Atlas Farm - Certified Organic Produce

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Employment

Applicants for all of our positions should be hard-working, reliable, self-motivated, have a valid driver’s license and their own transportation. Farm work is fun and rewarding but also very physically demanding. Applicants should have the desire to work outside even in adverse weather and be able to work early in the morning and for long hours during the main growing season. We pride ourselves on the amazing crew we have here at the farm. We work very hard and focus on efficiency, but also foster a great work environment where people are engaged in their work, enjoy their co-workers, and take pride in an exceptional finished product. Most of our crew have been with us for many years and we are always looking for more talented individuals to join our team.

Positions currently available:

Farm Store Clerk

Our farm store is open year-round, selling our own certified organic produce as well as other farm and food products from local producers in our area.
The farm store clerk is a seasonal position requiring 35-40 hours/week during our main season .  Although this position is seasonal in nature, there is the potential for winter work in other areas of the farm depending on the applicant.  Duties include daily operating tasks at the store including opening and closing shifts, receiving inventory, maintaining produce displays, interacting with customers, maintaining a clean and orderly environment, and coordinating activities with the farm store manager. The ideal applicant will have experience in both agriculture and customer service.
Applicants should have experience in retail sales, familiarity with fresh produce, strong communication skills, computer literacy, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Excellent people skills are a must: friendliness, patience, and a desire to engage and educate customers about our produce. On-farm work experience and creative skills such as sign making are also desired. Work days are long and tiring. Applicants must be able to lift 50+ lbs., stand for extended periods, and be prepared to work hard and maintain a cheerful demeanor under varied and trying conditions. Please email a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Atlas Farm 635 River Rd. Deerfield, MA 01342. We will contact you if an interview will be required. Please be aware that we normally receive a lot of responses to internet job postings and will not be able to respond to unqualified applicants.

Farm Mechanic and Equipment Operator

Responsibilities include maintenance and repair of farm machinery including trucks, tractors, and tractor implements, in addition to equipment operation. This position involves maintaining service records for all equipment, managing shop supplies, maintaining shop tools and equipment, metal fabrication, troubleshooting maintenance and repair issues, and coordinating field activities with the farm manager. Equipment operation includes tractor work in field preparation, planting, cultivating, spraying, and harvesting. Applicants should have experience with tractors and vegetable farming equipment, metal fabrication, and familiarity with diesel engines and shop tools. Carpentry, plumbing, and electrical experience are also desired. This is a position requiring close attention to detail, an aptitude for record keeping, good communication skills, and a flexible schedule. The position is year round, requiring 50-60 hours per week during the main field season of April-November and 20-30 hours per week from December-March. The normal work week is Monday-Friday, but some weekend hours will be required. Applicants should have a desire for long-term employment. Compensation is commensurate with experience.  To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Atlas Farm 635 River Rd. Deerfield, MA 01342. We will contact you if an interview will be required. Please be aware that we normally receive a lot of responses to internet job postings and will not be able to respond to unqualified applicants.

Field Production Manager

The Field Production Manager is responsible for overseeing field crop production including field preparation, planting, cultivation, pest and disease control, and other cultural practices. This position is heavily focused on equipment work and applicants should have a minimum of 3 years experience operating tractors and other farm equipment, specifically in vegetable production. Applicants should also have an aptitude for record keeping, calculating for fertilizer and pest control applications, trouble shooting equipment, and communicating with others. The Field Production Manager works very closely with the farm owner and the rest of the farm management staff and requires strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and ability to adapt quickly to the ever changing farm environment. This is a year-round position requiring up to 60 hours per week during the main season (April-November) and decreasing to 20-30 hours per week from December-March and is well-suited to someone looking for a job with long-term potential. Compensation is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Atlas Farm 635 River Rd. Deerfield, MA 01342. We will contact you if an interview will be required. Please be aware that we normally receive a lot of responses to internet job postings and will not be able to respond to unqualified applicants.