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Full Time Vegetable Growing Specialist

Viola, WI

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Referral Staffing Solutions is recruiting a knowledgeable Vegetable Growing Specialist, with CSA experience for a company in Viola, WI. This is a Seasonal, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday position.

 

Full Time Vegetable Growing Specialist

General purpose of job:

To manage all aspects of vegetable production and harvest on the farm. Will be able to identify, seed, grow, plant and care for an exhaustive variety of edibles produced for the owner as well as the CSA for the GoMacro employees.Should be able to identify many weeds, pests and diseases that accompany growing vegetables and know how to treat for them in an organic manner.  

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  1. Care of vegetables, fruits and herbs grown for the owner and for the CSA at the GoMacro Farm.

  2. Soil preparation, weeding, composting, mulching, seeding, planting, watering, staking and protection of all production beds and or paths.

  3. Harvesting of various edibles for the owner and the CSA buckets possibly on a daily and weekly basis. Participation in scheduling, coordinating and delivering harvests to the factory. Organizing all aspects of CSA.

  4. Pest and disease identification, monitoring and management of production beds.

  5. Knowledge of organic IPM principles is necessary.

  6. General upkeep of all hand tools in garden shed.

  7. Manage tasks for the Vegetable Growers Assistant. Able to work independently in a timely manner or in groups as task permits.

  8. Good communications skills and a friendly attitude towards physical labor.

  9. Able to work outside in normal Wisconsin weather from early spring until late fall.

  10. Willingness to learn about using new equipment or tools that are needed to execute assigned projects.

  11. Openness to learn about new plants and gardening techniques and share these with co-workers.

  12. Able to bend, squat, lift, kneel, dig, stand etc…commensurate with the task assigned.

  13. Attention to detail and ability to work toward aesthetic standards set on farm.

  14. Adhere to all GoMacro safety rules/guidelines, and even general obvious hazardous in their work area whether or not a specific safety rule or policy exists.

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Apply online at ReferralStaffingSolutions.com today!!!

 

Referral Staffing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a drug and alcohol free work place. Reliable transportation and good attendance are required.