Business / Organization Name: 
Four Star Farms, Inc.
Contact Person: 
Jacob L'Etoile
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
4134982711
Street Address: 
496 Pine Meadow rd
City: 
Northfield
State: 
Massachusetts
Zip Code: 
01360
Job Title: 
Farm Assistant, Field Hand
Job Type: 
Farming
Job Description: 
Four Star Farms in Northfield is seeking energetic, hard working, quick learning, and adaptable individuals for outdoor fieldwork, some processing of farm products and all other aspects of the farm operation. A valid driver’s license, track record of showing up on time and working hard, the ability to lift 50# repetitively, to follow directions, ask questions, and pay attention to detail are all a must. Experience working outside on either a farm or doing landscaping, driving a tractor, and basic trades skills such as engine repair, carpentry, welding, etc . . . are a big plus. Mon-Fri 7-4, but hours will vary with season, and some weekend work, starting pay is $11.00-$14.00/hour. Positions will be filled as the right candidates come along, if that is you, contact us ASAP. Call (413) 498-2968 or visit www.fourstarfarms.com for more information.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please call or e-mail for application details.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Required: • A valid drivers license; • A track record of showing up on time and working to completion of a job; • Ability to lift 50# repeatedly; • Ability to follow directions, ask questions, pay attention to detail; be organized; and • Good customer service skills Preferred: • Experience working outside on either a farm or doing landscaping; • Experience driving a tractor; • Basic trades skills such as engine repair, carpentry, welding, etc . . . a plus; • Experience operating heavy equipment such as excavators, backhoes, and front end loaders
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
$11-$14 an hour starting pay, seasonal positions do not include benefits, but for the right candidate/employee a year round position is available with paid time off, a cafeteria plan benefits package, 401K matching and more.