Farm Crew Member

Company: Fair Valley Farm
Location: Eugene, OR
Compensation: Starting at $11/hr DOE plus pastured meat and eggs
Employment Type: Part-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture
Region: South Willamette Valley
Date Posted: April 18, 2017
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Small, diversified livestock farm is looking for a motivated, detail oriented individual to join our team as a part-time farm hand.

Our farm is located about 7 miles west of Eugene, OR in the beautiful Willamette Valley. We raise pastured poultry for meat and eggs, pastured/forest-fed heritage hogs, and grass-fed Angus beef and Hampshire/Suffolk cross lambs. We run a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and direct market our products to individuals and select restaurants and retailers in our community.

We are seeking a hardworking, proactive individual to join our farm crew.

Daily tasks will vary seasonally and according to the farm’s needs, but may include:

  • Animal feeding and watering
  • Daily moving of chicken tractors
  • Setting up electric fenced paddocks for cattle, sheep, hogs and chickens
  • Collecting, washing and packing eggs
  • General landscaping maintenance (mowing, brush, weed control)
  • Permanent fencing and other construction projects
  • Processing chickens

Position will start at 25 hours per week with the potential to increase.

Farming experience is not necessarily required, but a good attitude and willingness to learn is.

Other required qualifications:

  • Must be comfortable working alongside others as well as independently.
  • The work is physically demanding, so good physical and metnal fitness is necessary.
  • Must be able to regularly lift 50+ lbs.