EXPERIENCED FARM EQUIPMENT OPERATOR & LABORER

 

Location: Stuyvesant, NY

Compensation: $21.00-24.15 per hour based on experience

Timing: start as soon as possible

 

 

ABOUT BELLTOWN FARMS

Belltown Farms owns and operates large scale farms in the US, transitioning land to USDA certified organic, and operating them in line with regenerative principles.

Belltown believes that regenerative farming provides an opportunity to produce healthy food, while having a positive impact on soil health, biodiversity, carbon emissions and local communities, as well as delivering compelling financial returns for investors.

Belltown acquired its first farm in 2019 and aims to grow to 50,000+ acres by 2029, spread across the US.

 

ABOUT THE STUYVESANT FARM

Belltown Farms operates ~1,200 acres in Columbia County where it plans to grow organic wheat, buckwheat, corn, soybeans and black beans using regenerative practices. The first organic crop will be harvested in 2022.

 

THE ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

– Hay making, including mowing, raking, tedding, baling, loading, and transporting bales

– Operating and maintaining row crop equipment

– General farm work (mowing, weeding, grain handling, planting, and harvesting crops etc)

– 40 hours per week, with possibility of overtime

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE MUCH OF THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCE:

– 2-4 years farming or land maintenance work

– Operating heavy farm equipment

– Equipment care and mechanical ability

– Guidance systems and precision ag preferred

– Interest in organic farming and openness to learning

– Applicant should be a self-starter and able to manage their time appropriately

– Ability to work well with others and be a team player

– CDL preferred but not required

Belltown is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring equality, tackling discrimination, promoting diversity in our workforce, creating an inclusive working environment, and fostering good relationships between diverse groups of employees. All employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital or civil union status, disability, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local law.

Please contact careers@belltownfarms.com with your CV and cover letter to apply