Work Here

During the season we as farmers work long hours, but to get everything done we need help! For 2017 we are looking to fill three paid positions as well as multiple workshare positions (see our workshare page on our website for information on that program).

Please send a cover letter and copy of your resume along with two work related references to kate@burroakgardens.com. Applications are due by April 1st or until the position is filled.

IMG_7041Assistant Manager

Full Time (40 hours/week)

Hours are generally 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday with a one hour unpaid lunch. Hours during the CSA delivery season may vary with early start times on harvest days. If driving the CSA delivery route, Friday afternoons will be off. No weekend work is required.

Starts April 1 and ends November 17th.

Pay is based on experience. This position also receives a Double Share of produce valued at $590 for the season as well as extra produce when available.

Job Duties:

Helping to get the season off and rolling with greenhouse seeding and early season plantings.

Direct seeding and transplanting of crops.

Facility maintenance such as disassembly of our germination chamber and helping to build/repair our greenhouses.

May help in our retail greenhouse during May and June to water, fertilize, deadhead bedding plants and interact with customers.

Participates in and helps oversee the activities of the field crew and workshare members.

Delivers our CSA shares twice a week to sites in the Madison area and interacts with site coordinators and members.

Requirements:

One to two years of gardening or farming experience helpful, but not required.

Works well with and communicates well with others.

Lift 30 lbs regularly and 50 lbs occasionally.

Basic knowledge of hand tools is helpful.

Clean driving record.

Able to stand for long periods of time.

Able to bend, stoop, and kneel.

Field Crew Full Season

Part Time (24-30 hours/week)

Starts May 1 ends November 17

Hours May through the start of the CSA delivery season are Monday- Friday 8am to Noon with additional hours available in the afternoon as needed. Hours during our CSA delivery season are 8 am to Noon Mondays and Wednesdays with the possibility of additional afternoon hours on those days. 6:30am to 2:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. 30 minute unpaid lunch. No weekend work is required.

Pay is based on experience. This position also receives a Double Share of produce valued at $590 for the season as well as extra produce when available.

Job Duties:

Planting crops both in our greenhouse and directly in the field.

Greenhouse maintenance.

Hoeing.

Working with our drip irrigation system.

Helping to keep our workshare members on track.

Harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables for our weekly CSA deliveries.

Cultural control of insects and diseases that may appear on the farm.

Requirements:

Works well with and communicates well with others.

Lift 30 lbs regularly and 50 lbs occasionally.

Able to stand for long periods of time.

Able to bend, stoop, and kneel.

Field Crew Summer Season

Part Time (24-30 hours/week)

Starts June 1 ends September 1

Hours June through the start of the CSA delivery season are Monday- Friday 8am to Noon with additional hours available in the afternoon as needed. Hours during our CSA delivery season are 8 am to Noon Mondays and Wednesdays with the possibility of additional afternoon hours on those days. 6:30am to 2:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. 30 minute unpaid lunch. No weekend work is required.

Pay is based on experience. This position also receives a Double Share of produce valued at $590 for the season as well as extra produce when available.

Job Duties:

Planting crops both in our greenhouse and directly in the field.

Greenhouse maintenance.

Hoeing.

Working with our drip irrigation system.

Helping to keep our workshare members on track.

Harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables for our weekly CSA deliveries.

Cultural control of insects and diseases that may appear on the farm.

Requirements:

Works well with and communicates well with others.

Lift 30 lbs regularly and 50 lbs occasionally.

Able to stand for long periods of time.

Able to bend, stoop, and kneel.