Contact informationFarm Address:
406 Center Rd
Chimacum, Washington , 98325
Primary Contact: Rachel Covault
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Settled in the fertile Center Valley of Chimacum, Washington, Red Dog Farm boasts gorgeous views, salmon-bearing creek frontage, and prime growing conditions. We are certified organic and grow over 150 different varieties of vegetables, berries, cut flowers and plant starts on 23 acres. Our produce is sold locally at Port Townsend and Chimacum farmers markets, our CSA program, our fabulous self-serve Red Dog Farmstand, and through various retailers and restaurants.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 9/25/20
Internship Ends: None
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 year
Full Time: 15- 40 hours/ week (full time preferred, open to working out a part time schedule, if desired)
Permanent Position: Beginning immediately, 2+ years desired
Schedule: Work days are generally Monday through Friday.
We are looking for a motivated, problem solving-oriented individual to maintain and repair equipment and facilities, trouble-shoot problems, and operate equipment. You will work independently to keep our vehicles and equipment in top shape, and with the production team to implement the farm’s production plans in the field.
* Perform routine vehicle, equipment and facilities maintenance
* Act as a handy-person around the farm; repairing, improving and building things as needed
* Utilize innovation and creativity to improve farm equipment and systems
* Perform field tractor work using a variety of equipment and implements
* Communicate with farm owner and production manager daily
* Perform manual labor around the farm, particularly if full time
To Apply: Complete the Maintenance Specialist Application for Employment. Submit along with your resume to: Red Dog Farm, PO Box 402, Chimacum, WA 98325 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Opportunities: This position offers opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individual.
Skills Desired: Background and Skills * Mechanical experience- ability to problem-solve and think creatively, using resources on-hand and common sense * Knowledge and skill in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, general handy-person repair, welding and fabrication * Ability to work independently primarily, while also being part of a team * Must be extremely responsible, self-motivated and capable of handling complex instructions * Must have a clean driver’s license and be capable of handling physically demanding work * Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and situations * Good communication skills
Meals: A hot meal is provided for lunch once each week, along with produce from the farm.
Stipend: Hourly wage based on experience. Employees who return for multiple seasons will receive an annual performance-based raise.
Preferred method of Contact: Email