About the Farm: Mattawoman Creek Farms is a 30-acre certified organic farm that is owned and operated by Rick and Janice Felker. Located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia near Eastville, and warmed by the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Mattawoman Creek Farms enjoys a year-round growing season and fertile farmland.
Work Description: The Organic Produce Packing Supervisor is responsible for the handling and packing of all the organic produce grown year-round at Mattawoman Creek Farms on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. This includes washing, cleaning, grading, packing, and storing the produce after harvest. The Supervisor is also responsible for completing CSA packing, processing wholesale orders, and prepping for farmers markets, as well as supervising other packing area employees. The Supervisor will receive training from the farm in the areas of organic record keeping, food safety, and produce grading, and will be responsible for maintaining those standards.
Qualifications: We seek candidates who have a strong work ethic, are willing and able to do physical work outdoors daily (must be able to lift at least 30 pounds) and are honest and diligent. Candidates should have an interest in human and environmental health, a positive outlook, the ability to work with others, and a commitment to excellence.
Hours/Pay: Mattawoman Creek Farms employees receive a fair wage and get paid on a weekly basis. We work year-round, generally Mondays through Fridays. Other benefits include learning about organic farming and the USDA organic program from experienced organic farmers and frequent free veggies whenever extra is available. Mattawoman Creek Farms is a drug and tobacco free workplace.
Timeframe: This position is available immediately.
To Apply: Please complete an application and send it to us by either mail or email. Our application can be found on the employment page of our website, or you can call the farm to request the application be mailed to you.
Mattawoman Creek Farms LLC
4103 Barlow Creek Lane, P.O. Box 689, Eastville, Virginia 23347-0689
Telephone: (757) 678-5731 · Email: organic@MattawomanCreekFarms.com