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Farm Assistant

Summary of Position: The Antioch Farm Assistant will assist the Farm Manager and Student Crew Leaders in the operation of the Antioch Farm. Applicants must be available weekends and willing to work outside in all weather.

Responsibilities:

  • Plant & animal care
  • Weed & pest management
  • Harvest, rinsing and weighing of produce
  • Bed preparation & composting
  • Other responsibilities that support the overall functioning of the Farm

Physical requirements needed to perform the duties of this position:  
Candidates must be able to regularly bend over, lift and carry up to 30 lbs, and push a wheel barrow full of compost.   

Environmental Considerations:  Farm Assistants work outside in all weather.

Term: 
Fall 2014
Job skills required: 
Gardening, landscaping or farming experience (preferred)
Good time management skills
Self-motivation
Ability to work well with others and problem solve
Enjoys physical work
Enthusiasm for what’s happening on the farm & the farm mission
Number of positions available: 
4
Department: 
Glen Helen Ecology Institute
Immediate Supervisor Name: 
Kat Christen
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014