Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Farm Crew member - now hiring for 2019 Season

Location
Prior Lake, MN
Posted
Dec 04, 2018
Closes
Jan 03, 2019
Ref
4986_2
Contact
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Shift - Hours: First
Days: Monday - Friday
Hiring rate or hiring range: $13/ hour PLUS (based on experience)
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Plants, cultivates, and harvests field crops. Assist with honey collection and maple syrup operations.  Works with volunteers and youth.


Job Duties:

  1. Performs one or more of the following duties:
  2. Assist in planting and cultivating edible fruits and vegetables for a farm to market operation including greenhouse work, installation of a fruit orchard and working in a high tunnel.
  3. Assist in farm operations by: hand cultivation of produce, operating tractors, implements, and other machinery; harvesting and storing vegetables in preparation for delivery to market; packing and delivering produce orders.
  4. Assist to collect and process maple sap for the production of maple syrup.  Bottle maple syrup.  Deliver maple syrup to vendors at the direction of supervisory staff.
  5. Manage honeybee colonies for the production of honey.  Harvest and bottle honey.  Deliver honey to vendors at the direction of supervisory staff.
  6. Assist in farm-related record keeping and documentation.
  7. Assist with volunteers and youth groups.

Requirements:

This is a seasonal position. You will be working 40 hours per week (plus based on farm/producation needs)

  1. One year crop production experience, to include organic farming experience.
  2. Ability to operate farm machinery.          
  3. Valid driver's license required with a good driving record.
  4. On feet or standing 90% of time.
  5. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  6. Outside work 90% of time.  As related to climate conditions.  May work in excessive heat in the summer in a non-climate controlled environment.

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