Business / Organization Name: 
Gilson Family Herb Ent.
Contact Person: 
David Gilson
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
978-273-5004
Street Address: 
368 Main St. PO Box 74
City: 
Groton
State: 
Massachusetts
Zip Code: 
01450
Job Title: 
Assistant Farm Manager
Job Type: 
Full-time
Job Description: 
The Herb Lyceum, in Groton MA, is a multi-faceted agricultural business that includes several greenhouses for both wholesale and retail growing of herbs, vegetables and perennials. Additionally, there is a vegetable farm, commercial kitchen, and participation in several farmers markets in the Boston area. The owner/grower has over 25 years growing experience and is looking for a person who wants to pursue a full-time position as an assistant to the owner/grower (eventual promotion and profit sharing are planned). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate and gain knowledge in all aspects of this enterprise. This position is available for immediate hiring. Detailed job description during second interview.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please send resume and cover letter to: David Gilson PO Box 74 Groton, MA 01450
Minimum Qualifications: 
Serious candidates are asked to send in a resume with the following abilities: • At least 2 years management of vegetable farm • Ability to drive tractors/implements and box truck • Have experience in IPM and have, or willing to obtain, a spray license. • Demonstrate the ability to work in an organized, efficient, responsible manner • Possess the personal skills as a leader and team player; establish rapport with fellow workers, solve problems, and have a positive attitude. • Ability to work in all weather conditions. Willing to work seasonal long days. • Ability to lift 50-pound bags of soil.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Compensation is based on experience, interviews, and references.