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Join The Herbfarm Team

Positions Available
  • Guest Services: Guest Reservations and Administrative-Full Thyme--Days
  • Dishwasher/Polisher/Prep at The Herbfarm-3-4 nights
  • Herbfarm Cook.
  • Fine Dining Sommelier/Server
  • Herbfarm Pastry Cook.
  • Dining Room Set Up Assistant--Saturdays only or add either Thurs or Fri
  • General Manager of Guest and Staff experiences

    Seasonal Farm and Garden Assistant - April to September

    Supervisor

    Ethan Bahe, Head Farmer/Gardener

    Overview

    Support Lead Farmer/Gardener and the Assistant Farm/Gardener with all aspects of 5-acre production farm--seeding, plant propagation, plant/supply shopping, watering, feeding, weeding, transplanting, animal care and feeding. Daily harvest with great detail & delivery for kitchen needs. Irrigation systems, tractor use & care, tool/supply organization, composting, maintenance of farm infrastructure (fixing things). Guest tours.

    The Garden: Maintenance & design of food related plantings of raised beds and surrounding public display gardens at The Herbfarm Restaurant site ensuring gardens are presentable for guest viewing, weddings and tours at all times. Incorporate representative plantings of herbs & vegetables on current menus. Combine creativity, whimsy, and function.

    More

    • Outdoor work in all types of weather-- hot, cold, wet, windy
    • Hard, manual labor
    • Accuracy and consistency and cleanliness in daily kitchen harvest/delivery
    • Professional, friendly guest & staff interactions
    • Work on own and as member of a team at farm and garden
    • Expect much weekend work
    • Thoughtful about tasks and striving for quality and efficiency
    • Tidiness and safety with tools & hoses
    • Care of livestock and pet pigs


    Supervisor/Oversight

    Some oversight of occasional volunteers.

    Experience and Qualifications

    • Two plus years experience in commercial/public gardening preferably in the Pacific Northwest with vegetables, herbs & edible flowers.
    • Physically capable--wheelbarrows, shoveling, hauling, bending, weeding, composting
    • Basic understanding of IPM, biological soil and plant management and production gardening
    • Experience with propagation in and out of greenhouse
    • Farm Animal and Beekeeping experience a plus
    • Guest/Customer oriented





    Skills needed

    • Strength--able to lift 40# repeatedly in the course of a day
    • Small motor maintenance knowledge a plus
    • Garden bed and landscape design a plus

    Character traits

    •Works well with others and alone.
    •Takes direction well
    •Organized worker
    •Self starting, motivated
    •Dependable, timely, followthrough
    •Takes pride in work well done
    •Sense of humor
    •Willing to share knowledge and gain new
    •Positive attitude and not afraid to ask questions/directions
    •Interest in cooking and fine dining

    Hours/Schedules

    up to 30 hours May-Sep ramp up and down at season edges based on weather and plan demands.

    Benefits and Compensation

    • Pay: Hourly at Market Rate DOE.
    • Vacation/Sick pay
    • 401K match after one year
    • Medical /Dental coverage shared after 2 months
    • Discounts: Dining, Wine, Gifts, Spa, Hotel .
    • Healthy outdoor working environment
    • Working for a company you can feel proud to be part of
    To Apply please send resume and cover letter to jobs@TheHerbfarm.com. We invite you to visit and look around before applying.