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ASSISTANT GROWER
(20 HRS/WEEK)

Endless Farm is a no-till, certified organic, & certified real organic vegetable farm in Johnston, RI. We grow on a half acre and run a small CSA and sell to local markets & restaurants. We are seeking a half-time Field Assistant (20 hours/week, Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays or Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, April - Dec 2022). Compensation is $15/hr plus veggies.

Responsibilities:

  • Harvesting, washing, and packing vegetable orders

  • Transplanting, seeding, weeding, watering

  • Maintaining clean and tidy workspaces, following food safe practices in the washroom

  • Bed-building, mulching, setting up irrigation line, trellising, pruning, maintaining caterpillar tunnels

  • Occasional weekend watering if schedule permits

Our ideal candidate is dependable, efficient, positive, and pays attention to detail. Must be able to work independently and with coworkers. Must have a reliable form of transportation to the farm in Johnston, RI. Must be able to lift 40 lbs, work in all weather conditions, and occasionally do repetitive work.

 

Previous experience with commercial vegetable production is preferred but we are willing to train the right person! Opportunity for growth into a year-round and full-time position for the right person.

Hours are 8 am – 2:30pm Monday and 8 am-3:30 pm Wednesday/Thursday or Thursday/Friday, though Mondays can be somewhat flexible or split into two days. Workdays include a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and two professional references to endlessfarmri@gmail.com. Applications must have both documents to be considered. Applications accepted until positions are filled, with priority given to those received before April 8th. Endless Farm is an equal opportunity employer and we strive to provide a learning-oriented and inclusive environment.