Jobs at Pete's Greens  

 

Waterbury Farm Market Kitchen Assistant (posted Dec 30)

At the Pete’s Greens Farm Market in Waterbury, VT our prepared foods program is growing and we are in need of an experienced assistant to our Chef. 

The ideal candidate has worked in a commercial kitchen, is organized, keeps a clean station, can follow recipes and takes direction well.  Baking aptitude and experience is a plus.  The assistant to the chef will help w/ prep, will make sandwiches, soups, baked items, will package and label items while keeping kitchen orderly.  Our market is open 7 days a week, weekend work is a requirement.

 

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Full Time Vegetable Washing/Packing (posted Dec 30)

Looking for a full time position here in the Northeast Kingdom?  We are looking for one or two dependable, detail oriented people with a good eye for quality control to join our team.  Our washouse is in operation Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (off Wednesdays and weekends) washing and packing our organic vegetables to prepare them for distribution to our wholesale and CSA customers.  This is a year round, full time position with room for growth and leadership for the right individual.  The perfect candidate is dependable, hard-working, detail oriented, good humored, appreciates high quality vegetables, is a good communicator, has good basic math skills and is fit and capable of frequently lifting crates of vegetables weighing up to 50 lbs.    

 

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Part Time Veggie Packing (posted Dec 30)

Pete's Greens has a part time time position packing organic vegetables starting immediately. Come join our team! This is a year round position. Work involves sorting and packing for wholesale and CSA customers. The perfect candidate is dependable, hard-working, detail oriented, good humored, appreciates high quality vegetables, is a good communicator, has good basic math skills and is fit and capable of frequently lifting crates of vegetables weighing up to 50 lbs.   

 

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Washhouse Manager (posted Dec 30)

 

The washhouse manager coordinates the timing of tasks and direction of people in order to fulfill the days orders on time while maintaining a high level of quality control. This individual works alongside our washing and packing team providing leadership and setting the pace of the work.  This position requires prior experience with similar work on another large vegetable farm or will require the right individual humble enough to work full time as part of our veggie washing and packing team while learning on the job to fulfill this role.  This right candidate enjoys physical work, enjoys the complexity of coordinating many overlapping tasks, directing and training people to work efficiently and maintain quality, derives personal satisfaction from leading a team to complete the days work on time and is excited to be an integral part of an organic farm feeding Vermonters.

 

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Harvest Leader (Updated Dec 30)

 

Looking for an energetic, knowledgeable individual to lead our multilingual harvest team.  Our harvest leader plays an important role on our farm, keeping tabs on how each planting is coming along and communicating to sales and CSA team what can be sold, harvested and delivered each week.  It also a very physical job, the Harvest Leader works directly with the harvest crew, ensuring that crops will be harvested correctly, to right size and quantity to fulfill sales needs.  Our harvest crew is a mix of English and Spanish speakers, most of whom have been harvesting on our farm for 4 years or more.  Though the core job relates to crop information and harvest tasks, this position offers much opportunity for growth for someone keen to learn more about organic agriculture and who is a real team player.  This is a year round position. 

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Partial List of Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience hand harvesting crops at scale
  • Knowledge about a wide variety of vegetables and harvest practices
  • Knowledge of organic production
  • Ability to prioritize daily tasks to ensure freshest harvests and efficient flow of work
  • Ability to manage a crew efficiently and ensure standards are maintained and
  • Organized, able to maintain accurate detailed records
  • Team player able to share data and information with various teams and coordinate staff needs with other managers on farm
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written (much farm communication is via smartphone/email) Basic computer skills include the ability to efficiently use Email, Internet, Word and Excel
  • Working Spanish or commitment to learn

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Greenhouse Grower (Updated Dec 30)

We're seeking a motivated, talented individual to manage our 50,000 square ft of heated and 2.5 acres of unheated greenhouses and tunnels. We grow a huge array of crops indoors from arugula to zucchini. We're currently upgrading our greenhouse facilities by installing soil heat and automated venting and we need a grower who can make the place hum!  Primary tasks include co-creating and executing a greenhouse management plan and directing a team to optimize planting, transplanting, harvesting, packing, system monitoring, pest management, and general maintenance.  Secondary tasks may include experimental research.  This is a full time, year round salaried position.

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Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience managing commercial GH production of organic vegetables
  • Knowledge of organic greenhouse production (experience w/ vine crops is referred)
  • Knowledge and experience in organic pest and disease ID and control
  • Knowledge of organic soil fertility management
  • Ability to manage a crew efficiently and ensure standards are maintained
  • Organized, able to maintain accurate detailed records
  • Team player – able to share data w/ and follow the planting plan of crop plan manager and coordinate staff needs with other managers on farm
  • Problem-solving ability, a strong work ethic, substantial knowledge of horticulture, and a passion for sustainable and healthy food

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