Pennypack Farm HIRING Seasonal Farmer
The Seasonal Farmer is a full time position starting in April and ending in Mid November It is possible for interested Seasonal Farmer Applicants to also be considered for our 18-month Apprenticeship program (the difference between programs is duration, compensation, and educational opportunities. If interested, check our job description on our website, (https://www.pennypackfarm.org/Employment/Apprenticeship-Program/220/). Seasonal farmer will work Monday through Friday, approx. 7 AM – 5 PM, with some weekend work including Saturday markets on a rotation and weekend watering duties. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to build their sustainable agriculture resume while working in a professional environment on a successful 13-acre, 350 member CSA farm. One season of experience farming is preferred but not required. Duties will include but not limited too; planting, weeding, watering, setting up irrigation, repairing items, harvesting, working with volunteers, washing produce and working at a farmer’s market. Ability to lift 50 pounds, maintain a positive and professional attitude, to walk, stand, kneel, drive, bend for long periods of time, ability to engage in other strenuous tasks as necessary including but not limited to tractor and implement operation. A valid Driver’s License and a criminal background and child abuse clearance are also required. Wage is commensurate with experience, in addition to percentage of farmer's market sales, gear allowance, and seasonal produce.