Tibbetts Family Farm hiring Two Employees

Lyman, Maine
Tibbetts Family Farm is looking for two qualified full time employees for the 2016 season.
Tibbetts Family Farm is a small diversified farm located in Lyman Maine. We have a greenhouse center, compost site, and approx. 35 acres of crop ground. We also hay approx 250 acres of hay. We are not certified organic, but we strive to practice integrated pest management and sustainable farming. The farm has vegetable production, greenhouses, laying hens, beef cattle, and pigs. We distribute our produce through wholesale, CSA, and two farm stands.
Position 1: Green house grower, manager, and retail operator. Looking for someone with experience in veggie seedling production, as well as some bedding plant experience. College courses and pesticide licenses are a plus, but are not required. Basic knowledge of dose-a-tron and fertilizer a plus. We use air seeders, germination chambers, and transplant teams, so any knowledge of those topics would be great. We run 1 large greenhouse, 1 small greenhouse, 2 hoop houses, 2 cold frames and a pergola. We offer professional grower services to other local businesses, so large scale production organization skills are a must. Training on site available. Non-Smoker, with valid drivers license only please.
Position 2: Full time laborer. Must be be able to lift 20 lbs constantly. Position includes daily picking crew, general farm labor, hay crew etc. Must have general knowledge of daily farm activities, be able to work alone on tasks, and be able to be personable to customers and other employees. Pay will be based upon knowledge and experience of required activities.
Valid drivers license only please. As always training opportunities are abundant.
These two positions can be mixed and matched for the right person. Positions can be seasonal or year round depending on interest. Job expansion and training available for the right person who is serious about working on a farm and expanding with us.
Contact: Kelly Tibbetts
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