Job Vacancies

Please view our current vacancies below...

 

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Assistant Grower

Stowey Rocks Farm is an 80 acre organic farm in Somerset.  We grow 20-30 acres of field vegetables and approaching half an acre of protected cropping.  We sell through our vegbox scheme, farm shop and farmer’s market and also sell appreciable amounts of wholesale vegetables. Our ethos is based on growing for all the vegetable needs of the families that support us.

We are looking for an Assistant Grower to join our small team and to be involved in all aspects of the work from seed to doorstep.  The work involves a good mix of tractor drawn implement work and hand work.  Cultivations, planting, some harvesting and transport in the field are reliant on tractors. The work is physically demanding but rewarding and suitable for someone with good practical abilities, basic growing skills and a genuine interest in organic vegetable growing.

 

Requirements

  • Demonstrable practical skills
  • Experience of vegetable growing
  • Ability to work hard in all weather
  • Positive, productive and enthusiastic
  • Commitment to learning
  • Able to work both in a team and alone
  • A full driving license is essential. 
  • Some equipment and tractor experience

 

Accommodation

Comfortable accomodation is available on the farm in a large mobile home. Rent is £35/week plus utilities

 

Pay

Rate of pay, however, will depend on experience and the terms agreed with the management.

 

Probationary period

There will be a probationary period of one month.

 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:

Richard Plowright

Plowrightorganic@gmail.com

www.plowrightorganic.co.uk

 

Deadline for applications: 31 December 2017