Qualities of Ideal Candidates:
Can adapt easily and willingly to fluctuations throughout the day including:
Is capable of openly receiving feedback about how to increase the pace of efficient work.
Loves to be outdoors, participating in physical activity, in a beautiful space with fun-loving coworkers.
Exhibits hard core motivation, always, even about the end of day cocktail and the early morning harvest.
Shows up fully, every day, with a positive attitude, a good sense of humor and finds joy in engagement.
Views customer interactions of all kinds as an opportunity for mutual learning and growth and approaches them with an earnest sense of purpose and a heartfelt sincerity no matter if it’s at the farm or on the road delivering.
Must LOVE the smell of leaf mulch.
Sees value in all the work of everyday farming and rises to every occasion.
No drama-queens or kings.
Possesses a commitment to understanding and embracing the broader philosophy of sustainable, family-scale farming as an occupation and a lifestyle.
Has the ability to take initiative as their knowledge base develops and a possesses a high level of self motivation.
We are looking for folks to fill a number of different positions including:
Flower Field Crew
Broadturn Farm is looking for folks interested in field production of cut flowers to join our team this season. This position is either part time, 3-4 days per week or full time, for the farming season. The work will focus on planting, cultivating, trellising and harvesting cut flowers. You can expect a supportive and generous work environment. Your days will be full of sunshine, rain, clean soil and gorgeous flowers. Ideal candidates are full of positivity, able to laugh at wry wit, possess at least 1-2 years of field crop production experience and have successfully divorced themselves from anything romantic related to the work of farming. Compensation is based on experience but starts at $11.50/hour during the first month's trial period.
Broadturn Farm is looking for interested floral designers to join our team for the 2018 season. Please send along a cover letter, resume and if available, a portfolio of work. We have openings for full and part time seasonal staff as well as freelancers.
This person will ideally have a generous and sincere smile, a clean driving record, the capacity to avoid distracted driving, and the ability to do light design work for some weekly installations. You must have clear and compassionate communication skills and enjoy customer service. This is a seasonal position.
Direct questions and send your resume and cover letter to Alaena.
Summer Camp Assistant Educator
Broadturn Farm is looking an enthusiastic individual interested in working with our youngest 4-5 year old farmers. This position is part time, 8:30am-12:30pm, Monday-Friday, from June 25th-August 24th, and our candidate must be available for the entirety of this time, with a potential opportunity for extended hours during some of our camp weeks. Assistant Educators work with our Lead Educators to plan, prepare for and implement our summer camp curriculum. You can expect a flurry of energy and excitement , and mornings filled with digging, singing, playing, picking and nibbling, slopping pigs, and holding chicks. Ideal candidates are full of energy, able to be silly, sing (a lot), and have at least 1-2 years of experience working with 4 & 5 year olds. Compensation is $10/hr. Please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org