Equipment Operator for Vegetable Farm Job


Equipment Vegetable Farm

Equipment Operator for Vegetable Farm Job at Aspen Moon Farm in Longmont, Colorado – 2021

Equipment Operator for Vegetable Farm Job Description:

Got vegetable equipment experience?  We need you!  We have a beautiful established  field ready for another full season of veg and heritage grain production.  Come join us in a positive work environment.  Must be interested in, and support, organic agriculture. This position requires the ability to work independently, while maintaining good communication with the owners, managers and other team members. We have a large CSA, Farm stand, and Farmers Market and a great supportive to community to feed.  The position requires flexible scheduling depending on the needs of the farm. Typical work week is 5-6 days per week, 8-11 hrs per day depending on weather.  The typical season has already begun and runs through November.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 2 years experience operating Farm Tractors and implements.
  • Experience with Farm irrigation, pumps, ponds etc.
  • You must be a Farmer. This is not for the Novice….
  • Ability to work seasonally….

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage a crew of 3-6 team members at times, with the help of another crew leader
  • Tractor work planting, cultivating, and bed prep
  • Manage the equipment, trucks, tractors at that Location.
  • Manage the Irrigation, ditch, ponds and pumps at that Location.

Compensation:

The position pays $ 17-$ 19/hr, plus a CSA share 

To Apply for the Equipment Operator for Vegetable Farm Job:

Please send a resume, at least 3 work references, and respond to the following questions:

  1. Have you worked on a farm? (if your answer is no, please describe any applicable work experience and explain why you think you would be a good farmer)
  2. Describe your farm work experience and list your set of skills.
  3. What will you contribute to our farm?
  4. When things get hard, what do you do to take care of yourself?
  5. What is Biodynamic agriculture to you?
  6. Tell us something about yourself that you would like to share.
  7. Full legal name, contact information

Thank you for your interest in Aspen Moon Farm!

Jason Griffith and Erin Dreistadt

Aspen Moon Farm LLC.

8020 Hygiene Rd. (our mailing address, not the address for the farm housing)

Longmont, CO 80503

www.aspenmoonfarm.com

info@aspenmoonfarm.com

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