delivery drivers for the 2015 Season.
Delivery Drivers provide a professional, friendly, and helpful face at the point of delivery. Drivers operate delivery vehicles safely and according to legal regulations to provide safe and efficient deliveries. Provide accurate deliveries. Assist in the solution of delivery deviations at the delivery point, and work with the sales coordinator to resolve problems. Monitor delivery vehicle for potential issues. Maintain interior and exterior of the delivery vehicles in a clean and satisfactory condition. Maintain records as necessary to facilitate legal compliance, customer service, and business processes.
This Position Requires:
Excellent customer service skills
Attention to detail
A spotless driving record
The ability to lift 50+ lbs repeatedly
The ability to operate pallet jacks and forklifts
Respect for the integrity of the product via careful handling.
Featherstone Farm runs 2 refrigerated straight trucks - a 26' I.H. and a 18' Freightliner.
Shifts run Monday - Saturday, generally in the 5:30am - 3:30pm timeframe.
Drivers work June through November. Some shifts available December - February.
Benefits - Delivery Drivers receive an hourly wage (based on experience, with a premium for a valid Class B License) and benefits including PTO, produce and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated community of people working to improve our local food system.
For any of our positions, email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: