The Queens County Museum
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|Posted On:||Monday, 5th November 2018|
Queens, New York
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Queens, New York 11004
About Queens Country Farm:
The Queens County Farm Museum is a 47-acre working farm dating back to 1697. We are a nonprofit public resource, visited by over 400,000 people each year. The site includes a landmark farmhouse, glass greenhouse, and restored barns which give us a glimpse into our agrarian past. Its rich glacial soil–which attracted European settlers in the 17th century–is cultivated today using sustainable practices, providing people with the freshest food. We are a New York City treasure where historic structures, productive fields, woodland, and livestock bring agricultural history to life.
Queens Farm is seeking a Farm Manager. Supervised by the Director of Agriculture, the Farm Manager will help run all aspects of the Agriculture Department, which include three acres of diversified market produce and flowers, markets, livestock, compost, perennial gardens, and seasonal farm staff. This position will begin in winter 2019.
Applicants should be passionate about developing their career as a farmer. Preference will be given to applicants with experience managingsmall farm
40 hours/week. Hours of work vary depending upon program demands. Weekend hours often required. Pay: $20/hr.
Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Director of Agriculture, Jen: email@example.com