Organic Vegetable farm hiring Truck Driver
Market Driver- May through Dec, year round possible
Tamarack Hollow is seeking a truck driver to transport our vehicle from the farm in Plainfield, Vermont to our farmers’ market in New York City once a week, four times a month. The drive is six hours down, then the driver will assist with market set up for one- two hours as needed. The driver then has the day off in NYC, returning to the market at 5:30 to assist with market breakdown and return to Vermont. Markets are on Wednesday and Saturday, driver will leave the farm at 12:30 AM in the morning. The truck has a bed, so the driver can sleep after market is set up. NOTE- we are hiring for Wed OR Sat, not both. Schedule flexible for ideal candidate.
Requirements: Clean driving record and valid driver’s license, ability to lift 40 lbs, and experience driving a box truck and/or driving in a dense urban environment. Knowledge of farming and familiarity with farmers’ markets is a plus.
$15/ hour starting wage, plus $25 meal stipend
To apply email with the position in the subject line. Please include 2 references, a resume, and answer the following. In-person interview required.
1. How did you find this position?
2. Why do you want to work for a vegetable farm? If you have worked in agriculture before, what do you find challenging and rewarding about farming?
3. What do you find rewarding or challenging about working and making decisions as part of a cooperative team?
4. What is your ideal work environment?