Join Our Crew
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 currently hiring for the following positions:
Full-Time Field Crew Member
Part-Time 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.
Schedule: Full-time 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 in all weather conditions. Other field work includes cultivating, filling out logs, moving irrigation pipe, covering crops with insect netting, etc. Harvest work involves hours of work spent standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling. Tractor or mechanical skills are a plus, but not required. This is a physical job for a hardy person who likes to start early and work outdoors.
Delivery Driver- Part-Time
Schedule: Part-time through October 30th. Work days start at 5:30 AM every Thursday and Sunday. 8-9 hour days. Tasks include loading the truck, delivering produce to local grocery stores throughout 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. This is a job for a responsible, independent person who likes to be on the road and isn't afraid of driving a box truck in city traffic.
Packhouse Crew (all positions currently filled though we are accepting applications) 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. This is a fun and fast paced job for those who like to be around other people and be part of a team.