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Manager-in-Training  We have management-level positions opening in 2018. For 2017, we are seeking an experienced farmhand who wants a permanent managerial role on our farm. In 2017, this person will work with our regular crew on all aspects of farm operations, and also work with the farm owners and managers to grow into a management role for 2018. The work-week for this position is Tuesday-Saturday, 160-210 hours per month through December, part time work available January-March. Position begins in May 2017. Applications due ASAP.

Required Qualifications
– Minimum 3 years experience in organic vegetable farming
– Minimum 1 year management experience in one or more of these areas: Irrigation – Harvest – Greenhouse/propagation – Field Production
– Organized and tidy
– Desire and aptitude to manager other people

Terms
– Pay DOE, starting range of $12-14/hour
– On-farm housing available at $500/month
– Lunch and farm produce for personal use are provided

Farmers Marketeer Marketeers are responsible for start to finish market day. Arrive at Local Roots by 7 AM, pack market van, drive to Capitol Hill, set up market booth, sell produce, pack up, drive back, unload. Day ends at 5/530. Track daily sales and inventory, manage till and start-up cash. This is a Sunday only position June through November, or may be combined with delivery driver position. There is also the possibility for part-time work on the farm. Applications due ASAP.

Required Qualifications
– Valid drivers license and clean driving record
– Experience driving box truck or other large vehicle
– Experience or equivalency in one ore more of these areas: market vegetable farming – farmers market sales – grocery produce sales/stocking – farm stand sales
– Love of vegetables and/or cooking
– Enthusiastic and outgoing personality

Terms
– Pay DOE, or Seattle miniumum wage
– Allowance of produce to trade for other market goods
– Farm produce for personal use

Delivery Driver Delivery driver is responsible for delivering produce orders and CSA boxes in Seattle. Arrive at farm, pack van, complete delivery route, return to farm, unload empty boxes. Day begins between 8 and 11 and ends at 4 or 5, depending on size of route. Work week is Tuesday, Wednesday, and possibly Saturday, June through November, and may be combined with Farmers Marketeer position. There is also the possibility for part-time work on the farm. Applications due ASAP.

Required Qualifications
– Valid drivers license and clean driving record
– Experience driving box truck or other large vehicle
– Experience making deliveries and tracking invoices/packing slips
– Extremely responsible and detail oriented

Terms
– Pay DOE, or Seattle miniumum wage
– Farm produce for personal use