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Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:07 AM


Company Name: Long Acre Farms
Company Location: Macedon, New York

Farm Operations- Apprenticeship
Full-time job

Farm Operations Apprenticeship Description:
The primary learning objective of our apprenticeship is to offer hands-on experiences in modern agri-tourism farming, operations, winery and management. Apprentices will work and train under the guidance of the farm owner along with managers in maintaining all aspects of the farm. Management opportunities available for right candidate. Our goal is to provide a hands-on training experience for a candidate with strong agriculture background or experience.
Apprentice position will incorporate both farm operations & our Fall Festivals weekends.

Job Descriptions:
• Assist in the general maintenance of the Farm (lawn care, landscaping, play equipment, corn maze, general appearance)
• Be our “go-to” person for repairs around market/ice-cream shop and winery.
• Assist with wine production; harvesting, crushing, pressing of grapes, bottling & labeling wine.
• Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment
• Assist in building and maintaining the maze. Potential for fall maze management
• Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal farm help
• Potential to build and expand on personal strengths and interests. (building, design, fabrication, management, food-production/pizza making)

• Must be at least 18 years old. This is a full-time position
• College degree and/or certification in agriculture or related areas of work not required but welcomed.
• Strong understanding of farm & agricultural work demands. Must commit to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
• Must be comfortable with operating/learning to operate equipment- including movers, midsize tractors, saws, lifts….)
• Welding, wood-working, constructions experience preferred/ willingness to learn
• Must be physically fit and able to lift upwards of 50lbs.
• Must have valid NYS driver’s license and have reliable transportation
• A self-starter with ability to complete tasks without supervision.

Hours will vary with season.
April – September general Monday thru Friday daytime hours.
Mid-September thru Halloween, Fall Festival Weekends: Rotating work days during the week, must be available Friday evenings, Saturday and Sundays for all 6 weekends.
Winter: 4 day work weeks

Apprenticeship Details:
Apprenticeship period will last 1 calendar year where candidate will commit to work and train with farm owner. After first training year, full time employment possibilities. Additional training/classes are available to build on specific interests. Compensation will vary based on experience with bonus potential.

To be considered, send resume to
1339 Eddy Rd

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