CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

2021 Weatherlow Florals Harvest Manager
Weatherlow Farms, Westport MA
Starting at $15/hr
20+ hrs/week April and November (ideally Monday-Wednesday, but could be flexible)
40+ hrs/week May-October (Sunday – Wednesday required)

Responsibilities will include:
– Learning and mastering 300+ flower variety names, habits, characteristics
– Harvest and post-harvest handling of all florals
– Wholesale order preparation and packing (inventory/cooler management, labeling, checking invoices, coordinating delivery routes, quality control, etc.)
– Manage delivery and pick up schedules, as well as performing weekly deliveries
– Market bouquet preparation, assembly, packing, deliveries
– Harvest and management of dried flowers
– Event florals harvesting, preparation, and packing
– Assisting with twice weekly estimates and harvest projections

Additional tasks if time/interest allows:
– Take over, tweak, improve, and manage wholesale ordering system and invoicing
– Assist with field and greenhouse work, including seeding and planting and mulching

Candidates must be:
– Interested in the wild and beautiful world of specialty cut flowers
– Able to work outside in extremely variable New England weather conditions while maintaining a sense of humor
– Willing to work long days, early mornings, and weekends
– In possession of a viable (and clean) drivers license
– Have their own mode of transportation to and from work
– Able to lift 50 lbs.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO HELLO@WEATHERLOWFARMS.COM

2021 Weatherlow Florals Field and Greenhouse Manager
Weatherlow Farms, Westport MA
Starting at $15/hr
20+ hrs/week February, March, and November (days of the week are flexible)
40+ hrs/week April-October (some weekends required)

Responsibilities will include:
– Following seeding plan, organizing propagation house, watering, monitoring seedling health
– Following planting plan, transplanting seedlings and tubers and plants
– Following and helping to develop a weekly production task list
– Bed preparation: removal of old crops, broadforking, spreading compost and amendments
– Irrigation scheduling, set up, running, and maintenance
– Foliar feeding and fertigation schedule, set up, running, and maintenance
– Weeding, pinching, and pruning
– Trellis installation and maintenance
– Perennial bed maintenance: weeding, mulching, amending
– Weekly crop assessment: walk greenhouses and fields, scout for disease and insect pressure, crop health, develop weekly and monthly task lists
– Weekend watering/greenhouse duties TBD with other team members

Additional tasks if time/interest allows:
– Plan new perennial plantings
– Propagate perennials through cuttings
– Assist in development of 2021 seeing and planting plans
– BCS walk-behind tractor usage and maintenance
– Greenhouse monitoring and maintenance

Candidates must be:
– Interested in the wild and beautiful world of specialty cut flowers
– Able to work outside in extremely variable New England weather conditions while maintaining a sense of humor
– Willing to work long days, early mornings, and weekends
– In possession of a viable (and clean) drivers license
– Have their own mode of transportation to and from work
– Able to lift 50 lbs.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO HELLO@WEATHERLOWFARMS.COM

Weatherlow Farms
Farm Retail Manager

About the Role:
Weatherlow Farms seeks a reliable individual looking for an engaging farm experience in beautiful southcoast Massachusetts. This position will be responsible for the overall operation of our boutique farm store. The position requires hard work, enthusiasm, an eye for special things and exceptional customer service.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Open, manage, and close the store during retail hours
Direct merchandising and sales efforts
Curate offerings and promotions
Assist in branding and store design
Serve customers professionally and act as a spokesperson for the farm

Qualifications:
Previous retail experience
Ability to represent the farm in a professional manner and proactively engage with customers
Enthusiasm for working on a farm and promoting local products
Love of good food and beautiful flowers
Self-starter with a serious work ethic, ability to work independently

Compensation:
Starting @ $15/hr.

Hours:
High Season – 30 hours/week
Low Season – 20 hours/week
Potential for additional hours for those seeking full time employment

About Weatherlow Farms:
Weatherlow Farms raises the highest quality grass-fed beef, lamb, chevon, pastured pork and poultry in the seaside town of Westport, MA. We grow a curated selection of flowers and foliage for weddings and special events. All is cared for employing environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices which focus on the special relationship between land, animal and food. We host farm events throughout the year, including farm-to-table dinners, workshops, weddings, as well as private dinners and cocktail parties.

Please send a cover letter and resume to hello@weatherlowfarms.com