Now hiring for 2017 season- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from May through November.
Mondays and Wednesdays we harvest for our wholesale account, Fridays for our three seasonal farmer’s markets. This position will require washing the crops as they come in from the field, and packing them in the appropriate boxes for wholesale or market. This is a fast paced environment where attention to detail and strong eye for quality is required. You will be following the pick and pack sheet.
- Ensure that the produce coming in from the field meets BGF quality standards
- Wash and pack for three farmers markets and wholesale, which requires learning different methods and standards.
- Enforce food safety and sanitation practices.
- Keep wash area and packing shed clean and organized.
- On days when harvest is lighter, finish day by washing empty seed trays.
- Knowledge of diverse vegetable varieties, quality standards and washing/packing techniques.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Candidates must have a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs., be on feet all day, and have hands in cold water throughout day.
- Must be able to set and maintain a fast pace.
- Receptive to feedback on quality control.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from May through November, starting at 8am and going until 6pm. Fridays may go later than 6pm during peak harvest and we expect flexibility on end time. Starting pay $12.19 hour.