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Farmer/Groundskeeper

Full-time position available starting March/April 2020

Seven Springs Farm is a non-certified organic farm in Floyd County, VA. Floyd is south of Roanoke and east of Blacksburg. 

Job Description:

Successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing all aspects of the 100+ acre farm property in coordination with the farm owners.  See PDF below for more details.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Landscape maintenance and development:  pruning, mowing, weeding, mulching, planting, landscape design and installation and hardscape development.
  • Field crop, greenhouse and orchard production: planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, pruning, harvest, storage and sales.
  • Maintenance and repairs: buildings, roads, equipment, and greenhouses.
  • Other farm tasks as needed such as firewood processing, hay harvest, etc.
  • Occasional warehouse work

Requirements:

  • Must be highly self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision
  • Must be able to operate machinery & have some experience with mowers, tractors, chain saw, etc.
  • Strong knowledge base in horticulture or agriculture
  • Must have experience with crop production
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform the physical work described in heat, cold, and varied weather conditions

Compensation:

Starting hourly wage will be based on experience. Benefits package included. Hours and schedule negotiable.

 Send Resume to: Ron Juftes

Seven Springs Farm, 426 Jerry Lane, Check, VA 24072

email Ron here

Seven Springs farm is a smoke free workplace

PDF of detailed Job description

Here is a link to our job application