Field Crew


Company: Red Dog Farm
Location: Chimacum, WA
Compensation: $12 per hour, as well as veggies from our fields. Housing is not included. Employees who return for multiple seasons will receive an annual performance-based raise as well as an opportunity to increase/refine responsibilities matching their commitment to the farm.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture
Region: Neighboring States
Date Posted: October 12, 2018

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We have several full time field crew positions for the 2019 season with a range of start and end times. Ideal field crew applicants are smart, tough, detail-oriented, possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and are ready for a new challenge.

Time Commitment

  • Seasonal (Apr/May/Jun – Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec), winter work negotiable
  • Hours are 40- 45hrs/week, M-F with some Saturdays, which will be followed by a two-day weekend
  • Ideal applicants seek employment for several years, with an interest in growing in experience and responsibilities with the farm

Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce
  • Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed
  • Perform field work including but not limited to transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, and moving irrigation
  • Assist at weekend farmers markets, up to two shifts per month
  • Perform some or most of the following non-field work: greenhouse work, plant starts, delivering, tractor driving and farm stand stocking

Background and Skills

  • One season previous farm experience preferred but not necessary
  • Flexibility and desire to learn new methods and farm systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Energetic, fun and motivated personality
  • Excellent work ethic and positive attitude
  • Conscientious and able to work with all kinds of people
  • Strong back and knees
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Willingness to fully commit to the farm for the season