Seasonal Farm Crew - Dover, MA
Job Details
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Powisset Farm - Dover, MA
Seasonal
None
Negligible
Day
Description

The Opportunity.

Powisset Farm Crew assists with the core functions of CSA production. Farm crew members transplant, weed, trellis tomatoes, and harvest crops. They assist in other farm duties on an as needed basis.

 

In This Role You Will: 

  • General farm work: planting, seeding, weeding, hoeing, harvesting, post-harvest vegetable handling, cleanup, building and grounds projects, special farm projects. Please note that the CSA farm crew does not work in livestock operations. 

  • There is an opportunity to take on additional responsibility over the course of the season including managing volunteer groups and leading harvest days.  

  • Returning workers have the option to take on more responsibility, such as managing the greenhouse, pick-your-own fields, tractor cultivation, or managing harvest days. 

 

Other Information

 

Qualifications:

  • This is an entry level position. Farm experience is not necessary for this position. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Experience playing team sports and/or working outside a plus 

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds Ability to work outside in all weather conditions 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to do repetitive work Positive attitude and good sense of humor

  • Valid driver’s license required 

  • CORI background check required 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation is per hour based on experience.  

  • Housing is not available for this position. 

  • Farm produce: farm grown produce for personal use. 

  • Training: access to planning documents and records, farmer’s library; farm safety Training; Free admission to Trustees of Reservations properties. 

 

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, The Trustees of Reservations requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. Applicants who believe they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.

 

 

About The Trustees 

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 70,000 member households. 

 

The Trustees’ commitment to Diversity, Belonging Inclusion and Equity is to create inclusive spaces of belonging for Trustees staff, members, volunteers, and communities across our organization and 120 plus properties. Read more here

 

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

 

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