Dickey Hill Farm
554 Dickey Hill Rd.
Monroe Maine 04951
Hours and Work Season
We are seeking two employees to join our farm crew mid April – mid October, 4 days/week totaling 36 hours/ week (yes- think 3 day weekend!). Dickey Hill Farm is a small scale, certified organic diversified vegetable operation. The farm currently has one acre of land in vegetable production, including 4 high tunnels, utilizing low-till farming practices.
On farm work consists primarily of harvest, wash/pack, and transplanting but will also include a variety of other tasks including weeding, bed prep, seedling production, trellising, etc. Work days typically begin at 7am and end at 4:30pm including a paid 15 minute morning snack break and an unpaid half hour lunch break.
In addition to on farm work, employees may work with James or Noami at farmers’ markets and partake in restaurant/wholesale account delivery. During the summer months our markets are bustling. Market crew members are tasked with helping to set up the outdoor market stand, sell product to customers, restock the market stand, and pack up the market stand.
Farm employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and adhere to COVID safety protocols which may include mask wearing and social distancing.
An ideal Candidate:
-brings a positive attitude
-is reliable and shows up on time
-is detail oriented
-communicates well, including listening to directions and advocating for their own needs
-works well as a team & stays motivated when working on their own
-comes motivated to develop new skills including efficiencies & good body mechanics
-is able to lift 50 lbs
-is willing and able to work outdoors in all the variety of weather a Maine summer brings
-has experience working on a farm or other relevant experience (ideal, but not necessary)
-is interested in contributing to our farm’s success
-has experience working farmers’ markets and/or equivalent fast-paced retail or restaurant setting (ideal, but not necessary)
Starts at $15.25/ hour
All farm employees have access to produce seconds/ farmers’ market leftovers.
2 paid sick days
How to Apply:
Please send us your resume, two work-related references and a cover letter describing why you would like to join our farm crew and what past experiences qualify you for the job.
Dickey Hill Farm, 554 Dickey Hill Rd, Monroe, Maine 04951
We strongly encourage applications from people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, or those who are members of other marginalized communities.
We will accept applications until positions are filled. Thank you for your interest!