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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are accepting applications for the 2023 growing season. Read below for details on open positions. To apply, please send us an email at info@moonshotfarm.com with your resume and a cover letter noting relevant experience, future plans, and why you are interested in the job. Please put "Employment" in the subject line. Top candidates will be invited for a paid trial day at the farm. Please note that we may not be able to respond individually to all applications.

Current open positions -  scroll down for details:

  • Harvester

Harvester

We are hiring several additional harvesters to support our cut flower operations in 2023. Seasonal position running from through Thanksgiving, with full-time, year-round employment opportunities available for the right candidates. This is a fast-paced and physically demanding role, with work hours spent outdoors in all weather conditions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Harvesting cut flowers 

  • Working outside in all conditions - rain or shine, hot or cold

  • Bending down to harvest

  • Carrying heavy buckets

  • Ocasionally assisting with other farm tasks like weeding 

  • Helping farm crew with fall bulb planting in November

  • General farm maintenance, including bucket washing, organization, sweeping, mopping, cleaning out barn/cooler, irrigation repairs, etc.

  • For interested candidates, potential to help at farmers market and you-pick events

Ideal Candidate

  • No farming experience necessary

  • Positive attitude, flexible schedule 

  • Ability to lift 60+ pounds repeatedly, squat/bend, and be on hands & knees for extended periods of time

  • Organized and quick to learn new tasks

  • Able to commit to regular schedule, 8-12 hours/week, until Thanksgiving - we have a very small team and reliability is key

What We’re Offering

  • Hourly pay starting at $17/hour (more based on experience) 

  • Involvement and training in a diverse range of projects

  • An inclusive and welcoming workplace

  • Potential for growth to full-time flower farming job

  • Additional benefits for full-time employees in year two (e.g., IRA with match)

  • Earned sick leave in accordance with NJ state law

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