Copicut Farms hiring Farmers’ Market Staff

Various locations, Massachusetts

Copicut Farms hiring Farmers’ Market Staff

Farm Overview:

Copicut Farms is a small family-run farm located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. We specialize in pasture-raised livestock including chickens, turkeys,and pigs on our 30 acres of farmland. We operate one of only a few State-licensed on-farm slaughtering facilities allowing us to raise and process all of our own poultry in a healthy and humane manner. We sell the majority of our products directly to customers through our farm-share program, farmer’s markets, and from our farm store. We farm because we believe strongly in providing healthy, humanely-produced and processed meats and eggs to local consumers.

Position Description:

We are hiring 1- 2 part-time or full-time seasonal employees to assist with farmers’ market work from June through late November in 2016. Employees will be expected to work 20-40 hours a week. Work hours may include weekends as well as occasional early morning or evening work as needed. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Packing and unpacking of farmers’ market trucks
  • Driving farm vehicles to and from markets
  • Set up and breakdown of market booth
  • Maintaining temperature logs
  • Attending to customers

Qualifications:

  • Interest in working with people and animals
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
  • Valid drivers license
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work from June through late November, with some flexibility.
  • Willingness to work long hours completing physically demanding tasks
  • Sense of humor
  • An interview is required prior to hiring

Compensation:

  • $11/hour
  • On-farm housing is available.
  • Complimentary farm products included
  • Hands-on education in farm management, livestock production, and sales
  • Worker’s Compensation coverage

To Apply Please send letter of interest, resume, and two work-related references to: copicutfarms@gmail.com.

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