2019 JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Our farm is hiring for a new administrative position for the 2019 season. We are looking for someone that has a passion for detail, organization, CSA management, finances and bookkeeping! This person will work with our existing admin team and get trained as soon as possible so that they can support on running the behind the scenes operations of our farm and 8 CSA locations.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience in co-managing projects, enterprises, or businesses.

  • Attention to detail - office systems, record keeping and financials.

  • Experience with Quickbooks and Google Drive

  • Can stay focused and driven when working independently.

  • Mature, self aware, good communicator. Positive attitude and sense of humor!

This is a part-time position, 8 hours/wk @ $16/hr.  Primary focus is the 2019 growing season from June - December, with the possibility of continued support and expansion of scope into 2020.

2) FLOWER FIELD CREW

We are looking to hire a part-time flower field crew member - to support on harvests primarily. They will also assist in all operations on the farm from greenhouse propagation, harvest and post-harvest, weeding, planting and everything in between. We are looking for a passionate and hard-working person that both understand our vision for a co-op farm, with a social justice mission, as well as an outstanding work ethic and dedication to some of the most physically demanding work out there! We are willing to train people who do not have flower farming experience. Previous farming or floral industry experience ideal.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work outside in ALL weather conditions including snow, rain, high temps.

  • Endurance sport experience, athleticism, team comradery as well as healthy amount of competitive spirit.

  • Comfortably able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.

  • Strong manual dexterity skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and willingness to seek guidance as needed

  • Clear communication skills and demonstrated ability to be flexible with daily tasks.

  • Demonstrated commitment to organic, just, and sustainable farming standards.

  • Clean drivers license and reliable transportation for commuting to farm.

Schedule, Compensation, Housing

  • This is a seasonal position, 24 hours a week, from the beginning of June through November 1st. Compensation is $12/hr, plus veggies and flowers.

  • We are unable to provide on-farm housing, but can connect people to local rentals that may be available.


3) SATURDAY DELIVERY PERSON

We are looking to hire someone to bring our veggies to NYC every Saturday! For both our CSA as well as wholesale deliveries.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Clean drivers license and reliable transportation for commuting to farm.

  • Experience driving a large extended passenger van.

  • Experience driving in NYC.

Schedule & Compensation

  • This is a seasonal position, every Saturday, 6am - 2pm, from June 15th through October 27th. Compensation is $14/hr, plus veggies and flowers.


To apply please send your resume and three references to
Veggies@rocksteadyfarm.com


Our farm is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates, regardless of race, gender, age, or sexual orientation, are encouraged to apply.