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Come join our tight-knit seed production team of hardworking and experienced employees, in a fast paced, growing, mission-based company located in Vermont’s beautiful Northeast Kingdom. High Mowing Organic Seeds is an independently owned leader in the non-GMO seed, farming and food community, committed to providing high quality organic seeds to our customers.
We are seeking a part-time (20 hours a week), seasonal crew member to work on the Trials team at our farm fields in Hyde Park, Vermont. The position will start immediately and go through October 2018.
Our Trials serve as a rigorous testing ground for selecting stand-out varieties to make available to our customers; the data collected helps us to accurately describe and assess their characteristics independently and in comparison to other varieties. At this time , this person will be responsible for all aspects of growing crops and collecting data for Trials. This includes on-going plant care, weeding, harvesting, cultivation, field cleanup, tractor operation, pest and disease monitoring and any other tasks as assigned.
A successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 – 3 years of experience in commercial agriculture. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, hardworking, motivated, focused, conscientious, positive and able to work cooperatively on a team. Crew members must be able to withstand repetitive work, lift 50 pounds and be able to perform hard physical labor in all kinds of weather.
Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should email a resume, brief letter of interest and references to [email protected] . Please put Trials Crew in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.