Field Production Assistant and Equipment Operator

Atlas Farm is an 85 acre, certified organic vegetable farm located in Deerfield, Massachusetts. The Field Production Assistant and Equipment Operator position is focused on 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 1 year of experience operating tractors and other farm equipment and a knowledge of vegetable production practices in New England. 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 Assistant works very closely with the farm owner and the rest of the farm management staff and should have 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 We will contact you if an interview will be required.