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To apply for any of these jobs, please submit a resume, 3 references, and a brief email to explaining why you want to work at Local Roots. Email to jason AT localrootsfarm.com

Tractor & Equipment Lead This position is responsible for carrying out tractor operations and maintenance, as well as irrigation setup. This is a full-time position, 40-50 hours/week, May through November, with potential for year-round work. Applications due ASAP. Full Tractor Lead job description
Required Qualifications
– Mechanical aptitude
– Experience operating farm machinery
– Experience with farm irrigation systems, including drip irrigation
– Able to lift 40lbs, and enjoy physical labor
– Enjoy working hard outdoors in all types of weather
Terms
– Pay DOE, starting at $13/hour
– Farm produce for personal use
– Possible on-farm housing

Crew member This position is resposible for daily farm tasks: harvest, transplant, weeding, posisbly driving a delivery route. This is a full-time position, 40-50 hours per week, May through November. Applications due ASAP. Full Crew Member job description
Required Qualifications
– Able to lift 40lbs, and enjoy physical labor
– Enjoys working hard outdoors in all types of weather
– Able to receive constructive criticism. Understands the importance of following procedure and sticking with the system in place.
– Works well independently; can keep focused on a task
– Able to take written and verbal direction well
Prior farm experience a plus, but not required
Terms
– Pay DOE, starting at $11/hour
– Farm produce for personal use
– Possible on-farm housing

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. 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