Heart Beets Farm is hiring for 2020 and beyond. Heart Beets Farm is a 36 acre (10 acres active production), Certified Organic farm in Berkley, MA. Since 2013, we’ve provided year round, high-quality vegetables, herbs, flowers, and fruit to Bristol county. Our markets include a 200-member CSA, a Farmstand, restaurants, wholesale, and 1 weekly farmers market. We’re seeking experienced candidates to round out our Team:
● 2 Part Time Weeders
To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and 2 relevant references to HeartBeetsFarm@gmail.com. Please include the position title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For more information about our farm, visit www.HeartBeetsFarm.com.
Part Time Weeders - 2 Positions open
Part time weeders spend most of their time hand weeding crops
● Ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
● Ability to maintain good spirits and morale in all weather
● Reliable transportation
This is a Part-Time, Partial-Season position. Weeders join us in late May & Early June and work part-time (10-12 hours/week) through August. Field Crew Members work 3-4 days per week, 8AM-11AM. No weekend work is required. We are taking this pandemic seriously and are looking for employees who act and feel the same.
We offer $13 starting wage.
Field Crew / Tractor Operator Part-Time
The Tractor Operator / Field Crew participate in a wide range of fieldwork in
annual vegetable production including transplanting, harvesting, hoeing,
hand weeding, mulching and more. They are also responsible for most of the tractor cultivation on the farm using our IH 140 cultivating tractor and range of belly and rear mounted tools.
The Tractor Operator must be able to meet the farm standards for each kind of work
in variable field and soil conditions. Attention to detail and willingness to try new ideas is key. The Operator is responsible for daily/weekly equipment checks, communicating with the farmer and other farm crew, and helping out with Field Crew work when not cultivating.
● 1+ years experience operating tractors, ideally in vegetable production
● Strong safety record
● Knowledge of basic tractor and equipment maintenance
● Ability to work with a sense of urgency and maintain a swift pace,
looking for efficiencies in independent tasks
● Aptitude for self-driven, independent work
● Drivers license and reliable transportation
● Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
● Willingness to “wear multiple hats” and contribute to other aspects of
This is a part-time, seasonal position averaging 12-25 hours/week with the
potential for year-round work for the right candidate. The Field Crew/Tractor Operator
joins us in May and works through Thanksgiving. Off-season work (January-April) is available for the right candidate. Off-season work includes harvesting greens, packing wholesale orders, and staffing winter markets.
We offer a competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience.
Additionally, all employees enjoy farm produce through our CSA program.