Equipment Operator- Diversified Organic Vegetable Farm

Location: Wadhams, NY (Essex County)

Term: Full-time, Seasonal, Year round

Salary/Pay: $15-20/hr depending on experience and ability

Deadline to Apply: 01/01/2023

How to Apply: [email protected]

Juniper Hill Farm

Juniper Hill Farm is nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain, on the Boquet River in Wadhams, New York.
Established in 2007, we grew on three acres of fertile land; now, we cultivate over one hundred acres, focusing heavily on cover cropping and soil health. We sell our produce at six local farmer’s markets weekly, host an on-farm CSA pick-up, and provide a healthy quantity of wholesale goods to our local grocery stores and restaurants. Our growing techniques exceed the requirements of the National Organic Program and our farm is recognized by NOFA NY as a Certified Organic Farm. 

https://juniperhillfarmcsa.com/

Job Description

Juniper Hill Farm is seeking an equipment operator/farm worker. Our equipment operator joins the rest of our highly motivated, energetic farm team in carrying out tasks related to farming, harvest and construction projects on the farm. The ideal candidate will have experience operating various farm and construction equipment, driving various trucks and will possess adequate knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair.

Candidate must have some weekend availability as well as open schedule during planting and harvest season.

Equipment Operator/Farm Worker Responsibilities:

Safely operate a range of equipment including tractors, forklifts, backhoes
Perform equipment checks before driving to ensure equipment is ready for use
Perform basic maintenance and repair to farm equipment
Document all issues with equipment and communicate necessary repairs to others on Farm team
Perform repairs to infrastructure on farm when needed
Must be able to regularly lift 50 lbs crates and boxes of food
Candidate must enjoy working as part of a team and be capable of communicating clearly both verbally and via email with others

 

Benefits Include:

• Year-round access to delicious, organic produce
• Fresh air and exercise
• An open, friendly environment where your feedback is welcomed 

Please send your resume and cover letter along with references to the farm via email. No phone calls please.