Listing Information

Currently Hiring

No, not at this time. Please check back next season!

Number of Workers Sought

4

Type of Farm

Hay & Forage, Grain, Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard

Marketing Strategy

Education

Paid

Yes

Pay Rate

$12+ depending on experience, and access to all demonstration garden vegetables and any fruit leftover from research projects.

What are the dates of your position?

*Start: April 1st 2021 or May 1st 2021. End: October 31th 2021. *these dates may be modified for the right candidate

Are you open to shorter periods of employment or do you prefer that workers stay the full season?

Shorter periods of employment possible

Explain the room and board arrangements or describe options in your area

We can offer one on-site pop-up camper and access to a full kitchen and bathroom.

Do you have a website, social media account, or job posting anywhere else?

Yes

Online Listing URL

https://agresearch.montana.edu/warc/Employment.html

Describe the work to be performed by applicant

weeding, crop irrigation, data collection, harvesting, grounds maintenance, use of equipment, lab work, seed cleaning

What do you expect of a worker?

Our workdays typically run from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday with two 15-minute breaks and 30-minute lunch. Occasionally this schedule will shift depending on harvest needs and weather. Work here can be physically demanding, so we expect our workers to be able to stay on the move all day.

Describe the learning and educational opportunities available to a worker

Western Ag is a branch research station for Montana State University. As such, we are happy to provide as many educational opportunities as possible for any worker interested.

Describe what other occupation(s) you have

Research and education