TEN MILE FARM                   
Employment
 

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WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 SEASON




Seasonal Employment - 2 Paid Employees


The position requires the physical and mental ability to contribute daily in a fast paced agricultural setting.  Farm work is an incredibly rewarding life experience, in a highly demanding work environment.  It is hot, sweaty, repetitive, back-breaking work for sometimes 13 hours a day.  Please consider this commitment before applying. 


We are located in Old Fort, NC.  We do not offer housing.


Job Description


Employees must be willing to assume all roles of the farmer.  Tasks will include but not be limited to: planting, watering, weeding, seeding, thinning, fertilizing, mowing, spraying, trellising, harvesting & washing, deliveries, market days. 


  1. Paid weekly, taxes are taken out and a W-2 provided at the end of the year

  2. 2 positions available, hours vary at the beginning and end of the season, full time May-Oct

  3. 1 positional available through the winter months, Nov-Mar, part time 2-3 days average 15-20 hours or so

  4. Work days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and some Saturdays

  5. Alternating Saturdays between 3 people - market shifts, or sometimes 2 people go together in peak seasons



Qualifications


  1. This position is for a hard working individual who has a serious commitment to farming

  2. Farm experience is a plus

  3. Be available to start around the beginning of March/April and must commit to staying at minimum through the end of October/November

  4. Reliable, hardworking individual who is able to follow directions and communicate well with others 

  5. Excellent people skills, initiative, and positive attitude are a plus

  6. The ability to complete tasks correctly, even when tired 

  7. Must enjoy repetitive tasks 

  8. The ability to sustain through hard physical labor, day in and day out 

  9. Strong hands, wrists and back are a must, and the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly is required 

  10. Expect to work outside in all weather conditions including rain, summer heat in the 90’s, and freezing temperatures 

  11. The ability to get along, play nice and possibly get over yourself and/or let things go- you are working side by side with the same people day in and day out

Hiring process


Please fill out this online Employment Application.  I will contact you for an interview. 

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