Snow’s Bend Farm hiring Farm Assistant

Coker, Alabama

Snow’s Bend Farm is a locally owned, modern, efficient farm and we will fully train all employees and ensure that they are comfortable with their responsibilities.  The work is challenging, but fulfilling and the customers are very friendly and easy to get along with.

JOB TITLE

Farm Assistant

SUMMARY 

The farm assistant helps with crop production as well as distribution and marketing.  He/she is responsible for CSA deliveries, vending at farmer’s markets, and assisting with all aspects of crop production and distribution.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly, bend at the knees and back, and walk throughout the day
  • Accurately follow directions
  • Be friendly and helpful with customers
  • Enjoy cooking and talking about it
  • Ability to work outdoors for 6 to 8 hours at a time

DUTIES

  • Help with planting, harvesting, and cultivating field crops
  • Help with washing, sorting, weighing, and packing produce
  • Deliver produce to CSA drop-off points and restaurants
  • Vend at farmer’s market
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor

 

WORK RELATIONSHIPS

Supervised by farm owners.  Works closely with farm owners and other farm workers.  Once well trained will be given sole responsibility of some tasks.

HOURS

Tentative Schedule through December:

Tuesday            12 – 7; Tuscaloosa CSA deliveries

Wednesday        7-3; Field and packing shed work

Thursday           8-4; Birmingham deliveries

Friday               7-3; Field and packing shed work

Saturday            5 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Birmingham farmer’s market

We will take a 2 week holiday over Christmas and New Year’s and revise the schedule for 2014.

COMPENSATION

Starting at $12/hour

Access to an abundance of high quality, delicious produce

Snow’s Bend Farm

P.O. Box 317

Coker, AL 35452

205-394-3561
margaretann@snowsbendfarm.com

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