PRODUCTION GREENHOUSE ASSISTANT MANAGER

Position open for a person in the production greenhouses at the farm working with owners. Responsibilities are greenhouse tomato production as well as producing vegetable transplants for the farm.  Responsibilities will be seeding, watering and all related tasks for the culture and growing plants in our non retail area greenhouses. Responsibilities in the tomato production greenhouses are pruning, pollinating, transplanting and releasing of beneficial insects for pest control.  Initially a 40 hour week,  but reducing to perhaps 20 hours a week from mid july onwards. Additional hours available at that time in the production and preparation of field crops (joining field crew) if so desired. Pay negotiable depending upon experience.  Fill out application on line and email it to Pooh Sprague at ps@edgewaterfarm.com

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • has great attention to detail

  • is a fast learner

  • is a trustworthy, hardworking individual.

  • Is self-motivated to move quickly and complete the task at hand efficiently.

  • Is committed to doing good work with a good attitude.

  • Is able to work all day on their feet.

  • Is able to work fast and efficiently both at time sensitive tasks like transplanting and mind-numbing jobs seeding.

  • Works well with others in a responsible manner without letting socializing get in the way of efficient work.

  • Has a strong interest in local, foods and plants.

  • Is positive and inquisitive.

  • Is energetic, hard-working and highly motivated.

  • Has a desire and patience for community, as you will be working with the same folks throughout the season in a cooperative environment.

  • Takes precautions to avoid accidents, keeping safety in mind, especially around heavy equipment and vehicles.

  • Is willing to be in the public eye, positively representing our business.