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Assistant Vegetable Production Manager, Full-time

Under the guidance of the Vegetable Production Manager, the Assistant Vegetable Production Manager’s primary responsibility will be to operate tractors, implements, and other farm machinery relating to the Farm Hub’s organic vegetable production. The Assistant Vegetable Production Manager will also perform general fieldwork for the vegetable operation, as needed. They will work as part of the Farm Hub Team and report to the Vegetable Production Manager.

Responsibilities will include: assisting the Vegetable Production Manager with any and all tractor and equipment operations pertaining to vegetable production; performing general farm work, as needed; assist with training Farm Hub employees in safe and effective equipment operation; participating in training, workshops and staff meetings related to farm operations during work hours. 

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Buildings Maintenance Mechanic

The Hudson Valley Farm Hub is seeking a full-time staff member to work as part of the Construction and Facilities Team. The Buildings Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with maintaining, repairing, and improving Farm Hub facilities.

Tasks may include carpentry, minor plumbing and electrical repairs, painting, flooring, and general system maintenance. This person will also maintain cleanliness, safety, and order in the shop and ancillary work areas. 

Skills needed for this position include general construction skills, repair work, light carpentry, painting, minor plumbing and electrical repairs, landscaping, tractor operation, use of hand and power tools including skill saw, table saw and all power tools, and be able to work from ladders.

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Grounds Laborer

The Farm Hub is seeking a full-time staff member to work as part of the Grounds team. This team is responsible for the safe and effective maintenance of Farm Hub facilities and grounds, office buildings, and is generally charged with keeping the Farm Hub’s infrastructure and landscaping both well-functioning and attractive year-round.

This staff person will be primarily engaged in grounds maintenance and landscaping, participate in trainings, workshops and staff meetings related to Farm Hub operations during work hours.  The Grounds Laborer will also assist the Farm Manager with communicating with staff about best practices to promote a safe and effective workplace. 

Tasks include: Assist with maintaining all Farm Hub buildings, grounds and landscaping (includes mowing, weed whacking, weeding, snow shoveling sidewalks and around buildings), provide maintenance assistance for buildings and storage facilities (includes painting), and work closely with the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor to ensure that all field hedgerows are free of fallen trees and obstructions. 

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Farm Shop Manager / Lead Mechanic

The Farm Shop Manager’s primary responsibility will be to manage maintenance and repairs for a large fleet of farm machinery and vehicles, ensuring that shop workflow is in sync with the operational priorities of the farm. The Farm Shop Manager will report to the Farm Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform diagnostics, routine maintenance and necessary repairs on agricultural tractors, implements, and trucks
  • Maintain an efficient shop working environment, including the safety, security, and cleanliness of the shop and surrounding area. Prioritize workflow of the shop to meet the operational needs of the farm
  • Oversee computerized service and maintenance records, including inventory control, purchasing, and budget tracking

The ideal candidate will be able to adapt to growth in a dynamic and changing operational environment, be able to work both independently and collaboratively with a wide diversity of people, and employ effective time management and organizational skills grounded in a solid understanding of the seasonal pressures of farming.

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