Want to work at Commonplace Farm?

Start by reading the information below. Then fill out the application. 

Farm Overview

Commonplace Farm is a small-scale, organic, family farm in Corvallis, Oregon situated on 24 acres. We grow seasonal salads and other specialty produce for local grocery stores. We are a production farm with a focus on efficiency. We utilize scale-appropriate machinery to save time, reduce wear and tear on our bodies, and increase productivity. In 2021 we plan to have a crew of 9 full-time people working with us from April through the end of October. It is extremely important that all of our crew help in creating a workplace were people are cared-for and encouraged. All positions pay $13-$14 an hour (based on experience) plus farm fresh produce. Work on the farm is fast paced and we are looking for dynamic people who can stay positive and be encouraging of their fellow crew members.

 

We are hiring for the following positions:

  • Field Crew

  • Packhouse Crew

  • Delivery Driver

 

All crew members must:

– Have transportation to get to work on time dependably.

– Have a working cell phone for communication.

– Be able to follow instructions and pay attention to details.

– Be able to commit to staying the duration of the season.

– Be physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs. repeatedly. 

– Provide their own comfortable work wear and rubber boots.

– Be able to keep a positive attitude, even in the midst of challenges.

– Be able to encourage others and see the good in people around them.

Prior farming experience is preferred but not required. No on-farm housing available.

 

Field Crew

Schedule: Full-time, April 1st through October 30th. 5:30AM-2:30PM (with breaks) Monday-Friday. 8 hour days, 40 hour weeks. Possible extra hours during peak season. Tasks include: Harvesting produce efficiently, safely, and consistently. Other field work includes cultivating, filling out logs, moving pipe, covering crops with insect netting, etc. Harvest work involves long hours of repetitive work spent standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling. Tractor or mechanical skills are a plus, but not required.

Packhouse Crew
Schedule: Full-time, April 1st through October 30th. 7:30AM-4:30PM (with breaks) Monday-Friday. 8 hour days, 40 hour weeks. Possible extra hours during peak season. Tasks include washing and packing produce, washing totes, labeling packaging, assembling orders, filling out logs, taking inventory of supplies, and general cleaning and sanitizing. Work involves long hours of repetitive work spent standing.

Delivery Driver

Schedule: Full-time April 1st through October 30th. Starting at 5:30 AM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. 8-12 hour days. Tasks include loading the truck, delivering produce to local grocery stores throughout Eugene, Corvallis, Salem, and Portland, driving safely, working efficiently, and being courteous to our customers. This job requires an industrious and trustworthy person who can stay focused and alert. Driving experience and clean driving record are a big plus. 

If you would like to be considered for hire please fill out the application form. 

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