full time Farm Manager Assistant wanted

inoculations 2015

The work: permanent full-time farm manager assistant wanted to assist in or manage farm work: log inoculations, force-fruiting logs and picking mushrooms, making mushroom foods, and a couple of produce crops.  We will also be setting up new a high tunnel, a shade structure, and doing other farm setup in the next year.

This will be a year-round position, but I hope to find someone I can work with for many years to come!

Hours: average about 40 to 50 hours per week – based on work demands and availability of the worker.  We have to weigh demands of the farm with time off; candidates can expect down time over the weekend, plus a full day or two off early in the week.

Duration: year round

Compensation: salary of between $21,000 and $26,000 depending on skills and experience.  Room (two private rooms and shared bath and kitchen etc. in farmhouse) and all the mushrooms and eggs you can eat included as a benefit.

Work Location: the farm is at 827 15th St., Clayton, WI 54004

Selection Criteria: Candidates should have some general farm work and management experience.  He or she should be able to work hard with reasonable speed and attention to detail, and should be able to lift 75 lbs.  He or she should work well in a small team that will include other employees, interns, and myself.  He or she may also need to manage work of others, and should be able to work with autonomy and initiative.

Application deadline: We will hire as soon as we find the right person.

Application Details: Please email Jeremy at cherrytreehousemushrooms@gmail.com with a description of why you’d be interested in the position.  I’d also like to see a resume and at least one professional and one personal reference.

Thanks for your interest in the full time assistant farm manager position!

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