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We're looking forward to the 2024 season with growth yet again! Which means we need help getting plants in the ground and produce to our customers. We work at a quick pace, and we value hard working and kind employees.

 

 

 

Job Title: Farm Crew Member

Company: Pond Hill Farm LLC

Address: 1172 Freeport Rd Kittanning, PA 16201



About Pond Hill Farm LLC: We are a small, gay owned/operated farm located 35 miles north of Pittsburgh.  We grow market garden style, bio-intensive two acre veggies and cut flowers. We are Certified Naturally Grown and believe in human powered food.




Job Summary: Farm crew members will be competent at various tasks outside in the field including bed prep, planting, cultivating/weeding, irrigation management, harvesting, and conditioning vegetables and cut flowers. 8 hour shifts. Physically demanding, at times.  All employees must be competent with working farmers markets including set up. 




Key responsibilities:

  1. Crew members will assist in various farm tasks around the farm including bed prep, planting, cultivating/weeding, and irrigation management. 
  2. Each crew member will take on individual responsibilities suited to their interests and skills, but should also be expected to help out in any/all field tasks. 
  3. Crew members will assist on harvest days, harvesting/conditioning/packing both veggies and cut flowers, and assembling CSA shares.
  4. All employees must be competent with working farmers markets, including set up and customer service.




  • Essential Skills
      • Physical requirement
        • Must be able to lift 50lbs
        • Must be able to spend hours repeatedly kneeling, bending, squating.
        • Must be willing to work outdoors in nearly all weather conditions—rain, sun, wind, mud, snow, heat, cold.
      • Experienced in farming, gardening, plants, flowers, and nature. 1(or more) year in vegetable farming preferred.
        • Farming experience not required. We accept all resumes.
      • Capable of working around nature—including spiders and occasional snakes.
      • Capable of basic arithmetic and making change for farmers market orders.

     



  • Essential Attributes
      • Be self motivated to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
      • Capable of receiving critiques and changing techniques in real time.
      • Finds inspiration from nature, Earth, and food.
      • Works well both independently or with a group.
      • Strong work ethic.
      • Punctual.
      • Friendly personality that is approachable at market.
      • Loves working hard and having a good time while doing so.



    Compensation

    • $15/hr(+)
      • Direct deposit pay bi weekly.
    • No overtime. No benefits. 
    • Full time and part time positions are available. Monday-Friday, somewhat flexible hours. Shifts will include occasional Saturday morning markets. 
    • Jobs begin in April/May. Also will need additional help from July-October. 



    Email us - hello@pondhillfarmstore.com- with any questions.

    Resumes accepted through February 29.