Farm Labor Position

Location: Bend Oregon
Compensation: $17 per hour can increase in pay DOE/time in position.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture
Region: Central
Date Posted: February 29, 2024

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Sakari Farms is a multi-acre farm located in Tumalo, Oregon. We specialize in Native American
tribal food production, education, and value-added production.

Work Requested:
32-40hrs. week

Primary responsibilities include:
Crop Management- knowledge of crop rotation/growing cycles, implementing crop plans, record
keeping, harvest forecasting.
General Construction- must be skilled and knowledgeable with operating equipment such as but
not limited to; weed eater, lawnmower, tractor, chainsaw, and power tools independently.
Attending weekly meetings with owners and farm staff
Plant Propagation, care, and daily watering.
Irrigation- Irrigation and Pump management, daily watering, and maintenance
Pest Management
High Tunnel Management and Maintenance
Building- Assisting farm crew with construction and building projects on the farm.
Lift 50lbs
Work in adverse weather conditions.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
3 years of Full Time work experience, preferably in Agriculture
Commit to the full growing season with limited vacation time (May-October)

Ability to Communicate- ask for help/questions/address any concerns, etc. (Eye Contact, Be
Experience and ability working with people of all ages, from diverse ethnic and cultural
Clean Driving Record-Drug Free Workplace
Ability to drive/operate and maintain equipment.
Building/Construction skills a PLUS
Ability to lift 70+lbs regularly, bend, lift, climb ladders, reach, dig and do physical labor for up to
8 hours a day.
Work in adverse weather conditions- and have seasonally appropriate clothing.
Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Record Keeping
Fast Paced work environment- no sitting while planting/weeding-
Odd hours and weekend work required, comfortable with a little chaos and ability to be
levelheaded during unpredictable situations.

Compensation: Part Time to Full Position- Hourly wage will start at $17 per hour can increase
in pay DOE/time in position.