Immediate Job Openings!

Wood Prairie Job Opportunities

We have immediate openings for enthusiastic and productive employees on Wood Prairie Family Farm! If you like the idea of earning your living while doing meaningful work in a family-friendly environment on a beautiful organic farm in Northern Maine, then we’d love to hear from you!

Join us on our 45-year-old Certified Organic Farm where we grow organic seed and retail it direct-to-gardeners via our mail order & web business with customers in all 50 States.

Honest, fast-paced work with a nice variety of seasonal job activities. We offer competitive wages, Paid Time Off, Simple IRA Retirement benefits. Predictable schedule and overtime after 40 hours. Learn new skills and enjoy free organic food and seed!

Seeking Fulltime Year-Round, FT Seasonal (Summers Off) and PT Seasonal. Advancement opportunities for employees who demonstrate commitment, productivity and a strong work ethic.

Immediate openings, please apply today!

Caleb Gerritsen

How to Apply

Email resume’ and references and request a Job Application from megan@woodprairie.com
Please include a cover letter which explains why you would be a good addition to our Wood Prairie crew. Thanks!

Current Wood Prairie Family Farm
Job Descriptions:

· Year Round Fulltime Seed Assistant

· Seasonal Fulltime Seed Assistant

· Part-time Seed Assistant

About Wood Prairie Family Farm.

Wood Prairie Family Farm (Wood Prairie) was established in 1976 and is a MOFGA-Certified Organic Farm. Wood Prairie is focused on growing organic seed and we retail direct-to-gardeners and market farmers via our mail order & web business with customers in all 50 States (www.woodprairie.com).

Position Descriptions.

Work activity on Wood Prairie Family Farm follows the seasonal flow of northern crop production plus year-round retail garden seed marketing. We plant crops during May-June, tend the crops and prepare for harvest over the summer, and harvest in September and October. After harvest and over the winter we are busy with the tasks of cleaning, grading and packing seed, plus preparing and shipping seed orders. Peak shipping season runs February through May. Wood Prairie employees and family farm owners work as a team to meet the demands of seed crop production and fulfilling in a timely manner the needs of our thousands of seed customers.

We offer advancement opportunities for employees who demonstrate commitment, productivity and a strong work ethic. Candidates who feel they would appreciate the challenge and see the potential for growth are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications.

· Strong commitment to the environment, honest business and excellence.

· Integrity, attention to detail and a strong work ethic.

· Excellent attitude including customer service.

· Self-motivated with the desire to take on a variety of diverse projects.

· Team player who can work independently as well.

· Exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and organization.

· Ability to regularly lift 50-pound boxes and to stand while working.

Location.

Wood Prairie Family Farm is located in the Aroostook County farming town of Bridgewater, Maine (population 610). We are thirty minutes drive from – and halfway between – Houlton and Presque Isle. The employee must maintain a reliable car and valid driver’s license.

Hours and Benefits.

Competitive hourly wages. Paid Time Off. Simple IRA Retirement benefits. Predictable schedule and overtime after 40 hours. Learn new skills and enjoy free organic food and seed! Standard work week is 40 hours with overtime during peak periods at planting, harvest and shipping. Seasonal employees receive the summer off.

How to Apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume’, if available, and request an application from megan@woodprairie.com.

Immediate openings. Please apply today! Thanks!

Wood Prairie Family Farm is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment against persons based on color, race, religion, age, ability, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or marital status.