Atlas Farm - Certified Organic Produce

  • Workers picking greens in a field
  • Man tending tomato plants in a greenhouse
  • Farm worker smiling in a field
  • Workers planting seedlings in a greenhouse
  • Workers tending seedlings in a greenhouse

Employment

Applicants for all of our positions should be hard-working, reliable, self-motivated, and share our commitment to sustainable agriculture. Farm work is fun and rewarding but also very physically demanding. Applicants should have the desire to work outside even in adverse weather and be able to work early in the morning and for long hours during the main growing season.

We pride ourselves on the amazing crew we have here at the farm. We work very hard and focus on efficiency, but also foster a great work environment where people are engaged in their work, enjoy their co-workers, and take pride in an exceptional finished product. Most of our crew have been with us for many years, and we are always looking for more talented individuals to join our team!

Positions currently available:

Seasonal Field Crew Workers

Field crew workers are the hard-working people who keep the farm running day in and day out during the main production season. The farm employs 20+ seasonal workers, loosely organized into three crews. Primary tasks include transplanting, harvesting, weeding, and working in the packing house and greenhouses. Field crew positions are full-time from April through November, with the potential for part-time winter work. Approximate summer hours are 6am-5pm, Monday through Friday. We will also consider applicants seeking part-time seasonal work.

Field crew workers should be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions, be comfortable standing and bending for extended periods, and be able to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly. Applicants must be reliable, responsible, and able to take direction in a fast-paced work environment. Previous farm experience is preferred, but we are willing to train anyone with an enthusiasm for agriculture and a strong work ethic.

The wage for these positions is $14.29/hour, as well as unlimited free farm produce and a 25% discount on all products sold at the Atlas Farm Store. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter explaining your background and interest to gideon@atlasfarm.com.

Field Production Manager

The Field Production Manager is an integral part of our farm's management team responsible for directing all operations pertaining to field grown crops. Duties include: crop planning, sourcing equipment and supplies, land preparation including fertilizer applications and tillage, planting, cultivation, irrigation, pest management, harvesting, and assisting in equipment upkeep. The Field Production Manager supervises one full-time equipment operator, several part-time equipment operators/crew leaders, and three field crews of 6-10 people per crew. The Manager works closely with the farm owner, Greenhouse Manager, Farm Mechanic, Packing House Manger, and other management staff and crew. This is a full-time, year-round position with up to 60+ hours/week required during the busy field season from April-November reducing to 30-35 hours/week during the slower months of December-March. Applicants must have at least two years experience in vegetable production with significant experience operating agricultural equipment and managing others. Advanced agricultural training, proficiency with office computing, mechanical aptitude and experience, and handyman skills are desired qualities for applicants, as well. The ideal applicant will have managed field production on our scale in prior employment, but we are also willing to train a strong candidate with some experience and a willingness to learn. This is a position with long term growth potential at our farm and requires careful attention to detail, a tenacious work ethic, knowledge of vegetable growing practices in our region, and excellent communication skills. Compensation includes a competitive hourly wage, paid vacation, and free farm produce. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to gideon@atlasfarm.com

Equipment Operator and Assistant Farm Mechanic

The Equipment Operator and Assistant Mechanic position is focused on field crop production and assisting the Farm Mechanic with the maintenance and repair of farm equipment and facilities. Equipment work includes field preparation, planting, cultivation, pest and disease control, and other production practices. This position is heavily centered on equipment work and applicants should have at least 2 years experience operating tractors and other farm equipment and a knowledge of vegetable production practices in New England. Experience with general farm mechanics and handyman skills are also required. The Equipment Operator and Assistant Mechanic works closely with the farm mechanic, farm owner and the rest of the management staff and should have strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and ability to adapt quickly to the ever changing farm environment. This position requires 50+ hours per week during the main growing season of April-November with part-time off season work, as well. To apply, please submit a resume and detailed cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position to gideon@atlasfarm.com. Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is an important position in the overall function of the farm. Principal duties include assisting the Office Manager with tasks that support the daily management of the farm's main office, which include tasks related to general accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer service, and administrative support of the farm's management staff. This is a full-time, year-round position and requires prior experience in all of the areas listed above. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Derrah at office@atlasfarm.com. Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience.

Farm Store Clerk

The farm store clerk is a year-round position requiring 30-40 hours/week during our main season from April - November with slightly reduced hours through the winter months. Duties include daily operating tasks at the store including opening and closing shifts, receiving inventory, maintaining produce displays, interacting with customers, maintaining a clean and orderly environment, and coordinating activities with the farm store manager.

The ideal applicant will have experience in agriculture, customer service, and retail sales; familiarity with fresh produce, strong communication skills, computer literacy, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Excellent people skills are a must: friendliness, patience, and a desire to engage and educate customers about our produce. On-farm work experience and creative skills such as sign making are also desired. Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods.

Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to farmstoremanager@atlasfarm.com.