Farm/Orchard Manager

Stone Ridge Orchard
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
$17 - $20 an hour - Full-time

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Pay

  • $17 - $20 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed
  • Evenings as needed

Location

Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Progressive farm seeks qualified Farm Manager & Laborer. As the farm reopens for the season, we are looking for a staff members who will join our farm family.

Qualifications

  • Worker must be physically able to pick tree fruit and prune trees, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being reached from the ground
  • Filled and carrying bucket weighing up to 40lbs
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day
  • Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand and speak basic English
  • Cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only while working in the field
  • Workers must have a minimum of one year of verifiable experience in performing farm maintenance
  • Experience operating farm equipment such as mowers, tractors, forklift

Responsibilities

  • Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits, apples, herbs, etc.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives
  • Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops
  • Mowing & Weed Whacking
  • Tend to ornamental garden to include plantings and flowers
  • Handle planting new fruits as well as a variety of items
  • Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings
  • Tend to on-site animals
  • Picking stones by hand
  • Harvest fruit by hand
  • Work will include but is not limited to picking apples for fresh marketing and /or processing and cleaning, packing and loading harvested products
  • All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising
  • Handle clean up of property and maintain public spaces
  • Attend regular meetings as directed by the Owner.
  • Flexible schedule that includes a blend of days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Perform other duties as directed by owner.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

Work Location: In person

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