Employment Opportunities at Featherstone Farm
Featherstone Farm is seeking a locally based Delivery Driver. This person will drive from our facility in Rushford to La Crosse, Winona and Rochester. This is a seasonal position (now-March) in which this person is expected to work 25-30 hours a week Mon /Wed /Fri; hours and days may vary. Part-Time delivery driving will start again June for the 2017-18 growing season.
At Featherstone Farm we value a positive attitude and team-work; treating every customer, colleague and vendor with the highest level of respect and service; and fresh organic produce of the highest quality.
We are seeking a positive, engaged, self-motivated team player with a passion that promotes a purpose driven company that provides access to fresh, organic produce and supports healthy living in a mindful and sustainable way that respects the environment, supports local farms and local businesses. The individual will be hired as delivery driver and will be expected to provide professional customer service and timely deliveries. Background check may be required.
Responsibilities: Provide safe delivery via straight truck or van to wholesale accounts and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) delivery sites in Rochester, Winona and La Crosse. Responsible for accurately stacking pallets to ensure product quality, driver safety, and orderly delivery processes.
Qualifications: No CDL required. Valid/clean MN Driver’s License required. Must be able to operate hand trucks, and other equipment safely and responsibly. Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift up to 100 pounds with assistance, ability to push/pull objects up to 2,500 pounds using material handling equipment.
Benefits: $14 starting hourly wage; includes Paid Time Off and fresh produce when available.
Contact: Applicants must submit a Featherstone Farm Application for Employment. To request an application call, email or pickup an application at Featherstone Farm 43090 City Park Road, Rushford, MN 55971. (507)-864-2400, email@example.com
Featherstone Farm is a 135-acre certified organic farm located in the bluff country in and around Rushford, Minnesota. The farm produces fresh market vegetables and fruits for distribution to natural food stores, wholesalers, and a 1000+ member Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. At Featherstone Farm we value a positive attitude and team-work; treating every customer, colleague and vendor with the highest level of respect and service; and fresh organic produce of the highest quality.
Featherstone is seeking an experienced individual to join our team to help grow high quality organic produce. We are seeking a positive, engaged, self-motivated team player with a passion for completing high-quality work.
The Equipment Operator will be based at our farm in Rushford, MN. This is a seasonal position with some potential for winter work in the warehouse. During the growing season the employee will be expected to work 40 to 48 hours a week in all weather conditions; hours and days may vary. Background check may be required.
Responsibilities: Equipment Operators are responsible for operating tractors and vegetable production equipment safely, precisely, and properly. The employee will need to operate many different tractors of varying ages and horsepower. Tasks include and are not limited to: operating many different cultivation schemes; various types of tillage; hitching and unhitching implements safely and efficiently; checking and maintaining fluids in our equipment; reporting breakdowns and disrepair immediately to our repairs and maintenance staff; keeping daily records on labor and equipment use; regular creative problem solving. Other required general farm tasks could include equipment operation, hand weeding, harvesting, wash and pack, and greenhouse work.
Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have experience operating field-scale vegetable equipment or related work. Demonstrated ability to operate tractors and farm equipment (tillage, seeding, cultivating and harvesting equipment, among others) is crucial. Excellent communication skills and Spanish proficiency are highly sought. Applicants will need to be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, and to squat, bend over, and reach for extended periods.
Benefits: Hourly wage based on experience; includes Paid Time Off and free organic produce; Limited seasonal housing available
Contact: Applicants must submit a Featherstone Farm Application for Employment. Applications can be found at http://featherstonefarm.com/employment-opportunities.html or pickup an application at our office: 43090 City Park Road, Rushford, MN 55971. Direct all correspondence to (507)-864-2400 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Closing Date: Ongoing