Green Tractor Farm is a certified organic family farm growing mixed vegetables and cut-flowers in La Cienega, New Mexico (20 minutes south of Santa Fe). The farm operates on 3 acres. The farm serves local markets including: 2 weekly farmers markets, local natural food stores, a small CSA, a food hub and restaurants.
Green Tractor Farm is a fun and fast-paced place to work. The physical nature of the work is both challenging and rewarding. The farm crew at the height of the season typically consists of 3-5 people.
Green Tractor Farm is seeking an additional experienced and enthusiastic person for the field crew leader position for the 2022 season. The crew leader is an essential part of our team and is expected to communicate well, keep an upbeat attitude, maintain a high capacity for work and make a commitment to the full season. This position requires attention to detail and independent decision-making capabilities. Farm work is inherently physically demanding and requires someone who is motivated, has a good attitude, can tolerate working in all kinds of weather, and is able to lift at least 50 lbs at a time.
Crop Production- field preparation, planting, plant care and health, cultivation and fertility management, irrigation, harvest and post-harvest handling. Some farmers market duties possible.
The job is Full-Time starting immediately. Approx 40 hours/week.
Skills and qualifications:
-At least 2 years experience on a production farm.
-Ability to lift 50 lbs comfortably.
-Ability to commit to full season of work (July-December 1)
Compensation is $16/hour with possible raises according to performance review and occasional bonuses in relation to the success of the farm.
Please send your current resume with at least two relevant, professional references. Also, a cover letter describing why you want to work at Green Tractor Farm.