Little Wild Things is a commercial urban farm that produces Certified Naturally Grown microgreens, shoots, and edible flowers in the heart of Washington, D.C. We hope you'll consider joining our team!
Seasonal Farm HAND
Job Title: Seasonal Farm Hand
Opening Date: 4/30/2018 (position to start ASAP)
Little Wild Things City Farm is looking for someone enthusiastic about growing local food with a strong interest in sustainable agriculture to start in May, 2018. This position will support our indoor microgreen production and outdoor farm production, with potential to grow with us and take on more responsibility over time. This position will support the work of the entire team and report to the Director of Operations. Work is primarily carried out in an indoor microgreen farm and at an outdoor ¼ acre plot in the Union Market & Edgewood neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Individual tasks may be physically demanding and may include long hours doing any of the following:
- Cleaning, including washing trays and sanitizing equipment
- Seeding, planting, harvesting, or packing orders
- Lifting and moving heavy objects
- Long periods standing or working on concrete and in outdoor conditions, including rain, heat, and cold
- Delivering produce to customers across the District of Columbia
The right candidate will demonstrate an attention to detail, creativity, honesty, eagerness to learn, and will be enthusiastic about working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. Likewise, s/he will not be deterred by the responsibility of completing routine and very physical tasks such as cleaning. Preferred, but not required qualifications include: experience working on an organic or Certified Naturally Grown farm, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification, experience in the restaurant industry, experience making deliveries, experience working for an early-stage start-up, and/or web development, photography, or social media skills.
Compensation & Hours
This position is seasonal and work may not be available year-round. Pay is $12.50/hour and the position is part-time 3-4 days per week (24-32 hrs/week). We will be hiring two people for this job, so days are flexible. Preferred hours of work are 3-4 of the following days: Monday-Saturday between 7:30am-4pm with potential to take on additional hours over time. Please contact Mary and Chelsea at email@example.com to express interest with SEASONAL FARM HAND in the subject line. Please include your resume, three references, and indicate your schedule of availability in your initial expression of interest.
To learn more about Little Wild Things City Farm please visit www.littlewildthingsfarm.com or @littlewildthingsfarm on Instagram.