Date: April 4, 2018
We are a diversified family farm in western Massachusetts seeking a key full time, year round employee to fill a recently vacated position. We grow several different varieties of small grains, hops and turf. This position will be responsible for processing our grains and maintaining our milling and storage areas in a timely manner.
Direct responsibilities will include: grain cleaning, scheduling the weeks milling, milling, packaging, organizing orders; tracking inventory, maintenance and sanitation, all to be completed in a timely manner so that the employee will be available to assist in other areas of the farm.
Secondary to these responsibilities the employee will also be asked to assist in other farm activities/projects as needed.
The perfect candidate will understand that farming is not a 9-5, Monday – Friday job and that the pace of the job is seasonal with demanding schedules in the spring and summer, and a lighter schedule in the fall and winter. Employee will be expected to be available no less than half a day per weekend during the busy season, and may be required to work for a full day over the weekend.
Requirements: high school diploma, a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, basic math skills, strong organizational skills with attention to detail and focus on quality, customer service experience, good time management skills and ability to self direct work tasks,food preparation experience (preferred), capable of safely lifting and moving 50# bags regularly, all day long, and cleanliness is a must.
This position will remain open until filled by the right candidate. To learn more about our farm, please visit www.FourStarFarms.com. To apply, please send with a copy of your resume to:
Fax: (413) 498-4308