Farm Assistant for Stoney Creek Mushrooms
We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Farm Assistant to join our mushroom farm. As a Farm Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting daily farm operations, including harvesting, packaging, and maintaining the cleanliness of the farm. This is a hands-on role that requires attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sustainable agriculture and be willing to learn new skills.
Farm Assistant Job Description
-Harvest and package mushrooms according to quality standards and customer orders
-Assist with maintaining the cleanliness of the farm, including sweeping, cleaning surfaces, and sterilizing equipment
-Monitor mushroom growth and report any concerns to the farm manager
-Assist with the preparation of substrates for mushroom growth
-Operate farm equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks
-Help with maintaining inventory and ordering supplies as needed
-Work with other team members to ensure timely and efficient completion of tasks
-Follow all safety procedures and maintain a clean and safe work environment
-High school diploma or equivalent
-Prior experience in farming or agriculture preferred
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet production goals
-Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
-Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
-Comfortable working in a humid and dark environment
-Ability to operate farm equipment and machinery safely
-Excellent communication and teamwork skills
-Passion for sustainable agriculture and interest in learning about mushroom cultivation
– Full time position
– Rotational Saturday delivery.
– Some Sunday delivery, as needed.
– Opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team.
– On-the-job training and growth opportunities within the company.
– Supportive and friendly work environment.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about gourmet mushrooms and eager to join a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for the position to [email protected]
Stoney Creek Mushrooms is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for considering Stoney Creek Mushrooms as your next career destination!
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