Field Crew


Company: Mama Bird Farm
Location: Friday Harbor, WA, 98250
Compensation: 16.50
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture, Production
Region: Coastal
Date Posted: July 8, 2024

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Mama Bird Farm on San Juan Island Washington is hiring! We are looking for someone who wants to farm on a produce and flower farm! Ideal candidates have high stamina and can work quickly and efficiently. Are highly motivated, positive, detail oriented and a strong team member.

Responsibilities:

This position is a field crew/ post harvest washing/ packing/ delivery position.

  • Pruning/ harvesting tomatoes
  • Planting/ harvesting/ washing baby greens
  • Field preparation/ transplanting/ harvesting cut flowers
  • Irrigation, drip, over- head and spraying with organic spray (pyganic)
  • Assist at weekend farmers markets
  • Deliver produce to local restaurants and grocery stores
  • End of year clean up

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds repeatedly
  • Valid Drivers License (transportation to get you to work)
  • Ability to take direction, stay on task, work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work and talk at same time
  • Attentive to the care of equipment and all life on the farm
  • Communication skills and ability to transfer information to others
  • Social skills/ kindness- while on delivery and farmers market
  • Work alone and in a team
  • Note: farming is physically demanding and requires repeated bending, lifting and standing. We do require that you are able to take care of your body and physical needs as an individual by dressing properly, hydrating, practicing good ergonomics, and taking time to eat snacks. We also require that you are able to take care of your emotional and mental needs as individuals by communicating with us and your team and being honest with your goals and limitations. Once the season begins,  we are all in this together!